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Big Bill BroonzyVol. 3 (1928-1939)

Label:Document Records (2) – DLP 581
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Remastered, Mono
Country:Austria
Released:
Genre:Blues
Style:Country Blues

Tracklist

A1Big Bill (Broonzy)*Big Bill Blues
GuitarJohn Thomas (10)
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill (Broonzy)*
A2Big Bill BroonzyState Street Woman
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A3Big Bill BroonzyHow You Want It Done?
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A4Big Bill BroonzyBeedle Um Bum
Vocals, BanjoSteele Smith
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A5Big Bill BroonzySelling That Stuff
Vocals, BanjoSteele Smith
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A6Big Bill BroonzyYou Do It
GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
Vocals, BanjoSteele Smith
A7Big Bill BroonzyWorrying You Off My Mind - No. 2
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A8Big Bill BroonzyDirty No-Gooder
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A9Big Bill BroonzyLet Her Go - She Don't Know
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
A10Big Bill BroonzyProwlin' Ground Hog
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B1Big Bill BroonzyHobo Blues
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B2Big Bill BroonzyBricks In My Pillow
BassBill Settles
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B3Big Bill BroonzyPneumonia Blues
Bass [String Bass]Bill Settles
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B4Big Bill BroonzyW.P.A. Blues
Bass [String Bass]Bill Settles
PianoBlack Bob
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B5Big Bill BroonzyI Want You By My Side
Bass [String Bass]Bill Settles
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B6Big Bill BroonzyIt's A Low Down Dirty Shame
Electric GuitarGeorge Barnes
Tenor Saxophone [Possibly]Bill Austin, Bill Owsley
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B7Big Bill BroonzyDon't You Lay It On Me
Bass [String Bass]Ransom Knowling
GuitarUnknown Artist
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B8Big Bill BroonzySpreadin' Snake Blues
DrumsFred Williams
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B9Big Bill BroonzyBaby Don't You Remember
DrumsFred Williams
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
B10Big Bill Broonzy And His Memphis Five*You Can't Sell 'Em In Here
Alto Saxophone, Accompanied ByBuster Bennett
Bass [String Bass], Accompanied ByRansom Knowling
Piano, Accompanied ByBlind John Davis
Trumpet, Accompanied ByWalter Williams (3)
Vocals, GuitarBig Bill Broonzy
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Notes

A1: 20373-2 Chicago, c. February 1928
A2: 10052-1 New York City, 17 September 1930
A3: 17284-C Richmond, Ind., 19 November 1930
A4: 18388 Richmond, Ind., 9 February 1932
A5: 18389 Richmond, Ind., 9 February 1932
A6: 18390 Richmond, Ind., 9 February 1932
A7: New York City, 29 March 1932
A8: C-720-B Chicago, 18 October 1934
A9: C-721-A Chicago, 19 October 1934
A10: C-723-A Chicago, 19 October 1934
B1: C-722-A Chicago, 19 October 1934
B2: C-1182-2 Chicago, 16 December 1935
B3: C-1361-1 Chicago, 22 April 1936
B4: C-1380-2 Chicago, 27 May 1936
B5: C-2028-1 Chicago, 21 October 1937
B6: C-2146-2-test Chicago 1 March 1938
B7: C-2382-4 Chicago, 10 November 1938
B8: C-2461-1-test Chicago, 5 February 1939
B9: C-2462-1 Chicago, 5 February 1939
B10: C-2494-1 Chicago, 10 February 1939

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).

Original recordings from the collections of Joe Bussard, Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Frank Scott, Tom Tsotsi, Ernest Vrgo.

Photos © Paul Oliver, used by permission.

Document Records
Eipeldauerstr. 23/43/5, A-1220 Vienna, Austria (Phone: 0222-2537 052)

Copyright 1989: Document Records, Austria

Remastering: Studio Klement, Vienna

Supplements suggested: Document DLP-510 and DLP-539, RST BD-2012, BoB-2, Matchbox MSE-1004, Yazoo 1011 and 1035, RCA FXM1-7275, CBS 52648 (=Epic 22017), Manhattan MAN-502, Biograph C-15, Queen-disc 023, Bluetime BT-2001, a.o.

Bill Settles is incorrectly credited for drums on track B5. In reality he did play a string bass on that recording.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DLP 581-A || HP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DLP 581 B | BE

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