Unlike that record, which contained a number of songs he learned through Tommy Johnson, . s Blues consists primarily of original compositions that showcase Douglas' easy-rolling, relaxed style perfectly.
Douglas produced a blues classic when he recorded "Mercury Boogie" in 1949. The tune, which paid homage to the American automobile, was later renamed "Mercury Blues" and covered by Steve Miller, David Lindley, and Dwight Yoakam. K. C. Douglas (November 21, 1913 - October 18, 1975) was an American blues singer and guitarist.
Explore releases and tracks from . Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from . born : November 21, 1913 near Sharon, Madison County, MS died : October 18, 1975 in Berkeley, Alameda County, CA. The rural blues singer and guitarist from Mississippi moved to California during the war, still maintaining the Delta style. In 1948 he recorded "Mercury Boogie", a small classic to be taken up by different artists.
The best album by . Douglas is A Dead Beat Guitar And The Mississippi Blues which is ranked number 37,063 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 15. . Douglas is ranked number 16,689 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 15. Product Details.
C. Douglas: Big Road Blues - Big Road Blues - Howling Blues - Move To Kansas City - Buck Dance - Tore Your Playhouse Down - Bottle Up And Go - Whiskey Headed Woman - Catfish Blues - . s Blues - Canned Heat - Key To The Highway rec. February 5, 12 & 22, 1961 in Stockton, CA by Chris Strachwitz; . 7 inch 45 rpm Blues Connoisseur 1001 (Don Lindenau's label). Douglas - Believe I'll Marry And Leave The Other Women Alone - You Good Lookin' Women - Divorce Blues - Black Cat Bone rec. January 8, 1972 by Don Lindenau; . Douglas, voc, g; Jim Marshall, dr, Bob Smith, b. Blues Connoisseur unissued.
Douglas – Hen House Blues, 04:03. Douglas 04 - High Water Rising - 1974 - Mercury Blues. Douglas 11 - Good Looking Women - 1974 - Mercury Blues. Douglas 05 - Woke Up This Morning - 1974 - Mercury Blues. Douglas Big Road Blues.
Douglas was influenced by Tommy Johnson, who he had worked with in the Jackson, Mississippi area in the early 1940s, and whose "Canned Heat Blues" he adapted on his album, Big Road Blues. The K. Douglas Trio's first recording was "Mercury Boogie" (later renamed "Mercury Blues"), in 1948.
|Hen House Blues|
|Wake Up, Workin' Woman|
|Rootin' Ground Hog|
|Born In The Country|
|Love Me All Night Long|
|No More Cryin'|
|K.C.'s Doctor Blues|
|You Got A Good Thing Now|
|Watch Dog Blues|
|BVLP 1023||K.C. Douglas||K.C.'s Blues (LP, Album, Mono)||Prestige Bluesville||BVLP 1023||US||1961|
|1023, BVLP 1023||K.C. Douglas||K.C.'s Blues (LP, Album, Mono, RE, RP)||Prestige Bluesville, Prestige||1023, BVLP 1023||US||1964|
|OBCCD 533-2||K.C. Douglas||K.C.'s Blues (CD, Album, RE)||Original Blues Classics||OBCCD 533-2||UK & Europe||1990|
|OBC-533, BV-102||K.C. Douglas||K.C.'s Blues (LP, Album, RE, RM)||Original Blues Classics, Prestige Bluesville||OBC-533, BV-102||US||1990|