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<tr><td class="windowbg2">References to artists in song titles, lyrics and callouts. Ghostrider started it, weenies added to it. Heard something we've missed? You can [http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?Itemid=114&topic=2990.0 '''post more to the original forum topic'''] and they will be added to the list. Clicking on an arrow on a column heading will sort the table, click it again to get a descending sequence.</td><tr>
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<table class="tborder" border=0 width=100% cellspacing=1 cellpadding=4><tr><td class="catbg3" width=12%><b>Type</b></td><td class=catbg3 width=15%><b>Artist</b></td><td class=catbg3 width=15%><b>Song</b></td><td class=catbg3><b>Year</b></td><td class=catbg3><b>Location</b></td><td class=catbg3><b>Label</b></td><td class=catbg3><b>Lyric</b></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill's Milk Cow No. 2</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Black Ace</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Black Ace Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Ft Worth</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bo Carter</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bo Carter Special</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bo Carter</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bo Carter's Advice</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>New Orleans</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Eli Framer</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Framer's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jab Jones</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Poor Jab Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1932</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Richmond</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Champion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jazz Gillum</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Gillum's Windy Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1938</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Aurora</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Little Hat Jones</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Little Hat Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lonnie Johnson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Mr Johnson's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1925</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>St Louis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Mr Scrapper's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Title refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Mr McTell's Got The Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Arthur Crudup</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Death Valley Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Wear your patent leather slippers, mama put on your mourning gown // You gonna follow poor Crudup down to his buryin' ground</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Barbecue Bob Hicks</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Mississippi Heavy Water Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>The whole town's a wringin', Robert Hicks is singin'...</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>When I Been Drinking</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I wants to be taken out of the bed baby, and put in a wheelchair // Roll me anywhere baby, Big Bill don't care // When I've been drinking, yeah when I've been drinking // Now and when I come home baby, please let me lay down in bed</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Black Ace</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Black Ace Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Ft Worth</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I am the Black Ace�</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Untrue Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1937</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Now the way you treat Blind Boy Fuller, g' me bunch a lies</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Worn Out Engine Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Said I stepped on your starter babe, praise God your motor turned over slow // If you ain't getting' your right sparklin' woman, praise God call on Blind Boy Fuller for more</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bo Carter</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>[song about broadcasting? Anyone?]</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Key To My Door</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Got something in my hand, you can get it if you understand // it's the key that unlocks Brownie's door"; plus a callout to himself before the 2nd break: "Play it again Brownie"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Charlie Patton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>High Water Everywhere</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>High water done rose at Sumner, drove poor Charlie down the line</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Curley Weaver</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ticket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1949</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC or Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Regal?</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>That new way of lovin', great God it must be best // 'cause these [?] women won't let Curley Weaver rest</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Dan Pickett</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Chicago Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1949</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Play it, Pickett!</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Elmore James</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Crossroad Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I believe, po' Elmo sinking down</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Frank Stokes</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bunker Hill Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>...that Papa Frank Stokes, he sure can burn it on</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Frank Stokes</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Frank Stokes Dream</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>So you hear them Frank Stokes blues every where on earth you go</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Furry Lewis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Don't You Wish Your Mama</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Don't you wish your mama had named you Furry Lewis?</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Furry Lewis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Everybody�s Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Furry Lewis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Rock Island Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I ain't go nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Joe Williams</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Highway 49 Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Melvina my sweet woman, ooh well well, she don't pay Joe Williams no mind</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Kid Cole</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sixth Street Moan</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>And I swear you gon' miss your Kid Cole, baby baby, when I'm gone</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lightnin' Hopkins</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>[too many to list]</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Little Hat Jones</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Kentucky Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>please don't let them kill Mr. Little Hat dead</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Louis Lasky</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Teasin' Brown Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>She's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Minnie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ma Rainey</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"little Minnie . ."</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Peetie Wheatstraw</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>C And A Train Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1931</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Lord when you haven't seen your girl in a long time, treat you like Peetie Wheatstraw...</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Pegleg Howell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Papa Stobb Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Anybody ask you who composed this song, tell 'em Pegleg Howell, I've been here and gone</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Robert (Tim) Wilkins</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>I Do Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>...tell poor Timmy what you please</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Robert Johnson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Cross Roads Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>save poor Bob if you please</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Robert Johnson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Kindhearted Woman Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC/Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>�make Mr. Johnson drink</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sam McGee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Franklin Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1926</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Hello folks, this is Sam McGee from Tennessee, just 'a gettin' right(?). Let's go Sam</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Smokey Harrison</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Iggly Oggly Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Sweet Papa Smoky, with all the right [sounds here] [ends song with:] Ta ta, Smokey's gone</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Smokey Harrison</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>St. Peter's Blues - Part 1</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>This's old Sweet Papa Smoky once more [ends with:] Sweet Papa Smokey's gone</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Smokey Harrison</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>St. Peter's Blues - Part 2</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>This's old Sweet Papa Smoky on this record.  Thank you for [thinkin' o' me]</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Tommy Johnson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lonesome Home Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I been good at you mama sure Lord killing Tommy</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Tommy McClennan</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>New Highway No. 51</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Come to little Tommy's cabin, it's down on Highway 51</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Troy Ferguson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>College Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>This here's Troy, Cap'n, Troy Ferguson</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Broke Down Engine</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1933</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Feel like a broke down engine mama, ain't got no drivin' wheel // If you've been down and lonesome you know, just how Willie Mac-Tell feels</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lord Send Me An Angel #1</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1933</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>That way new of lovin', swear to God it must be best // Oh these Georgia womens won't let Mr Mac-Tell rest. And: So bye bye mama I'll see you some sweet day // you'll be awful sorry you done Mr Mac thisaway</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Mr McTell's Got the Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Scarey Day Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1931</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>My baby got a mojo, she try to keep it hid // But Georgia Bill got somethin' to find that mojo with</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs self</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ticket Agent Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bukkha White</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Single Man Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1963</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Berkeley</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Arhoolie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I went to the employ'  early this morning, find out . . they said "Yes Bukkha, there're two or three here you oughta see"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Curley Weaver</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ticket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1949</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC or Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Regal?</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I went down to the station, with my guitar in my hand // crowd of women run to me, said "Mr Weaver won't you be my man"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>John Estes</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lawyer Clark Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>He said "If I just stay out the grave, oh John I'll see you don't go to the pen"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Teddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" Darby</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Heart Trouble</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1937</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>And they says, "Darby, we'll carry you to hospital #2"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Teddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" Darby</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>The Girl I left Behind</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1937</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I heard Roosevelt Sykes say, "Darby, you are Chicago bound"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Atlanta Strut</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Atlanta</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I was goin' down Marrital(?) Avenue the other night, met up with a gang of stags. "Samuel, come on go with me down to the Atlanta Strut tonight. " Well, I don't care to go.</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Reported speech</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1933</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I went down to the shed, with my suitcase in my hand // crowd of women run cryin', "Mr Mac won't you be my man"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jivin' Mr. Fuller's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I'm going to Durham, North Carolina, Mr Fuller's the man I want to see</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bill Gaither</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Life of Leroy Carr</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jivin' Big Bill Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1939</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Said I went down in that ol' town, that you call Tennessee, Big Bill's women went crazy over me // I said, Lord have mercy, Big Bill what you goin' to do? // Says I love my baby, that make you so worried and blue</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Booker T. Washington</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Death of Bessie Smith</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1939</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>A Letter To lightnin' Hopkins</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1951</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Jax</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I'm Goin' to Houston, Texas, Lightnin' Hopkins's the man I want to see</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Best Of Friends</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1957</td><td class=windowbg valign=top> </td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Verve/Folkways</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[about Lead Belly]</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Gone But Not Forgotten</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1958</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Folkways</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[about Big Bill Broonzy]</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>The Death of Blind Boy Fuller #1 & #2</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bumble Bee Slim</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Death of Leroy Carr</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Bumble Bee Slim</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Last Respects (Dedicated To The Memory of Leroy Carr)</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Champion Jack Dupree</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Death of Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1959</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>London</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Storyville</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>King Soloman Hill</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>My Buddy Blind Papa Lemon</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1932</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lead Belly</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Lemon Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Angola</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>LoC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lead Belly</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Lemon Memorial Record</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1944</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Stinson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lead Belly</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Silver City Bound</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1948</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Folkways</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[about Lemon]</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Minnie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ma Rainey</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1940</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Rev. Emmett Dickinson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Death of Blind Lemon</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>My Old Pal Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Champion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Dedicated to Leroy Carr</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Song about artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Washboard Walter:  Walter Taylor, John Byrd</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Wasn't It Sad About Lemon</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Arthur Crudup</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Just Like A Spider</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1947</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Yeah Mr Ransom, play da blues for me...</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Arthur Crudup</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lonesome World To Me</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1947</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Yeah play it Mr Ransom, play it...</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Arthur Crudup</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>My Baby Left Me</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1950</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Yeah Mr Ransom play it for me</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Arthur Crudup</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Never No More Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1951</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Yeah, play it Mr Ransom</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Beale Street Sheiks</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jazzin' the Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Frank Stokes speaks to "Sane"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Blind Blake</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Hastings Street</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Richmond</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Ah Spand, you ain't never been to Detroit in your life</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Pretty Mama Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Play it boy!" "Aw, Mister Lewis"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>The Rooster's Crowing Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Sing it Mr Woods, sing it! - Gus urging on Hosea Woods</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Casey Bill Weldon</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Good bye Casey Bill I'll see you in another town</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Charlie Patton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Poor Me</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bertha Lee</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Daddy Stovepipe</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Greenville Strut</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1931</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Blow that jug Mississippi Sarah, do it like a dog</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Dr. Clayton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ain't Gonna Drink No More</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>194-</td><td class=windowbg valign=top> </td><td class=windowbg valign=top> </td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Come here Mister Lacey. Yeah, let that E string sing a while! Hold it. That's what I'm talkin' about! Listen at ya. Yes, yes, yes! Well that was ALL right - exhorting Willie Lacey</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Dr. Clayton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Black Snake Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>The Dr. calls out to "John" (Blind John Davis) to take a piano solo</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Dr. Clayton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>My Own Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1942</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Toot your horn Mister Ransom", to Ransom Knowling</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ed Bell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Shouting Baby Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>QRS</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Play that thing, Mr. Clifford!  Y' know we're a long way from home--got to play it or walk back home</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Geeshie Wiley</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Pick Poor Robin Clean</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1931</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Grafton</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Paramount</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Hello there, Geeshie."  "Hello there, Slack."  "What are you doing down here?" - w/Elvie Thomas</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Hokum Boys (Broonzy, CBW)</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Keep Your Mind On It</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Hey, Casey Bill."  "Hey, Bill."  "Keep your mind on it."</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Joe Williams</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Highway 49 Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Play it a while, Sonny Boy. Play it for me.  Me and you ain't played together in a long time, boy. Play it for Melvina</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Jug Band</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>He's In The Jailhouse Now</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Son was walking down the street, a little chick he chanced to meet," Son being Son Brimmer, aka Will Shade</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Jug Band</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>He's In The Jailhouse Now</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Until he played it with Benny's wife (Benny Ramey?) // And Benny cut him in the face (I say) // Now it's a disgrace (That's all for Benny) // But now he's graveyard bound (How'd Benny do that thing?)</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Minnie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Three Times Seven Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1947</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Calls on Ernest Lawlers for a guitar break: "All right, Son Joe."  And during the break, to Ransom Knowling: "Don't try to kill me, Mr Ransom. [pause]  I'm looking at you."  Then to Blind John Davis:  "All right, John, baby.  Please don't holler so loud.  I'm sitting here.</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Minnie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>What's The Matter With The Mill</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"Hello Minnie". "Hello Kansas Joe"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ground Hog Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Yes John, you know what I mean� (to Blind John Davis)</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Shake Your Boogie</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>"All right, John" before a piano break, and "Now John, I got it this time myself" before a harp break, addressing Blind John Davis</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp. & vice versa</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Tampa Red</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>She Wants To Sell My Monkey</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1942</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Spoken: "Play it Tampa." "Yeah man." "Where'n that monkey you had up there in the cage?" "What man, my gal want to sell it. I'll tell you all about it though." Sings: "Me and my baby keep a fallin' out. But let me tell you Maceo, yes what it's all about. She want to sell my monkey"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarland</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>I Got To Go Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>As he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarland</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Lamp Post Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1934</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Decca</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>As he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Walter Davis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>If You Ever Get Lonesome</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1938</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Aurora</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Come on up here, Yank Rachell, with that guitar</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs accomp.</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Willie McTell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Let Me Play With Yo' Yo-Yo</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1933</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Curley Weaver, Weaver's girlfriend and his own wife</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Saturday Night Rub</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1930</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Banner</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[Music starts, then Frank Brasswell says:] "Hello, Bill!"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jonestown Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Memphis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Victor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Aw, play it Mr. Lewis - Hosea Woods urging on Noah Lewis</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Furry Lewis</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Everybody's Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Henry Brown</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Stomp 'Em Down To The Bricks</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Brunswick</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Wait a minute, wait a minute, Ike, get up offa that piano stool.  Let Henry Brown play, you know you can't play anything.  You won't get up, huh?  Well, wait a minute, I'll see if you can't be moved.  Come here Mr. Ramrod, come here, come here.  Can't you get Ike Rodgers up offa that piano stool?  I want Henry Brown to play Stomp It On Down To The Bricks. // Now boot that thing, Henry Brown.  That's what I mean.  Boot it now.  Ah, do it for your Papa Egg Shell now.  This is old Reverend Egg Shell himself and it really do sound good to me // Now Old Egg Shell gonna pick his guitar some</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Jazz Gillum</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Gillum's Windy Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1938</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Aurora</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Blow that thing, Gillum, blow it - Broonzy(?)</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Depression Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1932</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top> "Hello Leroy!", "Hello Scrapp!"</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Trouble Blues Part 2</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1928</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[Leroy Carr interjects during Scrapper's first instrumental break:] Say, Mr. Scrapper, that's too tight.  Why, you ought to quit it</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Accomp. refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>[too many to list]</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Dan Pickett</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Chicago Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1949</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Don't push your women on down to Memphis, Jim Jackson'll take away from you. And: Well, hello again.  say, here's old Tampa Red out here with that gold guitar.  Come on out here, boy, let me hear you play that thing some.  Yes!</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Louis Lasky</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Teasin' Brown Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1935</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Vocalion</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>She's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Louisiana Red</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Red's Dream</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1962</td><td class=windowbg valign=top></td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Roulette</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>I said, "You can run the country, I'm gon' run the Senate // I'm gonna make a few changes, put a few soul brothers in it // Ray Charles and Lightnin' Hopkins, and a guy like Jimmy Reed // Bo Diddley and Big Maybelle, all I need" // It was a dream...</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Robert Johnson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Cross Roads Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1936</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>ARC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>...my friend boy, Willie Brown</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Ground Hog Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Now I wanna hear some swingin' music, I wanna hear a Fats Waller song</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs other artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>You Can Lead Me</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1938</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Aurora</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Wanna talk to Mister Walter Davis, I want him to do me a favor // Make me 'quainted with some pretty little girl (note Davis was not on this session)</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>3rd party refs artist</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Little Hat Jones</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Corpus Blues</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1929</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>San Antonio</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Okeh</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[unknown woman:] Aw, play that thing, Little Hat, that's the talk of the town</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs 3rd party</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Barbecue Bob Hicks</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Brown-Skin Gal</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1927</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>NYC</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Columbia</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>[Lilllian Glinn:] jus' like Miss Lillian, I mean Miss Glinn you see;  she says 'A brown-skin man is just all right with me'</td></tr>
 
<tr><td class=windowbg valign=top width=12%>Artist refs 3rd party</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Memphis Slim</td><td class=windowbg valign=top width=15%>Old Taylor</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>1941</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Chicago</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Bluebird</td><td class=windowbg valign=top>Well, you see Mr. Melrose standing in the floor // He's gonna give us a little drink now just before he goes</td></tr>
 
 
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<tr align="left"><th width="10%">Type</th><th width=10%>Artist</th><th width=15%>Song</th><th width="7%" align="center">Year</th><th width="10%">Location</th><th width="10%">Label</th><th class="unsortable">Lyric</th></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td>Big Bill's Blues</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Paramount</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td>Big Bill's Milk Cow No. 2</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Black Ace</td><td>Black Ace Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>Ft Worth</td><td>ARC</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Bo Carter</td><td>Bo Carter Special</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>Bluebird</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Bo Carter</td><td>Bo Carter's Advice</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>New Orleans</td><td>Bluebird</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Eli Framer</td><td>Framer's Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Victor</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Jab Jones</td><td>Poor Jab Blues</td><td align="center">1932</td><td>Richmond</td><td>Champion</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Jazz Gillum</td><td>Gillum's Windy Blues</td><td align="center">1938</td><td>Aurora</td><td>Bluebird</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Little Hat Jones</td><td>Little Hat Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>Okeh</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Lonnie Johnson</td><td>Mr Johnson's Blues</td><td align="center">1925</td><td>St Louis</td><td>Okeh</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td>Mr Scrapper's Blues</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Title refs artist</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Mr McTell's Got The Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Victor</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Arthur Crudup</td><td>Death Valley Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Victor</td><td>Wear your patent leather slippers, mama put on your mourning gown // You gonna follow poor Crudup down to his buryin' ground</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Barbecue Bob Hicks</td><td>Mississippi Heavy Water Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>NYC</td><td>Columbia</td><td>The whole town's a wringin', Robert Hicks is singin'...</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td>When I Been Drinking</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td>I wants to be taken out of the bed baby, and put in a wheelchair // Roll me anywhere baby, Big Bill don't care // When I've been drinking, yeah when I've been drinking // Now and when I come home baby, please let me lay down in bed</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Big Joe Williams</td><td>Highway 49 Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Melvina my sweet woman, ooh well well, she don't pay Joe Williams no mind</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Big Joe Williams</td><td>Someday Baby</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Ain't but the one thing, Sonny Boy, gives Joe Williams the blues: I got on my last pair a shoes</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Black Ace</td><td>Black Ace Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>Ft Worth</td><td>ARC</td><td>I am the Black Ace?</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td>Untrue Blues</td><td align="center">1937</td><td>NYC</td><td>ARC</td><td>Now the way you treat Blind Boy Fuller, g' me bunch a lies</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td>Worn Out Engine Blues</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Said I stepped on your starter babe, praise God your motor turned over slow // If you ain't getting' your right sparklin' woman, praise God call on Blind Boy Fuller for more</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Bo Carter</td><td>[song about broadcasting? Anyone?]</td><td align="center"></td><td></td><td></td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Brownie McGhee</td><td>Key To My Door</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td>Got something in my hand, you can get it if you understand // it's the key that unlocks Brownie's door; plus a callout to himself before the 2nd break: "Play it again Brownie"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Bukka White</td><td>Army Blues</td><td align="center">1964</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Sonet</td><td>Don't you women start to fussin' and fightin' over me, 'cause Uncle sam didn't leave but one but me behind. If I don't get around to you women in the daytime, old Bukka will be 'round 'fore the sun go down</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Charlie Patton</td><td>High Water Everywhere</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td>High water done rose at Sumner, drove poor Charlie down the line</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Curley Weaver</td><td>Ticket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td align="center">1949</td><td>NYC or Atlanta</td><td>Regal?</td><td>That new way of lovin', great God it must be best // 'cause these [?] women won't let Curley Weaver rest</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Dan Pickett</td><td>Chicago Blues</td><td align="center">1949</td><td></td><td></td><td>Play it, Pickett!</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Elmore James</td><td>Crossroad Blues</td><td align="center"></td><td></td><td></td><td>I believe, po' Elmo sinking down</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Frank Stokes</td><td>Bunker Hill Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>...that Papa Frank Stokes, he sure can burn it on</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Frank Stokes</td><td>Frank Stokes Dream</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>So you hear them Frank Stokes blues every where on earth you go</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Furry Lewis</td><td>Don't You Wish Your Mama</td><td align="center">1962</td><td>Memphis</td><td>George Mitchell</td><td>Don't you wish your mama had named you Furry Lewis?</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Furry Lewis</td><td>Everybody's Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Furry Lewis</td><td>Goin' To Kansas City</td><td align="center">1961</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Prestige/Bluesville</td><td>It takes a rockin' chair to rock, rubber ball to roll, a brownskin woman to satisfy Furry's soul</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Furry Lewis</td><td>Rock Island Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Golden Gate Quartet</td><td>Everytime I Feel The Spirit</td><td align="center">1939</td><td>NYC</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>And if anybody asks you who's singin' so straight, just tell 'em it's a quartet called the Golden Gate</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Kid Cole</td><td>Sixth Street Moan</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>And I swear you gon' miss your Kid Cole, baby baby, when I'm gone</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Lightnin' Hopkins</td><td>[too many to list]</td><td align="center"></td><td></td><td></td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Little Hat Jones</td><td>Kentucky Blues</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>Okeh</td><td>please don't let them kill Mr. Little Hat dead</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Louis Lasky</td><td>Teasin' Brown Blues</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>She's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Memphis Minnie</td><td>Ma Rainey</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td>little Minnie . .</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Peetie Wheatstraw</td><td>C And A Train Blues</td><td align="center">1931</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Lord when you haven't seen your girl in a long time, treat you like Peetie Wheatstraw...</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Pegleg Howell</td><td>Papa Stobb Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Columbia</td><td>Anybody ask you who composed this song, tell 'em Pegleg Howell, I've been here and gone</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Robert (Tim) Wilkins</td><td>I Do Blues</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>...tell poor Timmy what you please</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Robert Johnson</td><td>Cross Roads Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>ARC</td><td>save poor Bob if you please</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Robert Johnson</td><td>Kindhearted Woman Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>ARC/Vocalion</td><td>?make Mr. Johnson drink</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Sam McGee</td><td>Franklin Blues</td><td align="center">1926</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Hello folks, this is Sam McGee from Tennessee, just 'a gettin' right(?). Let's go Sam</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Smokey Harrison</td><td>Iggly Oggly Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td>Sweet Papa Smoky, with all the right [sounds here] [ends song with:] Ta ta, Smokey's gone</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Smokey Harrison</td><td>St. Peter's Blues - Part 1</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td>This's old Sweet Papa Smoky once more [ends with:] Sweet Papa Smokey's gone</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Smokey Harrison</td><td>St. Peter's Blues - Part 2</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td>This's old Sweet Papa Smoky on this record. Thank you for [thinkin' o' me]</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Tommy Johnson</td><td>Lonesome Home Blues</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>I been good at you mama sure Lord killing Tommy</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Tommy McClennan</td><td>New Highway No. 51</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Come to little Tommy's cabin, it's down on Highway 51</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Troy Ferguson</td><td>College Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Columbia</td><td>This here's Troy, Cap'n, Troy Ferguson</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Broke Down Engine</td><td align="center">1933</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Feel like a broke down engine mama, ain't got no drivin' wheel // If you've been down and lonesome you know, just how Willie Mac-Tell feels</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Lord Send Me An Angel #1</td><td align="center">1933</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>That way new of lovin', swear to God it must be best // Oh these Georgia womens won't let Mr Mac-Tell rest. And: So bye bye mama I'll see you some sweet day // you'll be awful sorry you done Mr Mac thisaway</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Mr McTell's Got the Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Victor</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Scarey Day Blues</td><td align="center">1931</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Okeh</td><td>My baby got a mojo, she try to keep it hid // But Georgia Bill got somethin' to find that mojo with</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs self</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Ticket Agent Blues</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Bukka White</td><td>Single Man Blues</td><td align="center">1963</td><td>Berkeley</td><td>Arhoolie</td><td>I went to the employ' early this morning, find out . . they said "Yes Bukka, there're two or three here you oughta see"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Curley Weaver</td><td>Ticket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td align="center">1949</td><td>NYC or Atlanta</td><td>Regal?</td><td>I went down to the station, with my guitar in my hand // crowd of women run to me, said "Mr Weaver won't you be my man"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>John Estes</td><td>Lawyer Clark Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>He said "If I just stay out the grave, oh John I'll see you don't go to the pen"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Teddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" Darby</td><td>Heart Trouble</td><td align="center">1937</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td>And they says, "Darby, we'll carry you to hospital #2"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Teddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" Darby</td><td>The Girl I left Behind</td><td align="center">1937</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td>I heard Roosevelt Sykes say, "Darby, you are Chicago bound"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Atlanta Strut</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Atlanta</td><td>Columbia</td><td>I was goin' down Marrital(?) Avenue the other night, met up with a gang of stags. "Samuel, come on go with me down to the Atlanta Strut tonight. " Well, I don't care to go.</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Reported speech</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Lord Send Me An Angel</td><td align="center">1933</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>I went down to the shed, with my suitcase in my hand // crowd of women run cryin', "Mr Mac won't you be my man"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td>Jivin' Mr. Fuller's Blues</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>I'm going to Durham, North Carolina, Mr Fuller's the man I want to see</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Bill Gaither</td><td>Life of Leroy Carr</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Blind Boy Fuller</td><td>Jivin' Big Bill Blues</td><td align="center">1939</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Said I went down in that ol' town, that you call Tennessee, Big Bill's women went crazy over me // I said, Lord have mercy, Big Bill what you goin' to do? // Says I love my baby, that make you so worried and blue</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Booker T. Washington</td><td>Death of Bessie Smith</td><td align="center">1939</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Brownie McGhee</td><td>A Letter To lightnin' Hopkins</td><td align="center">1951</td><td>NYC</td><td>Jax</td><td>I'm Goin' to Houston, Texas, Lightnin' Hopkins's the man I want to see</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Brownie McGhee</td><td>Best Of Friends</td><td align="center">1957</td><td></td><td>Verve/Folkways</td><td>[about Lead Belly]</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Brownie McGhee</td><td>Gone But Not Forgotten</td><td align="center">1958</td><td></td><td>Folkways</td><td>[about Big Bill Broonzy]</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Brownie McGhee</td><td>The Death of Blind Boy Fuller #1 & #2</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Bumble Bee Slim</td><td>Death of Leroy Carr</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Bumble Bee Slim</td><td>Last Respects (Dedicated To The Memory of Leroy Carr)</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Champion Jack Dupree</td><td>Death of Big Bill Broonzy</td><td align="center">1959</td><td>London</td><td>Storyville</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>King Soloman Hill</td><td>My Buddy Blind Papa Lemon</td><td align="center">1932</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Lead Belly</td><td>Blind Lemon Blues</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>Angola</td><td>LoC</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Lead Belly</td><td>Blind Lemon Memorial Record</td><td align="center">1944</td><td>NYC</td><td>Stinson</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Lead Belly</td><td>Silver City Bound</td><td align="center">1948</td><td>NYC</td><td>Folkways</td><td>[about Lemon]</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Memphis Minnie</td><td>Ma Rainey</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Rev. Emmett Dickinson</td><td>Death of Blind Lemon</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td>My Old Pal Blues</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Champion</td><td>Dedicated to Leroy Carr</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Song about artist</td><td>Washboard Walter: Walter Taylor, John Byrd</td><td>Wasn't It Sad About Lemon</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Arthur Crudup</td><td>Just Like A Spider</td><td align="center">1947</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Victor</td><td>Yeah Mr Ransom, play da blues for me...</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Arthur Crudup</td><td>Lonesome World To Me</td><td align="center">1947</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Victor</td><td>Yeah play it Mr Ransom, play it...</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Arthur Crudup</td><td>My Baby Left Me</td><td align="center">1950</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Victor</td><td>Yeah Mr Ransom play it for me</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Arthur Crudup</td><td>Never No More Blues</td><td align="center">1951</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Victor</td><td>Yeah, play it Mr Ransom</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Beale Street Sheiks</td><td>Jazzin' the Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Paramount</td><td>Frank Stokes speaks to "Sane"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Big Joe Williams</td><td>Highway 49 Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Play it a while, Sonny Boy. Play it for me. Me and you ain't played together in a long time, boy. Play it for Melvina</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Big Joe Williams</td><td>Someday Baby</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Ain't but the one thing, Sonny Boy, gives Joe Williams the blues: I got on my last pair a shoes</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Bill Gaither</td><td>Do Like I Want To Do</td><td align="center">1938</td><td>NYC</td><td>Decca</td><td>During the first instrumental break Gaither says "That's Mr. Honey Hill on the piano"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Blind Blake</td><td>Hastings Street</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Richmond</td><td>Paramount</td><td>Ah Spand, you ain't never been to Detroit in your life</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Bumble Bee Slim</td><td>Bricks In My Pillow</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Names Myrtle Jenkins, the pianist on the recording, several times. At the start of the recording, over the piano intro:  "This is Myrtle Jenkins at the piano, goin' play these blues for me.  Play it Myrtle, 'til I sweat." And later during an instrumental break: "Play it a long time, Myrtle.  Get off my back, blues"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td>Pretty Mama Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>Play it boy! "Aw, Mister Lewis"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td>The Rooster's Crowing Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>Sing it Mr Woods, sing it! - Gus urging on Hosea Woods</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Casey Bill Weldon</td><td>Big Bill's Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Good bye Casey Bill I'll see you in another town</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Charlie Patton</td><td>Poor Me</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Bertha Lee</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Daddy Stovepipe</td><td>Greenville Strut</td><td align="center">1931</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Blow that jug Mississippi Sarah, do it like a dog</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Dr. Clayton</td><td>Ain't Gonna Drink No More</td><td align="center">194-</td><td></td><td></td><td>Come here Mister Lacey. Yeah, let that E string sing a while! Hold it. That's what I'm talkin' about! Listen at ya. Yes, yes, yes! Well that was ALL right - exhorting Willie Lacey</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Dr. Clayton</td><td>Black Snake Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td>The Dr. calls out to "John" (Blind John Davis) to take a piano solo</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Dr. Clayton</td><td>My Own Blues</td><td align="center">1942</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Toot your horn Mister Ransom, to Ransom Knowling</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Ed Bell</td><td>Shouting Baby Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>NYC</td><td>QRS</td><td>Play that thing, Mr. Clifford! Y' know we're a long way from home--got to play it or walk back home</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Geeshie Wiley</td><td>Pick Poor Robin Clean</td><td align="center">1931</td><td>Grafton</td><td>Paramount</td><td>Hello there, Geeshie. "Hello there, Slack." "What are you doing down here?" - w/Elvie Thomas</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Hokum Boys (Broonzy, CBW)</td><td>Keep Your Mind On It</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Hey, Casey Bill. "Hey, Bill." "Keep your mind on it."</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Memphis Jug Band</td><td>He's In The Jailhouse Now</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>Son was walking down the street, a little chick he chanced to meet, Son being Son Brimmer, aka Will Shade</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Memphis Jug Band</td><td>He's In The Jailhouse Now</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>Until he played it with Benny's wife (Benny Ramey?) // And Benny cut him in the face (I say) // Now it's a disgrace (That's all for Benny) // But now he's graveyard bound (How'd Benny do that thing?)</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Memphis Minnie</td><td>Three Times Seven Blues</td><td align="center">1947</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Columbia</td><td>Calls on Ernest Lawlers for a guitar break: "All right, Son Joe." And during the break, to Ransom Knowling: "Don't try to kill me, Mr Ransom. [pause] I'm looking at you." Then to Blind John Davis: "All right, John, baby. Please don't holler so loud. I'm sitting here.</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Memphis Minnie</td><td>What's The Matter With The Mill</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Hello Minnie. "Hello Kansas Joe"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td>Ground Hog Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Yes John, you know what I mean? (to Blind John Davis)</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td>Shake Your Boogie</td><td align="center"></td><td></td><td></td><td>All right, John before a piano break, and "Now John, I got it this time myself" before a harp break, addressing Blind John Davis</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp. & vice versa</td><td>Tampa Red</td><td>She Wants To Sell My Monkey</td><td align="center">1942</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Spoken: "Play it Tampa." "Yeah man." "Where'n that monkey you had up there in the cage?" "What man, my gal want to sell it. I'll tell you all about it though." Sings: "Me and my baby keep a fallin' out. But let me tell you Maceo, yes what it's all about. She want to sell my monkey"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarland</td><td>I Got To Go Blues</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td>As he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarland</td><td>Lamp Post Blues</td><td align="center">1934</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Decca</td><td>As he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Walter Davis</td><td>If You Ever Get Lonesome</td><td align="center">1938</td><td>Aurora</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Come on up here, Yank Rachell, with that guitar</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs accomp.</td><td>Willie McTell</td><td>Let Me Play With Yo' Yo-Yo</td><td align="center">1933</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Curley Weaver, Weaver's girlfriend and his own wife</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Big Bill Broonzy</td><td>Saturday Night Rub</td><td align="center">1930</td><td>NYC</td><td>Banner</td><td>[Music starts, then Frank Brasswell says:] "Hello, Bill!"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Cannon's Jug Stompers</td><td>Jonestown Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Memphis</td><td>Victor</td><td>Aw, play it Mr. Lewis - Hosea Woods urging on Noah Lewis</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Furry Lewis</td><td>Everybody's Blues</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Henry Brown</td><td>Stomp 'Em Down To The Bricks</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Brunswick</td><td>Wait a minute, wait a minute, Ike, get up offa that piano stool. Let Henry Brown play, you know you can't play anything. You won't get up, huh? Well, wait a minute, I'll see if you can't be moved. Come here Mr. Ramrod, come here, come here. Can't you get Ike Rodgers up offa that piano stool? I want Henry Brown to play Stomp It On Down To The Bricks. // Now boot that thing, Henry Brown. That's what I mean. Boot it now. Ah, do it for your Papa Egg Shell now. This is old Reverend Egg Shell himself and it really do sound good to me // Now Old Egg Shell gonna pick his guitar some</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Jazz Gillum</td><td>Gillum's Windy Blues</td><td align="center">1938</td><td>Aurora</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Blow that thing, Gillum, blow it - Broonzy(?)</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell</td><td>Depression Blues</td><td align="center">1932</td><td>NYC</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>Hello Leroy!, "Hello Scrapp!"</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Scrapper Blackwell</td><td>Trouble Blues Part 2</td><td align="center">1928</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>[Leroy Carr interjects during Scrapper's first instrumental break:] Say, Mr. Scrapper, that's too tight. Why, you ought to quit it</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Accomp. refs artist</td><td>Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee</td><td>[too many to list]</td><td align="center"></td><td></td><td></td><td></td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Bill Gaither</td><td>Life of Leroy Carr</td><td align="center">1940</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Okeh</td><td>Bumble Bee Slim has told you about the death of his closest friend // but I'm going to tell you from the beginning to the end</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Dan Pickett</td><td>Chicago Blues</td><td align="center">1949</td><td></td><td></td><td>Don't push your women on down to Memphis, Jim Jackson'll take away from you. And: Well, hello again. say, here's old Tampa Red out here with that gold guitar. Come on out here, boy, let me hear you play that thing some. Yes!</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Louis Lasky</td><td>Teasin' Brown Blues</td><td align="center">1935</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Vocalion</td><td>She's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Louisiana Red</td><td>Red's Dream</td><td align="center">1962</td><td></td><td>Roulette</td><td>I said, "You can run the country, I'm gon' run the Senate // I'm gonna make a few changes, put a few soul brothers in it // Ray Charles and Lightnin' Hopkins, and a guy like Jimmy Reed // Bo Diddley and Big Maybelle, all I need" // It was a dream...</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Robert Johnson</td><td>Cross Roads Blues</td><td align="center">1936</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>ARC</td><td>...my friend boy, Willie Brown</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td>Ground Hog Blues</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Now I wanna hear some swingin' music, I wanna hear a Fats Waller song</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs other artist</td><td>Sonny Boy Williamson</td><td>You Can Lead Me</td><td align="center">1938</td><td>Aurora</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Wanna talk to Mister Walter Davis, I want him to do me a favor // Make me 'quainted with some pretty little girl (note Davis was not on this session)</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>3rd party refs artist</td><td>Little Hat Jones</td><td>Corpus Blues</td><td align="center">1929</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>Okeh</td><td>[unknown woman:] Aw, play that thing, Little Hat, that's the talk of the town</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs 3rd party</td><td>Barbecue Bob Hicks</td><td>Brown-Skin Gal</td><td align="center">1927</td><td>NYC</td><td>Columbia</td><td>[Lilllian Glinn:] jus' like Miss Lillian, I mean Miss Glinn you see; she says 'A brown-skin man is just all right with me'</td><td></tr>
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<tr valign="top"><td>Artist refs 3rd party</td><td>Memphis Slim</td><td>Old Taylor</td><td align="center">1941</td><td>Chicago</td><td>Bluebird</td><td>Well, you see Mr. Melrose standing in the floor // He's gonna give us a little drink now just before he goes</td><td></tr>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 25 November 2011

References to artists in song titles, lyrics and callouts. Ghostrider started it, weenies added to it. Heard something we've missed? You can post more to the original forum topic and they will be added to the list. Clicking on an arrow on a column heading will sort the table, click it again to get a descending sequence.
TypeArtistSongYearLocationLabelLyric
Title refs artistBig Bill BroonzyBig Bill's Blues1928ChicagoParamount
Title refs artistBig Bill BroonzyBig Bill's Milk Cow No. 21934ChicagoBluebird
Title refs artistBlack AceBlack Ace Blues1936Ft WorthARC
Title refs artistBo CarterBo Carter Special1934San AntonioBluebird
Title refs artistBo CarterBo Carter's Advice1935New OrleansBluebird
Title refs artistEli FramerFramer's Blues1929AtlantaVictor
Title refs artistJab JonesPoor Jab Blues1932RichmondChampion
Title refs artistJazz GillumGillum's Windy Blues1938AuroraBluebird
Title refs artistLittle Hat JonesLittle Hat Blues1929San AntonioOkeh
Title refs artistLonnie JohnsonMr Johnson's Blues1925St LouisOkeh
Title refs artistScrapper BlackwellMr Scrapper's Blues1928ChicagoVocalion
Title refs artistWillie McTellMr McTell's Got The Blues1927AtlantaVictor
Artist refs selfArthur CrudupDeath Valley Blues1941ChicagoVictorWear your patent leather slippers, mama put on your mourning gown // You gonna follow poor Crudup down to his buryin' ground
Artist refs selfBarbecue Bob HicksMississippi Heavy Water Blues1927NYCColumbiaThe whole town's a wringin', Robert Hicks is singin'...
Artist refs selfBig Bill BroonzyWhen I Been Drinking1941ChicagoOkehI wants to be taken out of the bed baby, and put in a wheelchair // Roll me anywhere baby, Big Bill don't care // When I've been drinking, yeah when I've been drinking // Now and when I come home baby, please let me lay down in bed
Artist refs selfBig Joe WilliamsHighway 49 Blues1941ChicagoBluebirdMelvina my sweet woman, ooh well well, she don't pay Joe Williams no mind
Artist refs selfBig Joe WilliamsSomeday Baby1941ChicagoBluebirdAin't but the one thing, Sonny Boy, gives Joe Williams the blues: I got on my last pair a shoes
Artist refs selfBlack AceBlack Ace Blues1936Ft WorthARCI am the Black Ace?
Artist refs selfBlind Boy FullerUntrue Blues1937NYCARCNow the way you treat Blind Boy Fuller, g' me bunch a lies
Artist refs selfBlind Boy FullerWorn Out Engine Blues1940NYCVocalionSaid I stepped on your starter babe, praise God your motor turned over slow // If you ain't getting' your right sparklin' woman, praise God call on Blind Boy Fuller for more
Artist refs selfBo Carter[song about broadcasting? Anyone?]
Artist refs selfBrownie McGheeKey To My Door1941ChicagoOkehGot something in my hand, you can get it if you understand // it's the key that unlocks Brownie's door; plus a callout to himself before the 2nd break: "Play it again Brownie"
Artist refs selfBukka WhiteArmy Blues1964MemphisSonetDon't you women start to fussin' and fightin' over me, 'cause Uncle sam didn't leave but one but me behind. If I don't get around to you women in the daytime, old Bukka will be 'round 'fore the sun go down
Artist refs selfCharlie PattonHigh Water Everywhere1929GraftonParamountHigh water done rose at Sumner, drove poor Charlie down the line
Artist refs selfCurley WeaverTicket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel1949NYC or AtlantaRegal?That new way of lovin', great God it must be best // 'cause these [?] women won't let Curley Weaver rest
Artist refs selfDan PickettChicago Blues1949Play it, Pickett!
Artist refs selfElmore JamesCrossroad BluesI believe, po' Elmo sinking down
Artist refs selfFrank StokesBunker Hill Blues1929MemphisVictor...that Papa Frank Stokes, he sure can burn it on
Artist refs selfFrank StokesFrank Stokes Dream1929MemphisVictorSo you hear them Frank Stokes blues every where on earth you go
Artist refs selfFurry LewisDon't You Wish Your Mama1962MemphisGeorge MitchellDon't you wish your mama had named you Furry Lewis?
Artist refs selfFurry LewisEverybody's Blues1927ChicagoVocalion[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'
Artist refs selfFurry LewisGoin' To Kansas City1961MemphisPrestige/BluesvilleIt takes a rockin' chair to rock, rubber ball to roll, a brownskin woman to satisfy Furry's soul
Artist refs selfFurry LewisRock Island Blues1927ChicagoVocalionI ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'
Artist refs selfGolden Gate QuartetEverytime I Feel The Spirit1939NYCBluebirdAnd if anybody asks you who's singin' so straight, just tell 'em it's a quartet called the Golden Gate
Artist refs selfKid ColeSixth Street Moan1928ChicagoVocalionAnd I swear you gon' miss your Kid Cole, baby baby, when I'm gone
Artist refs selfLightnin' Hopkins[too many to list]
Artist refs selfLittle Hat JonesKentucky Blues1930San AntonioOkehplease don't let them kill Mr. Little Hat dead
Artist refs selfLouis LaskyTeasin' Brown Blues1935ChicagoVocalionShe's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen
Artist refs selfMemphis MinnieMa Rainey1940ChicagoOkehlittle Minnie . .
Artist refs selfPeetie WheatstrawC And A Train Blues1931ChicagoVocalionLord when you haven't seen your girl in a long time, treat you like Peetie Wheatstraw...
Artist refs selfPegleg HowellPapa Stobb Blues1927AtlantaColumbiaAnybody ask you who composed this song, tell 'em Pegleg Howell, I've been here and gone
Artist refs selfRobert (Tim) WilkinsI Do Blues1928MemphisVictor...tell poor Timmy what you please
Artist refs selfRobert JohnsonCross Roads Blues1936San AntonioARCsave poor Bob if you please
Artist refs selfRobert JohnsonKindhearted Woman Blues1936San AntonioARC/Vocalion?make Mr. Johnson drink
Artist refs selfSam McGeeFranklin Blues1926NYCVocalionHello folks, this is Sam McGee from Tennessee, just 'a gettin' right(?). Let's go Sam
Artist refs selfSmokey HarrisonIggly Oggly Blues1929GraftonParamountSweet Papa Smoky, with all the right [sounds here] [ends song with:] Ta ta, Smokey's gone
Artist refs selfSmokey HarrisonSt. Peter's Blues - Part 11929GraftonParamountThis's old Sweet Papa Smoky once more [ends with:] Sweet Papa Smokey's gone
Artist refs selfSmokey HarrisonSt. Peter's Blues - Part 21929GraftonParamountThis's old Sweet Papa Smoky on this record. Thank you for [thinkin' o' me]
Artist refs selfTommy JohnsonLonesome Home Blues1928MemphisVictorI been good at you mama sure Lord killing Tommy
Artist refs selfTommy McClennanNew Highway No. 511940ChicagoBluebirdCome to little Tommy's cabin, it's down on Highway 51
Artist refs selfTroy FergusonCollege Blues1929AtlantaColumbiaThis here's Troy, Cap'n, Troy Ferguson
Artist refs selfWillie McTellBroke Down Engine1933NYCVocalionFeel like a broke down engine mama, ain't got no drivin' wheel // If you've been down and lonesome you know, just how Willie Mac-Tell feels
Artist refs selfWillie McTellLord Send Me An Angel #11933NYCVocalionThat way new of lovin', swear to God it must be best // Oh these Georgia womens won't let Mr Mac-Tell rest. And: So bye bye mama I'll see you some sweet day // you'll be awful sorry you done Mr Mac thisaway
Artist refs selfWillie McTellMr McTell's Got the Blues1927AtlantaVictor
Artist refs selfWillie McTellScarey Day Blues1931AtlantaOkehMy baby got a mojo, she try to keep it hid // But Georgia Bill got somethin' to find that mojo with
Artist refs selfWillie McTellTicket Agent Blues1935ChicagoDecca
Reported speechBukka WhiteSingle Man Blues1963BerkeleyArhoolieI went to the employ' early this morning, find out . . they said "Yes Bukka, there're two or three here you oughta see"
Reported speechCurley WeaverTicket Agent - similar to McTell's Lord Send Me An Angel1949NYC or AtlantaRegal?I went down to the station, with my guitar in my hand // crowd of women run to me, said "Mr Weaver won't you be my man"
Reported speechJohn EstesLawyer Clark Blues1941ChicagoBluebirdHe said "If I just stay out the grave, oh John I'll see you don't go to the pen"
Reported speechTeddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" DarbyHeart Trouble1937ChicagoDeccaAnd they says, "Darby, we'll carry you to hospital #2"
Reported speechTeddy Darby, as Blind "Blues" DarbyThe Girl I left Behind1937ChicagoDeccaI heard Roosevelt Sykes say, "Darby, you are Chicago bound"
Reported speechWillie McTellAtlanta Strut1929AtlantaColumbiaI was goin' down Marrital(?) Avenue the other night, met up with a gang of stags. "Samuel, come on go with me down to the Atlanta Strut tonight. " Well, I don't care to go.
Reported speechWillie McTellLord Send Me An Angel1933NYCVocalionI went down to the shed, with my suitcase in my hand // crowd of women run cryin', "Mr Mac won't you be my man"
Song about artistBig Bill BroonzyJivin' Mr. Fuller's Blues1940ChicagoVocalionI'm going to Durham, North Carolina, Mr Fuller's the man I want to see
Song about artistBill GaitherLife of Leroy Carr1940ChicagoOkeh
Song about artistBlind Boy FullerJivin' Big Bill Blues1939MemphisVocalionSaid I went down in that ol' town, that you call Tennessee, Big Bill's women went crazy over me // I said, Lord have mercy, Big Bill what you goin' to do? // Says I love my baby, that make you so worried and blue
Song about artistBooker T. WashingtonDeath of Bessie Smith1939ChicagoBluebird
Song about artistBrownie McGheeA Letter To lightnin' Hopkins1951NYCJaxI'm Goin' to Houston, Texas, Lightnin' Hopkins's the man I want to see
Song about artistBrownie McGheeBest Of Friends1957Verve/Folkways[about Lead Belly]
Song about artistBrownie McGheeGone But Not Forgotten1958Folkways[about Big Bill Broonzy]
Song about artistBrownie McGheeThe Death of Blind Boy Fuller #1 & #21941ChicagoOkeh
Song about artistBumble Bee SlimDeath of Leroy Carr1935ChicagoDecca
Song about artistBumble Bee SlimLast Respects (Dedicated To The Memory of Leroy Carr)1935ChicagoDecca
Song about artistChampion Jack DupreeDeath of Big Bill Broonzy1959LondonStoryville
Song about artistKing Soloman HillMy Buddy Blind Papa Lemon1932GraftonParamount
Song about artistLead BellyBlind Lemon Blues1934AngolaLoC
Song about artistLead BellyBlind Lemon Memorial Record1944NYCStinson
Song about artistLead BellySilver City Bound1948NYCFolkways[about Lemon]
Song about artistMemphis MinnieMa Rainey1940ChicagoOkeh
Song about artistRev. Emmett DickinsonDeath of Blind Lemon1930GraftonParamount
Song about artistScrapper BlackwellMy Old Pal Blues1935ChicagoChampionDedicated to Leroy Carr
Song about artistWashboard Walter: Walter Taylor, John ByrdWasn't It Sad About Lemon1930GraftonParamount
Artist refs accomp.Arthur CrudupJust Like A Spider1947ChicagoVictorYeah Mr Ransom, play da blues for me...
Artist refs accomp.Arthur CrudupLonesome World To Me1947ChicagoVictorYeah play it Mr Ransom, play it...
Artist refs accomp.Arthur CrudupMy Baby Left Me1950ChicagoVictorYeah Mr Ransom play it for me
Artist refs accomp.Arthur CrudupNever No More Blues1951ChicagoVictorYeah, play it Mr Ransom
Artist refs accomp.Beale Street SheiksJazzin' the Blues1927ChicagoParamountFrank Stokes speaks to "Sane"
Artist refs accomp.Big Joe WilliamsHighway 49 Blues1941ChicagoBluebirdPlay it a while, Sonny Boy. Play it for me. Me and you ain't played together in a long time, boy. Play it for Melvina
Artist refs accomp.Big Joe WilliamsSomeday Baby1941ChicagoBluebirdAin't but the one thing, Sonny Boy, gives Joe Williams the blues: I got on my last pair a shoes
Artist refs accomp.Bill GaitherDo Like I Want To Do1938NYCDeccaDuring the first instrumental break Gaither says "That's Mr. Honey Hill on the piano"
Artist refs accomp.Blind BlakeHastings Street1929RichmondParamountAh Spand, you ain't never been to Detroit in your life
Artist refs accomp.Bumble Bee SlimBricks In My Pillow1935ChicagoVocalionNames Myrtle Jenkins, the pianist on the recording, several times. At the start of the recording, over the piano intro: "This is Myrtle Jenkins at the piano, goin' play these blues for me. Play it Myrtle, 'til I sweat." And later during an instrumental break: "Play it a long time, Myrtle. Get off my back, blues"
Artist refs accomp.Cannon's Jug StompersPretty Mama Blues1929MemphisVictorPlay it boy! "Aw, Mister Lewis"
Artist refs accomp.Cannon's Jug StompersThe Rooster's Crowing Blues1929MemphisVictorSing it Mr Woods, sing it! - Gus urging on Hosea Woods
Artist refs accomp.Casey Bill WeldonBig Bill's Blues1936ChicagoVocalionGood bye Casey Bill I'll see you in another town
Artist refs accomp.Charlie PattonPoor Me1934NYCVocalionBertha Lee
Artist refs accomp.Daddy StovepipeGreenville Strut1931ChicagoVocalionBlow that jug Mississippi Sarah, do it like a dog
Artist refs accomp.Dr. ClaytonAin't Gonna Drink No More194-Come here Mister Lacey. Yeah, let that E string sing a while! Hold it. That's what I'm talkin' about! Listen at ya. Yes, yes, yes! Well that was ALL right - exhorting Willie Lacey
Artist refs accomp.Dr. ClaytonBlack Snake Blues1941ChicagoOkehThe Dr. calls out to "John" (Blind John Davis) to take a piano solo
Artist refs accomp.Dr. ClaytonMy Own Blues1942ChicagoBluebirdToot your horn Mister Ransom, to Ransom Knowling
Artist refs accomp.Ed BellShouting Baby Blues1929NYCQRSPlay that thing, Mr. Clifford! Y' know we're a long way from home--got to play it or walk back home
Artist refs accomp.Geeshie WileyPick Poor Robin Clean1931GraftonParamountHello there, Geeshie. "Hello there, Slack." "What are you doing down here?" - w/Elvie Thomas
Artist refs accomp.Hokum Boys (Broonzy, CBW)Keep Your Mind On It1936ChicagoVocalionHey, Casey Bill. "Hey, Bill." "Keep your mind on it."
Artist refs accomp.Memphis Jug BandHe's In The Jailhouse Now1930MemphisVictorSon was walking down the street, a little chick he chanced to meet, Son being Son Brimmer, aka Will Shade
Artist refs accomp.Memphis Jug BandHe's In The Jailhouse Now1930MemphisVictorUntil he played it with Benny's wife (Benny Ramey?) // And Benny cut him in the face (I say) // Now it's a disgrace (That's all for Benny) // But now he's graveyard bound (How'd Benny do that thing?)
Artist refs accomp.Memphis MinnieThree Times Seven Blues1947ChicagoColumbiaCalls on Ernest Lawlers for a guitar break: "All right, Son Joe." And during the break, to Ransom Knowling: "Don't try to kill me, Mr Ransom. [pause] I'm looking at you." Then to Blind John Davis: "All right, John, baby. Please don't holler so loud. I'm sitting here.
Artist refs accomp.Memphis MinnieWhat's The Matter With The Mill1930ChicagoVocalionHello Minnie. "Hello Kansas Joe"
Artist refs accomp.Sonny Boy WilliamsonGround Hog Blues1941ChicagoBluebirdYes John, you know what I mean? (to Blind John Davis)
Artist refs accomp.Sonny Boy WilliamsonShake Your BoogieAll right, John before a piano break, and "Now John, I got it this time myself" before a harp break, addressing Blind John Davis
Artist refs accomp. & vice versaTampa RedShe Wants To Sell My Monkey1942ChicagoBluebirdSpoken: "Play it Tampa." "Yeah man." "Where'n that monkey you had up there in the cage?" "What man, my gal want to sell it. I'll tell you all about it though." Sings: "Me and my baby keep a fallin' out. But let me tell you Maceo, yes what it's all about. She want to sell my monkey"
Artist refs accomp.Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarlandI Got To Go Blues1934ChicagoDeccaAs he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals
Artist refs accomp.Thomas "Barrelhouse Buck" McFarlandLamp Post Blues1934ChicagoDeccaAs he goes into the instrumental break Buck shouts "Come on, Peter" to the otherwise unknown violinist accompanying Buck's piano and vocals
Artist refs accomp.Walter DavisIf You Ever Get Lonesome1938AuroraBluebirdCome on up here, Yank Rachell, with that guitar
Artist refs accomp.Willie McTellLet Me Play With Yo' Yo-Yo1933NYCVocalionCurley Weaver, Weaver's girlfriend and his own wife
Accomp. refs artistBig Bill BroonzySaturday Night Rub1930NYCBanner[Music starts, then Frank Brasswell says:] "Hello, Bill!"
Accomp. refs artistCannon's Jug StompersJonestown Blues1929MemphisVictorAw, play it Mr. Lewis - Hosea Woods urging on Noah Lewis
Accomp. refs artistFurry LewisEverybody's Blues1927ChicagoVocalion[unknown voice at end of verse 1:] Sing it Mr. Furry! // And.. I ain't got nobody to say, 'Furry, where you been?'
Accomp. refs artistHenry BrownStomp 'Em Down To The Bricks1929ChicagoBrunswickWait a minute, wait a minute, Ike, get up offa that piano stool. Let Henry Brown play, you know you can't play anything. You won't get up, huh? Well, wait a minute, I'll see if you can't be moved. Come here Mr. Ramrod, come here, come here. Can't you get Ike Rodgers up offa that piano stool? I want Henry Brown to play Stomp It On Down To The Bricks. // Now boot that thing, Henry Brown. That's what I mean. Boot it now. Ah, do it for your Papa Egg Shell now. This is old Reverend Egg Shell himself and it really do sound good to me // Now Old Egg Shell gonna pick his guitar some
Accomp. refs artistJazz GillumGillum's Windy Blues1938AuroraBluebirdBlow that thing, Gillum, blow it - Broonzy(?)
Accomp. refs artistLeroy Carr and Scrapper BlackwellDepression Blues1932NYCVocalionHello Leroy!, "Hello Scrapp!"
Accomp. refs artistScrapper BlackwellTrouble Blues Part 21928ChicagoVocalion[Leroy Carr interjects during Scrapper's first instrumental break:] Say, Mr. Scrapper, that's too tight. Why, you ought to quit it
Accomp. refs artistSonny Terry & Brownie McGhee[too many to list]
Artist refs other artistBill GaitherLife of Leroy Carr1940ChicagoOkehBumble Bee Slim has told you about the death of his closest friend // but I'm going to tell you from the beginning to the end
Artist refs other artistDan PickettChicago Blues1949Don't push your women on down to Memphis, Jim Jackson'll take away from you. And: Well, hello again. say, here's old Tampa Red out here with that gold guitar. Come on out here, boy, let me hear you play that thing some. Yes!
Artist refs other artistLouis LaskyTeasin' Brown Blues1935ChicagoVocalionShe's got hair like Gloria Swanson and she walks just like Priscilla Dean // 'Cause she's the prettiest woman old Louis has ever seen
Artist refs other artistLouisiana RedRed's Dream1962RouletteI said, "You can run the country, I'm gon' run the Senate // I'm gonna make a few changes, put a few soul brothers in it // Ray Charles and Lightnin' Hopkins, and a guy like Jimmy Reed // Bo Diddley and Big Maybelle, all I need" // It was a dream...
Artist refs other artistRobert JohnsonCross Roads Blues1936San AntonioARC...my friend boy, Willie Brown
Artist refs other artistSonny Boy WilliamsonGround Hog Blues1941ChicagoBluebirdNow I wanna hear some swingin' music, I wanna hear a Fats Waller song
Artist refs other artistSonny Boy WilliamsonYou Can Lead Me1938AuroraBluebirdWanna talk to Mister Walter Davis, I want him to do me a favor // Make me 'quainted with some pretty little girl (note Davis was not on this session)
3rd party refs artistLittle Hat JonesCorpus Blues1929San AntonioOkeh[unknown woman:] Aw, play that thing, Little Hat, that's the talk of the town
Artist refs 3rd partyBarbecue Bob HicksBrown-Skin Gal1927NYCColumbia[Lilllian Glinn:] jus' like Miss Lillian, I mean Miss Glinn you see; she says 'A brown-skin man is just all right with me'
Artist refs 3rd partyMemphis SlimOld Taylor1941ChicagoBluebirdWell, you see Mr. Melrose standing in the floor // He's gonna give us a little drink now just before he goes