Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 5

Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 5

     
 
As is the case with each of the CDs in this series, Vol. 5 of Too Late, Too Late has valuable alternate takes, newly discovered titles, and unissued material. Quite a few major names are represented, with ten of the 24 selections being released for the first time, including a pair of instrumentals from 1927 by the duo of guitarist Lonnie Johnson and

Overview

As is the case with each of the CDs in this series, Vol. 5 of Too Late, Too Late has valuable alternate takes, newly discovered titles, and unissued material. Quite a few major names are represented, with ten of the 24 selections being released for the first time, including a pair of instrumentals from 1927 by the duo of guitarist Lonnie Johnson and pianist Jimmy Blythe. Also featured are Sister Morgan, Cow Cow Davenport (playing a piano solo on take B of "Cow Cow Blues"), Elizabeth Johnson, Leroy Carr ("Box Car Blues"), Frank Stokes, Henry Townsend, Blind Willie McTell, John Bray, Leadbelly, Sonny Terry, James "Jack of All Trades" McCain, Montana Taylor (1946), Big Maceo (1952), Scrapper Blackwell (1959), and Rev. Lonnie Farris (playing steel guitar in 1964).

Product Details

Release Date:
02/15/1996
Label:
Document
UPC:
0714298541120
catalogNumber:
5411

Tracks

  1. Hurry Down Sunshine and See What Tomorrow Brings
  2. Handfull o' Keys
  3. Searchin' for Flats
  4. Cow Cow Blues
  5. Be My Kid Blues
  6. Sobbin' Woman Blues
  7. Box Car Blues
  8. I'm Going Away Blues
  9. Old Sometime Blues
  10. Doctor, Oh Doctor
  11. Jack of Diamonds Georgia Rub
  12. Broke Down Engine No. 2
  13. Love Makin' Mama
  14. Trench Blues
  15. Didn't Ol' John Cross the Water?
  16. I Have Had My Fun
  17. Keys to the Highway
  18. Eagle Rock Rag
  19. Good Mr. Roosevelt
  20. Low Down Bugle
  21. Detroit Rocks
  22. Eloise, Don't Play Me for a Fool
  23. How Long No. 2
  24. Peace in the Valley (Proverb 1001)

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Scrapper Blackwell   Guitar,Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Leroy Carr   Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Cow Cow Davenport   Piano,Track Performer
Lonnie Johnson   Guitar,Track Performer
Lead Belly   Guitar,Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Blind Willie McTell   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Memphis Slim   Piano
Frank Stokes   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Henry Townsend   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Golden Gate Quartet   Vocals
Jimmy Blythe   Piano
Blackwell   Piano,Vocals
Big Maceo Merriweather   Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Rev. Lonnie Farris   Steel Guitar,Track Performer
Curley Weaver   Guitar
Montana Taylor   Piano,Track Performer
Will Batts   Violin
John Brim   Guitar
Brownie McGhee   Guitar
Will Shade   Guitar,Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Sonny Terry   Harmonica,Vocals,Track Performer
Elizabeth Johnson   Vocals,Track Performer
Henry Owens   Vocals
Grace Brim   Harmonica
William Langford   Vocals
Alonzo Tucker   Drums
Arlandus Wilson   Vocals
Willis Johnson   Vocals
James Watkins   Piano
John Bray   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer

Technical Credits

Blind Willie McTell   Composer
Blackwell   Sound Effects
Johnny Parth   Producer
Sonny Terry   Composer
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey   Composer
Guido Van Rijn   Liner Notes

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