Ass Pocket of Whiskey [Vinyl]. Too Bad Jim [Vinyl]. First Recordings [Vinyl]. Mississippi Hill: Country Blues. Audio CD. Next page. Customers who bought this item also bought.
A Ass Pocket of Whiskey. Burnside On Burnside. Too Bad Jim. Special offers and product promotions Amazon Business: Make the most of your Amazon Business account with exclusive tools and savings. Register a free business account. Product description Eclectic album from the blues legend, part-produced by Alec Empire! Customer reviews. How are ratings calculated? Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.
It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviews with images. See all customer images. Top reviews Most recent Top reviews. Top reviews from the United States. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. I first stumbled on this cd in the library and decided to check it out. Though there are clear influences, it seems pointless to try to categorize this stuff- the 90's were an era where musical crossovers and fusion became more the rule than the exception.
Just listen- it may work for you. One person found this helpful. I am so glad that I did not read the reviews of this album prior to purchase. Had I known of the substantial Techno influence I probably would have passed it by. John's show on SXM and the hook was in. When I received the disc after the first pass through it I thought "what the hell"! However after a couple of more passes it just seemed to really click for me. This is truly an outstanding effort and R. Lost password?
Recover password. Remembered your password? Back to login. Already have an account? Login here. Create your account Lost password?
First name. Michael Monks. Purchasable with gift card. Been Mistreated Come On In Live Let My Baby Ride Don't Stop Honey It's Bad You Know Just Like A Woman Come On In Part 2 Rollin' Tumblin' remix Please Don't Stay Shuck Dub Although one of the original Delta blues guitarists,  and pioneer of a style known as "trance blues,"  R.
Burnside did not find wide success until , when he signed to Fat Possum , a label based in Oxford, Mississippi. Too Bad Jim , one of the guitarists' first albums for the label, was produced by pop critic Robert Palmer , and soon Burnside performed as the opening act for avant-garde rock band the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ,  with whom he recorded the collaboration A Ass Pocket of Whiskey , which was a largely traditional blues album, excepting the sporadic usage of theremin.
Conscious of what they perceived to be "the devaluation of their most popular artist", Fat Possum quickly commissioned Come On In , an album containing remixes of Burnside recordings.
By then aged 71,  Burnside was originally sceptical of the idea of a remix album, although agreed to it. They said, 'RL, we oughta do something like we did with Jon Spencer. Let's do it. He just made it and sent it. Come On In remixes Burnside's music with electronic beats,  resulting in a noisy fusion of blues and dance music. Burnside is no ordinary bluesman.
Blues is nothing but dance music. Despite the fusion of blues and electronic being unusual, the music highlights how both genres emphasise hypnotic grooves ,  and usage of repetition ; according to writer Keith Phipps, "hearing the same riffs and vocals looped repeatedly with the help of machines isn't worlds away from hearing the blues played straight.
That's not to say it's the same thing, [