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Performer: Johnny Copeland
Genre: Jazz / Blues
Title: Copeland Special
Country: UK
Released: 1981
FLAC version ZIP size: 1759 mb
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John Clyde Copeland (March 27, 1937 – July 3, 1997) was an American Texas blues guitarist and singer. In 1983 he was named Blues Entertainer of the Year by the Blues Foundation. He is the father of blues singer Shemekia Copeland. In 2017, Copeland was posthumously inducted in to the Blues Hall of Fame. Copeland was born in Haynesville, Louisiana.

The album, entitled Copeland Special, released on Rounder, introduced Johnny to the white blues audience and created a small sensation in the blues world. He hit the road, playing blues and rock clubs nationally and across Europe. Johnny brought endless energy to his live shows, and proved to be a charismatic front man as well as an excellent songwriter. Copeland recorded seven albums for Rounder Records, beginning in 1981, including one recorded during a tour of Africa.

Johnny Copeland (born March 27, 1937, Haynesville, Louisiana, USA – died July 3, 1997, Harlem, New York, USA) was an American Texas blues guitarist and singer.

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It was recorded and mixed at Blank Tapes, 37 West 20th Street, NYC, and produced by Dan Doyle. The album won a W. C. Handy Award. Johnny Copeland - guitar, vocals. John Leibman - guitar.

Tracklist

A1 Claim Jumper 3:30
A2 I Wish I Was Single 4:53
A3 Everybody Wants A Piece Of Me 2:55
A4 Copeland Special 3:08
A5 It´s My Own Tears 4:49
B1 Third Party 4:38
B2 Big Time 3:00
B3 Down On Bended Knee 3:24
B4 Done Got Over It 2:40
B5 St. Louis Blues 7:04

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Arthur Blythe
  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Byard Lancaster
  • Baritone Saxophone – Joe Rigby
  • Bass – Don Whitcomb
  • Drums – Candy McDonald (tracks: A1, A3, A5), Julian Vaughn (tracks: B2), Mansfield Hitchman (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B3 to B5)
  • Guitar – John Leibman
  • Guitar, Vocals – Johnny Copeland
  • Harmonica – Brooklyn Slim (tracks: A4)
  • Organ – Anthony Browne (tracks: A2, A5)
  • Piano, Arranged By – Ken Vangel
  • Producer – Dan Doyle
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – George Adams
  • Trombone – Bill Ohashi, Garrett List
  • Trumpet – John Pratt, Yusef Yancey

Notes

Recorded at Blank Tapes, 37 West 20th Street, NYC 10011

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FIEND 3 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Demon Records FIEND 3 UK 1981
ROU 2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(Cass, Album) Rounder Records ROU 2025 US 1981
2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Rounder Records 2025 US 1981
AMLP 841 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Amigo AMLP 841 Sweden 1981
BD-32224 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Bluesmen BD-32224 Spain 1981

Tracklist

Claim Jumper
I Wish I Was Single
Everybody Wants A Piece Of Me
Copeland Special
It´s My Own Tears
Third Party
Big Time
Down On Bended Knee
Done Got Over It
St. Louis Blues

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FIEND 3 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Demon Records FIEND 3 UK 1981
ROU 2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(Cass, Album) Rounder Records ROU 2025 US 1981
2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Rounder Records 2025 US 1981
AMLP 841 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Amigo AMLP 841 Sweden 1981
BD-32224 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Bluesmen BD-32224 Spain 1981
33.580 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Black And Blue 33.580 France 1981
WOW 721 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Jackal Records WOW 721 Canada 1981
FIEND 3 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Demon Records FIEND 3 UK 1981
2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Rounder Records, Dargil 2025 Portugal 1981
2025 Johnny Copeland Copeland Special ‎(LP, Album) Rounder Records 2025 US 1981