ROOTS N’ BLUES

THE RETROSPECTIVE 1925-1950

DISC TWO (1928-1933)

 


Total tracks number: 25
Total tracks length:
01:17:53
Total tracks size:
54.990.848


 Artist

 Title

 Track

 Comment

Herschel Brown & His Happy Five

Liberty

01

Atlanta, GA, Mar 19, 1929

(Instrumentation & personnel unidentified)

(prev. unissued)

Mamie Smith

My Sportin' Man

02

NYC, NY, Mar 30, 1929

Mamie Smith, vocal, with Billy Fowler & His Orchestra

(unidentified band members)

(prev. unissued)

Blues Birdhead

Mean Low Blues

03

Richmond, VA, Oct 13, 1929

Blues Birdhead (James Simmons), harmonica, unidentified, piano

Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley

C.C. & O Blues

04

Atlanta, GA, Apr 14, 1928

Pink Anderson, vocal & guitar, Simmie Dooley, vocal & guitar

Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers

Ortonville

05

Atlanta, GA, Mar 18, 1929

Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers (unidentified personnel), vocals

Slim Doucet

Dear Black Eyes (Chere Yeux Noirs)

06

Atlanta, GA, Mar 20, 1929

(Oscar) Slim Doucet, accordion, Chester Hawkins, guitar

Roosevelt Sykes

Roosevelt Blues

07

Chicago, IL, Nov 16, 1929

Roosevelt Sykes, vocal & piano

Hokum Boys

Gin Mill Blues

08

Chicago, IL, Nov 16, 1929

Banjo Ikey Robinson, vocal, Jimmy Blythe, piano & vocal

Joe Falcon

Osson

09

Atlanta, GA, Apr 18, 1929

Joe Falcon, vocal & accordion, Clemo (Cleoma) Breaux, guitar,

Ophy Breaux, fiddle

W.T. Narmour & S.W. Smith

Sweet Milk & Peaches (Breakdown)

10

NYC, NY, Sep 25, 1929

William Thomas Narmour, fiddle, Shellie Walton Smith, guitar

Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Soldier's Joy

11

Atlanta, GA, Oct 29, 1929

Gid Tanner, fiddle, Riley Puckett, vocal & guitar,

Clayton McMichen, fiddle, Fate Norris, banjo

Whistlin' Alex Moore

They May Not Be My Toes

12

Dallas, TX, Dec 5, 1929

Whistlin' Alex Moore, vocal & piano

Mississippi Sheiks

The Jazz Fiddler

13

Shreveport, LA, Feb 17, 1930

Walter Vincson (Jacobs), guitar, Lonnie Chatman (Carter), fiddle,

either Jacobs or Carter, vocal

Lonnie Johnson

I Have To Do My Time

14

NYC, NY, Aug 5, 1930 Lonnie Johnson, vocal & piano

Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton

Lonesome Frisco Line

15

Atlanta, GA, Oct 31, 1929

Tom Darby, vocal & guitar, Jimmie Tarlton, vocal & steel guitar

(prev. unissued)

Roy Harvey & Leonard Copeland

Back To The Blue Ridge

16

Atlanta, GA, Jun 30, 1930

Roy Harvey, guitar, Leonard Copeland, guitar

(prev. unissued)

Buster Carter & Preston Young

Darn Good Girl

17

NYC, NY, Jun 26, 1931

Buster Carter, banjo, Preston Young, guitar,

Posey Rorer, fiddle, unidentified, vocal

(prev. unissued)

Bo Carter

West Jackson Blues

18

San Antonio, TX, Jun 10, 1930

Bo Carter, vocal & guitar, unidentified, 2nd guitar, fiddle

(prev. unissued)

Lonnie Johnson & Violet Green (Clara Smith)

You Had Too Much

19

NYC, NY, Oct 31, 1930

Clara Smith, vocal, Lonnie Johnson, guitar & vocal, Alex Hill, piano

Silver Leaf Quartet

Oh! Glory Glory

20

NYC, NY, Mar 20, 1931

Melvin Smith, lead tenor vocal, William Thatch, falsetto vocal,

William Boush, baritone vocal, Ellis McPherson, bass vocal

(prev. unissued)

Freeny's Barn Dance Band

Don't You Remember The Time

21

Jackson, MS, Dec 16, 1930

Fonzie Cannon, guitar, Leslie Freeny, fiddle, Hendrix Freeny, fiddle,

Cleveland Freeny, mandolin

Pelican Wildcats

Walkin' Georgia Rose

22

Atlanta, GA, Oct 27, 1931

unidentified, fiddle, guitar, mandolin

Peetie Wheatstraw

Police Station Blues

23

NYC, NY, Mar 15, 1932

Peetie Wheatstraw, vocal & guitar

Tindley Quaker City Gospel Singers

Hallelujah Side

24

NYC, NY, Mar 8, 1932

D.C. Wright, tenor lead vocal, Albert T. Tindley, tenor vocal,

Thomas Brown, Harvey Mason, baritone vocals, Haywood Purnell, bass vocal

(prev. unissued)

Will Batts

Highway #61 Blues

25

NYC, NY, Aug 3, 1933

Will Batts, vocal, prob. Jack Kelly, guitar, Dan Sing, guitar & speech

 Artist

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