This is another old post revamped with an improved cover scan and new links. This 1983 Krazy Kat LP presents a nice mix of vocal and instrumental sides by the stonkingly rocking Tiny Bradshaw band. Tiny is in fine form, shouting the blues on classics such as “Walk That Mess”, “T-99”, “Well Oh Well” and “The Train Kept A-Rollin’.” The band is of course famous for having three of the all time honking tenor sax greats in its line up – Red Prysock, Sil Austin and Noble Watts, but this LP gives us a chance to appreciate the work of Rufus Gore who preceded and outlasted the three big names associated with the Bradshaw outfit.
The career of Tiny Bradshaw is looked at more closely on the post “A Tribute To The Late Tiny Bradshaw”, which concentrates more on his instrumental sides.
Ripped from vinyl at 320 kbps.
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1. Walk That Mess
2. Bradshaw Boogie
4. Breaking Up The House
5. Well Oh Well
6. The Train Kept A-Rollin'
7. Cat Fruit
8. Stomping Room Only
9. Gravy Train
10. Newspaper Boy Blues
11. I'm Going To Have Myself A Ball
12. Long Time Baby
13. Mailman's Sack
14. The Blues Came Pouring Down
15. Heavy Juice
16. Cat Nap
Those of you (and that should be just about everyone who digs real R&B) who would like to investigate further are commanded to purchase the following CDs:
Breaking Up The House, a 2CD set on Proper which has tracks from Tiny’s big band days, through to his King sides.
Heavy Juice – The King Recordings 1950-55 on the Rev-Ola label.
If you come across a second hand copy of the old See For Miles CD, “The EP Collection …Plus”, grab it!
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