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Catalogue numberREB 683
TitleJazz classics - The blues 1929 - 1937
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeF
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Jazz
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesREB 683 A2 B CED
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Give me break blues [Cox / Collins / Ida Cox]2.50
A2Nothin' but blues [Gibson / Cleo Gibson with her Hot Three]3.09
A3Barrel House blues [Lovie Austin / Rosa Henderson with Edgar Dowell]3.15
A4Midnight mama [Morton / Frances Hewreford with the Levee Serenaders]2.45
A5Kansas City blues [Will Shade / Memphis Jug band]2.50
A6Prove it on me blues [Ma Rainey / Ma Rainey with her Tub Jug Washboard band]2.39
A7Be on your merry way [Wilson / Issie Ringgold]3.30
A8Blue yodel no. 9 [Jimmie Rodgers / Jimmy Rodgers with Louis Armstrong and Lil Armstrong]2.38
B1Nobody knows when you're down and out [Ida Cox / B. Feldman / Bessie Smith with orchestra]2.57
B2Jenny's ball [Reed / Mamie Smith with orchestra]3.09
B3Moaning the blues [V. Spivey / Acuff Rose / Victoria Spivey with orchestra]3.01
B4Organ grinder [Clarence Williams / Eva Taylor with Williams' Jug band]3.43
B5Get up off your knees [Clarence Williams / Ethel Waters with Clarence Williams]2.41
B6I've got what it takes [Williams / Jenkins / Margaret Webster with Clarence Williams' Washboard band]3.12
B7That thing's done been put on me [Margaret Whitmire with Arnold Wiley]2.45
B8He used to be your man [Kelly / Lena Wilson with the Nubian Five]3.01
Total length of media 48:05.


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ZCF 683Jazz classics - The blues 1929 - 1937
BBCCD683Jazz classics - The blues 1923 - 1933

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