Released: 2015
Label: Frémeaux & Associés


“An almost complete works of Elmore D.? Why not a reedition of other bluesmen, before?”, asked Christophe Mourot in Soulbag. But he immediately added: “Why not, after all?” First, “his approach definitely correspond to the editorial politics of Frémeaux and Associés”, since the artist perpetuates the musical Afro-American tradition, but also the Belgian one, as he will rapidly sing in his Liège Walloon dialect”. Come on, Christophe… I am just a small part, and not such a living one, of that Walloon tradition. Look for example at the documentary Le Bout de la langue (2016). So many defenders of the “Belgian” dialect are more active, popular, exposed in the media arena. What is true is that Patrick Frémeaux took me by surprise when he proposed me to produce a musical collection which seemed so closely entering into the spirit of his personal conceptions of cultural testimony. OK, it also tallied with my old working for regional affirming in the “Belgian” context.
This CD is full of cherished but untold memories, about peoples that I have met during the long years of my musical experiment. The latter perhaps would deserve I put it on paper. More generally, the chronicle of blues and rock ‘n’ roll in Liège would deserve that type of book, as well as the “Antwerp Blues Connection”, the Ferre Grignard story, the memory of Bilzen or Peer festivals, or the Gent blues revival of today. If this “intégrale”shoud reflect  something of the psychological climate in a post-industrial country, it would be like Howling Wolf’s complaint, singing: “I have had my fun, but tell my mama the shape I’m in.”
   
   
Track Listing      
CD 1 / BASSE-MOÛSE BLUES (1997)
1 Sometimes I Think I Love You 2:21   iTunes
2 Feather Bed 2:23   iTunes
3 The Twelves 3:14   iTunes
4 New Sylvester and His Mule 4:50   iTunes
5 Bukka's Jitterbug Blues 3:29   iTunes
6 If I Had Religion 2:52   iTunes
7 Broke and Hungry 2:20   iTunes
8 I'm Talking About You, Pt. 2 2:14   iTunes
9 Back Step Blues 3:00   iTunes
10 Sun Going Down 3:18   iTunes
11 Evening Fax Blues 3:14   iTunes
12 I'm Talking About You, Pt. 1 2:11   iTunes
13 Tricks Ain't Walking No More 3:12   iTunes
14 In My Girlish Days 2:11   iTunes
15 Fleetw. Mac's Ramblin' Pony 3:06   iTunes
16 Warm It up to Me 2:19   iTunes
17 Hiding on Me 2:46   iTunes

CD 2 / SATURDAY NIGHT RUB (2000)
1 Can't Afford to Do It 2:35   iTunes
2 Drop Down Mama 3:55   iTunes
3 If You Take Me Back 2:04   iTunes
4 Dji n'oûveûre qui l' londi, Pt. 1 3:05 Lyrics iTunes
5 It Ain't No Lie 2:49   iTunes
6 I Want You to Know 2:59   iTunes
7 Li rwè dèl rowe d'erquy 2:54 Lyrics iTunes
8 Rahis' et rikètes 4:18 Lyrics iTunes
9 Mama sét 2:28 Lyrics iTunes
10 Studio Rap 0:33   iTunes
11 Tot seû 2:41 Lyrics iTunes
12 Saturday Night Rub 1:45   iTunes
13 Drop Down (I Don t Feel Welcome Here) 2:46   iTunes

CD 3 / TOT K’ MAHÎ / STUDIO (2005)      
1 Tot k'mahî, Pt. 1 2:37 Lyrics iTunes
2 Guitåre sweng 4:22 Lyrics iTunes
3 Louke à ç't-eûre, Pt. 1 3:21 Lyrics iTunes
4 Pus vîs pus sot 4:04 Lyrics iTunes
5 Rita, Pt. 1 3:55 Lyrics iTunes
6 Prinds ç' mårtê 3:11 Lyrics iTunes
7 Grivèl'rèye 4:48 Lyrics iTunes
8 Lès bièsses, Pt. 1 4:28 Lyrics iTunes
9 Ci n' sèrè måy pus come divins l' timps 4:16 Lyrics iTunes
10 Mi Toshiba Satellite 4:24 Lyrics iTunes
11 Ti t' fês dès-îdèyes 3:31 Lyrics iTunes
12 Hèsta 3:36 Lyrics iTunes
13 San Francisco Bay Blues, Pt. 1 3:00 Lyrics iTunes
14 Sôlèye di tchin, Pt. 1 3:48 Lyrics iTunes
15 Gros Louwis 4:18 Lyrics iTunes
16 Djoyeûs pèheû 4:57 Lyrics iTunes
17 Gros Louwis (remix) 3:08 Lyrics iTunes

CD 4 / TOT K’ MAHÎ / PUBLIC (2005)
1 Qué 'ne bèle wasse 3:45 Lyrics iTunes
2 San Francisco Bay Blues, Pt. 2 3:32 Lyrics iTunes
3 Louke à ç't-eûre, Pt. 2 4:00 Lyrics iTunes
4 Sôlèye di tchin, Pt. 2 6:44 Lyrics iTunes
5 Rita, Pt. 2 5:32 Lyrics iTunes
6 Dji n'ouveûre qui l' londi, Pt. 2 6:28 Lyrics iTunes
7 Ci n' sèrè måy pus come divins l' timps 6:30 Lyrics iTunes
8 Tot k'mahî, Pt. 2 4:14 Lyrics iTunes

CD 5 / GRANDIVEÛS (2008)
1 Li rawète 4:45 Lyrics iTunes
2 À cavaye lès bèrlinås 4:41 Lyrics iTunes
3 Hèy twè, gueûye d'amoûr 2:45 Lyrics iTunes
4 Has' di coûr 4:09 Lyrics iTunes
5 Li batème 4:42 Lyrics iTunes
6 Ine pitite fricassêye 4:46 Lyrics iTunes
7 Li dièrin blues d'à Johnson 4:02 Lyrics iTunes
8 Li hokum dè G.B. 4:36 Lyrics iTunes
9 Bondjoû Walonîye 4:41 Lyrics iTunes
10 Fans 'ne tchanson 4:51 Lyrics iTunes
11 Ç' trin-là 5:09 Lyrics iTunes
12 Tchanson po l' måva timps 4:09 Lyrics iTunes
13 Blues po fé 'ne fin 4:24 Lyrics iTunes

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