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Not her best but it's still a cool live blues set

If you're into the Blues I you should listen to Big Mama. She's the most underrated blues singer I've run across. She recorded "Hound Dog" before Elvis & influenced Janis Joplin, who covered Big Mama's "Ball & Chain". This is one of her later recordings from the 70s. It's not her best but it's a still a good live set. I suggest looking into Big Mama's "Ball N' Chain" w/ Lightning Hopkins and or Big Mama Thornton w/ the Muddy Waters Blues Band 1966 live (my favorite BMT album).

The Way It Is, Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
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