Arthur Williams

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Fedora CD 5019
Arthur Williams
Ain't Goin' Down

After 40 years as a sideman, Arthur Williams is now looked up to as one of the last of the great juke-joint harp blowers. Born in Mississippi and raised in Chicago & St. Louis, Arthur's music represents the last generation of that true down-home blues of the Delta. The sounds of Sonny Boy II and Little Walter can be heard in Arthur's playing along with a heavy dose of rugged individualism. Arthur is backed on this, his second Fedora outing, by a cast of St. Louis, Memphis and Mississippi musicians, that includes, on drums, the one and only Sam Carr (with whom Arthur played in the 1960s). So if you are looking for the real thing, look no further: Arthur Williams is a genuine as they come. No pretense, no BS, just pure, good-timin' blues laid down as they were meant to be.

Arthur Williams- harp/vocals; Bob Lohr- piano; Jesse Hoggard- guitar; Charles 'Nephew' Davis- bass; Sam Carr- drums.

Tracks: Poison Ivy; Since I Met You Baby; Arthur's Blues; Ain't Goin' Down; Slop The Hogs; See See Rider; Water In My Gas Tank; East St. Louis; C'mon Baby; Mojo Ain't Working; Go On Little Girl; Arthur's Dozens.

 Ain't Goin' Down

 Slop the Hogs

 East St. Louis Blues

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