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Josh White, the essential DOUBLE CD
Josh White, sometimes known as "The Singing Christian", led something of a double musical life, transcending the line between religious music and Blues (the Devil's music). This double CD presents a taster of Josh White's extensive repertoire.



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Josh White The Remaining Titles 1941 - 1947

Josh White, vocal, guitar.

Including;
Libby Holman, vocal.

With contributions by
Brownie McGhee, vocal, guitar.
Sonny Terry, harmonica.
Bill White, vocal.
John Simmons, stand-up bass.
J.C. Heard, drums.
And others…

Genres; blues, folk blues, Carolina blues

Informative booklet notes by Dave Moore
Detailed discography.

During the 1940s Josh White made the transition from blues and gospel performer to night-club and cabaret act. His repertoire expanded accordingly to encompass ballads and folk songs of the white tradition. Based on the evidence of his recordings, this change-over was thought to have occurred around 1944, when folk songs and ballads first appeared on his discs. But now, new evidence dates recordings of such material for Keynote, initially believed to have been made in 1947, to the period of 1941-42. And hence, if this unconfirmed evidence is correct, it appears that Josh began recording songs other than blues and gospel some two or three years earlier than was once assumed. Continued...




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Leadbelly and Josh White 1937 - 1946

The Remaing Titles

Lead Belly, vocal, 12-string guitar.
Josh White, vocal, guitar.

With contributions by;
Paul Howard Mason, zither.
Brownie McGhee, vocal, guitar.
Sonny Terry, harmonica.
Willie "The Lion" Smith, piano.
"Pops" Foster, bass.
Pete Seeger, vocal, banjo.
And others.

Genres: Blues, guitar; 12-string guitar; Folk.
Informative booklet notes by Dave Moore.
Detailed discography.

Leadbelly kicks off with an Untitled song (from the 1937 Library of Congress session) about the 1898 Spanish American War, which transformed the U.S.A. into a world power. The track "Ain't Going Down" is from the live New York radio station WNYC Leadbelly session introduced by Woody Guthrie. In another radio session 2 months later Leadbelly recorded "Don't Lose Your Daddy" and "You Can't Lose Me Charlie". With the entry of the U.S.A. into World War 2, Leadbelly recorded supportive songs such as "Uncle Sam Says", "If You Want To Do Your Part", "Hitler Song" and "Dear Mr. President/President Roosevelt". Leadbelly also contributed to the war effort by performing for the Armed Forces Radio Service a version of "Rock Island Line". Continued...




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Josh White Vol 1 1929 - 1933



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Josh White Vol 2 1933 - 1935



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Josh White Vol 3 1935 - 1940



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Too Late Too Late Vol 2 1897 - 1935



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Too Late Too Late Vol 3 1927 - 1960's



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Josh White Vol 4 1940 - 1941
Note: Continued on Document DOCD-5571. Earlier recordings are on Document DOCD-5194, 5195, 5196.



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Too Late Too Late Vol 6 1924 - 1946



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