Mick Clarke
The Blues Collection

A compilation of blues tracks recorded by Mick Clarke at Elephant Studio, London, Rockfold Studio, Surrey, England and in live locations in the UK and USA.

18 favourite blues tracks, including one brand new recording, BB King's "I Stay in the Mood", one remix "Right and Wrong (the Remix)" and one alternative version - "Big Town Playboy (Alt V.)". Other tracks include "Re-Heat" with dazzling piano from Lou Martin and Jimmy Rogers' "That's Alright" featuring Dangerous Dave Newman on harp, with Chris Sharley on drums and Mick Phillips on bass. Live tracks include "Walkin' Blues" and "Rockin' the Blues" recorded at Scratchers in Surrey, England, and "Closing Line" recorded on tour in Olympia, Washington State USA.

01 Find You
02 Leaning to the View
03 Right and Wrong (the Remix)
04 Smokestack Lightnin'
05 Some Days
06 Daddy-O
07 Walkin' Blues
08 Rockin' the Blues
09 Complicated Woman
10 That's Alright
11 Helping Hand
12 Re-Heat
13 Closing Line
14 Blues Start Walking
15 I Stay In The Mood
16 Diggin' Down
17 Heart of Stone
18 Big Town Playboy (Alt V.)





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01 Find You
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Diggin' Down".

02 Leaning to the View
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Bent Frets".

03 Right and Wrong (the Remix)
Recorded by Mick Clarke with Dangerous Dave Newman on harp at Rockfold Studio, Surrey. Originally released on the album "Steppin' Out" this version has been remixed.

04 Smokestack Lightnin'
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Diggin' Down".

05 Some Days
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Shake It Up!".

06 Daddy-O
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Bent Frets".

07 Walkin' Blues
Recorded live at Scratchers, The Three Lions, Farncombe, Surrey. With Chris Sharley on drums and Eddie Master on bass. Released on the album "Ruff'n'Roar".

08 Rockin' the Blues
Recorded live at Scratchers, The Three Lions, Farncombe, Surrey. With Chris Sharley on drums and Eddie Master on bass. Released on the album "Ruff'n'Roar".

09 Complicated Woman
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Crazy Blues".

10 That's Alright
Recorded at Elephant Studio, London for the album "No Compromise". With Chris Sharley on drums, Mick Phillips on bass, Lou Martin on piano and Dangerous Dave Newman on harp.

11 Helping Hand
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Ramdango".

12 Re-Heat
Recorded at Elephant Studio, London as additional tracks for the CD release of the album "All These Blues". With Mike Hirsh on drums, Mick Phillips on bass and Lou Martin on piano.

13 Closing Line
Recorded live at Detroits Club, Olympia, Washington State USA, opening for Johnny Winter. With Mike Hirsh on drums, Mick Phillips on bass and Kerry Canfield on piano.

14 Blues Start Walking
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Shake It Up!".

15 I Stay In The Mood
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey. Originally for the album "Stepping' Out" but not included on the final release. Available here for the first time.

16 Diggin' Down
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Diggin' Down".

17 Heart of Stone
Recorded by Mick Clarke at Rockfold Studio, Surrey for the album "Bent Frets".

18 Big Town Playboy
Recorded by Mick Clarke with Dangerous Dave Newman on harp at Rockfold Studio, Surrey. Originally released on the album "Steppin' Out" this is an alternative version, available here for the first time.




Original photo from local newspaper, Baden Blues Festival




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