is an EP by American Chulahoma: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough blues rock duo The Black Keys. Essentially a tribute album, it is a collection of the band's cover versions of songs by Fat Possum Records bluesman Junior Kimbrough, who died in 1998. The title is a reference to Chulahoma, Mississippi, location of "Junior's Place", a juke joint bought by Kimbrough around 1992 and operated after his death by his sons until it burned down on April 6, 2000.
The Black Keys have covered Kimbrough in their
2002 debut album, with "Do the Rump", and with "Everywhere I Go" on their second record . In 2005, they contributed a "My Mind is Ramblin'" cover to the Thickfreakness tribute compilation, which also features Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough Iggy Pop & The Stooges and Spiritualized. Chulahoma was recorded in the basement of 54 Metlin Rd. in Akron, Ohio, and was the band's last record with Fat Possum Records, as they subsequently signed to Nonesuch Records.
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All songs written and composed by
"Keep Your Hands Off Her"
"Have Mercy on Me"
"Meet Me in the City"
"Nobody but You"
"My Mind Is Ramblin'"
(reprise *) 6:45
[*] A longer and cover version of "My Mind is Ramblin'", clocking at 6:50, was released on the tribute compilation, released in 2005 by Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough Fat Possum Records.
[**] The release ends with a message left by Kimbrough's widow on Dan Auerbach's answering machine, telling how much she's proud of the duo's work and how Daniel and Patrick sound like Junior Kimbrough.
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