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Roots n' blues, the retrospective, 1925-1950, (sound recording. --)

Label
Roots n' blues, the retrospective, 1925-1950
Title
Roots n' blues, the retrospective, 1925-1950
Title variation
  • Retrospective, 1925-1950
  • Roots and blues
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 107 tracks, 47 of which are previously unissued, totalling over five hours of music. Among the musical genres covered are boogie-woogie, white and black blues, spiritual and gospel music, jugbands, country music, and some very early rhythm and blues
Member of
Cataloging source
OSTC
Date time place
Recorded on Columbia and its associated labels between 1925 and 1950
Dewey number
781.643
Form of composition
blues
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
MJ/COLL/RB/C 11
PerformerNote
  • Various performers
  • Performed by Lonnie Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Bill Monroe, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell, Charlie Patton, the Light Crust Doughboys, Gene Autry, et al
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1966
  • 1894-1970
  • 1893-1958
  • 1911-1996
  • 1891-1934
  • 1907-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hurt, Mississippi John
  • Johnson, Lonnie
  • Broonzy, Big Bill
  • Monroe, Bill
  • McTell, Blind Willie
  • Patton, Charley
  • Autry, Gene
  • Light Crust Doughboys
Series statement
Roots n' blues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
Label
Roots n' blues, the retrospective, 1925-1950, (sound recording. --)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Among the musical genres covered are boogie-woogie, white and black string bands, cajun music, white and black blues artists, spiritual and gospel music, jug-bands, country music and some very early indications of rhythm and blues"--Notes, p. 4
  • Issued in 4 containers in box (31 cm.)
  • Columbia Legacy C4K 47911 (CK 47912-CK 47915)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc one. Whitehouse blues ; High sheriff ; The last scene of the Titanic ; Suitcase blues ; Death's black train is coming ; Cow-cow blues ; Washington County fox chase ; I'm going to take the train to Charlotte ; Untitled ; Low down blues ; Paul & Silas in jail ; Blind pig blues ; Chattanooga blues ; Untitied ; Hokum blues ; Worried blues ; Empty bed blues, part 1 ; Empty bed blues, part 2 ; Blue grass twist ; Moonshiner and his money ; Johnson City blues ; Warming by the devil's fire ; (Honey) It's tight like that ; Big leg blues ; Hallelujah
  • Disc two. Liberty ; My sportin' man ; Mean low blues ; C.C. & O. blues ; Ortonville ; Dear Black Eyes (Chere yeux noirs) ; Roosevelt blues ; Gin mill blues ; Osson ; Sweet milk and peaches (breakdown) ; Soldier's joy ; They may not be my toes ; The jazz fiddler ; I have to do my time ; Lonesome Frisco line ; Back to the Blue Ridge ; Darn good girl ; West Jackson blues ; You had too much ; Oh! glory glory ; Don't you remember the time ; Walkin' Georgia Rose ; Police station blues ; Hallelujah side ; Highway #61 blues
  • Disc three. Doughboys theme song #1 ; Ida (sweet as apple cider) ; Doughboys theme song #2 ; Bell Street lightnin' ; Jersey bull blues ; Every morning blues ; D blues ; La valse des yeux bleu (Blue Eyes waltz) ; Skin game blues ; Good woman blues ; Sissy man ; Blue yodel #2 (My lovin' gal Lucille) ; Just inside the pearly gates ; Hard rocks in my bed ; Tired feelin' blues ; One eyed Sam ; Poor Naomi Wise ; South bound blues ; C & A blues ; My last five dollars ; Memphis blues ; Pourquoi tu m'aime pas ; Have mercy on me ; Shout for joy ; Flower blues ; Onion eating Mama ; Brown's Ferry blues #2 ; Slick capers blues ; Poor boy blues
  • Disc four. We got to get together ; You got to see Mama ev'ry night (or you can't see Mama at all) ; I'll fly away ; Cross cut saw blues ; Black snake blues ; Step it up and go ; Papa's going crazy, Mama's going mad ; Cotton-eyed Joe ; Old vets blues ; Black rat swing ; Macy special ; It's funny what love will make you do ; Army blues ; Who but you ; Tomorrow may be too late ; Burying ground blues ; Goodbye old pal ; Dixie cannonball ; Run on for a long time ; Baby, please don't go ; I'm toiling ; Two by four blues ; You can't go halfway (and get in) ; Heaven's radio ; Plow hand blues ; Grunt meat blues ; Until I found the Lord ; I know my Jesus won't deny me
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 compact discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
7464479112
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • C4K 47911
  • CK 47912--CK 47912
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
pms00093713
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Roots n' blues, the retrospective, 1925-1950, (sound recording. --)
Publication
Note
  • "Among the musical genres covered are boogie-woogie, white and black string bands, cajun music, white and black blues artists, spiritual and gospel music, jug-bands, country music and some very early indications of rhythm and blues"--Notes, p. 4
  • Issued in 4 containers in box (31 cm.)
  • Columbia Legacy C4K 47911 (CK 47912-CK 47915)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc one. Whitehouse blues ; High sheriff ; The last scene of the Titanic ; Suitcase blues ; Death's black train is coming ; Cow-cow blues ; Washington County fox chase ; I'm going to take the train to Charlotte ; Untitled ; Low down blues ; Paul & Silas in jail ; Blind pig blues ; Chattanooga blues ; Untitied ; Hokum blues ; Worried blues ; Empty bed blues, part 1 ; Empty bed blues, part 2 ; Blue grass twist ; Moonshiner and his money ; Johnson City blues ; Warming by the devil's fire ; (Honey) It's tight like that ; Big leg blues ; Hallelujah
  • Disc two. Liberty ; My sportin' man ; Mean low blues ; C.C. & O. blues ; Ortonville ; Dear Black Eyes (Chere yeux noirs) ; Roosevelt blues ; Gin mill blues ; Osson ; Sweet milk and peaches (breakdown) ; Soldier's joy ; They may not be my toes ; The jazz fiddler ; I have to do my time ; Lonesome Frisco line ; Back to the Blue Ridge ; Darn good girl ; West Jackson blues ; You had too much ; Oh! glory glory ; Don't you remember the time ; Walkin' Georgia Rose ; Police station blues ; Hallelujah side ; Highway #61 blues
  • Disc three. Doughboys theme song #1 ; Ida (sweet as apple cider) ; Doughboys theme song #2 ; Bell Street lightnin' ; Jersey bull blues ; Every morning blues ; D blues ; La valse des yeux bleu (Blue Eyes waltz) ; Skin game blues ; Good woman blues ; Sissy man ; Blue yodel #2 (My lovin' gal Lucille) ; Just inside the pearly gates ; Hard rocks in my bed ; Tired feelin' blues ; One eyed Sam ; Poor Naomi Wise ; South bound blues ; C & A blues ; My last five dollars ; Memphis blues ; Pourquoi tu m'aime pas ; Have mercy on me ; Shout for joy ; Flower blues ; Onion eating Mama ; Brown's Ferry blues #2 ; Slick capers blues ; Poor boy blues
  • Disc four. We got to get together ; You got to see Mama ev'ry night (or you can't see Mama at all) ; I'll fly away ; Cross cut saw blues ; Black snake blues ; Step it up and go ; Papa's going crazy, Mama's going mad ; Cotton-eyed Joe ; Old vets blues ; Black rat swing ; Macy special ; It's funny what love will make you do ; Army blues ; Who but you ; Tomorrow may be too late ; Burying ground blues ; Goodbye old pal ; Dixie cannonball ; Run on for a long time ; Baby, please don't go ; I'm toiling ; Two by four blues ; You can't go halfway (and get in) ; Heaven's radio ; Plow hand blues ; Grunt meat blues ; Until I found the Lord ; I know my Jesus won't deny me
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 compact discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
7464479112
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • C4K 47911
  • CK 47912--CK 47912
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
pms00093713
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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