Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Going Back to Acoustic


Label:

Pure Pleasure Records (Isabel)

Genre:

Blues

Product No.: APPR 001
Availability: In Stock
Category:

180 Gram Vinyl Record



180 Gram LP    



"Based upon the diversity of music, quality of product and their extraordinary rate of progress, Pure Pleasure Records is our re-issue record company of the year."
- hi-fi+

Originally issued in France on Isabel Records 900.510 under the title Going Back, this LP presents one of the best duos in the history of the blues - guitarist Buddy Guy and harmonica player Junior Wells. Over the years, they made many recordings together, but this one is unique. Recorded while on a 1981 tour of Europe, Guy and Wells took a break from their backing musicians and amps to cut this spontaneous, all acoustic set. The results stand in stark contrast to the steamy Chicago blues the duo is best known for. Instead, these recordings are relaxed and personal, with an intimate, back-porch feel. Guy switches between six and twelve string guitars and lays down rootsy acoustic rhythms for Wells' tasteful harmonica lines. The two share vocal duties on the performances as they pay homage to the rural, country blues roots these modern bluesmen share.

"…These classic songs are matched by an impeccable re-master of the kind of recording which constantly reminds me exactly just why I own a turntable. Fantastic transparency, a jaw dropping presentation of rough hewed vocal dynamic shifts and the kind of inner details that scream 'intimacy' recreates the atmospheric roots of the Deep South – making this a must own record from a sonic perspective as well." Recording = 9.5/10; Music = 9/10 – Reuben Parry, Hi-Fi+, Issue 45



Boogie Chillen
I’m In The Mood
Don’t Leave Me
Give Me My Coat And Shoes
Medley:Baby What You Want Me To Do/That’s Allright
Big Boat(Buddy and Junior’s Thing)
High Heel Sneakers
My Home Is In The Delta
Wrong Doing Woman
Diggin’ My Potatoes


Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

pure pleasure

posted on 01/01/2007
5 Stars
the clarity, tones, space are pure pleasure to listen to. The album is flawless and highly recommended.


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