Leadbelly ‎– Take This Hammer

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Bluebird (3) ‎– 82876 50957 2, RCA Victor Group ‎– 82876 50957 2, BMG ‎– 82876 50957 2
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1 Pick A Bale Of Cotton
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:59
2 Alabama Bound
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
3:03
3 Yellow Gal
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:58
4 Midnight Special
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
3:06
5 Rock Island Line
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:35
6 Whoa Back, Buck
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
3:06
7 Good Morning Blues 2:52
8 Leavin' Blues 3:00
9 TB Blues 3:07
10 Red Cross Store Blues 3:07
11 Sail On Little Girl, Sail On 3:15
12 Roberta 3:00
13 Alberta 3:10
14 I'm On My Last Go Round 3:07
15 Grey Goose
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:56
16 Didn't Ol' John Cross The Water
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
3:07
17 Stewball
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:59
18 Take This Hammer
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:58
19 Can't You Line 'Em
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:53
20 Julianne Johnson
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
3:12
21 Ham An' Eggs
Vocals – The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
2:58
22 Easy Rider 3:11
23 New York City 3:01
24 Worried Blues 3:12
25 Don't You Love Your Daddy No More 3:04
26 You Can't Lose-A-Me Cholly 3:05

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Tracks 1-14 recorded at RCA Victor Studio #2, New York City, NY, June 15, 1940. Tracks 15-26 recorded at RCA Victor Studio #1, New York City, NY, June 17, 1940.

Original 78rpm Issues:
1: Victor 27268/BS-051295-1
2: Victor 27268/BS-051299-1
3: Victor unissued/BS-051296-1
4: Victor 27266/BS-051298-1/USBB10200528
5: Victor EPA-818/BS-051500-1
6: RCA LPV-505/BS-051297-1
7: Bluebird B8791/BS-051501-1
8: Bluebird B8791/BS-051502-1
9: Bluebird B8559/BS-051503-1
10: Bluebird B8709/BS-051504-1
11: Bluebird B8550/BS-051505-1
12: Bluebird B8709/BS-051506-1
13: Bluebird B8559/BS-051507-1
14: Bluebird B8981/BS-051508-1
15: Victor 27267/BS-051327-2
16: Victor unissued/BS-051328-1
17: Victor 27267/BS-051329-1
18: RCA Victor (UK) RCX 146/BS-051330-1
19: RCA Europe NL 90321/BS-051331-1
20: Victor unissued/BS-051332-1
21: Victor 27266/BS-051333-1
22: Bluebird B8570/BS-051322-1
23: Bluebird B8750/BS-051323-1
24: Bluebird B8570/BS-051324-1
25: Bluebird B8550/BS-051325-1
26: Bluebird B8570/BS-051326-1

Tracks 3, 16, and 20, previously unissued.

Released as volume 5 of the "When the Sun Goes Down: The Secret History of Rock & Roll" series.

℗ & © 2003 BMG. Distributed by the local BMG company.
Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 28765 09572 3
  • Barcode (String): 828765095723
  • Matrix / Runout: arvato digital services 50696886/8287650957221
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LB47
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI RV26
  • Label Code: LC 00316

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