Thursday, October 24, 2013

Face the Music to air 10/24/13
Recordings from 1923, 1933 & 1943
All with the word “blues” in the title

Arkansas Blues
James P. Johnson piano solo 1943

Gulf Coast Blues
W.C. Handy’s Orchestra 1923

Weary Blues
New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1923

Farewell Blues
Isham Jones Orchestra 1923

Why Worry Blues
Original Capitol Orchestra 1923

St. Louis Blues
Art Tatum piano solo 1933

Jigsaw Puzzle Blues
Joe Venuti & his Blue Five 1933

West Indian Blues
Seven Brown Babies
{aka Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra} 1923

Rampart Street Blues
The Cotton Pickers 1923

Just Blues, That’s All
Thomas Morris’ Past Jazz Masters 1923

Mandy Lee Blues
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band 1923

Jail House Blues
Bessie Smith
accompanied by pianist Irving Johns 1923

New Orleans Hop Scop Blues
Clarence Williams Blue Five 1923

Henpecked Blues
Charlie Straight & his Orchestra 1923

Spanish Dreams – Espa┼łola Blues
Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds 1923

Muddy Water Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Orchestra 1923

Midnight Blues
Fats Waller player piano roll 1923

Fast Blues
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson
Live at Frenchy’s jazz club, Milwaukee 1943



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