Country Meets the Blues

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Country Meets the Blues
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Studio album by Ramsey Lewis Trio
Released 1962
Recorded August 2 & 3, 1962
Bell Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Argo
LP 701
Producer Ralph Bass
Ramsey Lewis chronology
The Sound of Spring
(1962)The Sound of Spring1962
Country Meets the Blues
Bossa Nova
(1962)Bossa Nova1962

Country Meets the Blues is an album of jazz interpretations of country music and blues tunes performed by the Ramsey Lewis' Trio which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Argo label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Your Cheatin' Heart" (Hank Williams) - 2:59
  2. "St. Louis Blues" (W. C. Handy) - 3:07
  3. "Blueberry Hill" (Al Lewis, Vincent Rose, Larry Stock) - 2:43
  4. "Country Meets the Blues" - (Ramsey Lewis) 2:27
  5. "Memphis in June" (Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster) - 3:05
  6. "High Noon" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) - 4:46
  7. "I Need You So" (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 3:21
  8. "I Just Want to Make Love to You" (Willie Dixon) - 2:45
  9. "Tangleweed 'Round My Heart" (Roy Kelley, Forrest Wyatt) - 3:24
  10. "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" (Clarence Williams) - 1:56



  1. ^ Argo Records discography accessed October 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed October 9, 2012