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Memphis Minnie Vol 2 1935 - 1936

Memphis Minnie; vocal, guitar.
Chicago Blues
Includes; Bumble Bee Slim, vocal, Black Bob, piano and others...
Informative booklet notes by Howard Rye.
Detailed discography.

December 1935 found Memphis Minnie back in the Chicago studios of what was then the American Recording Company and she would record for no one else for fourteen years. After the experimentation of 1935, the emphasis in her recording career now shifted decisively to the band sound characteristic of Chicago in the later thirties. The changes reflect a demand for overtly danceable rhythms and can be seen as an early portent of the process by which blues merged with small-band swing to become rhythm and blues. Continued...

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