Ruben Reeves* ‎– The Complete Vocalions 1928-1933

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Timeless Records (3) ‎– CBC 1-039 JAZZ
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1 Fess Williams And His Joy Boys Dixie Stomp
Written-By – Tremaine*
2:44
2 Fess Williams And His Joy Boys Drifting And Dreaming (Sweet Paradise)
Written-By – Van Alstyne*, Gillespie*
2:58
3 Ruben "River" Reeves and His Tributaries River Blues 3:15
4 Reuben "River" Reeves & His River Boys Parson Blues 2:32
5 Reuben "River" Reeves & His River Boys Papa Skag Stomp 3:19
6 Reuben "River" Reeves & His River Boys Bugle Call Blues 2:48
7 Hollywood Shufflers Low Down Rhythm
Written-By – Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages
2:58
8 Hollywood Shufflers Gotta Feelin' For You
Written-By – Jo Trent, Louis Alter
3:08
9 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Blue Sweets
Written-By – Cecil White
2:50
10 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Texas Special Blues 2:42
11 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Black And Blue
Written-By – Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks (2)
3:40
12 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Moanin' Low
Written-By – Howard Dietz, Ralph Rainger
3:33
13 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Head Low
Written-By – Skinner*, Robinson*
3:10
14 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Have You Ever Felt That Way?
Written-By – Castleton*, Spencer Williams (2)
2:58
15 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Do I Know What I'm Doing?
Written-By – Leo Robin, Whiting*, Coslow*
3:20
16 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Shoo Shoo Boogie Boo
Written-By – Leo Robin, Whiting*, Coslow*
2:45
17 Hollywood Shufflers Bigger And Better Than Ever
Written-By – White*, Cliff Friend, Irving Caesar
2:41
18 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Yellow Five (Yellow Fire) 2:59
19 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Zuddan 2:55
20 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Mazie 2:52
21 Ruben "River" Reeves And His River Boys* Screws, Nuts And Bolts
Written-By – Franz Jackson
2:40

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Notes

There is no mention on sleeve about all the bands, cover only give Ruben Reeves as credit instead.
There is a variation of the catalog number appearing on cover : CBC 1-039 JAZZ

All tracks recorded in Chicago

1, 2 recorded April 3rd 1928
3 recorded May 23rd 1929
4 recorded June 10th 1929
5 recorded June 19th 1929
6 recorded June 25th 1929
7, 8 recorded July 22nd 1929
9 recorded July 25th 1929
10 recorded July 29th 1929
11 recorded August 13th 1929
12 recorded August 15th 1929
13 recorded August 25th 1929
14 recorded September 8th 1929
15, 16 recorded September 12th 1929
17 recorded September 19th 1929
18 to 21 recorded December 14th 1933

There is an unknown scat vocalist on track 5. Two unknown vocalists do a duet on track 6. Unknown tenor saxophonist on track 7. Unknown banjo player on tracks 11 to 17. Unknown extra trumpet player on 13 to 17. Unknown violinist on track 13. Unknown vocalist on track 17. Track 21 is tentatively attributed to Franz Jackson on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8711458203395
  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 5326
  • Other (SPARS code): ADD

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