Curtis Jones


Trouble Blues

  • Release Date: 12 May 1992
  • OBCCD-515-2

Texas-born bluesman Curtis Jones, who enjoyed a spell of success in the late Thirties with his classic "Lonesome Bedroom Blues," was a nearly forgotten figure when he walked into Rudy Van Gelder's studio on November 9, 1960 to wax the first album of his long career. Trouble Blues led to recordings for other labels and a nine-year residency in Europe, which ended with his death in Munich in 1971. Jones was a highly emotive vocalist who sang in a nasal style reminiscent of his contemp… MORE