Various ‎– Bluesmen And Songsters (1926-1936)

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RST Records ‎– BD-2016
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Blues Documents – BD-2016
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Remastered, Mono
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A1 "Big Boy" George Owens* Kentucky Blues
Vocals, Guitar – "Big Boy" George Owens*
A2 "Big Boy" George Owens* The Coon Crap Game
Vocals, Guitar – "Big Boy" George Owens*
A3 "Mooch" Richardson* T And T Blues
Vocals, Guitar – "Mooch" Richardson*
A4 "Mooch" Richardson* "Mooch" Richardson's Low Down Barrel House Blues Part 1
Vocals, Guitar – "Mooch" Richardson*
A5 "Mooch" Richardson* "Mooch" Richardson's Low Down Barrel House Blues Part 2
Vocals, Guitar – "Mooch" Richardson*
A6 "Mooch" Richardson* Helena Blues
Vocals – "Mooch" Richardson*
A7 "Mooch" Richardson* Big Kate Adams Blues
Guitar, Voice [Speech] – Lonnie Johnson (2)Vocals, Guitar – "Mooch" Richardson*
A8 "Mooch" Richardson* Burying Ground Blues
Vocals, Guitar – "Mooch" Richardson*
A9 Freezone (2) Indian Squaw Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Freezone (2)
B1 Hambone Willie Newbern She Could Toodle-Do
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B2 Hambone Willie Newbern Nobody Knows (What The Good Deacon Does)
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B3 Hambone Willie Newbern Shelby County Workhouse Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B4 Hambone Willie Newbern Way Down In Arkansas
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B5 Hambone Willie Newbern Hambone Willie's Dream-Eyed Woman's Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B6 Hambone Willie Newbern Roll And Tumble
Vocals, Guitar – Hambone Willie Newbern
B7 "Beans" Hambone - El Morrow* Beans
Vocals, Guitar – El Morrow, James Albert (2)
B8 "Beans" Hambone - El Morrow* Tippin' Out
Vocals, Guitar – El Morrow, James Albert (2)
B9 Charlie Manson (3) Nineteen Women Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Charlie Manson (3)

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Original recordings from the collections of Joe Bussard, Johnny Parth, Tom Tsotsi.

Original matrix information:

A1: 12571 Richmond, Ind. October 1926
A2: 12579 Richmond, Ind. October 1926
A3: 400213-B Memphis, Tenn., 13 February 1928
A4: 400215-A Memphis, Tenn., 13 February 1928
A5: 400216-B Memphis, Tenn., 13 February 1928
A6: 400361-B Memphis, Tenn., 27 February 1928
A7: 400363-A Memphis, Tenn., 27 February 1928
A8: 400375-A Memphis, Tenn., 29 February 1928
A9: 15156 Richmond, Ind., 6 June 1929
B1: 402295-A Atlanta, Ga., 13 March 1929
B2: 402296-B Atlanta, Ga., 13 March 1929
B3: 402297-B Atlanta, Ga., 13 March 1929
B4: 402298-B Atlanta, Ga., 13 March 1929
B5: 402305-B Atlanta, Ga., 14 March 1929
B6: 402306-B Atlanta, Ga., 14 March 1929
B7: 69337-2 Charlotte, N.C., 23 May 1931
B8: 69338-2 Charlotte, N.C., 23 May 1931
B9: 19005-1 New York City, 11 April 1936

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 John Godrich and Robert Dixon (third edition, Storyville 1982).

Compiled and produced for RST Records
Remastering: Studio Hans Klement, Vienna
Copyright 1988: RST Records, Austria
Exclusive Distribution: Rudolf Staeger
Obere Amtshausgasse 27/11, A-1050 Vienna, Austria. Phone 0222-54-28-73

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Label Code: LC 8395
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BD 2016-A | HP 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BD 2016-B | HP

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