Life Ain't Worth Livin' ()

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  1. Hoboing Into Hollywood
  2. Sundown Blues
  3. Trucking Little Women
  4. Little Louise
  5. When Your Gal Packs up and Leaves
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  1. Hoboing Into Hollywood
  2. Sundown Blues
  3. Trucking Little Women
  4. Little Louise
  5. When Your Gal Packs up and Leaves
  6. My Mind Get to Wandering
  7. Careless Love
  8. Rabbit on a Log
  9. The Escape of Corinna
  10. Hwy 51
  11. A Long Old Lane
  12. You're Gonna Miss Me
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That country blues was a folk form is aptly demonstrated on this album of acoustic field recordings made at the Ariton, AL, home of J.W. Warren by folklorist George Mitchell in 1981 and 1982. Warren's songs are all based on proven country blues templates, and with the shift of a line or two, he makes each his own, giving this unhurried, gentle album tremendous charm. Highlights include the intriguing "Hoboing into Hollywood," the banjo-derived guitar instrumental "Rabbit on a Log," and a unique version of "Corinna, Corinna" ...

Life Ain't Worth Livin' 2005,

UPC: 767981102429

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