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Better Boot That Thing - Great Women Blues Singers Of The 1920s


Release Date: 08/12/2010 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 66065  
Composer:  Alberta HunterMike JacksonMaceo PinkardW.C. Handy,   ... 
Performer:  Mike JacksonAlberta HunterFats WallerK. D. Johnson,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Track Listing
1. I'll Forgive You 'Cause I Love You, But the Wrongs You've Done I Can't Forget
2. I'm Gonna Lose Myself Way Down in Louisville
3. My Old Daddy's Got a Brand New Way to Love
4. Sugar - Fats Waller
5. Beale Street Blues
6. Fort Worth and Denver Blues
7. Penitentiary
8. Better Boot That Thing
9. Bogey Man Blues
10. Whistling Woman Blues
11. Blood Hound Blues
12. Dirty Tee Bee Blues
13. Moaning the Blues
14. Telephoning the Blues
15. Showered With Blues
16. Wrong Doin' Daddy
17. Elm Street Blues
18. When You Lose Your Daddy
19. Mr. Forty Nine Blues
20. Good-Bye Rider Read more />
Recorded from 1927 to 1930. Includes liner notes by Billy Altman.

Digitally remastered by Jay Newland (June 1992, BMG Studios, New York City).
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Works on This Recording

1.
I'll Forgive You 'Cause I Love You, but the Wrongs You've Done I Can't Forget by Alberta Hunter
Performer:  Mike Jackson (Piano), Alberta Hunter (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/26/1927 
2.
I'm Gonna Lose Myself Way Down in Louisville by Alberta Hunter
Performer:  Mike Jackson (Piano), Alberta Hunter (Voice)
Date of Recording: 02/26/1927 
3.
My Daddy's Got a Brand New Way to Love by Mike Jackson
Performer:  Mike Jackson (Piano), Alberta Hunter (Voice)
Date of Recording: 02/26/1927 
4.
Sugar by Maceo Pinkard
Performer:  Fats Waller (Organ), Alberta Hunter (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1927 
5.
Beale Street Blues by W.C. Handy
Performer:  Fats Waller (Organ), Alberta Hunter (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1927 
6.
Fort Worth and Denver Blues by Bessie Tucker
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Bessie Tucker (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/29/1928 
7.
Penitentiary by Bessie Tucker
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Bessie Tucker (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/29/1928 
8.
Better Boot That Thing by Bessie Tucker
Performer:  Jesse Thomas (Guitar), Bessie Tucker (Voice), K. D. Johnson (Piano)
Date of Recording: 08/10/1929 
9.
Bogey Man Blues by Bessie Tucker
Performer:  Jesse Thomas (Guitar), Bessie Tucker (Voice), K. D. Johnson (Piano)
Date of Recording: 10/17/1929 
10.
Whistling Woman Blues by Bessie Tucker
Performer:  Jesse Thomas (Guitar), Bessie Tucker (Voice), K. D. Johnson (Piano)
Date of Recording: 10/21/1929 
11.
Blood Hound Blues by Victoria Spivey
Performer:  Teddy Hill (Tenor Saxophone), Henry "Red" Allen (Trumpet), Victoria Spivey (Voice),
Lewis Russell (Piano), Charlie Holmes (Soprano Saxophone), J. C. Higginbotham (Trombone),
G. Foster (Double Bass), W. K. Johnson (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 10/01/1929 
12.
Dirty Tee Bee Blues by Victoria Spivey
Performer:  J. C. Higginbotham (Trombone), Charlie Holmes (Soprano Saxophone), Lewis Russell (Piano),
Victoria Spivey (Voice), Henry "Red" Allen (Trumpet), Teddy Hill (Tenor Saxophone),
G. Foster (Double Bass), W. K. Johnson (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 10/01/1929 
13.
Moaning the Blues by Victoria Spivey
Performer:  Teddy Hill (Tenor Saxophone), Henry "Red" Allen (Trumpet), Victoria Spivey (Voice),
Lewis Russell (Piano), Charlie Holmes (Soprano Saxophone), J. C. Higginbotham (Trombone),
W. K. Johnson (Guitar), G. Foster (Double Bass)
Date of Recording: 10/01/1929 
14.
Telephoning the Blues by Victoria Spivey
Performer:  Henry "Red" Allen (Trumpet), Victoria Spivey (Voice), Lewis Russell (Piano),
Charlie Holmes (Soprano Saxophone), J. C. Higginbotham (Trombone), W. K. Johnson (Guitar),
G. Foster (Double Bass), Teddy Hill (Tenor Saxophone)
Date of Recording: 10/01/1929 
15.
Showered with Blues by Victoria Spivey
Performer:  W. K. Johnson (Guitar), Victoria Spivey (Voice), Lewis Russell (Piano)
Date of Recording: 02/03/1930 
16.
Wrong Doin' Baby by Ida May Mack
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Ida May Mack (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/29/1928 
17.
Elm Street Blues by Ida May Mack
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Ida May Mack (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/29/1928 
18.
When You Lose Your Daddy by Ida May Mack
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Ida May Mack (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/30/1928 
19.
Mr. Forty Nine Blues by Ida May Mack
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Ida May Mack (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/30/1928 
20.
Good-bye Rider by Ida May Mack
Performer:  K. D. Johnson (Piano), Ida May Mack (Voice)
Date of Recording: 08/30/1928 

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