Various Artists - Alligator Records - 50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin' Music [2LP]
Cat. no: AL5000
Release Date: 18th June 2021
Two-LP and 3 CD collection featuring fifty years of iconic, genre-defining recordings by a star-studded Who’s Who of American blues and roots music artists past and present, Hound Dog Taylor, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Koko Taylor, Johnny Winter, Tommy Castro, Marcia Ball, Albert Collins, Luther Allison, James Cotton, Toronzo Cannon and many more.
LP Features 24 songs (over 97 minutes of music) which also appear on the triple CD.
LPs packaged in a double-pocket gatefold cover with extensive liner notes.
Reviews confirmed in Mojo and Blues & Rhythm
BBC Radio 2 Cerys Matthews to support with anecdotes recorded by label owner
Bruce Iglauer and music played from release.
Full page ad in Blues Matters
LP 1: Give Me Back My Wig / I’m A Woman / Have Mercy / Somebody Loan Me A Dime / What You See Is What You Get / Telephone Angel aka You’re On My Mind / Blue Monday Hangover aka Blue Monday / Little Car Blues aka Too Many Drivers / Lights Out / Soul Fixin’ Man (Live) / Cold Lonely Nights (Live) / Sloppy Drunk
LP 2: Party Town / Make It Back To Memphis (Live) / Midnight Hour Blues / Living In A Burning House / You Didn’t Think About That / I’m Running / Outside Of This Town / Clotilda’s On Fire / The Longer That I Live / A Woman (Live) / Ice Cream In Hell / The Chicago Way