Monday, December 26, 2011

12.26.11 - the 40's

Muddy Waters - Rollin' Stone
Sonny Boy Williamson - Nine Below Zero
Big Bill Broonzy - I Feel So Good

Lonnie Johnson - Chicago Blues
Albert Ammons - Albert's Special Boogie Woogie
Willie Dixon - Burying Ground
Big Maceo - Chicago Breakdown
Lonnie Johnson - Tomorrow Night

Sonny Boy Williamson - I Cross My Heart
Josh White - Blood Red River
Josh White - There's A Man Goin Around Taking Names
Doctor Clayton - Pearl Harbor Blues
Robert Nighthawk - My Sweet Lovin' Woman
Curtis Jones - Tin Pan Alley
Robert Petway - Hollow Log Blues
Charlie Segar - Key to the Highway
Howlin Wolf - I've Got a Woman
Little Walter - Blues With a Feeling

Homer Harris - Atomic Bomb Blues
St. Louis Jimmy Oden - Dog House Blues
Big bill Broonzy - Saturday Evening Blues
Eddie Boyd  - Blue Monday Blues

Eddie Lang, born Salvatore Massaro in Philadelphia, was the son of an instrument maker. He had a very active musical career, collaborating with many other famous musicians, such as Lonnie Johnson, Joe Venuti, and 

Eddie Lang - Instrumental
Eddie Lang (Blind Willie Dunn) and Lonnie Johnson - Deep Minor Rhythm Stomp
Eddie Lang - There'll Be Some Changes Made
Eddie Lang & Lonnie Johnson - Blue Room
Eddie Lang - April Kisses
Eddie Lang - Perfect
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang - Pink Elephants
Eddie Lang & Carl Kress - Pickin' My Way
Eddie Lang - Stringin' the Blues
Eddie Lang - Wild Cat

The Christmas Show!

Charley Jordan - Santa Claus Blues
Charley Jordan - No Christmas Blues (Duet with Mary Harris)
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Christmas Eve Blues
Charley Jordan - Christmas Tree Blues

Tampa Red - Christmas and New Years Blues
Leadbelly - On a Christmas Day
Leadbelly - Christmas is A Coming
Reverend J.M. Gates - Death Might Be Your Santa Clause
Boll Weevil Jass Band - Christmas Time Blues
Blind Blake - Lonesome Christmas Blues
Lerroy Carr - Christmas in Jail, Ain't That A Pain
Victoria Spivey - Christmas Morning Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins - Heavy Snow
Sonny Boy Williamson - Sonny Boy's Christmas
Lightnin' Hopkins - Santa
Smokey Hogg - My Christmas Baby
Sonny Boy Williamson - Santa Clause
Oyvind Stolefjell - M& O Blues
Oyvind Stolefjell - Tell Me Man
Peg Leg Howell - Skin Game Blues
Scrapper Blackwell - Penal Farm Blues
Son House -  Levee Camp Blues
Lemuel Turner - Jake Bottle Blues
John Henry Barbee - Six Weeks Old Blues
Honeyboy Edwards - Spread my Raincoat Down

Lil Hardin Armstrong - Doin' the Suzie Q
Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday - Christmas
Lowell Fulson - Christmas
Bessie Smith - Our Christmas Tree
Charley Parker - White Christmas

Monday, November 14, 2011


Big Bill Broonzy - Baby Please Don't Go
Lucious Curtis - Farmin' Man Blues
Willie Brown - Ragged & Dirty
Skip James - Lazy Bones

Sleepy John Estes - Jailhouse Blues
Blind Boy Fuller - Tom Cat Blues
Big Bill Broonzy - Mississippi River Blues

Elisabeth Welch - The Girl I Knew

Blind Willie Reynolds - Third Street Woman Blues
Tommy Johnson - Black Mare Blues
Black Diamond Twins - Block & Tackle
James Wiggins - 44 Blues
Jim Clark - Fat Fanny Stomp
Smith & Irvine - Lonesome Road Blues
Sugar Underwood - Dew-Drop Alley

Elisabeth Welch - That Girl I Knew
Helen Morgan - Do Do Do

Irving Mills & Hotsy-Totsy Gang - My Little Honey And Me
Fanny Brice - I'd Rather Be Blue Over You
Josephine Baker - Then I'll Be Happy

Annette Hanshaw - We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye
Ruth Etting - Dancing in the Moonlight
Ruth Etting - Love Me Or Leave Me

Tommy Ladnier & Orchestra - Ja Da
Charlie Creath's Jazz-O-Maniacs -  Crazy Quilt

Gene Austin - My Blue Heaven
Lee Wiley & Eddie Condon's Town Hall - Don't Blame Me
Mildred Bailey & Frank Trumbauer - I Like to Do Things To You
Vaughn De Leath - Stay In Your Own Back Yard
Helen Ward - You Turned The Tables On Me

Monday, November 7, 2011


Buddy Moss - Hard Road Blues - The Slide Guitar: Bottles, Knives, & Steel Vol. 2
Barbecue Bob - Unknown Song
Blind Willie McTell - Warm It Up To Me
                      Blind Willie McTell & Katie McTell
Texas Alexander - Work Ox Blues
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - A Handful of Riffs
Big Bill Broonzy - Getting Older Every Day
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - John Henry 

Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley - Unknown
Bukka White - Parchman Farm Blues
Mary Johnson - Key to the Mountain Blues
Blind Joe Reynolds - Nehi Blues
Charley Patton - Devil Sent the Rain Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
Robert Johnson - From Four Until Late

L.C. Prigett - When I Say Ta-Ta, It Means Goodbye
Willie Jones - Willie Jones Weary Blues
Willie Jones - Blue Buddies Blues
Jack Ranger - Lonesome Grave Blues
Blind Clyde Church - Number Nine Blues
George Allison; Willie White - How I Feel My Love
Jesse Clayton - Station House Blues

Sammy Lewis - Just Too Late
Francis C. Carter - Birth of the Blues
Meade Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Blues
Teddy Wilson - Blues in the C Sharp Minor
Lil Green - Why Don't You Do Right

Lil Hardin Armstrong - Bluer Than Blue
The Ink Spots - Woah Babe

Georgia White - The Stuff Is Here
Cab Calloway - Happy Feet

Cliff Edwards - Sweet Leilani

Anette Hanshaw - I Love Ukulele
Annette Hanshaw - Lazy Louisiana Moon
Al Bowlly - Blue Moon

Hula Blues:

Monday, October 24, 2011

10.24.11 - The Banjo, The Washboard, and the Accordian

Sylvester Kimbrough - Garbage Can Blues
Sylvester Weaver - Guitar Rag

Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy - Pickin' the Blues

Kansas Joe McCoy - My Babe, My Babe
Papa Charlie McCoy - Baltimore Blues
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman
Son House - Low Down Dirty Dog Blues
Freddie Spruell - Tom Cat Blues

Tom Dickson - Death Bell Blues
Blind Boy Fuller - Screaming and Crying Blues
Garfield Ackers - Jumpin' and Shoutin' Blues
Tommy Johnson - Black Mare Blues
Ruby Paul - Last Farewell Blues
Kid Bailey - Rewdy Blues
Ishman Bracey - Woman Woman Blues

Jimmie Rodgers - Mississippi Delta Blues
Roy Evans - Weary Yodelin' Blues Part 1 and 2
Fred Van Eps - Silver Heels

Banjo Blues
The Halfway House Orchestra - Maple Leaf Rag

Reverend Gary Davis - Please Baby
Papa Charlie Jackson - What's That Thing Shakin'
Gus Cannon - Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home

Buddy Moss - Struggle Buggie
Mississippi Jook Band - Barbecue Bust
Big Joe & His Washboard Band - When You Said Goodbye

The Alley Boys of Abbeville - What's the Use
Amedee Breaux with Cleoma Breaux & Ophy Breaux - Step It Fast
Breaux Freres - Egan One Step
Cleoma Breaux - When I Left For Texas


Eddie Lang - There'll Be Some Changes Made
Charley Patton - Stone Pony Blues
Barbecue Bob - Motherless Child Blues

Robert Lee McCoy - Every Day And Night
Robert Nighthawk - My Sweet Lovin' Woman
Jim Jackson - I'm Gonna Move to Louisiana Part 1
Blind Boy Fuller & Sonny Terry - Pistol Slapper Blues

Blind Boy Fuller - Somebody's Been Playing With That Thing
Blind Blake - Bad Feeling Blues
Lonnie Johnson and Eddie Lang - Blue Room
Lonnie Johnson and Eddie Lang - Handful of Riffs
Charley Jordan - Cheating Blues
Blind Willie McTell - Writtin Papers Blues
Tommy McClennan - Roll Me, Baby

Elmore James, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Tommy McClennan and Little Walter, 1950s

Casey Bill Weldon - I am a Stranger In Your Town

Leadbelly Newsreel
Tommy Johnson - I Want Someone to Love Me
Lonnie Clark - Broke Down Engine
Ida Cox - Sings the Blues

Ray Montee - Swingin' on the Steel
Cab Calloway - Your Rascal you

Al Bowlly - Pagan Serenade
Annette Hanshaw - Wistful and Blue
Walter Mitchel - Pet Milk Blues
Ina Ray Hutton - Doin the Suzie Q

Clyde McCoy & Orch. - Merry Go Round
Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orch. - Basin Street Blues
Lil Hardin Armstrong - Bluer than Blue
George Olson - That's you Baby

"Gangsta Jazz"

Monday, October 17, 2011


Blind Willie Dunn & Lonnie Johnson - Deep Minor Rhythm Stomp

Eddie Lang - There'll Be Some Changes Made
Thunder Smith - Big Stars Are Falling
Scrapper Blackwell - Penal Farm Blues

David Honeyboy Edwards - Spread My Raincoat Down
Charlie McCoy - Last Time Blues

Mance Lipscombe - Texas Blues

Frank Ferera - Melani Anu Ka Makani
Lemuel Turner - Jake Bottle Blues
Leola Manning - The Blues Is All Wrong
Short Stuff macon - Jack Don't Drink No Water + Short Stuff's Corrina
The Memphis Jug Band - Coal Oil Blues
The Memphis Jug Band - Move That Thing
Peg leg Howell - Skin Game Blues

Son House - Levee Camp Blues
John henry Barbee - Six Weeks Old Blues

Little Brother Montgomery - Buddy Bolden's Blues
John Lee Granderson - Bumble Bee

Barbecue Bob - I'm On My Way Down home
Alex Jackson's Plantation Orchestra - When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo
Clara Smith  and her Novelty Band - Look Where the Sun Done Gone

Gene Austin - Ain't She Sweet?

Lil Hardin Armstrong - You Shall Reap What You Sow

Manhattan Dance Makers - Sleepy Time Gal
Whisperin' Jack Smith - Baby Face

Phil Spitalny - Let's Have Another Cup O' Coffee
Boswell Sisters - Shine On Harvest Moon

Helen Forrest - Mad About the Boy
Annette Hanshaw - Say It Isn't So

Thursday, September 29, 2011


Pee Wee Crayton - Blues After Hours

Robert Lockwood Jr. - Take a Little Walk With Me - Essential Delta Blues
Jimmy McCracklin - When I'm Gone

Ride to a Funeral in V-8 - Dan Pickett
Lil Son Jackson - Charley Cherry

Roy Hawkins - Strange Land
Willie B. Huff - Beggar Man Blues
Tampa Red - Denver Blues - Slide Guitar Blues
Tampa Red - You Can't Get That Stuff no More - The Steel Guitar - Bottles, Knives, and Steel
Barbecue Bob - Untitled - The Steel Guitar - Bottles, Knives, and Steel

Buddy Boy Hawkins - Jailhouse Fire Blues - When the Levee Breaks - Mississippi Blues
Lonnie Johnson - Back Water Blues
Scrapper Blackwell - Kokomo Blues
Skip James - Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues

Charley Taylor - Heavy Suitcase Blues
Honeyboy Edwards - Wind Howlin' Blues - Mississippi Blues Library of Congress Recordings
Mississippi John Hurt - Ain't No Tellin' - Avalon Blues
Willie Ford - Santa Field Blues - Mississippi Blues Library of Congress Recordings

Willie "Long Time" Smith - Homeless Blues 
Peter Cleighton - Moonshine Man Blues
Ruby Paul - Last Farewell Blues - Paramount Masters CD D
J.D. Short - Telephone Arguin' Blues
Elvie Thomas - Over To My House

Roy Smeck - Twilight Echoes - Hula Blues: Vintage Steel Guitar Instrumentals
Jim and Bob and the Genial Hawaiians - Chimes - Hula Blues: Vintage Steel Guitar Instrumentals
Roy Smeck - Hilo March

Jelly Roll Morton - Buddy Bolden's Blues
Lee Wiley - Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Victor Young and Lee Wiley - You're an Old Smoothie
Adelaide Hall - I Wanna Be Loved

Vaughn Monroe - This is Worth Fighting For

Mildred Bailey - Darn That Dream
Annette Hanshaw - Body and Soul

Monday, September 26, 2011

9.19.11 - Instrumentals and Vaudeville

Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - Hot Fingers
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - A Handful of Riffs

Big Bill Broonzy - Ridin' On Down
Work Ox Blues - Texas Alexander

Sylvester Weaver - I'm Busy and You Can't Come In
Blind Willie McTell - Georgia Rag
Blind Willie McTell - Warm It Up To Me

Sylvester Weaver - Untitled
Sylvester Weaver and Walter Beasley - Untitled
Blind Willie Johnson - When the War Was On
Blind Willie Johnson - It's Nobody's Fault But Mine

Big Bill Broonzy - How You Want It Done?
Casey Bill Weldon - Guitar Swing

Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang - Bull Frog Moan

Chicago Blues
J.B. Lenoir - The Mojo

Big Maceo - Chicago Breakdown

Sonny Boy Williamson - I Cross My Heart
Willie Dixon - Burying Ground

Jimmy Reed - High and Lonesome
Jimmy Witherspoon - Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
Robert Nighthawk - Anna Lee
Johnny Shines - Evening Sun
Big Maceo - Chgicago Breakdown
Willie Dixon - Burying Ground
Muddy Waters - Baby Please Don't Go
Sonny Boy Williamson


Marilyn Monroe - I Want To Be Loved By You

Vaughn de Leath - Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Marion Harris - Who's Sorry Now

Lee Morse & her Blue Grass Boys  - Love Letters In the Sand

Fred & Ethel - Carolina In the Morning

Helen Humes & Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Baba Leba

June Christy - Something Cool

Monday, September 12, 2011

9.12.11 - The Vaudeville Show!

Twilight Echoes - Roy Smeck - Hula Blues: Vintage Steel Guitar from the 30s and 40s
Jim and Bob and the Genial Hawaiians - Chimes - " " " "
Mississippi John Hurt - Ain't No Telling - Essential Delta Blues Disc 2
Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie - " " " " "

Josh White - One Meat Ball

Josh White - Blood River Blues

Blind Willie McTell - Savannah Mama
Big Bill Broonzy - Baby Please Don't Go - The Roots of the Blues

Tommy McClennan - Bottle It Up and Go

Rosetta Howard - If You're A Viper
Jenny Pope - Whiskey Drinkin' Blues
Fats Waller - Your Feet's Too Big
Lee Wiley - Down With Love

Mildred Bailey Please Be Kind
Helen Ward - You Turned the Tables on Me

Connie Boswell - the Nearness of You

Valaida Snow - Caravan

Ruth Etting - Ten Cents a Dance

BeBe Daniels - I Can't Love You Anymore

Elisabeth Welch - The Girl I Knew

Nora Bayes - Prohibition Blues
Lee Morse - I Like Cake I Like Pie
Annette Hanshaw - I Wanna Be Loved By You

Al Bowlly - Guilty

If I Had You - Rudy Vallee

I'll See You In My Dreams - Isham Jones

Trixie Smith - Jack I'm Mellow
Lillian Glinn - Cravin a Man Blues
Lee Wiley - Steamboat Tennessee

Lee Wiley and Eddie Condon - When Your Lover Has Gone