Charles Brown | Drifting Blues [Ltd.180g Vinyl] LP
Tony Russell “Charles” Brown (September 13, 1922 – January 21, 1999) was an American blues singer and pianist whose soft-toned, slow-paced blues-club style influenced blues performance in the 1940s and 1950s. Between 1949 and 1952, Brown had seven Top 10 hits in the U.S. Billboard R&B chart. His best-selling recordings included “Driftin’ Blues” and “Merry Christmas Baby”.
This WaxTime LP release includes Charles Brown’s underrated album, “Drifting Blues”. This lost gem was originally issued as a 12” long play in 1957 by the Aladdin subsidiary Blabel Score, and has been long unavailable on vinyl. It contains selections of earlier recordings and Aladdin singles, taped between 1952 and 1955.
In addition to the original masterpiece, this WaxTime collector’s edition also includes 2 bonus tracks from the same period: the catchy “Love’s Like a River,” and the 1956’ staple “Merry Christmas Baby.”