Bad News Is Coming - Luther Allison
Track Listing
  1. The Little Red Rooster
  2. Evil Is Going On
  3. Raggedy and Dirty
  4. Rock Me Baby
  5. Bad News Is Coming
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  1. The Little Red Rooster
  2. Evil Is Going On
  3. Raggedy and Dirty
  4. Rock Me Baby
  5. Bad News Is Coming
  6. Cut You A-Loose
  7. Dust My Broom
  8. The Stumble
  9. Sweet Home Chicago
  10. It's Been a Long Time
  11. Take My Love
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The very thing that made Luther Allison noteworthy became an albatross around his neck. Years after his initial run of records in the '70s, he was known for the same thing he was at the time -- he was the only blues artist on Gordy, or any Motown affiliated label. This was true and novel, but many focused on the novelty, not the truth, ignoring Allison's status as a terrific torchbearer of raw Chicago blues. Some of material illustrates some contemporary influence -- dig that funky groove and organ on "Raggedy and Dirty," ...

Bad News Is Coming 2001, Motown

UPC: 044001340727

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