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Delaney & Bonnie

Delaney & Bonnie - The Best Of - 1990 - Rhino

R.I.P Delaney Bramlett. He wasn't a household name, but you knew many of the songs written by guitarist/songwriter/producer Delaney Bramlett. A collaborator with the likes of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, Bramlett, 69, died in a Los Angeles hospital following gallbladder surgery. His second wife, Susan Lanier-Bramlett, said Bramlett died on Saturday after "seven hard months" of ill health. "I held him and he held on up until the last breath with which he went in peace to the light and on into eternity," she wrote in a posting on her late husband's website. With his first wife, Bonnie Lynn, Bramlett created the Southern blues-rock band Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. The group opened for Blind Faith, which featured British guitarist Clapton, in 1969. Bramlett's long list of credits include co-writing much of Eric Clapton's self-titled debut solo album in 1970, including the hit single "Let It Rain." He also performed with Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, and a host of icons. Bramlett maintained that he taught Harrison how to play slide guitar and to write a gospel song, which led to the recording of Harrison's hit single "My Sweet Lord." Earlier this year, Bramlett released his first album in six years, A New Kind of Blues. To date, over 100 artists, ranging from Usher to Sonic Youth, have covered Bramlett's songs. By Darren Ressler , Posted on December 29, 2008, All contents ©2007-2008 Lime Wire LLC, unless otherwise noted

Delaney is now singing the blues with "His Sweet Lord".
Please read Delaney Bramlett's biography at DELANEYBRAMLETT You can find information about Delaney Bramlett's "A New Kind Of Blues" album at DB/ANKOB


1. Get Ourselves Together - Bramlett, Radle
2. When the Battle Is Over - Doctor John, Hill
3. Ghetto - (bonus track) - Banks, Bramlett, Crutcher
4. Piece of My Heart - (bonus track) - Berns, Ragovoy
5. Comin' Home - Bramlett, Clapton
6. Groupie (Superstar) - Bramlett, Russell
7. Things Get Better - Cropper, Floyd, Wayne
8. Where There's a Will, There's a Way - Bramlett, Whitlock
9. That's What My Man Is For - (bonus track) - Griffin
10. I Don't Want to Discuss It - Beatty, Cooper, Shelby
11. Soul Shake - Lewis, Smith
12. Free the People - Keith
13. Love of My Man, The - (bonus track) - Townsend
14. Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Traditional
15. Never Ending Song of Love - Bramlett
16. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad - Traditional
17. Only You Know and I Know - Mason
18. Move 'Em Out - Cropper, Crutcher

Originally released on vinyl in 1972 on Atco Records, with ten tracks. The song "Dirty Old Man" on the '72 issue is excluded on this 1990 bonus release. The album posted here is a 128 version. If you know of a better bitrate, please contact blog


Delaney Bramlett (vocals, guitar)
Bonnie Bramlett (vocals)
Eric Clapton, Dave Mason, Jerry McGhee, Charlie Freeman (guitar)
Carl Radle, Tom McClure, Jerry Scheff (bass)
Duane Allman (slide guitar)
Bobby Whitlock (organ, vocals)
Leon Russell (guitar, piano)
Jim Dickinson (piano)
Jim Keltner, Ron Tutt, Sammy Creason, Jim Gordon (drums)
Bobby Keys (saxophone)
Ed Logan (tenor sax)
Floyd Newman (baritone sax)
Jack Hale (trombone)
Jim Price (trumpet, trombone)
Tex Johnson (conga, bongo drums)
Sam Clayton (congas)
Alan Estes (percussion)
Rita Coolidge, Gram Parsons, Iva Bramlett, Eddie James, Jay York, Sandy Konikoff, John Hartford, Kenny Gradney, Ben Benay ((background vocals)
The Memphis Horns: Andrew Love (tenor saxophone); Wayne Jackson (trumpet)