Document Records - Vintage Blues and Jazz

"Search Document Records - Jim Jackson Results "

Viewing 1 to 5 of 5

Jim Jackson Vol 1 1927 - 1928

Jim Jackson, vocal, guitar.

Genres: Country Blues, Country Blues Guitar, Memphis Blues.

Informative booklet notes by Chris Smith.
Detailed discography.

iTunes Review:
Whew. Any collection that opens up with both sides of "Jim Jackson's Kansas City Blues" in its original October 1927 recording (predating RCA's recording of the same number by Jackson by three months) is asking for trouble, because how do you follow up the best double-sided solo blues single this side of Furry Lewis' "Casey Jones, Pts. 1 & 2"? Well, you put on a 1928 rendition of "He's in the Jailhouse Now" that's as soulful as any ever done, and a version of "Old Dog Blue" from January 1928 that could be the earliest blues incarnation of what later became the Bo Diddley beat. And somewhere in there you throw in Jackson's subsequent version of "Kansas City Blues" (the earlier one is better). And the stuff gets better from there... Continued...




More Info >>
Our Price £7.49   

Jim Jackson Vol 2 1928 - 1930

Jim Jackson, vocal, guitar.

With contributions by;
Liza Brown and Ann Johnson, vocal duet.
Tampa Red, vocal, guitar.
Georgia Tom Dorsey, vocal, piano.
Speckled Red, vocal, piano.

Genres: Country Blues, Country Blues Guitar, Memphis Blues.

Review by Tony Thomas:
The idea of pre-blues, which most music scholars reject, implies there is some sort of logical progression toward Blues or that other genres of music were eliminated by the emergence of Blues, but that is not true, especially since no African American folk or folk-pop musicians like Jackson were recorded until decades after the Blues had become an important genre of African American music. Continued...




More Info >>
Our Price £7.49   

Too Late Too Late Vol 2 1897 - 1935



More Info >>
Our Price £7.49   

Too Late Too Late Vol 3 1927 - 1960's



More Info >>
Our Price £7.49   

Too Late Too Late Vol 11 1924 - 1939



More Info >>
Our Price £7.49   

 

Home SearchSpecials Services MP3'sArchive News Contact View Cart