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Texas Blues


Label: Catfish Records (UK)
Released: 2001
Views: 375


Disc One: Little Hat Jones: Rolled From Side to Side/ Two String Blues/ Texas Alexander: Double Crossing Blues/ Johnny Behren's Blues/ Blind Lemon Jefferson: Rambler's Blues/ Dry Southern Blues/ Hattie Burleson: Jim Nappy/ Oscar Woods: Don't Sell It-Don't Give It Away/ Black Ace: Triflin' Woman/ Henry Thomas: Texas Worried Blues/ Old Country Stomp/ Ramblin' Thomas: Back Gnawing Blues/ Jesse Thomas: Down In Texas Blues/ Coley Jones & the Dallas String Band: Dallas Rag/ Sugar Blues/ Frenchies String Band: Texas and Pacific Blues/ "Funny Paper" Smith: Seven Sisters Blues, Part One & Two/ Jake Jones & the Gold Front Boys: Monkeyin' Around/ Willie Reed: Texas Blues/ Dreaming Blues/ Bernice Edwards: Jack of All Trades/ Jack Ranger: Window Blues. Disc Two: Smith Casey: Santa Fe Blues/ West Texas Blues/ Whistlin' Alex Moore: West Texas Woman/ Heart Wrecked Blues/ Blind Norris: Sundown Blues/ The Katy Blues/ Biliken Johnson: Sunbeam Blues/ Interurban Blues/ Dallas Jamboree Jug Band: Elm Street Woman Blues/ Flying Crow Blues/ Texas Bill Day: Good Mornin' Blues/ Goin' Back to My Baby/ Gene Campbell: Wandering Blues/ Robbin' & Stealin' Blues/ Teddy Moss: Texas Dream Blues/ Ocean Wave Blues/ Black Ivory King: Matchbox Blues/ The Flying Crow/ Eddie and Oscar: Nok-Em-All/ Black Boy Shine: Bad Luck Town Blues/ Gamblin' Jinx Blues/ Robert Cooper: West Dallas Drag, No. 1/ Joe Pullum: Black Gal, What Makes Your Head So Hard?

Additional Personnel / Information

Little Hat Jones: vocals & guitar; Texas Alexander- vocals; Blind Lemon Jefferson- vocals & guitar; Hattie Burleson- vocals; Allen Van- piano; John Henry Bragg- banjo; Charlie Dixon- brass bass; Black Ace- vocals & guitar; Henry Thomas- vocals, guitar & quills; Ramblin' Thomas- vocals & guitar; Jesse Thomas- vocals & guitar; Coley Jones- vocals & mandolin; Sam Harris- guitar; Marco Washington- bass; Frency Christian- cornet; Percy Darensbourg- banjo; Octave Gaspard- bass; "Funny Paper" Smith- vocals & guitar; Jake Jones- vocal; Willie Reed- vocals & guitar; Bernice Edwards- piano; Jack Ranger- vocals; Smith Casey- vocals & guitar; Roger Gill- vocals; Alex Moore- vocals (whistling) & piano; Blind Norris- vocals; Andrew Hogg- guitar; Billiken Johnson- vocals; Fred Adams- vocals; Willie Tyson- piano; Octave Gaspard- bass; Carl Davis- vocals, kazoo & guitar; Charles Jackson- washboard; Bill Day- vocals; Gene Campbell- vocals & guitar; Teddy Moss- vocals; Herve Duerson- piano; Black Ivory King- vocals & piano; Oscar Woods- vocals & guitar; Ed Chafer- guitar; Black Boy Shine- vocals & piano; Robert Cooper- piano; Joe Pullam- vocals. Recorded: 1927-1939.




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