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Really the blues? Volume 1, 1893-1929 [sound recording] : a blues history 1893-1959.

Title
Really the blues? Volume 1, 1893-1929 [sound recording] : a blues history 1893-1959.
Publication
Don Mills, Ontario : West Hill Radio Archives, p2010.

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Additional Authors
Lowe, Allen, 1954-
Description
9 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in. +
Alternative Title
Blues history 1893-1959
Subjects
Note
  • Compiled by Allen Lowe.
  • "This volume covers recordings from 1893-1929"--Container.
  • Compact disc.
  • Includes CD-ROM disc with the contents, discography, and track listing.
  • Track list (8 p.) inserted in container.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
  • CD 1: Mama's black baby boy / Unique Quartet Fall (2:27) -- Keep movin' / Standard Quartet (2:46) -- Poor mourner / Cousins and DeMoss (1:56) -- You been a good old wagon / Len Spencer (2:13) -- Poor mourner / Dinwiddie Colored Quartet (2:54) -- Nobody / Bert Williams (2:53) -- What a time / Polk Miller and his Old South Quartet (3:43) -- The camp meeting jubilee / Male Quartet (1:41) -- Poor mourner / Fisk University Jubilee Quartet (3:09) -- Down home rag / James Reese Europe (3:22) -- The rain song / Afro American Folk Song Singers (3:07) -- Memphis blues / Victor Military Band (3:02) -- Memphis blues / Morton Harvey (2:40) -- Blame it on the blues / Victor Military Orch. (3:09) -- St. Louis blues / Prince's Band (4:06) -- N Blues / George O'Connor (2:58) -- Livery stable blues / Original Dixieland Jazz Band (3:08) -- Moonlight blues / WC Handy (3:16) -- Death where is thy sting? / Arthur Collins (3:12) -- Beale Street blues / Al Bernard (3:05) -- Memphis blues / James Reese Europe (2:37) -- Kansas City blues / Wilbur Sweatman Col. (3:08) -- Swanee blues / J. Milton DeCamp (2:28) -- Lovin' Sam from Alabam / Mamie Smith (2:49) -- Frankie blues / Mamie Smith (3:05) -- Chain gang blues / Sam Moore ; Octacorda (2:49) -- My soul is a witness / Florida Normal and Industrial Institute Quartet (2:21).
  • CD 2: Society blues / Kid Ory (3:12) -- Teasin' the frets / Nick Lucas (2:54) -- I ain't got nobody / Marion Harris (3:05) -- Midnight blues / Ethel Waters (3:03) -- Aggravatin' papa / Sophie Tucker (3:03) -- New Orleans joys / J.R. Morton (2:45) -- Guitar blues / Sylvester Weaver (2:40) -- London blues / Jelly Roll Morton's Jazz Orch. (3:14) -- Waitin' for the evening mail / Noble Sissle ; Eubie Blake (2:54) -- Bleeding hearted blues / James P. Johnson (3:01) -- London cafe blues / King Oliver ; Baby Dodds ; Jimmy Noone (2:45) -- The gospel train am comin' / Homer Rodheaver and the Wiseman Quartet (2:56) -- Any woman's blues / Bessie Smith (3:17) -- God's gonna set this world on fire / Kentucky Trio (3:02) -- If you do what you do / Eddie cantor with the Georgians (3:04) -- Hatchet head blues / Old Southern Jug Band (2:44) -- Time ain't gonna make me stay / Ed Andrews (2:45) -- Waffle man's call / Johnny Bayersdorffer (3:01) -- Rhapsody in blue / Paul Whiteman (3:52) -- I've got a cross eyed papa / Levitsch Tanzorchester (3:28) -- Barrel house blues / Rosa Henderson (3:17) -- Mississippi shivers / Zez Confrey and his orch. (3:24) -- Kiss me sweet / Butterbeans and Susie with King Oliver (3:08) -- Toddlin' blues / Bix and his Rhythm Jugglers ; T. Dorsey, Bix, Murray (2:42) -- Nobody knows the way I feel this morning / Alberta Hunter (2:47) -- Steppin on the blues / Lovie Austin ; Ladnier/O'Bryant (2:30).
  • CD 3: All night long blues / Roba Stanley and Bob Stanley (3:14) -- Meddlin' with the blues / the Two of Spades (3:09) -- Frank Du Pree [i.e. Frank Dupree] / Blind Andy (Jenkins) (2:56) -- Steel string blues / Sylvester Weaver (3:12) -- Hersal blues / Hersal Thomas (2:58) -- Street cries of New Orleans / Edna Thomas (2:59) -- The wagon / Ben Harney (1:45) -- A married man's blues / Wade Ward (2:38) -- She's cryin' for me / New Orleans Rhythm Kings (2:44) -- Put me in the alley / Nicholas/Jones St. Cyr (2:51) -- All I want is a little spoonful / Papa Charlie Jackson (2:38) -- Red man blues / Piron's New Orleans Orchestra (2:58) -- South Street blues / Benny Moten's KC Orchestra (2:34) -- No home blues / Louise Ross (2:44) -- Sugar babe / Lee Morse (2:38) -- Careless love / Bessie Smith (3:26) -- Don't fish in my sea / Ma Rainey with Jimmy Blythe (2:52) -- I'll be rested / Roosevelt Graves and his brother (2:29) -- I want my life to testify / Hendersonville Double Quartet (2:52) -- Can't sleep blues / The Pebbles (2:28) -- String band blues / Kansas City Blues Strummers (2:31) -- Black cat blues / Old Pal Smoke Shop Four (3:05) -- Mama's angel child / Papa Stovepipe (2:57) -- Jack O' diamond blues / Sippie Wallace ; Armstrong ; Hersal Thomas (3:04) -- Memphis Shake / Dixieland Jugblowers (3:16) -- Crucifixion / Arizona Dranes, piano solo (3:29) -- Royal palm special / Leecan and Cooksey (3:02).
  • CD 4: Lamb's blood has washed me clean / Dranes ; Rev. F.W. McGee ; Jubilee Singers (3:15) -- I shall wear a crown / Dranes ; unknown musicians and female singers (3:10) -- High fever / Cookie's Ginger Snaps ; Freddie Keppard (3:19) -- I want Jesus to walk with me / Homer Quincy Smith (2:44) -- Blackville / Hazel Meyers (3:09) -- Birdwell blues / Nolan Welsh with L. Armstrong (3:27) -- Fat meat and greens / Jelly Roll Morton (2:56) -- Christians fight on your time ain't long / Sam Butler (Bo Weavil Jackson) (2:43) -- Got the blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:57) -- Chock house blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:40) -- Birth of the blues / Paul Whiteman ; Ray Henderson ; B.G. DeSylva ; Lew Brown (3:05) -- Knoxville blues / Sam McGee (3:01) -- My soul is a witness / Arizona Dranes (2:25) -- Smoke house blues / Jelly Roll Morton ; Kid Ory ; Omer Simeon (3:25) -- Boneyard shuffle / The Red Heads ( Red Nichols ; M. Mole ; A. Schutt ; Fud LIvingston) (2:52) -- Motherless child / Blind Willie Johnson (3:20) -- The bumps / Jeanette's Synco Jazzers with M.L. Williams (2:22) -- Tin roof blues / Sol Hooopi ; Leon Roppolo ; Paul Mares ; George Brunies ; Ben Pollack (3:16) -- Bamalong blues / Andrew and Jim Baxter (3:08) -- Hanna won't you open the door / Sam and Kirk McGee (2:51) -- Honey just allow me one more chance / Henry Thomas (2:50) -- James Alley Blues / Richard Rabbit Brown (3:09) -- Franklin Street blues / Dumaine's Jazzola Eight (3:21) -- Fight that thing / Reb Spikes (2:33) -- Clarinet wobble / Johnny Dodds (2:35) -- Mr. Johnson turn me loose / South Georgia Highballers (2:58).
  • CD 5: My old daddy's got a brand new way to love / Leecan ; Cooksey ; Thomas Morris (3:28) -- Honey in the rock / Blind Mamie Forehand (2:42) -- Georgia crawl / Henry Williams and Eddie Anthony (3:20) -- Blessed are the poor / Luther Magby (3:07) -- A good man is hard to find / Bix ; Tram ; Murray ; Russell ; Rolini ; Venuti ; Eddie Green (3:02) -- I am resolved / Ernest Stoneman ; Kahle Brewer ; with vocal chorus (2:58) -- Curley headed woman / Burnett & Rutherford (3:06) -- Down south blues / Doc Boggs (2:50) -- Black snake blues / King Oliver (3:06) -- Weary way blues / Natty Dominique ; Johnny Dodds ; Jimmy Blythe (3:12) -- Honky tonk train blues / Meade Lux Lewis (3:28) -- The Lord is my shepherd / Blind Connie Rosemond (2:50) -- Penn beach blues / Joe Venuti ; Eddie Lang ; Signorelli ; Don Murray (3:12) -- Black hearse blues / Sarah Martin ; with Sylvester Weaver (3:25) -- Cold penitentiary blues / B.F. Shelton (3:12) -- Shaking the blues away / Ruth Etting ; with Rube Bloom, piano ; Irving Berlin (3:23) -- The crowing rooster / Walter Rhodes (3:02) -- Creole love call / Duke Ellington (2:46) -- Gods gonna separate the wheat from the tares / Blind Joe Taggart (2:52) -- Jazz me blues / Bix B. and his Gang (2:53) -- Royal garden blues / Bix B. and his Gang ; Clarence Williams ; Spender Williams (3:07) -- Chattanooga blues / Allen Bros. (3:02) -- New Orleans lowdown / Duke Ellington ; B. Miley (2:46) -- Barrellhouse man / Will Ezell (3:12) -- I am born to preach the gospel / Washington Phillips (3:02).
  • CD 6: Death is only a dream / Edward Clayborne (2:55) -- Neckbones and beans / Henry Johnson and his boys (2:45) -- She's in the graveyard now / Earl MacDonald's Original Jug Band (2:44) -- Yellow dog blues / Sam Collins (2:31) -- Mamlish blues / Ed Bell (2:35) -- Starvation blues / Jessie Stone (3:14) -- Wild man blues / Louis Armstrong ; Johnny Dodds (3:10) -- Can you blame the colored man? / Gus Cannon (2:43) -- Mama you don't know how long / Long Cleve Reed and the Downhome Boys (2:55) -- A woman gets tired of the same man all the time / Stovepipe #1 Same Jones (3:13) -- Second-hand blues / Maragret Johnson with Leecan ; Cooksey (3:10) -- Awful fix / Buddy Boy Hawkins (2:28) -- Train 45 / Grayson and Whitter (3:05) -- Hesitation blues / Al Bernard ; C. Quealey ; Bobby Davis ; Al Duffy (3:07) -- Section gang blues / Texas Alexander with Lonnie Johnson (2:59) -- Lonesome ghost blues / Lonnie Johnson (3:09) -- Lord I can't stay away / Violet Harmony Singers (3:22) -- Deep river / Paul Robeson (2:19) -- Doan let satan git you / Barbour's Plantation Singers (2:44) -- Every time I feel the spirit / C. Mae Frierson Moore and the Four Aces of Harmony (2:59) -- Man Trouble / Jaybird Coleman (3:03) -- Big road blues / Tommy Johnson (3:19) -- Deep river / Forbes Randolph Kentucky Jubilee Choir (2:52) -- Blues in the bottle / Prince Albert Hunt (3:23) -- Stealin' / Memphis Jug Band (3:08) -- I'm wild about my lovin' / Jim Jackson (3:13).
  • CD 7: Viola Lee blues / Cannon's Jug Stompers (3:09) -- Take me back / Frank Stokes (3:10) -- Three preludes. 2nd prelude / George Gershwin (2:34) -- I heard the voice of Jesus say / Biddleville Quintet (3:15) -- Away down in the alley blues / Lonnie Johnson (2:55) -- Going across the sea / H.L. Bandy (2:58) -- Chocolate to the bone / Barbecue Bob (2:54) -- Pinetop's blues / Pinetop Smith (2:46) -- 99 year blues / Julius Daniels (3:03) -- Touch me light mama / George Bullet Williams with unknown (2:46) -- Mississippi jail house groan / Rube Lacy (3:22) -- Sawmill moan / Rambling Thomas (2:56) -- Johnson City blues / Clarence Green (2:57) -- Wayward girl blues / Lottie Kimbrough (2:52) -- I must have that man / Annette Hanshaw ; Dorothy Fields ; James McHugh (2:58) -- Slow motion / Bennie Moten (2:41) -- Molly man / Moses Mason (3:07) -- If the light has gone out in your soul / Ernest Phipps and his Holiness Singers (3:04) -- Mon cherie / Bebe Creole Dennis McGee (in New Orleans) (2:45) -- Four or five times / King Oliver (3:10) -- Avalon blues / Mississippi Joh Hurt (3:03) -- I ain't got nobody / Emmett Miller (3:06) -- G Burns is gonna rise again / Johnson ; Nelson ; Porkchop (3:01) -- Can't help lovin' that man / Helen Morgan ; Jerome Kern (2:56) -- Violin blues / The Johnson boys (Hayes and Prater) (3:20) -- Good old turnip greens / Bo Chatman (3:07).
  • CD 8: Every day of the week blues / Pink Anderson ; Simmie Dooley (2:53) -- Alley rat / Jimmy Blythe, piano solo (2:59) -- I'm on my journey home / The Denson Quartet (3:19) -- One way gal / William Moore (3:15) -- Stack O'Lee pt. 2 / Cliff Edwards (2:32) -- Worried blues / Gladys Bentley (2:46) -- Can't help lovin' that man / Helen Morgan ; Jerome Kern (3:02) -- Jungle blues / Benny Goodman's Boys (3:17) -- Old man river / Bing with Paul Whiteman ; Jerome Kern (3:13) -- Old time baptism, pt. 2 / R.M. Massey (3:29) -- Blue piano stomp / Johnny Dodds (3:08) -- Sunshine special / Frenchy's string band (3:12) -- Midnight mama / Frances Hereford ; J.R. Morton (2:46) -- Lord Lord he sure is good / Elder Richard Bryant with Sanctified Singers (3:04) -- Wang wang blues / Sam Ku's West Harmony Blues (3:07) -- Tight like that / Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band (2:43) -- A blues serenade / Original Memphis 5 ; Signorelli (2:35) -- I truly understand you love another man / Shortbuckle Roarke and his family (2:35) -- I found a new baby / Teschmacher ; Spanier ; Sullivan ; Krupa ; Clarence Williams (3:09) -- Hard hustling blues / Bernice Edwards (3:10) -- The boy in the boat / Charlie Johnson's Paradise 10 (3:33) -- School girl blues / Rosa Mae Moore (3:28) -- I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate / Boyd Senter and his Sentipedes (3:05) -- Ham beats all meat / Dr. Humphrey Bate and his Possum Hunters (2:37) -- In the mornin' / Johnson ; Nelson ; Porkchop (2:56) -- The preacher got drunk and laid his bible down / Tennessee Ramblers (2:46).
  • CD 9: Home town blues / Roane County Ramblers (3:08) -- Judge Harsh Blues / Furry Lewis (3:04) -- Caution blues / Earl Hines (3:00) -- Blues harmony / Clifford Hayes' Louisville Stompers ; Carl Smith ; Hense Grundy (3:31) -- Cannon ball Blues / Frank Hutchison (3:20) -- Brown skin blues / Dick Justice (3:11) -- Leake County blues / Lake County revelers (3:05) -- Bathe in that beautiful pool / Doc Walsh (2:56) -- Easy rider blues / Leo Soileau (2:55) -- Operation blues / Frankie Jaxon ; Georgia Tom Dorset (3:11) -- I'm a mighty tight woman / Sippi Wallace ; Dodds Dominique (2:51) -- That's no way to get along / Robert Wilkins (2:53) -- Walking blues / Raymond Barrow (3:10) -- Don't mistreat your good boyfriend / The Bubbling Over Fire (Blues Birdhead) (3:15) -- St. Louis blues ; Weary yodelin' blues / Roy Evans ; W.C. Handy (3:56) -- Fresno blues / Johnnie and Albert Crockett (2:55) -- Mean low blues / Blues Birdhead (3:15) -- Georgia bound / Blind Blake (3:22) -- If I call you mama / Luke Jordan (3:11) -- Just blues / Memphis Jazzers ; Andy Sannella ; Al Duffy (2:53) -- Lawdy lawdy worried blues / Teddy Darby (3:06) -- New York blues / Blind Roosevelt Graves ; Will Ezell (3:11) -- Guitar blues / Lang ; Lonnie Johnson (3:17) -- Avenue strut / Heurve Duerson (2:48) -- Slum Guillion stomp / Cow Cow Davenport (2:59).
LCCN
5425008377094
OCLC
  • ocn640002896
  • 640002896
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