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Wade In The Water - Big Mama Thornton - The Way It Is (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Born 11th December , Montgomery, Alabama, USA Died 25th July , Los Angeles, California, USA Thornton was the first artist to record "Hound Dog" (Peacock ), with which she had a Number 1 hit in the Billboard R&B chart in selling two million copies,. Later the same year she released "They Call Me Big Mama" (Peacock ).
  2. BIG MAMA THORNTON - BIG MAMA THE QUEEN AT MONTEREY: Big Mama with the big voice together with The Chicago Blues Band (Muddy Waters, Otis Spann etc) on this album. Listen to "I'm Feeling Alright" and "Black Rat". Some light marks on record, plays fine. Cover has light wear, creasing. US 2nd pressing.
  3. In the 50s and 60s, Big Mama Thornton was one of the most overwhelming vocalists alive. Her deep, aggressive growl was the missing link between Bessie Smith and (maybe) Patti Smith, and her influence on blues and rock singers has never been fully appreciated (although she did make VH-1's top Women in Rock list)/5(4).
  4. Hard to find in this condition Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton helped lay the groundwork for rock & roll in with her raw electric blues single "Hound Dog" (later covered by Elvis Presley). THE WAY IT IS finds Thornton performing at an L.A. rock club 16 years later, after the rock revolution she and her peers inspired had effectively usurped the blues as the music of the people. Yet at a.
  5. Artist Release Name spittoddranydeles.gispunopgezabonlajanworlturotve.infoinfo Label Format Year Country; Big Mama Thornton: Big Mama Thornton And The Chicago Blues Band: F Arhoolie Records: LP, Album, Mono.
  6. Wade in the water Wade down in the water Wade in the water Everybody wade trouble the water. See that cat dressed in blue? You know he's a-waiting to show you through I say wade now in the water Way down in the water Wade in the water The Hound Dog's wading in the water And Big mama wading in the water Now the whole damn's wading in the water.
  7. Wade in the Water. Big Mama Thornton. The Way It Is. Big Mama Thornton. no soldiers Just pharmacists and sneaks Skin like paper, light as confirmation wine Wade in the water Wade in the water Wade in the water Wade. Wade in the Water. The Blind Boys of Alabama. Higher Ground.
  8. Wade in the Water is an album by Ramsey Lewis issued in on Cadet Records. The album rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart. Critical reception. The track "Hold It Right There" won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance.

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