Known for his rollicking, barrelhouse style of blues piano playing and song composition, Roosevelt recorded a substantial body of work for the Okeh, Decca and RCA Victor labels before, during and after WWII. This 3-CD set selects material from across three key decades of his career, from his earliest recordings to the advent of electric blues in the late ’40s and encompassing solo recordings, duo sides with a drummer and performances with a variety of small groups. 75 tracks including classics of the genre like The Honeydripper; Night Time is the Right Time; 44 Blues; Boot That Thing, and Driving Wheel Blues, plus many more! Acrobat.
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