Document Records - Vintage Blues and Jazz

Document Records
Vocal Blues & Jazz Vol 3 1921 - 1928


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FEATURED ARTIST / S
Cora Green
Birleanna Blanks
Lillie Delk Christian
Juanita Stinette Chappelle
Gertrude Dwyer
Eddie Gray
Nettie Moore
Marjorie Royce
Hamtree Harrington
Eddie Hunter
Georgia Harvey
Nancy Walker
Irene Taylor
Cora Green and Hamtree Harrington

    TRACK LIST

Juanita Stinette Chappelle
01 - Cheating
02 - Aching hearted blues

Eddie Gray
03 - Why did you make a plaything of me
04 - I like you (because you have such loving ways)
05 - You`ve got what I`ve been looking for
06 - Ukulele blues

Georgia Harvey
07 - That sweet something, dear
08 - What could be sweeter, dear

Nettie Moore
09 - Deep river (old negro melody)
10 - Song of India

Eddie Hunter
11 - Hard times
12 - Mamie

Birleanna Blanks
13 - Mason-Dixon blues

Marjorie Royce
14 - My daddy`s growin` old
15 - How come you do me like you do

Irene Taylor
16 - I did wanta, but I don`t wanta now
17 - I ain`t thinkin` `bout you

Gertrude Dwyer
18 - Six feet of papa
19 - A two time papa

Cora Green and Hamtree Harrington
20 - If I can`t come in
21 - You`re talking to the wrong man now

Lillie Delk Christian
22 - Sweet man
23 - Sweet Georgia Brown

Evelyn Preer
24 - If you can`t hold the man you love (take 1)

Nancy Walker
25 - Because my baby don`t mean maybe now
26 - Bring back my lovin` man

Genres: Blues, Classic Blues, Female Blues Vocal, Jazz.
Informative booklet notes by Steve Tracy.
Detailed discography

Volume three of this three volume series presents an interesting selection of blues influenced popular and vaudeville tunes of the day. At the time of this CDs production most of the recordings were not included in the collectors Bible 'Blues and Gospel Records' which is regarded by many as a comprehensive discography.

The range of subject matter across these tracks covers many aspects of every day life but the main theme is love; Cora Green and Hamtree Harrington's trade insults with comedy dialogue on If I Can't Get In and Marjorie Royce uses her full bodied voice on the humorous My Daddy's Growin' Old. Gertrude Dwyer delivers her suggestive material with panache on Six Feet Of Papa and on A Two-Time Papa she laments her post-marriage life of drudgery with

"Instead of steppin' out with dancin' shoes
I'm just another woman with the apron blues."

As with the vast majority of the CDs featuring female classic blues singers in the Document Catalogue, this collection is given double strength by the inclusion of some excellent accompanists including Billy Hegamin, Fletcher Henderson, James P. Johnson and Johnny St. Cyr.

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