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VARIOUS ARTISTS 'The Return of the Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of'

Price: $20.00 (excluding tax)
Weight: 0.60 LBS

Product Description

The original offering of this concept—also a 2-CD set—focused on the extreme rarity of some recently discovered “one of a kind” old 78s that really excite dyed-in-the-wool collectors. It proved to be a popular seller, leading to this “second  helping”— however here the emphasis is just on great music rather than extreme rarity (not to say that the original 78s used for this set are common). There are 46 songs and tunes in this amazing set—not one of them less than excellent
music. Mostly classic old-time recordings from the late 1920s and early 30s, they include some super blues, Cajun and ethnic as well. Although many serious fans of old time music may already have quite a few of these recordings on other records and compilations, we doubt that anyone will have them all, and even if you have much of this material, the two CDs will be a thrill to have in one place for repeat listening (the sound quality—as in all Yazoo reissues— is fine). What  makes this of special interest to collectors, is a great 54-page booklet of notes that details the interaction of those early aficionados who first saw the artistic merit and value of the old 78s, and their excitement in finding hitherto unknown  musical gems. Even those who don’t recognize the names of the early collectors (Pete Whelan, James McKune, Dick Spottswood, Bernie Klatzko, etc.) will find their stories & recollections fascinating. We could spend a couple of pages in  pointing out the musical gems here, but just to mention a few of the groups & artists included: Eck Robertson, B.F. Shelton, Charley Patton, The Carver Boys, Carter Brothers & Son, Fiddlin’ Powers, Lottie Kimbrough, J.P. Nester, Dennis McGee, etc. Whether you are a fanatical collector or just a real lover of great old time music, this is something special.

Other Details

  • L AND N RAG - Alex Hood & His Railroad Boys
  • ROLL AND TUMBLE BLUES - Hambone Willie Newbern
  • HARD FOR TO LOVE - Appalachia Vagabond (Hayes Shepherd)
  • THE PANAMA LIMITED - Washington (Bukka) White
  • JOHN HENRY BLUES - Earl Johnson & His Dixie Entertainers
  • LAST KIND WORDS BLUES - Geeshie Wiley
  • OLD JAW BONE - Carter Brothers & Sons
  • OH MOLLY DEAR - B.F. Shelton
  • HIGH WATER EVERYWHERE - PART 1 - Charley Patton
  • LONESOME ROAD BLUES - Ernest Stoneman & Kahle Brewer
  • WOMAN WOMAN BLUES - Ishman Bracey
  • OLD MOLLY HAIR - Fiddling Powers & Family
  • BATH HOUSE BLUES - Ashley's Melody Men
  • MON CHERE BEBE CREOLE - Dennis McGee & Sady Courville
  • DUPREE BLUES - Willie Walker
  • IRISH GIRL/BLUE BREECHES - Packie Dolan & His Boys
  • TEXAS RANGER - Cartwright Brothers
  • ROBINSON COUNTY - L.O. Birkhead & A.E. Ward
  • THAT'S NO WAY TO GET ALONG - Robert Wilkins
  • BULL AT THE WAGON - Lewis Brothers
  • KOSCIELISKA - Karola Stocha & S. Bachleda
  • STACK-O-LEE - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
  • SAIL AWAY LADIES - Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers
DISC 2::
  • THE LAST SHOT GOT HIM - Mississippi Possum Hunters
  • MY OZARK MOUNTAIN HOME - George Edgin's Corn Dodgers
  • CHARMIN BETSEY - Henry Thomas
  • MILWAUKEE BLUES - Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers
  • TEXAS WAGONER - Eck Robertson & Family
  • TWO WHITE HORSES - Joe Evans & Arthur McClain
  • BASILE WALTZ - Leo Soileau & Mayuse Lafleur
  • ROLLING LOG BLUES - Lottie Kimbrough
  • FORT SMITH BREAKDOWN - Luke Hignight & His Ozark Strutters
  • TIM BROOK - Carver Boys
  • JESUS MAKE UP MY DYING BED - Blind Willie Johnson
  • TRAIN ON THE ISLAND - J.P. Nester & Norman Edmonds
  • LONESOME HOME BLUES - Tommy Johnson
  • WSCIEKLA POLKA - Orkiestra Majkuta
  • MAID IN A CHERRY TREE - E. Mullaney & P. Stack
  • I'LL LEAD A CHRISTIAN LIFE - Elder Golden P. Harris
  • SENECA SQUARE DANCE - Fiddling Sam Long
  • SUN TO SUN BLUES - Blind Blake
  • THE LETTER THAT NEVER CAME - Blue Ridge Mountain Singers
  • SOME THESE DAYS I'LL BE GONE - Charley Patton
  • I'M A LONG TIME TRAVELING AWAY FROM HOME - Allison's Sacred Harp Singers

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