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It's actually dated 1961.That was the second or third LP I ever bought in 1962 and it's still with me. The sleeve note by Alexis Korner is priceless - and ends with You can treat the blues as an intellectual exercise, or you can treat them as straight entertainment; that is up to you. One thing is sure ; this is music to which you can really twist! Stuart Coleman got me to read that out when I took it to his Radio London show in 1987.john poole wrote:Charly have also recently reissued "The Blues", which they suggest was "probably" the first multi artist blues compilation to be issued in the UK (on EMI's Columbia label in 1960).
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