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Too Late Too Late Vol 5 1927 - 1964


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FEATURED ARTIST / S
Leroy Carr
Big Maceo
Jimmy Blythe
John 'Big Nig' Bray
Cow Cow (Charles) Davenport
Rev. Lonnie Farris
Scrapper Blackwell
Elizabeth Johnson
Lonnie Johnson
Leadbelly
James 'Jack of All Trades' McCain
Blind Willie McTell
Sister Morgan
Frank Stokes
Montana Taylor
Sonny Terry
Henry Townsend

    TRACK LIST
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Sister Morgan
01 - Hurry down, sunshine, and see what tomorrow brings Listen

Lonnie Johnson
02 - Handfull o` keys Listen
03 - Searchin` for flats Listen

Cow Cow (Charles) Davenport
04 - Cow Cow blues (take b) Listen

Elizabeth Johnson
05 - Be my kid blues Listen
06 - Sobbin` woman blues Listen

Leroy Carr
07 - Box car blues Listen

Frank Stokes
08 - I`m going away blues Listen
09 - Old sometime blues Listen

Henry Townsend
10 - Doctor, oh Doctor Listen
11 - Jack of diamonds Georgia rub Listen

Blind Willie McTell
12 - Broke down engine no. 2 (take 1) Listen
13 - Love makin` mama (take 2) Listen

John 'Big Nig' Bray
14 - Trench blues Listen

Lead Belly
15 - Didn`t ol` john cross the water? Listen

Sonny Terry
16 - I have had my fun Listen
17 - Keys to the highway Listen

Lead Belly
18 - Eagle rock rag (alt. take) Listen

James "Jack Of All Trades" McCain
19 - Good Mr Roosevelt Listen

Montana Taylor
20 - Low down bugle (take b) Listen
21 - Detroit rocks Listen

Big Maceo
22 - Eloise, don`t play me for a fool Listen

Scrapper Blackwell
23 - How long no. 2 Listen

Rev. Lonnie Farris
24 - Peace in the valley (proverb 1001) Listen

DOCD-5411
Too Late, Too Late Vol. 5 (1927 – 1964)

Leroy Carr / Big Maceo / Jimmy Blythe / John 'Big Nig' Bray / Cow Cow Davenport / Rev. Lonnie Farris / Scrapper Blackwell / Elizabeth Johnson / Lonnie Johnson / Lead Belly / James 'Jack of All Trades' McCain / Blind Willie McTell / Sister Morgan / Frank Stokes / Montana Taylor / Sonny Terry / Henry Townsend

Genres: Country Blues, Pre-War Blues, Acoustic Blues, Acoustic Chicago Blues, Acoustic Memphis Blues, Blues Revival, Harmonica Blues, Blues Guitar, Chicago Blues, East Coast Blues, Field Recordings, Folk Revival, Folk-Blues, Folksongs, Piano Blues, Piedmont Blues, Pre-War Country Blues, Regional Blues, Songster, St. Louis Blues.

As is the case with each of the CDs in this series, Vol. 5 of Too Late, Too Late has valuable alternate takes, newly discovered titles, and unissued material. Quite a few major names are represented, with ten of the 24 selections being released for the first time, including a pair of instrumentals from 1927 by the duo of guitarist Lonnie Johnson and pianist Jimmy Blythe. Also featured are Sister Morgan, Cow Cow Davenport (playing a piano solo on take B of "Cow Cow Blues"), Elizabeth Johnson, Leroy Carr (Box Car Blues), Frank Stokes, Henry Townsend, Blind Willie McTell, John Bray, Leadbelly, Sonny Terry, James "Jack of All Trades" McCain, Montana Taylor (1946), Big Maceo (1952), Scrapper Blackwell (1959), and Rev. Lonnie Farris (playing steel guitar in 1964).

Scott Yanow
Allmusic

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