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Memphis Slim: The Folkways Years 1959-1973

Memphis Slim, The Folkways Years 1959-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 40128; 66:01)-Quintessential boogie-woogie and riveting stomp-down blues performances by the great ivory-tickler and barrel-chested vocalist, accompanied on some tracks by Folkways artists like Willie Dixon, Pete Seeger, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Jump Jackson and Jazz Gillum, includes three previously unreleased tracks.

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