OTRS #26 – Robert Crumb’s Record Room Part 8 “Old Time Country Blues Music part 1”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 8
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ R. Crumb “Old Time Blues Music part 1” Fantastic Country Blues musicians and songsters of the 1920’s & 30’s. 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. Humming Blues – Joe Linthecomb “Red Onion Joe”

2. Deep Henderson – The Pebbles

3. Big Fat Mama – Charlie Spand

4. Decatur Street Drag – Guy Lumpkin and Eddie Mapp

5. Nobody Needs You When You’re Down And Out – Bobbie Leecan

6. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out – Pinetop Smith

7. Dying Rider Blues – Romeo Nelson

8. If You Haven’t Any Hay Get On Down The Road – Skip James

9. Poor Boy Long Way From Home – Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon & Blind Blake)

10. Mule, Get Up In The Alley – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

11. Oh You Son Of A Gun – Evans & McClain



Skip James circa 1960

Gus Cannon circa 1960

Bobbie Leecan on Perfect

Skip James

Our Hero!

 

Romeo Nelson

Gus Cannon playing “slide” banjo.

Gus drawn by Crumb.

 

OTRS #25 – Robert Crumb’s Record Room Part 7 “Hot Women Pt. 2”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 7
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ R. Crumb “Hot Women Pt. 2” Great Female Singers of the 1920’s & 30’s. 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 with Eden Brower.

1. Oh Ma! What A Man – Mildred Roselle (USA)

2. Cause I Feel Lowdown – Anette Hanshaw & Her Sizzling Syncoptors (USA)

3.  A Little Rosewood Casket – Lulu Jackson (USA)

4. I’m Drifting From You Blues – Edna Johnson (USA)

5. Hard Working Woman – Mississippi Matilda (USA)

6. Raggedy Riley – Rosa Lee “Moonshine Kate” Carson (USA)

7. Glory To God He’s Come Home – Jepson & Donaldson (USA)

8. In The Shadow Of The Pine – Connie Sides w/ Ernest Thompson (USA)

9. The Crawley Waltz – Cleoma Falcon (Cajun)

10. Les Medecines – Madame Bolduc (French Canadian)

11.  illegible – Aurore Beaule (French Canadian)

12. illegible – Rovina (Jewish)

13. “Conversation Between Two Friends” – A. Gulyayev & M. Podlatova w/ F. Filin – accordion (Russian)

14. illegible – Marie Loudon & Chernov Yadav’s Balika Band (Russian)

15. Je Vends De L’amour (I Sell Love) – Mademoiselle Alexianne & Vivian Colon w/ Orchestre Du Musette Alexander (French)

16.Nouveau Bonheur (You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me) – Madame Kicktie (French)

 

R. Crumb and his Starr 78 rpm record.

Annette Hanshaw

drawn by R. Crumb

Cleoma & Joseph Falcon.

Hot Woman Eden Brower.

“Conversation Between Two Friends” – A. Gulyayev & M. Podlatova

sculpture in Crumb’s record room.

Rosa Lee Carson – Moonshine Kate.

R Crumb and his 78 rpm record.

Kilroy was in Crumb’s record room.

Madame Bolduc.


OTRS #24 – Robert Crumb’s Record Room Part 6 “That’s What I Call Sweet Music Pt. 2”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 6
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ R. Crumb “That’s What I Call Sweet Music 2” Great Dance Orchestras of the 1920’s & 30’s. 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 with Eden Brower.

1. Smile When The Raindrops Fall – Lew Reynolds And His Flexo Recording Orchestra

2. What A Fool I’ve Been – Lew Reynolds And His Flexo Recording Orchestra

3. I Had To Lose You – Polly Watson Band

4. When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo – The Garden Dancing Palace Orchestra

5. St. Louis Blues – Leroy Smith And His Orchestra

6. Dixie Stomp – Dave Payton Orchestra (Fess Williams & His Joy Boys)

7. Jane – Paul Kleinke & His Orchestra


Leroy Smith

Eden Brower & R. Crumb listening to records.

Crumb’s record room.

R. Crumb’s record room.

Leroy Smith And His Orchestra

R Crumb’s record room.

Robert Crumb & his Electrobeam!

R Crumb’s record room.

Crumb’s record room.

R Crumb’s record room.

OTRS #23 – Great Old Records

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Great Old Records from John’s 78 rpm record collection.

1. Here Comes The Hot Tamale Man! – Doc Cook & His Dreamland Orchestra

2. Midnight Serenade – Spangler & Pearson

3. Todos Ellos – El Ciego Melquiades

4. Green Grass – Stovepipe Johnson

5. illegible – Miss Feroze Jan

6. Hot Coffee – Jack Glassner And His Orchestra

7. Hard-Headed Blues – Clifford Gibson

8. Playing With The Strings – Lonnie Johnson

9. Circus Day Rag – Rice/Davis/Thomas

10. Sugar Cane Rag – Plada’s Serenaders

11.Maladie D’Amour – Orch De La Boule-Blanche

12. Keep It Clean – Rufus & Ben Quillian

13. Home In The Rock – Marshall Smith

14. He’s The Best Friend I Can Find – Rev Edward & Olive Boone

15. Doodle It Back – Lovin’ Sam Theard

16. Rattler Tree’d A Possum – Reaves White County Ramblers

17. We Are Both Feeling Good Right Now – Mississippi Sheiks

John Heneghan

Bo Carter

Babe Spangler

Doc Cook And His Dreamland Orchestra

Rufus Quillan

Ben Quillan

Lovin’ Sam Theard

Tampa Red

Lonnie Johnson

Mississippi Sheiks

John Heneghan 78 rpm record collector

OTRS #22 – Roots of Cheap Suit Serenaders

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Roots of the Cheap Suit Serenaders from John’s 78 rpm record collection.

1. Alabama Jubilee (The Gang’s All Here) – Hoke Rice

2. Chasin’ Rainbows – Dallas String Band

3. I Want A Little Girl – Mckinney’s Cotton Pickers

4. She Lived Down By The Firehouse – Pie Plant Pete

5. Make My Cot Where The Cot-Cot-Cotton Grows – Red Nichols’ Stompers

6. Moana March – Kalua Players

7. Laughing Rag – Roy Smeck

8. I’m Gonna Get It – Hokum Boys

9. I Had But Fifty Cents – Jack Golding

10. Singin’ In The Bathtub – Four Hawaiian Guitars

11. Chile Blues – Rodney Rogers’ Red Peppers

12. Hapa Haole Hula Girl – Kalama’s Quartette

13. Sing Song Girl – Leroy Sheild

14. My Gal Sal – Tom Gerunovich And His Roof Garden Orchestra

15. Ready For The River – Emerson Gill & His Bamboo Garden Ocrh.

16. HanoHano Hawaii – Waikiki Stone-Wall Boys

17. Pussy – Harry Roy And His Bat Club Boys

Robert Crumb & Robert Armstrong

Robert Crumb Robert Armstrong & Allan Dodge

on the street circa 1975

Zwigoff, Dodge, Armstrong & Brozman

Crumb & Armstrong

Cheap Suit Serenaders circa 1977

Dodge, Crumb & Armstrong 2009

East River String Band w/ Meredith Axelrod, Robert Armstrong & Blind Boy Paxton SF 2010

scene from Ghost World, “Not a very good band…”

OTRS #21 – Richard Nevin’s Record Room

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Richard Nevin’s Record Room, records from his massive 78 rpm record collection.

1. No Room For A Tramp – Roy Harvey & Jess Johnston

2. Billy In The Low Ground – Lowe Stokes

3. Last Chance Blues – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

4. High Fever Blues – Bukka White

5. Sweet Sixteen – Charlie Poole

6. Flying Engine – Reaves White County Ramblers

7. Cypress Grove – Skip James

8. Mama Where You At? – Leo Soileau

9. Little Bessie –  Walter Smith And His Family

 

Richard Nevins

The Georgia Organ Grinders. Bert Layne, Lowe Stokes, unknown, Clayton McMichen and Claude Davis (left to right).

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Robert Johnson who?..

Skip James

Richard (far right) doing sound for Wade Ward, Kahle Brewer & Fields Ward Smithsonian Festival 1970.

Wade Ward, Kahle Brewer & Fields Ward (L to R) 1970.

Yazoo Collector’s Get Together NJ summer 1997
(l. to r.) back: Chris Moreton, Pat Conte, Steve Calt, Bernie Klatzko, Don Kent, Sherwin Dunner, Howard Berg; front: Richard Nevins, Russ Shor, Ken Romanowski, Rob Fleder

OTRS #20 – John Heneghan’s Record Room

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

John Heneghan’s Record Room – 78 rpm records from John’s collection.

1. Won’t You Come Over To My House – George E. Lee’s Novelty Singing Orchestra
2. Black Cat Blues – Old Pal Smoke Shop 4
3. Steampacket/ Flogging – Packie Dolan’s Melody Boys
4. Don’t Think I’m Santa Claus – Lil McClintock
5. Lindy – Proximity String Quartet
6. Na Mo Ku Eha – Hoot Gibson’s Hawaiian Foursome
7. Too Long – “Papa” Charlie McCoy
8. Alberta – Lawrence Walker
9. Zafe Co Ida – M. Stellio’s Orchestre Du Bal Antillais
10. Wouldn’t Mind Dying – Blind Mamie Forehand
11. Now Is The Needy Time – Sister Clara Hudmon ass by Deacon Leon Davis & Sisters 12. Sweetheart O’ Mine – Jelly Roll Morton
13. Hawaiian Twilight – Bennie Nawahi’s Hawaiian Guitars
14. Florestan – Medard Ferrero
15. Pat-A-Foot Blues – Hokum Boys

John’s Record Room

Charlie McCoy

Jelly Roll Morton

 

Packie Dolan

Bennie Nawahi

 

OTRS #19 – Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records Pt. 3

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Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records from Don’s 78 rpm record collection Part Three.

1. The Spasm – Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah
2. Lamp Post Blues – Buck House Buck
3. I Gotta Go Blues – Buck House Buck
4. 45 Blues – Funny Papa Smith
5. Whiskeyhead Blues – Funny Papa Smith
6. Wake, Shake Me, Don’t Let Me Sleep Too Long – Wright Brothers
7. Honey Dripping Papa – Kid Prince Moore
8. Kennedy Rag – Stripling Brothers
9. Stealin’ Blues – Cow Cow Davenport
10. New Cow Cow Blues – Cow Cow Davenport
11. Dry Gin Rag – Narmour & Smith
12. Tired As I Can Be – Lucille Bogan
13. One More Time – James “Boodle It” Wiggins

Don Kent

Don Kent

Yazoo Collector’s Get Together NJ summer 1997
(l. to r.) back: Chris Moreton, Pat Conte, Steve Calt, Bernie Klatzko, Don Kent, Sherwin Dunner, Howard Berg; front: Richard Nevins, Russ Shor, Ken Romanowski, Rob Fleder

Peetie Wheatstraw

Cow Cow Davenport

Funny Papa Smith

Stripling Brothers

OTRS #18 – Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records Pt.2

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records from Don’s 78 rpm record collection Part Two.

1. The Storm Is Passing Over – Blind Joe Taggart
2. Little Leg Woman – Big Joe Williams
3. Loping Blues – Lincoln Jackson
4. So Long, Baby, So Long – Bo Carter
5. Last Go Round – Bo Carter
6. Bamalong Blues – Andrew & Jim Baxter
7. Ain’t No Bugs On Me – Fidlin’ John Carson & Moonshine Kate
8. Broken Bed Blues – Kansas City Blues Strummers
9. Chicken You Can’t Roost Too High For Me – Uncle Tom Collins
10. Hula Shake That Thing – Kaai Serenaders
11. Oh Dem Golden Slippers – Jess Johnson & Roy Harvey
12. High Water Everywhere Part 1 – Charley Patton
13. Long Tall Disconnected Mama – Sloppy Henry
14. Got The Blues, Can’t Be Satisfied – Mississippi John Hurt

Don Kent

Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams

Don Kent

Blind Joe Taggart record ad

David Honeyboy Edwards

Son House

Great performance Don talks about of Son House and a young Buddy Guy:

 

Son House

Son House

OTRS #17 – Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records

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John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Don Kent – Early Country Blues Records from Don’s 78 rpm record collection Part One.

1. Long Ago Blues – Henry Townsend
2. If You Want Me Baby – Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah
3. Liquor Store Blues – Sleepy John Estes
4. Coffee Grinder Blues – Jaybird Coleman
5. You Can’t Get Enough Of That Stuff – Famous Hokum Boys

Don Kent

Maxwell Street Chicago

Chicken Man

Daddy Stovepipe circa 1927

Daddy Stovepipe cica 1960

Don

Robert Nighthawk on Maxwell Street

Henry Townsend circa 1960

Mr. Kent

Bob Koester at the Jazz Record Mart circa 1960.

Bob Koester at the Jazz Record Mart today.

Chicken Man on Maxwell Street

Don’s Flyin’ Crow Label

Genial Fat Boys Flyin’ Crow

Don’s Mamlish Label.

Maxwell Street circa 1930

Unknown Street Musician

Chicken Man on Maxwell Street circa 1955

Don Kent & John Heneghan