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Willie Dixon With Memphis Slim – Willie’s Blues (1960) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Willie Dixon With Memphis Slim - Willie's Blues (1960) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Willie Dixon With Memphis Slim – Willie’s Blues (1960) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Front & Back Covers Only
Total Size: 1.61 GB (ISO) + 7.15 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CPRJ 1003 SA | Genre: Blues

According to the original liner notes, this 1959 Willie Dixon session was cut during a two hour span in between flights. This certainly explains the relaxed, jam session feel of the recordings. Unfortunately, the songs come out sounding sluggish and stilted at times; this is partly due, no doubt, to the makeshift nature of the date, but also, more surprisingly, because of drummer Gus Johnson’s overly slick and formalized playing.Read More