OTRS 55 – Tribute to Don Kent, who filled our lives with music and knowledge.

John's Old Time Radio Show
Don Kent

John’s Old Time Radio Show tribute to Don Kent compiled by Don’s long time friend Pat Conte. This show was put together in memory of our friend and music historian Don Kent. It features excerpts of interviews with Don from this podcast as well as Don’s personal field recordings.

                         “For with much wisdom comes much sorrow”

                                                  Thank You Don!

Don Kent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Don on writing and “The Blues”

2. John Henry – Frank Napper

3. If I was a bluebird, Don on Lane Hardin, “Cairo” & Clifford Gibson

4. Jesus Loves/ Amazing Grace – Raymond & Belle Agnor and Granddaughter

5. Virgina ’76 – Don

6. Reno Factory – Foddrell Brothers & Lynn

7. Are You Washed In The Blood? – Raymond & Belle Agnor

8. Don on the “original stuff”

9. Telephone – Foddrell Brothers & Lynn

10. New River Train – Raymond Agnor (guitar) & Pat Conte (mandolin)

11. Highway Blues – Frank Napper

12. 1950 – Don/ Huff Brothers

13. Fox Chase – Frank Napper

14. I Will Not Be Denied – Raymond & Belle Agnor

15. Feel Like Traveling On – Raymond & Belle Agnor w/ Pat Conte (mandolin)

16. guitar playing – Don

17. Rectortown Blues – Don Kent & Pat Conte (guitars)

18. Precious Redeemer – Raymond & Belle Agnor

19. Reminisces At Lynchburg – Ed “Bear Man” Napper

 

Don (center) circa 1960 in Chicago with Max Vreede & Jake “The Snake” Schneider

 

Pat Conte

 

Don Kent & John Heneghan

Don’s label, Pat’s band

The Legendary Otis Brothers/ Louie Kromm, Pat Conte, Bob Guida

Don Kent

Don’s label, Pat’s band

Don’s Mamlish label

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’s Country Turtle Label

 

Insane 78 rpm record collectors!!!!
Pat Conte (2nd from left top row) Don Kent (3rd from right top row)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“So Long Chumps” our buddy Don Kent!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTRS 54 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 22 “EARLY MUSIC OF INDIA”

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 22
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “EARLY MUSIC OF INDIA”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection from the South of France with special guests Aline Kominsky-Crumb & Eden Brower on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Peratharikum Adiyavar – Shanmuga Vadivoo (The Late)

2. Cosmic Dance Of Shiv – Paul Zils Production

3. (white label shellac test pressing) – unknown

4. (white label shellac test pressing) – unknown theatre group

5. instrumental – Sj. Khogendra De & Nogendra De

6. instrumental – Sj. Haridas Ganguli & Sj. Anil Roy Chowduri

7. Hindustani comic song – Lucknow Zananas

8. Svara Mandala – Swami D. R. Parvatikar

9. Namo Namo Matha – The Museaus College Choir

10. (illegible) – K. L. Chakravarti & Party

11. intrumental – R. S. K. Sastrigal

Aline & Robert Crumb

 

Eden Brower & Aline Kominsky-Crumb

R. Crumb

Robert Crumb & His Record

OTRS 53 – Don Kent Part 10 “Lost Female Blues Singers”

John's Old Time Radio Show
Don Kent Pt. 10
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ former Yazoo Records Producer & Mamlish, Flying Crow and Country Fish Records Owner Don Kent. “Lost Female Blues Singers”. Special Guest Don Kent plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection featuring the top recordings of some of the greatest blues singers who ever recorded 78 records while the mildly pleasant Eden Brower adds witty commentary on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Hard Oh Lawd – Ida Cox

2. One Time Woman Blues – Ida Cox

3. How Long, How Long? – Ida Cox & Papa Charlie Jackson

4. Tree Tall Papa – Ida Cox

5. Be My Kid – Elizabeth Johnson & Her Turpentine Tree-O

6. Sobbin’ Woman Blues – Elizabeth Johnson & Her Turpentine Tree-O

7. Dead Drunk Blues – Margaret Johnson

8. Dead Drunk Blues – Lillian Miller w/ George W. Thomas & Charlie Hill

9. My Baby’s Ways – Kitty Gray And Her Wampus Cats

10. The Cockeyed World – Minnie Wallace And Her Night Hawks

11. Field Mouse Stomp – Minnie Wallace

Ida Cox


Don Kent & Eden Brower


OTRS 52 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 21 “TURKISH MUSIC”

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 21
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “TURKISH MUSIC”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his fabulous record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Indim Yarin Bahcesine – Infran Dogrusoz

2. Karsilama – Zurnaci Emin

3. Kara Dere – Oudi Hrant

4. Laz Havasi – Rizeli Sadik

5. Izmirli Santuri Recep – Udi Mustafa

6. Karsilama Oyun Havasi – unknown group

7. Veli eff. Tschifte Telli – unknown group

8. Lav Havassi – Yeghiazar Effendi

9. Youzu Delish – Louisa Hanoum

10. Missirli Cantossi – The Stamboul Quartette

11. Nehavent Sarki – Fikriye Hanim

12. Cifte Teli Keman Ile – Kemani Memduh Bey

R. Crumb & his record

Oudi Hrant

OTRS 51 – Don Kent Part 9 “Joe McCoy”

John's Old Time Radio Show
Don Kent Pt. 9
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ former Yazoo Records Producer & Mamlish, Flying Crow and Country Fish Records Owner Don Kent. “Joe McCoy”. Special Guest Don Kent plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection featuring the top recordings of one of Memphis’ great blues guitarist/singer on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. When The Levee Breaks – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

2. Something Gonna Happen To You – Joe McCoy

3. I Want It Awful Bad – Joe McCoy

4. Mr Devil Blues – Joe McCoy

5. Somebody’s Got To Help You – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

6. I’m Wild About My Stuff – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

7. Bothering That Thing – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

8. Picking The Blues – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

9. Let’s Go To Town – Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy

10. Evil Devil Woman – Joe McCoy

11. My Mary Blues – Joe McCoy

12. She Wouldn’t Give Me None – Joe McCoy

13. The World’s A Hard Place To Live In – Joe McCoy

14. You Know You Done Me Wrong – Joe McCoy

Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy

Don Kent & Eden Brower

Joe McCoy (left)/ Charlie McCoy (right)


OTRS 50 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 20 “SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRY MUSIC”"

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 20
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “SUB SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRY MUSIC”. Fantastic sub-saharan African 78 records that were influenced by Western Country and or Hawaiian music… and then some that weren’t. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his fabulous record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Amanxila – Dick Ncube with S. Ncumbe and E. Chuma

2. Fosta Kayi – Alick Nkhata and Shadrack Soko

3. Kutulo Nalotele – Alick Nkhata

4. Wena Uwanga – Pedro Matabela

5. Sengipuma Ekaya – Enock Mutawu

6. Three Times I Looked On The Window – Enoch Evans

7. Teanara Cou Kandha (Coronation Praise Song) – Enoch Evans

8. Batatazela – Josaya Hadebe

9. Awunatingana – Alexander Jafete Trio

10. Sekamayo Kufwale – Edward Jim

11. Isono Se Mali – Kanda & Co.

12. Mbalimwaphiri – Limbe Minstrels

13. Athiambo – Awando-Owit Kambanane


OTRS 49 – Don Kent Part 8 “Lucille Bogan”

John's Old Time Radio Show
Don Kent Pt. 8
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ former Yazoo Records Producer & Mamlish, Flying Crow and Country Fish Records Owner Don Kent. “Lucille Bogan”. Special Guest Don Kent plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection featuring the top recordings of one of the great and often overlooked Blues Singer on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Lonesome Daddy Blues – Lucille Bogan

2. Sweet Patunia – L. Bogan

3. Pot Hound Blues – Bogan

4. They Ain’t Waking No More – Bogan

5. I Hate That Train Called The M And O – Bogan

6. Shave ‘Em Dry (issued) – Bogan

7. Shave ‘Em Dry (unissued) – Bogan

8. Pay Roll Blues – Bogan

9. Lost Man Blues – Bogan

10. Tired As I Can Be – Bogan

Lucille Bogan

Max Vreede, Don-Kent (center) & Jake “The Snake” Schneider circa 1960

Walter Roland

Cow Cow Davenport

Sherwin Dunner & Don Kent


OTRS 48 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 19 “GOAT HERDERS”

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 19
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb & Eden Brower. “GOAT HERDERS”. Music by great singers from rural Europe & the Middle East. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his fabulous record collection while the “Gewgous” Eden Brower explains the female mind from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. illegible – from Soviet Union

2. Gajdasko Kolo – K. Sascarnski Gajdas  (Serbia)

3. Mos E Mer Rembyer (Don’t Go So Fast) – Rafail Bulgareci & Rista Pandavini

4. Eseis Paidia Vlachopoida – Vlach (semi-nomadic shepherds from Metsovo region)

5. illegible – Polyxeni & Kalliopi Litou (two sister vocalists with Halkias group)

6. Syrtos Haniotis – N. Koufianos

7. Valla Ne Trish – Z. Bylbyli Me Shok. Vlone

8. Taksim Shoyptar – Z. P. Pali

9. My Uzbekistan – Mavlyuda Agzamova

10. There’s Bashida – Tamara Khanum (Fergan folk song)

Robert Crumb and his cool records!

Eden Brower in an almost sleep like trance!

unknown Turkish herder

unknown Greek herder


OTRS 47 – Don Kent Part 7 “The Legendary Hattie Hart”

John's Old Time Radio Show
Don Kent Pt. 7
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ former Yazoo Records Producer & Mamlish, Flying Crow and Country Fish Records Owner Don Kent. “Memphis’ Greatest female singer Hattie Hart”. Special Guest Don Kent plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection featuring the top recordings of one of the greatest blues singers that ever lived on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Electrocuted Blues – Rosie Mae Moore

2. Mad Dog Blues – Rosie Mae Moore

3. Cocaine Habit – Memphis Jug Band featuring Hattie Hart

4. Papa’s Got Your Bath Water On – Memphis Jug Band featuring Hattie Hart

5. Won’t You Be Kind – Hattie Hart

6. You Wouldn’t Would You Papa – Hattie Hart

7. I’m Missing That Thing – Hattie Hart

8. I Let’s My Daddy Do That – Hattie Hart

9. Down Home Shake – Hattie Hart (Bolton)

10. Oh Ambulance Man – Memphis Jug Band featuring Hattie Hart

11. Happy Go Lucky Blues – Hattie Hart

12. Coldest Stuff In Town – Hattie Hart

13. Memphis Yo Yo – Memphis Jug Band featuring Hattie Hart

14. Aberdeen Mississippi Blues – Bukka White

15. Illinois Blues – Skip James

Don Kent

Charlie McCoy

Will Shade & unknown

Will Shade of Memphis Jug Band

Bukka White


OTRS 46 – “NO MUSIC Edition” featuring R. Crumb & Eden Brower

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb & Eden Brower – No Music Edition
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb & Eden Brower. “NO MUSIC Edition”. Special Guest Robert Crumb & Eden Brower are featured here on excerpts from various debates and discussions many of which fell to the cutting room floor once thought to never to be heard from again. A real for true podcast edition of John’s Old Time Radio Show from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. FAME (w/ Tony Baldwin)

2. HURRICANE (The Breakdown Of Civilization)

3. ATTACK OF THE DEMON TRUCK

4. GUS CANNON

5. RELATIONSHIPS

6. DECLINE OF NYC

7. THEY’RE HERE

john heneghan, eden brower & robert crumb

Anthony Baldwin

Eden Brower & Aline Kominsky Crumb