It's Tight Like That (1928-1942)

by Tampa Red

(1983) Story Blues #CD3505-2

Personnel Various
Description A collection of songs, mostly from 1928-1931, from the "Guitar Wizard" himself. Contains some good instrumental jobs from one of the first great slide players.
Posted By Jim Burger (4613)
Directory Recordings: Blues
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On 12/1/1999, Jim Burger (4613) posted:
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This album gives a cross-section of Tampa Red stuff, ranging from pure slide instrumentals (was anybody else playing this kind of stuff in 1930? -- I never heard an instrumental from Charlie Patton and Robert Johnson never recorded one) to slide blues songs to vaudevilley-type hokum songs. Unfortunately, the vaudeville stuff is kinda dated, but there's some real good stuff in the instrumentals.