VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Before the Blues, Vol. 3'

VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Before the Blues, Vol. 3'

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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:

  • MEMPHIS MINNIE
  • MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT
  • CANNON'S JUG STOMPERS
  • HENRY THOMAS
  • BUSTER CARTER
  • PRESTON YOUNG
  • LUKE JORDAN
  • BOBBY GRANT
  • TAYLOR'S KENTUCKY BOYS
  • TEXAS ALEXANDER
  • EVANS & McCLAIN
  • BIDDLEVILLE QUINTETTE
  • CLARENCE ASHLEY
  • LIL McCLINTOCK
  • COW COW DAVENPORT
  • FURRY LEWIS
  • BLIND BOY FULLER
  • BLIND BLAKE
  • MOLLY MAN
  • FRANK STOKES
  • JOHN HAMMOND
  • BARBECUE BOB
  • COLEY JONES
  • BLUE BOYS

Track Listing:

  • FRISCO TOWN- MEMPHIS MINNIE
  • SPIKE DRIVER'S BLUES- MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT
  • FEATHER BED- CANNON'S JUG STOMPERS
  • FOX AND THE HOUNDS- HENRY THOMAS
  • A LAZY FARMER BOY- BUSTER CARTER & PRESTON YOUNG
  • PICK POOR ROBIN CLEAN- LUKE JORDAN
  • NAPPY HEAD BLUES- BOBBY GRANT
  • SOURWOOD MOUNTAIN- TAYLOR'S KENTUCKY BOYS
  • LEVEE CAMP MOAN BLUES- TEXAS ALEXANDER
  • JOHN HENRY BLUES- EVANS & McCLAIN
  • COMING TO CHRIST- BIDDLEVILLE QUINTETTE
  • HOUSE CARPENTER- CLARENCE ASHLEY
  • FURNITURE MAN- LIL McCLINTOCK
  • ALABAMA STRUT- COW COW DAVENPORT
  • KASSIE JONES (PART 1)- FURRY LEWIS
  • THOUSAND WOMAN BLUES- BLIND BOY FULLER
  • CHAMPAIGN CHARLIE IS MY NAME- BLIND BLAKE
  • MOSES MASON- MOLLY MAN
  • CHICKEN YOU CAN ROOST BEHIND THE MOON- FRANK STOKES
  • LITTLE BIRDIE- JOHN HAMMOND
  • BLACK SKUNK BLUES- BARBECUE BOB
  • DRUNKARD'S SPECIAL- COLEY JONES
  • EASY WINNER- BLUE BOYS