Long Man Blues
by Various Artists
- Released: October 17, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Delmark
- 1.Blue Coat Man - Eddie Boyd
- 2.Disgusted - L.G. McKinley
- 3.Be My Companion - L.G. McKinley
- 4.Tortured Blues - L.G. McKinley (previously unreleased)
- 5.Weeping Willow Blues - L.G. McKinley
- 6.Empty Bed - Ernest Cotton (previously unreleased)
- 7.I Could But I Ain't - Jack Cooley
- 8.Rain on My Window - Jack Cooley
- 9.I Feel So Fine - Harold Burrage
- 10.You're Gonna Cry - Harold Burrage
- 11.I'm a Lover
- 12.Feel So Good
- 13.Long Man, The - Dennis Binder
- 14.I'm a Lover - (alternate take)
- 15.Stuff I Like, The - Eddie Ware
- 16.Lonely Broken Heart - Eddie Ware
- 17.Adam's Rib - Cliff Butler
- 18.Jealous Hearted Woman - Cliff Butler
- 19.Tired of Being Mistreated
- 20.Love Is a Mistake
- 22.Rockabye Baby
- 23.I Stayed Away Too Long - Earl Hooker / Arbee Stidham
- 24.Look Me Straight in the Eye - Earl Hooker / Arbee Stidham (previously unreleased)
- 25.I Stayed Away Too Long - Earl Hooker / Arbee Stidham (alternate take)
Producers: Lew Simpkins, Willie Dixon, Leonard Allen.
Compilation producer: Robert G. Koester.
Recorded between 1951 & 1957. Includes liner notes by Bill Dahl.
Personnel: Earl Hooker (vocals, guitar); Ernest Cotton (vocals, tenor saxophone); Eddie Boyd, Eddie Ware (vocals, piano); Cliff Butler, Harold Burrage, Jack Cooley, Arbee Stidham (vocals); Lee Cooper, Lefty Bates (guitar); Raymond Hill, Red Holloway, Bobby Fields (tenor saxophone); Lafayette Leake (piano); Fred Below, Percy Walker, Odie Payne, Jr. (drums).
Liner Note Author: Bill Dahl.
Recording information: Universal Recording Studios (05/30/1951-07/12/1957).
Illustrator: Al Brandtner.
Chicago blues obscurities from the '50s United/States vaults, including highlights Dennis Binder, Harold Burrage, Arbee Stidham, Jack Cooley, and Cliff Butler. ~ Bill Dahl
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