COLLINS, ALBERT / CRAY, ROBERT / COPELAND, JOHNNY

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Model:
ALCD8743
SKU:
281127
PLU: 14551874324
Format - CD
Genre - Blues & Roots
Release Date - 18/03/11

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Alligator's Grammy-winning, best-selling title of all time, remastered on CD with the added bonus track 'Something To Remember You By'. Universally recognised as one of the greatest blues albums of all time. A celebrated studio 'cutting contest' between three legendary blues guitarists. Albert and Johnny are sadly no longer with us, but Robert Cray continues to record and tour, and is one of the best-selling blues artists in history. Call it three for the price of one. Far from engaging in a guitar-playing shootout, Albert Collins, Robert Cray, and Johnny Copeland work together incredibly well, achieving a kind of musical synergy that's rarely heard. Copeland and Cray handle most of the vocal duties, and Cray's smooth, soul-tinged voice (positively shiver-eliciting on "The Dream," as is Collins's lead guitar work) complements Copeland's growl perfectly. Collins doesn't get to sing as much, but he more than makes up for it with his harmonica on the slow blues "Bring Your Fine Self Home." And of course, all three turn in stellar guitar work, trading solos and rhythm parts with the greatest of ease; Cray was a relative newcomer at the time of this recording, but he more than holds his own. One would be hard pressed to find a better blues collaboration anywhere.
Primary Format - MusicCD
ArtistCOLLINS, ALBERT / CRAY, ROBERT / COPELAND, JOHNNY
LabelAlligator
Music GenreBlues
Music Genre PrimaryBlues & Roots
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