VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Before the Blues, Vol. 2'

VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Before the Blues, Vol. 2'

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A magical compilation of rural music that defies the set boundaries of genre and race. What is the blues? Who has the blues? Record companies defined these questions in the 1920s and 1930s to increase record sales. But can't every have the blues? What did the blues sound like before it was big business? Snag this wonderful release to expand your horizons!

Artists:

  • DALLAS STRING BAND
  • FRANK STOKES
  • PEG LEG HOWELL
  • MEMPHIS JUG BAND
  • CHARLEY JORDAN
  • HATTIE HUDSON
  • ECK ROBERTSON
  • LULU JACKSON
  • TOMMY McCLENNAN
  • SOUTH STREET TRIO
  • BLIND JOE TAGGART
  • CHARLEY PATTON
  • GOLDEN P. HARRIS
  • MINNIE WALLACE
  • TENNESSEE CHOCOLATE DROPS
  • BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON
  • GEESHIE WILEY
  • ROLAND & SCOTT
  • BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
  • EMRY ARTHUR
  • BLUE BOYS
  • LOUISE JOHNSON
  • FRANK JENKINS

Track Listing:

  • DALLAS RAG- DALLAS STRING BAND
  • HOW LONG- FRANK STOKES
  • SKIN GAME BLUES- PEG LEG HOWELL
  • K. C. MOAN- MEMPHIS JUG BAND
  • JUST A SPOONFUL- CHARLEY JORDAN
  • DOGGONE MY GOOD LUCK SOUL- HATTIE HUDSON
  • THERE'S A BROWN SKIN GIRL DOWN THE ROAD SOMEWHERE- ECK ROBERTSON
  • YOU'RE GOING TO LEAVE THE OLD HOME JIM- LULU JACKSON
  • DEEP BLUE SEA BLUES- TOMMY McCLENNAN
  • COLD MORNING SHOUT- SOUTH STREET TRIO
  • BEEN LISTENING ALL THE DAY- BLIND JOE TAGGART
  • MISSISSIPPI BO WEAVIL BLUES- CHARLEY PATTON
  • I'LL LEAD A CHRISTIAN LIFE- GOLDEN P. HARRIS
  • THE OLD FOLKS STARTED IT- MINNIE WALLACE
  • VINE STREET DRAG- TENNESSEE CHOCOLATE DROPS
  • IT'S NOBODY'S FAULT BUT MINE- BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON
  • LAST KIND WORD BLUES- GEESHIE WILEY
  • GUITAR STOMP- ROLAND & SCOTT
  • JACK O'DIAMOND BLUES- BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
  • REUBEN OH REUBEN- EMRY ARTHUR
  • MEMPHIS STOMP- BLUE BOYS
  • ON THE WALL- LOUISE JOHNSON
  • ROVING COWBOY- FRANK JENKINS