Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 6

Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 6

     
 

Newly discovered titles, alternate takes, and previously unreleased material fill in Vol. 6 in this very valuable collectors' blues series. Issued in chronological order as usual, the 25 selections on the CD (which include some religious pieces in addition to blues and a few instrumentals) contain performances by Emma E. Beacham, Billy & Mary Mack, Rev. J.M.See more details below

Overview

Newly discovered titles, alternate takes, and previously unreleased material fill in Vol. 6 in this very valuable collectors' blues series. Issued in chronological order as usual, the 25 selections on the CD (which include some religious pieces in addition to blues and a few instrumentals) contain performances by Emma E. Beacham, Billy & Mary Mack, Rev. J.M. Gates, Laura Smith, the team of Dessa Foster & Howling Smith, Three Stripped Gears (a string trio), the Memphis Night Hawks ("Beedle Um Bum"), Jack Kelly's South Memphis Jug Band, Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Josh White, Peetie Wheatstraw, Curtis Jones, One Arm Slim, Charlie Burse's Memphis Mudcats, Leadbelly, and the Nashville Washboard Band. Intriguing music, easily recommended to early blues collectors.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/10/1996
Label:
Document
UPC:
0714298546125
catalogNumber:
5461

Tracks

  1. I Know a Great Saviour, I Do  - Emma E Beachman
  2. I'm Going Through With Jesus  - Emma E Beachman
  3. You've Got to Quit Your Low Down Ways  - Billy Mack
  4. Death's Black Train Is Coming  - Reverend J.M. Gates
  5. Amazing Grace  - Reverend J.M. Gates
  6. Don't You Leave Me Here  - Sara Lawrence
  7. If You Don't Like My Potatoes  - Sara Lawrence
  8. Tell It to the Judge No. 2  - Howling Smith
  9. Blackberry Rag  -  Three Stripped Gears
  10. Alabama Blues  -  Three Stripped Gears
  11. Beedle Um Bum  - Roy Palmer
  12. Ko-Ko-Mo Blues  -  Jack Kelly's South Mamphis Jug Band
  13. Happy Am I  -  Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux
  14. Black Man  - Josh White
  15. Poor Millionaire Blues  - Peetie Wheatstraw
  16. Decoration Day Blues  - Curtis Jones
  17. Crap Shootin' Blues  - Lavell Alexander
  18. I'm in Buddy's Wagon  -  Charlie Burse & His Memphis Mudcats
  19. Radio Blues  -  Charlie Burse & His Memphis Mudcats
  20. Hell's Highway  -  Charlie Burse & His Memphis Mudcats
  21. Grey Goose
  22. Soldiers Joy  -  Nashville Washboard Band
  23. Old Joe  -  Nashville Grass
  24. We Shall Be Free
  25. 4, 5, and 9

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kokomo Arnold   Guitar
Curtis Jones   Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Lead Belly   Guitar,Vocals
Funny Paper Smith   Vocals
Peetie Wheatstraw   Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Cisco Houston   Guitar,Vocals
Josh White   Vocals
Marion Brown   Guitar
Roy Palmer   Trombone,Vocals
Lavell Alexander   Track Performer
Will Batts   Violin
Black Bob Hudson   Piano
Brownie McGhee   Guitar
Charlie Burse   Vocals
Buddy Christian   Banjo
Duke Ellington   Piano
Pops Foster   Bass
Dessa Foster   Vocals
Darnell Howard   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Mike Jackson   Piano
Jack Kelly   Guitar,Vocals
James Kelly   Mandolin
Walter Roland   Piano
Dan Sane   Guitar
Sonny Terry   Harmonica
Clarence Williams   Piano
Fred Williams   Drums
Hobson "Hop" Johnson   Guitar
Thomas Morris   Cornet
Henry Owens   Vocals
Bob Hudson   Piano
Reverend J.M. Gates   Track Performer
Joe Dalton   Guitar
D.M. Higgs   Jug
William Langford   Vocals
Willie Bee   Guitar
Alfred Bell   Trumpet
Mary Mack   Vocals
Arlandus Wilson   Vocals
Willis Johnson   Vocals
Tom Morris   Cornet
Tom Carrol   Bass
Billy Mack   Vocals

Technical Credits

Blind Willie McTell   Composer
Burton Cummings   Composer
John Newton   Composer

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