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Fred Hager

In the rock and roll & move era, the “A&R” job description usually implies a schmoozer whose music talents, if any, lie within an instinct for commerce. As the second option skill was of apparent importance to record organization professionals in the ’20s, a few of them, such as for …

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Odessa Harris

Blues vocalist and Arkansas local Odessa Harris initial began singing seeing that an associate of her Baptist cathedral choir in the 1940s. This resulted in various careers, including executing at betting “crap homes,” traveling using a carnival, and a efficiency with Adam “Peck” Curtis in the KFFA 1360 AM radio …

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Ora Alexander

Ora Alexander recorded 10 tracks (only eight which were ever released) in NEW YORK for Columbia Information between Might 1931 and March 1932. The piano participant on the paths is not called (Milton Davage certainly has on at least “I’m Outrageous About My Patootie”), so that it can be done …

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Margaret Thornton

The blues vocalist Margaret Thornton documented only 1 song in her life is, unfortunately, an undeniable fact that’s off by only half; the right number is definitely two, however in conditions of quality effect, it might too have already been dozens. Her recordings from the music “Tx Bound Blues” and …

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Bertha Idaho

The recording career of classic blues singer Bertha Idaho cannot possibly be set alongside the ample potato crop of her namesake state. Certainly, she cut just four tracks in 1928 and 1929 with music game titles that, if organized correctly, tell a tale right out of the film noir. Initial, …

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Alura Mack

The grisly “Meat Blood Blues” is approximately as far away as a vintage blues singer from the past due ’20s ever got, which is among the things which makes the saving career of Alura Mack therefore alluring. Another may be the interesting selection of outlooks she provided in her catalog …

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Cats and Jammers

Pet cats and Jammers formed in 1986 in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay region. Tony Marcus and Kevin Wimmer performed a gig collectively, taking pleasure in their twin golf swing fiddle audio. They taken in Piper Heisig on bass and Sylvia Herold on acoustic guitar to complete the sound. …

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Lena Wilson

After touring the vaudeville circuit for four years, Lena Wilson began documenting in 1922. For another 2 yrs and in 1930, Wilson documented with famous brands Perry Bradford’s Jazz Phools, Conaway’s Rag Pickers, Johnny Dunn’s Jazz Hounds, Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra, as well as the Nubian Five. She also documented as …

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Edith North Johnson

The wife of record producer Jesse Johnson, Edith North Johnson had not been a specialist singer or piano player, but she tracked 18 great blues sides in 1928 and 1929, including a session with Charley Patton in Grafton, WI, for Paramount Information, though it is doubtful Patton actually appeared on …

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Irene Redfield

Some changes were designed to the name of the basic blues singer first of her brief career in the first ’50s, providing both improvements and interruptions. She was originally Irene Redfield Davis when manufacturer Joe Davis started recording her within his agreement roster for an MGM tempo and blues label. …

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