|1||Shake 'Em On Down||4:48|
|2||When My First Wife Left Me||3:46|
|4||Old Black Mattie||4:10|
|5||Fireman Ring The Bell||3:58|
|7||Miss Glory B.||3:24|
|9||Death Bell Blues||3:54|
|10||Goin' Down South||5:50|
|80307-1||R.L. Burnside||Too Bad Jim (LP, Album, Ltd, 180)||Fat Possum Records||80307-1||US||1994|
|80307-1||R.L. Burnside||Too Bad Jim (LP, Album, Club, Ltd, Num, RE, 180)||Fat Possum Records||80307-1||US||2014|
|42082-2||R.L. Burnside||Too Bad Jim (CD, Album)||Capricorn Records||42082-2||US||1994|
|0307-2||R.L. Burnside||Too Bad Jim (CD, Album)||Fat Possum Records, Epitaph||0307-2||Netherlands||1994|
|80307-1||R.L. Burnside||Too Bad Jim (LP, Album, RE)||Fat Possum Records||80307-1||US||2015|
Mixed at Quad Studios, New York, New York. Includes a download card (DropCards. Matrix, Runout: PIRATES PRESS-FP80307-1 A 106565E2/A. Matrix, Runout: PIRATES PRESS-FP80307-1 B 106565E2/A. Other Versions (5 of 10) View All. Cat.
Accompanying the album is a bespoke piece of commissioned artwork by Andrew Gunthardt and a cocktail recipe to complete the listening experience. Burnside’s Too Bad Jim with the members of Vinyl Me, Please. Produced by New York Times music critic Robert Palmer and recorded in 1993 at Junior Kimbrough’s juke joint near Chulahoma Mississippi Too Bad Jim is Burnside at his best, with a family band and adopted son Kenny Brown on second guitar
When My First Wife Left Me. Short-Haired Woman. Fireman Ring the Bell.
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Too Bad Jim is cut from the same cloth as its predecessor, Bad Luck City. Burnside fronting a small juke joint combo, tearing through some greasy blues. However, Too Bad Jim is the better album, simply from a performance standpoint. Burnside sounds more relaxed and the band steps back from the spotlight slightly, letting the guitarist burn brightly on his own, showcasing his deep blues roots.
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The next, Too Bad Jim (1994), was recorded at Junior's Place and produced by Palmer, with support from Calvin Jackson and Kenny Brown. After Jackson moved to Holland, Burnside found a new stable band and would usually perform with Brown and drummer Cedric Burnside, his grandson. In a New York concert around the release of Deep Blues, he attracted the attention of Jon Spencer, the leader of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. He started touring with this group in 1995, both as an opening act and sitting in, gaining much new audience . His sons Melvin Burnside, . Burnside Jr. (1954–2010), Calvin Burnside, Joseph Burnside, Daniel Burnside, Duwayne Burnside, Dexter Burnside, Garry Burnside, and Rodger Harmon.