Definitive Collection - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Country Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Chip Young; Don Wise; Emory Gordy, Jr.; J. Alan Moore; Johnny Sandlin; T-Bone Burnett; Barry Beckett; Bruce Iglauer; Andy McKaie (Compilation)
- The Definitive Collection [Remaster]
Personnel: Delbert McClinton (harmonica); Delbert McClinton (vocals); Glen Clark, Bruce Channel.
Audio Remasterer: Doug Schwartz.
Liner Note Author: Bill Bentley.
Recording information: Fort Worth, TX (1961).
Photographers: Aaron Rapoport; Stephanie Chernikowski; Mark Hanauer.
Although piecing together a definitive set by the prolific and long-lived roots musician Delbert McClinton could seem like folly, this superb collection comes mighty close to being "definitive." Kicking off with Bruce Channel's 1962 hit, "Hey Baby" (on which McClinton plays a mean harmonica), the set chronicles the artist's exploration of blues, country, R&B, rock, and every other American roots style over four-plus decades.
But the amazing thing about McClinton, in addition to his exceptional harp playing, soulful vocals, and fine songwriting, is the ability to make his range of styles sound utterly unified and effortless. He can lay back easy, or drive it hard and rocking, but in McClinton's hands genre distinctions are meaningless: this is good-time music written and performed without concessions to trends or markets. Beautifully selected and compiled, THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION provides an ideal introduction to this Texas music legend.
- Country of Origin
- Universal Distribution
- Delbert McClinton
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Hey Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Received a Letter
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Honky Tonkin' (I Guess I Done Me Some)
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Victim of Life's Circumstances
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Two More Bottles of Wine
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Special Love Song
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Lipstick, Powder and Paint
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Pledging My Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] I'm Dying as Fast as I Can
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Love Rustler
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Under Suspicion
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Ain't What You Eat But How You Chew It
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Take It Easy
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] "B" Movie Boxcar Blues
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Mess of Blues, A
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Plain Old Makin' Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Jealous Kind, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Giving It Up for Your Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Sandy Beaches
- [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Heartbreak Radio
- [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] Maybe Someday Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 22 ] You Were Never Mine
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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