JACKSON, LIL SON - LIL SON JACKSON

JACKSON, LIL SON - LIL SON JACKSON

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: ARHOOLIE

Release date: 17/04/2012

Barcode: 0646315200416

Catalog no.: AHLP0001004

Item ID: 369090

Texan bluesman Melvin "Lil Son" Jackson was a contemporary of Lightnin' Hopkins who originally recorded for the Gold Star and Imperial labels in the 40s and 50s. A car accident in the mid-50s led to Jackson giving up the music career and returning to work as a mechanic. Arhoolie's Chris Strachwitz pulled him out of retirement in 1960, convincing him to record this classic and rare Texas blues LP. Reissued in all its original glory.
Tracks - Side A: 1. Blues Come To Texas 2. Cairo Blues 3. Ticket Agent 4. Louise Blues 5. Sugar Mama 6. The Girl I Love 7. Santa Fe Blues 8. Turn Your Lamp Down Low Side B: 1. Groundhog Blues 2. Gambler Blues 3. Charley Cherry (Take 1) 4. Charley Cherry (Take 2) 5. West Dallas Blues 6. Rollin' Mill Went Down 7. Red River Blues 8. Roberta Blues.

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