Mose Allison

Mose Allison

Live 1978

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Release Date: 11/25/2022
Format: LP
Label: Liberation Hall
Quantity: 2000
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

Jazz and blues pianist/vocalist/composer Mose Allison has been described as "one of the finest songwriters of 20th century blues." This 1978 live recording features Allison playing his usual repertoire, in a trio with bassist Tom Rutley (bass) and drummer Jerry Granelli (drums). Since Allison only recorded one album during the years 1973 to 1981, this well-recorded live set is quite valuable.

Most of the material is fairly familiar, but the singer's spirited delivery and interplay with the audience make this recording rare. It ain't about technology, it's about these transcendent versions of Allison classics performed with sidemen who get it, for people who dig it -- the real deal. Highlights include "Wildman on the Loose," "Swinging Machine," "I Live the Life I Love," "I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues" and "Your Mind Is on Vacation." Recorded Live March 26, 1978 at the Showboat Lounge, Silver Springs, MD.

  1. Lost Mind
  2. Wildman on the Loose
  3. Your Molecular Structure
  4. It Feels So Good
  5. Swingin’ Machine
  6. You Can Count on Me to My Part
  7. I Live the Life I Love
  8. If You’re Going Up to the City
  9. Hey Good Lookin’
  10. Meet Me at No Special Place
  11. Seventh Son
  12. Your Mind Is on Vacation
  13. Wildman/Show Closer

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