NEWS & THE BLUES

(1927-1953)


Total tracks number: 20
Total tracks length:
00:59:04
Total tracks size:
38.739.968


 Artist

 Title

 Track

 Comment

Bessie Smith

Back Water Blues

01

NYC, NY, Feb 17, 1927

Bessie Smith, vocal, James P. Johnson, piano

Victoria Spivey

Dope Head Blues

02

NYC, NY, Oct 28, 1927

Victoria Spivey, vocal, Porter Grainger, piano,

Lonnie Johnson, guitar

Blind Willie Johnson

If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down

03

Dallas, TX, Dec 3, 1927

Blind Willie Johnson, vocal, guitar

Mississippi John Hurt

Frankie

04

Memphis, TN, Feb 14, 1928

Mississippi John Hurt, vocal, guitar

Blind Willie Johnson

God Moves On The Water

05

New Orleans, LA, Dec 11, 1929

Blind Willie Johnson, vocal, guitar

Lucille Bogan

(as Bessie Jackson)

Groceries On The Shelf

06

NYC, NY, Jul 19, 1933

Lucille Bogan, vocal, Walter Roland, piano

Charlie Patton

'34 Blues

07

NYC, NY, Jan 31, 1934

Charlie Patton, vocal, guitar

Casey Bill Weldon

W.P.A. Blues

08

Chicago, IL, Feb 12, 1936

Casey Bill Weldon, vocal, steel guitar, prob. Black Bob, piano,

unidentified, bass

Big Bill Broonzy

Unemployment Stomp

09

Chicago, IL, Mar 30, 1936

Big Bill Broonzy, vocal, guitar, Punch Miller, trumpet,

Joshua Altheimer, piano, poss. Fred Williams, drums

Alfred Fields

'29 Blues

10

Chicago, IL, Jul 7, 1939 Alfred Fields, vocal, prob. Joshua Altheimer, piano,

Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, Washboard Sam, washboard

Jack Kelly

Joe Louis Special

11

Memphis, TN, Jul 14, 1939 (prev. unissued)

Jack Kelly, vocal, guitar, unidentified, guitar, prob. Will Batts, violin

Blind Boy Fuller

Three Ball Blues

12

NYC, NY, Mar 6, 1940

Blind Boy Fuller, vocal, guitar, Sonny Terry, harmonica

Bukka White

Parchman Farm Blues

13

Chicago, IL, Mar 7, 1940

Bukka White, vocal, guitar, Washboard Sam, washboard

Bill Gaither (Leroy's Buddy)

Life Of Leroy Carr

14

Chicago, IL, Jun 12, 1940

Bill Gaither, vocal, prob. Joshua Altheimer, piano.

unidentified, guitar and bass

Memphis Minnie

Ma Rainey

15

Chicago, IL, Jun 27, 1940

Memphis Minnie, vocal, guitar, Little Son Joe, guitar

Peter Cleighton

Moonshine Man Blues

16

Chicago, IL, Jul 1, 1941 (prev. unissued)

Peter Cleighton, vocal, Blind John Davis, piano,

poss. Robert Lockwood, guitar, unidentified, bass

Big Bill Broonzy

In The Army Now

17

Chicago, IL, Dec 2, 1941

Big Bill Broonzy, vocal, guitar, Horace Malcolm, piano,

Washboard Sam, washboard

Sister O. M. Terrell

The Gambling Man

18

Nashville, TN, Feb 19, 1953

Sister Ola Mae Terrell, vocal, guitar, unidentified, guitar and bass

Homer Harris

Atomic Bomb Blues

19

Chicago, IL, Sep 27, 1946 (prev. unissued)

Homer Harris, vocal, James Clark, piano,

McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters), guitar, Ransom Knowling, bass,

Judge Riley, drums

Willie "Long Time" Smith

Homeless Blues

20

Chicago, IL, Dec 27, 1947 (prev. unissued)

Willie "Long Time" Smith, vocal, piano, Willie Lacey, guitar,

John Gardner, sax, Judge Riley, drums, Ransom Knowling, bass

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