Big Maceo Merriweather* ‎– Power Piano Player: The Complete Sides 1941-1950

Label:
JSP Records ‎– JSP4230
Format:
Box Set, Compilation, Remastered, Jewel case with outer slipcase
2 × CD
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Disc 1
1-1 Worried Life Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-2 Ramblin' Mind Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-3 County Jail Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-4 Can't You Read
Bass – Ransom KnowlingVocals, Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-5 So Long Baby
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-6 Texas Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-7 Tuff Luck Blues
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-8 I Got The Blues
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-9 It's All Up To You
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-10 Bye, Bye, Baby
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-11 Why Should I Hang Around
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-12 Poor Kelly Blues
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-13 Tampa Red: She Want To Sell My Monkey
Drums – Clifford Jones*Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*Vocals, Guitar – Tampa Red
1-14 Some Sweet Day
Drums – Clifford Jones*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-15 Anytime For You
Drums – Clifford Jones*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-16 My Last Go Round
Drums – Clifford Jones*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-17 Since You Been Gone
Drums – Clifford Jones*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-18 Flyin' Boogie (Macy Special)
Drums – Tyrell DixonVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-19 Kid Man Blues
Drums – Melvin DraperVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-20 I'm So Worried
Drums – Melvin DraperVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-21 Things Have Changed
Drums – Melvin DraperVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-22 My Own Troubles
Drums – Melvin DraperVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-23 Maceo's 32-20
Drums – Tyrell DixonVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
1-24 Come On Home
Drums – Tyrell DixonVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
Disc 2
2-1 Texas Stomp
Drums – Tyrell DixonSpeech, Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-2 Detroit Jump
Drums – Tyrell DixonSpeech, Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-3 Tampa Red: Better Leave My Gal Alone
Drums – Tyrell DixonPiano – Big Maceo Merriweather*Vocals, Guitar – Tampa Red
2-4 Tampa Red: Corrine Blues
Drums – Chick Saunders*Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*Vocals, Guitar – Tampa Red
2-5 Winter Time Blues
Drums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-6 Won't Be A Fool No More
Drums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-7 Big Road Blues
Drums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-8 Chicago Breakdown
Drums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-9 Broke And Hungry Blues
Bass – Ernest "Big" CrawfordDrums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-10 If You Ever Change Your Ways
Bass – Ernest "Big" CrawfordDrums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-11 It's All Over Now
Bass – Ernest "Big" CrawfordDrums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-12 I Lost My Woman
Bass – Ernest "Big" CrawfordDrums – Chick Saunders*Guitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-13 One Sunday Morning
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Odie PayneGuitar – Tampa RedPiano – Johnnie Jones*Vocals – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-14 Just Tell Me Baby
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Odie PayneGuitar – Tampa RedPiano – Johnnie Jones*Vocals – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-15 Do You Remember
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Odie PayneGuitar – Tampa RedPiano – Johnnie Jones*Vocals – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-16 Big City Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Odie PayneGuitar – Tampa RedPiano – Johnnie Jones*Vocals – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-17 Leavin' Blues
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-18 Have You Heard About It
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-19 Worried Life Blues No. 2
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-20 Strange To Me Blues
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-21 Without You My Life Don't Mean A Thing
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimHarmonica – Grace BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-22 Eloise, Don't Play Me For A Fool
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Alonzo TuckerGuitar – John BrimHarmonica – Grace BrimVocals, Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*
2-23 John Brim: Bus Driver
Piano – Big Maceo Merriweather*Vocals, Guitar – John Brim

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Tracks 1-1 to 1-6: Chicago, June 24, 1941
Tracks 1-7 to 1-12: Chicago, December 19, 1941
Track 1-13: Chicago, February 6, 1942
Tracks 1-14 to 1-17: Chicago, July 28, 1942
Track 1-18: Chicago, February 19, 1945
Tracks 1-19 to 1-22: Chicago, February 26, 1945
Tracks 1-23 & 1-24: Chicago, July 5, 1945
Tracks 2-1 & 2-2: Chicago, July 5, 1945
Track 2-3: Chicago, July 5, 1945
Track 2-4: Chicago, October 19, 1945
Tracks 2-5 to 2-8: Chicago, October 15, 1945
Tracks 2-9 to 2-12: Chicago, February 27, 1947
Tracks 2-13 to 2-16: Chicago, April 14, 1949
Tracks 2-17 to 2-22: Detroit, 1950
Track 2-23: Detroit, 1950

2 discs in individual jewel cases, housed in a thin cardboard slipcase.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 788065423025

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