Results for "Sammy Price and the Blues Singers: Vol. 1 (1938-1941), Vol. 2 1939-1949"
By Sammy Price
Label: Document Records
Track listing: Volume 1. 1938-1941. Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Go Down Moses, Heartbroken Blues, Mississippi Moan - Ebony Three; Try and Get It, Jive Lover, I Want a Long Time Daddy - Bea Foote; The Monkey Swing, Jammin' in Georgia, My Understanding Man, Serenade to a Jitterbug - Hester Lancaster - Vocal; My Mellow Man, Knockin' Myself Out, You're Gonna Go Your Way and I'm Gonna Go Mine, Don't Stop Now, My Nightmare Jockey - Yack Taylor; The Low Down Lonely Blues, Rock Me in the Groove, Black Cat Bone, These Low Down Men Blues - Sweet Georgia Brown; Make Me Love you, Fruit Cakin' Mama, Black Gal, Thinking Blues - Ruby Smith Volume 2. Do Your Duty, Low Down Dirty Groundhog - Lether McGraw; Death Letter Blues, Death Cell Blues - James Carter; Let Me Rock Your Home, Why Don't You Do Right, Love Me, Yump Da Da Da, Cannon Ball, Deep Sea Diver - Nora Lee King; If I'm a Fool, I Love to Georgia Brown So Slow, Uncle Sam Come and Get Him, If I Didn't Love You, See See Rider Blues, Let's Be Friends, Catchin' as Catch Can, War Rationin' Papa, Mr. Freddie Blues, Gulf Coast Blues - Wee Bea Booze (Muriel Nicholls); Working Man (Doing the Best I Can); Trouble Blues, President's Blues, I'm a Little Piece of Leather - Herman "Peetie Wheatstraw" Ray
by Dave Nathan
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 ...