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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Sammy Price: Sammy Price and the Blues Singers: Vol. 1 (1938-1941), Vol. 2 1939-1949

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Sammy Price, who was active well into his 80's, worked both as a blues and jazz pianist, with special talents in the former genre and quite handy in the latter. This 2-CD set captures Price accompanying a variety of blues singers in his role of house pianist for Decca Records. Some singers here were better than others. One of the better was Bea Foote, who sported that strong vibrato which characterized many female blues singers of the period. Foote had ...