Alligator Records 40th Anniversary (2xCD)

November 6, 2014 - Comment

Budget-priced double CD release celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world’s premier blues label. 38 songs – over 157 minutes of music! Follows four previous anniversary collections, with two CDs featuring 40 years of career-defining recordings by a star-studded Who’s Who of American blues and roots artists past and present.

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Budget-priced double CD release celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world’s premier blues label. 38 songs – over 157 minutes of music! Follows four previous anniversary collections, with two CDs featuring 40 years of career-defining recordings by a star-studded Who’s Who of American blues and roots artists past and present.

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Tim Holek says:

The Legacy of “Genuine Houserockin’ Music” In addition to containing authoritative blues and roots music, this two-CD set comes with an attractive, low-cost retail price, 160 minutes of completely re-mastered music, 38 recordings released between 1978 and 2011, and cleverly-written mini-biographies about the artists in the 32 page liner booklet.With a guitar that is loud and in-your-face, Coco Montoya delivers a kickin’ and killer track. Lil’ Ed Williams’ rollicking energy is boundless, and his guitar is a fireball. You’ll experience images of live wires crackling while Johnny Winter’s slide guitar is explosive. Guitar Shorty’s savage blues are angry with fierce attitude. Tinsley Ellis is fueled on rock power. The Holmes Brothers emit redemptive vocal harmonies. Luther Allison releases an emotional and expressive lament. Rick Estrin’s nimble as a cat vocals and classic harp are the core of The Nightcats’ bouncy sound. The Queen of the Blues, Koko Taylor, dishes out traditional, electric blues with commanding sass…

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Blue in CT "monroemusicfan" says:

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