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Ball and Chain


Download links and information about Ball and Chain by Big Mama Thornton. This album was released in 1968 and it belongs to Blues, Country, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 01:01:44 minutes.

Artist: Big Mama Thornton
Release date: 1968
Genre: Blues, Country, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 01:01:44
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No. Title Length
1. Sweet Little Angel 5:30
2. Unlucky Girl 3:20
3. Swing It On Home 1:55
4. Little Red Rooster 4:28
5. Hound Dog 3:01
6. Your Love Is Where It Ought to Be 3:49
7. School Boy 4:30
8. My Heavy Load 5:48
9. I'm Feeling Alright 3:00
10. Sometimes I Have a Heartache 3:48
11. Black Rat 2:51
12. Life Goes On 3:28
13. Bumble Bee 4:12
14. Gimme a Penny 4:37
15. Wade In the Water 2:56
16. Ball N' Chain 4:31



Arhoolie's Ball n' Chain is a terrific collection of late-'60s recordings from Big Mama Thornton. Supported on various tracks by Lightnin' Hopkins and Larry Williams, Big Mama runs through such familiar items as "Hound Dog," "Sometimes I Have a Heartache," "Sweet Little Angel," "Little Red Rooster," "Wade in the Water," and "Ball and Chain," turning in generally powerful performances. By and large, these don't necessarily rival her classic '50s recordings, but they are worth investigating if you're looking for something more.