ROOTS N’ BLUES

THE RETROSPECTIVE 1925-1950

DISC ONE (1925-1928)


Total tracks number: 25
Total tracks length:
01:16:11
Total tracks size:
53.602.364


 Artist

 Title

 Track

 Comment

Charlie Poole & North Carolina Ramblers

Whitehouse Blues

01

NYC, NY, Sep 20, 1926

Charlie Poole, vocal & banjo,

Posey Rorer, fiddle, Roy Harvey, guitar

Aiken County String Band

High Sheriff

02

Winston-Salem, NC, Sep 19, 1927

unidentified band members

Frank Hutchison

The Last Scene Of The Titanic

03

St. Louis, MO, Apr 29, 1927

Frank Hutchison, vocal & guitar

Hersal Thomas

Suitcase Blues

04

Chicago, IL, c. Feb 22, 1925

Hersal Thomas, piano

Rev. J.M. Gates

Death's Black Train Is Coming

05

Atlanta, GA, Apr 24, 1926

Rev. J.M. Gates, sermon,

with unidentified female vocals

Dora Carr

Cow-Cow Blues

06

NYC, NY, Oct 1, 1925

Dora Carr, vocal, Cow-Cow Davenport, piano

Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners

Washington County Fox Chase

07

Winston-Salem, NC, Sep 22, 1927

unidentified band members

(prev. unissued)

Fiddlin' John Carson

I'm Going To Take The Train To Charlotte

08

Atlanta, GA, Aug 10, 1928

Fiddlin' John Carson, vocal & fiddle,

unidentified other band members

(prev. unissued)

Ernest V. Stoneman's Trio

Untitled

09

NYC, NY, Jan 1, 1927

Ernest V. Stoneman, prob. guitar,

unidentified other band members

(prev. unissued)

Whistler & His Jug Band

Low Down Blues

10

St. Louis, MO, Apr 29, 1927

Whistler (Buford Threlkeld), nose whistle, guitar & vocal,

Jess Ferguson, fiddle, Willie Black, mandolin,

Rudolph Thompson, jug

Washington Phillips

Paul & Silas In Jail

11

Dallas, TX, Dec 2, 1927

Washington Phillips, vocal & dolceola

Barbecue Bob

Blind Pig Blues

12

Atlanta, GA, Apr 13, 1928

Barbecue Bob, vocal & guitar

Austin & Lee Allen

Chattanooga Blues

13

Atlanta, GA, Nov 4, 1927

Austin Allen, vocal & tenor banjo,

Lee Allen, kazoo & guitar

Sherman Tedder

Untitled

14

Memphis, TN, Feb 25, 1928

Sherman Tedder, guitar

(prev. unissued)

Dallas String Band with Coley Jones

Hokum Blues

15

Dallas, TX, Dec 8, 1928

Coley Jones, vocal & mandolin,

unidentified other band members

Gladys Bentley

Worried Blues

16

NYC, NY, Aug 8, 1928

Gladys Bentley, vocal, poss. piano

Elizabeth Johnson

Empty Bed Blues Part 1

17

NYC, NY, Jun 26, 1928

Elizabeth Johnson, vocal,

King Oliver, cornet, Clarence Williams, piano

Elizabeth Johnson

Empty Bed Blues Part 2

18

NYC, NY, Jun 26, 1928

Elizabeth Johnson, vocal,

King Oliver, cornet, Clarence Williams, piano

South Georgia Highballers

Blue Grass Twist

19

Atlanta, GA, Oct 5, 1927

Vander Everidge, guitar,

unidentified other band members

Charlie Bowman & His Brothers

Moonshiner & His Money

20

NYC, NY, Feb 20, 1929

Charlie Bowman, speech & fiddle,

Walter Bowman, banjo, Frank Wilson, guitar & speech

Clarence Green

Johnson City Blues

21

Johnson City, TN, Oct 15, 1928

Clarence Green, vocal & guitar

Rev. Johnny Blakey & Sanctified Singers

Warming By The Devil's Fire

22

Chicago, IL, Dec 6, 1928

Rev. Johnny Blakey, sermon,

with Bessie Johnson, vocal, prob. Lonnie McIntorsh, guitar & vocal,

unidentified, tambourine

Papa Too Sweet & Harry Jones

(Honey) It's Tight Like That

23

Chicago, IL, Dec 11, 1928

Papa Too Sweet & Harry Jones, vocals,

with Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano, Tampa Red, guitar

Mississippi John Hurt

Big Leg Blues

24

NYC, NY, Dec 21, 1928

Mississippi John Hurt, vocal & guitar

(prev. unissued)

Daniels-Deason Sacred Harp Singers

Hallelujah

25

prob. Atlanta, GA, Oct 24, 1928

unidentified members

(prev. unissued)

 Artist

 Title

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