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Friday, May 9, 2008

Blue Band Update


By Bob Dorr


Pretty much just the facts, mammals...

TONIGHT! (it can't possibly be Friday already, can it?) Jackie and Tim Trpkosh's anniversary party, open to the public, free of charge, at The Dry Dock in Shueyville (suburban Cedar Rapids) 8-midnight. Bunky Marlow makes a rare road appearance with us on saxophone! If you remember The Blue Band at The Showboat or McGlinn's in Cedar Rapids in the early 80s, then you remember Bunky! (I'm not sure Bunky or I remember any details from those dates!) Tim says the best way to get there is to take I-380 to the Swisher exit (just a little south of Cedar Rapids) go east to the first stop sign, which is old Hwy 218, take a left, and the Dry Dock is on that road. BRING CAKE!...

Saturday night (5/10), The Sundown in Williamsburg, 8:30p-12:30a. The food's great, get there early, dance late. The full horn section with Heath and Al will be along for that one! I've played this place about 30 years (no snide remarks about how my career "sure has taken off"!) Children of people that were following The Little Red Rooster Band back when I first played in that place, now have children...

Next Saturday (5/17) I'm really looking forward to playing a brand new place in Waterloo-The Screaming Eagle, at Fourth and Lafayette Streets. We'll be the second band ever to play there! A state of the art sound system and smoke free atmosphere is promised. Bunky & Al will make up the full horn section that night. It should be lots of fun, in what appears to be the new, growing, entertainment district in Waterloo...

The music part of our soon to be released New Year's Eve Reunion 2007 cd is completely finished. The Wizard of Wires/Sultan of Solder/Deacon of Decibels/Knave of Knobs, audio engineer Phil Maass really has outdone himself this time, especially having a 10 piece band on the band stand and saddled with my usual tight fisted (frugal) budget. The BIG band version of some of these old tunes really sounds great. Thanks Phil! This will be a Homemade Hot Fudge release (there's that frugal budget again) We'll have 'em for sale as soon as we can come up with some kind of cover art! We're hoping to have two or three songs posted on the website by early next week and two or three different songs posted on the My Space page as well...

Speaking of frugal...the state of the small-time band business like ours is precarious at best. The summer festival season is usually the only time we can actually make a living at this. This summer's dates were booked 6-8 months ago when gas was selling for about $2.70 a gallon. Couple that with the fact that the equipment truck gets 10 MPG, the festivals are cutting back on what they can pay, and gas likely to be $4 a gallon by Memorial Day, and all of a sudden the summertime profit is sure to evaporate by the 4th of July. Thanks for your generosity at the tip jar, as always, we promise to spend that money only on gas, nothing frivolous like food or rent or clothes...

I finally got all the musty, mildew carpeting out of my basement living quarters this week, and moved my bedroom above ground (did you know that there is a bright ball of fire that burns in the eastern sky between 6-11am?) (I never knew that until this week) My house now looks like some small disaster hit it. It only adds to my recluse mystique. WHAT??...

See ya on the Blue Highway (save gas-DRIVE 55!) (uh, no, I can't drive 55) (if we could just figure out a way to power trucks with CAKE!) Keep rubbin' yer washboard/zydeco tie (there are 3 good tie rubbin' songs on that new cd) and always remember we love you, Bob Dorr & The Blue Band

BMA Winners Announced

Here are last nights winners of the BMA's straight from the Blues Foundation website. Check out their outstanding website HERE.


2008 Blues Music Award Winners Announced
The 2008 Blues Music Awards were announced in the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, May 8. The winners selected by the vote of the Blues Foundation's members are.

1. DVD - Kenny Wayne Shepherd – 10 Days Out: Blues from the Backroads

2. Traditional Blues Male Artist - Hubert Sumlin

3. Traditional Blues Female Artist - Koko Taylor

4. Acoustic Artist - Bobby Rush

5. Acoustic Album Bobby Rush - Raw

6. Pinetop Perkins Piano Player - Honey Piazza

7. Instrumentalist-Guitar - Bob Margolin

8. Soul Blues Male Artist - Bobby Rush

9. Soul Blues Female Artist - Irma Thomas

10. Soul Blues Album - The Holmes Brothers – State of Grace

11. Historical Album - Epic/Legacy – Breakin’ It UP, Breakin’ it DOWN

12. Contemporary Blues Album - Tommy Castro - Painkiller

13. Contemporary Blues Female Artist - Bettye LaVette

14. Contemporary Blues Male Artist - Tab Benoit

15. Instrumentalist-Harmonica - Kim Wilson

16. Instrumentalist-Bass - Bob Stroger

17. Instrumentalist-Drums - Sam Lay

18. Instrumentalist-Horn - Deanna Bogart

19. Instrumentalist-Pedal Steel- Robert Randolph

20. Best New Artist Debut - Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy – Cotton Field to Coffee House

21. Song - “Gonna Buy Me a Mule” – Koko Taylor

22. Traditional Blues Album - Koko Taylor – Old School

23. Album - Watermelon Slim & the Workers – The Wheel Man

24. Band - Watermelon Slim & the Workers

25. B.B. King Entertainer - Tommy Castro

KUNI Big Show Alert!! Blues Cruise With Bob Dorr

Press release from KUNI about the Blues Cruise featuring our friend Bob Dorr!


For immediate release: May 9, 2008

Contact: Scott Vezdos, 319-273-3497

Friends of KUNI present Blues Cruise with Bob Dorr & the Blue Band:

Set sail with Iowa Public Radio on Friday, June 6 on the mighty Mississippi River for the 2008 Blues Cruise. Join the Friends of KUNI and the Spirit of Dubuque for a three-hour tour with Bob Dorr & the Blue Band.

The Blue Band is celebrating their recent induction into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Led by Iowa Public Radio’s very own Bob Dorr, the Blue Band has acquired a dedicated fan base of all ages and has become one of Iowa’s most revered and requested bands.

The Spirit of Dubuque is a replica of a century-old Mississippi River steamboat with decorative smokestacks, a scalloped canopy over its open-air deck, and Victorian red and gold décor throughout the enclosed dining salon. The gangway and dining area are handicapped accessible for standard wheelchairs.

Boarding begins at 7 p.m. at the 3rd Street Ice Harbor in Dubuque. The Blues Cruise departs at 7:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m. Drinks and concessions are available and sold separately.

Attendance at the event is limited to 300 guests and tickets are available in advance for $15 per person. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.kuniradio.org or by phone at 1-800-772-2440, ext. 0. Advance tickets are also available at Bob’s Guitars in Cedar Falls and Moondog Music in Dubuque. Tickets purchased at the event are $20 per person.

Iowa Public Radio informs, enriches and engages Iowans through radio programming and other media. Iowa Public Radio includes the WOI Radio Group (Iowa State University, Ames), KUNI-KHKE (University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls), and KSUI-WSUI (University of Iowa, Iowa City).

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Scott Vezdos

Iowa Public Radio Marketing/Communications Specialist

KUNI/KHKE Public Radio

University of Northern Iowa

3rd Floor, CAC

Cedar Falls, IA 50614

p: (319) 273-3497

www.kuniradio.org

www.myspace.com/kuniradio

www.khke.org

www.iowapublicradio.org

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Murali Coryell Update


Here is an updated gig list for Murali Coryell.


"The Same Damn Thing" featuring "In the Room with Jimi" hits the
streets Thursday May 8th! The Guitar Player interview is scheduled for
the September issue and see Murali open for B.B. King in Portland, ME
as the mayor declares May 18th B.B. King day!

Thursday, May 8th, 2008
AJ's Blues Bar - http://www.ajsportsbar.com/
5316 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA
(215) 949-9570
Price: $3

Blues Thursday presented by the Bucks County Blues Society

Saturday, May 10th, 2008
Boiceville Inn - http://www.reservoirmusiccenter.moonfruit.com/#
Murali Coryell Band - 8:00pm
Route 28
Boiceville, NY 12412
(845) 657-6127
Price: $10

presented by Reservoir Music for tix call (845) 657-6127 e-mail
RMC@hvc.rr.com

Friday, May 16th, 2008
Frank Guido's Little Italy - http://www.marinersharbor.com/posts/3
Murali Coryell Band - 9:30
14 Thomas Street
Kingston, NY
845-340-1682
Price: TBA

Sunday, May 18th, 2008
Merrill Auditorium - http://www.portlandevents.com/Merrill.htm
7:00pm
20 Myrtle ST.
Portland, ME 04104
207-874-8200

opening for B.B. King

Friday, May 30th, 2008
The Gilded Otter - http://www.gildedotter.com/home.htm
solo acoustic - 8:00pm
3 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-1700

Friday, June 20th, 2008
The Gilded Otter - http://www.gildedotter.com/home.htm
solo acoustic - 8:00pm
3 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-1700

Saturday, June 21st, 2008
Owego Blues Festival
TBA
Owego, NY

Monday, June 23rd, 2008
Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar -
http://www.bourbonstreetblues.com/
8:00pm
220 Printers Alley
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 242-5837
Price: TBA

Nashville's best live blues room!

Saturday, June 28th, 2008
Chan's Eggroll and Jazz -
http://www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com/index.php?a=home
8:00pm
267 Main St.
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 765-1900
Price: $20

A night of Chicago Blues with Murali Coryell & Magic Dick!

Saturday, July 5th, 2008
The Gilded Otter - http://www.gildedotter.com/home.htm
solo acoustic - 8:00pm
3 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-1700

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups -
http://www.bbsjazzbluessoups.com/index.htm
9:00pm
700 South Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 436-5222
Price: TBA

St. Louis best live blues room!

Thursday, July 10th, 2008
Slippery Noodle Inn - http://www.slipperynoodle.com/index2.cfm
National Blues Night @ The Noodle! - 9:00pm
372 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 631-6974
Price: TBA

Saturday, July 12th, 2008
National Guitar Workshop - http://www.guitarworkshop.com/sessions/
Full Frontal Blues
Chicago, IL
800-234-6479


Saturday, July 19th, 2008
National Guitar Workshop - http://www.guitarworkshop.com/sessions/
Austin, TX

Friday, July 25th, 2008
South by South 1st
Austin, TX

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008
National Guitar Workshop - http://www.guitarworkshop.com/sessions/
Full Frontal Blues
New Milford, CT
1-800 234-6479

Stax Museum: Big Show Alert!!!!

Just got this great notice about the Reddings. They are putting on a show in Memphis at the Stax Museum. Here is the press release.


STAX MUSEUM & STAX MUSIC ACADEMY PRESENT:

"A WEEKEND WITH THE REDDINGS!"

On Saturday and Sunday, May 17 & 18, 2008 the Soulsville Foundation will once again make history when Otis Redding's family will be our special guests and events participants on two very exciting evenings. The family includes Otis Redding's widow, Mrs. Zelma Redding, along with his three children, Otis III and Dexter Redding and Karla Redding-Andrews.

All will be special guests on Saturday, May 17th at the Stax Music Academy SNAP! After School Spring Concert at the University of Memphis' Michael D. Rose Theater. Otis III and Dexter will perform with the students. All ensembles will be featured during the concert - Stax Music Academy Rhythm Section, StreetCorner Harmonies, Premier Percussionists, and the Soulsville Swing Band, as well as The Soulsville Charter School's Soulsville Symphony Orchestra. Also starring as a speical guest is the academy's Artist in Residence, internationally acclaimed saxophonist Kirk Whalum.

The concert is at 7 p.m. and admission is just $5!

On Sunday, May 18th, the entire Redding family will be our guests for our "Conversations With The Reddings" panel discussion/Q&A, along with others who knew Otis Redding well. This event will take place in the Stax Museum's intimate Studio A.

"Conversations With the Reddings" will take place from 5 - 7 p.m. Admission is $10 general admission and free to Stax Museum members.

This will be Zelma Redding's and Karla Redding-Andrews' first visit to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

THE STAX MUSEUM'S SPECIAL EXHIBIT IN STUDIO A, "OTIS REDDING: FROM MACON TO MEMPHIS - AN EXHIBIT FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ZELMA REDDING," HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 31ST.

Tim Sampson

Director of Communications

Stax Music Academy

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

The Soulsville Charter School

926 E. McLemore Avenue

Memphis, TN 38106

901-261-6324

www.staxmuseum.com

www.staxmusicacademy.org

www.thesoulsvillecharterschool.org

www.soulsvillefoundation.org

Please note new email address: tim.sampson@soulsvillefoundation.org

Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Fest

Cool Show Alert!!!!!!!!!!


Back to the streets again! The 8th Almost Annual Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival is on for June 27-28, 2008, at its new location: 13th and State Avenue. Festival dates and times are: Friday, June 27th 6-10 p.m.and Saturday, June 28th 12:30-10 p.m. Website www.kckstreetbluesfest.com
We are back - hell or high water! It won't be easy scraping together enough money to pay for this year's festival. But rest assure, we will have the 8th Almost Annual festival. Donations, sponsorships ... are all welcome and can be mailed to 7701 Armstrong Ave. #302, Kansas City, KS 66112 or call me at 913-268-3105 for further information. We have absolutely no monies for advertising, so word of mouth is ever so important. We appreciate very much you passing along this e-mail to all of your music-loving friends!
Enough cannot be said to express the spirit of the artists, fans and staff for why the festival is returning. A special inspiration comes from Linda Shell and KC Kelsey Hill. Without their devotion, the festival would not have a purpose.
We chose Myra Taylor for the "Living Heritage Tribute Show" for the 2007 festival, which we were forced to cancel due to lack of funding. Bless her heart, at 91 years young, Myra Taylor will be the Queen of the 2008 festival!
The following fundraisers are scheduled, with all proceeds going to the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival (a BIG thank you to all club owners and musicians!):

Marty’s Blues Café

Thursday, May 15, 7 – Midnight

Washboard Jo

Blue River Ordonnance

Doghouse Daddies

Koolaide

Millage Gilbert

B.B.’s Lawnside Bar B.Q.

Saturday, May 31, 1 – 6 P.M.

Levee Town

Blue 88 w/Special Guest Shannon Basham

John Paul Drum, Shinetop Jr, Dan Bliss, & Myra Taylor

Eugene Smiley

Linda Shell’s Blues Thang

Knuckleheads Saloon

Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7

Sean Carney/Elizabeth Cook Delta Moon

Blayney’s

Saturday, June 14, 2 – 8 P.M.

Penelope and the Unuzual Suspects - host band

Bluez57

Adam Wyatt

Scottyboy Daniel Blues Band

2008 KCK Street Blues Festival Lineup
Once again, we are very honored to present this wonderful list of artists -- all of our performers are headliners. Our festival consistently showcases a terrific homegrown stellar Kansas City lineup.
To kick off Saturday's activities at 12:30, a panel discussion on "Kansas City Blues - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" will feature Jim O'Neal, Lindsay Shannon, Chuck Haddix, Groovy Grant and White Hat Mike Ross.
Special thanks to Frank and Mary Hicks of Knuckleheads Saloon. Because of their cooperation, we will be afforded the opportunity to present Lazy Lester and Marquise Knox.
Friday, June 27 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, June 28 12:30-10 p.m.
Cadillac Flambe’
Trampled Under Foot
Dan Bliss
Lonesome Hank & the Heartaches
Blue River Ordonnance
Lazy Lester
Phil Sanders and Ernie Johnson
Myra Taylor
Tommy Soul
Blue 88
Millage Gilbert
Shannon Basham, Turkey Bone, and Stix
Marquise Knox
Shinetop Jr
Linda Shell’s Blues Thang
And more special attractions/guest artists to be announced.
This is a FREE two-day outdoor music festival. Bring your lawn chairs and coolers. Concessions will be available.
Bring your yellow ribbons ‘cause the Street Festival is coming back home to KCK!
www.kckstreetbluesfest.com

Always Celebrating Kansas City’s Blues Heritage”

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Otis Redding: Try A Little Tenderness

An interesting video of Otis Redding with Booker T and the MGs. The song starts out a little ragged, but of course once they get going it gets really good:-)


Bobby Darin: Beyond The Sea

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I found the ultra cool, hilarious not safe for tv in 1973 video of Bobby Darin singing Beyond The Sea! I have been looking for this since, well you know what happened. If you missed this clip before it was deleted. Then check it out now! This is the last episode of Bobby Darin's TV show. So he put on a heck of show, typical Bobby Darin to give it all even when he was dying. Darin was a tough guy no doubt about it!

Otis Redding, Eric Burdon And Chris Farlow: Shake

Cool video of Otis Redding in England with a couple british blues singers. Eric Burdon who was the singer for the Animals, and Chris Farlow who had a huge hit in Britain with T-Bone Walker's Stormy Monday. Of course Otis steals the show:-)

Andy Coats Update


From our good friend Andy Coats in North Carolina

Time for our monthly show at our favorite place ….

Stop on by for great martinis, and some killer RR&B -- 'Roots, Rock, and Blues'.

Andy Coats & the Bank Walkers
Thurs., May 8, 8 pm - mid
The Blue Martini
No Cover Charge
116 N West St # 100
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 899-6464
http://www.bluemartiniraleigh.com

Andy
www.andycoats.com
www.myspace.com/andycoats
http://www.myspace.com/andycoatsandthebankwalkers

Monday, May 5, 2008

Beatles: Sgt Pepper

Last year I posted this video in tribute to the 40th anniversary of Sgt Pepper. Unfortunately the video disappeared, but I found it again:-) I love the idea that music can cure the ills of the world. In this video from the movie Yellow Submarine the Beatles take on the blue meanies! Pretty cool and psychedelic!!!

Platters: Only You

The Platters huge hit in the 50s, which is one of the classic recordings of the Rock and Roll era.

Sonny Terry And Browine McGhee: Burnt Child

Classic Sonny Terry and Browine McGhee.

Upcoming Reviews And I AM NOT SPAM!!!!

Just received in the good old fashioned snail mail a couple of cool items to review. First from Delmark records is a DVD Dave Specter Live In Chicago. The DVD also features Jimmy Johnson, Tad Robinson, and Sharon Lewis. I also received a CD from Miles High Productions of Mike Zito's new disc Today. Both discs look pretty cool so hopefully I can get to them this weekend and have a review for you by next week.

Finally, for some reason the bots that patrol blogger think that my blog is a spam blog. I have no clue why these clueless programs have picked on me, but it makes posting a real pain in the neck. They have these series of letters that many of you have no doubt run across, that you need to type in to post your post, but these are hard to read. It usually takes me three attempts before I can finally post. It is very frustrating. So I am a bit angry at the whole process and hopefully blogger will get a real person to look at my blog and lift the lock. AAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

Honeydripper Review, And The Problems Of Distribution Of Indie Films


John Sayles cool movie, Honeydripper, about the blues and early rock and roll is featured in a nice article in Best Of New Orleans website (click here to read) What makes this a cool story is that the article tells the tale of Guitar Slim, and how he fits into the the movie. The article also covers how hard it is for an indie film to get into theaters. To see the movie in the few places still showing it Click HERE. It looks like I will have to wait until it makes it to DVD to give you a review, because the closest showing is in Kansas City. However, if you are interested and have a school group, or a blues society and would like to show the film go to the Honeydripper website and contact the good people there, because they will show the film for your group.

Billy Jones In Blues Review


Billy Jones who is one of the best underated bluesmen around is featured in Blues Review! To get a copy of this great blues magazine Click HERE. To check out Billy's myspace page and hear some of his great music click HERE.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Artist Of The Week: Stevie Wonder

This weeks artist is Stevie Wonder. Stevie was the great soul singer from the 60s and 70s, and still today can wow an audience. Plus every great blues band today has at one time or anther covered Stevie's monster hit Superstition. Stevie is currently campaigning for Senator Obama, and apparently took a fall the other day. Apparently he is alright, but it must have been pretty scary to see. To watch him in action check out the videos powered by Youtube on the left side of the blog.

Photo Of The Week

The Photo of the week is one of our many lighthouses located in Storm Lake. This one is on the camp grounds of the Boy Scouts. It is just west of our campus. Since summer vacation is coming on quick for me. (another two and a half weeks!) Then I will be done until August! My plan this summer was to travel and check out some of the great blues fests around the area, but thanks to George Bush's wonderful economic plans I am stuck here. 4 Dollar gas, is way to much for me to be tooling around the Midwest. I have even canceled plans to go Chicago. This sucks!!! BTW, I know that many people think that getting rid of the gas tax is going to help. Trust me on this folks, back when gas was around a dollar the tax was too high, but now federal gas tax won't make a dent in your gas bill if they take it away. So I will probably base myself in Des Moines for most of the summer. Try to pick up a few gigs, and take some classes. Maybe if a mircle happens and gas prices go down, then perhaps I could make it to Kansas City or Mississippi Valley for their blues fest. Wishful thinking I know:-)

Document Records Update

The latest from the fine folks at Document Records!


DOCUMENT RECORDS NEWSLETTER
Gramophone

www.document-records.com
May 2008


CLICK HERE FOR














Thank you for the massive response to last months newsletter.
We are also delighted to say we have a new “Search facility” on our main web-site, in which you will find a treasure trove of articles and archive material on many of the artists. Also there will be MP3 sample tracks from each new Document Records release, so that you can listen to the CD before purchase.

Please note that offers will run until Friday 30th May 2008.

There is a UK Bank Holiday on Monday 5th May, therefore post will go out on Thurday 8th May.
Please let us know if you require your purchase urgently.



Jesse & Lula with Harry Reser



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Harry Reser
Trainin' The Fingers

DOCD-1108
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The world’s undisputed Banjo genius HARRY RESER “delivers” some jaw dropping toe tappers.
Includes tracks such as Sweet Georgia Brown, Old Town Pump, The Clock And The Banjo, Trainin' The Fingers.



Harry Reser - Trainin' The Fingers

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A DOCUMENT GUIDE TO THE BANJO PLAYERS 1900 -2008
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To coincide with our Harry Reser new release, we are pleased to inform you that the booklet notes writer, Bryan Chalker, has written an article on the Banjo exclusively for Document Records.

We would
also like to take this opportunity to promote Bryans CD, Legacy - Bryan Chalker & Legacy - Traditional American Folk and Blues Ballads.

They can be purchased from Bryan via 57 Quarry Rock Gardens, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 6EG,
or
Music Maker magazine via:
tradmusic@btinternet.com

The price is £10, including P&P
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Legacy - Bryan Chalker & Legacy

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Blind Willie McTell
& Curley Weaver
The Post War Years
BDCD-6014
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All tracks on this CD have been remastered, 3 additional tracks have been added and the excellent booklet notes (by David Evans) have been extended to 6 pages.
There are also mp3 sound samples of each track for you to listen to.



Blind Wille McTell & Curley Weaver

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Cleo Brown
Complete Recorded Works
March 1935 ~ June 1935
JPCD-1532-2
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The sultry Queen of stride Piano is featured here with the finest houseband that Decca could muster including guitar genius Perry Botkin and a young Gene Krupa on drums.
Both takes of this amazing session are featured, both different and both equally full of chic swing.
Bonus Brunswick/Decca House band take with Ella Logan on vocals just for good measure.

Apologies for still not having completed the Cleo Brown article - but the piano titles are still on offer. We also have an extra 11 titles back in stock and they are on offer too!

Click here for a Cleo Brown slide show
on You Tube



Cleo Brown ~ Complete Recorded Works March 1935 ~ June 1935

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Bargins
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Document Records Discount

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Rufus Thomas
Tiger Man

DOCD-5683
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Rufus Thomas The Teenager of POP. With the help of
our collectors we present the Earliest Recordings Of
Rufus Thomas 1950 ~1957, including previously unreleased tracks.

Rufus Thomas Wiki Page



Rufus Thomas ~ Tiger Man

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Audience Participation
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To all of you who gave me such great information about Cleo Brown. I will be contacting them direct by email soon.

VAUGHN DE LEATH:
The Strange Tale of a Superstar Hidden From History I’m part way through writing a book about this astonishing lady. I am desperately seeking, Photos, Cuttings, Articles that feature or simply mention VDL. Also much appreciated would be any sheet music/label scans, and if any one can actually find a transcript or any info on the Law Suit involving Kath Smith…yes Kate Smith!

gillian@document-records.com



Vaughn De Leath
Vaughn De Leath
Kate Smith
Kate Smith


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The Edison Podcast
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Here are the latest Edison Podcasts from Larry Tedder:

Ada Jones
First Lady Of The Phonograph
Edison Podcast
Running Time 54:44
Size of file 50.1 MB

Track list and discographical details for the
Ada Jones Podcast

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Edison Advert featuring Ada Jones

Click here to view a larger copy
of the above advert

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To compliment the Edison series we have the 6 previously released podcasts compiled by Larry Tedder.

Please click here to find out what they are

If you are interested in the Edison collection and want to find out more information about it, please visit:



Mr. Thomas Alva Edison calling Document
Mr Edison calling Document

Here is what one satisfied customer had to say about the podcasts:

"Hi Folks,
When will the next Podcast be posted? I so enjoyed the first one and have listened to it so many times I feel I know it word perfect. Please continue the great work."
Regards Mike Hotz
Australia

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Document Records Top 10
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"Now then, now then, pop pickers, 'eres yer Doctastic Top Ten CDs for all the young guys and gals out there in Docky land."

A Beginners Guide to the Blues (and the Document Records Catalogue Part 1)
This is a list made primarily for the first time visitor to the Document Records back catalogue. But the old time blues head might like to take a look as well...


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Willie Egan - Come On
Willie Egan - Come On



BA Rolfe Let's Do It
BA Rolfe On Edison Records



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Contact and Ordering
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CONTACT AND ORDERING
You can order by using the product links or by telephoning sales at 01988 403200 or if you are calling from outside the U.K. 00 44 1988403200.
Orders can also be emailed to:
alex@document-records.com
sales@document-records.com
Further contact details can be found at:
www.document-records.com