Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe ‎– Best Of Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe Vol. 2 1929 - 1941

Label:
Earl Archives ‎– BD-617, Document Records (2) ‎– BD-617
Series:
Blues Documents – BD-617
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Remastered, Mono
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A1 Kansas Joe And Memphis Minnie Goin' Back To Texas
Guitar, Vocals – Kansas Joe, Memphis Minnie
A2 Minnie McCoy And Joe Johnson (20) I'm Going Back Home
Guitar, Vocals – Kansas Joe, Memphis Minnie
A3 McCoy* And Johnson* Don't Want No Woman
Vocals – Kansas Joe, Memphis Minnie
A4 Memphis Minnie Georgia Skin
Guitar – Kansas JoeVocals – Memphis Minnie
A5 Memphis Minnie And Kansas Joe I Don't Want No Woman I Have To Give My Money To
Guitar, Vocals – Kansas Joe, Memphis Minnie
A6 Kansas Joe I'm Wild About My Stuff
Guitar – Memphis MinnieGuitar, Vocals – Kansas Joe
A7 Kansas Joe My Mary Blues
Guitar – Memphis MinnieGuitar, Vocals – Kansas Joe
A8 Kansas Joe Cherry Ball Blues
Guitar – Memphis MinnieVocals – Kansas Joe
A9 Kansas Joe Botherin' That Thing
Guitar – Memphis MinnieVocals, Guitar – Kansas Joe
B1 Kansas Joe Beat It Right
Guitar – Memphis MinnieVocals, Guitar – Kansas Joe
B2 Memphis Minnie Stinging Snake Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B3 Memphis Minnie He's In The Ring (Doing That Same Old Thing)
Bass [Poss.] – Bill SettlesPiano [Poss.] – Black BobVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B4 Memphis Minnie Black Cat Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Memphis MinnieWood Block – Unknown Artist
B5 Memphis Minnie Black Cat Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Memphis MinnieWood Block – Unknown Artist
B6 Memphis Minnie You Can't Rule Me
Drums – Fred WilliamsPiano [Prob.] – Black RobTrumpet [Prob.] – Alfred Bell, "Mr.Sheiks"*Vocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B7 Memphis Minnie I've Been Treated Wrong
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingMandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano [Prob.] – Black RobVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B8 Memphis Minnie Call The Fire Wagon
Drums [Prob.] – Fred WilliamsGuitar – Little Son JoeVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B9 Memphis Minnie It Was You Baby
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Little Son JoeVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
B10 Memphis Minnie I Am Sailin'
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Little Son JoeVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie

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Notes

A1: 148709-2 New York City, June 18, 1929
A2: 59992 Memphis, Tenn., May 26 1930
A3: 62539 Memphis, Tenn., May 29 1930
A4: 62540 Memphis, Tenn., May 29 1930
A5: C-5817 Chicago, June 5, 1930
A6: C-5820-A Chicago, June 5, 1930
A7: C-5830 Chicago, June 5, 1930
A8: C-5864-A Chicago, June 24 1930
A9: C-5865-A Chicago, June 24 1930
B1: C-7246 Chicago, January 21, 1931
B2: CP-1069-1 Chicago, March 24, 1934
B3: C-1099-B Chicago, August 22, 1935
B4: C-1386-1 Chicago, May 27, 1936
B5: C-1386-2-test Chicago, May 27, 1936
B6: C-2284-1 Chicago, June 23, 1938
B7: C-2455-1 Chicago, February 6, 1939
B8: C-4094-1 Chicago, December 12, 1941
B9: C-4096-1-test Chicago, December 12, 1941

NOTE: Memhis Minnie and Kansas Joe on LP: Earl BD-603, 608, 617, Document DLP-559, Old Tramp OT-1207, BoB-6, RST BD-2048, Magpie PY-1806, Blues Classics BC-1, BC-13, Flyright 108 (=Sunflower 1403), Flyright 109 (=Sunflower 1400), Travelin' Man TM-803, Origin OJL-24, MCA 1370, Biograph BLP-12035 (rev. B.W. McTell), RST BD-2032, Flyright 585 (V.A.), RCA NL-89588 (2 LPs, V.A. "Chicago Blues")

Original recordings from the collections of Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Karl Weiss.

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.

Document Records, Eipeldauerstr. 23/43/5, A-1220 Vienna, AUSTRIA.
Remastering: Studio Hans Klement
Cover Photos © Paul Oliver, used by permission
Copyright 1989: Document Records, Austria

Discographical details from Blues And Gospel Records 1902-1943 by John Godrich and Robert Dixon (third edition, Storyville 1982). Corrections and additions: Guido van Rijn, Ernest S. Virgo.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): BD-617-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): BD-617-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix): BD 617-A | HP 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix): BD 617-B | HP 8

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