Category Archives: Songs

  1. 71 “Poor Boy Blues” by Ramblin’ Thomas

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    June 3, 2013 by gadaya

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    “Poor Boy Blues” by Ramblin’ Thomas (recorded in Chicago, November 1928) Poor boy, poor boy. Poor boy long ways from …
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  2. 70 “Expressman Blues” by Sleepy John Estes

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    March 19, 2013 by gadaya

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    “Expressman Blues”, recorded in Memphis, TN, on may 17, 1930 with Sleepy John Estes on guitar, Yank Rachell on vocal …
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  3. 69 “Rabbit Foot Blues” by Blind Lemon Jefferson

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    January 18, 2013 by gadaya

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    There are three tracks from Blind Lemon Jefferson on the third volume of the Anthology and this is the first …
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  4. 68 “Le Vieux Soulard et sa Femme” by Cleoma Breaux & Joseph Falcon

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    December 19, 2012 by gadaya

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    Recorded in New York on August 27, 1928, “Le vieux soulard et sa femme” is another side by the great …
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  5. 67 “Single Girl, Married Girl” by The Carter Family

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    November 19, 2012 by gadaya

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    The Carter Family recorded twice “Single Girl, Married Girl”, the first time at their very first recording session in 1927, …
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  6. 66 “Bob Lee Junior Blues” by The Memphis Jug Band

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    October 19, 2012 by gadaya

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    On the 19 and 20th of October, 1927, in Atlanta, Georgia, The Memphis Jug Band recorded six sides for the …
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  7. 64-65 “The Mountaineer’s Courtship” and “The Spanish Merchant’s Daughter” by Mr & Mrs Ernest V. Stoneman

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    June 20, 2012 by gadaya

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    Ernest Stoneman’s World Ernest and Hattie Stoneman: “The Mountaineer’s Courtship” (recorded on May 12, 1927) & “The Spanish Merchant’s Daughter” …
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  8. 63 “I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground” by Bascom Lamar Lunsford

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    April 22, 2012 by gadaya

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    Another classic Anthology song, in probably its best interpretation. Bascom Lamar Lunsford recorded the song many times during his career …
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  9. 62 “Sugar Baby” by Dock Boggs

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    March 15, 2012 by gadaya

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    Dock Boggs World Dock Boggs (vocal & 5-String banjo) with Hub Mahaffey on guitar “Sugar Baby ” & “Down South Blues” …
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  10. 61 “James Alley Blues” by Richard (Rabbit) Brown

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    February 9, 2012 by gadaya

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    Recorded in New Orleans in 1927, Richard (Rabbit) Brown was a songster, a black folk singer and musician, often itinerant, …
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