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Various 'Ann Arbor Blues Festival' 4xLP Box (Deluxe Edition)

Various 'Ann Arbor Blues Festival' 4xLP Box (Deluxe Edition)
Super limited deluxe box set edition, only a handful of copies coming to the UK.
Produced by Parker Fishel and Jim Fishel, the ANN ARBOR BLUES FESTIVAL 1969 was coordinated by Third Man co-founders Ben Blackwell and Ben Swank. Both volumes include never-before-seen photographs, artist biographies, an exclusive reminiscence from Jim Fishel, and extensive liner notes by Parker Fishel, Sophie Abramowitz and David Beal. The deluxe edition featuring two single-color (one blue, one red) printed jackets with complementary colored vinyl, a 58-page perfect bound book with transparent vellum inserts and a short recollection from festival organizer John Fishel, die-cut reproductions of his original festival booking notes, a full-size reproduction of Jim Fishel’s festival program on newsprint paper that includes nearly every artists’ signature, a reproduction of the original festival tickets on various colored papers and a reprint of the original festival poster on silver metallic paper. The package will also include 13 reproductions of original news articles and ads on newsprint paper housed in a hand-stamped envelope. All of this will be packaged in a telescoping box printed on the same silver metallic paper as the poster reproduction with poster art on the cover.


1 Dirty Mother for You – Roosevelt Sykes
2 So Glad You’re Mine – Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
3 Too Much Alcohol – J.B. Hutto & His Hawks
4 I Wonder Why – Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins
5 Help Me (A Tribute to Sonny Boy Williamson) – Junior Wells
6 I’ve Got a Mind to Give Up Living – B.B. King with Sonny Freeman and the Unusuals
7 John Henry – Mississippi Fred McDowell
8 Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie – Pinetop Perkins
9 Introduction – Big Bill Hill
10 Everybody Must Suffer/Stone Crazy – Luther Allison and the Blue Nebulae
11 Tu m’as promis l’amour (You Promised Me Love) – Clifton Chenier
12 Hard Luck – The Original Howlin’ Wolf and His Orchestra
13 So Many Roads, So Many Trains – Otis Rush


1 Long Distance Call – Muddy Waters
2 Movin’ and Groovin’ – Charlie Musselwhite
3 I Feel So Good (I Wanna Boogie) – Magic Sam
4 Jelly Jelly Blues – Shirley Griffith
5 Mojo Boogie – Big Mojo Elem
6 Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad) – T-Bone Walker
7 Announcements – Big Bill Hill
8 Ball and Chain – Big Mama Thornton and the Hound Doggers
9 Juanita – Big Joe Williams
10 Key to the Highway – Sam Lay
11 Mojo Hand – Lightnin’ Hopkins
12 Off the Wall – James Cotton Blues Band
13 Death Letter Blues – Son House

Catalogue number: TMR239LP (Vol. 1) / TMR240LP (Vol. 2)

Condition: New

Label: Third Man

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