Various ‎– Chicago Blues Roots Vol. 3 (1934-1936)

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Document Records (2) ‎– DLP 578
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A1 Louisiana Johnny & Kid Beecher Charity Blues
Guitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Kid BeecherVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A2 Louisiana Johnny & Kid Beecher Show Me What You Got For Sale
Alto Saxophone – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Kid BeecherVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A3 Louisiana Johnny & Kid Beecher True Man Blues
Guitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Kid BeecherVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A4 Kid Beecher Hard Working Man
Guitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano, Vocals – Kid Beecher
A5 Louisiana Johnny & Kid Beecher When My Baby Leaves Home
Guitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Kid BeecherVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A6 Louisiana Johnny Cherry Hill Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Carl MartinGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A7 Louisiana Johnny Razor Cuttin' Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Carl MartinGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A8 Louisiana Johnny Whiskey Head Woman
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Carl MartinGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A9 Louisiana Johnny Three - Six - Nine Blues
Guitar [Poss.] – Carl MartinGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Louisiana Johnny
A10 Louisiana Johnny Policy Blues
Guitar [Poss.] – Carl MartinGuitar [Prob.] – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Louisiana Johnny
B1 Arkansas Shorty Mr. So And So Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B2 Arkansas Shorty Blue As A Fool Can Be
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B3 Arkansas Shorty Whippin' That Jelly
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B4 Arkansas Shorty Double Crossing Buddy
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B5 Arkansas Shorty From One To Twelve
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B6 Arkansas Shorty Greyhound Bus
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arkansas Shorty
B7 Willie Hatcher They're Mean To Me
Guitar – Robert Lee McCoyPiano [Poss.] – Speckled Red, Walter DavisVocals – Willie Hatcher
B8 Willie Hatcher So Unkind
Guitar – Robert Lee McCoyPiano [Poss.] – Speckled Red, Walter DavisVocals – Willie Hatcher

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Original recordings from the collections of Werner Benecke, Joe Bussard, Hans Maitner, Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Tom Tsotsi, Ernest S. Virgo.

Original matrix information:

A1: C-725-C-test Chicago, 19 October 1934
A2: C-727-C-test Chicago, 19 October 1934
A3: C-728-A-test Chicago, 19 October 1934
A4: C-729-A-test Chicago, 19 October 1934
A5: C-730-A Chicago, 19 October 1934
A6: C-874-A Chicago, 8 January 1935
A7: C-875-A Chicago, 8 January 1935
A8: C-876-B Chicago, 8 January 1935
A9: C-879-C Chicago, 8 January 1935
A10: C-880-C Chicago, 8 January 1935
B1: 100944-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B2: 100945-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B3: 100946-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B4: 100947-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B5: 100948-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B6: 100949-1 Chicago, 6 August 1936
B7: 030866-1 Aurora, Ill., 17 August 1938
B8: 030867-1 Aurora, Ill., 17 August 1938

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.

Discographical details from Blues And Gospel Records 1902 – 1943 by Godrich & Dixon

Photo © Paul Oliver, used by permission.
Copyright 1989: Document Records, Austria

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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DLP 578-A | HP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DLP 578-B | HP

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