Tough-as-nails big blues belter Big Mama Thornton affected everyone from Elvis Presley to Janice Joplin. This fantastic release will affect you.
'In Europe' was recorded on October 20th, 1965 while Big Mama Thornton was part of the Folk Blues Festival revue that was touring Europe at the time. The sessions finds her in great form with an ace backing band offering killer support on tracks such as 'Little Red Rooster', 'Unlucky Girl' and 'Hound Dog'. The band consists of Buddy Guy - guitar, Fred Below - drums, Eddie Boyd - piano and organ, Jimmy Lee Robinson - bass, Walter 'Shakey' Horton - harmonica. Essential blues. Limited edition of 500 on blue mono vinyl.