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June 19, 2011


Various Artists – I Asked For Water, She Gave Me… Gasoline (1969)

Artist: Various Artists
Title: I Asked For Water, She Gave Me… Gasoline
Year: 1969
Format: LP
Label: Imperial

Excellent British blues compilation recorded in June 1969 and featuring Jim Pitts, Jim & Raphael, Andy Fernbach Connexion (Andy Fernback (vocal-guitar), J.D. Fanger (guitar), Bob Rowe (bass) and Phillip Crother (drums), Tony McPhee, Jo-Ann Kelly, Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts (Pete Gibson (vocal-trombone), Graham Hines (vocal-guitar), Jim Pitts (vocal-mandolin-piano), John Randal (washboard) and Keith Truffell (zob stick), Groundhogs (Tony (T.S.) McPhee (guitar), Pete Cruickshank (bass) and Ken Pustelnik (drums) and Graham Hines. (Jack Dominilla)

Track Listing

  1. Oh Death [Jo-Ann Kelly & Tony “T.S.” McPhee]
  2. She’s Gone [Andy Fernbach Connexion]
  3. Factory Blues [Graham Hines]
  4. Boogie Woman [John Lewis]
  5. Nervous [Jim Pitts]
  6. Crazy With The Blues [Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts]
  7. Lord I Feel Tired [Jim & Raphael]
  8. Gasoline [Tony “T.S.” McPhee]
  9. Rock Me [Jo-Ann Kelly & The Groundhogs]
  10. London’s Got The Blues [John Lewis]
  11. Love’s In Vain [Graham Hines]
  12. Dust My Blues [Jo-Ann Kelly & Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts]
  13. Built My Hopes Too High [Andy Fernbach]
  14. Don’t Pass The Hat Around [Tony “T.S.” McPhee]
  15. When My Woman Is With Me [Jim & Raphael]
  16. I’m So Tired [Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts]
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4 Comments Post a comment
  1. gregg
    Jun 20 2011

    I owned this this T.S.McPhee classic, it was blown away during hurricane IVAN a few years back. I picked it up when I manage a record store in Phoenix, AZ… I’ve been looking for a replacement ever since. Any chance of getting a download of it?

    Cool site, lots of the off the wall & unusual releases…. gam

  2. zico
    Jun 20 2011

    Some of the best british blues musicians in here and of course the ona and only Tony McPhee. I true legend he is. Great post as always Leonard. Thanks again and again.

  3. lord haw haw
    Jun 20 2011

    He shoot, he scores! another one in the back of the net, cant wait to hear this.

  4. Tom Keys
    Jun 23 2011

    Good blues recording Thanks Leonard

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