Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers (1923-1938)

Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers (1923-1938)

by Richard M. Jones
     
 

Richard M. Jones was one great blues pianist and bandleader who plied his wares behind a number of blues vocalists, the best of which are featured on this 23 track collection. Recorded in Chicago and Richmond, Indiana over a five year period, this finds the versatile and adaptable Jones providing backup for Callie Vassar, Thelma LaVizzo, Baby Mack, Robinson & Mack, See more details below

Overview

Richard M. Jones was one great blues pianist and bandleader who plied his wares behind a number of blues vocalists, the best of which are featured on this 23 track collection. Recorded in Chicago and Richmond, Indiana over a five year period, this finds the versatile and adaptable Jones providing backup for Callie Vassar, Thelma LaVizzo, Baby Mack, Robinson & Mack, Sam Robinson, Wilmer Davis, Lillie Delk Christian, Rosa Holley, and Louis Powell. These ultra rare 78s give a glimpse into the output of one of jazzdom's truly forgotten artists.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/30/1995
Label:
Document
UPC:
0714298539028
catalogNumber:
5390

Tracks

  1. I'm Lonesome, Nobody Cares for Me  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  2. Maybe Someday  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  3. All Night Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  4. Original Stomps: Thelma la Vizzo  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  5. Trouble in Mind  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  6. Fire on the Mountain (Blues)  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  7. New Orleans Goofer Dust Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  8. New Orleans Goofer Dust Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  9. The Stomps  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  10. You've Got to Get Home on Time  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  11. What Kind of Man Is That?  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  12. It's All the Same to Me  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  13. Make Room for Someone Else  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  14. Come Around the Corner  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  15. Booze  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  16. Gut Struggle  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  17. Rest You Hips  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  18. It All Depends on You  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  19. Ain't She Sweet?  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  20. Dark and Cloudy Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  21. Lookin' for the Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  22. Sissy  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers
  23. Mushmouth Blues  -  Richard M. Jones & Blues Singers

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Richard M. Jones   Primary Artist,Piano
George Barnes   Electric Guitar
Louis Armstrong   Cornet
Artie Starks   Clarinet
Sam Robinson   Vocals
Bernie Young   Cornet
Lillie Delk Christian   Accordion,Vocals
Baby Mack   Track Performer
Blues Singers   Track Performer
Wilmer Davis   Vocals,Track Performer
Mack   Track Performer
Louis Powell   Vocals,Track Performer
Callie Vassar   Accordion,Vocals,Track Performer
Thelma La Vizzo   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Mike Montgomery   Liner Notes
Johnny Parth   Producer
Don Reid   Composer
Gerhard Wessely   Remastering

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