VARIOUS 'Times Ain't Like They Used To Be, Vol. 1'

VARIOUS 'Times Ain't Like They Used To Be, Vol. 1'

  • $13.50


A stunning, powerful collection of no less than 23 classic recordings from the late 1920s & early 30s by both white & black performers, transferred in good sound by Rich Nevins and with notes by Charles Wolfe & Don Kent. A must for any old-time fan, with knock-out performances by people like Frank Blevins, Bascome Lamar Lunsford(LOST JOHN DEAN), Buell Kazee(DYING SOLDIER)Grayson & Whitter(OLD JIMMIE SUTTON), J.P. Nestor, A.A. Gray, Wilmer Watts, Ken Maynard, Memphis Jug Band, Dykes Magic City Trio(TENNESSEE GIRLS), Richard Rabbit Brown, etc. Great stuff & HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! There's a 2nd volume of this too(YAZOO-2029). FANNIE MOORE, ON THE ROAD AGAIN, SKINNER, SHOTGUN BLUES, FLY AROUND, etc.

Artists:

  • PRINCE ALBERT HUNT
  • CHARLIE JORDON
  • BASCOM LAMAR LUNDSFORD
  • A.A. GRAY
  • SEVEN FOOT DILLY
  • RICHARD "RABBIT" BROWN
  • DYKES MAGIC CITY TRIO
  • BOB CAMPBELL
  • J.P. NESTOR
  • NORMAN EDMONDS
  • THE FOUR WANDERERS
  • HAPPY HAYSEEDS
  • THE OAKS FAMILY
  • LOUIE LASKY
  • HEEL RATTLERS
  • MEMPHIS JUG BAND
  • BUELL KAZEE
  • BOY HAWKINS
  • WILMER WATTS
  • THE LONELY EAGLES
  • KEN MAYNARD
  • NUGRAPE TWINS
  • CARSON BROTHERS
  • SPRINKLE
  • WINSTON HOLMES
  • CHARLIE TURNER
  • SOUTHERN MOONLIGHT ENTERTAINERS
  • GRAYSON
  • WHITTER

Track Listing:

  • BLUES IN A BOTTLE (PRINCE ALBERT HUNT)
  • DOLLAR BILL BLUES (CHARLIE JORDON)
  • LOST JOHN DEAN (BASCOM LAMAR LUNDSFORD)
  • STREAK OF LEAN. STREAK OF FAT (A.A. GRAY & SEVEN FOOT DILLY)
  • SINKING OF THE TITANIC (RICHARD "RABBIT" BROWN)
  • TENNESSEE GIRLS (DYKES MAGIC CITY TRIO)
  • SHOTGUN BLUES (BOB CAMPBELL)
  • TRAIN ON THE ISLAND (J.P. NESTOR & NORMAN EDMONDS)
  • THE FAULT'S IN ME (THE FOUR WANDERERS)
  • THE TAIL OF HALEY'S COMET (HAPPY HAYSEEDS)
  • WAKE UP YOU DROWSY (THE OAKS FAMILY)
  • HOW YOU WANT YOUR ROLLIN' DONE (LOUIE LASKY)
  • FLY AROUND MY PRETTY LITTLE MISS (HEEL RATTLERS)
  • ON THE ROAD AGAIN (MEMPHIS JUG BAND)
  • THE DYING SOLDIER (BUELL KAZEE)
  • VOICE THROWIN BLUES (BOY HAWKINS)
  • BEEN ON THE JOB (WILMER WATTS & THE LONELY EAGLES)
  • FANNIE MOORE (KEN MAYNARD)
  • I GOT YOUR ICE COLD NUGRAPE (NUGRAPE TWINS)
  • THE OLD MILLER'S WILL (CARSON BROTHERS & SPRINKLE)
  • SKINNER (WINSTON HOLMES AND CHARLIE TURNER)
  • HOW TO MAKE LOVE (SOUTHERN MOONLIGHT ENTERTAINERS)
  • OLD JIMMIE SUTTON (GRAYSON & WHITTER)