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 BUCHANAN,ROY - SWEET DREAMS
Released:1/4/1996
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BUCHANAN,ROY - SWEET DREAMS

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This substantial two-disc Polydor set culls some of the finest cuts from Buchanan's '70s recordings for a retrospective of his early career. The master guitarist's facility with mid-tempo grooves ("Baltimore"), steamy slow blues ("After Hours"), hard-driving rockers ("My Baby Says She's Going To Leave Me"), slide workouts ("Tribute To Elmore James"), revamped covers ("Hey Joe", "Down By The River", "Green Onions"), and evocative instrumentals (the title cut) is fully in evidence here.
Though Buch hadn't yet developed the mercurial, tone-manipulating style that would characterise his work in the '80s and '90s, his fluid runs, scratches, wails, screeching harmonics, and his utter command of the blues guitar vocabulary place him head and shoulders above even the better-than-better six-string slingers of the time. Though the general mood of SWEET DREAMS is somewhat more subdued than many of Buch's dates (with more of an emphasis on slow blues and ballads), the backing musicians lend keen, rugged support to the wizard's flights of fancy, particularly on the set's six live cuts. SWEET DREAMS is the most comprehensive and compelling overview of Buchanan's early work available.

Track Listings
Discs 1
1)Baltimore (previously unreleased)
2)Black Autumn (previously unreleased)
3)Story Of Isaac (previously unreleased)
4)There'll Always Be (previously unreleased)
5)Sweet Dreams
6)Pete's Blue
7)Messiah Will Come Again
8)Tribute To Elmore James
9)After Hours
10)Five String Blues
11)C.C. Ryder (live previously unreleased)
12)My Baby Says She's Gonna Leave Me
13)Please Don't Turn Me Away
14)Country Preacher
15)Wayfaring Pilgrim

Discs 2
1)Down By The River (live previously unreleased)
2)I'm A Ram (live)
3)I'm Evil (live)
4)Good God Have Mercy
5)If Six Were Nine
6)Green Onions
7)Soul Dressing (live)
8)Hey Joe (live)
9)Fly...Night Bird
10)Turn To Stone
11)Dual Soliloquy (previously unreleased)

Categories
  • Blues & Gospel

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