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Mare Edstrom Blues Band | Sugar Sweet

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Sugar Sweet

by Mare Edstrom Blues Band

Midwestern blues vocalist Mare Edstrom charts new territory on this latest blues release, introducing elements of R&B, rockabilly, and soul to the mix with spacious arrangements in a truly vintage format.
Genre: Blues: Acoustic Blues
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1. Ain't Gonna Cry
3:29 album only
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2. Need Your Love So Bad
4:52 album only
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3. Everybody Ought to Make a Change
4:41 album only
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4. Sugar Sweet
3:04 album only
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5. Dream Lucky Blues
3:01 album only
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6. If It's Really Got to Be This Way
3:49 album only
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7. Travelin' Blues
3:43 album only
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8. Stones in My Passway
3:45 album only
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9. White Lightnin'
4:10 album only
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10. Shout Sister Bessie
3:00 album only
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11. Big Road Blues
3:53 album only
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12. Breakfast in Bed
3:41 album only
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13. Fixin' to Die
6:57 album only

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Album Notes
Sugar Sweet - Midwestern blues vocalist extraordinaire, Mare Edstrom, charts new territory on this latest blues release, introducing elements of R&B, rockabilly, and soul to the mix. The album features spacious arrangements in a truly vintage format, borrowing production vibe from the warm 1950s sound. As with previous releases, Edstrom has dug deep and uncovered obscure gems from the past by such forgotten masters as Betty Everett, Ma Rainey, Julia Lee, Little Willie John, and Arthur Alexander. The album also gives the listener a taste of Edstrom's signature stripped-down country blues that she currently features in her live duo with producer/guitarist Kenn Fox. This recording is packed full of steaming hot electric, acoustic, and slide guitar, sweet tenor saxophone, nasty blues harmonica, and thick, tasteful backing vocals. The album closes with a masterful rendition of Bukka White's gospel epic, "Fixin' to Die."

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