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Friday, January 2, 2015
The Nighthawks 1978 Jacks & Kings Volume 1 & 2
Rate: 256 kbps CBR / 44100
Size: 132,05 MB
In terms of studio work, this is probably the greatest recording The Nighthawks ever did. The production quality is fabulous and the tunes are all great. "Nervous Breakdown" would be the closest to a dud, but it's still pretty solid. Guests on the album include Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson, Pinetop Perkins, and "Steady Rollin" Bob Margolin.
In many ways this feels like a record where The Nighthawks are back-up band for other artists. That may sound like a slight, but to me it was one of the coolest aspects about them. The 'Hawks got a chance to back many of the original blues legends like Muddy, J.B. Hutto, and others. This fits right into that slot.
If you've never heard The Nighthawks, J&K isn't a bad place to start. You'll get a good understanding of what they were all about. (Al Super)
01 - For You My Love 03:30
02 - Come Baby 03:16
03 - Love Me Or Leave Me 03:53
04 - Dust My Broom 04:09
05 - (Thank You) Sugar Mama 04:41
06 - The Sky Is Crying 04:55
07 - Pinetop's Boogie Woogie 03:23
08 - Floyd's Guitar Blues 02:49
09 - Walking By Myself 03:53
10 - Little Queenie 04:25
11 - Born In Chicago 02:43
12 - Anna Lee 02:55
13 - Two Bugs And A Roach 03:22
14 - Lickin' Gravy 05:01
15 - Sea Cruise 02:23
16 - Nervous Breakdown 02:35
17 - Rockin' The Boogie 03:14
18 - After Hours 03:51
19 - Mother-In-Law Blues 03:34
20 - Gotta Get My Baby Back 03:35
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