Skip James

Today! (Bluesville Series) (180g LP)

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Release Date: July 26, 2024

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Today! is Skip James’ second album, originally released in 1966. The album features James solo on all but one track, “How Long,” which includes Russ Savakus on bass. This 180-gram LP pressed at QRP includes an obi with notes by Scott Billington, a paper-wrapped jacket and (AAA) lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab. AllMusic asserts, “wonderful vocals, superb guitar and a couple of tunes with tasty piano make this essential.”

Side A:
1. Hard Times Killing Floor Blues
2. Crow Jane
3. Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues
4. Special Rider Blues
5. Drunken Spree
6. Cherryball

Side B:
1. How Long
2. All Night Long
3. Cypress Grove
4. Look Down the Road
5. My Gal
6. I’m So Glad

- Released in partnership with Acoustic Sounds
- Pressed at QRP
- 180-gram LP
- OBI with notes written by Scott Billington
- Paper-wrapped tip on jacket
- (AAA) lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab
- All songs written by Skip James with the exception of “How Long,” written by Leroy Carr
- All songs performed by Skip James solo with the exception of “How Long,” which features Russ Savakus on bass