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Author Topic: Coming soon from Yazoo!!  (Read 1573 times)

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Offline unezrider

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 09:24:15 AM »
i am so glad they are releasing something new!
"Be good, & you will be lonesome." -Mark Twain

Offline jharris

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2012, 04:49:11 PM »
Here's the cover done by Drew Friedman (no track list unfortunately):


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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2012, 05:13:04 PM »
CD 1

1. Alex Hood & His Railroad Boys - L&N Rag
2. Hambone Willie Newburn - Roll & Tumble Blues
3. Appalachia Vagabond (Hayes Shepherd) - Hard For To Love
4. Washington (Bukka) White - The Panama Limited
5. Earl Johnson & His Dixie Entertainers - John Henry Blues
6. Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words Blues
7. Carter Brothers & Son - Old Jaw Bone
8. B.F. Shelton - Oh Molly Dear
9. Charley Patton - High Water Everywhere ? Part 1
10. Ernest Stoneman & Kahle Brewer - Lonesome Road Blues
11. Ishman Bracey - Woman Woman Blues
12. Fiddling Powers & Family - Old Molly Hair
13. Ashley?s Melody Men - Bath House Blues
14. Dennis McGee & Sady Courville - Mon Chere Bebe Creole
15. Willie Walker - Dupree Blues
16. Packie Dolan & His Boys - Irish Girl/Blue Breeches
17. Cartwright Brothers - Texas Ranger
18. L.O. Birkhead & A.E. Ward - Robinson County
19. Robert Wilkins - That?s No Way To Get Along
20. Lewis Brothers - Bull at the Wagon
21. Karola Stocha & S. Bachleda Koscieliska
22. Fruit Jar Guzzlers - Stack-O-Lee
23. Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers - Sail Away Ladies

CD 2

1. Mississippi Possum Hunters - The Last Shot Got Him
2. George Edgin?s Corn Dodgers - My Ozark Mountain Home
3. Henry Thomas - Charmin Betsey
4. Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers - Milwaukee Blues
5. Eck Robertson & Family - Texas Wagoner
6. Joe Evans & Arthur McClain - Two White Horses
7. Leo Soileau & Mayuse Lafleur - Basile Waltz
8. Lottie Kimbrough - Rolling Log Blues
9. Luke Hignight & His Ozark Strutters - Fort Smith Breakdown
10. Carver Boys - Tim Brook
11. Blind Willie Johnson - Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed
12. Furry Lewis - Billy Lyons and Stack O?Lee
13. J.P. Nester & Norman Edmonds - Train On the Island
14. Tommy Johnson - Lonesome Home Blues
15. Orkiestra Majkuta - Wsciekla Polka
16. Lulu Jackson - Little Rosewood Casket
17. E. Mullaney & P. Stack - Maid In a Cherry Tree
18. Elder Golden P. Harris - I?ll Lead a Christian Life
19. Fiddling Sam Long - Seneca Square Dance
20. Blind Blake - Sun To Sun Blues
21. Blue Ridge Mountain Singers - The Letter That Never Came
22. Charley Patton - Some These Days I?ll Be Gone
23. Allison?s Sacred Harp Singers - I?m a Long Time Traveling Away From Home


I copied the above track listing from a Blindman Blues Forum post. Can't confirm if it's the real thing.
A lot of familiar stuff there.
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Offline jpeters609

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2012, 08:53:19 PM »
I won't pretend to have much knowledge of the hillbilly and old-timey material, but of the blues tracks only Bracey's (unbelievably awesome) "Woman Woman Blues" looks like something Yazoo hasn't released before. There are a lot of repeats from previous Yazoo releases. Makes me wonder if the track list is legit. Of course, maybe the unheard tracks can be found amongst the old-timey stuff. I just don't know it.
Jeff

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2012, 10:20:02 PM »
I agree with you, Jeff.  Most of the blues stuff has been put out numerous times previously.  One can only hope that these versions come from cleaner copies that haven't been made available on previous re-issues.
All best,
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Offline unezrider

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2012, 12:06:43 AM »
hello friend,
i think i'd be less disappointed with that song list (assuming it's legit) if this project was another 2 volumes of "times ain't like they used to be". but given that its "rare" recordings under the "stuff dreams are made of" line,  i wasn't expecting to know the majority of them. let alone know them from other yazoo releases, to boot.
my guess is some of them are alternate takes. & that some of them are the same remasters used on recent blues images calendars. if richard nevins is involved, the set should sound great. just not what i had in mind.


*edit*
that said? i just found this on the blues images website.
?   The sequel, The Return Of Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, follows in the footsteps of its predecessor with a 2 CD set of 46 classic Blues and Country songs recorded in the 1920?s. Many of them are among the great iconic performances of the entire genre, including selections by legendary performers Bukka White, Charley Patton, Dennis McGee, Eck Robertson, Ishman Bracey, Uncle Dave Macon and many more.

?   The sound quality represents a new high standard even for Yazoo which has always been known for great remastered sound. Many tracks sound like modern recordings with the performer right there in the room with you!

?   Includes a 54 page booklet which tells the story of collecting rare 78 records from the beginning in the 1920?s through the 1960?s. All brought to life with first hand recollections by the old-time crazy, wacky pioneer collectors themselves! The booklet is also full of rare photos and label shots

- makes me want to hear it now ;) also, that is the track listing they have there, so it is indeed, correct.
« Last Edit: September 05, 2012, 12:20:51 AM by unezrider »
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Offline jostber

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2012, 01:38:32 PM »
Release date set at September 25, 2012 at Amazon. Greatly looking forward to get this! :)


Offline jharris

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2012, 04:35:29 PM »
Just got an advance copy. I have to say the remastering is the best I've heard.  Although I can only vouch for the blues songs. The booklet looks fascinating although I've only done a quick scan.

 Also just a quick plug - I'll be interviewing Richard Nevins on the show on 10/7.

Offline Hamhound

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Re: Coming soon from Yazoo!!
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2012, 06:32:21 AM »
This set may be just slightly delayed.
Anecdotally - whilst the advance copies were fine, the actual production discs were not up to scratch in terms of sound .
Nevins listened, then apparently rejected the results as unsatisfactory.
It is being repressed either at the moment, or very soon.

 


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