Female Blues Singers, Vol. 5: C/D/E (1921-1928)

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Vol. 5 in this 14-CD series has all of the recordings by Ruth Coleman (other than one number released elsewhere of her with Jimmy O'Bryant), Henryette Davis, Madlyn Davis (other than her 1928 recordings with Tampa Red), Louise De Vant (other than her session with Perry Bradford), Jessie Derrick, Dorothy Dodd, and Maureen Englin. Most of these performances are quite interesting, with highlights including Ruth Coleman's "Original Charleston Strut," Henryette Davis' charming but dated "Jazzaphobia Blues," Jessie Derrick's interaction with Harvey Brooks' Quality Four and the singing overall of Madlyn Davis and Dorothy Dodd. Also of interest is Maureen Englin's lone selection, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Vol. 5 in this 14-CD series has all of the recordings by Ruth Coleman (other than one number released elsewhere of her with Jimmy O'Bryant), Henryette Davis, Madlyn Davis (other than her 1928 recordings with Tampa Red), Louise De Vant (other than her session with Perry Bradford), Jessie Derrick, Dorothy Dodd, and Maureen Englin. Most of these performances are quite interesting, with highlights including Ruth Coleman's "Original Charleston Strut," Henryette Davis' charming but dated "Jazzaphobia Blues," Jessie Derrick's interaction with Harvey Brooks' Quality Four and the singing overall of Madlyn Davis and Dorothy Dodd. Also of interest is Maureen Englin's lone selection, "Foolin' Me," since it includes Sidney Bechet on soprano sax.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/1997
  • Label: Document
  • UPC: 714298550924
  • Catalog Number: 5509
  • Sales rank: 295,662

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Original Charleston Strut - Ruth Coleman (2:58)
  2. 2 She Walked Right up and Took My Man Away - Ruth Coleman (3:16)
  3. 3 Another Sweet Daddy @@Henryette Davis (3:00)
  4. 4 My Man Jean @@Henryette Davis (3:23)
  5. 5 Jazzaphobia Blues @@Henryette Davis (3:09)
  6. 6 Mailbox Blues @@Henryette Davis (3:15)
  7. 7 Worried Down with the Blues - Madlyn Davis (3:15)
  8. 8 Worried Down with the Blues - Madlyn Davis (3:12)
  9. 9 Hurry Sundown Blues - Madlyn Davis (3:07)
  10. 10 Climbing Mountain Blues - Madlyn Davis (2:55)
  11. 11 Landlady's Footsteps - Madlyn Davis (2:59)
  12. 12 Winter Blues - Madlyn Davis (3:01)
  13. 13 Kokola Blues - Madlyn Davis (2:39)
  14. 14 It's All Coming Home to You @@Louise De Vant (2:58)
  15. 15 Hit Me in the Nose Blues @@Louise De Vant (2:45)
  16. 16 Mistreatin' Daddy @@Jessie Derrick (3:24)
  17. 17 If You'll Come Back to Hollywood @@Jessie Derrick (2:54)
  18. 18 Who Will Get It @@Jessie Derrick (2:38)
  19. 19 I Want Some Loving Blues - Dorothy Dodd (2:35)
  20. 20 Dangerous Blues - Dorothy Dodd (3:08)
  21. 21 I Ain't Gonna Be Nobody's Fool - Dorothy Dodd (3:15)
  22. 22 I've Got the Blues But I'm Just Too Mean to Cry - Dorothy Dodd (3:06)
  23. 23 All by Myself - Dorothy Dodd (2:40)
  24. 24 Foolin' Me @@Maureen Englin (2:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cass Simpson Piano
Richard M. Jones Piano
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone
Clarence Black Violin
Bert Cobb Tuba
Madlyn Davis Vocals, Track Performer
Leon Herriford Alto Saxophone
Paul Howard Alto Saxophone
R.J. Jones Piano
Dave Nelson Cornet
Leslie A. Hutchinson Piano
Bessie Marshall Piano
Henry "Tincan" Allen Drums
Dorothy Dodd Vocals, Track Performer
Harvey Brooks Piano
Ruth Coleman Vocals
Technical Credits
Dr. David Evans Liner Notes
Gerhard Wessely Remastering
H Gray Composer
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