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New Orleans Owls

THE BRAND NEW Orleans Owls, a fantastic if now obscure band, recorded 18 spirited sides during 1925-1927. Although non-e of its sidemen (apart from Nappy Lamare andEddie Miller) became popular, the spirited ensemble efficiently bridged the distance between your New Orleans Tempo Kings and past due-’20s dance rings. All their …

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Kansas City Five

Banjoist Elmer Snowden, who was simply from Baltimore and Washington and had zero reference to Kansas Town, ran the Kansas Town Five within the 1920s. Cornet participant Bubber Milley, who helped start Duke Ellington’s profession, was the Kansas Town Five’s most well-known member. Snowden began the music group after his …

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Priscilla Stewart

Little is well known about the life span of Priscilla Stewart, a vintage female blues vocalist who also sing beyond that genre sometimes. She documented some 25 songs at 14 different classes in Chicago between 1924 and 1928, many of them with pianist Jimmy Blythe, although she also worked well …

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Prince Albert Hunt’s Texas Ramblers

Among the finest music artists to emerge from the sleepy locale of Denton, TX (afterwards the home from the eclectic polka music group Brave Combo along with the place where they jailed serial killer Henry Lee Lucas), historic fiddler Prince Albert Hunt packed a whole lot of significant occasions into …

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Mayeus Lafleur

Early Cajun singer and accordionist Mayeus LaFleur was created in Mamou, Louisiana in 1906. He grew up by his paternal grandmother, taken up to her by his dad after Mayeus’ mom forgotten him. The youngster began performing and playing accordion young, earned an excellent reputation within the Ville Platte region, …

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Julia Moody

Little to there is nothing known about the life span of Julia Moody except that she was a lady vaudeville blues singer who lower some 16 edges between 1922 and 1925.

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Samantha Bumgarner

Among the pioneering statistics of nation music through the entire early fifty percent of the 20th hundred years, Samantha Bumgarner was a world-class banjo and fiddle participant, being successful numerous contests at the same time when majority of the women weren’t even allowed the chance. Invited in 1928 by renowned …

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Pinetop Smith

Among the traveling forces at the rear of the arrival of boogie-woogie piano, Clarence “Pine Best” Smith rates being among the most influential blues numbers from the 1920s. Created January 11, 1904, in Troy, AL, he grew up in close by Birmingham; a self-taught participant, he began carrying out at …

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Luke Jordan

Probably one of the most intriguing from the Piedmont blues players, Luke Jordan was created January 28, 1892, in Bluefield, WV. As an adolescent he relocated to Lynchburg, VA, that was to stay his home foundation the others of his existence. Jordan documented 12 songs for Victor Information at two …

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Vance Dixon

Any bandleader that titles one combo following a common term for lunatics and another afer a composing implement is worth scrutiny. Vance Dixon brought both Dixon’s Jazz Maniacs and Vance Dixon and His Pencils towards the music picture from the ’30s, presumably creating divisions between enthusiasts that might be more …

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