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Big Mama Thornton - The Complete 1950-1961 Precious & Rare Collection

Big Mama Thornton Audio CD
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Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton only notched one national hit in her lifetime, but it was a true monster. "Hound Dog" held down the top slot on Billboard's R&B charts for seven long weeks in 1953. Alas, Elvis Presley's rocking 1956 cover was even bigger, effectively obscuring Thornton's chief claim to immortality.
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  • Audio CD (11 Feb 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Le Chant du Monde Jazz
  • ASIN: B00AF2VRM8
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 123,820 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Blues singer Big Mama Thornton's early recordings in their entirety include 35 tracks of which four were not released as singles or 78's at the time. Both CDs have been remastered with the greatest care. The 36 page booklet includes rare contemporary documents, a text in French and English and a detailed discography.

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2013 'Le Chant Du Monde', 94:12/35, 2-CD.Medium 1
  1. Partnership Blues
  2. Mischievous Boogie
  3. I'm All Fed Up
  4. Cotton Picking Blues
  5. Everytime I Think Of You
  6. No Jody For Me
  7. Let Your Tears Fall Baby
  8. They Call Me Big Mama
  9. Walking Blues
  10. Hound Dog
  11. Just Can't Help Myself
  12. Nightmare
  13. Rockabye Baby
  14. Hard Times
  15. I've ed The World Over
  16. All Right Baby
  17. Bad Luck Got My Man
Medium 2
  1. I Ain't No Fool Either
  2. The Big Change
  3. I Smell A Rat
  4. Yes, Baby
  5. Willie Mae's Blues
  6. Tarzqan And The Dignified Monkey
  7. Stop Hoppin' On Me
  8. Story Of My Blues
  9. The Fish
  10. You Don't Move Me No More
  11. Laugh, Laugh, Laugh
  12. How Come
  13. Just Like A Dog (Barking The Wrong Tree)
  14. My Man Called Me
  15. You Did Me Wrong
  16. Big Mama's Blues
  17. Don't Talk Back
  18. Big Mama's Coming Home

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5.0 out of 5 stars You gotta love the mama 23 April 2013
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Here is a woman gifted with a great voice who is too often overlooked by the 'unenlightened'. Seek her out and bring some thrall into your life.
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