Ballads and Blues (George Winston album)

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Ballads and Blues
Studio album by George Winston
Released 1972
Recorded November 1972
Genre Folk, blues
Label Takoma
Producer John Fahey, Doug Decker
George Winston chronology
Ballads and Blues
(1972)
Autumn
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Ballads and Blues is the debut album of American pianist George Winston. It features his first compositions and covers. American guitarist John Fahey co-produced the album with Doug Decker. First released in 1972 on Takoma Records, it was re-released in 1981 by Windham Hill Records, again in 1994 by Winston's Dancing Cat label, and for a third time on October 5, 2006, along with 5 bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length Music
1 Highway Hymn Blues 3:00 George Winston
2 Song 3:20 George Winston
3 Go 'Way From My Window 1:30 John Jacob Niles
4 The Woods East of Deland 2:58 George Winston
5 Brenda's Blues 1:44 John Fahey
6 Miles City Train 5:59 George Winston
7 New Hope Blues 1:40 George Winston
8 Theme for a Futuristic Movie 1:55 Michael S. Roth
9 Rag 5:55 George Winston
10 Untitled 5:49 George Winston
# 2006 Reissue Bonus Tracks Length Music
11 Blues in G 3:48 George Winston
12 You Don't Love Me 4:48 Bo Diddley
13 Elcina's Grandmother's Rag 3:20 George Winston
14 Variations on Song for Kurt 8:07 Alan Kilmartin
15 Bright Light Waltz 3:54 George Winston

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