Jail House Blues / Various
This "16 Classic Blues Songs from the 1920's" CD contains some of thebest, and hardest to find, Pre-War Blues songs ever recorded. The fifth volume features "Jail House Blues" by Crying Sam Collins and 15 other classic blues songs by other great blues sings including Blind Blake, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ida Cox, Texas Alexander, Ma Rainey, Rube Lacey and others. This CD was packaged with the 2008 "Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920s Calendar" (BIM #208) which reproduced the artwork promoting these songs when they were first released. On the inside booklet you'll find miniature reproductions of each of the original ads. They are all part of a massive find of original 1920's Blues artwork, much of which had never been seen before. Track listings:(1) Range in My Kitchen Blues Texas Alexander(2) One Dime Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson(3) Mississippi Jail House Groan Rube Lacey(4) Nehi Mama Blues Blind Joe Reynolds (5) Deep Moaning Blues Ma Rainey(6) Jail House Blues Crying Sam Collins(7) Madison Street Rag Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon)(8) Seaboard Stomp Blind Blake(9) the New Shake That Thing Mississippi Sheiks (10) Low Down Jail House Blind Blake Slim (11) Cold and Blue Ida Cox (12) the Santa Claus Crave Elzadie Robinson (13) Ain't Gonna Do That No More Blind Blake (14) Talkin' to You Wimmin' About the Blues Blind Willie McTell and Mary Willis (15) Merciful Blues Blind Willie McTell and Mary Willis (16) Outside Woman Blues Blind Joe Reynolds.
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