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Hot Songs My Mother Taught Me

Hot Songs My Mother Taught Me

"To me I sing love songs—sad songs—torchy songs better. Guess it's because I had such a hard, sad life from as far back as I can remember is why." Cryin' songs and dyin' songs are the substance of Creole Songbird Lizzy Miles' musical outpourings. Pianist Red Camp, banjoist Albert French and Tony Almerico's Parisian Room Band outpour right along with her in this late recording. And so we hear this scintillating blend of outpourings when "Mama don't allow no clarinet playin' in here...but Tony don't care what Mama don't allow, he's gonna play that clarinet anyhow." (Hear more of Miles' moans in COOK01182 Moans and Blues and COOK01184 Torchy Lullabies My Mother Sang Me.)

Track Listing

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Waitin' for the Robert E. Lee Lizzie Miles 2:53
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Who's Sorry Now? Lizzie Miles 2:32
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Mama Don' Allow It Lizzie Miles 4:39
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Take Yo' Finger Off It Lizzie Miles 3:12
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Bill Bailey Lizzie Miles 2:25
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Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Lizzie Miles 4:05
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Chinatown Lizzie Miles 1:39
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A Cottage for Sale Lizzie Miles 3:52
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Ballin the Jack Lizzie Miles 3:06
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Dyin' Rag Lizzie Miles 4:21
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Georgia on My Mind Lizzie Miles 5:50
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Tishomingo Blues Lizzie Miles 4:03
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The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise Lizzie Miles 2:36
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