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Big John Wrencher - Blues FLAC album

Performer: Big John Wrencher
Genre: Blues
Title: Blues
Released: 1979
Style: Harmonica Blues, Promotional
FLAC version ZIP size: 1637 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1725 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1249 mb
Rating: 4.6
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понедельник, 11 мая 2015 г. Big John Wrencher - Big John's Boogie. Tracks Listing: 1. Honeydripper - 2:14 2. Third Degree - 4:34 3. Now Darling - 3:34 4. Where Did You Stay Last Night? - 3:49 5. Trouble Makin' Woman - 4:11 6. Lonesome In My Cabin - 4:07 7. How Many More Years? - 4:18 8. Come On Over - 3:12 9. Telephone Blues - 6:33 10. Runnin' Wild - 3:51. The album's final track, "I'm a Root Man," one of Wrencher's own, is a slow to mid-tempo blues with a call-and-response line that acts as nothing but a vehicle for the author's storytelling way of singing. It is sensual, raw, and full of the kind of otherworldly life listeners seldom hear in blues records anymore. This set is a treasure.

John Wrencher was born in Sunflower MS and he grew up surrounded by the Blues. He learned to blow his harp as a youth, and played it far and wide in the country between Memphis and Chicago. In the 50s, Big John moved to Detroit for a while, where he worked with Baby Boy Warren and played on his album. In 1958, Big John was in a car-wreck in Memphis which resulted in him losing an arm. Holding a mic and a harp in his right hand, ‘One Arm John’ moved to Chicago and continued his career. Big John was a popular visitor to Europe and in 1974 he cut an album for the Big Bear label in London. While still continuing his Maxwell Street ‘residency’ in 1977, Big John was visiting relatives in Clarksdale MS when he had a heart attack while sitting in the chair at Walton’s Barbershop. A bottle of whisky he was sampling at the time remains at Walton’s as a tribute.

Written-By – J. Wrencher. Harmonica, Vocals – Big John Wrencher. Piano – Bob Hall (3). Producer – Jim Simpson. Big John's Boogie ‎(LP, Album).

Listen to music from Big John Wrencher like Now Darlin'. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Big John Wrencher. Similar Artists: Snooky Pryor, Joe Carter, Blind Joe Hill Influenced By: Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter. Born: February 12, 1923, Sunflower, MS Died: July 15, 1977, Clarksdale, MS Active: '60s, '70s Genres: Blues Instrument: Harmonica, Vocals Representative Albums: "Maxwell Street Alley Blues," "Big John's Boogie," "Memphis to Maxwell".

Big John Wrencher - harmonica/voc. This set by the obscure yet legendary one-armed harmonica player and singer Big John Wrencher is one of the great overlooked blues classics of the 1970s. Recorded in England in 1975 (with two bonus tracks from 1974) with Eddie "Playboy" Taylor's band, the Blueshounds, it is the only recording in Wrencher's small catalog that begins to capture the intensity, soulfulness, and elegance of his live performances. Wrencher was a composer as well as an interpreter and arranger of great blues and R&B classics

While most blues albums bear romantic-sounding titles like the one used here, this is the real deal. Wrencher's one-armed amplified harp playing is perfectly supported by the lone guitar of Little Buddy Scott and the bar-bones basic drumming of Playboy Vinson. Listing titles is superfluous, since the feel and the ambience is the important thing. But blues albums seldom capture that elusive quality the way it is here, and that's the secret of its charm. Superlative in every regard, this is a great album by a very under-recorded artist.

Big John Wrencher and his Maxwell Street Blues Boys –Goin Upstairs (Gonna Bring Down All M. :36. Big John Wrencher –Now Darling. Big John Wrencher –08 - Moonshine Blues - 1969 - Maxwell Stree. :12. Big John Wrencher –Trouble Makin Woman. Big John Wrencher –07 - Root Man Blues - 1969 - Maxwell Stree. :05. Big John Wrencher –Root Man Blues. Big John Wrencher –02 - Special Rider Blues - 1969 - Maxwel. :04. Big John Wrencher –I m A Root Man.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Runnin' Wild
Arranged By – J. Wrencher*Written-By – Trad*
B Trouble Makin' Woman
Written-By – J. Wrencher*

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Pathé Marconi EMI
  • Pressed By – Pathé Marconi EMI, Chatou – 326990
  • Pressed By – Pathé Marconi EMI, Chatou – 326991
  • Printed By – Imprimerie Saint-Roch
  • Published By – Essex Music Ltd.


  • Graphic Design – McCann-Erickson


N° 6 of a collectible colored vinyl 7" singles series.

Ⓟ 1974 - Réédition 1979.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

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  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side A): 7YPART 86 830 21 / M3 326 990 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side B): 7YPART 86 831 21 / M3 326 991 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 7Y Part 86 830
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 7Y Part 86 831