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Mississippi Fred McDowell - Delta Blues flac album

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Performer: Mississippi Fred McDowell
Title: Delta Blues
Country: USA, Canada & Europe
Style: Delta Blues
Category: Blues
Rating: 4.7 ✦
Other format: MP3 AC3 AU MIDI DTS AUD AUD

Arhoolie's Mississippi Delta Blues is one of the definitive Mississippi Fred McDowell albums. Culled from two sessions, recorded in 1964 and 1965 respectively, this blues revival-era recording finds McDowell at his very best, performing powerful versions of traditional Delta blues songs, as well as a handful of originals. McDowell recorded many fine albums, but this is arguably his best.

Mississippi Delta Blues. By: Fred McDowell (1989, Blues). More albums from Fred McDowell: I Do Not Play No Rock ‘N’ Roll by Fred McDowell. Vol. 2 by Fred McDowell. When I Lay My Burden Down by Fred McDowell. In London, Vo. by Fred McDowell. Live In New York by Fred McDowell. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning by Fred McDowell. My Home Is In The Delta by Fred McDowell. 1962 – His First Recordings Following Discovery by Fred McDowell. View all albums . Mississippi Delta Blues. 1. Write Me A Few Lines.

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The simplest and most perfect form of the blues: an acoustic guitar, and a booming, wailing voice. How could music this beautiful and pure have (d)evolved into a bunch of rich dudes jamming on the most boring party music in existence for hours on end? HOW?? Track listing: 1. Write Me a Few Lines 2. Louise 3. I Heard Somebody Call 4. 61 Highway 5. Mama Don't Allow 6. Kokomo Blues 7. Fred's Worried Life Blues 8. You Gonna Be Sorry 9. Shake 'Em on Down 10. My Trouble Blues 11. Black Minnie 12. That's Alright 13. When I Lay My Burden Down. I’m about fifty-nine; I couldn’t tell you exactly the date I was born. McDowell spent his early years working on his father’s farm in Rossville, finally leaving it when he was twenty-one years of age because, as he told Welding, I just got tired of plowing. He went to Memphis and spent three years working in a mill, following this with a number of casual jobs. All the while he was keeping up with his guitar, playing as opportunities arose.

Mississippi Fred McDowell was a key figure in Mississippi hill country blues and one of the most dynamic performers of the 60s blues revival. Born on 12 January 1906, he moved to the Delta in 1928 and settled in Como, Mississippi, which is 40 miles or so to the south of Memphis.

Mississippi Fred McDowell was born Fred McDowell in Rossville, Tennessee, January 12, 1904. He died in Memphis,Tennessee on July 3, 1972. He was a blues singer and guitar player in the North Mississippi style. His parents, who were farmers, died when McDowell was a youth. He started playing guitar at the age of 14 and played at dances around Rossville. Wanting a change from ploughing fields, he moved to Memphis in 1926 where he worked in a number of jobs and played music for tips.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Write Me A Few Lines
A2 Louise
A3 I Heard Somebody Call
A4 61 Highway
A5 Mama Don't Allow Me
A6 Kokomo Blues
B1 Fred's Worried Life Blues
B2 You Gonna Be Sorry
B3 Shake 'Em On Down
Arranged By, Adapted By – McDowell*Written-By – White*
B4 My Trouble Blues
B5 Black Minnie
B6 That's Alright
Written-By – A. Crudup*
B7 When I Lay My Burden Down
Written-By – Traditional

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Tradition Music


  • Design [Cover] – Wayne Pope
  • Recorded By, Liner Notes, Photography By – Chris Strachwitz
  • Written-By – McDowell* (tracks: A1 to A7, B1, B2, B4, B5)


Recorded in Como Mississippi on February 13, 1964 with One Capps Condenser Microphone.

Produced by:
Arhoolie Records
Box 9195 - Berkeley, Calif. 94719

Runouts also include an unreadable monogram signature.

Similar to Delta Blues, but labels with "Vocal & Guitar" (not capitals) left of center hole and "(149") and "" at bottom.
Released no later than 1972.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 etched): ARHOOLIE F-1021-A 149
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 etched): ARHOOLIE F-1021-B 150
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
F 1021 Fred McDowell Delta Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Arhoolie Records F 1021 USA, Canada & Europe 1964
F 1021 Mississippi Fred McDowell* Delta Blues ‎(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records F 1021 US 1964
688 806 ZL Mississippi Fred McDowell* Delta Blues ‎(LP, Album) Fontana 688 806 ZL UK 1964
F 1021 Mississippi Fred McDowell* Delta Blues ‎(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records F 1021 US 1964
F 1021 Mississippi Fred McDowell* Delta Blues ‎(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records F 1021 US 1964