"Vaudeville Blues: 103 glorious
tracks compiled by Max Haymes that examine the connections and
influences that existed between vaudeville blues and the country blues
legends of the 1920s and 1930s. However far the connections are proven,
this features the amazing country blues music of Charley Patton, Blind
Willie McTell, Robert Wilkins, Sleepy John Estes, Willie Brown, Barbecue
Bob, Texas Alexander, Memphis Jug Band, Sam Collins and more alongside
lesser-known (to these ears anyway) but fabulous sides by Margaret
Carter, Margaret Johnson, Edna Hicks, Mary Stafford, Ida May Mack, Essie
Whitman, Virginia Liston and plenty more known and obscure artists.
Rapidly becoming one of my favourite JSP sets, and Iíve only had it a
- Tony Chilcott, Red Lick Records
This is the full essay (click on the links below) published in short form as
the liner notes for "Vaudeville Blues"
the JSP Records 4 CD boxed set. We hope you all
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