Today! (Skip James album)

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Today!
Studio album by Skip James
Released 1966
Recorded January 9-10, 1966
Genre Blues
Label Vanguard
Skip James chronology
Greatest of the Delta Blues Singers
(1965)
Skip James Today!
(1966)
Devil Got My Woman
(1968)

Today! is the third studio album by Delta blues musician Skip James, released in 1966.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Allmusic critic Ron Wynn wrote in his review: "... wonderful vocals, superb guitar and a couple of tunes with tasty piano make this essential."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Skip James except as noted. 

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hard Time Killing Floor Blues"     3:24
2. "Crow Jane"     3:00
3. "Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues"     4:12
4. "Special Rider Blues"     5:11
5. "Drunken Spree"     2:49
6. "Cherryball"     4:28
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "How Long"   Leroy Carr 2:58
8. "All Night Long"     5:03
9. "Cypress Grove"     4:20
10. "Look Down the Road"     3:16
11. "My Gal"     6:06
12. "I'm So Glad"     1:54

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ron, Wynn. "Today! > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 28, 2011.