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The Perry Bradford Story  Pioneer of the Blues (1957)  CD

The Perry Bradford Story Pioneer of the Blues (1957) CD

  • $1799


"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

This fascinating album of storytelling and music includes some of minstrel, composer, businessman, and bluesman Perry Bradfords best-known works, including "That Thing Called Love," the first song ever recorded by Mamie Smith for Okeh Records in 1920. Singer Noble Sissles interview with Bradford provides narration for this selection of songs.

Tracks
1. You Can't Keep a Good Man Down - 4:00
2. That Thing Called Love - 5:17
3. Don't Care Blues - 4:43
4. How Long Has the Train Been Gone - 3:44
5. It's Right Here For You - 4:34
6. I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle - 4:06
7. My Home Ain't Here, It's Farther Down the Road - 4:05
8. Reminiscing About Bessie Smith - 3:48
9. You Need Some Lovin' - 3:40
10. Make Me a Pallet on the Floor - 3:35
11. Daybreak Blues - 3:07


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