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Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like Crying

(180g Import Vinyl LP)

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Vinyl Lovers reissues one of Odetta's finest albums, the excellent Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (1962). This bluesy masterpiece has been long unavailable on vinyl. It marked her first album for RCA Victor, and featured a superlative blues sound and repertoire influenced by blues pioneers like Bessie Smith and Blind Lemon Jefferson. While there is a distinct folk feel to some of the material, all of it is injected with the blues. Odetta's voice was ideal for the slow, weighty blues of the 1920s, and she made the material her own, with no attempt at re-creation. Here there is also a hint of jazz, with the likes of Dick Wellstood (piano), Buster Bailey (clarinet), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Tedell Saunders (harmonica), Leonard Gaskin and Abdul Ahmed Malik (bass), and Panama Francis (drums) providing musical accompaniment. Of all her albums, this is probably the most compelling. Odetta always thought of her voice as her instrument, and here, with a range that runs from coloratura to baritone, it is allowed to shine. This collector's edition also includes two bonus tracks, consisting of blues gems from the same period: "Believe I'll Go" and Leroy Carr's "How Long Blues."

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