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John Brim, Little Hudson: The JOB Series vol. 5 (1951-53) 1981

sub-titled: Classic early 1950’s Chicago Blues

The JOB Series vol 5

Track list:

01. Young and Wild
02. I Love My Baby [#1]
03. I Love My Baby [#2]
04. Trouble in the Morning
05. Humming Blues
06. Man Around My Door
07. Hospitality Blues
08. Hard Pill to Swallow [#2]
09. Drinking Woman
10. Don’t Leave Me (no names blues)
11. Moonlight Blues
12. Rough Treatment
13. I’m Looking for a Woman
14. Things Going So Tough with me [#1,4]
15. Don’t Hang Around
16. Shake It Baby

Personnel:

#01-05: John Brim
John Brim – vocal, guitar
Sunnyland Slim – piano, humming (#5)
unknown bass

#06-08: John Brim and Grace Brim
John Brim – vocals (#8,9), guitar
Grace Brim – vocal (#6,7), harmonica (#6), drums
Sunnyland Slim – piano
probably Eddie Taylor – guitar (#8)
unknown bass

#09-11: John Brim
John Brim – vocals, possibly guitar
Ernest Cotton – tenor sax
Sunnyland Slim – piano
Pete Franklin – guitar
Big Crawford – bass
Alfred Wallace – drums

#12-15: Little Hudson
Hudson Showers – vocals, guitar
Lazy Bill Lucas – piano
probably Jesse Fowler or James Bannister – drums

Recorded:
#01-05: Chicago, September 27, 1951
#06-09: Chicago, August 22, 1952
#10,11: Chicago, late 1952
#12-16: Chicago, January 31, 1953

This compilation
Released: 1981
Label: Flyright
FLY 568

Re-mastering: Ron Geeson

Liner Notes: Mike Rowe

Photography: courtesy of Blues unlimited
Sleeve Design: Nigel Goodall/Artsleeves

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