Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women ()


In 1984, three middle-aged women (guitarist Gaye Adegbalola, bassist Earlene Lewis and pianist Ann Rabson) came together to play blues as Saffire. Their 1990 Alligator CD is still Saffire's best all-around recording. Even overlooking the novelty of three women giving a female and middle-aged slant to the blues, this is a highly enjoyable and musical set. Assisted on three numbers by Mark Wenner's harmonica, Saffire plays spirited versions of such tunes as "Middle Aged Blues Boogie," "Even Yuppies Get the Blues," "Fess Up ...

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  1. Middle Aged Blues Boogie
  2. Take It on Back
  3. Annie's Blues
  4. Even Yuppies Get the Blues
  5. Drown in My Own Tears
  6. Three Time Loser
  7. Fess Up When You Mess Up
  8. Silent Thunder in My Heart
  9. School Teacher's Blues
  10. I Almost Lost My Mind
  11. Wild Women (Don't Have the Blues)
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Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women
1990, Alligator Records

UPC: 014551478027


Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women
1990, Alligator Records

UPC: 014551478041


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