Label: Entertainment One US, LP - CPD-CD-645 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Blues • Style: Modern Electric Blues, Country Blues
Although they may mix elements of hip-hop, classic metal, and alternative rock into their repertoire, the North Mississippi Allstars are really a power blues trio whose members lean heavily on the kind of Mississippi folk-blues Amor, Amor - Nicolas de Angelis* - Nicolas De Angelis they learned firsthand from the likes of R.
BurnsideJunior Kimbroughand Othar Turner, an approach that has given the NMA a solid grounding in local blues history as well as a solid sense of place. The two-disc The Early Years packages together the group's first two albums, 's Shake Hands with Shorty and 's 51 Phantomand the two outings fit seamlessly together. Phantom features mostly NMA originals they do tackle versions of Kimbrough 's "Lord Have Mercy" and Pops Staples ' "Freedom Highway"like the impressive "Snakes in My Bushes" and the ancient-sounding "Sugartown," that build on old blues templates until there is essentially no difference in tone or feel between the group's original songs and the blues covers they do.
The North Mississippi Allstars seem to straddle two worlds with their sound, the old one with fife-and-drum bands playing "Sitting on Top of the World" and the new one of the 21st century with its drum machines, looped samples, and sharp edits.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods.
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date September 19, Track Listing - Disc 1. North Mississippi Allstars. Snakes in My Bushes. Lord Have Mercy. Freedom Highway. Roebuck "Pops" Staples. Circle North Mississippi Allstars - The Early Years the Sky. Up Over Yonder.
Track Listing - Disc North Mississippi Allstars - The Early Years . Shake 'Em on Down. Mississippi Fred McDowell. Drop Down Mama. Po Black Maddie. Skinny Woman. Drinkin' Muddy Water. Goin' Down South. Station Blues. Someday Baby. All Night Long. Freedom Highway Roebuck "Pops" Staples.
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