Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1937)

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The 22 sides which comprise the third volume in Document's Blind Boy Fuller retrospective were all culled from sessions cut in the latter half of 1937; the first session, from mid-July, was recorded under the auspices of the Decca label, a situation which left Fuller's longtime manager J.B. Long -- as well as ARC Records -- none too happy. As a result, at the bluesman's next session, Long insisted he re-record many of the titles earlier cut for Decca, resulting in alternate takes of "Bulldog Blues," "Throw Your Yas Yas Back in Jail" a.k.a. "Put You Back in Jail" and "Steel Hearted Woman" a.k.a. "Why Don't My Baby Write to Me"; for blues historians, the chance to compare ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The 22 sides which comprise the third volume in Document's Blind Boy Fuller retrospective were all culled from sessions cut in the latter half of 1937; the first session, from mid-July, was recorded under the auspices of the Decca label, a situation which left Fuller's longtime manager J.B. Long -- as well as ARC Records -- none too happy. As a result, at the bluesman's next session, Long insisted he re-record many of the titles earlier cut for Decca, resulting in alternate takes of "Bulldog Blues," "Throw Your Yas Yas Back in Jail" a.k.a. "Put You Back in Jail" and "Steel Hearted Woman" a.k.a. "Why Don't My Baby Write to Me"; for blues historians, the chance to compare and contrast the sessions will be irresistible, although more casual fans might find this particular release less engaging than the others in the series.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/21/1998
  • Label: Document
  • UPC: 714298509328
  • Catalog Number: 5093
  • Sales rank: 220,157

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Blind Boy Fuller Primary Artist, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee Amplified Harmonica
Sonny Terry Harmonica
Technical Credits
W.C. Handy Composer
Martha E. Koenig Composer
Johnny Parth Producer
Spencer Williams Composer
Ken Romanowski Liner Notes
Fulton Allen Composer
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