Jazz Gillum ‎– (1935-1947)

Label:
Document Records (2) ‎– DLP 522
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A1 State Street Boys (2) Midnight Special
Bass [String Bass] – Bill SettlesGuitar – Carl MartinPiano – Black BobViolin – Zeb WrightVocals – Jazz GillumVoice [Speech] – Unknown Artist
A2 Bill "Jazz" Gillum* as Bill McKinley She Keeps On Rickin'
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Bill McKinley
A3 Bill "Jazz" Gillum* as Bill McKinley I Went To The Gypsy
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Bill McKinley
A4 Bill Gillum And His Jazz Boys* Alberta Blues
Drums – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano [Prob.] – Blind John DavisVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
A5 Bill Gillum And His Jazz Boys* Birmingham Blues
Drums – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano [Prob.] – Blind John DavisVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
A6 Jazz Gillum And His Jazz Boys Just Like Jesse James
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistElectric Guitar – George BarnesGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz GillumWashboard – Washboard Sam
A7 Jazz Gillum And His Jazz Boys New "Sail On Little Girl"
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistElectric Guitar – George BarnesGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz GillumWashboard – Washboard Sam
A8 Jazz Gillum Worried And Bothered
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz GillumWashboard – Washboard Sam
B1 Jazz Gillum Uncertain Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz GillumWashboard – Washboard Sam
B2 Jazz Gillum Good Old 51 Highway
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz GillumWashboard – Washboard Sam
B3 Jazz Gillum Hard Drivin' Woman
Guitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano [prob.] – Joshua AltheimerTenor Saxophone [Poss.] – John Cameron (8)Vocals – Jazz Gillum
B4 Jazz Gillum Longest Train Blues
Bass [Imb; Prob.] – Al Collins, Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
B5 Jazz Gillum Whiskey Headed Buddies
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Roosevelt SykesVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
B6 Jazz Gillum Keep On Sailing
Bass – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Leonard Caston (2)Piano – Big MaceoVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
B7 Jazz Gillum Chauffeur Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Willie LaceyPiano – Eddie BoydVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
B8 Jazz Gillum Hand Reader Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge Lawrence*Guitar – Willie LaceyPiano – Bob CallVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum
B9 Jazz Gillum Take A Little Walk With Me
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge Lawrence*Guitar – Willie LaceyPiano – Bob CallVocals, Harmonica – Jazz Gillum

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A1: C-892-1 Chicago, 10 January 1935
A2: C-1415-3 Chicago, 30 June 1936
A3: C-1416-3 Chicago, 30 June 1936
A4: 014335 Aurora, Ill., 11 October 1937
A5: 014337 Aurora, Ill., 11 October 1937
A6: 020156 Aurora, Ill., 14 March 1938
A7: 020159 Aurora, Ill., 14 March 1938
A8: 020818 Aurora, Ill., 16 June 1938
B1: 020820 Aurora, Ill., 16 June 1938
B2: 020821 Aurora, Ill., 16 June 1938
B3: 034815 Chicago, 17 May 1939
B4: 044971 Chicago, 9 May 1940
B5: D5-AB-315 Chicago, 26 September 1945
B6: D6-AB-1819 Chicago, 18 February 1946
B7: D7-VB-707 Chicago, 24 April 1947
B8: D7-VB-1056 Chicago, 2 October 1947
B9: D7-VB-1059 Chicago, 2 October 1947

Note: The complete Jazz Gillum is on the following LPs: Document DLP-522, Wolf WBJ-2, BOB-4, Travelin' Man TM-808 (=RCA RD 7816), RCA FXM 1-7231, RCA INT-1177, RCA NL 89588 (+ others), Folkways FS-3826 (plus A. Stidham).

Original recordings from the collections of Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Tom Tsotsi, Guido van Rijn, Theo Zwicky.

Document Records
Eipeldauerstr. 23/43/5, A-1220, Austria (Phone: 0222-25 37 052)

Copyright 1988: Document Records, Austria

Remastering: Studio Klement, Vienna

Discographical details from Blues And Gospel Records 1902 - 1943 by Godrich & Dixon and Blues Records 1943 - 1966 by Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven.

Considering the extreme rarity of the original 78s, condition is generally better than might be hoped, but it must be borne in mind that only one or two copies are known to exist of some titles.

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  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA

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