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Blues by Roosevelt “The Honeydripper” Sykes

Blues by Roosevelt “The Honeydripper” Sykes

Sykes’s powerful music tells of life and living through a voice full of emotion, which richly contrasts with his insistent, driving piano. Booklet includes updated notes, lyrics, discography, and bibliography. 14 tracks, including Sweet Old Chicago, 44 Blues, and Memphis Slim Rock. "A seasoned bluesman and a showman whose magic fingers work the ivories like pistons pumping in a freshly oiled engine." — The Chariho Times

Track Listing

101
Sweet Old Chicago Roosevelt Sykes 2:59
102
Don't Care Blues Roosevelt Sykes 2:08
103
47th Street Jive Roosevelt Sykes 2:44
104
Memphis Slim Rock Roosevelt Sykes 3:09
105
44 Blues Roosevelt Sykes 2:44
106
Security Blues Roosevelt Sykes 2:41
107
R.S. Stomp Roosevelt Sykes 2:31
108
Ran the Blues Out of My Window Roosevelt Sykes 2:59
109
All My Money's Gone Roosevelt Sykes 3:06
110
Woman in Elaine, Arkansas Roosevelt Sykes 2:26
111
The Mistaken Life Roosevelt Sykes 2:44
112
The Sweet Root Man Roosevelt Sykes 2:36
113
The Thing Roosevelt Sykes 3:47
114
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Roosevelt Sykes 2:28

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