Washboard Slim

Washboard Slim

Real Name:
Robert Young
Profile:
Washboard Slim aka Robert Young (6/5/1900-6/2/1990) was a blues musician born in Marshall, TX. Before concentrating in its career as washboard player due to a stroke, he worked in circuses and medicine shows as trumpeter, trombonist, guitarist, drummer, singer and comedian. He is know for expanding the washboard play, not only adding frying pans, cowbells and other percussion instruments to the table, but also using two attached boards which he played using both hands.

He played and recorded, among otyhers, with Blind Boy Fuller, Buddy Moss, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.
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Washboard Slim Discography

Instruments & Performance

Various / Paul Oliver Million Lonesome Women Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues (Comp) CBS, CBS, CBS UK 1969 Sell This Version
Various / Paul Oliver Million Lonesome Women Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues (Comp) CBS Germany 1981 Sell This Version
DLP 541 Brownie McGhee Brownie McGhee - (1940-1941): The Remaining Titles(LP, Comp, Mono, Ltd, RM) Document Records (2) DLP 541 Austria 1988 Sell This Version
Brownie McGhee Brownie McGhee - The Complete Brownie McGhee (Comp) Columbia, Legacy Europe 1994 Sell This Version
530 193-3 Various I'm A Black Woman's Man Various - Black, Brown And Beige - Skin Colors And The Blues(CD, Comp, RM) Saga 530 193-3 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
20.1940-HI Brownie McGhee Brownie McGhee - Born For Bad Luck(2xCD, Comp) History 20.1940-HI Germany Unknown Sell This Version