CD

Back to Hèsta

Elmore D. - Back to Hèsta
2013
Elmore D.
Frémeaux & Associés éditeur
Producer: Philippe Libois
Number of discs: 1

The project of this album was mainly inspired by Jazz Gillum. Harmonica Chicago Blues 1934-1947 and Washboard Sam. Swinging The Blues 1935-1947, published by Frémeaux and Ass. The acclaimed piano player Christian Rannenberg kindly agreed to take part to the recording of Chicago blues songs of the fourties also putting into light Big Bill Broonzy, Walter Davis, Little Richard, etc. Other piano parts are held by Bas “Basie” Janssen, now with Doghouse Sam & his Magnatones and the Implosion. On drums: Franky Gomez, also with Doghouse Sam & his Magnatones, and Henri Moureau. “Little Richard” Plaut on harp has also been part of the Elmore D. Band…

TRACKS
1. Vègn’ tot chal (4:11) /Lyrics/
2. New Orleans Stop Time (3:14)
3. Poqwè m’as-s’ fêt çoula (4:19) /Lyrics/
4. Since my baby’s been gone (3:49)
5. Come on in (4:28)
6. Sloopy Drunk Again (3:13)
7. Roll Dem Bones (5:21)
8. You Gotta Run Me Down (3:32)
9. Nèl vind nin, nèl tape nin (3:14) /Lyrics/
10. Confessin’ the Moûse (6:08) /Lyrics/
11. Li Spér (3:31) /Lyrics/
12. Dji k’nohe ossie Bonie Moronie (3:40) /Lyrics/
13. Sloppy Drunk (3:43)
14. Back to Hèsta (5:37) /Lyrics/
15. Dj’a on trô è m’ cèrvê (2:50) /Lyrics/
16. Roll Them Bones (3:09)

MUSICIANS
Elmore D.: vocals, National Triolan, Stella 12 chords and Oahu 1930.
Gilles D.: electric guitar, acoustic guitar Emil Grimshaw Revelation on tr. 3, 15 and 16.
Christian Rannenberg: piano on tr. 2, 6-13.
Bas “Basie” Janssen: piano on tr. 1, 3-5, 16.
Big Dave: harp on tr. 1, 3, 5, 16.
“Little” Richard Plaut: harp on tr. 13, 15.
Patrick Indestege: double bass on tr 1, 3-5, 15-16.
Renaud Lesire: bass on tr. 7-9 and 11-12; acoustic guitar on tr. 10
Franky Gomez: drums on tr. 1, 3-5, 8-12.
Henri Moureau: drums on tr. 1, 3-5, 8-12.
Alex Lex: washboard on tr. 2; drums on tr. 6-7; bass on tr. 10.

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