9 thoughts on “ Tuff Luck Blues - Big Maceo - The King Of Chicago Blues Piano (CD) ”

  1. Verified Purchase Big Maceo was the greatest Chicago blues pianist of th s, just as Otis Spann was the greatest of the s and 60s. The indispensible cut here is "Chicago Breakdown", three minutes of the most powerful and inventive boogie piano ever recorded/5(7).
  2. Like Leroy Carr and Lonnie Johnson before him, Big Maceo Merriweather helped popularize an urbane rendition of the rough country blues sound. His fetching combination of grainy vocals and smoothly rolling piano split the screen between the gruff ways of the rural South and the sophisticated hum of northern cities like Chicago.9/
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The King Of Chicago Blues Piano Volume One on Discogs. Label: Blues Classics - BC 28,Blues Classics - BC • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Blues • Style: Piano Blues/5(5).
  4. “`The King of Blues Piano’ may be a bit of an overstatement but Maceo Merriweather certainly is in the top rank of blues piano players and singers. One could say that the title underrates his talents by ignoring his vocal gifts which were easily the equal of his instrumental skills.
  5. Lyrics to Tuff Luck Blues by Big Maceo Merriweather from the The King of Chicago Blues Piano, Vol. 1 album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more!
  6. Jan 13,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Big Maceo Merriweather, Tuff luck blues YouTube Big Road Blues (Big Maceo & Tampa Red) Guitar & Piano Duet - .
  7. Aug 24,  · The title The King of Chicago Blues Piano is no joke -- while never achieving the level of fame won by many of his contemporaries, Big Maceo Merriweather was indeed a major force behind the development of the Windy City sound, and these s sides, cut in collaboration with guitarist Tampa Red, remain his most enduring legacy.
  8. A double LP on the Bluebird label, this compilation was released in It is a lovingly assembled overview of Big Maceo's short recording career. ( - ). Accompanied by Tampa Red on guitar. Left-handed Big Maceo (born Major Meriweather) plays a fine blues piano, and has a .
  9. Worried Life Blues [The Blues Collection #38], a Compilation of songs by Big Maceo Merriweather. Released in on Orbis Publishing Ltd (catalog no. BLU NC ; CD). Genres: Piano Blues.

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