Various - Afro-American Blues And Game Songs

  • Artist: Various
  • Category: Blues
  • Name: Afro-American Blues And Game Songs
  • Size: 1386mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3





Tracklist

1 Jim Henry I Don't Mind The Weather 1:47
2 Charlie Butler* Diamond Joe 2:12
3 Irwin Lowrey Joe The Grinder 1:56
4 Vera Hall Another Man Done Gone 1:21
5 Vera Hall Boll Weevil Blues 1:26
6 Smith Casey Two White Horses 2:25
7 Smith Casey Country Rag 2:01
8 Smith Casey Shorty George 3:10
9 Little Brother Blues (Up And Down Buildin' The KC Line) 2:57
10 McKinley Morganfield Country Blues 3:23
11 McKinley Morganfield I Be's Troubled 3:04
12 Sanders Terry Lost John 3:27
13 Sanders Terry Fox Chase 5:30
14 Hettie Godfrey All Hid? 0:52
15 Ora Dell Graham Little Girl, Little Girl 0:22
16 Ora Dell Graham Pullin' The Skiff 0:37
17 Katherine Shipp And Christeen Shipp Old Uncle Rabbit 0:40
18 Katherine Shipp And Christeen Shipp Sea Lion Woman 0:38
19 Kirby Industrial School Ain't Gonna Ring No More 0:33
20 Ora Dell Graham Shortenin' Bread 0:51
21 Harriet McClintock Poor Little Johnny 1:01
22 Harriet McClintock Go To Sleep 0:42
23 Mr. And Mrs. Joe McDonald Rosey 1:49
24 Molly (Mary) McDonald* Gon' Knock John Booker To The Low Ground 1:28
25 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt Run, Nigger, Run 0:42

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rounder Records Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – Rounder Records Corp.
  • Mastered At – Airshow Mastering

Credits

  • Design – Susan Marsh
  • Engineer [NoNoise Processing By] – Lea Anne Sonenstein
  • Liner Notes [Introduction] – Wayne D. Shirley
  • Liner Notes, Edited By – Alan Lomax
  • Mastered By – Bob Carlin, David Glasser
  • Photography By – Ruby Terrill Lomax*
  • Recorded By – Alan Lomax (tracks: 9 to 13, 25), Bess Lomax (tracks: 12 to 13), Herbert Halpert (tracks: 17 to 18), John A. Lomax (tracks: 1 to 9, 14 to 16, 19 to 25), John Work (tracks: 10 to 11), Ruby T. Lomax* (tracks: 4 to 9, 14 to 16, 20 to 24), Ruby Pickens Tartt (tracks: 4 to 5, 21 to 24)
  • Reissue Producer – Bob Carlin
  • Transferred By – Michael Donaldson

Notes

Originally released in the series Folk Music of the United States, Recording Laboratory, Library of Congress, AFS L4, 1942 (78-rpm records), 1956 (long-playing records); reissued in cooperation with the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division and the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

1. I Don't Mind the Weather (AFS 892 B2). Sung by Jim Henry at State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi, 1937.
2. Diamond Joe (AFS 941 B1). Sung by Charlie Butler at State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi, 1937.
3. Joe the Grinder (AFS 2670 B). Sung by Irwin Lowry at Cummins State Farm, Gould, Arkansas, 1939.
4. Another Man Done Gone (Negro Blues). (AFS 4049 B1). Sung by Vera Hall at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
5. Boll Weevil Blues (AFS 4049 B3). Sung by Vera Hall at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
6. Two White Horses (Negro Blues). (AFS 3552 A1). Sung with guitar by Smith Casey at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, 1939.
7. Country Rag (East Texas Rag) (Guitar Solo). (AFS 3552 A2). Played on the guitar by Smith Casey at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, 1939.
8. Shorty George (Negro Blues). (AFS 2598 A1). Sung with guitar by Smith Casey at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, 1939.
9. Blues (Up and Down Buildin' [the] KC Line) (AFS 200 B2). Sung with guitar by "Little Brother" at Texas State Penitentiary, Huntsville, Texas, 1934.
*10. Country Blues (AFS 4769 A1).
*11. I Be's Troubled (AFS 4769 A2). Sung with guitar by McKinley Morganfield at Stovall, Mississippi, 1941.
12. Lost John (AFS 2493 B).
13. Fox Chase (AFS 2490 A). Played on the harmonica by Sanders Terry of Durham, North Carolina, 1938. Recorded in New York, N.Y.
14. All Hid? (AFS 4017 B3). Sung by Hettie Godfrey at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
15. Little Girl, Little Girl (AFS 4017 A1).
16. Pullin' the Skiff (AFS 4017 A2). Led by Ora Dell Graham at Drew, Mississippi, 1940.
17. Old Uncle Rabbit (AFS 3008 A1).
18. Sea Lion Woman (AFS 3008 B3). Sung by Katherine and Christine Shipp at Byhalia, Mississippi, 1939.
19. Ain't Gonna Ring No More (AFS 88 A1). Sung by group at Kirby Industrial School, Atmore, Alabama, 1934.
20. Shortenin' Bread (AFS 4017 B2). Led by Ora Dell Graham at Drew, Mississippi, 1940.
21. Poor Little Johnny (AFS 4025 A1). Sung by Harriet McClintock at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
22. Go To Sleep (AFS 4025 B). Sung by Harriet McClintock at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
23. Rosey (AFS 2689 B2). Sung by Mr. and Mrs. Joe McDonald at Livingston, Alabama, 1939.
24. Gon' Knock John Booker to the Low Ground (AFS 4033 B1). Sung by Molly (Mary) McDonald at Livingston, Alabama, 1940.
25. Run, Nigger, Run (AFS 196 A1). Sung by Moses (Clear Rock) Platt at Central State Farm, Sugarland, Texas, 1933.

*McKinley Morganfield's (a.k.a. Muddy Waters) first recordings.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 712136151326
  • Barcode (Text): 7 12136-1513-2 6
  • Label Code: LC 3719
  • Matrix / Runout: IFPI L792 171416-XD3-9069-A **ROCD 1513**
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI 2D4B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AAFS L4 Various Afro-American Blues And Game Songs ‎(LP, Comp, Mono) The Library Of Congress AAFS L4 US Unknown