Carolina Blues NYC 1944 - Guitar Slim & Jelly Belly
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  1. Ups and Downs Blues
  2. Crooked Wife Blues
  3. Snowing and Raining Blues
  4. No More Hard Times
  5. She's Evil and Mean
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  1. Ups and Downs Blues
  2. Crooked Wife Blues
  3. Snowing and Raining Blues
  4. No More Hard Times
  5. She's Evil and Mean
  6. Mike and Jerry
  7. Don't Leave Me All by Myself
  8. South Carolina Blues
  9. Crying Won't Make Me Stay
  10. Big Trouble Blues
  11. Humming Bird Blues
  12. Right and Wrong Woman
  13. Southern Whistle Blues
  14. Jail Buddy Blues
  15. Mean Girl Blues
  16. Travelin' Boy's Blues
  17. Railroad Blues
  18. Yellow and Brown Woman
  19. Bad Acting Woman
  20. Christmas Time Blues
  21. Cooking Big Woman
  22. You're My Honey
  23. Early Morning Blues
  24. Isabel
  25. Hard Luck Blues
  26. Unhappy Home Blues
  27. Working Man Blues
  28. Why Oh Why
  29. Betty and Dupree
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Here Alex "Guitar Slim" Seward and Louis Hayes ("Fat Boy" or "Jelly Belly") are captured in New York City. This traveling pair also recorded as the Backporch Boys, Blues King and The Bluesboys bringing rural, east coast Blues in the tradition of Blind Boy Fuller, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee to their nostalgic constituents displaced to the big Northern cities during and after World War II. Louis and Alex trade back and forth in conversational exchanges leading before a song containing verse exchanges. Both play guitar, ...

Carolina Blues NYC 1944 1997, Arhoolie

UPC: 096297046029

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