Various Artists - Those Dirty Blues Volume 5
The fifth and final installment of the Those Dirty Blues series contains 25 more classic Dirty Blues recordings in a digitally remastered state. Featuring such famed performers as Bessie Smith, Blind Boy Fuller, The Harlem Hamfats, Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band, Blind Willie McTell, Bo Carter, Lil Johnson, and many other legends, this compilation is sure to be greatly enjoyed by any fan of Pre-War Jazz or Blues.
- Get 'Em From The Peanut Man (Hot Nuts) (Lil Johnson) (3:07)
Vocals - Lil Johnson, Piano & Whistling - Black Bob, Bass - Unknown. Recorded In Chicago March 4, 1936.
- Harlem Gin Blues (Sammy Price & His Texas Blusicians) (3:01)
Vocals - Ruby Smith, Trumpet - Emmett Berry, Trombone - Ray Hogan, Clarinet/Alto Sax - Fess Williams, Alto Sax - Don Stovall, Piano - Sam Price, Bass - Billy Taylor, Drums - J.C. Heard. Recorded In New York December 10, 1941.
- I Got Mine (Frank Stokes) (3:02)
Guitar & Vocals - Frank Stokes. Recorded In Memphis, Tennessee August 27, 1928.
- You've Got To Give Me Some (Bessie Smith) (2:48)
Vocals - Bessie Smith, Piano - Clarence Williams, Guitar - Eddie Lang. Recorded In New York May 8, 1929.
- I'm Hard To Satisfy (Alberta Hunter) (2:45)
Vocals - Alberta Hunter, Other Musicians Unknown. Recorded In New York Circa January 16, 1926.
- Let's Get Drunk And Truck (The Harlem Hamfats) (2:58)
Guitar/Mandolin & Possibly Vocals - Charlie McCoy, Trumpet - Herb Morand, Clarinet - Odell Rand, Piano - Horace Malcolm, Guitar - Joe McCoy, Bass - Harrison or John Lindsay, Drums - Fred Flynn or Pearlis Williams. Recorded In Chicago August 14, 1936.
- Sweet Honey Hole (Blind Boy Fuller) (2:49)
Guitar & Vocals - Blind Boy Fuller, Washboard - Oh Red (Bull City Red). Recorded In New York February 9, 1937.
- The Dirty Dozen No. 1 (Speckled Red) (3:19)
Piano & Vocals - Speckled Red. Recorded At The Peabody Hotel In Memphis, Tennessee September 22, 1929.
- Red Hot Mama Papa's Going To Cool You Off (Barbecue Bob) (3:01)
Guitar & Vocals - Barbecue Bob (AKA Robert Hicks). Recorded In Atlanta, Georgia April 17, 1929.
- Let Your Linen Hang Low (Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats) (3:08)
Guitar & Vocals - Joe McCoy (This Track Is Frequently Credited As Charlie McCoy, But It Sounds Like Joe McCoy), Trumpet - Herb Morand, Clarinet - Odell Rand, Piano - Horace Malcolm, Guitar/Mandolin - Charlie McCoy, Bass - Ransom Knowling or John Lindsay, Drums - Fred Flynn. Recorded In New York October 5, 1937.
- All Around Man (Bo Carter) (3:01)
Guitar & Vocals - Bo Carter. Recorded In New Orleans February 20, 1936.
- Doodle Hole Blues (Laughing Charley Lincoln) (3:26)
Guitar & Vocals - Charley Lincoln (AKA Charley Hicks). Recorded In Atlanta, Georgia April 18, 1930.
- Snatch It And Grab It (Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins) (3:09)
Guitar & Vocals - Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins, Speech - Unknown. Recorded In Richmond, Indiana June 14, 1929.
- It's Tight Like That (Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band Featuring Frankie ) (2:46)
Vocals - Frankie "Half Pint" Jaxon, Piano - Georgia Tom Dorsey, Guitar - Tampa Red & Martell Pettiford, Kazoo & Washboard - Herman Brown, Jazzhorn & Jug - Carl Reid. Recorded In Chicago November 9, 1928.
- Love Makin' Mama (Take 1) (Blind Willie McTell) (2:57)
Guitar & Vocals - Blind Willie McTell, Guitar - Curley Weaver. Recorded In New York September 19, 1933.
- Sheik Of Desplaines Street (Papa Charlie Jackson) (2:41)
Banjo & Vocals - Papa Charlie Jackson. Recorded In Chicago Circa July 1927.
- Low Down Blues (Whistlers's Jug Band) (3:04)
Guitar & Vocals - Whistler (AKA Buford Threlkeld), Violin - Jess Ferguson, Banjo - Willie Black, Jug - Rudolph Thompson. Recorded In St. Louis, Missouri April 29, 1927.
- She's A Fool Gal (Ed Bell) (3:09)
Guitar & Vocals - Ed Bell. Recorded In Atlanta, Georgia December 4, 1930.
- Blue Bloomer Blues (Whistlin' Alex Moore) (3:14)
Piano & Vocals - Whistlin' Alex Moore, Guitar - Possibly Blind Norris. Recorded In Dallas, Texas December 6, 1929.
- I Let My Daddy Do That (Hattie Hart) (3:01)
Vocals - Hattie Hart, Guitar - Allen Shaw & Probably Willie Borum. Recorded In New York September 13, 1934.
- Bed Spring Blues No. 2 (Jimmie Gordon) (3:13)
Vocals - Jimmie Gordon, Piano - Possibly Dot Rice, Guitar - Possibly Scrapper Blackwell. Recorded In Chicago July 7, 1935.
- Till The Cows Come Home (Lucille Bogan) (2:56)
Vocals - Lucille Bogan, Piano - Walter Roland. Recorded In New York July 19, 1933.
- The Coldest Stuff In Town (Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs) (3:12)
Vocals - Whistlin' Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs, Piano - Probably Whistlin' Bob Howe Or Frankie Griggs. Recorded In Chicago February 28, 1935.
- Mama I Hope You're Satisfied (Whistlin' Rufus) (3:14)
Piano & Vocals - Whistlin' Rufus (AKA Rufus Bridey). Recorded In Chicago December 11, 1933.
- Cigarettes, Whiskey, & Wild Wild Women (Big Three Trio) (3:03)
Piano & Possibly Vocals - Leonard "Baby Doo" Caston, Guitar & Speech - Ollie Crawford, Bass & Speech - Willie Dixon, Drums - Hillard Brown Or Alphonse Walker. Recorded In Chicago Circa May 4, 1949.