Category Archives: Vintage Blues

The Rough Guide To Blues Women-Various Artists

1. Ruth Willis – Man of My Own 3:02 2. Ma Rainey – Stack O’ Lee Blues 2:55 3. Elvie Thomas, Geeshie Wiley – Pick Poor Robin Clean 3:12 4. Bessie Smith – Careless Love Blues 3:24 5. Memphis Jug … Continue reading

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The Definitive Collection 1941-62 Vol.1-Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup 4 CD’S

CD 1: 01. If I Get Lucky (3:05) 02. Death Valley Blues (3:14) 03. Kind Lover Blues (3:03) 04. Black Pony Blues (3:19) 05. Give Me A 32-20 (2:49) 06. Raised To My Hand (3:07) 07. Gonna Follow My Baby … Continue reading

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Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Volume 1 1923-Viola McCoy

Twenty-four tracks from an overlooked Blues singer of the 20’s. Perfect for anyone looking to discover the top stars of the era. For collectors there are alternate tracks. Highlights include: “If You Want To Keep Your Daddy Home”, “Strut Long … Continue reading

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Doin’ That Atlanta Strut:1927-1935-Blind Willie McTell

Slide guitar pioneer and also an early user of the twelve string guitar. McTell did blues along with religious and ragtime music. Fourteen tracks in this collection. Highlights include: “Ticket Agent Blues”, “Southern Can Mama”, “Razor Ball” and “Stole Rider … Continue reading

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Vaudeville Blues 1919-1941:Blues Links-Vaudeville & Rural Blues 4 CD’s

Great original recordings. One hundred and three tracks of the familiar and the obscure. Great listening. CD # 1 highlights include: “I Want Plenty Grease In My Frying Pan”-Margaret Carter, “Who’ll Chop Your Suey (When I’m Gone)”-Margaret Johnson, “You’ve Got … Continue reading

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16 Classic Blues Songs From The 1920’s, Vol.4:Dope Head Blues

Perfect addition to any Blues collection. This is a great series. Highlights include: “Cocaine Habit Blues”-Memphis Jug Band, “Fore Day Creep”-Ida Cox, “Don’t Wake It Up”-Mississippi Sheiks and “Mississippi County Farm Blues”-Son House. Other artists: Victoria Spivey, Charley Patton, Marshall … Continue reading

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King Of The Blues Clarinet 1923-1940-Johnny Dodds

The older brother of drummer Baby Dodds was always in the top ranks of clarinetists. Twenty-seven tracks on this collection. You’ll hear why,along with Buster Bailey, he had a huge influence on Benny Goodman. Highlights include: “Gate Mouth” w/New Orleans … Continue reading

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Mama Don’t Allow No Easy Riders Here-Strutting The Dozens:Rags Blues Stomps 1923-36

Twenty-three tracks on another good compilation of the Blues pioneers. Collectors will like this gathering as it fills holes in their collections. Highlights include: “Mama Don’t Allow No Easy Riders Here”-Cow Cow Davenport, “Avenue Strut”-Herve Duerson, “The Fives”-Turner Parrish and … Continue reading

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Rare 1920’s Blues & Jazz 1923-1929

Twenty-five tracks for the Blues collector. Mostly obscure artists rarely found on any compilations. A number of the tracks are alternate takes. Highlights include: “Lonesome Daddy Blues”-Viola McCoy, “Leaving Town To Wear You Off My Mind”-Sammie Lewis, “Automobile Blues”-Clifford Hayes’ … Continue reading

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Lucille Bogan (1923-1935)

Twenty tracks from the woman who who defined “Down ‘N Dirty” Blues. A lot of entertainment is packed in these tracks. If you’re looking for great early Blues…look no further. Highlights include: “Coffee Grindin’ Blues”, “Pot Hound Blues”, “I Hate That … Continue reading

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