Elmore James & His Broomdusters ‎– The Classic Early Recordings: 1951-1956

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Ace ‎– ABOXCD4
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3 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
Box Set, Reissue
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Tracklist

Canton Crusade - Disc 1
1 Dust My Broom
2 Please Find My Baby (Version 1)
3 Hawaiian Boogie (Version 1)
4 Please Find My Baby (Version 2)
5 Hand In Hand
6 Long Tall Woman
7 Rock My Baby Right
8 One More Drink (Take 1)
9 My Baby's Gone
10 One More Drink (Take 2)
11 Lost Woman Blues aka Please Find My Baby (Version 3)
12 I Believe
13 Preview I Held My Baby Last Night
14 Baby, What's Wrong
15 Sinful Women
16 Round House Boogie aka Sax Symphonic Boogie
17 Dumb Woman Blues
18 Sax-Ony Boogie
19 Kickin' The Blues Around
20 I May Be Wrong (Boogie Woogie)
21 Sweet Little Woman
Broomdusting In Chicago - Disc 2
1 Early In The Morning
2 Can't Stop Lovin'
3 Hawaiian Boogie (Version 2)
4 Make A Little Love
5 My Best Friend (Take 1)
6 Make My Dreams Come True (Take 2)
7 Make My Dreams Come True (Take 3)
8 Make My Dreams Come True (Take 4)
9 Make My Dreams Come True (Take 7)
10 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 1)
11 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 2)
12 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 3)
13 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 4)
14 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 5)
15 Strange Kinda Feeling (Take 6)
16 Dark And Dreary (Take 1)
17 Dark And Dreary (Take 2)
18 Dark And Dreary (Take 4)
19 Quarter Past Nine
20 Where Can My Baby Be (Take 1)
21 Where Can My Baby Be (Take 8)
22 Where Can My Baby Be (Take 9)
23 Please Come Back To Me (Sho 'nuff I Do)
24 Sho' Nuff I Do (Session talk & false start)
25 Sho' Nuff I Do (Alternate take)
26 Sho' Nuff I Do
27 1839 Blues
28 I Got A Strange Baby (False start & chat)
29 Canton, Mississippi Breakdown
Culver City To The Crescent City - Disc 3
1 Standing At The Crossroads
2 Late Hours At Midnight
3 Happy Home
4 Sunnyland
5 Mean And Evil
6 Mean And Evil
7 Dust My Blues
8 I Was A Fool
9 Blues Before Sunrise
10 Goodbye Baby
11 So Mean To Me (Take 2)
12 So Mean To Me (Take 3)
13 So Mean To Me (Take 4)
14 (Chat & False Start To) Wild About You Baby
15 Wild About You
16 Wild About You (Baby)
17 Elmo's Shuffle (Take 3)
18 Elmo's Shuffle (Take 4)
19 Elmo's Shuffle (Take 5)
20 Long Tall Woman
21 Long Tall Woman

Notes

His complete recorded output from 1951 to 1956. The set includes many previously unknown and unreleased takes, plus an illustrated 40-page booklet.

71 Tracks on 3 CDs

Track 1-16 & 1-17: featuring Bep Brown Orchestra
Track 1-20 & 1-21: featuring Little Johnny Jones & The Chicago Hound Dogs

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  • Barcode: 0 29667 00042 0

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