Sonny Boy Williamson - Keep It To Ourselves


Analogue Productions



Product No.:
AAPB 036-45
UPC: 753088036415
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45 RPM Vinyl Record

Note: 200 Gram

45 RPM  

Now cut at 45 RPM on 2LPs!

Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from the original analog tapes

Deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket from Stoughton Printing

200-gram LPs pressed at Acoustic Sounds' state-of-the-art pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings

"No mincing words: This is one of the best-sounding blues LPs ever. Recorded in Denmark for Storyville in 1963, it dates from the period when harmonica deity Williamson toured and released albums with British blues bands, The Yardbirds and The Animals. Here he's backed by bluesmen Memphis Slim, Billie Stepney and the great Matt 'Guitar' Murphy, who passed away in June and who is remembered for playing with The Blues Brothers. Via 45rpm double LP, the sound is vivid and natural, the small group nestling in an atmospheric seting, playing loose and easy. A superb cover of Elmore James' 'The Sky Is Crying,' familiar to Hendrix fans, opens the set. Magnificent." — Sound Quality: 90% — Ken Kessler, Hi Fi News, November 2018

An American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi. One of the greatest bluesmen ever. His harp, vocals, and songwriting have never been surpassed. All his records are classics, but this one is truly unique — it's the cream of two rare, acoustic albums cut in Denmark in 1963. Gentle, personal blues with brilliant harmonica, accompanied by only Matt Guitar Murphy and Memphis Slim on piano. Original LP listed on Stereophile's Record 2 Die 4 list.

Now with Analogue Production's 45 RPM release, the best-sounding version of this historic album gives listeners an even richer sonic experience. The dead-quiet double-LP, with the music spread over four sides of vinyl, reduces distortion and high frequency loss as the wider-spaced grooves let your stereo cartridge track more accurately.

Side 1
The Sky Is Crying
Don’t Let Your Right Hand Know

Side 2
Coming Home To You Baby
The Story Of Sonny Boy Williamson

Side 3
Gettin’ Together
Little Girl

Side 4
I Can’t Understand
Slowly Walk Close To Me
I Wonder Do I Have A Friend

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 2 person(s) rated this product.

Can't Keep It To Myself

posted on 10/12/2020
5 Stars
Reviewer: S Madon
As the title of this review suggests, I just have to let this out. This is the delta blues, all stripped down, the way it was meant to be heard.....just harmonica and voice on some tunes, on some tunes with piano, guitar, voice and harmonica. Sonny Boy at his best in concert. Great LP issue on 45 rpm, impeccably produced.


posted on 11/16/2017
5 Stars
Reviewer: DC
I have the 33 which is great . This 45 version is one of the best sounding records I have ever heard .

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