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Title Before the blues [sound recording] : the early American black music scene : classic recordings from the 1920s and 30s. Vol. 2.

Imprint [Newton, N.J.?] : Yazoo, p1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB COLL BB-2 Y16CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "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.
Contents Dallas rag (Dallas String Band) -- How long (Frank Stokes) -- Skin game blues (Peg Leg Howell) -- K.C. moan (Memphis Jug Band) -- Just a spoonful (Charley Jordan) -- Doggone my good luck soul (Hattle Hudson) -- There's a brown skin girl down the road somewhere (Eck Robertson) -- You're going to leave the old home Jim! (Lulu Jackson) -- Deep blue sea blues (Tommy McClennan) -- Cold morning shout (South Street Trio) -- Been listening all the day (Blind Joe Taggart) -- Mississippi bo weavil blues (Charley Patton) -- I'll lead a Christian life (Golden P. Harris) -- The old folks started it (Minnie Wallace) -- Vine Street drag (Tennessee Chocolate Drops) -- It's nobody's fault but mine (Blind Willie Johnson) -- Last kind words blues (Geeshie Wiley) -- Guitar stomp (Roland & Scott) -- Jack O'Diamond blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Reuben oh Reuben (Emry Arthur) -- Memphis stomp (Blue Boys) -- On the wall (Louise Johnson) -- Roving cowboy (Frank Jenkins).
Performer Various performers.
Subject Blues (Music) -- To 1931.
Blues (Music) -- 1931-1940.
Folk music -- United States.
Added Author Stokes, Frank. voc Instrumentalist.
Howell, Peg Leg, 1888-1966- voc Instrumentalist.
Jordan, Charley, -1954. voc Instrumentalist.
Burleson, Hattie voc
Robertson, Eck, 1887-1975. Instrumentalist.
Jackson, Lulu. voc Instrumentalist.
McClennan, Tommy. voc Instrumentalist.
Taggart, Blind Joe. voc Instrumentalist.
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934. voc Instrumentalist.
Harris, Golden P. (Golden Pierce), 1897-1964. voc Instrumentalist.
Wallace, Minnie. voc
Johnson, Blind Willie. voc Instrumentalist.
Wiley, Geechie. voc
Roland, Walter. Instrumentalist.
Scott, Sonny. Instrumentalist.
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929. voc Instrumentalist.
Arthur, Emry, 1900-1966. voc Instrumentalist.
Johnson, Louise, vocalist. voc Instrumentalist.
Jenkins, Frank, 1888-1945. voc Instrumentalist.
Dallas String Band. Performer.
Memphis Jug Band. Performer.
South Street Trio. Performer.
Tennessee Chocolate Drops. Performer.
Blue Boys (Musical group : 1928) Performer.
Standard No. 1635120162
Music No. 2016 Yazoo

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