• Various Artists - Win The War Blues - The Blues & World War II

'Win the War Blues' is a collection of blues and R&B songs by major artists reflecting the African American experience of the Second World War. Starting with songs about recruitment followed by songs about the actual conflict and the eventual return to peacetime.

Stars featured include, Louis Jordan, Champion Jack Dupree, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Tampa Red, Brownie McGhee and more.

In general, bluesmen were in favour of America's involvement and did their best to stir up enthusiasm for the task as can be heard on these 25 tracks.

Fans of this set will also be interested in 'Back To Korea Blues' (JASMCD3150) which covers the blues & R&B artists involvement in The Korean War. Fully detailed liner notes.

Track Listing

1. BIG BILL BROONZY: UNEMPLOYMENT STOMP
2. LITTLE BILL GAITHER: ARMY BOUND BLUES
3. SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON: WAR TIME BLUES
4. BLIND BOY FULLER: WHEN YOU ARE GONE
5. YANK RACHELL: ARMY MAN BLUES
6. TONY HOLLINS: STAMP BLUES
7. TAMPA RED: YOU'D BETTER BE READY TO GO
8. DOCTOR CLAYTON: '41 BLUES
9. BROWNIE McGHEE: SWING, SOLDIER, SWING
10. ROOSEVELT SYKES: TRAINING CAMP BLUES
11. BIG BILL BROONZY: IN THE ARMY NOW
12. JAZZ GILLUM: WAR TIME BLUES
13. JOE McCOY: GOT TO GO BLUES
14. LONNIE JOHNSON: THE LAST CALL
15. DOCTOR CLAYTON: PEARL HARBOR BLUES
16. SON HOUSE: AMERICAN DEFENSE
17. DAVID EDWARDS: THE ARMY BLUES
18. BUSTER BROWN: WAR SONG
19. SKOODLE DUM DOO & SHEFFIELD: GAS RATION BLUES
20. LOUIS JORDAN: YOU CAN'T GET THAT NO MORE
21. SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON: WIN THE WAR BLUES
22. HOT LIPS PAGE: UNCLE SAM'S BLUES
23. SOLDIER BOY HOUSTON: IN THE ARMY SINCE 1941
24. JOHNNY MOORE'S THREE BLAZERS: END O' WAR BLUES
25. CHAMPION JACK DUPREE: F.D.R. BLUES

Other Details
Price Code A
Format CD
Release Date May 4th, 2020
UPC Bar Code No 604988 31472 4

Write a review

Please login or register to review

Various Artists - Win The War Blues - The Blues & World War II

  • Product Code: JASMCD 3147
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £8.99

Qty

Related Products

Various Artists - Back To Korea Blues - Black America and the Korean War

Various Artists - Back To Korea Blues - Black America and the Korean War

'Back to Korea Blues' collects together more blues & R&B songs that this time mainly reflect..

£8.99