Various Artists - Those Dirty Blues Volume 2
This album contains 20 of the best Dirty Blues recordings of all time in a beautifully digitally remastered state. Featuring such renowned acts as Ethel Waters, Blind Boy Fuller, The Memphis Jug Band, Clara Smith, Lovin' Sam Theard, Lucille Bogan, and many other Blues Legends, this compilation is sure to be greatly enjoyed by any fan of the Pre-War blues genre.
- I've Got What It Takes (Margaret Webster With Clarence Williams' Washboard Band) (3:18)
Vocals - Margaret Webster, Trumpet - Charlie Gaines, Clarinet - Arville Harris, Piano - Clarence Williams, Washboard - Floyd Casey, Other Musicians Unknown. Recorded In New York October 9th 1929.
- Honey Dripper Blues (Hattie North) (3:25)
Vocals - Edith North Johnson (AKA Hattie North), Piano - Probably Roosevelt Sykes. Recorded In Richmond, Indiana September 7th 1929.
- I Want Some Of Your Pie (Blind Boy Fuller) (2:45)
Guitar & Vocals - Blind Boy Fuller, Washboard - Oh Red (Bull City Red), Harmonica - Sonny Terry. Recorded In Memphis, Tennessee July 12th 1939.
- Try And Get It (Bea Foote) (2:47)
Vocals - Bea Foote, Trumpet - Charlie Shavers, Trombone - J.C. Higginbotham, Clarinet - Buster Bailey, Piano - Sammy Price, Other Musicians Unknown. Recorded In New York September 13th 1938.
- She Done Sold It Out (The Memphis Jug Band) (2:55)
Guitar & Vocals - Will Shade, Violin - Charlie Pierce, Jug - Jab Jones, Guitar & Vocals - Charlie Burse. Recorded In Chicago November 7th 1934.
- I Can't Use That Thing (Connie McLean's Rhythm Boys) (2:56)
Clarinet & Possibly Vocals - Connie McLean, Trumpet - Chubby Wright, Piano - Ray Durant, Guitar - Ludowic Brown, Bass - Alfred Hill, Drums & Possibly Vocals - Alex Miller. Recorded In New York April 24th 1936.
- I Wonder Where My Easy Rider's Gone (Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band) (2:49)
Vocals - Frankie "Half Pint" Jaxon, Piano - Georgia Tom (AKA Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey), Guitar - Tampa Red, Bass - Bill Johnson, Washboard - Jasper Taylor. Recorded In Chicago July 9th 1929.
- The Hottest Stuff In Town (Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs) (2:51)
Vocals - Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs, Piano - Probably Whistling Bob Howe Or Frankie Griggs. Recorded In Chicago March 27th 1936.
- My Handy Man (Ethel Waters & James P. Johnson) (2:58)
Vocals - Ethel Waters, Piano - James P. Johnson. Recorded In New York August 21st 1928.
- Southern Can Mama (Blind Willie McTell) (2:58)
Guitar & Vocals - Blind Willie McTell, Guitar - Curley Weaver. Recorded In New York September 21st 1933.
- I Wonder Who's Boogiein' My Woogie Now (Oscar's Chicago Swingers Featuring Lovin' Sam Theard) (2:36)
Vocals - Lovin' Sam Theard, Piano - Possibly John Oscar, Other Musicians Unknown. Recorded In May 5th Chicago 1936
- Grinding Mill (Johnnie Temple) (2:52)
Guitar & Vocals - Johnnie Temple, Clarinet - Odell Rand, Piano - Possibly Joshua Altheimer, Other Musicians Unknown. Recorded In Chicago October 17th 1938.
- Uncle Ned, Don't Use Your Head (Lonnie Johnson) (3:11)
Guitar & Vocals - Lonnie Johnson. Recorded In New York December 3rd 1931.
- Sissy Man Blues (Connie McLean's Rhythm Boys) (2:49)
Clarinet & Possibly Vocals - Connie McLean, Trumpet - Chubby Wright, Piano - Ray Durant, Guitar - Ludowic Brown, Bass - Alfred Hill, Drums - Alex Miller. Recorded In New York April 24th 1936.
- What's That Smells Like Fish (Blind Boy Fuller) (2:46)
Guitar & Vocals - Blind Boy Fuller, Washboard - Oh Red (Bull City Red). Recorded In Columbia, South Carolina October 29th 1938.
- For Sale (Hannah Johnsons Big Jack Ass) (Clara Smith) (3:01)
Vocals - Clara Smith, Piano - Clarence Williams. Recorded In New York September 25th 1931.
- The Duck's Yas Yas Yas (James "Stump" Johnson) (3:01)
Piano & Vocals - James "Stump" Johnson. Recorded In Long Island, New York Circa December 1928.
- Six Or Seven Times (The Chocolate Dandies) (3:27)
Cornet - Rex Stewart, Trumpet - Leonard Davis, Trombone & Vocals - J.C. Higginbotham, Clarinet/Alto Sax & Vocals - Don Redman & Benny Carter, Tenor Sax - Coleman Hawkins, Piano - Fats Waller, Tuba - Cyrus St. Clair, Drums - George Stafford. Recorded In New York September 18th 1929.
- Tired As I Can Be (Lucille Bogan) (2:37)
Vocals - Lucille Bogan, Guitar - Walter Roland & Probably Bob Campbell. Recorded In New York August 1st 1934.
- I'm A Mighty Tight Woman (Sippie Wallace) (2:55)
Piano & Vocals - Sippie Wallace. Recorded In Chicago November 20th 1926.