A number of Storyville Records' iconic jazz and blues albums are now available in a new series of remastered high quality vinyl releases. Featuring some of the best artists from the vast Storyville catalogue, the “Storyville Vinyl Remasters” series presents great music on deluxe vinyl.
Each release is limited edition, pressed onto 180 gram virgin vinyl with the original covers and sleeve notes preserved. Updated notes have been added to the inner sleeves and a free download of the album is included. The audio has been remastered specifically for vinyl to secure the best sound that these great releases deserve.
Big-voiced Big Bill Broonzy was a fiddle-playing black musician who left the South in 1920 for Chicago. There, after learning guitar, he would play a major role in the urbanization of blues music. At the end of the 1940s he switched back to his original folk/blues style and started touring, often abroad. In Denmark he recorded this definitive album, fully exploiting his sudden freedom to sing political songs that were frowned upon back in the US.
Big Bill Broonzy (g & voc)
Recorded May 4, 5 & 6 1956 at Club Montmartre, Copenhagen