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Before the blues [sound recording] : the early American black music scene : classic recordings from the 1920s and 30s. Vol. 1.

by Baxter, Andrew [itr]; Baxter, Jim, musician [itr]; Thomas, Henry [voc]; Collins, Sam [voc]; Lacy, Rube [voc]; Jones, Little Hat [voc]; Shelton, B. F [voc]; Weaver, Sylvester [voc]; Beasley, Walter, guitarist [itr]; Evans, Joe [voc]; McClain, Arthur [voc]; Rose, Bayless [voc]; Walker, Willie [voc]; Hull, Papa Harvey [voc]; Gates, J. M., Rev [voc]; Kazee, Buell [voc]; Beaman, Lottie [voc]; Devall, Dick [voc]; Hurt, Mississippi John [voc]; Darby, Teddy [voc]; Wilkins, Robert [voc]; Mississippi Mud Steppers [prf]; Seventh Day Adventist Choir [prf]; Taylor's Kentucky Boys [prf]; Cincinnati Jug Band [prf]; Denson Quartet [prf].
Material type: materialTypeLabelMusicPublisher: [Newton, N.J.?] : Yazoo, p1996Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.Title notes: c.1 $15.98 5-2000Subject(s): Blues (Music) -- To 1931 | Blues (Music) -- 1931-1940 | Folk music -- United States
Contents:
Bamalong blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Run Mollie run (Henry Thomas) -- Lonesome road blues (Sam Collins) -- Jackson stomp (Mississippi Mud Steppers) -- On Jordan's stormy banks we stand (Seventh Day Adventist Choir) -- Mississippi jail house groan (Rube Lacy) -- Forked deer (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- Bye bye baby blues (Little Hat Jones) -- Pretty Polly (B.F. Shelton) -- Soft steel piston (Weaver & Beasley) -- Two white horses in a line (Evans & McClain) -- Jamestown exhibition (Bayless Rose) -- Dupree blues (Willie Walker) -- France blues (Papa Harvey Hull) -- Dying mother and her child (Rev. Gates & congregation) -- John Hardy (Buell Kazee) -- Wayward girl blues / Lottie Kimbrough -- Newport blues (Cincinnati Jug Band) -- Tom Sherman's barroom (Dick Devall) -- Stack O'Lee blues (Mississippi John Hurt) -- Lawdy lawdy worried blues (Teddy Darby) -- I'll go with her blues (Robert Wilkins) -- Christian soldier (Denson Quartet).
Various performers.
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Adult Collection Media Center Musical CD C.D. Blues BEF Available 39270002120818

"Ragtime, old modal songs, breakdowns, ballads, religious music, and more"--Container.

"Compiled from extremely rare old 78s"--Container.

Compact disc.

Biographical and program notes by Richard Nevins and Don Kent (15 p. : ports.) in container.

Bamalong blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Run Mollie run (Henry Thomas) -- Lonesome road blues (Sam Collins) -- Jackson stomp (Mississippi Mud Steppers) -- On Jordan's stormy banks we stand (Seventh Day Adventist Choir) -- Mississippi jail house groan (Rube Lacy) -- Forked deer (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- Bye bye baby blues (Little Hat Jones) -- Pretty Polly (B.F. Shelton) -- Soft steel piston (Weaver & Beasley) -- Two white horses in a line (Evans & McClain) -- Jamestown exhibition (Bayless Rose) -- Dupree blues (Willie Walker) -- France blues (Papa Harvey Hull) -- Dying mother and her child (Rev. Gates & congregation) -- John Hardy (Buell Kazee) -- Wayward girl blues / Lottie Kimbrough -- Newport blues (Cincinnati Jug Band) -- Tom Sherman's barroom (Dick Devall) -- Stack O'Lee blues (Mississippi John Hurt) -- Lawdy lawdy worried blues (Teddy Darby) -- I'll go with her blues (Robert Wilkins) -- Christian soldier (Denson Quartet).

Various performers.

c.1 $15.98 5-2000

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