Piano Solos (George Winston album)
|Ballads and Blues|
|Studio album by George Winston|
|Producer||John Fahey, Doug Decker|
|George Winston chronology|
Piano Solos, reissued as 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, who engineered it. 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.
|1||Highway Hymn Blues||3:00||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|
|#||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|
- Piano Solos at AllMusic
- John Schaefer - New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music - 1987 Page 198 "Like Ackerman, he also admired the guitar works of John Fahey, and in 1972 he released his first album, Piano Solos, on Fahey's Takoma label.* "
- Keyboard - Volume 10 -1984 Page 51 For a while he composed stride and blues pieces, many of which appear on his first solo album, Piano Solos, released originally on the Takoma label, but now available ..."
- "George Winston -- Ballads and Blues 1972". Discogs. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
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