"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.
"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.
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Win The War Blues: Blues & World War Ii / Various
Artist: Win The War Blues Blues & World War Ii / Various
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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 1
10. Roosevelt Sykes: Training Camp Blues 1
11. Big Bill Broonzy: In The Army Now 1
12. Jazz Gillum: War Time Blues 1
13. Joe Mccoy: Got To Go Blues 1
14. Lonnie Johnson: The Last Call 1
15. Doctor Clayton: Pearl Harbor Blues 1
16. Son House: American Defense 1
17. David Edwards: The Army Blues 1
18. Buster Brown: War Song 1
19. Skoodle Dum Doo ; Sheffield: Gas Ration Blues 2
20. Louis Jordan: You Can't Get That No More 2
21. Sonny Boy Williamson: Win The War Blues 2
22. Hot Lips Page: Uncle Sam's Blues 2
23. Soldier Boy Houston: In The Army Since 1941 2
24. Johnny Moore's Three Blazers: End O' War Blues 2
25. Champion Jack Dupree: F.D.R. Blues

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"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.