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can you recommend any of these?
Thanks, Thomas.


Album
1991 	Life in the Big City 
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1984 	Million Dollar $ecret 
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	Women in Blues [Excelsior] 
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2006 	Classic Rhythm & Blues, Vol. 4 
<http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=1712171> 	
2003 	Rough Guide to Chicago Blues 
<http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=1421894> 	
2000 	Rooster Blues Records: 1980-2000 Sampler 
<http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=749700> 	
1996 	A Celebration of Blues: The Great Guitarists, Vol. 3/Women in 
Blues <http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=1000928> 	
1996 	A Celebration of Blues: Women in Blues 
<http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=495544> 	
1989 	Great Balls of Fire 
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1987 	New Bluebloods 
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steven c wrote:

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>From: "Roger and Allison Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
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>>Screaming can be done well.I have always liked her version of "Ball and
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>Chain".Both Merle Haggard,and The Grateful Dead did this song up right  many
>times.Ramblin' Jack Elliot is pretty good,too. Roger
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>>  Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:  Not to argue, but Bobby McGee is
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>one of the few she did not scream
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>>(much anyway!). But Kris Kristofferson wrote it and did it better....
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>Well, I'm regularly flamed on several blues e-mail lists because I
>refuse to worship at the "holy Janis" shrine that was created when
>she up and died young (an inevitability for musicians...mebbe I
>shoulda died around 1990?)...but I have always had the impression
>that she was trying to make up for not having a voice with Bessie's
>strength and depth by screaming to try and reach equivalent volume!
>Worse yet, her popularity led to a whole generation of blues-singer-
>wannabes that actually thought that was how blues SHOULD be sung
>(which I had to endure at a few million open stage jams!)...!
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>Of course, at the time she was one of VERY few singers who even
>thought of attempting a cover of Bessie Smith's style...so there
>was no one at whom one could point and say "Now THAT'S the way
>it should be done!"
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>I only saw/heard one female blues vocalist who could do justice
>to Bessie Smith...a young black woman in Chicago, Valerie
>Wellington. Sadly, she died WAY too young due to a brain
>aneurysm (32, IIRC) and recorded only one LP.
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>Steven C. Barr
>(CMFIC "Steven C and the Red Rockets" 1986-2006...)
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