The Record Collection

Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup: Mean ol’ Frisco

Fire Records FLP 103

Track list:

01 – Mean Ole Frisco
02 – Look On Yonder Wall
03 – That’s Alright
04 – Ethel Mae
05 – Too Much Competition
06 – Standing At My Window
07 – Rock Me Mama
08 – Greyhound Bus
09 – Coal Black Mare
10 – Katie Mae
11 – Dig Myself A Hole
12 – So Glad You’re Mine

Collectables label CD (COL-5130) includes:
13 – Death Valley Blues
14 – If I Get Lucky
15 – Angel Child
16 – The Moon Is Rising
17 – My Mama Don’t Allow Me
18 – I’m In The Mood

Personnel:

Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup – vocals, guitar, bass, drums

Produced by Bobby Robinson
Recorded 1962 in New York

Liner notes by Jack Walker

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Mean Ol’ Frisco music CDs Compiled from Arthur Crudup’s 1962 sessions for Fire Records. Mean Ol’ Frisco songs

These are his ’60s Fire sessions. It fits into the second stage of his recording career, with Look on Yonder’s Wall and Coal Black Mare.
— Barry Lee Pearson
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The Original LP (Fire FLP 103) released in 1962 with liner notes by Jack Walker.
Collectables label CD (COL-5130) released in 2006 with liner notes by Kerry Kudlacek.

Arthur Crudup (pronounced “Crood’up”)
b. August 5, 1905 in Forest, Mississippi
d. March 28, 1974 in Nassawadox, Virginia

 

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