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This track recorded on October 17, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia for Victor Records.
WAKE UP MAMA, TURN YOUR LAMP DOWN LOW
Great voice & lyrics.
This is what it's all about!
Turn your lamp down low and listen to this marvellous track
pretty good stuff
gotta love this track.
His voice is so distinctive,
"I looked over in the corner, Grandma' and Grandpa' had 'em too..."
Actually the Allman Brothers version is based on Taj Mahal's cover of this song.
So this is where the Allman Brothers got this one from...very nice.
one of his best.i like the pick up midway through.
that's what I called Blues...
"Treated me like a King and she was a dog-gone Queen"
what a voice
Broke Down Engine is one of his best
Every time I hear this song I have to stop and reflect for a minute. This was picked on a 12 string… damn, that’s some talent. Something tells me that this older recording was sped up just a little.
"...No I'm not good looking, but I'm some sweet woman's angel child..." Sublime music. Sub-lime.
if you dig this track, you should check out mississippi fred mcdowell's 61 highway. both of the songs are amazing.
love this shit man!....I cain't stop my leg....
Cool riff, I think this is the best of his songs I've heard.
this is the sho-nuff sho-nuff!
hand me my travelin' shoes
I personally don't care who Jesus is I just know this song is great....
she's a mighty mean woman, do me this a-way...
Looooove his voice!
reach over in the corner mama, and hand me my travellin' shoes...
Nobody sings the blues like McTell
Nobody is Jesus!
Blind Willie McTell is Jesus
If I could play half as good as this I'd die happy
yet another excellent "blind" guy from back in the day..funny how that is!?
Well, rykowolf, I'm glad Last.fm helps you boost your self-confidence. However, there are many blues nerds who enjoy listening to this stuff.
Why did the Allman Brothers even bother?
daddy daddy left me wild wild wild, no I'm not good lookin but I'm some sweet mamma's sweet angel child.
listening to this is quite fashionable. I feel very intellectual listening to this. Something to boast about at at last!
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