Home / Tag Archives: Pre-War Country Blues

Tag Archives: Pre-War Country Blues

Walter “Kid” Smith

A performer may be tempted to improve a name as common as Smith, and perhaps this is why why a great deal more than fifty percent the recordings created by this old-timey musician arrived under pseudonyms. For reasons uknown that Walter “Child” Smith made a decision to submerge his identification, …

Read More »

Gus Cannon

An extraordinary musician (he could play five-string banjo and jug simultaneously), Gus Cannon bridged the difference between early blues as well as the minstrel and folk designs that preceded it. His music group from the ’20s and ’30s, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, represents the apogee from the jug music group style. …

Read More »

Keghouse

Keghouse was a St. Louis blues vocalist (his 1st name is considered to have already been Gordon) who documented six songs for OKeh Information on Feb 17 and 18, 1928, in Memphis, TN, accompanied by four even more songs for Vocalion Information documented on November 23, 1928, also in Memphis. …

Read More »

Richard Trice

b. 16 November 1917, Hillsborough, NEW YORK, USA. Born right into a extremely musical family members, Trice learned acoustic guitar early, and was partnering his sibling Willie Trice, playing blues for dances by his early teenagers. In the 30s, he used with Blind Son Fuller, and his music created quite …

Read More »

Charlie “Little Buddy” Doyle

No biographical information are for sale to Doyle, an obscure, impoverished, blind American road blues vocalist who, as his name implies, was also a dwarf. He was considered to have been delivered in Memphis, probably at the convert from the twentieth hundred years and documented 10 monitors there for Columbia …

Read More »

Charlie McCoy

Together with his older brother Joe, the versatile Charlie McCoy positioned among the fantastic blues accompanists of his era, his nimble, sensitive guitar function enriching recordings from performers including Tommy Johnson and Ishmon Bracey. Created May 26, 1909 in Jackson, MS, the self-taught McCoy was documenting regularly from the past …

Read More »

Phil Phillips

b. John Phillip Baptiste, 14 March 1931, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Phillips had written his one strike, ‘Ocean Of Like’, to win over a would-be sweetheart in 1958. He was released to maker George Khoury, who documented the song in the Goldband Documenting Studio room and released it by himself …

Read More »

Leroy Henderson

Virtually there is nothing actually known approximately blues singer Leroy Henderson — never to be confused using the jazz drummer from the same name. He was located in St. Louis through the 1930s and most likely before, and was sufficiently talented to get the interest of Vocalion Information, that he …

Read More »

Willie Brown

Perhaps one of the most influential of the first Delta blues guitarists, Willie Dark brown was arguably the quintessential accompanist of his period, most notably support legends including Charley Patton and Boy House. Delivered August 6, 1900 in Clarksdale, MS, Dark brown was an impacting singer and a fantastic guitarist, …

Read More »

Will Batts

Fiddler Can Batts was the principal instrumentalist in Jack port Kelly’s South Memphis Jug Music group, a favorite string music group whose music owed much debt towards the blues aswell as minstrel tracks, vaudeville amounts, reels and rags. Delivered January 24, 1904 in Michigan, Mississippi, Batts was functioning as a …

Read More »