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Blues City 3: Chicago II

From: Gary Pitts
Series: Blues City
Length: 59:00

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It's a layover in the Windy City with legendary guitarists like Buddy Guy and Magic Sam, and powerful voices like Koko Taylor and Mavis Staples. Read the full description.

Blues-city-logo-2__1__small It's a layover in the Windy City with legendary guitarists like Buddy Guy and Magic Sam, and powerful voices like Koko Taylor and Mavis Staples.

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Timing and Cues

1 MIN BREAKS W/ MUSIC BED
BREAK 1: 18:55
BREAK 2: 39:48
ROOM FOR BOTTOM OF THE HOUR BREAK

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Sweet Home Chicago The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers: Original Soundtrack Recording. Atlantic 1995 04:47
I'm In the Mood John Lee Hooker The Best of John Lee Hooker: 1965-1974. MCA 1992 02:40
Sugar Sweet Freddie King Burglar. MCA 2001 02:46
All Your Love Magic Sam The Essential Magic Sam: The Cobra and Chief Recordings 1957-1961. Varese Sarabande 2001 02:51
Just Playing My Axe Buddy Guy A Man & The Blues. Vanguard Records 1990 02:51
Don't Like to Brag Snooky Pryor Shake My Hand. Blind Pig 1999 04:39
Trouble in Mind Big Walter Horton Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell. Alligator Records 1989 04:37
Who Told You Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues Blues Jam Live Audio: Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues. Creative Sounds Inc. 2011 04:11
One Room Country Shack Paul Butterfield An Offer You Can't Refuse. M.I.L. Multimedia 1999 04:53
Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle 20th Century Blues Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Blues Classics. MCA 2003 02:59
Fortune Tellin' Man Jesse Fortune Fortune Tellin' Man. Delmark 1993 04:28
Zora Young Two Trains Running Tore Up from the Floor Up. Delmark 2005 05:48
Will The Circle Be Unbroken Mavis Staples Have A Little Faith. Alligator Records 2004 03:15