Ann Arbor Blues Festival 1969, Vol. 1

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    The first volume of the Ann Arbor Blues Festival 1969 compilation on 180 gram black vinyl.

    1. Roosevelt Sykes – Dirty Mother For You
    2. Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup - So Glad You’re Mine 3. J.B. Hutto & His Hawks – Too Much Alcohol
    4. Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins - I Wonder Why
    5. Junior Wells – Help Me (A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson)
    6. B.B. King w/Sonny Freeman And The Unusuals – I’ve Got A Mind To Give Up Living
    7. Mississippi Fred McDowell – John Henry
    8. Pinetop Perkins – Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie
    9. Big Bill Hill – Introduction
    10. Luther Allison And The Blue Nebulae – Everybody Must Suffer/Stone Crazy
    11. Clifton Chenier – Tu M’as Promise L’amour (You Promised Me Love)
    12. The Original Howlin’ Wolf And His Orchestra – Hard Luck
    13. Otis Rush - So Many Roads, So Many Trains

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I Wonder Why 03:16
John Henry 04:39
Hard Luck 16:52


Celebrating the 50th anniversary of America's first festival dedicated to the blues. Featuring previously unheard performances by B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Son House, Big Mama Thornton and more!


released August 2, 2019

Produced by Parker Fishel and Jim Fishel
Project coordinated by Ben Blackwell and Ben Swank
Original recordings by Jim Fishel with assistance from Jerry Miller and Jim Siegelman, except Son
House recorded by Jeff Todd Titon
Tape transfers and restoration: Ben Young and Parker Fishel
Cut for vinyl: Bill Skibbe
Art direction and design: Nathanio Strimpopulos
Legal: Stacy Fass, Mae Ho, and Patrick Sabatini
Research and writing: Parker Fishel, Sophie Abramowitz, and David Beal
Additional editing: Nick Murray


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