Various - Blues Bands In Chicago (1934-1941)

  • Artist: Various
  • Category: Blues
  • Name: Blues Bands In Chicago (1934-1941)
  • Size: 1814mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3





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A1 John Oscar You Can't Last Long Like That
Accompanied By, Orchestra – Banks Chesterfield's OrchestraAlto Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistDrums – Louis Banks Piano – Albert AmmonsTrumpet – Unknown ArtistVocals – John Oscar
A2 John Oscar Got To Be Worried Now
Accompanied By, Orchestra – Banks Chesterfield's OrchestraAlto Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistDrums – Louis Banks Piano – Albert AmmonsTrumpet – Unknown ArtistVocals – John Oscar
A3 Laura Rucker I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Accompanied By – Laura Rucker And Her Three Bits Of RhythmBass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Unknown ArtistVocals, Piano [Prob.] – Laura Rucker
A4 Laura Rucker Something's Wrong
Accompanied By – Laura Rucker And Her Swing BoysBass [String Bass; Uncredited] – Bill OldhamDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Uncredited] – Hurley RameyTenor Saxophone – Franz JacksonVocals, Piano – Laura Rucker
A5 Laura Rucker Swing My Rhythm
Accompanied By – Laura Rucker And Her Swing BoysBass [String Bass; Uncredited] – Bill OldhamDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Uncredited] – Hurley RameyTenor Saxophone – Franz JacksonVocals, Piano – Laura Rucker
A6 Blue Scott And His Blue Boys Rubbin' Rubbin'
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Arnett NelsonGuitar – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – J. H. Shayne*Vocals – Leonard Scott
A7 Blue Scott And His Blue Boys Rubbin' Rubbin' Take 2
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Arnett NelsonGuitar – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – J. H. Shayne*Vocals – Leonard Scott
A8 Blue Scott And His Blue Boys At The Bottom
Guitar – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – J. H. Shayne*Vocals – Leonard Scott
A9 Leonard Scott She's Got Something Good
Bass [String Bass] – John LindsayClarinet – Arnett NelsonPiano – J. H. Shayne*Vocals – Leonard Scott
A10 Leonard Scott You Done Tore Your Playhouse Down
Bass [String Bass] – John LindsayClarinet – Arnett NelsonPiano – J. H. Shayne*Vocals – Leonard Scott
B1 Jimmy Strange Yas Yas Yas
Alto Saxophone – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – Dorothy ScottTrumpet [Prob.] – Randolph ScottVocals – Jimmy Strange
B2 Jimmy Strange Yas Yas Yas No 2
Alto Saxophone – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – Dorothy ScottTrumpet [Prob.] – Randolph ScottVocals – Jimmy Strange
B3 Chicago Five I Ain't Gonna Do It
Clarinet – Arnett NelsonGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Tampa RedPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Bob Robinson Wood Block [Prob.], Washboard [Prob.], Effects [Prob.] – Washboard Sam
B4 Chicago Five I'm A Gamblin' Man
Clarinet – Arnett NelsonGuitar [2nd] – Unknown ArtistGuitar [Poss.] – Tampa RedPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Bob Robinson Wood Block [Prob.], Washboard [Prob.], Effects [Prob.] – Washboard Sam
B5 Bob Robinson Trio Crying For Love
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Arnett NelsonPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Bob Robinson
B6 Bob Robinson Trio Heart-Breaking Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Arnett NelsonPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals – Bob Robinson
B7 Jimmy McLain Tailor Made Blues
Alto Saxophone [Prob.] – Buster BennettBass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Willie Bee James*Mandolin [Prob.] – Charlie McCoy Vocals – Jimmy McLain
B8 Jimmy McLain Keep Your Fly Trap Closed
Alto Saxophone [Prob.] – Buster BennettBass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingGuitar – Willie Bee James*Mandolin [Prob.] – Charlie McCoy Vocals – Jimmy McLain
B9 Doctor Clayton Moonshine Man Blues
Bass [String Bass] – Ransom KnowlingGuitar [Poss.] – Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Lockwood*Piano – Blind John DavisVocals – Doctor Clayton

Companies, etc.

  • Produced For – Rst Records
  • Copyright (c) – Rst Records
  • Remastered At – Studio Klement
  • Distributed By – Rudolf Staeger

Credits

  • Compiled By, Producer – Johnny Parth
  • Executive-Producer – Rudi Staeger
  • Remastered By – Hans Klement
  • Research – John Godrich, Robert Dixon

Notes

A 10th song ("Back Door Man Blues") on B side is listed on both the cover and label but isn't actually on the record. The credits given for this song are identical to those for track B9

A1: C-9481 Chicago, 17 September 1934
A2: C-9482 Chicago, 17 September 1934
A3: C-1105-B-test Chicago, 14 September 1935
A4: 90992-A Chicago, 23 November 1936
A5: 90993-A Chicago, 23 November 1936
A6: 100679-1 Chicago, 5 August 1936
A7: 100679-2-test Chicago, 5 August 1936
A8: 100680-1 Chicago, 5 August 1936
A9: C-1451-1 Chicago, 20 August 1936
A10: C-1452-2 Chicago, 20 August 1936
B1: 90899-A Chicago, 30 September 1936
B2: 90900-A Chicago, 30 September 1936
B3: 100938-1 Chicago, 5 August 1936
B4: 100939-1 Chicago, 5 August 1936
B5: C-1739-1 Chicago, 13 January 1937
B6: C-1740-1 Chicago, 13 January 1937
B7: C-2333-1 CHicago, 19 September 1938
B8: C-2334-1 CHicago, 19 September 1938
B9: C-3899-1-test Chicago, 1 July 1941
(B10: C-3900-1 Chicago, 1 July 1941)

Considering the extreme rarity of the original 78s, condition is generally better than might be hoped, but it must be borne in mind that only one or two copies are known to exist of some titles.

Discographical details from Blues And Gospel Records 1902 - 1943 by John Godrich and Robert Dixon (third edition, Storyville 1982).

Original recordings from the collections of Larry Cohn, Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Jim Prohaska, Tom Tsotsi, Ernest Virgo.

Compiled and produced for RST Records
Copyright 1990: RST Records, Austria
Remastering: Studio Hans Klement, Vienna
Exclusive Distribution: Rudolf Staeger
Obere Amtshausgasse 27/11, A-1050 Vienna, Austria. Phone 0222-54-28-73

Guitar and bass credits for tracks A4 and A5 are given as unknown here. However, these artists are (by now) known.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AUSTRO MECHANA
  • Label Code: LC 8395
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BD 2102 A | BE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BD 2102 B || BE