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Harlem Blues [Acrobat]

  • 1. Down Hearted Blues - Bessie Smith
    2. Atlanta Blues - Sara Martin
    3. When a 'Gator Hollers Folks Say It's a Sign of Rain - Margaret Johnson
    4. Murder in the First Degree - Victoria Spivey
    5. Need More Blues - Leecan & Cooksey
    6. Cross Eyed Blues - Helen Humes
    7. North Bound Blues - Maggie Jones
    8. He Likes It Slow - Butterbeans & Susie
    9. Gone Dry Blues - Joshua "Pinetree Tom" White
    10. Railroad Blues - Lem Johnson
    11. I've Got Too Many Blues - Mabel Robinson
    12. When the Breath Bids the Body Goodbye - Connie McLean
    13. Whip It to a Jelly - Yack Taylor
    14. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner
    15. Mr Freddie Blues - Beatrice Booze
    16. Big "D" Blues - Hot Lips Page Trio
    17. Boogie Woogie Girl, The - Christine Chatman
    18. Albinia's Blues - Albinia Jones
    19. Brownie's Guitar Boogie - Brownie McGhee
    20. 4-F Blues - Rubberlegs Williams
    21. Bad Whiskey and Women - Champion Jack Dupree
    22. South West Pacific Blues - Sonny Boy & Lonnie
    23. Water Trough Blues - Jelly Bell
    24. Shake Your Stuff - Little Boy Fuller
    25. Harlem Women - Hank Kilroy
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 155

  • Credits

    Personnel: Lonnie Johnson (vocals, guitar, piano); Sam Bradley, Richard Trice, A. Smith, Louis Hayes (vocals, guitar); Robert Cooksey (vocals, harmonica); Lem Johnson (vocals, tenor saxophone); Hot Lips Page (vocals, trumpet); Christine Chatman, Champion Jack Dupree (vocals, piano); Susie Hawthorne, Jody "Butterbeans" Edwards, Hank Kilroy, Helen Humes, Rubberlegs Williams, Mabel Robinson, Beatrice Booze, Maggie Jones, Margaret Johnson, Sara Martin, Victoria Spivey, Yack Taylor (vocals); Mike Bryan, Alfred Martin, Ludowic Brown, William Lewis, Sam Allen, Leonard Ware, Alec Seward, Sylvester Weaver, Walter Beasley , Brownie McGhee (guitar); Buddy Christian , Johnny St. Cyr, Bobby Leecan (banjo); Sonny Terry (harmonica); Skeets Tolbert (clarinet, alto saxophone); Gene Sedric, Johnny Dodds (clarinet); Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone); Connie McLean, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Don Byas, Ralph Bowden, Bill Moore Lucky Seven Band, David Young, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone); Carl "The Truth" Smith, Reginald Adams, Herman Autrey, Chubby Wright (trumpet); Tom Morris , Louis Armstrong (cornet); Kid Ory, Vic Dickenson, Trummy Young, Charlie Green (trombone); Clarence Williams, Clyde Hart, Mike Jackson and the Soul Providers, Pete Johnson & His Boogie Woogie Boys , Freddie Lee Jefferson, Fletcher Henderson, Melvin Merritt, Lil Armstrong, Walter Roland, Porter Grainger (piano); O'Neill Spencer, Hal West, Horace Washington, Hubert Pettaway, Alex Miller, Sticks Evans, Jesse Price, Specs Powell (drums); Bessie Smith (background vocals).
    Liner Note Author: Mike Rowe.
    Recording information: Camden, NJ (02/16/1923-??/??/1948); New York, NY (02/16/1923-??/??/1948).
    Director: Skeets Tolbert.

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