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I've got the blues but I'm too damn mean to cry : protest in early blues & gospel

Title
I've got the blues but I'm too damn mean to cry : protest in early blues & gospel / compiled and annotated by Max Haymes.
Publication
  • London, England : JSP Records, [2015]
  • ℗2015, ©2015

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Description
4 audio discs; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • I have got the blues but I'm too damn mean to cry
  • Protest in early blues & gospel
  • Protest in early blues and gospel
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Blues (Music)
  • Gospel music.
Note
  • Title from container.
Contents
  • CD A. Jail bird love song / Mississippi Sheiks -- No job blues / Ramblin' Thomas -- Down in the bottom where I stay / Ozie McPherson -- Gut struggle / Wilmer Davis -- Trouble and whiskey / Roosevelt Sykes -- Raise a R-U-K-U-S tonight / Norfolk Jubilee Singers (as Norfolk Jazz Quartet) -- Raise a R-U-K-U-S tonight / Birmingham Jubilee Singers (Birmingham Quartet) -- Landlady's footsteps / Madlyn Davis -- Get on board / Clara Smith -- I'm goin' home / Charley Patton -- Old rattler / Mose "Clear Rock" Platt & James "Iron Head" Baker -- Ain't no more cane on this brazos / Ernest Wiliams, James "Iron Head" Baker & Convict Group -- The prisoners blues / Sara Martin -- Penitentiary bound blues / Rosa Henderson -- Wash and iron woman blues / Gene Campbell -- I've got the blues but I'm just too mean to cry / Dorothy Dodd -- Rising river blues / George Carter -- Song from a cotton field / Bessie Brown -- The ain't walking no more / Lucille Bogan -- Long John / Washington ("Lightnin") -- Another man done gone / Vera Hall -- Black evil blues / Alice Moore -- Richmond blues, take 1 / Julius Daniels -- Bessie's moan / Bessie Tucker -- Rock pile blues / Syvester Weaver -- Highway 51 blues / Curtis Jones.
  • CD B. Down the dirt road blues / Charley Patton -- Po' moaners got a home at last / Fisk Jubilee Singers -- That white mule of sin / John Byrd -- You've got to recognise me / Charles Tyus -- I'm all out and down / Leadbelly -- Prison cell blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Moaning blues / Moanin' Bernice Edwards -- On our turpentine farm / Pigmeat Pete & Catjuice Charlie -- Good old turnip greens / Bo Carter -- Two white horses standing in line / Smith Casey -- Jim Crow blues / Cow Cow Davenport -- Am I right or wrong / Son House -- It makes a long time man feel bad / Kelly Pace -- Waitin for the evenin' mail / Clara Smith -- I shall not be moved / Rev. Edward Clayborn -- Toad frog blues / Ma Rainey -- Squinch owl moan / Too Tight Henry -- Daddy-calling mama / Alice Moore -- Mean old world / Heavenly Gospel Singers -- Cow cow blues / Dora Carr with Cow Cow Davenport -- Last fair deal gone down / Robert Johnoson -- Chain gang bound / Bumble Bee Slim -- These hard times are tight like that / Rev. J.M. Gates -- The panic is on / Hezekiah Jenkins -- Preachin the blues pt. 1 / Son House.
  • CD C. Starvation farm blues / Bob Campbell -- No place to go / Walter Davis -- One dime blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Blue harvest blues / Mississippi John Hurt -- Fools blues / Funny Paper Smith -- Boll weevil blues (The Boll weevil hollar)/ Vera Hall -- Mississippi boll weevil blues / Charley Patton -- Hopali (Hop-a-lee) / 8 Unknown Girls -- Experience blues / Alberta Hunter -- Broken levee blues / Lonnie Johnson -- Eighteen hundred and ninety one (Ain't working song) / Charley Campbell -- Bank failure blues / Martha Copeland -- Hammer ring / Jess Bradley -- The escaped convict, take 2 / George "Bullet" Williams -- I'm having so much trouble / Bumble Bee Slim -- Worried blues / Tom Bell -- Workhouse blues / Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell -- The sure route excursion to Hell, part 1 / Rev. F.W. McGee -- Black hearse blues / Sara Martin -- Washwoman blues / Bessie Smith -- Sud bustin' blues / Sippie Wallace -- Hitler and Hell / Rev. J.M. Gates -- Don't mess with me / Mamie Smith -- My daddy's calling me / Irene Scruggs -- I heard the voice of a pork chop, take 1 / Jim Jackson -- G. Burns gonna rise again / Johnson-Nelson-Porkchop -- The bourgeois blues / Leadbelly.
  • CD D. Hobo Bill / Martha Copeland -- Dyin' crapshooter's blues / Martha Copeland -- Dying crapshooter's blues / Blind Willie McTell -- Sarah Jane / Jazz Gillum -- North bound blues / Maggie Jones -- Go down old Hannah / James "Iron Head" Baker -- Been drinking / Vera Hall -- Poor Lazarus / Vera Hall -- Cotton seed blues / Tampa Red -- I couldn't hear nobody pray, take 2 / Paramount Jubilee Singers -- He's in jailhouse now / Memphis Jug Band -- Railroad Bill / Will Bennett -- Mad mama's blues / Josie Miles -- Dynamite blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Key to the bushes blues / Bessie Tucker -- Red ripe tomatoes / Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band -- Justice blues / Texas Alexander -- Nobody knows the way I feel dis mornin' / Clara Smith -- Pail in my hand / Edna Winston -- The basement blues / Clara Smith -- Workin' woman's blues / Helen Gross -- Broke man blues / Sylvester Palmer -- Sadie's servant room blues / Hattie Burleson -- Red cross man / Lucille Bogan (as "Bessie Jackson") -- Life is just a book / Washboard Sam.
LCCN
  • 00788065720025
  • 788065720025
OCLC
  • ocn959817161
  • 959817161
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries