Luther Allison Live In Chicago is a live album by blues guitarist Luther Allison.
It captures him playing at two concerts in Chicago in 1995:
- Chicago Blues Festival
- Buddy Guy’s Legend Club also in Chicago.
Luther Allison died on August 12, 1997 just before his 58th birthday. He isn’t one of the better known blues guitarists to the wider world but he’s highly respected by blues specialists.
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Songs On Luther Allison Live In Chicago
2. Soul Fixin’ Man (from the studio album Soul Fixin’ Man aka Bad Love)
3. Cherry Red Wine (Blue Streak)
4. Move From The Hood (Blue Streak)
5. Bad Love (Soul Fixin’ Man aka Bad Love)
6. Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (Soul Fixin’ Man aka Bad Love)
7. Big City (Blue Streak)
8. Give Me Back My Wig (cover of a Hound Dog Taylor song)
9. It Hurts Me Too (a blues standard done by Elmore James, Junior Wells and others)
10. Medley: Gambler’s Blues/Sweet Little Angel (a medley on two blues standards)
1. Party Time
2. All The King’s Horses (Blue Streak)
3. What Have I Done Wrong? (Blue Streak)
4. Walking Papers (Blue Streak)
5. Think With Your Heart (Blue Streak)
6. What’s Going On In My Home? (Blue Streak)
7. Will It Ever Change? (would appear on Reckless)
8. You’re Gonna Make Me Cry (would appear on Reckless)
9. Everything’s Gonna Be All Right
As you can see, his last three studio albums – Soul Fixin’ Man aka Bad Love, Blue Streak and the not yet released Reckless are well represented.
Do yourself a favour and hear these music samples.Unfortunately, the digital album is split into volumes 1 and 2 (each CD) and what looks like an attractive price turns out to be more expensive when you buy the mp3s from Amazon, as I found out.
The Amazon reviewers have got it right. This is a terrific album and it’s refreshing to see that there’s no duplication of songs between the two concerts.
Great guitar playing, passionate singing and a good performance from the rest of his band.
Buying Luther Allison Live In Chicago
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