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Troubled Hearted Blues - Vintage Guitar Blues (1927 - 1944)

Various Artists.
Informative 8 page, full colour booklet written by Kieth Briggs.
Detailed discography.

Twenty four tracks of some of the finest blues guitar on record. Includes superb bottleneck guitar playing by Robert Lockwood, Gabriel Brown and Bukka White, stunning finger picking by George Torey, Robert Wilkins and Blind Lemon Jefferson and much more. Features the recently found and incredibly rare copy of Blind Joe Reynolds Cold Woman Blues and Ninety Nine Blues recorded for Paramount. National Steel Guitars, Stella 12-strings and Martins, they're all here. Continued...




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Sylvester Weaver Vol 1 1923 - 1927

Sylvester Weaver Vol. 1 (1923-1927)

Sylvester Weaver, vocal, guitar, bottleneck-slide guitar, banjo.

With contributions by:
Sara Martin, vocal.
E.L Coleman, violin.
Charles Washington, banjo.
Harry B Withers, vocal

Genres: Country Blues, Country Blues Guitar, Bottleneck-slide Guitar, Louisville Blues.

Informative booklet notes by Kieth Briggs
Detailed discography.

The term 'Guitar Hero' only came into vogue during the nineteen sixties and was used to describe blues guitarists or pop guitarists with a blues oriented style. Although blues have been played on, and accompanied by, a variety of instruments their relationship with the guitar has been pre-eminent in the mind of the general public since the nineteen twenties. From Lemon Jefferson and Lonnie Johnson through Robert Johnson to Elmore James and B. B. King the list of influential blues guitarists is a long one; it begins with Sylvester Weaver — the first guitar hero! Continued...

 




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Sylvester Weaver Vol 2 1927

Sylvester Weaver, vocal, guitar, bottleneck-slide guitar.

With contributions by Walter Beasley, vocal, guitar.
Helen Humes, vocal.

Genres: Country Blues, Country Blues Guitar, Country Blues Bottleneck-slide Guitar, Louisville Blues.

Informative booklet notes by Kieth Briggs.
Detailed discography.

Document's second volume devoted to the (nearly) complete recordings of blues guitarist Sylvester Weaver covers the second half of his brief recording career, beginning with three titles waxed on August 31, 1927 and filling the rest of the picture with 18 sides cut three months later on November 26, 27, and 30. Opening with the last two solo records he is known to have made, this tasty collection gathers in all of Weaver's collaborations with guitarist Walter Beasley, blended with five titles featuring a young vocalist by the name of Helen Humes. Continued...




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