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Title: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on March 02, 2006, 02:33:28 PM
Since this thread was started Youtube took some more rigorous action against copyrighted videos posted and many music related videos were removed.  Also, Google has now bought Youtube and done some deals and put some of the videos back on Youtube.  In any case, I'm going to go through the topic and clean out the old broken links (ans comments) and remove some unrelated videos.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on March 08, 2006, 07:18:51 AM
Furry Lewis, hamming it up:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCqbKdnHZTs
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: si on April 19, 2006, 07:34:21 PM
Not pre-war but here is a movie of Jimi Hendrix playing blues on acoustic 12-string
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVwNhtjAMXE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVwNhtjAMXE)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVwNhtjAMXE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: si on April 20, 2006, 06:08:48 PM
Does anyone know who originally wrote that song "Hear My Train A'Coming" (Hendrix)?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Yves on April 21, 2006, 01:29:49 AM
Does this clip comes from a complete Hendrix DVD ?

Who knows

Yves the froggy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Yves on April 21, 2006, 01:30:34 AM
I would have said "acoustic" DVD
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: markm on April 21, 2006, 09:54:51 AM
Check out Watermelon Slim (found him in the Howling Wolf link provided above, Smokestack Lightnin') http://youtube.com/watch?v=WeMRIu43qjg&search=Howlin%27%20Wolf

I have listened to this guy for awhile but have never seen a video.  Wow. This guy is the REAL DEAL. 

Mark

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeMRIu43qjg
Title: Is this a Fraulini being played?
Post by: jox51 on July 27, 2006, 10:25:27 PM
http://youtube.com/watch?v=3V-afH1GTyc&search=paul%20geremia


Paul Geremia
Title: Re: Is this a Fraulini being played?
Post by: Cambio on July 28, 2006, 02:28:18 PM
That is a Stella 12 that Paul is playing in that video.  Nice clip.  Thanks for posting it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Doc Brainerd on September 11, 2006, 09:37:48 PM
To anybody interested:

Here's a partial clip of the Kweskin Jug Band:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G_134pX4XA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G_134pX4XA)
Kind a cool.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G_134pX4XA

DB
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Doc Brainerd on September 11, 2006, 09:40:00 PM
One more from the JKJB:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBGVX-T5JGw&mode=related&search= (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBGVX-T5JGw&mode=related&search=)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBGVX-T5JGw

DB
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Doc Brainerd on September 11, 2006, 09:47:25 PM
Perhaps even better - Ry Cooder doing a nice version of 'Jesus is on the Main Line'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H_Nf0xWDd8&mode=related&search= (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H_Nf0xWDd8&mode=related&search=)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H_Nf0xWDd8

DB
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: chipmonk doug on September 12, 2006, 03:04:19 AM
Were there 2 Kweskin jug bands? or am I wrong that his jug band was the "Even dozen Jug Band"?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on September 12, 2006, 07:59:35 AM
Jim Kweskin leading and singing, Maria singing, Fritz on jug or washtub, and Geoff Muldaur playing guitar and banjo. Sure looks like th JKJB to me. I forget who the fiddler was. But I don't see Stefan Grossman, a prominent member of the Even Dozen, anywhere on stage. Check Stefan Wirz's page for more info on the EDJB. Some of these folks did cross over between the two bands.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on September 12, 2006, 08:14:57 AM
Did the Even Dozen ever actually perform?  I thought it was just a studio one-off. 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 12, 2006, 08:29:53 AM
Hi all,
Kweskin's Jug Band was not the Even Dozen Jug Band.  The Even Dozen was on Elektra and Kweskin's was, at first, on Vanguard.  Personnel on the first Kweskin album:  Kweskin, Geoff Muldaur, Bob Siggins on banjo, Fritz Richmond, Bruno Wolf on vocals.  Second album added Maria D'Amato on fiddle and vocals, Bill Keith on banjo, and Mel Lyman on harmonica, and lost Bob Siggins.  I believe the only cross-over who was in both bands was Maria.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on September 12, 2006, 08:46:48 AM
Thanks for the clarification, John. I guess I should have said, "Some of these folks may have crossed over." -G-

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 12, 2006, 09:01:49 AM
After a cursory search I've found a lot of stuff of potential interest to Weenies on YouTube.com:

Muddy, Johnny Shines, R.L. Burnside, Kelly Joe Phelps, Cooder....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on September 12, 2006, 10:43:06 AM
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Did the Even Dozen ever actually perform?  I thought it was just a studio one-off.

Of course, Stefan Wirz had the answer to my question, if only I had looked: "they made a couple of television appearances; and they performed several times in concert, twice at New York's Carnegie Hall." 

Thanks, Stefan!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on September 12, 2006, 11:16:45 AM
There's some info and photos re: JKJB in Jim Rooney and Eric von Schmidt's book "Baby, Let Me Follow You Down."
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Richard on December 13, 2006, 12:18:29 PM
Sad to say my jerky DSL performs like shit and is no quicker than dial up   >:(
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on December 15, 2006, 12:01:17 PM
What a great clip - maybe some tech guru will match up the video with the sound one day. 

I don't think the guitar is a resonator though, but a sunburst double hole acoustic - still weird ass though - this could be in the Todd Cambio line soon!  :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on December 15, 2006, 02:03:10 PM
Since this thread was started Youtube took more rigorous action against copyrighted videos posted and many music related videos were removed.  Also, Google has now bought Youtube and done some deals with publishers and have put some of the videos back on Youtube.  In any case, I'm going to go through the topic and clean out the old broken links (and comments) and remove some unrelated videos.

Edit: Also, in case you had not noticed -- there is a Youtube BBC button that you can now use to post emedded Youtube and Goggle videos.  There are some other media BBC buttons - but they are disabled.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on December 15, 2006, 03:43:01 PM
What a great clip - maybe some tech guru will match up the video with the sound one day. 

Isn't it a cool one? Thanks to bighollowtwang for pointing it out over on the IGS board.

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I don't think the guitar is a resonator though, but a sunburst double hole acoustic - still weird ass though - this could be in the Todd Cambio line soon!  :P

It looks almost like the resonator well was covered over with unmatched wood...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: boots on December 16, 2006, 09:27:20 AM
Sad to say my jerky DSL performs like shit and is no quicker than dial up   >:(
Any improvements on your horizon?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on December 16, 2006, 10:58:36 AM
Hi Pan -

The direct link isn't too tricky to master.

When you are creating a post, there are a few new buttons above the smilies. Sixth from the left is a YouTube button.

Click it and it will add the following code to your post (except with square brackets where the parantheses are currently): (yt=425,350) (/yt)

Then all you have to do is add in the part of the YouTube URL identifying the particular clip. Each YouTube URL as I understand it begins with "http://youtube.com/watch?v=" then ends with a code that identifies a video clip. In the case of your Elizabeth Cotten clip that would be Ps76dvRR0zw.

The URL for YouTube videos are on the YouTube pages just to the right of the video screen. Just copy the string after the = sign, then paste it into your post right before the (/yt) code. So like this:

(yt=425,350)Ps76dvRR0zw(/yt)

Looks like algebra right now but should result in a direct link with the actual square brackets in place.

Note that the link you posted is the result from a search so has more code. I don't know whether that would work as a direct link, but copying the right code from the URL section on the YouTube page will.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on December 16, 2006, 02:05:07 PM
Wow.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on December 16, 2006, 02:11:20 PM
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Thanks Uncle Bud. Rereading I suspect that's what Slack's "Greek" about "BBC buttons" were all about ? Thank you for the translation.

Greek!? C'mon Pan!  :P

Looks like the Bill Broonzy has been configured "by owner" not to play in embedded players, only on Youtube -- so, you'll need to put the link back on that one so folks can view on Youtube.

Great stuff, thanks for posting!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 16, 2006, 02:42:33 PM
Hi Slack

Thanks for the tip, I put the URL (or whatever Greek that is ;)) back to the Broonzy post.

Actually I'm not to be thanked for all these wonderfull videos. "Weelie", a fellow finnish weenie member (a few posts here, I believe) just posted this YouTube link about a blues archive with 483 (!) blues and gospel related videos on YouTube, on a finnish musicians site:

http://www.youtube.com/groups_videos?name=therealblues

Oviously most are post-war, but there's still more stuff than I could ever post here.
I'll surely be missing cb artists I don't know of, and also some of you might be interested in the stuff that don't fit under the cb label, so I strongly suggest to take a good look your selves.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 16, 2006, 03:02:20 PM
A nice medley of Leadbelly songs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PUlJfC4JxU

You also might want to check the "Leadbelly News Report":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCU4QLLx_js

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 17, 2006, 08:20:35 AM
Fred McDowell; Going Down to the River:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TyzAAwJnIw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 17, 2006, 08:29:24 AM
J. B. Lenoir: J.B.Lenoir :Slow Down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbje6cyAzqY#)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Chezztone on December 18, 2006, 10:19:39 AM
I've always liked that Frank Edwards song; thanks for sending the video. Interesting though...he plays it in A on the recording I have (National Downhome Blues Festival) and in E on this video.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Chezztone on December 19, 2006, 02:39:51 PM
Yes, you should look for that CD -- he plays it better on there. Maybe he was younger then or maybe he couldn't find his capo for the video. I still can't understand anything he's singing though -- any ideas, anyone? I decipher a lot of old recordings, but man, this modern one is tough!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on December 19, 2006, 06:23:55 PM
Whoops Pan beat me to the Fred vid
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: LB on January 05, 2007, 09:50:43 PM
I've always liked that Frank Edwards song; thanks for sending the video. Interesting though...he plays it in A on the recording I have (National Downhome Blues Festival) and in E on this video.

In person he seemed to always play in in E like that video and that is sorta the way everyone learned it from him in a circle of folks in Atlanta. I learned it that way from him in the early 90s except I do it without the barred B to A turnaround he does. Man, you never miss folks real bad till they're gone but I wish I'd learned a lot more from him when I was hanging around. There's a really nice guitar player Jim R. in town that I believe filmed that originally. I've never been able to get a copy so that was a real treat. Mr Frank was a really good man. I've been performing Chicken Raid for about a dozen years but I'd love to get all the words to "Got to get together" because I never ever was able to completely understand Mr Frank when he sang it. But I did figure out Chicken Raid and I've had people say they drove all the way to where I was playing to hear that song. I only have two CDs by him. One is the older 70s one "Done some Travelin" and the new one "Chicken Raid". Also if anyone finds any other recordings I would love to know. His old 78rpm sounding stuff which was probably recorded in the early 1940s was fantastic and revealed a tight, super powerful player in my opinion. In those last years what I heard was whittled down to the very essence of his music. Still very masterful but very different than the few really old clips they put on the end of that Chicken Raid cd. Anyway thanks to the folks that posted those.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JasonE on January 14, 2007, 09:04:56 AM
John Hurt's gravesite.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW76uNH58ik


People are leaving nickels.

I am wondering where this comes from?

Did John Hurt sing a lyric "leave me nickels by my grave" or something?


Anyway, a touching video.


JasonE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 14, 2007, 09:22:36 AM
Monday Morning Blues has "Mister change a dollar give me a lucky dime", can't think of any nickel refs though.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Chezztone on January 16, 2007, 09:09:40 PM
Those "Blues Breaks" that Robert Mugge and I made for "Year of the Blues" are on youtube now. Mississippi Public Broadcasting sponsored them but they also were shown on many other public TV stations. One-minute films before and after the long Scorsese features. Here's the first one; you can find the rest by searching on "Mugge" or "Cheseborough" on youtube. Enjoy! SC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTVfIwJcygw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 19, 2007, 01:18:17 PM
i'm not sure how to imbed the videos in the post, but check this out:

No problem, Mike, we never actually explained it officially. I've added a how-to post in Site Announcements (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=114&topic=2993.msg23284;topicseen#msg23284). Regular links are fine too though...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 20, 2007, 01:16:10 PM
A familiar face on uke...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEdKkL0dlJA

Go Lightnin'!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 24, 2007, 04:19:50 PM
Wow, so there was more film of John Hurt after all.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 25, 2007, 12:17:41 PM
I was fortunate enough to meet and 'jam' with Carl Martin in a hotel room in Toronto in either 1970 or 71. Martin Bogan and Armstrong were playing the Mariposa Folk Festival at the time. He played mandolin exclusively, and it was mostly ragtimey/vaudeville type tunes that he played,as well as things like Old Joe Clark. To my eternal shame I didn't have the gumption,at the time, to identify him as the same Carl Martin who'd recorded in the thirties. I remember I was struggling to learn his version of Crow Jane at the time, laboriously lifting the tone arm and repeating the grooves containing the second chord in the piece. And there he was, in the flesh, sitting next to me on a bed in a hotel room! Aah well, life is full of missed opportunities...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Roscoe on January 26, 2007, 07:16:55 AM
Did the Even Dozen ever actually perform?  I thought it was just a studio one-off. 

one of the folks in the edjb was "flannel grimes" he sang evolution mamma dont you make a monkey out of me. he performed around denver in the 70's/ great finger style player and guitar teacher at the well known underground bama-lama-rama guitar studios.
roscoe
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 26, 2007, 09:11:16 PM
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well known underground bama-lama-rama guitar studios

Jeez I should get out more...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: markm on February 01, 2007, 10:32:22 AM
Does anyone know what kind of a guitar Sam is using in that great video?

Mark
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 01, 2007, 10:43:39 AM
Gibson L-4 archtop, probably from the 50's

http://www.provide.net/~cfh/gibson2.html
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: GhostRider on February 01, 2007, 10:44:51 AM
Mark:

The guitar is either a Gibson L-4, L-37 or L-75, all 1930's roundhole archtops. If I had to pick one, I'd go for the L-37 for his instrument.

Alex

John:

You could be right, but the L-4 ceased to be a roundhole after 1937, and I think it had a more arched top than Sam's.

A.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 01, 2007, 10:51:23 AM
You are probably right Alex -- it looks in such great condition that I thought it had to be a later model and guessed 50's without following the specs.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: markm on February 01, 2007, 11:29:18 AM
Thanks guys.  That is what I was looking for.

Mark
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: GhostRider on February 02, 2007, 01:01:02 PM
Does anyone know what kind of a guitar Sam is using in that great video?

Mark

Here it is, a Gibson L-37.

http://www.williesalomon.com/L37_Sam%20Chatmon.htm

BTW www.williesalomon.com is the most pornographic guitar porn site I've ever visited.

Alex
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: markm on February 02, 2007, 05:51:23 PM
Alex,

Hey thanks.  You are right about that site.  Wow what a collection.  Hey that guy is a pretty good picker too.  I listened to some of his CD cuts.  Very good stuff.

Thanks again guys.

Mark
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on February 02, 2007, 06:20:34 PM

http://www.williesalomon.com/L37_Sam%20Chatmon.htm

BTW www.williesalomon.com is the most pornographic guitar porn site I've ever visited.


I think that's an ES-125 on the vintage page though, not an ES-150 as it's labeled. Whatever, nice guitar pics.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 03, 2007, 02:08:49 AM
I can tell you all from first-hand experience that Willie Salomon is one hell of a fine picker - especially playing in a Lonnie Johnson style.  His CD is well worth the money (but I should point out at this stage that I wrote the liner notes for it, so perhaps I'm biassed).  As well as playing both slide and picking guitar styles, he's also a fine piano and mandolin player, not to mention being a strong vocalist.

Willie is a past master at finding old guitars in the States (some on eBay and some from other sources), importing them into Germany and having them restored.  Some he has kept and some he has sold on.  I now own the Kalamazoo KGN-12 in the Vintage Gallery and a fine instrument it is too.

Many of the guitars were restored by Barry Denyer who appears on the excellent duo CD with Willie - again well worth investigating.  Barry used to be Roger Hubbard's musical partner in these here parts back in the 1970s.  Some of us, including Roger and top luthier and guitar expert, Rick Sellens, are flying out to Germany in March to celebrate Barry's 40 years of playing.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 03, 2007, 03:01:14 AM
Parlor Picker pointed me in the direction of Willie Salomon some time ago. As well asd drooling over those guitars, I've really enjoyed listening to the soundclips on his web site. Must get round to buying a CD one of these days....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Coyote Slim on February 06, 2007, 10:31:08 PM
There are some great videos in this thread, some of which I've seen already and xsome which I'll check out when my wireless signal is stronger. ;)

Here's a grainy video of me, with poor sound, jamming at an underground bar in San Jose.  I'm doin' the slide guitar and vocals, a crazy chap named Al Kapone is providing the harp, and my friend Speakeasy Jen is providing percussion by banging on her guitar and occasionally trying to play second guitar but finding her guitar is not tuned to mine.  For you guitar geeks, I'm playing an early '60s/late '50s Harmony Stella.  $50 including shipping on e-bay.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23U7DYClWP0 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23U7DYClWP0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 12, 2007, 06:44:08 AM
Here's Doc Watson playing "Deep River Blues" on a French site:

http://www.dailymotion.com/visited/search/blues/video/xoymu_doc-watson-deep-river-blues

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 12, 2007, 07:09:42 AM
...and 19 minutes (!) of Furry Lewis:

http://www.dailymotion.com/visited/search/blues/video/xdwjv_furry-lewis
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 14, 2007, 07:37:45 AM
This French site seems to be very good. Apart from the growing number of blues videos, the search function reveals some of the most amazing jazz videos I've ever seen. 

http://www.dailymotion.com/group/35959/2

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on February 15, 2007, 08:40:31 AM
Actually, you may remember that Zak (BigHollowTwang) stated over on the IGS board that he didn't know of any specific places where Patton actually creates this sound, but it was suggested to him by the rythm in several of Patton's songs. It is a cool sound.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: outfidel on March 01, 2007, 12:00:38 PM
Here's a new-ish jug/string band with an old sound:

Carolina Chocolate Drops - Georgie Buck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdLRCSOZ7wo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 04, 2007, 03:59:45 PM
The "latest" Bukka White on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf-vK-kX6p8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 22, 2007, 05:20:33 PM
Corey Harris: Honeysuckle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBMuAJtgsy4

Great singing and playing!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: tommersl on March 28, 2007, 02:33:13 PM
Where can I find this Carl Martin full video?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Cambio on April 05, 2007, 06:37:17 PM
Here's a clip of one of my favorite living guitar players, Craig Ventresco:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NabVzgONnk

Craig is the closest thing I've ever met to a genius.  He plays with a flatpick and fingerpicks with his ring finger.  If you like the clip, I highly recommend his CD on Orgin Jazz Library called 'The Past is Yet to Come'. 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on April 05, 2007, 08:02:44 PM
...Craig Ventresco...If you like the clip, I highly recommend his CD on Origin Jazz Library called 'The Past is Yet to Come'. 

He's also on the "Crumb" soundtrack.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on April 05, 2007, 09:05:23 PM
Thanks for that, Todd. I was laughing uncontrollably with admiration by about the two-minute mark. One of the best guitar players I've seen.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: outfidel on April 08, 2007, 02:41:13 PM
Craig  Ventresco, one of the finest ragtime pickers out there:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NabVzgONnk
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mississippijohnhurt1928 on April 10, 2007, 09:41:39 AM
Josh White in a 1941 film clip doing "John Henry"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np9OuEPHY1Y

There are some notes on the clip by Elija Wald also.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np9OuEPHY1Y

And don't forget Mr. Burl Ives and Pete Seeger are sittin' there watchin'
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on April 29, 2007, 07:47:20 PM
Lightnin' Wells: "Cross the River Jordan" - posted on YouTube today

Lightin' looking very debonair and dramatic in sepia tones.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9AFDXOhpQI

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mmpresti on April 29, 2007, 10:06:29 PM
Pan, that doesn't sound like the version of Candyman that John Hurt played at the Newport fest in '65 or '64, this is the version I'm listening to,

[quick=475,325]/Users/matthewpresti/Music/Candy Man Mississippi John Hurt.mov[/quick]

but then again, which Newport fest is that? must be after 65 because Dylan's all decked out in furs.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bighollowtwang on June 26, 2007, 08:18:56 PM
Here's a cool Fred McDowell cover by a guy I never heard of before...Mark Nomad. Anyone heard of this guy before?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQsS5wzOdzE

Nice Triolian, too!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on August 22, 2007, 06:24:02 PM
Great clip but it took me awhile to figure out what the hell had landed on Merle's head.

Dang miner's headlamp...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 23, 2007, 03:34:54 PM
Calvin,

Modify the above post so you can see how to post embedded Youtube videos.  There is a Youtube BBC code button (6th from the left) that you can use and all you need is put video ID in between the codes.

The code looks like this:
Code: [Select]
[yt=425,350]video id goes here[/yt]
Thanks,
Slack
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mississippijohnhurt1928 on September 24, 2007, 03:46:34 AM
Calvin,

Modify the above post so you can see how to post embedded Youtube videos.  There is a Youtube BBC code button (6th from the left) that you can use and all you need is put video ID in between the codes.

The code looks like this:
Code: [Select]
[yt=425,350]video id goes here[/yt]
Thanks,
Slack

Alright, I think they're working now
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mississippijohnhurt1928 on September 24, 2007, 03:49:25 AM
Calvin,

Modify the above post so you can see how to post embedded Youtube videos.  There is a Youtube BBC code button (6th from the left) that you can use and all you need is put video ID in between the codes.

The code looks like this:
Code: [Select]
[yt=425,350]video id goes here[/yt]
Thanks,
Slack

When you say "video ID" do you mean the embed or the url.... ?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mississippijohnhurt1928 on September 24, 2007, 03:51:21 AM
Calvin,

Modify the above post so you can see how to post embedded Youtube videos.  There is a Youtube BBC code button (6th from the left) that you can use and all you need is put video ID in between the codes.

The code looks like this:
Code: [Select]
[yt=425,350]video id goes here[/yt]
Thanks,
Slack

When you say "video ID" do you mean the embed or the url.... ?

Never mind, I figured it out.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on October 02, 2007, 06:44:53 PM
Stunning find there Calvin, 5 stars.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 02, 2007, 08:51:39 PM
Yes, great find Calvin.  1966 - both Estes and Rachell in fine form, but Estes looks pretty frail at age 62. Rachell's playing is spectacular (age 56!)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Cooljack on December 31, 2007, 12:23:30 AM
Take a look at this video, its a video of a black banjo player filmed in 1928:

<object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3tY_V1cnLfI&rel=1"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3tY_V1cnLfI&rel=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="355"></embed></object>
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 22, 2008, 11:49:45 AM
A good smattering of country blues videos in the 93 this guy has uploaded.  The kind of player that makes you think you should take up stamp collecting instead.  All videos aimed at both hands.  Great voice too.  Sample "Hesitation Blues" and "The Girl from Ipanema" ..at least...  ;)

He prohibits embedding his videos - so here is a listing of all.

http://www.youtube.com/profile_videos?p=r&user=Fretkillr&page=1
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 22, 2008, 04:27:27 PM
Tasty player, great timing of the basic Am / E lick on Hes Blues, will have to revisit mine which is in a deep rut (I call it a 'groove') worn by 30 plus years of playing it, one of the first tunes I learned to fingerpick. Fretkillr's is more Jorma than Gary but it has a lot going for it. Re the other thread, he's a natural rulebreaker and a mixer, I can dig that.

Slack if you want to learn those fun up the neck things he's doing Jorma breaks them down pretty clearly on one of his DVDs. They're not too difficult.

Great camera angle for teaching, I agree.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 22, 2008, 04:32:11 PM
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Slack if you want to learn those fun up the neck things he's doing Jorma breaks them down pretty clearly on one of his DVDs. They're not too difficult.

Aren't those just a bunch of diminished chords?  Which Jorma video is that? (as if I need yet another video)

Quote
Great camera angle for teaching, I agree.

That's what I thought -- you can learn a ton.  Very generous of Mr. Fretkillr, whoever he may be...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 22, 2008, 04:35:42 PM
It's on this one: http://www.homespuntapes.com/prodpg/prodpg.asp?prodID=333&prodType=

I'm sure you're really hangin' out to learn Embryonic Journey as well...  :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 22, 2008, 08:31:23 PM
Quote
I'm sure you're really hangin' out to learn Embryonic Journey as well...   :)

I thought that tune was so cool...

... so long ago.  ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: doctorpep on January 25, 2008, 11:22:28 PM
My reaction to the Leadbelly video:

Obviously Leadbelly is patronizing Lomax in a very submissive manner, making this video heavily racist. However, what's more interesting here is to see Leadbelly singing to his wife in video form; we've all seen the photo of the two of them together at the same moment in time. The ending, mentioning how a poor, black, ex-convict born in the 1800s who sang pre-Blues folk music had his records stored along with the Declaration of Independence has to be one of the most unintentionally awkward, gripping, amazing moments in the history of film.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 11, 2008, 05:46:03 PM
This video of Lightnin' Wells doing Louie Lasky's "How You Want Your Rollin' Done?" is one of my favorite things on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHtqqweutn8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Nicolas Dussart on February 12, 2008, 03:25:02 AM
Libba Cotten at home on banjo, then she speaks and plays Freight train on her guitar :

http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm5-WdB_aVE

Nicolas
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: rjtwangs on February 18, 2008, 07:56:16 AM
Try this from one cool guy...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=N5Ro0IHnw0o

 RJ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 02, 2008, 03:00:59 AM
In part two of the same clip
(here:http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=DIKedqvfwyc&feature=related)
there's a tantalisingly short clip of Brownie playing in B, which he regularly did. Has anyone come up with any other clips of Brownie in B?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 02, 2008, 11:22:52 AM
....come to think of it, did anyone else ever play out of B, standard tuning, no capo...??
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bighollowtwang on March 02, 2008, 12:24:15 PM
....come to think of it, did anyone else ever play out of B, standard tuning, no capo...??
Robert Lockwood Jr, he has a few solo acoustic recordings where he plays out of B, check out "Western Horizon" on the Plays Robert & Robert record, he did a few other tunes with pretty much the same arrangement, such as "Driving Wheel" (off one of the 70s Trix LPs) if memory serves me correctly.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on March 06, 2008, 07:50:13 PM
Haven't found any mention of Joe McMurrian on here so I thought I'd post the two clips he's got on youtube for anyone who might be interested. 

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Y-SehqCvzME&feature=user

http://youtube.com/watch?v=FoQ65MXci-E&feature=user

Definitely not traditional country blues, but...  Related anyway.  Sorry if this is the wrong place for this.
He mostly plays with an electric quartet (bass, drums, harp).  Not really my thing, but all excellent musicians.
I LOVE the first clip which I believe is an original.  His "Last Fair Deal" is interesting, but it doesn't do it for me like the first one.  Worth posting anyway I figured.  Dude's got some unique chops.
I really, really hope he puts out a solo and/or all acoustic album someday.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: whigski3 on March 11, 2008, 04:46:00 PM
Quote
A good smattering of country blues videos in the 93 this guy has uploaded.  The kind of player that makes you think you should take up stamp collecting instead.  All videos aimed at both hands.  Great voice too.  Sample "Hesitation Blues" and "The Girl from Ipanema" ..at least... 

He prohibits embedding his videos - so here is a listing of all.

http://www.youtube.com/profile_videos?p=r&user=Fretkillr&page=1



This guy Fretkillr Slack mentioned is amazing (thanks)!  I've been back for 3 days now, and I think I've listened to most of his 93.  He's one of Youtube's finest...that's for sure!  Don't miss Greenback Dollar or Jugband (sp).

Bill
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 12, 2008, 02:28:46 AM
Not country blues, but arguably a distant relative - check out the YouTube videos by Japanese Hawaiian swing band (I kid you not) the Sweet Hollywaiians.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3A_CAPo5nM - is one, but there's a few others you'll see there as well.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 10, 2008, 03:31:00 PM
Very nice Honeyboy Edwards clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7UV0JKEfVQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 10, 2008, 10:06:38 PM
Somehow I missed seeing Louie Bluie, so thanks for posting this. Does anybody know what happened to his Bible of Pornography? Was it ever reproduced and published? If not we should put our coins together and make it a Weenie publishing venture. It looks like mmm, mmm over an' out! Yank Rachel doing Diving Duck Blues is IT baby!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on April 11, 2008, 05:50:14 AM
Hey Muck I beat you to that question over at Jam Session.

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=4818.0 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=4818.0)

Ha, we should have a telethon to scrape up the funds!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 11, 2008, 06:05:54 AM
I have a friend who's an art book publisher, if anyone is in contact with Armstrong's heirs and they're interested, I'd love to get this happening.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on April 11, 2008, 07:36:13 AM
At the time of Armstrong's death there was word going around that his heirs were trying to get the bible back, that it had been used to pay off some debts.  I won't mention names, because i cannot confirm if this was true - and I don't know if it was ever resolved.  Someone would probably need to contact Howard's spouse (I've forgotten her name).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Ol Scratch on April 17, 2008, 01:31:38 PM
Yank Rachel doing Diving Duck Blues is IT baby!

Where is this? I must see!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 17, 2008, 02:31:00 PM
Yank Rachel doing Diving Duck Blues is IT baby!

Where is this? I must see!

Its in one of the Louie Bluie scenes.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: SCWV on April 26, 2008, 03:26:35 AM
I have two wonderful You Tubes here:

[stream=475,325]http://youtube.com/watch?v=jmmMv22Srpg[/stream]

Japenese version of House of the Rising Sun by Chiaki Naomi

[stream=475,325]http://youtube.com/watch?v=d7cNtjQW4Mc[/stream]

Ang?lique Kidjo singing Summertime in, I think, in Yoruba.

I know that Summertime isn't really Country Blues, but I really like this clip.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 26, 2008, 09:11:32 AM
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Japenese version of House of the Rising Sun by Chiaki Naomi

There is a great tradition of Japanese vocal music.
iTunes has the record Japan: Traditional Vocal & Instrumental Music on the Nonesuch Explorer Series
with the great Ayako Handa, one of the great singers period! I challenge you not to be deeply moved by her performence here. Talk about soul!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: SCWV on April 28, 2008, 07:33:51 PM
Added Japan: Traditional Vocal & Instrumental Music that you recommended Mr. O'Muck after listening to Handa on YouTube to my already long laundry list of CDs that I want to purchase at some point in time.

Work at home, but have been busy trying to meet a heavy deadline.  Listened to your music from your MySpace page to help things speed along & it worked.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 28, 2008, 09:07:02 PM
Added Japan: Traditional Vocal & Instrumental Music that you recommended Mr. O'Muck after listening to Handa on YouTube to my already long laundry list of CDs that I want to purchase at some point in time.

Work at home, but have been busy trying to meet a heavy deadline.  Listened to your music from your MySpace page to help things speed along & it worked.

Thanks! We aim to please over here at O'Muck enterprises.....and fast!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: samjessin on April 29, 2008, 11:24:07 AM
May or may not be of interest but a modern era guy doing a post-war blues song on piano of all things!!! 

Michael Hurley doing Lightning Hopkins Lonesome Graveyard as the last song of his show at First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia.

[yt=425,350]<object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/BQIG7dZaIdQ&hl=en"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/BQIG7dZaIdQ&hl=en" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="355"></embed></object>[/yt]
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on April 29, 2008, 08:04:19 PM
Thanks Sam, I'm a Michael Hurley & Holy Modal Rounders (& their general schtick) fan from way back, that's really, really good deep piano playing IMO

PS my avatar lusts after your avatar but is too shy and generally shagged-out from carting a giant packet of biscuits around in the pouring rain to invite her out.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: markm on May 01, 2008, 08:47:54 AM
I think this guy is just a college student but man he knocks me out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxTLHpFFJs4  Keep you Light Trimmed and Burning

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmP72OV46TI&feature=related  Hard Time Killing Floor

This guy was born about 70 years too late.

Mark
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on May 01, 2008, 10:14:20 AM
Now there's a guy who has been working on his vocals.  ;D Thanks for posting Mark!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on May 01, 2008, 02:18:16 PM
Great interpretation of some Broonzy stuff
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q5E4VkPNjQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on May 01, 2008, 02:21:40 PM
Wow, terrific!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on May 01, 2008, 03:07:53 PM
That's what I'm talking about! What a great little trio! Damn!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on May 01, 2008, 04:57:31 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZpsC8SfMGk&feature=related

Warning: you *must* watch all 3 minutes and 5 seconds of this video. If you give up before 2:30, no good.

Lindy

(apologies if this vid has already been posted)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on May 01, 2008, 05:05:49 PM
Haha, what a great and weird video - I don't believe it had been posted!  So thanks for posting.

And <off topic> great seeing you in Lafayette, the Swing Band<->Jack Daniels tact worked perfectly.   ;D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on May 01, 2008, 07:25:36 PM
Great vids. Very talented players in both. Litwick is a hoot!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on May 01, 2008, 07:49:15 PM
Thanks for the reminder, Lindy. Brad Litwin is a clever, creative and talented guy to say the least. He has a couple of CDs available at CDBaby. I believe that I've watched another video or two of his via YouTube. Hopefully they're still up. "A Self-made Madman?"--Hey! That's my line!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on May 01, 2008, 09:52:44 PM
And now for something completely different. World music gone MAD!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U327iCwt_9k
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on May 02, 2008, 06:51:27 AM
Man, I wish I could do that Tuvan throat singing -- it would really impress the neighbors!  (the harmony, not the guttural, that is)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on May 02, 2008, 08:21:00 AM
Man, I wish I could do that Tuvan throat singing -- it would really impress the neighbors!  (the harmony, not the guttural, that is)

Don't try this at home!

Apparently the men who sing in that style have a very short life expectancy.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on May 02, 2008, 08:39:07 AM
Quote
Apparently the men who sing in that style have a very short life expectancy.

Swooning women? ..or jealous husbands?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on May 02, 2008, 08:43:19 AM
Man, I wish I could do that Tuvan throat singing -- it would really impress the neighbors!  (the harmony, not the guttural, that is)

Don't try this at home!

Apparently the men who sing in that style have a very short life expectancy.

Beaten to death by their neighbours?

(I'm often not much of a fan of crossover stuff, but those guys are great!)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on May 03, 2008, 01:53:28 AM
No, all that gritty throat stuff buggers something up.  I don't know, I'm not a doctor, but I'm sure I heard that fact from some good authority (maybe a doctor...).

Great clip though.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lin48 on May 03, 2008, 08:13:18 PM
Howdy!
Greetings from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  At last week's Blues Festival there was a set by Ace "Nightduck" Woods, a fellow who sings and plays harmonica and guitar . He is a street singer and has been around the Baton Rouge area for years.  Unfortunately, Ace did not play guitar for this gig, but instead someone else did (a guitarist called Mudcat, - obviously not the real Mudcat from Mississippi). There is a you tube video of the Nightduck at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vhzZJXNQSc
that Baton Rouge Bill uploaded. By doing a search  on youtube for Nightduck I came up with a couple of more videos taken at their performance.
All the best in the blues,
lin48
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on May 17, 2008, 09:32:49 AM
Once again, I've come across something on YouTube that seems so obvious that I'm surprised it hasn't been posted here before: a bunch of Paul Geremia videos dated January, 2008. Here's the link to Tootie Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZB9IOBAIwA&feature=related

Then check out all of the related links. Gold mine!

Lindy

p.s. If you go to the actual YouTube page, there seems to be more links to the January 2008 vids than shown in the embedded video.

p.p.s. Duh, I just noticed who the poster was--Stefan Grossman. These vids must be from the Guitar Workshop video of Geremia in performance, which I'd heard about but hadn't seen before. Really don't matter what the source is, the stuff is quality. Thank you, Stefan, for posting these.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on May 17, 2008, 10:28:11 AM
These vids must be from the Guitar Workshop video of Geremia in performance, which I'd heard about but hadn't seen before.

Here's the link:

http://guitarvideos.com/guitarartistry/13109dvd.htm

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Coyote Slim on May 18, 2008, 12:46:46 PM
Man, I wish I could do that Tuvan throat singing -- it would really impress the neighbors!  (the harmony, not the guttural, that is)

Don't try this at home!

Apparently the men who sing in that style have a very short life expectancy.

Riding horses and drinking fermented mare's milk probably has more to do with it than the way they sing.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on May 18, 2008, 05:47:53 PM
One of the guys sounds like a cross between Howlin' Wolf and Popeye!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on May 19, 2008, 01:23:17 AM
Last week I showed the Mongolians to top bluesman, Roger Hubbard and he really loved it.  I must admit to watching it quite a few times myself.

This country blues stuff is OK, but there's nothing like the real thing..... ( >:D)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 12, 2008, 09:20:41 PM
Great! Thanks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 13, 2008, 10:12:19 AM
this one's good too...
http://www.youtube.com/v/UVwIqXCtgCU
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 13, 2008, 10:14:58 AM
....technology.....bah! :'(
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on June 13, 2008, 12:48:42 PM
You're trying too hard Professor.  This is all that you need to do:

Code: [Select]
http://www.youtube.com/v/UVwIqXCtgCU
...the forum software will then embed the video automajically.  ;)

Photos look like Chicago.  It sure is easy to romanticize those times...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 13, 2008, 01:08:49 PM
Clever old forum software! And there was me thinking I'd cracked this embedding thing! Thanks for removing the rogue additional video!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: SCWV on June 15, 2008, 08:57:55 PM
And now for something completely different. World music gone MAD!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U327iCwt_9k

Great clip!  I was under the impression that I posted several clips pertaining to the blues & Tuvan music back in April (but not this one).  Either I meant to & forgot about it or that rascally, old Mr. O'Muck had them removed so he could have the first clips pertaining to blues & Tuvan music.

I suspect the former, but from what I've heard, one can never be to careful of that rascally, old MOM.

Here is what I meant to post back in April:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=QMiFKUJ7VzE  (http://youtube.com/watch?v=QMiFKUJ7VzE)(starting at the two minute mark)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=vMiKKRbSckY (http://youtube.com/watch?v=vMiKKRbSckY)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=M5Zx5xxQXxU&feature=related (http://youtube.com/watch?v=M5Zx5xxQXxU&feature=related)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MATlEKqauvk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MATlEKqauvk)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23G8B39I2OI (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23G8B39I2OI)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 15, 2008, 09:06:48 PM
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reat clip!  I was under the impression that I posted several clips pertaining to the blues & Tuvan music back in April (but not this one).  Either I meant to & forgot about it or that rascally, old Mr. O'Muck had them removed so he could have the first clips pertaining to blues & Tuvan music.

I suspect the former, but from what I've heard, one can never be to careful of that rascally, old MOM.

Here is what I meant to post back in April:

I'm flattered to be included in anyone's conspiracy theory, but this was pure zeitgeistian synchronicity.
Rascally, eh? Hmmm.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: SCWV on June 15, 2008, 09:16:02 PM
Quote
reat clip!  I was under the impression that I posted several clips pertaining to the blues & Tuvan music back in April (but not this one).  Either I meant to & forgot about it or that rascally, old Mr. O'Muck had them removed so he could have the first clips pertaining to blues & Tuvan music.

I suspect the former, but from what I've heard, one can never be to careful of that rascally, old MOM.

Here is what I meant to post back in April:

I'm flattered to be included in anyone's conspiracy theory, but this was pure zeitgeistian synchronicity.
Rascally, eh? Hmmm.

So a little bird told me.  I notice that you didn't question the old part though.  Sorry, for the weisenheimer crack, but you set yourself up for that one.

If the old clips, if they existed at all, suddenly reappeared, I wouldn't know what to think.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 24, 2008, 09:17:40 PM
Thanks for posting that, Frank.  I really like the actor who played Lemon, Art Ross.  He is always excellent.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 24, 2008, 09:23:10 PM
I was flabbergasted by this film when it came out. What was the bleeping point of the whole goddamn thing if you're gonna savage the music as they did here. And why the gleeping gizzards didn't they just lip sync Leadbelly's recordings? Also, they couldn't find a period Stella anywhere? What a goddamn mess. How many black actors were there out there better for the part than Roger Mosely fer chrisakes. And what , they couldn't afford a dialect coach to teach him a Louisiana accent? FEH! Fred Gerlach would have been a better choice than Dick Rosmini to play the twelve string parts too.

I can't wait to see the all Icelandic cast film version of the life of Blind Boy Fuller!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 24, 2008, 09:27:36 PM
Its Art Evans John. I knew him a little from the old village days and he'd also wander by when I was Busking in Central Park on Sundays. Nice guy and a good actor, one of the only bright spots in this film. But really..truth to the music please!  Burt Reynolds as George Friedrich Handel, music composed by Henry Mancinni! HYUK!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 24, 2008, 09:41:53 PM
What was the bleeping point of the whole goddamn thing if you're gonna savage the music as they did here.

Nothing but agreement, here - the soundtrack is just about entirely hollow...  useless as music, anyway.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 25, 2008, 11:36:24 AM
Good dance scenes though, and at least its a movie about Leadbelly.
Its an interesting study in the overpowering impulse to make things 'acceptable" to the general public.
This usually entails taking what makes the subject remarkable and diluting it until it no longer is.
Who exactly is served in the process? The subject? The audience? The investors who lose money on an unremarkable film? Well at least Art Evans got a good payday and hopefully some residuals.
And this was made by no less a personage than Gorden Parks! I guess Ingmar Bergman was unavailable.
But i wonder about Fellini or Satjyt Ray.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Cooljack on June 27, 2008, 02:25:20 AM
From what i've seen in those clips I have to say that is one of the most unconvincing 1920's/1930's depiction i've ever seen
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 27, 2008, 03:13:16 PM
Thanks, O'Muck, for the correction on Art Evans' name.  I really don't want to get it wrong because I've always admired his work.  I should not have given the impression that I watched the clips because I didn't, I just remembered seeing Art Evans playing Lemon and enjoying it, from a partial viewing of the movie on TV a number of years ago.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on June 28, 2008, 09:04:55 PM
Did a quick search for Furtado and the search engine thought I meant to search for "farted".  Hmmm....
SO...
TONY FURTADO!!
Banjo player extraordinaire and a damn fine bottlenecker to boot! 
Some newish vids popped up on youtube, so I thought I'd share one of 'em with y'all.
http://www.youtube.com/v/eSl5AfDKwCE&hl=en
Plenty more out there on the tube for those interested.
Take care.
Mike
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 30, 2008, 02:21:15 PM
I just came upon Houston Stackhouse with Joe Willie Wilkins, doing this great version of "Cool Drink Of Water, on another forum:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXjg9wlIT8A

"How about that?"

 :D Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 19, 2008, 05:22:35 PM

There's a whole bunch of these Maxwell Street vids on YouTube, and I think at least one of them (Robert Nighthawk) has already been posted here. But I really like this one--street gospel:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQP4Unmr2aA

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 19, 2008, 06:40:25 PM
Jam on the one!  :D

Man I wish I could dance like that - talk about loose.

Really love the two little girls walking through so nonchalantly.

Shave and a haircut, Shampoo, ending!  Love that too! :P

Thanks for posting that Lindy.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on September 20, 2008, 02:24:55 PM
dance (ballet) on Sonny Terry's 'Harmonica Breakdown'

http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=O1C7uMMfLqY

the dance itself starts at 2.30 and is a joy to watch; the rest (also in part 1) is Jane Dudley, the choreographer explaining about the dance and how and when it was conceived.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 20, 2008, 08:20:41 PM
Nice. Did it sound like the Sonny Terry piece was slowed down to you? The B&W stills were beautiful too.
How'd you happen to stumble onto this Carl?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on September 21, 2008, 03:08:21 AM
I saw it on tv performed by a white dancer a long time ago, so not this slowed down version.   Seeing Sonny Terry by accident on Youtube I thought about the dance again and did a search. isn't the internet amazing  ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on September 28, 2008, 02:26:07 PM
Don't remember seeing this one of Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachel doing Mailman Blues in the '50s. Couldn't find it in a search, either. No embedding allowed.

www.youtube.com/               watch?v=d-DGNLmFsJg&NR=1

Looks like some other's are connected to it.

Edit - Weird, even just posting from the www creates an imbed which then shows an "unavailable" message, with no way to click through. Delete the large gap in the above url and cut and paste into your browser. Best I can do.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: 67rene on September 29, 2008, 11:50:13 AM
Don't remember seeing this one of Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachel doing Mailman Blues in the '50s.

That video is not from the 1950s but from the 1966 American Folk Blues Festival in UK.
Recorded Wed. 28 Sept London Royal Abert Hall.
( I have a DVD bought from ebay UK )
Needless to say that Yank & Estes video knocks me off
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on September 29, 2008, 12:38:40 PM
Sorry. Typo. Says '66 right on the youtube title. Thanks for the correction.

Yeah, knocks my socks off, too.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on September 29, 2008, 02:40:20 PM
the 1966 American Folk Blues Festival in UK.
Recorded Wed. 28 Sept London Royal Abert Hall.
( I have a DVD bought from ebay UK )

Rene - is there any other Sleepy John Estes/Yank Rachell on the DVD?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: 67rene on October 03, 2008, 11:32:53 AM
Frank, no it?s the only one on this DVD.
I have a few more songs of Yank on VHS tapes.
I still need to get these transferred to DVD/ Video CD .... may take some time

do you know this little video from Adelphi records ?
http://www.adelphirecords.com/video/YankSleepy.html (http://www.adelphirecords.com/video/YankSleepy.html)

Well it?s very poor picture and sound quality but I love it anyways

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on October 08, 2008, 01:11:57 PM
Just stumbled across a version of Diddy Wah Diddy that I really liked...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI4aE21KWLg

Ashley Dow (guitar/vocals) came up briefly in a search, so I'm sure some o' y'all know this guy already.  Great player.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on October 08, 2008, 01:25:31 PM
Nice. And I'm gonna steal more washboard licks than guitar licks.-G-

Haven't heard of Ashley Dow. Have to Google him.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Nicolas Dussart on October 08, 2008, 03:33:06 PM
Haven't heard of Ashley Dow. Have to Google him.

Ashley and Deborah Dow are an excellent english country blues duo based in southern France, and named RagMamaRag. Their website is :
http://www.ragmamarag.co.uk/
With a lot of video to watch !
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on October 08, 2008, 08:06:50 PM
Very guitar-centric of me to only mention Ashley.  The washboard kept me as enthralled as the guitar.  Just great music all around.

Now for something completely different:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCalc5JrDeM

While working on a bottleneck version of this tune I stumbled across this version.  Boyd Rivers.  AMAZING VOCALS!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 09, 2008, 08:19:29 PM
  Boyd Rivers.  AMAZING VOCALS!!

WOW! Thats the stuff alright!  Never heard of him either. Thanks for the intro.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 09, 2008, 08:31:22 PM
Here's some more Sam Chatmon footage I came up on another forum:


Cheers

Pan

Just Fucking amazing! That's a treasure, and what an unusual right hand position he used. Thanks for this.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: billdraper on October 17, 2008, 11:50:00 PM
I really like this one by Sister Rosetta Tharpe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOmRm0-acJw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOmRm0-acJw)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 18, 2008, 03:48:57 AM
Jimi Hendrix accoustic guitar..Is that a KG-11 ???





I'm guessing that's a big ol' Kay. First I thought it might be a J200 but the upper bout shape is different as is the bridge and inlay design. Makes Jimi sound positively down home!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on October 23, 2008, 08:32:41 AM

Warning: Political content, but with a good dance beat, Louisiana style.

ZydecObama:

http://thewhirlybird.com/links.html

I can't tell for sure, but it looks like they might be cooking up some pork in the gumbo pot . . .

Please make the effort to vote!

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 23, 2008, 10:07:25 PM
I like that Zydo-Cajun Obama video.

Made me start thinkin' 'bout my favorite Zydeco guy. Listen to how he attacks a phrase sideways. Extraordinary!

http://www.youtube.com/v/j3bvnRV-Zek&hl=en&fs=1

Don't know why this is coming in twice. Apologies.


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 23, 2008, 10:09:20 PM
Boozoo Chavis btw.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 23, 2008, 10:30:25 PM
O'Muck -- the forum will embed the video automatically, all you need is the following:

Code: [Select]
http://www.youtube.com/v/j3bvnRV-Zek&hl=en&fs=1
Cheers,
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on October 25, 2008, 12:09:30 AM
Elijah Wald just turned me on to Karen Dalton at PT this summer.  And I just finally thought about youtubing her name! Absolutely beautiful stuff!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-BIKjypNsE&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlw6S-IYSmE&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oRJyffGdIY&feature=related

[Edit]: While I'm thinkin' 'bout bluesy female vocalists that should be WAY more famous than they are/were...  Just found some ol' Barbara Dane (via Hitchcock):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebDRW5xdGFE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 30, 2008, 01:45:34 PM
Here's a 14 minute film of Fred Mc Dowell from 1969 called "Blues Maker".

http://www.archive.org/details/blues_maker_1969

You can download the film too, if you want to.

Also from the same site, a 16 minute film from 1947 of the the origins of banjo and development of southern folk music, featuring a young Pete Seeger.

http://www.archive.org/details/to_hear_your_banjo_play

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 31, 2008, 12:03:03 PM
Whut the.......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhtG5YrQ-lY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 01, 2008, 08:50:57 AM
Whut the.......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhtG5YrQ-lY


That Sweet Emma Barrett is fabulous. It also led to this Gus Cannon bit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdGR9duRZ78&NR=1
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 01, 2008, 03:42:33 PM
Ain't she something though! I'll tell ya, that youtube is dangerous! You can fall in and never come out.
Hours go by!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on November 04, 2008, 10:27:41 PM
A couple clips of Martin, Bogan & Armstong (with Jethro Burns in the second one!).  Horrible sound quality, but we're all used to that right?  ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGyL2bsGWaA&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVz-umy8QI0&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on November 14, 2008, 10:01:14 PM
There's one for the quote generator:

You don't know whether to cut their throat or to cry again. That's the blues! (spells) B L U S E ! - Son House

Killer clip. Bloomfield is too much, like when he outs himself for being a rich kid? And the young Butterfield. I'd never seen any of Son's interview, either. The whole thing really gives a feeling of that era. Seeing footage of the early Canned Heat, with Wilson, also makes that connection for me.

All for now.
John C.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 14, 2008, 10:19:10 PM
Where'd it all go? I think this is from the movie "Festival" which I've never seen, and I think it documents Newport 65? The same year of Bob's electrical metamorphosis.  The truth is that to a large degree his commercial success really did signal the death of that scene, and except for him, what replaced it was mostly less interesting imo.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 18, 2008, 07:22:49 PM
Ran across this:

http://www.adelphirecords.com/film.html
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 22, 2008, 10:03:24 PM
Had to share this even though its not CB.

http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=y4JlsncEwXI (http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=y4JlsncEwXI)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on November 23, 2008, 08:01:38 AM
Outstanding.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 23, 2008, 04:45:15 PM
The Kid is TEN! Can you believe it? Yikes!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 23, 2008, 08:17:58 PM
Note to self:
-smash my guitars
-set pieces on fire
-jump off cliff
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Richard on November 24, 2008, 01:17:15 AM
Why can't we train all our kids to do that?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bricktown Bob on November 24, 2008, 08:05:34 PM
Made me wonder what Django sounded like at 10.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 29, 2008, 05:15:22 PM
Still OT and not CB, but if you liked the previous gypsy jazz stuff, check out this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk9qNOQVqhI

That's a very young Jimmy Rosenberg on the solo guitar on most of the clip. He's barely big enough to hold the guitar!  :o

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 30, 2008, 09:05:33 PM
FUCK a DUCK!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on November 30, 2008, 10:05:27 PM
What's OT mean? (out-tanding?)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on December 01, 2008, 07:37:28 AM
Off topic. But wow. I think the kid was an alien robot gypsy jazz guitar player.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: outfidel on December 11, 2008, 07:09:22 PM
Don Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) playing Henry "Ragtime" Thomas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-VnXxdngig
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on December 18, 2008, 10:11:50 PM
Wizz Jones was just brought up again in another thread, so I thought of posting his version of "Come Back Baby/Glory of Love".  Great performance!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JB7MqYnTio8&feature=channel_page
And I wanted to see if I could get this documentary to embed this time.  I tried repeatedly on the other Wizz youtube post and it still won't work.  ???
This one's got brief versions of "Down on Penny's Farm" and "Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie" with new lyrics, but it's mostly a lot of talking about how Wizz and other Beatniks were terrorizing the good people of Cornwall with their filthy long hair (1960).  Hilarious!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDsQSOf6_ow
Edit: Okay, no trouble this time.  That's weird.  I was doing the same thing I always do, but the vids just would not embed on the other Wizz post.  Even just now when I tried to edit it.  ???
I'll delete the old one.  Here's his "Corrinne" as well:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O55oZzQpgno&feature=channel
Second Edit: The bottom of page 16 is haunted, now Sweet Emma and Gus are no longer embedded.  ???
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 19, 2008, 01:42:52 AM
I really like the attack Wizz has in his right hand.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on December 19, 2008, 01:58:52 AM
PP  You've gone soft - all that ukulele'ing and messing around with the guitar on its back must have made you lose your attack!  Nice example of '60's "folk blues" though. ;D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 19, 2008, 07:17:55 AM
PP  You've gone soft - all that ukulele'ing and messing around with the guitar on its back must have made you lose your attack!  Nice example of '60's "folk blues" though. ;D

At least I've stopped short of getting a banjo - perish the thought!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 19, 2008, 09:56:32 AM
...this has got to be my favourite Wizzvid...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_59zZQsVVDo&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on December 19, 2008, 04:23:40 PM
Aaargh... Cliff Mitchelmore and Alan Whicker on Tonight...! Blast from the past, very funny...

Quote
"Come Back Baby/Glory of Love".  Great performance!

Indeed, had me grinning from ear to ear by the end, which is what it's all about for me these days. Love that quirky broken timing and very original licks he pulls out.

The scene in the German club is the nightmare gig from hell . . .
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: mossy creek on December 23, 2008, 11:27:59 AM
What sort of pipes is Dom Flemons playing in his clip (I love that sound!).

                            Bob
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on December 23, 2008, 11:34:32 AM
Quills.  Yeah, I gotta make me some o' them someday... 
Here's a good thread:
http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=4363.0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 09, 2009, 01:24:40 AM
Thanks for pointing that out, Mr. O'M.  Good old Fred - musically the man could do no wrong.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 09, 2009, 06:23:03 PM
The Fred McDowell hill country helicopter trance groove is very cool.

I was noticing the right hand, he's hitting the higher bass octave note (4th string) on the one and the bottom on the two. Watched a few others vids as I was sucked into the youtube vortex, same thing. Funny I'd never figured that out before now.

On the same track, I was picking up on his trick of hitting the high note with the slide really fast and putting more emphasis on the slide down. That's totally backwards to the way 99% of slide players operate, self included.

Nice TR2 in the opening shots.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on January 10, 2009, 03:39:23 AM
Rivers writes: "his trick of hitting the high note with the slide really fast and putting more emphasis on the slide down. That's totally backwards to the way 99% of slide players operate, self included."

Attacking the note quickly and then adding vibrato (or not) down from there is a regular part of a slide players armory, along with the longer  and/or slower slides into the note, hammers & pulls etc. Just listen to Tampa Red, it's all over his playing.
 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 10, 2009, 08:55:57 AM
Right, and just possibly Tampa Red is in that 1%?

'Regular part of a slide player's armory...', well thanks for the tip there, I'll try and remember that.  ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on January 10, 2009, 01:54:49 PM
 Rivers,   I'm sorry, do you mean 99% of present day players of slide, or the old guys? If it's present day I might go along with you quite a way.

You might also want to check out King Solomon Hill amongst others. Check his "Tell me Baby" for extreme examples of this rapid attack.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 10, 2009, 03:22:03 PM
I expressed myself badly. Fred sounds quite unique to me. Two of the ways he differentiates himself is with a) the alternating right hand thumb hitting the higher bass on the 1, and the lower bass on the 2

The second point I was trying to make was his very unusual octave percussive slides and the immediate transformation back to a descending melody line. The main point was he gets to the high note with little or no emphasis on the run up, it's basically damped, so when the note arrives it's 'wham' with no fluff. I don't hear anything like this in Tampa Red's playing, though technically he may be doing roughly the same thing at certain points. Tampa Red is silky smooth and with a vocabulary that made him capable of pulling out anything. In Fred's case it's a signature lick, I'd have to listen but feel pretty sure many or even most of his songs' breaks were built around variations of it.

The differences in two players playing the same passage are in feel and timing, expression, nuances. Tampa and Fred were brilliant slide players worlds apart. I may try and copy some of those moves from the video, they sure sound good. And it's good to see them in action, much harder to visualize what he's up to from the recordings. I've been fooling with Fred's stuff for a while on and off.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Richard on January 11, 2009, 08:37:51 AM
Sliding down from the 7th (or IV) to the tonic on the top string is a standard Casey Bill lick... I mean, who else might I know anything about the rest hold the guitars in funny way  :D

And, I would venture to suggest it's a TR3 or TR3A since the TR2 had the grill set back inside the air scoop... I had one each and they all used to spin around in the wet, strange that  :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 11, 2009, 10:08:24 AM
HeHe! I just knew someone was gonna call me on that TR2/3 thing!  8)

Phil has suggested we start a new topic on slide techniques and move the convo there. This is a great suggestion and I'll do that as soon as I've had breakfast and another coffee or two.

Mark.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Richard on January 11, 2009, 10:28:23 AM
Wonderful idea.

Then perchance we could have a "classic British sports car handles like a bucket of ummm " thread, I must have owned\tested\destroyed most of them  :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 11, 2009, 11:52:16 AM
Lusting after a new Cooper S JC Works here...

OK I've started a new topic called You've Got To Move - Slide Tips & Techniques (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=128&topic=5331.0) for further discussion on this.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on February 27, 2009, 09:24:51 PM
That's a sad piece and a beautiful understated performance. I'm a big Crudup fan, thanks for posting that.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 28, 2009, 05:59:56 AM
That's a sad piece and a beautiful understated performance. I'm a big Crudup fan, thanks for posting that.
I'll second that, nice one OM. May I take the opportunity to remind folk of this http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=2273.0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 28, 2009, 06:07:51 AM
Moving on many levels, and very sad indeed. Kapipitalism...FEH!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 04, 2009, 03:53:43 PM
Yank!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iOAkZ9s3fw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Iye8Y-7NI
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 04, 2009, 07:31:14 PM
And what else was happening in 1927?  Amazing non blues footage. I thought some of you would be as moved by this as I am.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GZdZUouzBY (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GZdZUouzBY)

Watch Einstein as he emerges. He has just essentially been marginalized by Bohr and the quantum mechanics Mafia with whom he disagreed. My money's still on Albert though.
A great book on the subject is "Einstein Defiant" by a fellow named Bolles I believe.

1927, worlds away from the Mississippi flood. Hope no one minds this digression,
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on March 04, 2009, 08:25:50 PM
I've never been too sure about "Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle".

And where was Schroedinger, or his cat for that matter? See my article in Naturwissenschaften, 1928
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 04, 2009, 08:28:26 PM
Quote
I've never been too sure about "Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle".



Heeeyaaawwwwkkkk! >:D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 11, 2009, 02:52:26 PM
Has anyone posted this one yet?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXdkUahBoSI&feature=channel
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 02, 2009, 08:33:04 AM
Alvin Youngblood Hart doing Gallows Pole:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_T89f6IVxw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on April 11, 2009, 12:15:12 AM
Not youtube, but... this seemed like the best place for this...  70s blues documentary featuring bb king playing an acoustic...
Give My Poor Heart Ease: Mississippi Delta Bluesmen
http://www.folkstreams.net/film,80
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on April 17, 2009, 03:33:11 PM
a lil' more quill inspiration from dom flemons of the chocolate drops...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYURgz69xjo
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Blue in VT on April 17, 2009, 09:24:18 PM
Thanks for stokin the fire Bronsa!!  great vid!

Blue
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 28, 2009, 03:19:23 PM
Here's a 1935 film clip of Mamie Smith doing "Harlem Blues". The recent discussion of vocal harmonies came to mind when I listened to the great male vocal harmonies in the end of the song. Made me think of the mid 50's "Doo-Wop" craze, only some 20 years early, and very professionally done.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AN3pxrRzMM&feature=related

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on May 28, 2009, 08:10:05 PM
Was that Ollie (Hardy) dubbed onto the end?

Hmm. Notice they were playing a trick taking card game, like Hearts. Not that I think they were actually looking at the cards. The same guy collected all the tricks.

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on May 28, 2009, 08:37:04 PM
Interesting, that's actually a cleaned up, simplified and shortened version of Crazy Blues, with the refs to wasting cops and Chinese folks doing opiates predictably redacted. Nice, I love Mamie Smith and that song in particular. Oh for the full version of Crazy Blues.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on June 24, 2009, 12:20:13 AM
Here come Deford Bailey now, with his harmonica:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e7VBJTHWxo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjlR8eS0YPM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 24, 2009, 04:30:48 AM
Here come Deford Bailey now, with his harmonica:

miraculous!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on July 14, 2009, 01:59:12 PM
Some of Eric Bibb's stuff is too smooth and poppy for me...  But I can't get enough of this performance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuevrAylpic
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on July 14, 2009, 03:04:21 PM
Eric is fantastic.  Sure hes not quite traditional- and plays some soully stuff, but a fine singer and player with his feet firmly planted in the blues.

My wife bought tickets to see him a couple of years back at Norwich University.  One of the best things she has ever done for me- was a fantastic gig.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on July 21, 2009, 11:12:55 AM


Don't think this one's been mentioned here: "Allen Bros Rag" by the R. Crumb East River String Band.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upcS5t_J-ms

And, of course, on the same page are links to other songs by the same band.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 21, 2009, 12:05:05 PM
If you haven't come across this one yet, you might like it - great set of instruments, including a tiple! And some great moves and audience shots:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkJrpr4wEAI&feature=rec-HM-fresh+div
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 02, 2009, 12:30:30 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KdtyewpZ9M&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on August 02, 2009, 03:36:47 PM
Great Clip!  This is: Blind James Campbell String Band doing "John Henry".  I wonder what year this was filmed?

Love the girls dancing - so cool.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on August 03, 2009, 04:36:55 AM
Quote
Great Clip!  This is: Blind James Campbell String Band doing "John Henry".  I wonder what year this was filmed?

The Arhoolie LP was recorded in 1963.  It looks like the band is wearing the same clothes as on the Arhoolie LP cover picture, so 1963 or so is a good guess.

Thanks to Stefan Wirz for the recording date and cover shot.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on August 03, 2009, 09:00:20 AM
The Arhoolie LP was recorded in 1963.  It looks like the band is wearing the same clothes as on the Arhoolie LP cover picture, so 1963 or so is a good guess.

Thanks to Stefan Wirz for the recording date and cover shot.
DJ, Stefan's discographies give date of LP/CD release rather than recording. Dave Mangurian and Don Hill first recorded them in Spring 1961 followed by CS who recorded them extensively from October 1962 to April 1963. The LP draws its material from four "sessions" over that period.

Back to topic. In the past I've seen a minutes worth of this incorporated into a blues documentary but for the life of me can't recall which one.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: phhawk on August 03, 2009, 08:32:14 PM
The Blind James Campbel film rivals the Whistlers Jug Band film as one of the best folk blues films ever.

The car behind them looks like something form the late 50's, although, in the 2nd shot it looks like an early Volkswagen van behind them. Couldn't have been many of them around at that time.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on August 24, 2009, 11:25:09 PM

Two fresh videos of Ernie Hawkins:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9arneqOsdY&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRHaipmmu84&feature=player_embedded


There are a couple of others on YouTube. Recorded earlier this month.

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 25, 2009, 12:01:35 PM
I love piano blues! Lots of great players, but my all time favourite is Jimmy Yancey. Unfortunately no videos of him on youtube - but this guy is close enough for me, right down to the idiosyncratic ending....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XJRWRYq5WU&feature=channel_page
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 29, 2009, 10:23:36 AM
Apparently the original filmmakers have added this J.B. Lenoir 1964 film clip on to YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU-TIrdD1PE&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fuser%2Fguidoman&feature=player_profilepage#t=75

Sorry if this has been posted already.

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 11, 2009, 08:16:57 PM
Don't know if this has been posted yet but ....man...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mohuaJWFGVU&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 12, 2009, 01:51:49 AM
Thanks for that Mr. O'M.  That voice, that guitar!  I'll be digging out some Johnny Shines LPs to revisit in the next few days.

A Golden Weenie to O'Muck for finding and posting that one.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 25, 2009, 06:07:23 AM
You can watch an entire 1h 15 min concert by the Carolina Chocolate Drops here:

http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/artist_detail.cfm?artist_id=CRLNACHOC

Note that if you launch a RealPlayer, you can view the video on full screen.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 27, 2009, 08:34:44 AM
http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8276000/8276099.stm (http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8276000/8276099.stm)

BBC interview with Honeyboy Edwards. Audio only.
Warning:
Robert Johnson crossroads reference!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on October 08, 2009, 03:42:49 PM
Whilst cruising youtube tonight I found the video below, of Booker singing Jelly Roll Blues.  It looks very much like it is a clip from the "party at home" which gives the title to a wonderful CD discussed here some time ago.

Furry Lewis is in the backround and, with a little digging, you can find him playing Lay My Burden Down also.  There is a marvellous 10 seconds in the Furry video where Booker is filmed taking a swig from a bottle wrapped in brown paper, and discretely slippnig it away into a pocket.  I'm guessing most of us would have loved to be at that party sipping a beer with them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf-vK-kX6p8&feature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCqbKdnHZTs

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: SuitcaseSam on October 08, 2009, 11:11:37 PM
Here is a clip of my friend Alan Smithline from YouTube, one of about 11 he has there, of Rev. Gary Davis' "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning", playing a vintage Gibson J35 left handed, a video made in Berkeley, CA from 2003.

Alan was the last driver to live with Rev. Davis (1970-71), he slept in the attic of Davis's house in Queens, and he is a great player and teacher of Gary Davis, Blind Blake, Bo Carter and other country blues. He has a lot of stories about RGD, is one of the true blue keepers of the flame, and has a sense of humor as you might see towards the end of this. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQqpbxzj4YI
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on October 09, 2009, 07:50:07 AM
Welcome to Weenie Campbell, SS.

Yes, I've run into Alan several times here in the Bay area, most notably at Steve Mann's last party at the house, up on the north end of Shattuck, a few years back, but also at the SF Free Folk Festival a few times where we jammed and talked a bit.

Again, welcome.

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Richard on October 09, 2009, 02:35:47 PM
Long fingers and look at that thumb!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on October 09, 2009, 09:31:39 PM
The fellow who did the Jimmy Yancey has this great one as well:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-yT2fovbjQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on October 23, 2009, 01:53:43 AM
Pinetop Smith, eat your heart out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9nO9Ro_kd4
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on October 23, 2009, 05:56:48 AM
I never realised that Dracula was gay...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 23, 2009, 06:16:15 AM
Someone could write a thesis on the sociological significance of Liberace's acceptance by the American public.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 23, 2009, 06:55:19 AM
No kidding.  Interesting part of the clip is when he first asks all the women to yell "hey" and then asks all the men to yell "hey" - and then with a smile asks if he left anyone out....pause... oh I thought Tiny Tim might be in the audience (!) - I wonder if many got the joke in 1969!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on October 23, 2009, 07:26:19 AM
Liberace was gay?!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 23, 2009, 08:06:27 AM
 :D

Despite his lawsuits declaring he was not, I think so, IMO.  He did have a young body guard, driver and alleged live-in boyfriend that sued him for palimony in 1982. 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on October 23, 2009, 08:31:30 AM
J.C. Burris doing some hambone on a San Francisco local tv show, with one of the strangest segues/endings I've seen on youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iQxpicCnB8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 23, 2009, 08:56:59 AM
YIKES! Instructional video on why not to drop acid before hosting a show.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on November 15, 2009, 10:55:06 AM
J.C. Burris doing some hambone on a San Francisco local tv show, with one of the strangest segues/endings I've seen on youtube.

Great hambone!  Did anyone check out the clip of JC from the same show playing bones and harp together?  Very nice.  It is after the harp only tune at the start.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edX_vVtmdTA&feature=player_embedded#
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on November 28, 2009, 05:05:46 AM
Cootie Stark
http://rittman.blogspot.com/2008/03/cootie-stark-king-of-piedmont-blues.html
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 05, 2009, 08:32:43 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSxUXpgHM50

Wyman claims that Big Bill learned guitar from Papa Charlie jackson. Can anybody confirm this? I've never heard that before, or i've shed those brain cells.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on December 05, 2009, 12:18:24 PM
Wyman claims that Big Bill learned guitar from Papa Charlie jackson. Can anybody confirm this? I've never heard that before, or i've shed those brain cells.
On page 32 of Wyman's 'Blues Odyssey' tome (2001) he has another slant on it:

"He [Jackson] inspired Big Bill Broonzy and the two men recorded together in 1935, but none of these sides were released".

Learning guitar from, and being inspired by, are somewhat different Mr Wyman.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on December 07, 2009, 09:26:02 AM
Frank Fairfield - has he been mentioned here?  I only saw a peripheral mention in the performance threads.
http://www.myspace.com/frankfairfield
Links to videos on his myspace page as well.

Dave
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 12, 2009, 05:45:54 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeAAMmk83Fc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 12, 2009, 05:48:32 AM
This is the first part, view first.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0i8GJxdyrQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 12, 2009, 06:13:49 AM
Thanks for sharing that Mr. O'M. You can't beat a bit of Fred at any time, but especially on a Saturday afternoon when you're supposed to be doing a bit of housework.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 05, 2010, 11:55:09 AM

Thanks to Gordy for turning me on to this vid.

Hold onto your hats . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tx4cRw6TIIg

Lindy


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 06, 2010, 01:30:35 AM
Fantastic!  And so nonchalant...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: maddoggirl on January 15, 2010, 08:32:57 AM
Browsing and I hit upon this rather talented chap who plays and sings Blind Lemon as though it were about the easiest thing in the world. Astounding.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1flRlnjBrzs&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 15, 2010, 09:08:06 AM
Lindy, thats one of the greatest things I've ever seen in my life. Her left hand dance is just unbelievable! Backflips!
And Madogirl, that Chap doing Crawlin' Baby Blues is our own Frank Basile a heavy duty Weenie contributor and mainstay. Great player and singer!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: maddoggirl on January 15, 2010, 09:17:14 AM
Lindy, thats one of the greatest things I've ever seen in my life. Her left hand dance is just unbelievable! Backflips!
And Madogirl, that Chap doing Crawlin' Baby Blues is our own Frank Basile a heavy duty Weenie contributor and mainstay. Great player and singer!

Ooh, I had no idea! I thought it would probably have appeared on this thread before, but I was so thrilled that I didn't have the patience to check. Wow, nice to know he's around these parts - those of us with no musical inclinations need him to balance us out :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on January 15, 2010, 12:16:45 PM
And Madogirl, that Chap doing Crawlin' Baby Blues is our own Frank Basile a heavy duty Weenie contributor and mainstay. Great player and singer!
Magic!

Madogirl go to his website http://www.donegone.net there's lots more very varied and enthralling. If he ever tours the UK I'll be first in line.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 16, 2010, 02:27:49 AM
And Madogirl, that Chap doing Crawlin' Baby Blues is our own Frank Basile a heavy duty Weenie contributor and mainstay. Great player and singer!
Magic!

Madogirl go to his website http://www.donegone.net there's lots more very varied and enthralling. If he ever tours the UK I'll be first in line.

I don't think so, Alan - you'll be in the queue behind me!

And ditto your comments about Frankie's website which is a charming place to visit in cyberspace.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bzean1234 on January 16, 2010, 08:28:54 AM
Wow, that's awesome!  



Thanks to Gordy for turning me on to this vid.

Hold onto your hats . . .

Lindy



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 18, 2010, 09:38:19 PM
The song that in some form was likely was the Model for We Shall Overcome
Rev. Gary Davis - I'll be Alright

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHPvCP3wls0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 21, 2010, 09:36:16 AM
Great music. Wracking my brain trying to figure out where I have a recording of this song, perhaps under another title? Can't find it anywhere. Oh well. I did get to listen to The Uncloudy Day as compensation.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on January 21, 2010, 10:00:52 AM
Thanks for the post, Mr. O. As Andrew said--Great music! (BTW UB: There's a version on "Have A Little More Faith")
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 21, 2010, 10:52:33 AM
Thanks for the post, Mr. O. As Andrew said--Great music! (BTW UB: There's a version on "Have A Little More Faith")

Thanks Stuart. The mystery deepens for me. My CD of that is no where to be found, and not on my iPod either.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on January 22, 2010, 03:25:45 PM
i can't get enough of this guy.  i'd love to hear him do an all guitar album.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjbV-PXbI3c
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 23, 2010, 02:11:00 AM
Earlier this week, Blueshome put me wise to a new site with great promise: hollowneck.com.

Via that site I discovered this gem. I'd never heard of Brazilian lap slide guitarist, Christiaan Oyens before, but I love his stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6lN0jfUuZA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: unezrider on January 28, 2010, 11:50:10 PM
hello friend,
i was reminded of this with the recent luke jordan thread. enjoy!
chris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgDbzd_tIEw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgDbzd_tIEw)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 29, 2010, 03:19:51 AM
I love it, Chris. And that's one of my favourite tracks. Great stuff!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Blue in VT on January 29, 2010, 07:40:34 AM
 :) :)

that may be one of the stranger things I've seen in a long time...Great tune though!

Blue
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: LD50 on January 29, 2010, 08:40:22 AM
Well, as long as we're on the subject of mountain blues guitar players, there's also this gem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P25MzynOHM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 29, 2010, 08:51:26 AM

When I checked out the Dick Justice vid, I noticed this one . . .

http://www.youtube.com/user/IplayBanjoNow#p/u

She's got 18 vids on her youtube site, most of them classics that we all love. Anyone know who she is? She's obviously got the country blues fever, I've sent her an invitation to come visit us at Weenie. She seems like a good candidate for a scholarship to Port Townsend.

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on January 31, 2010, 02:21:11 AM
Lone Wolf Zoda from Japan does a nice version of Blake's "Too Tight Rag"

Hold on to your hats at 1.38   :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj9PnFXjeGQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 31, 2010, 07:25:04 AM
Who needs spoons players!  :D 

Impressive!  I mean just overcoming the language barrier is a lot of work!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: col on February 02, 2010, 01:49:18 PM
Lone Wolf Zoda from Japan does a nice version of Blake's "Too Tight Rag"

Hold on to your hats at 1.38   :)



superb :-D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 13, 2010, 01:43:49 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6QHkQ2p-iw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 14, 2010, 03:51:47 AM
thanks for the tip - I just love that guy!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 16, 2010, 08:51:17 PM
Quote
Lone Wolf Zoda from Japan does a nice version of Blake's "Too Tight Rag"

Hold on to your hats at 1.38   

Now that's what I'm talkin' about! Let's forget for a moment that that amount of movement would leave me too out of breath to sing, I think Lone Wolf has raised the performance bar to something we should all aspire to. Kim & Frank, I'll be lookin' for some fancy footwork on the 28th! :P I also think we owe it to our wider international audience to start translating and performing our repertoires in other languages Urdu, Manx and Finnish for starters!

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 17, 2010, 01:08:09 AM
Mr. O'M., I have a wonderful CD by The Fujii called - wait for it - "We Pray the Brooze", which is all sung in Japanese. This was a trio featuring Koichi Fujishima ("Fuji") on slide resophonic guitar and vocals, Paul Shearsmith on pocket trumpet and tuned gas main (I kid you not) and classical violinist, Shimaky Fumica.

I take great delight in playing this album to visitors. Some love it and some hate it and none are undecided! I really rate it. Unfortunately both websites given on the cover seem to be defunct. However, if you want a copy I can contact Paul Shearsmith here in the UK.

Edit: Just noticed they have some second-hand copies on Amazon UK and only one new one left. Here's a couple of comments about the band on the web:
http://www.xstreameast.co.uk/reviews.php?id=46
http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/programme/TheFuji.shtm

I just remembered I reviewed the album for a British magazine, so if you want a copy of my drivel, please PM me.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 17, 2010, 04:07:32 AM
Kim & Frank, I'll be lookin' for some fancy footwork on the 28th! :P

If you bring your laptop, you can watch LWZ while listening to us play Cat-Iron.  See? problem solved!  You can thank me later...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 17, 2010, 06:00:34 AM
And here's one of Germany's finest doing a couple of pieces. The first one is autobiographical and shifts the blues into the Bavarian woods (sorry O' M. - it's in English). There's another video on there of Willie playing slide which is easy to find.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5faIwBs8r4Q&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on February 17, 2010, 08:53:03 AM
I also think we owe it to our wider international audience to start translating and performing our repertoires in other languages Urdu, Manx and Finnish for starters!

I think that we should start with the very rare and equally obscure OMuck dialect, of which, I'm told, only one native speaker remains! :P

In the early seventies I went to one of Tex Logan's parties. The Bluegrass 45's were there. They were Japanese university students who learned to sing and play bluegrass from listening to--guess what?--bluegrass 45's. They were great, and the experience was surreal, to say the least.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 17, 2010, 10:11:24 AM
Quote
"We Pray the Brooze",

God! I O0 think I'll have to reconsider the title for my way in the future forthcoming cd.
Herr Salomon is damn good, and not a trace of an accent. Is he an American ex pat?
As for dancin', Frank I'm thinkin' a couple of go-go cages......
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 17, 2010, 10:27:20 AM
Shhhh.. "We Pray the Brooze" can be downloaded here:

http://www.mediafire.com/?iwmnmzyoqqa

I like what I've heard so far... but have not heard the Gas Main being played yet.  :P

This is a RAR file, 79 megs, you'll need an evaluation copy of WinZip or some other RAR de-archiver or unarchive.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 17, 2010, 10:40:40 AM
Shhhh.. "We Pray the Brooze" can be downloaded here:

it is just plumb mind-boggling what can be found online with just a google between you and it.

wow.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 17, 2010, 10:43:41 AM
[As for dancin', Frank I'm thinkin' a couple of go-go cages......

a boa?  pasties?  hmmmm...

there is nothing scarier than a guy who takes his shirt off to reveal what appears to be a mohair sweater...  and he's wearing pasties...  that ain't schtick...  that's schtuck!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 18, 2010, 01:07:20 AM
I'm really glad I reminded myself about the album by The Fujii.  I hope more Weenies get to hear it and like it.

Willie Salomon is German, but did have an American father. However, to the best of my knowledge he was born and raised in Germany. I'll have to ask him.  Check out his website: williesalomon.com and his CDs are worth a listen as well - he has been mentioned on this forum before.  I bought my Kalamazoo from Willie, who has a fine collection of vintage instruments, with the emphasis on old Gibsons.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 19, 2010, 04:53:45 PM
vintage otis bros:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAQujy1-1ls
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 19, 2010, 05:00:56 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5faIwBs8r4Q&feature=related

I like his vocal timing - loose!  When he starts talking in German, he sounds like a German commentator discussing the guy who we just heard playing and singing!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 20, 2010, 01:06:12 PM
Bob really sang the shit out of that one! Great!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 21, 2010, 01:52:47 AM
Willie Salomon is a great all-round country blues player. His Lonnie Johnson stuff is particularly great - he does it in open G6 I believe. His first solo CD release, "Country Blues and More" (for which I wrote the liner notes) has him doing his Lonnie thing on the Kalamazoo he sold to me ( see picture to left <---). Check him out on williesalomon.com.

There are quite a few good players in Germany. The Sons of the Desert, who do more Hawaiian and hokum stuff, are a great band with Rainer W?ffler on various guitars, mandolins, etc. He has some nice old guitars, including a few Nationals, I believe. They also feature our own Mr. Mando, another great player. Here's a YouTube video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ktwuJJmPFA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on February 21, 2010, 06:40:47 AM
Thanks Michael, that was fun! This then turned up on the auto link at the end with a version of the origins of steel guitar and some nice playing too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0RvvAfcBtY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on February 27, 2010, 01:28:10 PM

Not YouTube, but from the Association for Cultural Equity, which Alan Lomax was involved in.

Video of Napolian Strickland, Como, Mississippi Fife and Drum Picnic, 1978.

http://research.culturalequity.org/get-video-details.do?clipId=02.09.04

(Disco fashion was still hot in Como that year, when you see a pair of bright yellow pants, check out them shoes.)

Lots of great stuff on this website, http://www.culturalequity.org/, you can happily kill hours of time looking around.

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on February 27, 2010, 09:12:56 PM

I've seen this clip dozens of times, never get tired of it . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2I-xriAqMc&feature=related


Lindy

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on March 01, 2010, 11:03:51 AM
How could you??????? You've almost gone over to the dark side, it'll be a b**?$o next!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZj9Y1kbTaU&feature=sub
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 01, 2010, 11:16:40 AM
Sorreeeeeeee :-\
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 02, 2010, 03:05:10 AM
Don't you dare apologise, Allan. The ukulele players are coming out of the woodwork!

How about the Ukulele Orchestra of Euroweenie??  :D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 11, 2010, 09:43:22 AM
Hi all,
I don't have a YouTube link to post. but just wanted to say I bought a laptop two days ago, so I can finally watch the videos you all have been putting up for the past couple of years.  What a resource!  I have to resist the urge to try to get caught up all at once.  There is so much great stuff, but I think my favorites, so far, of the videos of performers who have passed are the two banjochris posted of DeFord Bailey.  They are really amazing.  He is so still and does so little hand-flapping (just holds the harp in one hand!), unlike most great harp players, and his tone was enormous.  The videos can be found on page 19 of this thread, if you missed them on the first go-round as I did, or would like to re-watch them.  I'm glad I don't have to ask what folks are posting any more, and I look forward to seeing the performance videos put up by many Weenies.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on March 11, 2010, 01:10:58 PM
John, glad you can enjoy the videos on the new laptop. Lots of stuff to watch out there.

I had missed Prof. Scratchy's version of Black Eye Blues above. Great job, Perfesser. I think that's my favourite cover of that I've heard. Love the vocal (and done without a head!).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on March 11, 2010, 01:28:10 PM
Yea, congrats on the new laptop Johnm - that darn youtube can kill a lot of time, but I think that is the point! ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 11, 2010, 02:39:16 PM
Thanks, guys.  You Tube is definitely giving my primary time suck more suction than ever before.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on March 11, 2010, 03:01:00 PM
Theres a staggering amount of stuff on there John...  Have you seen the Booker / Furry clips I posted yet?  Looked a lot like they might be from the party at home" but on reflection, booker seems to have a resonator which suggests otherwise as they both used a flat top on that recording I think...  Great clips though.  On page 22 of this thread  i think....

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=128&topic=2101.300
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on March 11, 2010, 06:20:02 PM
John:

Freecorder 4 is a great app for saving and replaying videos--both Youtube and others, Here's the link:

http://www.applian.com/freecorder4/download.php

It installs in your browser as a toolbar. It's pretty straightforward, but if you have any questions, send me a PM.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 11, 2010, 07:03:07 PM
Ooof, Slim, you're certainly right about those clips of Booker White and Furry.  Booker was quite a showman, wasn't he?  It's really cool the way he is visibly getting into it-- I remember John Cephas doing that.  Furry is hilarious.  I love it when he does the Jack Benny hand to the cheek.  He's got a tough crowd there, too, they're not exactly eating it up.  Check out Furry's time-keeping with his thumb, it is awesomely cool and unusual, omitting occasional beats and getting cross-rhythms.  That's not something you see every day.  What a treat.
Thanks for the offer, Stuart.  I will be in touch.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: outfidel on March 15, 2010, 11:09:44 AM
Will Shade & Charlie Burse of the Memphis Jug Band -- 1958

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6QHkQ2p-iw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 18, 2010, 04:50:54 PM
Not YouTube, but it was noted, on the prewar blues list, that some raw Alan Lomax video footage in Mississippi in 1978 and New Orleans in 1982 has just been posted online.

I have only scratched the surface of this, but you can find a nice version of "Sitting On Top Of The World" and an interview of Sam Chatmon there, to begin with.

http://research.culturalequity.org/get-video-ix.do?ix=collection&id=0&idType=0&sortBy=abc

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 18, 2010, 05:06:57 PM
The Jack Owens & Bud Spires videos above are awesome too!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on March 18, 2010, 05:11:27 PM
Wow!! Thanks, Pan.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 26, 2010, 07:53:53 AM
Strange area 51 video from the early '50's

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfK2WeUObzo
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 26, 2010, 01:16:33 PM
Is there anyway to reverse the page order in this thread so that the most recent posts appear first and the older ones proceed back in time from the present? Only if its easy.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on March 27, 2010, 10:32:39 AM
O'Muck, I'll look when I get back in town - but I don't think it can be done with an individual topic.  You do have the option in your profile to reverse sort - but I think it applies to all topics.

Your rational?  Maybe there is another way to skin the cat.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on March 28, 2010, 06:56:41 AM
Well, we knew O'Muck was on a different planet, but FROM a different planet????????
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 28, 2010, 07:16:12 AM
Is there anyway to reverse the page order in this thread so that the most recent posts appear first and the older ones proceed back in time from the present? Only if its easy.

you could always start at the end of the thread and work backwards...

live long and prosper

(https://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fupload.wikimedia.org%2Fwikipedia%2Fen%2F5%2F5a%2FSpock_vulcan-salute.png&hash=23571d25ce54c6ca146d35f40888231d)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: LD50 on April 05, 2010, 06:59:49 PM
Most of the rest of you have probably seen Keith Richards doing stuff like this before, but I hadn't and he's actually not bad at it at all:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5ANjb-yAVE&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: arlotone on April 10, 2010, 09:12:02 PM
Charlie Musselwhite finally agreed to let me post videos of his performance at the Will Shade gravestone benefit in 2008. He played two songs he said he'd learned from Will as a teenager:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckOfcGZRqNM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jx5aPJ0G3Y

Joe Filisko is playing harmonica.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: unezrider on April 23, 2010, 02:59:57 PM
hello friend,
this brought smiles to my face  :D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6QHkQ2p-iw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6QHkQ2p-iw)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 08:24:34 AM
An attempt to bring the Blues into the western classical sound universe. Not entirely sucessfull but interesting nonetheless. Know of any other examples?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAQIn-U0EDo&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 08:39:14 AM
Another such

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5OfvkoGAZE&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 08:40:17 AM
Here's one with particularly horrible string parts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn-PVCP1rWI&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on April 25, 2010, 09:42:31 AM
I was pretty narrow-minded about music to start with but there's even less clearance either side now. Not for me, it's beyond my comprehension. I suppose it's "Art".

People are clearly prepared to pay to see. I suppose they still go to the circus as well.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on April 25, 2010, 10:53:35 AM
Quote
I was pretty narrow-minded about music to start with but there's even less clearance either side now.

I on the other hand think of myself as a musical omnivore and tend to have a pretty broad range of music that I like.  The three videos above are not included in that broad range.   
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 12:08:00 PM
Maybe posted earlier by someone, if so sorry. Allan Lomax talking, SaM Chatmon playing and talking

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96NwV6g-3PE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 01:00:32 PM
Quote
I suppose it's "Art".

And the Blues is what, pray tell? An accident? ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 25, 2010, 03:15:21 PM
An attempt to bring the Blues into the western classical sound universe. Not entirely successfully but interesting nonetheless. Know of any other examples?

I've always liked the French "impressionists", and how and where they took the western harmony at the time. They were influenced by the jazz music of the time also. Here's a killer version of the 2nd movement of Ravel's violin sonata for violin and piano, subtitled "blues", by a very charming japanese lady.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvadPqgZc2A

I don't consider the music to be "blues" in the least sense of the word, but I do think it represents a more successful example of the cross influence of jazz and blues music of the time, to the classical music scene. Let's remember that monsieur Ravel didn't exactly have the Weenie Juke at his disposal... :D

On a more serious (?) note, it is interesting that the American jazz musicians, like Miles Davis, took in their turn interest in the music and theories of the European impressionists.
Then again, I've always thought that the term "world music" is rather silly, but what do I know; maybe Charlie Patton was an extraterrestial?

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 25, 2010, 06:58:38 PM
Quote
I suppose it's "Art".

And the Blues is what, pray tell? An accident? ;)

No...  Blues is like....  good art.

what has been heard cannot be UN heard.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 25, 2010, 07:00:54 PM
Here's one with particularly horrible string parts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn-PVCP1rWI&feature=related

There is very little about this that is not horrible.

In approximately 2 of its 6 minute running time, it effectively sapped my will to live.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 25, 2010, 10:08:41 PM
It's interesting, the degree to which this whole enterprise seems to fail so spectacularly. I suppose the less you know about Blues the more acceptable the inclusion of these disembodied tropes might be. Jazz is omnipresent in twentieth century classical music but since its origins are partially formed by classical or classically derived music its not surprising that its more amenable to being mined by classical composers. Ravel, Stravinsky, Gershwin (blecch!) and of course Duke Ellington come to mind as artists working around this issue. None of the music I've heard by these composers, and while I've heard a lot I've certainly not heard it all, manages to bring the essential quality of the Blues into orchestral or chamber music form successfully in my opinion. Spirituals and hymns fare better. Ives' inclusion of Shall we gather by the River and Dvorak's original melody based on a spiritual in his New World Symphony and given lyrics for use as the theme song in the film "The Snake Pit" are two examples that work well.
The search for Gamelon and Sitar Blues is next. >:D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on April 26, 2010, 01:31:46 AM
Quote
I suppose it's "Art".

And the Blues is what, pray tell? An accident? ;)

No...  Blues is like....  good art.

what has been heard cannot be UN heard.

Well said sir!

There's "art" and then there's "Art", but that's for another time and place, that stuff is so terrible it doesn't bear further attention. You are indeed the devil O'muck, destroying some of our brain cells and faith in the human spirit with that stuff. >:D
 8) 8) 8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on April 26, 2010, 08:59:20 AM

Two versions of a song from Black American gospel tradition:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCBtDIS9Muw&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFM9GjwZBxw&feature=related

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on May 12, 2010, 11:39:38 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpPlt_1dUZg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n4wlWCL7n8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XJQXRNMhDE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufh1WAsBUZw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on May 16, 2010, 06:54:32 PM
Quote
There is very little about this that is not horrible.

Indeed.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Neal Cassady on July 08, 2010, 10:26:59 PM
here's three songs done by Jesse Graves in 1972.
these are rip's of a copy of the vinyl that i own - it's a pretty unheard private-pressed album
was wondering if anyone else has come across these two great sides of wax?

"Pickaxe Special" (trad.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLY8V9rG8nw

"Lining Track" (Lead Belly)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40ANhel2ulE

"Walking Blues" (Robert Johnson)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT-7JRHywsI

lots of other great traditionals and choice covers by MJH, Skip James, Rev. Gary, Son House, Bukka
wanna eventually get the whole thing up on there -
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 30, 2010, 11:11:17 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgAQOblu2CA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 03, 2010, 09:11:15 PM
Whadaya think about this? Mike Bloomfield doing Spike Driver Blues


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWKffO86dRc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 06, 2010, 10:38:28 AM
Are youtube videos no longer self embedding?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 07, 2010, 09:08:44 AM
Weird -- you must not have the magic touch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWKffO86dRc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 08, 2010, 01:17:19 AM
I can see the video in Slack's posting, but there is just a link in O'Muck's.

Maybe O'Muck and I have Mickey Mouse computers...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 08, 2010, 05:14:35 AM
I can see the video in Slack's posting, but there is just a link in O'Muck's.

Maybe O'Muck and I have Mickey Mouse computers...

This seemed to happen also on prof. Scratchy's post on the previous page, so maybe there's more to it?

I definitely have a Mickey Mouse computer, so just to test things, here is Hesitation Blues by Jelly Roll Morton (sorry if this has been posted before):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n20U8hWHSE

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 08, 2010, 06:20:51 AM
That works Pan.

However Morton's hands aren't moving on the piano keyboard... ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 08, 2010, 12:25:28 PM
Hey Pan - you're right, my embedding efforts didn't work either! I've now found out why. I clicked on my link and went to the source video on youtube. In the bottom right hand corner of the video window there's an 'embed' button. When you click on it a message appears: 'embedding disabled at user's request'. Maybe that's why O'Muck's recommendation got the same treatment?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 08, 2010, 12:58:49 PM
Quote
When you click on it a message appears: 'embedding disabled at user's request'. Maybe that's why O'Muck's recommendation got the same treatment?

But I was able to embed O'Mucks link..
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 08, 2010, 02:01:16 PM
 ah but......I dunno...try to embed mine then...it's a good song...!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on September 08, 2010, 03:15:38 PM
ah but......I dunno...try to embed mine then...it's a good song...!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgAQOblu2CA

It is a good song - I met one of the guitar players in Brooklyn...  he name is David Waldman (sitting directly behind Ms. Williams) and he also plays good harp - in a post-war style.  Nice guy, too!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 09, 2010, 12:59:09 AM
Clicked on the "Play" button and it just says: "Embedding disabled on request- Watch on YouTube" or words to that effect.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 14, 2010, 09:14:59 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSBD2U7dd1g
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 15, 2010, 05:13:44 AM
That was fantastic, thank you very much Mr. O'Muck!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 15, 2010, 03:20:18 PM
Your welcome in Finnish Pan! ;D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 16, 2010, 05:30:19 PM
Hi all,
I'd be grateful to anyone who could post a quick and easy set of directions as to how to post here from YouTube.  I've found some cool videos but haven't been able to figure out how to put them here, though I know how to get them up on facebook.  Thanks.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 16, 2010, 05:59:19 PM
Hi all,
I'd be grateful to anyone who could post a quick and easy set of directions as to how to post here from YouTube.  I've found some cool videos but haven't been able to figure out how to put them here, though I know how to get them up on facebook.  Thanks.
All best,
Johnm

I'm not the most technical person in the world, but while waiting for some more talented members to chime in, I'll try to help.

When you are on a YouTube page, you'll have a toolbar (or some such) on top of the page. There's a rectangular little box with the "url" of the video (please don't ask me what this is). It usually starts with the letters http://www.etc...

If you left click at that text, it should turn blue. Now you can copy the url to your computer by pressing the "Ctrl" and "c" keys. When you are posting in here, just press "Ctrl" and "v", and the url magically appears as the embedded YouTube video, unless the video poster has disabled embedding. In this case only the text url should appear.

Hopefully I could explain this in any sensible manner?

Now I'm really looking forward to what you have found!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 16, 2010, 06:08:58 PM
Hi all,
I'm going to try something now-- I may make a failure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xed6pyIVqLU

Thanks for the instructions, Pan!  This is a great performance by Sunnyland Slim.
All best,
Johnm

Worked like a charm, Johnm!

Thanks for posting!

Cheers

pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 17, 2010, 01:23:25 AM
Fab. And I love how he's got the guitar strap attached tp the tailpiece. Originality everywhere.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 17, 2010, 01:30:35 AM
Great. Did you ever notice how piano players SING really differently from guitar players? Long soaring passages held over a long time and over changing piano figures? The dynamic swells in vocalization also seem to correspond to the greater dynamic range of the piano.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 17, 2010, 07:40:17 AM
You're dead on about piano players' singing, Phil.  I think a lot of it derives from having to figure out how to project and be heard over such a beast, especially without any form of amplification, but whatever the reason, there seems a disproportionately high number of great singers among the ranks of blues pianists. 
Roosevelt Sykes sure was engaging, wasn't he?  So good-humored.  I remember seeing him and hearing him sing his "Driving Wheel"--whew!  He had a voice like a big bright horn.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 17, 2010, 08:49:56 AM
Hi all,
I hope this will work:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8RtayjqqIw&feature=related

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 18, 2010, 01:58:30 AM
It works, John - on every level!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on September 18, 2010, 10:38:08 AM
One of the things that kills me about RL is how he plays with such economy and relaxation as he creates an entire rhythm section that's just dripping with groove. Another thing is his voice.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 18, 2010, 11:33:22 AM
One of the things that kills me about RL is how he plays with such economy and relaxation as he creates an entire rhythm section that's just dripping with groove. Another thing is his voice.

Two more examples, both of "Jumper on the Line," to confirm what you're saying . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe5xSpF6GL0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_DOnKJ232M

My understanding is the RL was at the first Port Townsend workshop, anyone got memories to share?

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 18, 2010, 01:37:14 PM
Hi Lindy,
I was at PT that first year, and I'm sorry to say, as often seems to be the case the first year I'm at an event where I'm teaching with a great musician whom I've not met before (Robert Belfour was another), I pretty much missed out on R.L.  I recall him not having a lot to say, but being friendly none the less, and with that great smile.  The late Dave Conant, a fine Seattle Rock, Blues and R & B guitarist, hung out with him a lot, as I recall.  I remember RL doing a spectacular "Pony Blues" in his Saturday concert set.  He never returned after that first year there, more's the pity.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 18, 2010, 04:40:16 PM
Hi all,
Here's an example of what goes on at Port Townsend (if you're lucky).  Robert Belfour doing his own version of "Black Mattie", sans singing, for a long time.  Look hard and you'll see Lindy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvePqI0IKUI


All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 19, 2010, 10:33:39 PM
Hi all,
Continuing the festival in Spanish from Mississippi, here goes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYrVwGxlcFA&feature=related

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on September 21, 2010, 10:19:01 AM
Alvin Youngblood Hart, still having fun with Pony Blues.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf3HJvLALR0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on September 22, 2010, 10:00:18 AM
Hi Lindy,
I was at PT that first year, and I'm sorry to say, as often seems to be the case the first year I'm at an event where I'm teaching with a great musician whom I've not met before (Robert Belfour was another), I pretty much missed out on R.L.  I recall him not having a lot to say, but being friendly none the less, and with that great smile.  The late Dave Conant, a fine Seattle Rock, Blues and R & B guitarist, hung out with him a lot, as I recall.  I remember RL doing a spectacular "Pony Blues" in his Saturday concert set.  He never returned after that first year there, more's the pity.
All best,
Johnm

Hey John,
I took the class from RL that first year.  He seemed kind of a cipher to me.  Very shy, first class we kind of had to urge him to go ahead and show us something.  Dave helped with that, and to interpret/articulate what RL was doing.  I think that was Dave's role.  RL did warm up/loosen up as the week went on.  I did learn some cool one chord kind of groove things.  Only one that I halfway remember still.  I don't know if I have cassette tape of that stuff, I should check.  I do remember, outside of class, asking RL who he learned from, who his influences were.   The main one was Fred McDowell.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 24, 2010, 06:40:23 PM

Churchy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ngO2lbyVIE&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 29, 2010, 03:05:43 PM
Hi all,
I wish we had an actual performance video of this, but it is still pretty darn great.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mjeAjDkIM&a=GxdCwVVULXfkozk0iM89Sx1goxLk8kOy&list=ML&playnext=1

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sustaireblues on September 30, 2010, 11:59:12 AM
That is great John!
Some joyful music making there, put a smile on my face, made me wanta' be there!

Joe
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on September 30, 2010, 12:22:13 PM
John, (or anybody who has the LP)
Is this a Harry Oster recording?
I ask because it's one of the best field recordings ever....the foot & guitar & voice, perfectly balanced and clean.
Bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 30, 2010, 12:42:45 PM
Hi Joe and Bruce,
I'm glad you enjoy "Memphis Mail".  It is a wonderful piece and performance, taken from 1970 recordings done by Parker Dinkins, whom I know nothing about.  The recordings from 1970 were originally issued on the Ahura Mazda label, then licensed to Fat Possum, where they are still currently available, I believe, as "From Lake Mary--Scott Dunbar" Fat Possum Records 80338-2.  It really is beautifully recorded, as you said, Bruce.  If you go to tags ad look under Scott Dunbar, there are some other threads, on one of which the tunings/positions for the album's songs are listed.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on September 30, 2010, 12:44:28 PM
And there's also this http://www.wirz.de/music/dunbafrm.htm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 01, 2010, 02:49:18 PM
Poor guitar player, sounded like he wanted to cut loose on one and wasn't given a break in 5 minutes of play!  :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 01, 2010, 04:53:22 PM
Yes, John D., and that was Otis Rush.  He could have smoked one if Roosevelt ever came up for air!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on October 01, 2010, 05:40:33 PM
That's pretty ironic, since Otis's backing band on a recent record I got obviously felt similarly squeezed out by Mr Rush's overpowering talents! See http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=4294.msg53268#msg53268
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on October 01, 2010, 11:51:24 PM
Never mind the guitar, listen to that left hand.
Also a glimpse of Fred Below looking like a cool bebopper.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on October 02, 2010, 05:39:48 AM
Quote
Fred Below

Gotta say I loved the drums on that one!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: GavinG on October 02, 2010, 09:22:27 PM
Great vids folks. Dig the Burnside ones. I rounded a fair bit of them from youtube myself.
Thought I;d add Big Bill. Hopefully it wasn't in hear and I doubled up vids.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm1qtX7Mz5w
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 02, 2010, 09:40:16 PM
I think its been posted before but who cares. Its just criminal that there isn't a lot more footage of BBB as well as many others. Who can swing it like Bill? Scott Dunbar maybe?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on October 03, 2010, 07:44:25 AM
Yeah that Broonzy vid is pretty essential. Clapton talks about seeing it as a kid on a news show or something & just being totally mesmerized. Another country blues artist he revered . . . & plays nothing like  :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on October 03, 2010, 07:20:34 PM
Here's the whole Broonzy film I believe. This is pretty candid, looks to me like Bill was asked if he remembered his classic flat-picked tune 'How You Want It Done?' & obliges, smiling at his sometimes clumsy rendition.
Bill must've been about 60 yrs old here yet looks like a man in his 30s! What a great piece of film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-pShRISHnQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 03, 2010, 09:55:56 PM
wonderful, I'd never seen the last part before.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on October 05, 2010, 07:15:43 AM
Here's a french short film of Big Bill Broozy. It's called Big Bill's Blues and it's form 1956.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x176e7_big-bill-broonzy-1956_music
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 05, 2010, 11:06:17 AM
I think its Belgian actually.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on October 05, 2010, 03:06:08 PM
Yes it is, recorded somewhere in Brussels.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on October 05, 2010, 06:25:01 PM
Here's the whole Broonzy film I believe. This is pretty candid, looks to me like Bill was asked if he remembered his classic flat-picked tune 'How You Want It Done?' & obliges, smiling at his sometimes clumsy rendition.
Bill must've been about 60 yrs old here yet looks like a man in his 30s! What a great piece of film.

It's not quite the whole thing -- I don't know if it's on YouTube, but right after the "How You Want It Done?" he goes into his flat-picked version of "John Henry," which was an active part of his repertoire in the '50s.
Chris
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on October 05, 2010, 11:52:32 PM
One of the Belgian students at EBA Bluesweek was actually present as a 16 year old when that Big Bill film was made.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on October 06, 2010, 06:05:41 AM
It's not quite the whole thing -- I don't know if it's on YouTube, but right after the "How You Want It Done?" he goes into his flat-picked version of "John Henry," which was an active part of his repertoire in the '50s.
Chris

Do you remember where you saw this Chris? The youtube vid is from the 'Legends of Country Blues Vol. 1' vid I believe & does not have that 'John Henry' ending.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 06, 2010, 07:31:25 AM
It's not quite the whole thing -- I don't know if it's on YouTube, but right after the "How You Want It Done?" he goes into his flat-picked version of "John Henry," which was an active part of his repertoire in the '50s.
Chris
Do you remember where you saw this Chris? The youtube vid is from the 'Legends of Country Blues Vol. 1' vid I believe & does not have that 'John Henry' ending.
I remember when I saw it with the JH ending. It was shown at the 1st National Blues Convention, Conway Hall, London 1968 and I think that copy came via the British Film Institute (BFI) but wouldn't swear to it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on October 06, 2010, 08:16:03 PM
It's not quite the whole thing -- I don't know if it's on YouTube, but right after the "How You Want It Done?" he goes into his flat-picked version of "John Henry," which was an active part of his repertoire in the '50s.
Chris

Do you remember where you saw this Chris? The youtube vid is from the 'Legends of Country Blues Vol. 1' vid I believe & does not have that 'John Henry' ending.

I definitely have it on a VHS, and I'm 95% sure it's on this:
http://www.amazon.com/Masters-Country-Blues-Roosevelt-Broonzy/dp/B000068MCD/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286421141&sr=1-3

I'm pretty sure that film was shot by Pete Seeger and I think it can also be found on this release, although I don't own this one personally since a lot of it is duplicated on other Grossman releases:
http://www.amazon.com/Musical-Journey-Films-Toshi-Seeger/dp/B000E1NWOQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286421225&sr=1-1

but of course if you buy these go through the Weenie link...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on October 10, 2010, 03:16:48 AM

Here an amazing version of sunnyland train. I think one of these guys is active at this site.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpuASfwxyf8 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpuASfwxyf8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on October 10, 2010, 05:10:50 AM
Ritchie O'Donnell and Allan Jones(Prof.Scratchy)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 10, 2010, 05:14:33 AM
Ritchie O'Donnell
Didn't he once use the Snakehips monicker? Some years ago I embarked upon an interesting Elmore discourse with him.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on October 11, 2010, 02:01:55 AM
Ritchie O'Donnell
Didn't he once use the Snakehips monicker? Some years ago I embarked upon an interesting Elmore discourse with him.
That's right, BH.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Alexei McDonald on October 11, 2010, 09:14:53 AM
Tremendous performance that.   I never considered Elmore James style as one suitable for the Nationals before.   I feel so unworthy...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on October 15, 2010, 06:25:51 PM
It's not quite the whole thing -- I don't know if it's on YouTube, but right after the "How You Want It Done?" he goes into his flat-picked version of "John Henry," which was an active part of his repertoire in the '50s.
Chris

Do you remember where you saw this Chris? The youtube vid is from the 'Legends of Country Blues Vol. 1' vid I believe & does not have that 'John Henry' ending.

I definitely have it on a VHS, and I'm 95% sure it's on this:
http://www.amazon.com/Masters-Country-Blues-Roosevelt-Broonzy/dp/B000068MCD/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286421141&sr=1-3

I'm pretty sure that film was shot by Pete Seeger and I think it can also be found on this release, although I don't own this one personally since a lot of it is duplicated on other Grossman releases:
http://www.amazon.com/Musical-Journey-Films-Toshi-Seeger/dp/B000E1NWOQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286421225&sr=1-1

but of course if you buy these go through the Weenie link...

I just pulled out my copy of Legends of Country Blues Vol 1 and the flatpicked version of John Henry is on there.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips - Smokey Babe
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 24, 2010, 09:21:22 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorY2nMs-iU
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Brosnan on November 20, 2010, 04:42:59 PM
Just wanted to share my new favorite youtube dude: Stew Fairweather!  I'm sure some o' y'all have heard this guy already, but check 'im out if you haven't.  Some great old tunes and originals...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca8yE9LNH6I
http://www.youtube.com/user/StewFairweather
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 29, 2010, 05:22:18 PM
A few prewar harmonica findings:

Booker T. Sapps - The Weeping Worry Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYBtCHkd70Y

Roger Matthews & Booker T. Sapps - Po' Laz'us. If I'm not mistaken the guitarist with the two harmonica players is Willy Flowers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxNhmLdj5A8

Roger Matthews - The Fox and the Hounds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKl-tuKTcw8

Eddie Mapp - Fourth Avenue Blues (1929)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=190Fl53UQJY

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 06, 2010, 08:05:28 AM
Bobby Leecan's Need More Band playing "Wash Board Cut-Out" on the German Electrola label. (Audio only).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YjYm6JFpHY

Sounds to me that the band has a Cello in it (and a very good one too!).

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 06, 2010, 08:12:39 AM
Way to listen, Pan, they did have a cello.  Their version of "Shortenin' Bread" is terrific, die-happy stuff.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 07, 2010, 01:52:13 AM
Terve Pan.  Looks like you've been finding some second-hand shops in Berlin? Great find.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 07, 2010, 02:37:25 AM
Terve Pan.  Looks like you've been finding some second-hand shops in Berlin? Great find.

Oh no, PP!

This is just a virtual finding, uploaded by someone else, not by me. Interesting that a german company chose to publish this recording, though. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that they chose to label it as a "fox-trot"?  :D

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 12, 2010, 06:37:01 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e21nqPuo6HU&feature=sub
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 12, 2010, 08:45:41 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e21nqPuo6HU&feature=sub

Thanks, Prof Scratchy!

That was fantastic!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 13, 2010, 07:02:42 AM
Thanks a lot Scratchy.

I thought YouTube was limited to 10 minutes per film or a similar length? Oh well, their loss is our gain.

You really shouldn't post this stuff when I'm supposed to be working!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on December 13, 2010, 08:07:17 AM
Eleanor Ellis (who made this film and is a wonderful performer herself) played this at the Port Townsend workshop a few years ago. I believe it's available on DVD as well.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on December 13, 2010, 09:47:09 AM
Still available on dvd. I received a copy as a present from a blues buddy a couple of years ago.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 16, 2010, 05:09:16 PM
I don't think this documentary called: "SHINE ON: Richard Trice and the Bull City Blues" has been mentioned on the forum? Anyway here's the trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZhZPo7jY6w

Here's the link to the Groove Productions website:

http://www.thegrooveproductions.com/shine_on.html

Anyone know anything about this?

Cheers

Pan



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 17, 2010, 05:23:37 AM
While we're at it, here's the Trice brothers doing "Let Her Go God Bless Her" (audio only):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIRMEZJvAAc

I think I've heard other cb musicians do St James Infirmary in a major key as well.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on December 18, 2010, 05:52:24 AM
Hi all,
Sometimes you have to hand it to YouTube.
All best,
Johnm
Lovely. It's from one of Giles Oakley's The Devil's Music BBC TV series which were broadcast on Sunday evenings beginning 14 November 1976 for four weeks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on December 18, 2010, 07:19:09 AM
Thanks John.
That's what you call time management!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 18, 2010, 07:23:59 AM
Well put, Phil.  What a tremendous singer, too.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on December 23, 2010, 03:48:41 AM
Taking the thread title at face value: country blues related video clips, here's a rare opportunity to see the mighty Buick 6 playing in a local pub. Inevitably the live performance has much more atmosphere, but this gives an idea of the chemistry between the three players: Roger Hubbard, vocals, guitars, mandolin; Colin Gibson: Fender Bass, backing vocals and Liam Genockey: drums, backing vocals.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIln3P7diJI&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 11, 2011, 05:25:32 PM
Got a little note from Del Rey saying she finally has the rawk video she's always wanted.  :P

For a cause of course.  Cute video.

Bicycle Blues - Del Rey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4EjetohpOI
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 11, 2011, 05:31:54 PM
We rode bikes all over Seattle making the video to Del Rey's new single the last week in December. Del sings and delivers smoking guitar riffs. George St. John on slide guitar and Eric Eagle on drums help her bring it home. Del Rey is giving ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the sales of this 45 RPM record to the Transportation Choices Coalition. I asked her twice to make sure. It's not after expenses. She's donating all of it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 12, 2011, 03:35:19 AM
We rode bikes all over Seattle making the video to Del Rey's new single the last week in December. Del sings and delivers smoking guitar riffs. George St. John on slide guitar and Eric Eagle on drums help her bring it home. Del Rey is giving ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the sales of this 45 RPM record to the Transportation Choices Coalition. I asked her twice to make sure. It's not after expenses. She's donating all of it.


Great stuff! Thanks for posting!
We love to ride our bikes here in Berlin. In fact, I bought a guitar case with shoulder straps and a battery powered amp, so I can bicycle my way on gigs and busking.  8)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on January 12, 2011, 04:13:31 AM
I bought my vinyl copy this morning.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: maddoggirl on January 17, 2011, 01:24:41 PM
Apologies if this has already been done - it really seems that it must have been, given the high quality. StillJreming's channel on YouTube contains some absolute gems played and sung with equal talent by a young chemist of African extraction now residing in the United States.

http://www.youtube.com/user/StillJreming#p/u/25/S0s7nFXDyfE (http://www.youtube.com/user/StillJreming#p/u/25/S0s7nFXDyfE)

A lovely rendition of 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' and 'From Four Til Late' stand out for me.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on January 20, 2011, 02:34:02 PM
Maddogirl- WOW Id not seen him before.  He is very very good indeed.  I scoured the page for a link to a cd or something to no avail...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 20, 2011, 03:18:35 PM
I'll second Slim's thanks, maddoggirl, he really is an exceptionally nice singer with nice relaxed time--so natural sounding.  The Brazilian tune "So Danco Samba" is a fine version too.  Thanks!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stumblin on January 20, 2011, 04:32:16 PM
Earl Hooker being a badass:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szya2It2MqY
Dude. Excellent!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 24, 2011, 12:54:36 PM
learned that song from an Odetta record when I was nine. Great to hear the source.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 24, 2011, 01:18:04 PM
An old minstrel tune; two takes of "Ole Pee Dee"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36c0jiX2BRI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNiF5vkiOuc&feature=related

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 25, 2011, 05:12:01 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjgGduEcT6Y&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on January 25, 2011, 02:23:39 PM
Rev Boyd Rivers
Terrifying, almost enough to make you believe. What a great voice. His version of Jesus on the Mainline is something too.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 26, 2011, 10:45:14 AM
I was real curious to find whether any of the Memphis Blues/minstrel derived musicians survived and were recorded during the revival period, hadn't had much luck but this comes pretty close:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6QHkQ2p-iw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 28, 2011, 12:36:03 PM
Thanks to Gingergeezer for posting this one on Facebook!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRD9Yx2ygPk&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 28, 2011, 02:42:47 PM
Amazing tone for a racked harmonica.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 02, 2011, 03:53:15 PM
Not a true performance video, but a great performance nonetheless.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhfDTMAvg8A
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 04, 2011, 12:16:06 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhyjFfZTGHk&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on February 06, 2011, 03:32:47 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWUQkiFIHKs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWUQkiFIHKs)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 07, 2011, 11:30:02 AM
More like the machine gun rag  :P ... (wait scratch that it's not even clever )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_DOnKJ232M

I think more people should check out this cat's channel, he's got about a billion blues, country and country blues uploads and he's also done a concise 2 part video about the carreer of Leadbelly which I thought was pretty dope

http://www.youtube.com/user/sambobla







Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 07, 2011, 12:42:45 PM
Little wonder his Bobness called him the greatest guitar player he ever heard
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on February 08, 2011, 01:11:23 AM
Little wonder his Bobness called him the greatest guitar player he ever heard

yes I know. This is truly some crazy fingerpicking. His bio "Michael Bloomfield - If you love this blues" is one of my favorite books. Packed with great stories (on the road with Big Joe Williams) and a very emotional read towards the end.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 09, 2011, 03:44:19 AM
This is a bit surreal, to say the least.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6O3lf-vlJ8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 11, 2011, 03:56:44 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usA-3HDRLXE&feature=feedf
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 11, 2011, 03:58:39 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STPRpFM3SBY&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 12, 2011, 09:00:46 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDh2zRm1dwQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TgIeaGzeLQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KdtyewpZ9M
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 23, 2011, 11:03:39 PM
Jerry Ricks in Croatia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aENjAMiAyOM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 23, 2011, 11:17:32 PM
Thanks for posting that "Downhome Shakedown", a few posts back, Prof. Scratchy, that is a hugely fun video.  What a treat to see Big Walter, and Dr. Ross is sensational, with great tone and ideas.  I'm surprised that John Lee Hooker didn't stop to consider that he didn't know how to play the harmonica before participating.  Some groovy dancing, too. 
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on February 24, 2011, 09:05:21 AM
Thanks for posting the Jerry Ricks vid, John. I'd seen it before, but I hadn't seen these two, which were linked on the youtube page:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQgL7kA9kus&feature=player_embedded

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa4_EduieQw&feature=player_embedded

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on February 26, 2011, 01:23:24 AM
Houston Stackhouse does Cool drink of water and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXjg9wlIT8A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLNbMAiTApw
Canned heat blues.

Both numbers are familiar from Tommy Johnson's records. Hope these weren't posted here before.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 26, 2011, 02:25:11 AM
FWIW the Joe Willie Wilkins and Stackhouse clip comes from Giles Oakley's 1976 BBC TV series The Devil's Music.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on February 26, 2011, 07:06:47 AM
Thanks for posting that, JRO. I hadn't seen the Canned Heat footage before. And the Cool Drink of Water footage is just so cool I don't care how many times I see it. "How about that" indeed.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 09, 2011, 10:07:49 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlH8GWhHUmk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRcDkms8JOA&feature=related


edited to fix thread confusion
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on March 12, 2011, 04:13:39 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHmG6VnhRuU&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHmG6VnhRuU&feature=related)



edited to fix thread confusion
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harvey on March 18, 2011, 05:31:16 AM
I was never a fan of The Chess era however, I have always liked Howlin Wolf, this one is mad ! .... are there any Weenies who were lucky enough to see him live ? (apologies if it has been posted before)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBTENgdnlwI&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 19, 2011, 08:45:32 AM
I was never a fan of The Chess era however, I have always liked Howlin Wolf, this one is mad ! .... are there any Weenies who were lucky enough to see him live ? (apologies if it has been posted before)

:D I've never been all that keen on it either, but I think the musicians had more than a fair bit of talent, and everybody has their own exceptions:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga3E-70u4g0&feature=relmfu
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on March 20, 2011, 01:37:58 PM
From the Pre-war Blues List

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5--359BPFJE&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5--359BPFJE&feature=related)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on March 22, 2011, 07:48:55 AM
^Thanks, the same uploader Old Time Music has more Fiddling Arhtur Smith stuff.

Here is a pair of Johnie Lewis clips. First
Hobo blues  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz68PUwMBMY&feature=related)

and then I'm gone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONGj_o7er0s)

Hope these were not linked here before.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 29, 2011, 01:26:13 AM
Here's UK slider Kevin Brown in lap mode with his Mendip String Band outfit:

http://www.youtube.com/user/JoffLowson#p/u/0/K94qZVYRHPE
Title: Lovely version of Oh Glory How Happy I Am
Post by: Doc White on April 02, 2011, 05:54:55 AM
Found this on YouTube. Nice playing and singing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ8EL4UkZ04
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 13, 2011, 05:23:56 PM
Various Seattle Folklore Society and KCTS public television clips from the 60's. This was posted on a Finnish blues forum by "JRO", who also sometimes posts here.

http://www.youtube.com/user/FolkSeattle

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 13, 2011, 05:42:57 PM
fantastic, Pan...  I've seen some of that footage before, but a lot of it is new to me...  looking forward to watching Mike Seeger and Buell Kazee (Casey on the channel)!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on April 13, 2011, 06:19:17 PM
WOW . . . thanks for the heads up Pan!


This Brownie McGhee video should be called THE JOY OF PLAYING IN E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkv0VdmieqA&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkv0VdmieqA&feature=related)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on April 13, 2011, 08:50:12 PM
Long time lurker first time poster.

All that FolkSeattle Rev Gary Davis footage is fantastic. I can't wait to dig into the rest of them, I'm excited to check out all the great banjo stuff.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 13, 2011, 11:02:49 PM
Fantastic! Thanks!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: unezrider on April 14, 2011, 03:48:20 PM
hello friend,
when i realized i had a huge smile on my face the entire time i was watching this clip, i decided it was a must share. nothing new, but it was the first time i've come across it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIFPj9PfTu8&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIFPj9PfTu8&feature=related)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on April 14, 2011, 05:42:54 PM
Kilby Snow looks like he's having a good time sitting there next to Bukka. Mel Lyman is wandering around in the background with a crazy grin. Good clip.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 14, 2011, 06:19:30 PM
That clip is definitely on one of the Vestapol videos produced by Stefan Grossman, so it might be familiar to some who have seen it before, but what a fantastic scene!  I think the whole thing was arranged by Alan Lomax at the Newport Folk festival one year - Wolf, Booker White, Son House (not in this clip, but there are others).  I think the man holding the 12-string is Rev. Pearly Brown (going by memory), who also plays some beautiful stuff.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on April 15, 2011, 04:18:51 AM
That clip is definitely on one of the Vestapol videos produced by Stefan Grossman, so it might be familiar to some who have seen it before, but what a fantastic scene!  I think the whole thing was arranged by Alan Lomax at the Newport Folk festival one year - Wolf, Booker White, Son House (not in this clip, but there are others).  I think the man holding the 12-string is Rev. Pearly Brown (going by memory), who also plays some beautiful stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJXEqJhwVts
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jaycee on April 15, 2011, 09:24:41 AM
what a wonderful range of youtube clips its been a pleasure sat in front of my computer. watching everyone of them. hopefully some more will be posted i await in anticipation.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 15, 2011, 02:21:04 PM
FYI the abovementioned FolkSeattle just added some 30 minutes worth of great Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry footage online.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 15, 2011, 05:48:23 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJXEqJhwVts

That's the stuff, right there.

The vestapol video I was thinking of is Devil Got My Woman:

(https://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fecx.images-amazon.com%2Fimages%2FI%2F51ANG1P69AL._SL500_AA300_.jpg&hash=085e3c7ab8b6f6db1403a1f570a0b5e1) (http://guitarvideos.com/dvd/13049dvd.htm)

well worth having.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on April 23, 2011, 09:58:41 AM
I ran across this episode of "The History Detectives" on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2dXwZ5beQ0&NR=1&feature=fvwp

http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/investigations/611_joshwhiteguitar.html
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on May 02, 2011, 11:06:40 AM
I really love this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCO72p6qgN0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on May 02, 2011, 11:13:50 AM
Schweet! i can appreciate the fretboard, too (as my eyes start to look further and further afield!)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on May 03, 2011, 03:01:59 AM
It's quite clear to me why you like that, Carl. I assume that's luthier Daniel Brauchli playing one of his own creations.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eagle rockin daddy on May 03, 2011, 10:14:40 AM
Thanks for that, so fine to see Jim Brewer again.

Mike
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 01, 2011, 04:38:33 AM
Two Frankie "Half Pint" Jackson tunes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63TYcVXaLdQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2uml6QwNtA&feature=related

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 01, 2011, 05:07:19 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvlLlljgAmM

also pan thanks for featuring my vid
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 05, 2011, 11:35:13 AM
Anyone know if either two of these artists are still akickin?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAoWEIdOPxU&feature=feedwll&list=WL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFCwsWENy74&feature=BFp&list=WL18F365874FE09C26&index=52

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJBM2smdxdY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 07, 2011, 06:22:37 PM
Hi all,
In the case of this playing, hearing is barely believing.  My goodness!
All best,
Johnm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znPJA19VR6Y&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 11, 2011, 02:37:54 PM
Happy Birthday, Joe!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZexMptKshQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 12, 2011, 11:21:12 AM
Happy Birthday, Joe!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZexMptKshQ

... yeah congrats

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIsSWkUy2q0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on June 16, 2011, 01:47:36 AM
Willie Salomon switches from guitar to piano for a nice take on this Leroy Carr classic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-q3mZLCq-I
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 16, 2011, 05:15:51 AM
Great stuff PP! And on the subject of piano players we know and love...:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6UH0zpbmvM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 22, 2011, 09:03:39 AM
Hi all,
Here's a good 'un.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBxcsPyDsn4&feature=related

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 23, 2011, 11:33:53 AM
...I'm actually quite proud of this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Xa9ecX0rI&feature=channel_video_title
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on July 16, 2011, 07:06:26 AM
Hi,

Here's YouTube uploader  (http://www.youtube.com/user/RobertLeroyJohnson#p/p)who has few documets of Robert Johnson and some other country blues related documentclips. Enjoy!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on July 18, 2011, 04:49:10 PM
Here's the first recording of Key to the Highway, by Charles Segar in 1940. Interestingly it's a 12-bar blues, as opposed to the later 8-bar versions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuFjdHZgElw

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 25, 2011, 07:03:21 AM
A very modern take on an old Skip James number by another Skip. I like it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS5KosVJ710

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on July 25, 2011, 07:16:10 AM
I like it too - very atmosphere-ic!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 26, 2011, 02:16:07 AM
I saw Skip "Little Axe" McDonald live a couple of years ago. He got stuck in traffic due to an accident on the motorway and arrived about 3 hours late. Despite this, he went straight on stage and played a magnificent solo set, starting with Hard Time Killing Floor. I spoke to him as well and he is a real gentleman.

Slide guitarist Kevin Brown has collaborated with him a little and both musicians hope to do more together at some point in the future which will doubtless be very interesting.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on July 26, 2011, 01:11:02 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4ZKoHZL6E0

...identify all the bluesmen in the slideshow and you might get a prize (prolly not, though)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 01, 2011, 06:10:15 PM
This is great! Thanks Mike.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on August 01, 2011, 08:05:56 PM
Excellent.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on August 03, 2011, 05:32:35 AM
It's funny how I had no idea this guy was alive

...Anyone know about the street preacher he recorded? Dave Ross?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on August 14, 2011, 10:09:33 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zwfblHiHG8&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on August 17, 2011, 05:24:13 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX1jKXHqe-c (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX1jKXHqe-c)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 17, 2011, 09:52:11 AM
This Sonny Boy Williamson footage was just posted on Blues-Finland.com.

Can anyone tell what's the personnel on this show, and when was it done? Are the backing musicians british? They sound pretty good to me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-316IpFqOFA

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on August 17, 2011, 10:42:35 AM
This Sonny Boy Williamson footage was just posted on Blues-Finland.com.

Can anyone tell what's the personnel on this show, and when was it done? Are the backing musicians british? They sound pretty good to me.
For some reason I've always thought this was a mid sixties US show the early episodes of which included segments taped in the UK by Granada TV specifically for it. This has to be one of them. The guitarist looks suspiciously like a young Davey Graham. But don't hold me to that.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 17, 2011, 10:55:58 AM
This Sonny Boy Williamson footage was just posted on Blues-Finland.com.

Can anyone tell what's the personnel on this show, and when was it done? Are the backing musicians british? They sound pretty good to me.
For some reason I've always thought this was a mid sixties US show the early episodes of which included segments taped in the UK by Granada TV specifically for it. This has to be one of them. The guitarist looks suspiciously like a young Davey Graham. But don't hold me to that.

Thanks Bunker Hill!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Alexei McDonald on August 17, 2011, 11:29:07 AM
This Sonny Boy Williamson footage was just posted on Blues-Finland.com.

Can anyone tell what's the personnel on this show, and when was it done? Are the backing musicians british? They sound pretty good to me.
For some reason I've always thought this was a mid sixties US show the early episodes of which included segments taped in the UK by Granada TV specifically for it. This has to be one of them. The guitarist looks suspiciously like a young Davey Graham. But don't hold me to that.

Davey Graham appeared regularly on Hullabaloo, which in this case was an ATV show filmed in Birmingham rather than the US show of the same name.   So, yes, this is him.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on August 17, 2011, 11:49:34 AM
Sorry Alexei, but Hullaballoo was a Granada production broadcast from Manchester on a Thursday evening. It's content was mainly folk, but Sonny Boy became a regular. Cyril Davies also appeared, I recall, so this will date it to 62/63 as he died in the early 60's.
I well recall watching this show and tried to never miss an edition.

Clearly Davy Graham on guitar but no clue to the other band members, but they would have been British I think as SBW toured on his own with a variety British backing bands.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Alexei McDonald on August 17, 2011, 01:00:00 PM
Sorry Alexei, but Hullaballoo was a Granada production broadcast from Manchester on a Thursday evening. It's content was mainly folk, but Sonny Boy became a regular. Cyril Davies also appeared, I recall, so this will date it to 62/63 as he died in the early 60's.
I well recall watching this show and tried to never miss an edition.

Clearly Davy Graham on guitar but no clue to the other band members, but they would have been British I think as SBW toured on his own with a variety British backing bands.

Bah, clearly my memory's been playing tricks on me again.   Thanks for the correction!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 18, 2011, 03:28:02 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbDDX9Aqxpc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on August 20, 2011, 04:01:46 AM
I heard this group, Pokey Lafarge and The South City Three, a few months ago and was really impressed. Has anyone on here seen this guy play before? It's cool stuff; this is them on NPR's Tiny Desk series.

http://youtu.be/seKAfbWFWCM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on August 20, 2011, 05:03:01 AM
One of my favourite current bands
this is them in Kilkenny last month

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qlrp92swpUo
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on August 20, 2011, 03:46:02 PM
Thanks for posting that video Gumbo; I haven't seen that one before. I'm trying to get some friends of mine that own a really nice club in Arkansas to try to book these guys. Hopefully that goes through sometime in the near future because I would love to see this band live.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 22, 2011, 01:19:55 PM
Hi all,
Here's a good one--the Carolina Tar Heels, w/Gwen Foster on harmonica and Tom Ashley singing "The Train's Done Left Me (and the Jitney bus has run)".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RWO-Xy3Pww

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 25, 2011, 05:57:44 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBx5Scy9Aqs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6BdMxo7LR0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 25, 2011, 12:05:30 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHRKeto-ZEY&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 25, 2011, 12:06:31 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yia5J8ZrPGU&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Shovel on August 25, 2011, 02:09:52 PM
"http://www.youtube.com/v/LUHr34cm8l8?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param>

Not particularly country blues, but a testament to beautiful music made on the equipment that just happens to be within reach.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 29, 2011, 07:01:07 AM
From the Alan Lomax Archives YouTube channel:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZelqYsQc4us&feature=channel_video_title

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vy0dMXhlWI&feature=channel_video_title

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHf86Lld6Cs&feature=channel_video_title

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2sTm5cowGY&feature=channel_video_title

Plenty of other grear stuff there too!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Shovel on August 29, 2011, 08:25:04 AM
From the Alan Lomax Archives YouTube channel:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2sTm5cowGY&feature=channel_video_title


so THATS the version of rolling and tumbling from the ken burns jazz dvd.

'gotta have that roux!'
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 29, 2011, 11:40:25 PM
Some Honeyboy Edwards videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7UV0JKEfVQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fATSQa-0iII

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FW-xPW8DPU

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 30, 2011, 04:51:55 PM
This just might be the earliest recorded predecessor of "Sweet Home Kokomo/Chicago":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Le2Dw7aAwQ

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 31, 2011, 02:23:03 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVOU9NGRl-Y&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Saltmarsh Bill on August 31, 2011, 08:04:38 AM
"http://www.youtube.com/v/LUHr34cm8l8?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param>

Not particularly country blues, but a testament to beautiful music made on the equipment that just happens to be within reach.
It sounds like there are fretted notes happening when her left hand is not on the neck, which is interesting to say the least :)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on August 31, 2011, 08:27:56 AM
Saltmarsh Bill - this is actually old news and has been on the Weenie before, but you're not to know that being a newbie. Actually the player, Ronnie, is a man, despite the delicate fingers.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Saltmarsh Bill on August 31, 2011, 08:57:37 AM
Saltmarsh Bill - this is actually old news and has been on the Weenie before, but you're not to know that being a newbie. Actually the player, Ronnie, is a man, despite the delicate fingers.
PP, yeah I wondered about that, and the head scarf didn't help.

Thanks for the clarification, and my apologies to Ronnie!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 31, 2011, 09:01:18 AM
Hi all,
In the Licks and Lessons board, go to http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=128&topic=7640.0 for a thread devoted to Botswana Ronnie's playing and several other videos.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 05, 2011, 09:41:01 PM
Hi all,
I sure admire the way Martin Grosswendt plays and sings this J. B. Lenoir song.
All best,
Johnm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN1GiK0CB4Q
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: plop72 on September 06, 2011, 01:05:43 AM
Hi all!
Found a nice performance of "alcohol blues" by Mance Lipscomb
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNps9gc6i7U (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNps9gc6i7U)

and a rendtition of the same song which is not so country - bluesiesque   ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krgD2VhiB70 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krgD2VhiB70)
By the way: this song is entitled "Whiskey Blues" on  Mance Lipscomb Vol.5 - Texas Country Blues

all best
Carsten
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on September 11, 2011, 06:01:24 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V9OUqIeGNs

...best video ever made for youtube
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 24, 2011, 06:41:14 AM
Just discovered this video of my old mate, Roger Hubbard, accompanied by Pete Shaw on double bass at a festival in the south of France.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyAfhqy0Uvg&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 28, 2011, 04:16:12 PM
Hi all,
I was surprised to find Ralph Willis on YouTube.
all best,
Johnm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSfvDw578Uw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sustaireblues on September 29, 2011, 06:40:13 AM
That is really nice John!
Is that just one guitar part?

Beautiful,
Joe
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 29, 2011, 07:31:11 AM
Hi Joe,
Yes, it is one guitar.  Ralph Willis was a nice player, wasn't he?  Here is a link to a post in the "Rag Blues and Circle of Fifths" thread that talks about this tune:  http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=712.msg33434#msg33434
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 29, 2011, 08:55:19 AM
Guitar Shorty: Now Tell Me Baby

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDGiVGK2tZU

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 29, 2011, 05:16:08 PM
Hi all,
Here is Papa Egg Shell doing "Goin' Up The Country, Part 1".  Whew!
All best,
Johnm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRAueiKTwK0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sustaireblues on October 02, 2011, 08:39:15 AM
Thanks for the link to the "Old Home Blues" info John.

That's some of the best playing I've heard in a long time!
At least now, thanks to your post I can "strum" along, while I work on all the nuances he puts into his playing.

Miles to go,
Joe
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 02, 2011, 09:38:58 AM
Good for you, Joe, and I should say that if you like Ralph Willis' playing, just about all his recorded tracks can be found on the JSP set, "Shake That Thing--East Coast Blues", which also includes all of Dan Pickett's titles and all but a couple of Gabriel Brown's.  It's a great set.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 05, 2011, 04:47:20 AM
A couple of Jesse Thomas tracks on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v93Qlv5p6Vo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x--DopAlWnA

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 05, 2011, 06:33:28 AM
A couple more Jesse Thomas tunes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_N07gP5RSU

This is supposedly from his last festival appearance, too bad the sound doen't do him much justice;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPyKBfauwvc

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 19, 2011, 06:59:46 PM
Here's a good one from Jaydee Short.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jY-lEeMChM&feature=related

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 19, 2011, 10:23:15 PM
Here's a good one from Jaydee Short.
Johnm
Everyone's a good one from Short.  :)

Seriously Johnm, JD was a good lyricist and if you visit Stefan's discography at http://www.wirz.de/music/shortfrm.htm at the foot of which you'll find he's provided three PDF downloads of a 70s appreciation of just such.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 19, 2011, 10:37:25 PM
Yup, I agree, Bunker Hill.  Jaydee Short was a great singer, player and lyricist.  I love his post-rediscovery version of "Spoonful", I've never heard another like it.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 20, 2011, 03:17:55 AM
Yup, I agree, Bunker Hill.  Jaydee Short was a great singer, player and lyricist.  I love his post-rediscovery version of "Spoonful", I've never heard another like it.
All best,
Johnm
Back in 2007 we did have a YouTube of JD Short from the Charters film The Blues but sometime in the past four years it's been removed http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=60&topic=4177.0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 20, 2011, 08:34:40 AM
I've said it before, but sometimes YouTube is so great.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tJtceSCcUg

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 20, 2011, 10:27:04 AM
I've said it before, but sometimes YouTube is so great.
Johnm
You ain't kidding. This is from Giles Oakley's BBC TV series The Devil's Music shot at his St Louis home on January 23rd 1976. Now where did I put all those old video recordings of the series? Or is it all on DVD now and hence its appearance on YT? ::)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 20, 2011, 10:46:43 PM
Hi all,
Here's a nice fiddle blues from Charlie Bowman with John Hopkins on guitar.  I didn't know Charlie Bowman played anything like this.  They're both great!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWUOflk9hf0&feature=related

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on October 27, 2011, 08:37:46 AM
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) playing guitar : Kind Hearted Woman Blues
I have no idea from where this came but it's really unique...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag87Osjuad4&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 27, 2011, 10:29:12 AM
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) playing guitar : Kind Hearted Woman Blues
I have no idea from where this came but it's really unique...
Recorded Stockholm, 5 November 1963. Six songs in all were recorded, four appeared on a Danish EP in 60s and the remaining two (this song being one of them) on a limited edition British label, Rarity, in 70s.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 27, 2011, 11:17:45 AM
Were all these tracks with guitar BH, or just this one?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on October 27, 2011, 12:15:19 PM
Were all these tracks with guitar BH, or just this one?
Just this one, the guitarist for the session was Erik Host. There's one unaccompanied song Milky White Way thus

CS 1   Baby let me come back home Collector's Special(Dk) EP 100
CS 2   November boogie [inst]   Collector's Special(Dk) EP 100
CS 3   All night boogie [inst]   Collector's Special(Dk) EP 100
CS 4    Leavin? blues   Collector's Special(Dk) EP 100
CS 5    Kind hearted woman     Rarity(E) LP 1
CS 6    Milky White Way      Rarity(E) LP 1

In the 90s the first four songs turned up on a SBW Storyville CD whilst the last two songs appeared on a 1979 US bootleg label Blue Night - but to my knowledge nowhere else since. However being totally out of touch on such matters I'd gladly be corrected.
         
LATER EDIT: If you go to http://www.mnblues.com/review/2002/sonnyboywilliamson2-3-02-cr.html and scroll down to the bottom there's a Discography & Bibliography link, clicking on it and following the short bibliography will reveal a complete, chronological "sessionography" so you can see how the above fits in the great scheme of things.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on October 28, 2011, 06:04:07 AM
And as part of my ongoing campaign to make Angelina & JC Grimshaw big stars:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdyxOA-a7AM&feature=related
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on October 29, 2011, 10:09:29 AM
Came across this one yesterday -- it pretty much doesn't get any better than this, musically, and the video and sound quality are excellent -- you get a great look and listen at a Fraulini in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJ_vGVOlMKs
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 06, 2011, 05:16:07 PM
Banjo Ikey Robinson with Howard Armstrong:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB5PpsR005M
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 06, 2011, 05:23:10 PM
BTW, thanks for that video of Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod, Chris. Fabulous.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on November 06, 2011, 07:27:56 PM
BTW, thanks for that video of Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod, Chris. Fabulous.

Indeed!!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on November 18, 2011, 12:42:38 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNlIhMkso1w&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNlIhMkso1w&feature=related)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on November 18, 2011, 07:21:07 AM
Well that is the coolest thing Clapton has ever done!   :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 26, 2011, 08:59:44 PM
Had to bump this:
Kilby Snow plays "Troubles" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewfhy9R90u4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on December 09, 2011, 06:14:52 AM
Lightning Slim & Whispering Smith: Gonna walk (?) & Texas flood (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwY2D0IgVhA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on December 09, 2011, 03:13:44 PM
Fukin right, I didn't know footage of Lightnin' Slim existed - good find, thanks for sharing


R.L. Burnside and family: Boogie instrumental (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0TLP_DCB3I#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 11, 2011, 05:24:12 AM
George & Ethel McCoy - Mary aka "Penitentiary" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PY5EgXfCj4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 18, 2011, 04:55:11 PM
My Gal's Done Quit Me -LUKE JORDAN

My Gal's Done Quit Me (LUKE JORDAN, November 1929) Virginia Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ziFFc82Ew#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 18, 2011, 04:57:52 PM
Won't You Be Kind (LUKE JORDAN, November 1929) Ragtime Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3fBKRf007k#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 19, 2011, 04:41:06 PM
Ben Abney - What Makes Your Heart So Hard

Ben Abney - What Makes Your Heart So Hard (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou0Zsh50o9Q#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 19, 2011, 05:02:36 PM
Travelin' Man (Virgil Childers, 1938 Charlotte)

Travelin' Man (Virgil Childers, 1938 Charlotte) Ragtime Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiF5oTgWWMM#)

Somebody Stole My Jane

Somebody Stole My Jane (Virgil Childers, 1938) Ragtime Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s31gmTruTZU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 19, 2011, 05:25:30 PM
Seth Richard Lonely Seth Blues

Seth Richard Lonely Seth Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhucdtDE3aw#)








Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 19, 2011, 06:17:45 PM
Dennis McMillon

Dennis McMillon-Poor Little Angel Girl (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t452gObRw4#)

Dennis McMillon - Paper Wooden Daddy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CFL6FF8WYs#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 19, 2011, 07:37:02 PM
Thanks Pan I love Dennis McMillon, highly underknown imho.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on December 19, 2011, 08:50:17 PM
http://youtu.be/R4Xp2PEr8F0 (http://youtu.be/R4Xp2PEr8F0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 20, 2011, 06:23:01 AM
Dennis McMillon Goin' Back Home

Dennis McMillon Goin' Back Home (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w0sqR_pDoU#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2011, 04:06:04 PM
99and1/2 Won't Do - Dan Pickett

99and1/2 ~ Song by Dan Pickett ~ Angels by Howard Finster (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTUNOzbzOP4#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2011, 04:33:10 PM
Ralph Willis

Ralph Willis - Christmas Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFXofv0L9js#)

Ralph Willis - Why'd You Do It (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5KEFjPnkRY#)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2011, 04:51:20 PM
Carolina Slim Blues Knocking At My Door

Carolina Slim Blues Knocking At My Door (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3dJZHuFiQI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2011, 05:06:54 PM
Bill Jackson Blood Red River

Bill Jackson Blood Red River (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB8pr-OEzJc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2011, 05:25:50 PM
NO MORE HARD TIMES -THE BACK PORCH BOYS (Alec Seward & Louis Hayes)

http://qmarketing.posterous.com/no-more-hard-timesthe-back-porch-boys (http://qmarketing.posterous.com/no-more-hard-timesthe-back-porch-boys)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 23, 2011, 04:04:25 PM
Larry Johnson:

Larry Johnson Spoonful Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v_OKZcawWk#)

Larry Johnson Rampart Street (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SZqXamHB08#)

Larry Johnson & Nat Riddles - I Believe (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8sq9FVg7-w#)

A great but frustratigly short clip with John Jackson:

http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/sbro-mla001064-larry-johnson-and-jack-jackson-perform-john-henry (http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/sbro-mla001064-larry-johnson-and-jack-jackson-perform-john-henry)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 24, 2011, 04:06:39 PM
Some tracks from the Larry Johnson Presenting The Country Blues album, if I'm not mistaken. Does anyone know if these tracks can be found on CD?

http://qmarketing.posterous.com/troubles-just-begun-larry-johnson (http://qmarketing.posterous.com/troubles-just-begun-larry-johnson)

http://qmarketing.posterous.com/cherry-red-larry-johnson (http://qmarketing.posterous.com/cherry-red-larry-johnson)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on December 24, 2011, 10:44:36 PM
Some tracks from the Larry Johnson Presenting The Country Blues album, if I'm not mistaken. Does anyone know if these tracks can be found on CD?
Not available on CD. Take a look at Stefan's discography http://www.wirz.de/music/johnsfrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/johnsfrm.htm) and you'll see that Bobby Robinson recorded Larry twice, once in 1964 (all unissued) and then again in 1969 some of which Mike Vernon negotiated Robinson for release on Blue Horizon. I think this topic may have been discussed elsewhere.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on December 25, 2011, 09:51:03 AM
Some tracks from the Larry Johnson Presenting The Country Blues album, if I'm not mistaken. Does anyone know if these tracks can be found on CD?

Not on CD, but there is a MP3 recording of the vinyl LP available on the web. Search for "Larry Johnson: Presenting The Country Blues" and the FileTram site should be on the list of results.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 25, 2011, 12:47:31 PM
Thanks, Bunker Hill & Stuart.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 28, 2011, 08:32:54 AM
Alec Johnson Sundown Blues

Alec Johnson Sundown Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdP0M_wZ_b4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 30, 2011, 06:02:47 PM
Hi all,
Leonard Rutherford's fiddling on this might be my absolute favorite Old-Time fiddling--it's sure in the running, anyway.  Here goes:

Burnett and Rutherford - All Night Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1u7601PrlSk#)


All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on December 30, 2011, 09:14:00 PM

To my knowledge (and great surprise) these vids featuring Son House have not appeared in this thread. Let me know if I'm wrong about that. They're great, made in Seattle in 1969. He doesn't look real comfortable in this setting, but once he starts playing, he doesn't hold back.

Son House pt 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNPNfSBeLrg#)

Son House pt 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDt6g8Ayx_E#)

Many of you have already seen these vids, which were made by the Seattle Folklore Society (different from the blues performance films made by the University of Washington Ethnomusicology Department). But for those of you who haven't, go to the YouTube page that contains these two vids and you'll find links to others featuring Elizabeth Cotton, Roscoe Holcomb, Mance Lipscomb, Bukka White, Fred McDowell, Buell Kazee, and others. Enjoy!

L
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 30, 2011, 11:59:13 PM
Hi all,
Here's one that got discussed in the David McCarn lyric thread a little while back.


Dave McCarn, Howard Long - My Bone's Gonna Rise Again (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8FUXq-FAfs#)



All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: ScottN on December 31, 2011, 12:55:05 AM
Lindy- thanks for the tip on the Seattle Folklore Society films on Youtube...especially enjoyed the two Mike Russo segments...I'd never heard of him before but, WOW!  Guess he made a record for Arhoolie of guitar and piano...thanks again.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 05, 2012, 06:05:19 AM
http://youtu.be/zIjrVA7YnT0?t=2m (http://youtu.be/zIjrVA7YnT0?t=2m)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 09, 2012, 12:14:07 PM
Johnm's post on the 16-bar blues thread made me look up this Mance Lipscomb tune:

MANCE LIPSCOMB - Ain't It Hard (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7BRyt-8dhs#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 09, 2012, 12:56:14 PM
I like how Mance mixes in parts from other songs - he does it really well

Mance Lipscomb - Louise (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfCW6O7Biko#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 12, 2012, 09:14:07 PM
Whew, what a left hand!
All best,
Johnm


Blind Leroy Garnett Louisiana Glide (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RDDg4iI6QU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 16, 2012, 09:49:37 PM
Here's a good 'un.


Jake Walk Blues - Allen Brothers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9UZct0EEH4#ws)




All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 20, 2012, 08:18:27 AM
Hi all,
Here's a cool one from the same song family as Peg Leg Howell's "Rolling Mill Blues", Charley Lincoln's "Chain Gang Trouble" and Bill Monroe's "In The Pines".
All best,
Johnm


The Longest Train - J.E. Mainers Mountaineers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZBBbZU1xOc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on January 20, 2012, 08:46:23 AM
John,
Thanks for this. I've never run in to it, and, boy, is it peculiar.
Do you hear the same rhythm tussle I do? I'm hearing the lead in 6/8 yet the guitar is emphasizing the 1 & 5
(as if the song alternates a bar of 4 and a bar of 2!!!????)
signed,
Perplexed in Tennessee
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 20, 2012, 10:03:39 AM
Hi Bruce,
It is one for the books, isn't it?  The way I hear it, for the sung parts of the rendition, it is 6 bars of 3/2, which would be backed boom-chang, boom-chang, boom-chang, but with the bass alternating as though  the player was playing in cut time, so that the bass flips on itself, 2 phrased in three, and then two bars of regular cut time, 2/2, which is backed boom-chang, boom-chang per measure.  With the lyrics, it works out like so, with chords indicated above each phrase.  Each number in the count represents a "boom", and is followed by a "chang" that is not indicated. 
              I             I            IV            I
   The long--est  train  I   e----ver   saw was the
         | 1 2   3  | 1  2  3 |1  2   3  |1  2  3         |
              I            V7          I             I
         day     I    left  my  home           The
         | 1  2  3  |1  2  3  | 1   2   |  1     2   |

When Mainer solos on the fiddle to play the outro, he starts early, but apart from that, they hold to the form consistently.  It's hard to say what the motivation for doing it this way would be, but the whole band bought it!  Perhaps the guitar player couldn't catch a standard 3/4 boom-chang-chang feel, and had a hard time with the idea of one downbeat and two upbeats.  His way, at least, each downbeat has only one upbeat.  I don't imagine we'll ever find out the impetus for the unusual version at this point.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 22, 2012, 09:48:28 PM
Hi all,
It's great to find a Frank Hovington cut on YouTube.  Enjoy!
All best,
Johnm


Franklin "Guitar Frank" Hovington - Lonesome Road Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW7FhNwJtDc#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 22, 2012, 09:56:01 PM
Superlatives fail me!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 23, 2012, 07:07:14 AM
Great picture of Guitar Frank too.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 23, 2012, 07:27:28 PM
Hi all,
Whew, talk about some rockin' time, oof!  Like Booker White, she sounds to be playing slide out of cross-note on this track, but unlike Booker, she keeps it minor, she doesn't keep that first fret of the third string fretted.  Go, Sister O.M.
All best,
Johnm


Sister O.M. Terrell - Life Is A Problem (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98JaEUV99WE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 23, 2012, 07:36:22 PM
Sister Ola Mae can do no wrong by me. I hadn't heard that one before, I guess it's not available on CD

Any more out there? She's definitely in the 'people we should have heard more from' category.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on January 23, 2012, 08:51:31 PM
Damn!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 24, 2012, 10:37:02 PM
Here's one from a musician I never expected to find on YouTube.
All best,
Johnm


Movie.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBX0OIsVquc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 25, 2012, 01:11:07 PM
Tarheel Slim - 3 songs - 1949 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkPobmkJUxo#)

Tarheel Slim and... anybody know the name of the other fellow(s) on here?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 25, 2012, 01:13:51 PM
'Oh Death' CHARLEY PATTON (1934) Delta Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui92SXehjjM#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 25, 2012, 01:39:57 PM
Hi John Lee,
The musicians shown on the Tarheel Slim video, which is really nice by the way, thanks!, are Gabriel Brown on the left and his playing partner, Rochelle French, on the right.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 25, 2012, 03:22:20 PM
I'll second the thanks on the Tarheel Slim video, I just had to share it on Facebook as well!  8)

Here's Peetie Wheatstraw in 1936, backing himself on the piano, and with Kokomo Arnold on guitar:

http://qmarketing.posterous.com/the-first-shall-be-the-last-and-the-last-shal (http://qmarketing.posterous.com/the-first-shall-be-the-last-and-the-last-shal)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 25, 2012, 04:10:03 PM
Hi John Lee,
The musicians shown on the Tarheel Slim video, which is really nice by the way, thanks!, are Gabriel Brown on the left and his playing partner, Rochelle French, on the right.
All best,
Johnm

Thanks John - I actually meant the other(s) that appear on the recordings as opposed to the vid - since there are two voices and two guitars, and neither sounds like Dan Pickett (who's songs are grouped with these on the document album).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 25, 2012, 04:20:25 PM
Oops, I misunderstood you, John Lee.  I don't know who is with Tarheel Slim on those tracks, but oddenda might.  He recorded Tarheel Slim and knew him well.  There are a couple of pictures of him with Tarheel Slim towards the end of the video.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 25, 2012, 04:24:14 PM
Hi all,
Here is one by one of my favorite singers, and judging by the number of views, it was put up very recently on YouTube.  It's from recordings made at a party at which Alec Seward, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, among others, were in attendance.  I saw a CD issue of it several years ago when I was in England, and I stupidly didn't buy it at that time.  I've never seen it since.  Listen to this and I think you'll hear why Sonny Terry said of Alec Seward, "Alec could sing a bitch."
All best,
Johnm


Alec Seward - Late One Saturday Evening (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo4KDfY6wAg#)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 25, 2012, 04:59:44 PM
Great!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 26, 2012, 03:16:45 AM
Guitar Slim And Jelly Belly - Keep Straight Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kClyznZFBic#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 27, 2012, 03:04:47 AM
Early Robert Lockwood and Rice Miller footage from 1942. Unfortunately the clip is silent, but you might still enjoy...?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=w6v-hz3ER0c# (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=w6v-hz3ER0c#)!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on January 27, 2012, 06:12:13 AM
Wow.  A million thanks, Professor.  Sonny Boy was the first non-white blues artist that I became a fan of, and I still have a special spot in my heart for him.  It's so great to see those guys "come to life".  I love that last shot where Sonny Boy is backed by drums and a trumpet/cornet, the guitar looks like it's plugged into an amplifier, and the crowd is bopping.     
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on January 27, 2012, 07:14:38 AM
Great bit of film, Professor S.
Interesting to note the blackface clown with upside-down hat at the end.
Does the University of GA archive give a date?
best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on January 27, 2012, 07:16:31 AM
oops---says 1942, doesn't it?
Still, I think I'll check UGA...might be a Lomax connection
bn
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 27, 2012, 07:29:16 AM
Yeah, that's pretty great even without sound.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jpeters609 on January 27, 2012, 07:31:14 AM
Apparently, there's more film yet to be seen. Over on the Blind Man's Blues Forum, it's been reported that there are two silent home movies shot on 8mm Kodachrome film stock dating to c. 1942 and 1952 from the family of Rayburn Moore, son of Max Moore, founder of Interstate Grocery and creator King Biscuit Flour. The earlier film (4 minutes long) depicts Robert Junior Lockwood and Sonny Boy Williamson performing together on the porch of a country grocery store in Arkansas, and the later film (12 minutes long) shows segments from a 1952 bus tour through Arkansas with Williamson and various King Biscuit Time band members performing. The films now belong to the University of Georgia.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on January 27, 2012, 08:14:34 AM
Ah, so we've got about half the first film with a few seconds of the later film edited on.  That explains some of what we're seeing.

I can't wait to see both films in their entirety.

 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on January 27, 2012, 09:18:43 AM
A couple of years back colour "stills" from this footage were floating around, nice to see from whence they came.

I've been trawling the web trying to find anything half decent about SBWII on the net and only came up with these two rather ancient attempts

http://www.sonnyboy.com/ (http://www.sonnyboy.com/)

http://www.mnblues.com/review/2002/sonnyboywilliamson2-3-02-cr.html (http://www.mnblues.com/review/2002/sonnyboywilliamson2-3-02-cr.html)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 27, 2012, 02:05:25 PM
Hi all,
Here is a number from Doug Quattlebaum, from South Carolina originally, but then in Philadelphia.  He ran a Mr. Softee truck for a while.  He played everything in Vestapol and was such a strong singer.
All best,
Johnm

Doug Quattlebaum Good Woman Blues 1961 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB67wf2VcjY#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 27, 2012, 05:03:55 PM
I'm kind of late to the game, but thank very much, Prof. Scratchy, for posting the silent film footage.  It's very exciting to see.  One thing I remarked upon while watching it was how nice all the country folk were dressed, really sharp.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 27, 2012, 05:19:08 PM
The king biscuit footage is Fantastic! Anyone know its history? Thanks for posting Prof. I'm sure someone somewhere has a shoebox in an attic somewhere with footage of Blind Willie McTell...got to be!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 28, 2012, 11:04:08 AM
Apparently there is more of the closing footage. Just a thought,  but why not leave a comment on the source youtube video requesting that any further footage be released?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 28, 2012, 12:36:38 PM
The king biscuit footage is Fantastic! Anyone know its history? Thanks for posting Prof. I'm sure someone somewhere has a shoebox in an attic somewhere with footage of Blind Willie McTell...got to be!

Quote
Following the Early Wright lecture, two archivists from the University of Georgia, Margaret Compton and Renna Tuten, will show two silent home movies shot on 8mm Kodachrome film stock dating to c. 1942 and 1952 from the family of Rayburn Moore, son of Max Moore, founder of Interstate Grocery and creator King Biscuit Flour. The earlier film (4 minutes long) depicts Robert Junior Lockwood and Sonny Boy Williamson performing together on the porch of a country grocery store in Arkansas, and the later film (12 minutes long) shows segments from a 1952 bus tour through Arkansas with Williamson and various King Biscuit Time band members performing.

http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/EarlyWright.html (http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/EarlyWright.html)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 30, 2012, 01:11:56 PM
Hi all,
I had never heard this very pretty version of "Railroad Bill" before, and didn't know that Riley Puckett played the banjo.  He sure was a nice singer.
All best,
Johnm


Riley Puckett-Railroad Bill (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNgj9e5hECU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on January 31, 2012, 04:31:58 AM
thanks John - I've been listening to a lot of Skillet Lickers and Riley Puckett recently but hadn't heard this one either.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on January 31, 2012, 12:15:28 PM
There wasn't too many recordings with Puckett on banjo from what I can tell. I've got some other early recordings of him and Gid Tanner with Puckett on banjo: Whoa Mule Whoa, Bile Them Cabbage Down, Sourwood Mountain, and Georgia Railroad. There's also recording of Oh Susanna without Gid's fiddle behind him.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 31, 2012, 08:33:28 PM
Here's one from Curtis Jones.  I know he's one of your favorites, Bunker Hill, and thought you'd get a kick out of this.
All best,
Johnm


Curtis Jones Tin Pan Alley (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7MjuJglBrE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 01, 2012, 08:39:12 AM
Here's one from Curtis Jones.  I know he's one of your favorites, Bunker Hill, and thought you'd get a kick out of this.
All best,
Johnm
Thanks. He's an acquired taste as I discovered after pontificating about him at great length in a magazine. Some mad fool has been threatening to publish this on the internet but I've been spared so far.

I think Curtis fans can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

::)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on February 01, 2012, 08:58:36 AM
I think Curtis fans can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

::)

Now I HAVE to listen! :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on February 01, 2012, 09:02:43 AM
Quote
Curtis Jones Tin Pan Alley (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7MjuJglBrE#)
lovely stuff!
What's that interjection about 1972?  :o
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 01, 2012, 10:23:21 AM
My guess, Gumbo, is that when Curtis added that vocal aside, 1972 seemed unimaginably far in the future.  Just what I needed to feel really old!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on February 01, 2012, 10:29:45 AM
1972 was 31 years in the future when Curtis Jones recorded that song in 1941.  Now it's 40 years in the past.  Time flies!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on February 01, 2012, 10:56:43 AM
Excellent - thanks for that stark perspective , dj!
Hopefully we've been having fun. :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 02, 2012, 08:42:25 AM
The late, great Jesse Fuller.

Jesse Fuller - Double Double Do Love You (1966).mpg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVu3YAbZ4to#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on February 02, 2012, 09:12:26 AM
yes
1972 was 31 years in the future when Curtis Jones recorded that song in 1941.  Now it's 40 years in the past.  Time flies!
indeed, time flies like an arrow
and fruit flies like a banana.

sorry, couldn't resist...groundhog day and near 70 degrees here; everyone feelin' good.
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 02, 2012, 09:15:11 AM
Hey that's cool! 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 02, 2012, 10:04:28 AM
Thanks for the Jesse Fuller clip, John D.  He sure had great time and that's the best view of the fotdella I've ever had.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 03, 2012, 10:10:10 AM
These are repeats for those on FB.  but Document Reocrds posts some great clips of FB.... for those not on FB.

Toot Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBILt-LEnp0#)

Cootie Stark - Metal Bottoms (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xronzs29a4I#)



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jharris on February 03, 2012, 11:38:08 AM
Wonderful clips with Little Brother Montgomery backing Sippie Wallace and Edith Wilson:

Little Brother Montgomery & Edith Wilson - The Same Dog That Bit You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_49J-a_up4#)

http://youtu.be/BozPEpeMg2c (http://youtu.be/BozPEpeMg2c)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on February 03, 2012, 07:04:53 PM
Since we're discussing Lonnie Johnson in Toronto elsewhere I thought this was appropriate, apologies if it's been posted before. Spot the celebs. It's all too short.

http://youtu.be/n8fyb9vpIc0 (http://youtu.be/n8fyb9vpIc0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 04, 2012, 12:19:17 PM
Is there no other footage of LJ apart from this and that other festival appearance?

...also I'm surprised that this doc hasn't been posted yet:

CHICAGO BLUES DOCUMENTARY FILMED IN 1972 PART 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxS7EIFIq6g#noexternalembed)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 05, 2012, 01:34:31 AM
...also I'm surprised that this doc hasn't been posted yet:

CHICAGO BLUES DOCUMENTARY FILMED IN 1972 PART
In June 1970 Harley Cokliss, an American film maker living in London, arranged a music press preview of a 50 minute documentary from footage he had shot in Chicago between April 18 and May 17 1970 - his aim was to getting it shown on British television. Looking at the notes I took at that event he told told those present that he was launching it in Britain because "interest in blues seems to be here and not back home". In January 1971 it "premiered" on the BBC TV's highbrow arts program "Monitor".
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on February 05, 2012, 11:13:39 AM
How did we miss this series on Youtube?  (Unless I'm out of it, which may be the case.)

Part One of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances denoting landmarks in the blues scene. In this part we look at some of the origins and the earliest recordings and films.

A History Of Blues Pt1. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRwXVNt0i3k#)

Part Two of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances denoting landmarks in the blues scene. In this part we take a close look at the early legends of blues from the 1920s and 1930s.

A History Of Blues Pt2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr3bIHqeAoU#)

Part Three of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances denoting landmarks in the blues scene. In this part we see the change from country to urban influences in the music and culture with the move north to Chicago.

A History Of Blues Pt3 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8b33OusOiM#)

Part Four of Four. Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances denoting landmarks in the blues scene. In this part we see the diversification of blues tfrom the 1970s to the end of the twentieth century.

A History Of Blues Pt4 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhgcPbm2d7Y#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 05, 2012, 03:48:45 PM
Here's an unusual solo number from the amazing Gwen (or Gwin) Foster.
All best,
Johnm


Gwen Foster-Black Pine Waltz (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_MTNfkfBPQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 07, 2012, 05:08:55 PM
Henry "Rufe" Johnson "

Henry "Rufe" Johnson - Be Glad When You're Dead (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4UuorbTp6M#ws)

A very solid "Boogie, Baby". His singing makes me think of Pink Anderson at times. Peg Leg Sam on harmonica.

Henry "Rufe" Johnson Boogie, Baby (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqDwdJ6kjLs#)


http://www.wirz.de/music/johnhfrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/johnhfrm.htm)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 08, 2012, 03:44:08 PM
Slim Barton & Eddie Mapp doing a nice guitar & harmonica duet:

Slim Barton & Eddie Mapp It's Tight Like That (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGVY8YJ8yxw#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 08, 2012, 04:29:54 PM
On the comments of this video it is said that the song in question is not "Every Day in the Week Blues".
Can someone verify if this is the case or not? Thanks.

Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley - Every Day in the Week Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsiCPBuQQ3E#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on February 09, 2012, 06:39:34 AM
On the comments of this video it is said that the song in question is not "Every Day in the Week Blues".
Can someone verify if this is the case or not? Thanks.

Not sure what they mean, Pan. It matches the version of Every Day in the Week that I have. That is, the prewar recording of Pink with Simmie Dooley. Pink's postwar recordings of the song are different, and include the more typical "girl for every day in the week" verses. Perhaps Pink and Simmie just didn't get around to those verses? They sound like they could have kept going for awhile.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 09, 2012, 06:43:09 AM
Thanks Uncle Bud.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on February 09, 2012, 07:44:59 AM
The wonderful Pokey LeFarge doing their thing in a shed...

Pokey LaFarge - St Louis Crawl - English Garden Shed Session (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcmaWXdvRcs#)

Take a look at the from the shed channel too.  An absolute goldmine of good acoustic music of many sorts.  You can find the likes of Brooks Williams and Charlie Parr amongst large swathes of folk and navel gazing singer/songwriting...  Some of the folk and singer songwriter stuff is pretty good too actually.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 09, 2012, 01:49:37 PM
I was told to check out Pokey LeFarge before but never got round to it...

Here's Pink doing Every Day post-discovery

Pink Anderson - Every Day In The Week (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVaUmRS-Lho#)

and there's another version with Gary Davis playing second guitar that is quite excellent
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 09, 2012, 02:24:01 PM
Sonny boy Williamson - It's Raining Outdoors Baby (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAnGVxAGkmo#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 10, 2012, 05:40:59 AM
Sonny boy Williamson - It's Raining Outdoors Baby
Accompanied by Lennart Nylen guitar and Sture Nordin bass, filmed Copenhagen Nov 1963.
 
Two other songs were performed - Who?s Gonna Take Care of You and Have You Enjoyed My Play? A ropey video of all three was floating around the UK in mid 70s.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 11, 2012, 05:46:39 AM
Mississippi Fred McDowell - Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning - Footage (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faPh0UFuaz4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 12, 2012, 04:58:08 PM
Hi all,
This is from the first Watson Family album on Folkways, Doc Watson is joined by his older brother, Arnold, on harmonica and harmony vocals.  I sure love the way they sound together.
All best,
Johnm



I'm Troubled. Doc Watson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6a8UiIuuoc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 12, 2012, 05:12:11 PM
Nice. Ya got good taste there Mr. Miller. That tune definitely comes under the heading of more than the sum of its parts. Its amazing to me that he's still out there, the other pillar of Guitar giantism of the great folk scare period, the other being Gary Davis. How is it possible that no one thought to bring them together for a recording session? I think John Hurt & Doc were recorded together.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 14, 2012, 12:06:04 PM
Electric Chair Blues - Robert "Guitar" Welch (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYK_R5tveVs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 14, 2012, 12:09:06 PM
Mance Lipscomb- Angel Child (Vinyl LP) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQlKXVj1T9E#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 16, 2012, 08:23:57 AM
Blind Owl Wilson - Sloppy Drunk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mOVlNdAgw4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 16, 2012, 09:01:08 PM
Hi all,
Here are a couple of videos recently posted of Dan Gellert.  What a musician!  He is one of very few musicians I've heard whom I feel should be recorded every time he picks up an instrument.  Who needs that kind of pressure and attention, though?  I'm just glad we can hear some of what he does.
All best,
Johnm


"Reuben" - Dan Gellert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4P9flsVenQ#ws)


"Cuckoo" - Dan Gellert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJNhtaSYDiQ#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 17, 2012, 01:18:16 AM
I first heard Dan Gellert on a compilation called "American Fogies" which has some excellent tracks.

I like the quasi-African sound of the fretless banjo.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 18, 2012, 08:26:38 AM
Hi all,
Here is some Connie Williams, for those of you who have not had a chance to hear him.
All best,
Johnm



Blind Connie Williams - I Can See Everybody's Mother, Can't See Mine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DSOVLkLpJ0#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 21, 2012, 09:17:13 PM
Buddy Guy talks Obama into singing some Robert Johnson...

http://youtu.be/hhO1DnNKYbo (http://youtu.be/hhO1DnNKYbo)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on February 24, 2012, 04:55:23 PM
James Deshay - Stoney Pony Blues.mpg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8v17BaQYGE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on February 25, 2012, 11:52:36 AM
Good find JohnLee.

This channel got some ultra rare footage;

http://www.youtube.com/user/RawBluesTV/videos?sort=dd&view=u&page=1 (http://www.youtube.com/user/RawBluesTV/videos?sort=dd&view=u&page=1)
Title: Skip James by a Canadian Guitarist
Post by: SteveMcBill on March 01, 2012, 11:24:19 PM
A posting of Skip James' "Special Rider" on YouTube by Jeff, a Canadian guitarist:

Special Rider Blues - Skip James (cover) - Acoustic Guitar Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKRF1DO0Vdg#)

Enjoy.

Steve
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on March 05, 2012, 07:52:41 PM
Alvin in top form, had me grinning like an idiot throughout.

http://youtu.be/iihAA75dB6M (http://youtu.be/iihAA75dB6M)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on March 06, 2012, 04:15:30 AM
F''kin amazing. I always thought Alvin was in another league than Keb Mo and Corey Harris.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on March 06, 2012, 09:41:33 AM
Couldn't agree more about Dan Gellert.

The Alan Lomax Archive has posted quite a few Tommy Jarrell tracks; most of them are fiddle, but there are a few with his wonderful banjo playing. Here's an example:

http://youtu.be/dIW28HUSf_o (http://youtu.be/dIW28HUSf_o)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 07, 2012, 05:08:24 PM
Thanks for posting Tommy Jarrell's performance of "Reuben", Chris.  He had me disoriented at first, because I was hearing him drone a I note and was expecting a III drone, like you usually have in D tuning.  Then I figured out his more regular drone is on the first string and he hits the high drone on the fifth string much more intermittently.  What a great banjo player he was--I remember the first time I heard him play "Old Joe Clark", thinking, "I didn't think that tune could sound that good!"
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 08, 2012, 06:03:06 PM
Hi all,
Here's a rare one.  Bill Monroe sang a lot of cool verses here.
All best,
Johnm


Bill Monroe ---- John Henry (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9TUaHPRsq0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 09, 2012, 05:41:45 PM
I'd forgotten how much I love this tune and performance.  YouTube just keeps getting cooler and cooler.
All best,
Johnm



Ginseng Blues - The Kentucky Ramblers (1930 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OtbABrH4O8#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on March 09, 2012, 07:09:11 PM
What a great banjo payer he was--I remember the first time I heard him play "Old Joe Clark", thinking, "I didn't think that tune could sound that good!"

Couldn't agree more. Tommy Jarrell and Dan Gellert I think share an unusual quality (Wade Ward had it too) of making even the most commonplace, overplayed song or tune sound fresh each time.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lyndvs on March 10, 2012, 12:20:56 AM
BanjoChris,Thanks for posting the Tommy Jarrell.Great to see footage of him with the Banjo.Just think,it wasn`t even his first instrument!!.How great he was.
                                                   Lyndvs.
P.S.Some amazing footage on that Lomax channel Dink Roberts,Belton Sutherland,Eugene Powell on and on.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 11, 2012, 05:59:02 PM
Hi all,
Here is the Johnny Beck cut, "Locked In Jail", that was discussed in the "Adventures in Cross-Note" thread.
All best,
Johnm


Johnny Beck (The Blind Boy) Locked In Jail (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX0D7bSPk90#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 13, 2012, 03:26:43 PM
Hi all,
Boy, did these guys play well together.
All best,
Johnm


Leecan and Cooksey - Black Cat Bone Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjPbr2SO9_A#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 14, 2012, 09:27:27 AM
http://youtu.be/r4ErWE45ivY (http://youtu.be/r4ErWE45ivY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 14, 2012, 01:34:56 PM
When My First Wife Left Me - John Lee Hooker (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFOcEIpkWSo#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 15, 2012, 11:01:26 AM
James son Thomas & Honeyboy Edwards - Leland, MS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD8ecD0IsqM#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 15, 2012, 04:01:37 PM
Hi all,
For folks who might not have heard Memphis Willie B.'s '60s recordings on Prestige Bluesville.
All best,
Johnm


Memphis Willie B. Brownsville Blues Introducing Memphis Willie B. 1961 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtCq8e7Oy5w#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 16, 2012, 05:14:50 PM
Boy, these guys excelled at nuttiness.
All best,
Johnm


The Carolina Tar Heels-The Apron String Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljJEG2FFRgw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on March 16, 2012, 09:11:29 PM
Not enough folks do ...  That last go round'll get you every time ...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 20, 2012, 04:23:57 PM
Hi all,
Ernest V. Stoneman's version of the Titanic was alluded to early in the thread devoted to the Titanic.  The late Mike Seeger was the only person I can recall having seen play autoharp and harmonica on a rack simultaneously the way Stoneman does here.  Stoneman's time-keeping on the autoharp is really interesting and unusual--a perfectly straight-up-and-down boom-chang with absolutely no syncopation and his picking thumb operating almost like a bass drum.  This version is early, from 1924, and was a big seller evidently.  I think its lyrics, especially, greatly influenced a lot of later versions of the song.
All best,
Johnm

Ernest V. Stoneman-The Titanic 1924 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skSUX7pNmSU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 22, 2012, 07:26:51 PM
Hi all,
I just saw this video on facebook and thought to post it here.  It is Mississippian Mike Compton, and boy, does he know what he's doing!  It was evidently filmed on March 17, 2012, so it is right current.
all best,
Johnm



Talkin' 'Bout You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptPKayjfWXc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on March 22, 2012, 07:34:13 PM
Wow. You can tell that many hours have been invested in practicing. He's so free with the instrument that the licks happen at the speed of thought. Amazing.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 23, 2012, 04:27:30 AM
Not youtube - footage of Whistlin Alex Moore

http://www.folkstreams.net/film,162 (http://www.folkstreams.net/film,162)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 27, 2012, 03:39:45 PM
Hi all,
Prof. Scratchy posted this on facebook the other day.  I know nothing about the player, Andrew Dunham, but he is REALLY country.  That is some lonesome playing.
All best,
Johnm


Andrew Dunham -- Sweet Lucy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98_ZJO9i6CA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on March 27, 2012, 03:51:39 PM
Quote
I know nothing about the player, Andrew Dunham...

Neither do I.  But from the Fancourt/McGrath Blues Discography, I can tell you that Sweet Lucy was one of 19 songs Dunham recorded in Detroit in 1949, probably all at the same session (the matrix numbers are consecutive).

I love it that I've spent a lifetime listening to music, and stuff I've never heard that's as good as this keeps popping up!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 27, 2012, 04:32:06 PM
Thank you for this information, dj.  I did a search for Andrew Dunham at YouTube and there were three videos, all very recently posted, each with less than 20 hits.  Of the two other than "Sweet Lucy", one was essentially musically identical to it, and similarly played out of A position in standard tuning, and the other was backed out of D position in standard tuning with almost a Henry Thomas-type approach (though on an electric guitar).  I agree with you that it is really neat to hear someone so interesting-sounding whom I had never heard of before.
All best,
Johnm 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Annette on March 28, 2012, 06:23:24 AM
Here's an interesting one!

Blues from old woman (Belarus) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAobIpnkCNw#)

Not seen any Leon Redbone on here yet so here's one:

Leon Redbone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZqJ5ogLIGk#noexternalembed-ws)

Here is my mate Giles Hedley playing a tune he'd never heard until I plaued him the original - his guitar is a 1930's Grimshaw and is a pig to play.

Giles Hedley & Christophe P?lissi? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBb0GPxtWIo#)

And another one of him doing unspeakable things with a harmonica:

Giles Hedley at NHL H2005 Festival (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmwVP74mxkc#)

And an interesting John Lee Hooker item I've not seen here yet - Groundhogs backing - and I love all the cool looking people in the audience:

John Lee Hooker - I'm Leaving - "The Beat Room" Show (1964) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLciraVczRI#)

And here is my channel (be gentle with me):

http://www.youtube.com/user/clelmore?feature=mhee (http://www.youtube.com/user/clelmore?feature=mhee)

I no longer own the !970's Dobro Model 30 as it had to go to allow me to live!

Oh and let's say me and Frankie Jaxon have something in common....

Here is my b/f Chris's channel too he is much more an old time banjo and mandolin player:

http://www.youtube.com/user/MrChrislawrance (http://www.youtube.com/user/MrChrislawrance)

Annette
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jaycee on March 28, 2012, 10:22:51 AM
whats there to be gentle about really enjoyed your playing annette.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Annette on March 28, 2012, 11:37:02 AM
Won't You Be Kind To Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW6NXwU0B5o#ws)

Viola Lee Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogVPlnpH1Ts#ws)

And here is a nice one by Paul Oscher:

Paul Oscher -Woodsongs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-5KoP4o4Xc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on March 28, 2012, 12:06:52 PM
Hi all,
Prof. Scratchy posted this on facebook the other day.  I know nothing about the player, Andrew Dunham, but he is REALLY country.  That is some lonesome playing.
All best,
Johnm

Dunham's entry in Robert Ford's Blues Bibliography is thus:

ANDREW DUNHAM
BD1138.   Smith, Chris. Andrew Dunham and Friends. Detroit Blues. Vol. 2. UK: Krazy Kat KK 7423, 1984.

BD1139.   Smith, Chris. Sylvester Cotton & Andrew Dunham: Blues Sensation. UK: Ace CDCHD 869, 2003.


I have the Krazy Kat LP which Chris Smith, in the absence of anything known about the singer, does an interesting job of discussing the songs and their lyrics. The LP received very good reviews at the time but sales were disappointing.

Shortly I'll post a scan under Books & Articles section Weenie.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 09:50:02 PM
Keb' Mo' & Corey Harris - Sweet Home Chicago (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-XEQrp-kAg#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 09:57:37 PM
I'm sure you guys can appreciate ol' clark kessinger

Clark Kessinger at Newport (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SwInLwtNZY#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 09:59:04 PM
Sylvester Weaver - Bottleneck Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7JAGP0BzbA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 10:00:26 PM
Love these guys!

Taj Mahal & Corey Harris 'Sittin' On Top Of The World.avi (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15o9o6Gh4UQ#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 10:02:17 PM
"If I had a set of wings I'd go with them too. . .  I believe my wife would take that trip."

Virgil Anderson - Wild Goose Chase (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pMeM51O-2s#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 10:03:16 PM
Richard Thompson - Honky Tonk Blues - Videowest 81 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hep7FNNWyqo#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on April 02, 2012, 10:04:29 PM
I'm most excited about this gem.

Ryan Baer: "Oozlin Daddy Blues" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd_puJlYSHg#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on April 03, 2012, 11:16:11 PM

oddenda's comment on the Lillian McMurry thread started me searching for yet another couple of names I'm unfamiliar with. I found this:

Luther Huff 1951 Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPXu96nnSlQ#)

What a great sound! No mention of Percy Huff on this cut, I'll look him up later.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on April 04, 2012, 03:02:59 AM
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No mention of Percy Huff on this cut

Luther is playing one of the guitars and singing.  Percy is playing the other guitar.  Percy never recorded under his own name.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on April 04, 2012, 07:27:36 AM
I'm most excited about this gem.

Ryan Baer: "Oozlin Daddy Blues" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd_puJlYSHg#ws)

Welcome to WC ceepatton1928. That's cool that Ryan Baer is playing a fotdella. I've seen another YouTube clip of him using it (on the streets of New Orleans I think). I'm jealous.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on April 04, 2012, 07:50:17 AM
Pretty cool using a double bass body for your fotdella soundbox
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on April 04, 2012, 10:32:42 AM
No mention of Percy Huff on this cut, I'll look him up later.
Gayle Dean Wardlow was the first to write about Luther and Percy: The Huff Brothers in Blues Unlimited 56 (Sep 1968). I think an updated version appeared in Chasin' That Devil Music which I can't refer to at present 'cause it's on loan.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on April 04, 2012, 11:41:18 AM
Quote
I think an updated version appeared in Chasin' That Devil Music

Right you are, on pages 112 - 114.  The Huffs grew up around Jackson, Mississippi, and were influenced by the Johnson/Bracey/McCoy Brothers crowd.  A particular influence on Percy, who was considered the "lead" player of the two, was Slim Duckett.     
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 04, 2012, 12:26:01 PM
Slim Duckett & Pig Norwood - You Gotta Stand Judgement For Yourself (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kans5rCI9jw#ws)
Slim Duckett And Pig Norwood - I Want To Go Where Jesus Is (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbSHWDiZA08#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 05, 2012, 06:13:26 PM
Hi all,
Here's Tarheel Slim accompanying himself out of B, as he did on one tune on his Trix album, "No time At All".
All best,
Johnm


Tarheel Slim - Wildcat Tamer (Fury 1016) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeVSL-Gfxj4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on April 09, 2012, 01:42:29 PM
I expect everybody on here's heard this, but just in case you haven't

Sonny Boy Williamson I - Decoration Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSaU8gjegw0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on April 10, 2012, 02:38:28 PM
I just came across this CBS tv show from the 60s I think, courtesy of a FB post from the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
This is a link to part 5, which has a great clip of a gandy dancer, and an unknown (to me!) guitar player. All the parts have music in them, some good stuff, check it out.

They Hit a Blue Note: Music of the South, Part 5 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pey8BtJt1QE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on April 11, 2012, 04:42:36 AM
awesome... I'm guessing the guitarist was recorded in a studio, so maybe he made recordings while he was at it, reminds me a bit of JW Warren. I liked the pretty girl too.

...thanks for sharing



Rev. Charles White - Two Songs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqK_dgitTbk#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Steve Pajik on April 13, 2012, 10:59:16 PM
I just came across this CBS tv show from the 60s I think, courtesy of a FB post from the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
This is a link to part 5, which has a great clip of a gandy dancer, and an unknown (to me!) guitar player. All the parts have music in them, some good stuff, check it out.

Hi, davek!

The unknown guitarist sure sounds a lot like Scott Dunbar to me, particularly his tune "Memphis Mail". Check it out:

Scott Dunbar Memphis Mail (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mjeAjDkIM#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sustaireblues on April 14, 2012, 07:05:06 AM
Sure sounds like you nailed it to me Deaf.
I love the happy blues sound he makes, between his picking and singing!
Sure brings a smile to my face, thanks for making the link for me.

Joe
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on April 14, 2012, 08:14:27 AM
Quote
Here's Tarheel Slim accompanying himself out of B, as he did on one tune on his Trix album, "No time At All".

What a great sound!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Steve Pajik on April 14, 2012, 08:47:19 AM
Sure sounds like you nailed it to me Deaf.
I love the happy blues sound he makes, between his picking and singing!
Sure brings a smile to my face, thanks for making the link for me.

Joe

Hi, Joe!

Dunbar's album From Lake Mary is one of my faves. Yeah, it's a happy sound indeed!  :)

I wonder if the tune in that film clip is actually Dunbar's earlier version of "Memphis Mail"?? According to Stefan's site - http://www.wirz.de/music/dunbafrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/dunbafrm.htm) - Dunbar also recorded the song in 1954 (the version in the YouTube video is from 1970). However, to me, it doesn't really sound like it, judging by the brief sound clip available on the Folkways site: http://www.folkways.si.edu/TrackDetails.aspx?itemid=6076 (http://www.folkways.si.edu/TrackDetails.aspx?itemid=6076)

Love these little blues mysteries!  ;)

EDIT: No info on the Internet Movie Database about the They Hit a Blue Note documentary, either.  :(
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on April 14, 2012, 09:34:36 AM
I wonder if the tune in that film clip is actually Dunbar's earlier version of "Memphis Mail"??
I've just played the Lake Mary LP and it is from that, all 4mins 48sec of it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Steve Pajik on April 14, 2012, 11:03:46 AM
I wonder if the tune in that film clip is actually Dunbar's earlier version of "Memphis Mail"??
I've just played the Lake Mary LP and it is from that, all 4mins 48sec of it.

You think so? To me, the film clip sounds a little faster in tempo, plus the guitar chords/riffs seem slightly different. But I only gave the film clip a quick listen, so you're probably right.  :D

EDIT: Listening to the clip again, the guitar riffs/vocals still sound slightly different from the FLM version (however, I am listening through crummy laptop speakers, so ....  :P ). But listening to the FLM version, I forgot that the song gradually builds up to the same tempo of the video clip. In any event, Scott Dunbar was awesome!  :D

EDIT#2: Maybe we're talking about different clips?? I'm referring to the one davek posted called They Hit a Blue Note, specifically the tune shown near the end of the clip. I posted the Dunbar "Memphis Mail" vid in response to that.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on April 16, 2012, 05:05:44 AM
has this been posted before? I did a quick search for 'houseparty' but nothing showed up ....
Blues Houseparty (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e21nqPuo6HU#)

"Producer Eleanor Ellis offers Piedmont blues fans a rare front-row seat to a private house party that is as down home and authentic as they come on this 57-minute DVD Blues Houseparty. Filmed in 1989 at the late John Jackson's home in Fairfax Station, Virginia, Blues Houseparty includes performances by Jackson and his son James, John Cephas and Phil Wiggins, Archie Edwards, Cora Jackson, Flora Molton and Larry Wise, John Dee Holeman, and Quentin "Fris" Holloway. Between songs, performers talk about the history of country breakdowns, demonstrate traditional dances and swap hilarious stories. The atmosphere is natural and relaxed. The audio and video quality are good. One small criticism: Performers could have been identified earlier in the film. But that's a small price to pay for admission to this rip-roarin' good time."
---Review by Dick Spottswood
for a DVD contact eleanordellis(at)yahoo.com
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on April 16, 2012, 08:03:32 PM
Cheers Gumbo, first time I've seen it. So many good quotes in there to capture it's going to be my project for the next couple of weeks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on April 17, 2012, 02:29:10 AM
Yeah I thought that, too, Rivers :) I loved the punchline to the 500 pound hog story!  :P
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: pkeane on April 24, 2012, 01:13:43 PM
Another Tom Paley clip has landed on YouTube (to go along w/ Sportin' Life which has been there for awhile).  This one is Blind Blake's Early Morning Blues. 

Tom Paley 1988.m4v (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9QT_RqBNZA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 03, 2012, 05:21:20 PM
Great footage of Elizabeth Cotton that at least I hadn't seen before, by FolkSeattle:

Elizabeth Cotton pt 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgQEOkuCRZ0#)

Elizabeth Cotton pt 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHkRKx014fo#)

Anyone know what was the occasion? She seems genuinely pleased and proud to be able to perform her music.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on May 05, 2012, 03:56:16 AM
Rev. Pearly Brown - Around His Home Town Americus, GA (1977) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxb240uXFZc#)
Rev. Pearly Brown - Americus, GA (1977) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e2Ar2gi-3E#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on May 05, 2012, 05:16:02 AM
Thanks Allan, wonderful.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on May 05, 2012, 05:25:13 AM
Some more awesome:

John Henry Barbee, Sleepy John Estes & Hammie Nixon - American Folk Blues Festival - Germany (1964) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxtMX6JOikk#)



J. D. Short (1962) (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1d7jz)



Jesse Thomas (1986) (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x17qev)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on May 05, 2012, 06:52:38 AM
One day maybe that entire film by Sam Charters, The Blues, will find its way onto YouTube not just the J D Short performance.

It had its premier at the University of Chicago Folk Festival in January 1963. In 1967 Sam made the sound track available on an Asch LP. I think when I first arrived at Weenie I posted Sam's short liner note history of how the film came about.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on May 09, 2012, 07:10:47 AM
JeffP mentioned Boyd Rivers over in the CDs You're Listening To thread as the source for the title of the set Fire In My Bones - Raw + Rare + Otherworldly African-American Gospel 1944-2007, put out by Thompkins Square. Here's Rivers doing Fire Shed In My Bones. He's pretty much ecstatic by the end. What a voice.

Fire In My Bones- Boyd Rivers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRajfnElUiA#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on May 09, 2012, 09:42:37 AM

The CD that Uncle Bud mentioned--Raw, Rare, and Other-Wordly--is a killer. This cut is on that CD, though for this youtube vid it's from another album.

Willie Mae Williams - Where The Sun Never Goes Down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqIVs8e5exM#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on May 09, 2012, 11:05:09 AM
Walter Davis - Ashes In My Whiskey (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3wD2kov8FA#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 09, 2012, 06:53:11 PM
Hi all,
Here is the source for Doc Watson's "Deep River Blues":  The Delmore Bros.' "Big River Blues"

I'VE GOT THE BIG RIVER BLUES (1933) by the Delmore Brothers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a03NI7QFME0#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 15, 2012, 06:12:11 PM
Here's a Edward Clayborn's Death Is Only a Dream, which Johnm posted on the "waltzes played by CB musicians" thread.

Edward Clayborn - Death Is Only A Dream (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iGo9CoNvvw#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on May 17, 2012, 07:04:28 AM
The Lomax Archive uploaded a couple more clips of Belton Sutherland.

Belton Sutherland's field holler (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CPJwt14d5E#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on May 20, 2012, 09:26:18 AM
Surreal...Hoagy & Skip?


http://youtu.be/Ojm_2v2Ax7M (http://youtu.be/Ojm_2v2Ax7M)
Title: Clyde Maxwell: Everybody Ought To Love Jesus
Post by: zerobob on May 22, 2012, 08:46:31 PM
Clyde Maxwell: Everybody Ought To Love Jesus (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVx_RKbOpBM#)
wanted to share my find
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on May 23, 2012, 05:27:48 AM
Hi zerobob - I moved this over to the YouTube thread, since it was not your performance or someone you were promoting but historical footage filmed by Lomax. Good stuff too.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: zerobob on May 23, 2012, 10:26:03 AM
oppps my bad thanks ill remember
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 30, 2012, 05:46:08 AM
Been listening to Doc Watson clips all day...apologies if these are already mentioned, but, in case you hadn't noticed, "FolkSeattle" has put almost a half-an-hour of live shootings of Doc with Clint Howard and Fred Price. I suppose these were done while recording the live double album "Old-Timey Concert" in 1967.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old-Timey_Concert (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old-Timey_Concert)

Doc Watson pt 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBb9OZhTUSI#)

Doc Watson pt 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50dm5b6eDVo#)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on May 30, 2012, 04:58:25 PM
that's a wonderful version of Travellin Man in Pt1 - thanks Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 30, 2012, 06:11:49 PM
Here is Doc with Gaither Carlton.

Doc Watson : Hick's Farewell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUB0SwRzSjE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on June 07, 2012, 02:22:04 PM
Fine picking and singing from Poland
Paweł Szymański "Ach tak bym chciał" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIyOZ80k_WA#ws)
Paweł Szymański "Kropelka" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbKdnPFAZnM#ws)
Paweł Szymański "Wino, lustro i ja" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk8rRfTBudU#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 07, 2012, 08:11:20 PM
Hey Carl..great find!
Paweł Szymański's "Ach tak bym chciał" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIyOZ80k_WA#ws) is very good!
Did you just google fingerpicking & Poland?
Really nice chord work in that piece and the lyrics were a lot easier to understand than a lot of stuff I listen to.[/size]

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on June 07, 2012, 08:29:41 PM
Really good, enjoyed that a lot. So did the birds obviously, what a beautiful setting for a country blues video. Great skills in the hammer-on / pull-off department and general command of the fret board enabling him to play what he hears in his head. Are there a lot of these talented guys in Poland?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 08, 2012, 04:18:26 AM
Hey Hey Daddy - Akira Kikuchi 岡山公演 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5ED43yz7xU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on June 08, 2012, 06:55:47 AM
The Fujii - Time is a vision (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWLRaJnGwpM#)

Fuji from Japan sings blues in Japanese and plays a mean resophonic slide guitar. The pocket trumpet/tuned gas main and other sundry wind instruments come courtesy of Paul Shearsmith from Yorkshire.

I like the album title mentioned here. I also have a CD by them called "We pray the brues" - Edit or "We Pray the Brooze" as Stuart quite rightly states below. (Thanks Stuart, I thought it looked odd, but failed to go downstairs and check the CD artwork.)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on June 08, 2012, 08:22:56 AM
Another spelling correction--It's "We Pray The Brooze." I've heard it and they're not bad. As an aside, back in the 70's I attended a couple of Tex Logan's summer parties. One year the Bluegrass 45 were there. They were so good they were scary. However, in a world of Martins and Gibsons, they seemed content to play Yamahas and Arias, IIRC.

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/fujii (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/fujii)

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/bluegrass-45-mn0000067607 (http://www.allmusic.com/artist/bluegrass-45-mn0000067607)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on June 11, 2012, 11:18:06 AM
love the drive of this french guitarist (he made the guitar he's playing)
Antoine Payen - Black Dog Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hc-vf0UQ8T8#ws)
Cincinnati Flow Rag - Antoine Payen (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np5rTMgIPPI#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 13, 2012, 08:37:19 AM
Hi all,
Mr. OMuck posted this recently on facebook.  Arthur Crudup is sort of semi-forgotten by present-day aficionados, maybe because he wasn't a flashy player.  What a singer, though, and what beautiful time!  I had never noticed before that he played this out of cross-note tuning.  Enjoy.
All best,
Johnm


Arthur Crudup- Born into the Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6j24HJGvTE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on June 13, 2012, 12:05:48 PM
Hi all,
Mr. OMuck posted this recently on facebook.  Arthur Crudup is sort of semi-forgotten by present-day aficionados, maybe because he wasn't a flashy player.  What a singer, though, and what beautiful time!  I had never noticed before that he played this out of cross-note tuning.  Enjoy.
All best,
Johnm
Here's a little Crudup reading matter from a 2006 topic

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2273.msg17411;topicseen#msg17411 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2273.msg17411;topicseen#msg17411)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on June 13, 2012, 12:48:13 PM

I love that Crudup clip, I've watched it many times. It reminds me some something Jerry Ricks said in Port Townsend many years ago: "Simplicity is the absence of clutter." Easy to say, a real challenge to incorporate into my playing.

Here are two more examples of Mississippi simplicity, from Robert Belfour, who we will have the pleasure of spending time with this summer at the workshop. There are already a few Belfour clips on this thread, but these look professionally produced, a good chance to watch what he's doing if you can't come join us in person this summer:

Robert Belfour - Breaking My Heart (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPPPU20gyxg#ws)

Robert Belfour- You Got Me Crying (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLiPDYTuCas#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 17, 2012, 09:55:34 PM
Hi all,
Here's a really nice one from Jim Jackson--great outro!
All best,
Johnm

'My Monday Woman Blues' JIM JACKSON (1927) Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLMa76D0PPI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 18, 2012, 07:28:56 PM
Here's another nice one from Jim Jackson.  Sort of surprising to hear him in D.
All best,
Johnm


'Foot Achin' Blues' JIM JACKSON (1884-1937) Blues Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw8_6kYG6No#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on June 20, 2012, 09:41:34 AM
Reading the thread on Bengt Olsson led me to this one, another example of exquisite simplicity--he's not doing much at all, but what a great sense of time! 

Rural Blues 1 -- track 5 of 16 -- Lincoln Jackson -- Loping Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkEUOtuuzvE#)

edited to add: Hmmm, just listened to it a second time, and there's more stuff going on than I heard the first, but he's still keeping it basic . . .
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 20, 2012, 10:05:42 AM
Thanks very much for posting that, Lindy, that is really beautiful!  I've never heard of Lincoln Jackson before, but that is the closest I've heard in terms of ideas and execution to Henry Townsend's early cross-note pieces from someone who was not imitating Henry.  In fact, Jackson hits a couple of sonorities I haven't heard anyone else play in cross-note.  Jackson had a great ear and imagination.  That's terrific.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on June 20, 2012, 11:37:37 AM

Here's one from Hacksaw Harney that I hadn't seen/heard before. If this is a repeat posting, let me know and I'll delete it.

"Hacksaws downsouth blues" Richard Hacksaw" Harney (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_WTQZbcLic#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 20, 2012, 03:19:28 PM
Hi all,
Here's another from Jim Jackson.
All best,
Johnm

'Bootlegging Blues' JIM JACKSON (1884-1937) Blues Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCyRiZVclxY#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 22, 2012, 04:07:42 PM
Walter Davis playing a minor blues:

Walter Davis - Please Remember Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmQJ3mshqvQ#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 25, 2012, 12:32:07 AM
Here's some live footage of "Whistlin'" Alex Moore. Does anyone know where or when this might have been done?

Whistlin' Alex Moore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqThBmQLPIw#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on June 25, 2012, 10:16:44 AM
Here's some live footage of "Whistlin'" Alex Moore. Does anyone know where or when this might have been done?
Pan
A pure stab in the dark but I'm guessing maybe the October/November 1969 continental leg of that year's AFBF. At the Royal Albert Hall he was wearing the same head gear! ;)

http://www.wirz.de/music/moorafrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/moorafrm.htm) - scroll down to the live Arhoolie LP recorded on that tour.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 25, 2012, 10:46:51 AM
Here's some live footage of "Whistlin'" Alex Moore. Does anyone know where or when this might have been done?
Pan
A pure stab in the dark but I'm guessing maybe the October/November 1969 continental leg of that year's AFBF. At the Royal Albert Hall he was wearing the same head gear! ;)

http://www.wirz.de/music/moorafrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/moorafrm.htm) - scroll down to the live Arhoolie LP recorded on that tour.

Thanks, Bunker Hill!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 28, 2012, 05:12:09 PM
Hi all,
Not exactly Country Blues, but related, sure.  Dinah Washington--whew, what utter authority!  You think her band members gave her any back talk?  I don't think so.

Dinah Washington Sings (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iMXs9ELfcs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on June 28, 2012, 05:33:11 PM
Wow! amazing the way she drops into character for the first line. Thank you for posting this one up!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on June 29, 2012, 08:16:02 AM
yeah! I like her restraint too. Imagine one of today's "divas" doing this.  ::)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on June 29, 2012, 08:28:24 AM
love the 'plenty of time' phrasing too.  Send me to the electric.......... chair.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 29, 2012, 09:58:40 AM
Dinah Washington was just so cool.  I greatly admire and appreciate the happy absence of melismata, or what I think of as "Gospel Gravy" poured over everything.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on June 29, 2012, 10:17:25 AM
Quote
what I think of as "Gospel Gravy" poured over everything.

 :P  Funny.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 29, 2012, 12:30:43 PM
Wow!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on June 29, 2012, 11:43:17 PM
Among blues fans in Britain during the mid 60s there was a "cult" bootleg 45 by Guitar Nubbit of which only 99 copies were pressed. The 'A' side was "Georgia Chain Gang".

Guitar Nubbit - Georgia Chain Gang (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whbHDjUnTYY#ws)

I note that Nubbit's death in 1995 is listed in today's Eric's Blues Dates so a good time to revive it.

His discography, such as it is, can be viewed here and a lyric transcription/feature articles can be found at the bottom.

http://www.wirz.de/music/nubbifrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/nubbifrm.htm)


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on June 30, 2012, 02:13:08 AM
Nice choice BH. I have the Guitar Nubbit record on Matchbox, but probably don't play it as often as I should, because it runs at 45 rpm and it's a bit of a performance changing my deck over from 33 rpm.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on June 30, 2012, 04:21:50 AM
Thanks for finding and posting that one, Bunker Hill.  Georgia Chain Gang was a favorite among the writers/editors of Rolling Stone magazine in its first few years, being reviewed there and, if my memory is accurate, being mentioned as a notable 45 of the year or something like that.  I've known about the song since 1968 or 69, but never heard it until today.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on June 30, 2012, 05:32:34 AM
First time hearing that for me too, Bunker Hill. Thank you there are some great lyrics in there!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on July 05, 2012, 07:24:05 PM
I wish my country blues name was "Guitar Nubbit"
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on July 06, 2012, 08:46:36 PM
I've been quietly obsessing over the possible etiology of 'nubbit'. Google is my friend so this may add some surrealistic entertainment, though in all likelihood irrelevant: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=nubbit (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=nubbit)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 11, 2012, 01:01:10 PM
Hi all,
Here's a rocking one from Barbecue Bob.
All best,
Johnm

'Monkey And The Baboon' BARBECUE BOB (1930) Georgia Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNCJhXKoeNs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Steve Pajik on July 11, 2012, 08:33:10 PM
Has anyone else heard the new Guy Davis album "The Adventures of Fishy Waters: In Bed With the Blues"? It's an audio play. If you haven't heard it yet, methinks it's worth a listen. I found it quite entertaining. Some nifty guitar work, too! Some info about the album: http://www.acousticmusic.com/fame/p07755.htm (http://www.acousticmusic.com/fame/p07755.htm)

Davis even has a live show in which he acts out the album: The Adventures of Fishy Waters: In Bed with the Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88ULLm0uLFw#)

Anyway, cheers, y'all!  :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: ozrkreb on July 22, 2012, 04:31:44 PM
Here's a Memphis Jug Band tune.

Knobtown Skiffle Band: Jug Band Music (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJM3HKv8trE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 25, 2012, 08:40:17 AM
If you're going to do a Robert Johnson song, then please follow this example and do it in your own style. This is Chris Oyens, a Brazilian musician whose work I really rate.

Chris Oyens -- Kind Hearted Woman Blues (Robert Johnson) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2enULzq7RE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on July 25, 2012, 11:19:01 AM
Another great one by Chris Oyens : Homesick James 'Baby Please Set A Date'
Christiaan Oyens - Blues Performance - Weissenborn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6lN0jfUuZA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 26, 2012, 02:22:25 AM
I already posted that one, Carl - but it was some time ago and it's a pleasure to see and hear it again! Lovely performance.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Steve Pajik on August 01, 2012, 04:49:34 AM
Texas Alexander with Lonnie Johnson on guitar ...

'Levee Camp Moan Blues' 1927 TEXAS ALEXANDER, Texas Blues Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXb7GNj6LmU#)

Wow. What a tune. What a voice. Stunning.

PS: I just discovered Texas Alexander's stuff a while back. He's my new favourite singer!  :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on August 06, 2012, 07:06:50 PM
Every once in a while I'm reminded that Sonny Terry was probably the best country blues harmonica player who ever lived. This is a remarkable performance.

Sonny Terry - Harmonica and Washboard breakdown (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nA8uwLVnTA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 08, 2012, 02:58:54 AM
Just thought I'd post these side by side (individually they've probably been posted before) - I hadn't been struck (until now) by the similarities between these two performances:
Lane Hardin - Hard Times Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vmJqy90FVE#ws)
'Nut Factory Blues' CHARLEY JORDAN & HENRY BROWN (1932) Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gs4j6BN_6s#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on August 16, 2012, 08:37:21 AM
Great interview with one of our favorite musicians and people!

Host Steve Row speaks to Lightnin' Wells about blues music. Recorded July 2012. Greenville-Pitt Public Access Television (GPAT23 #4030)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQto9K9PKf8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQto9K9PKf8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on August 22, 2012, 11:49:41 AM
mando blues with Pokey Lafarge
Pokey LaFarge and Ryan Spearman "Kentucky Woman Blues" Live at KDHX 11/29/11 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-skLcALM8I#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 27, 2012, 04:22:13 PM
I really liked the above Pokey Lafarge video, thank you Carl!

Here's an hour worth of American Folk Blues Festival in German TV from 1982 (courtesy of Finnish forum member JRO, from another Finnish blues site). A setlist with time indications  and personnel is provided under the video, so you can cherry pick whatever rocks your boat, in case you don't have the time for the whole thing at once.

American Folk Blues Festival 1982 ----- Complete German TV Show (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg6XG0WGFr8#ws)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 28, 2012, 03:16:44 AM
Here's an 18-minute episode of "History Detectives", searching for the origins of the book "Slave Songs of the United States".

HISTORY DETECTIVES | Slave Songbook | PBS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JtD_YpyXYU#)

Perhaps I should add, that the book itself can be viewed online:
http://www.marcus-brinkmann.de/slave-songs.html (http://www.marcus-brinkmann.de/slave-songs.html)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 03, 2012, 02:47:10 PM
I've come across some 8 hours of unissued blues concerts, posted on the facebook's Real Blues Forum. I thought I'd share them here too.

RL Burnside 1975 (27 minutes)

RL Burnside -1975-04-24 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEWt7p21lKw#)

RL Burnside 1999 (1 hour)

rl burnside - live 1999 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uts4Htv7ds#)

Son House 1970 (21 min)

son house bbc 1970 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkwtDSQzvYc#)

John Hurt & Skip James 1964, radio interview with songs (36 min)

Mississippi John Hurt & Skip James on WTBS-FM 1964 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX908Qi-7DE#)

Mance Lipscomb 1972 (48 min)

mance lipscomb live 1972 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4HpwvJjalM#)

Robert Lockwood 1987 (1h29min.)

robert lockwood jr - live 1987 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zRSprifrcg#)

Fred McDowell 1971 Pt. 1(38 min.)

mississippi fred mcdowell - live 1971 - part 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXBcBVUitcc#)

Pt 2 (1h14min)

mississippi fred mcdowell - live 1971 - part 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyDd0xuj7dM#)

Hound Dog Taylor 1972 set 1

Hound Dog Taylor - November 28, 1972 - set 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Hu7hEdOX0#)

set 2 (43 min.)

Hound Dog Taylor - November 28, 1972 - set 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6N-uacvqts#)

Robert Pete Williams 1970 (1h 16 min.)

Robert Pete Williams - live 1970 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXh3rblERWI#)

Obviously, I haven't had the time to listen to all this music, but the radio interview with MJH and Skip James  sounds very interesting, to say the least!

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on September 03, 2012, 04:19:45 PM
The Skip and John piece is fascinating! 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 03, 2012, 04:51:10 PM
The Skip and John piece is fascinating!

I thought so too! The Robert Pete Williams concert was pretty darn good too!

Now off to bed!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on September 04, 2012, 01:17:53 AM
Pan - it's easy to see how you are spending your time in Berlin! I'd be hard pressed to get through that lot.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 14, 2012, 12:37:12 PM

For all of us who have looked at one short video on YouTube and then looked up and noticed that a whole hour has gone by, here's a statistic that I've seen in several places during the coverage of protests in the Middle East:

"YouTube is now so popular that 72 hours of new video is uploaded to the site each minute, making it impossible for the company, or anyone else, to review the content before it becomes available across the globe."

1 minute = 72 hours of new video content.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 23, 2012, 09:01:46 PM

I was reading "Chasin' That Devil Music" and came across a name I hadn't heard before--Moses Mason. He recorded sermons under that name, and a couple of secular sides under the name Red Hot Old Man Moses. I see that his name has popped up a couple of times on Weenie, but to my knowledge, no one has posted this or any other vids of his songs. Let me know if that's not the case:

Red Hot Old Man Mose Shrimp Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPX89ZveVEQ#)

Actually, I'm really interested in hearing his song about tamales--if I understand the text correctly, the recording is of him hawking his hot tamales, accompanied by a guitar. But I did a very brief search and didn't come up with anything.

The cut is from an Austrian album called "Alabama Country Blues." However, this seems to be another one of those situations where Alabama covers everything between the Georgia and Texas borders--Mason apparently was from Lake Providence, Louisiana. Also, according to the youtube poster, all of his sides were recorded in Chicago in 1928. According to "Chasin'", it sounds like he was a discovery of H.C. Speir, who sent a demo up north with a recommendation to record him.

L
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 23, 2012, 09:44:48 PM
Hi Lindy,
Look for "Molly Man", which is the phonetic mis-reading of the song title the record company came up with.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 24, 2012, 07:53:34 AM

Thanks, John. Just as I was drifting off to sleep last night, the thought entered my head "American Primitive -- Pre-War Revenants," and sure enough, there it was on a disc I already own.

"2 for a nickle, 4 for a dime, 'male man!" . . . another thing I miss about not living in the Deep South anymore, hot tamales.

L
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 24, 2012, 08:33:23 AM
 
Quote
another thing I miss about not living in the Deep South anymore, hot tamales.

Really?  I didn't care for them much, they reminded me too much of Wolf Brand Chili. Of course a real tamale to me is a red Mexican pork tamale or a green chili cheese tamale.   :D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 24, 2012, 08:54:40 AM
Really?  I didn't care for them much, they reminded me too much of Wolf Brand Chili. Of course a real tamale to me is a red Mexican pork tamale or a green chili cheese tamale.   :D

Was your experience with Deep South tamales in Acadiana? Cajuns do a lot of things right with food, but for tamales you're better off in Mississippi or New Orleans. Many times during the first two years I lived in NO, I walked the mile from my apartment to the Rock 'n Bowl, right past Manuel's Hot Tamales, a little take-out joint at street level beneath the owner's home on South Carrollton. Those tamales did their part to add 20 pounds to my frame while I was living down there. There were several places I found in Mississippi that sold tamales that were as good as Manuel's. Whether or not you like 'em, they're a whole lot different from the Mexican version.

I was told that Manuel's was one of the last hold-outs from a time when you could buy tamales most any night of the week from street vendors. Its street-level location was its downfall, Katrina washed away another mini-institution. As New Orleanians say about these things, "It ain't dere no more."
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 24, 2012, 09:00:07 AM
Not Acadiana, but in the delta.  Here is where we ate:

http://www.doeseatplace.com/menu.html (http://www.doeseatplace.com/menu.html)

Grease was every where  :P , food was very good, place was packed.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 24, 2012, 09:11:09 AM

Broiled shrimp, garlic bread, and a ribeye at Doe's! Then go sit on the levee and watch the sun set over the Mississippi. Yes!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 04, 2012, 04:41:53 PM
Hi all,
Well, here you go!

'Section Gang Blues' 1927 TEXAS ALEXANDER, Texas Blues Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_w4VVIhda0#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 10, 2012, 05:53:01 PM
A Sonny Boy Nelson (Eugene Powell) video shot by Alan Lomax in 1978:

Sonny Boy Nelson: How You Want Your Rolling Done? (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbG1lBeAZ10#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 10, 2012, 06:04:16 PM
The Foddrell brothers!

Classic Appalachian Blues No 5 Marvin & Turner Foddrell I Got A Woman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_lAQiPkCnQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on October 16, 2012, 11:05:21 AM
fine bluesman
LISTEN :: Leroy Jodie Pierson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3HtP43G0ec#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 18, 2012, 09:05:39 PM
Hi all,
I think I've listened to this about five times in the past two days--John Dee Holman (NOT Holeman) and Fris Holloway getting down on their own bad selves.  This is from Eleanor Ellis's "Blues Houseparty" film.  John Dee is so funky, and for those of you who may be wondering, he is every bit as fun to hang out with as this clip would make him appear to be--a great player and singer and just as great a person.  He should be famous.


John Dee Holeman & Quentin "Fris" Holloway - Blues Houseparty (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X0a0XMv_U4#)


All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 24, 2012, 05:52:39 AM
Lightnin'Hopkins Mr Charlie, your rollin'mill is burnin' down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtXD4wZobnA#)
Title: Mississippi John Hurt - New York - December 13th, 1963 [AUDIO]
Post by: Westside on October 25, 2012, 02:24:42 PM
Mississippi John Hurt [AUDIO]
Friends of Old Time Music Concert
NYU School of Medicine Alumni Hall
New York, New York, U.S.A.
December 13th, 1963

01: Do Lord Intro
02: Do Lord Remember Me
03: Since I've Laid My Burden Down
04: C.C. Rider (See See Rider)
05: Casey Jones
06: Nobody's Dirty Buisness
07: Richmond Woman Blues Intro
08: Richmond Woman Blues
09: Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me
10: Spike Driver's Blues
11: Stack O'Lee Blues (Stagolee)
12: Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor
13: Coffee Blues Intro
14: Coffee Blues
15: My Creole Blues
16: Frankie and Al (S/A Frankie & Johnny)
17: Talking Casey *Fade...* Filler: ??/??/1964
18: Monday Morning Blues
19: Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor

Mississippi John Hurt - New York - December 13th, 1963 [AUDIO] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_IH3wqmbvI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: FlyFast on October 25, 2012, 04:24:08 PM
Thank you so much for sharing that!
Title: John Jackson - Cambridge, MA 1972 [AUDIO]
Post by: Westside on October 25, 2012, 04:35:53 PM
John Jackson [AUDIO]
Cambridge, MA, USA
1972

01) JOHN JACKSON STOMP
02) BACKWATER BLUES
03) SHE DONE MOVED TO KANSAS CITY
04) SAN FRANCISCO BAY BLUES
05) SHE'S GOT SOMETHING
06) NOBODIES BUSINESS
07) BLIND BLAKE RAG
08) BOATS UP THE RIVER
09) MATCHBOX BLUES
10) RED RIVER BLUES
11) GUITAR RAG
12) MR. JOHN JACKSON'S SONG
John Jackson - Cambridge, MA 1972 [AUDIO] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGPr2AG9rbE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on October 26, 2012, 05:34:16 AM
His version of "matchbox blues"  is very nice !
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 26, 2012, 05:40:58 PM
Thanks for those concert recordings, Westside Ryan!

Here's a great J.W.Warren track, I came across.

J. W. Warren - Hoboing Into Hollywood (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7ZH30BU96w#ws)

cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 26, 2012, 05:42:43 PM
Hogman Maxey - Duckin' And Dodggin'

Great stuff!

Hogman Maxey - Duckin' And Dodgin' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9ufrqvggRs#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Mississippi Fred McDowell - Tacoma, WA - 1971 [AUDIO]
Post by: Westside on October 27, 2012, 09:45:50 PM
Mississippi Fred McDowell [AUDIO]
Tacoma,
Washington 4/14/71

Set 1:
Fred McDowell with his voice, guitar and foot stomping
01  fades in/Good Morning little Schoolgirl
02  Louise
03  John Henry
04  My Babe
05  I woke up this Morning (?)
06  (Glory, Glory, Halelujah)When I lay my Burden down
07  Jesus on the Mainline
08  You got to move 
09  Worried Blues
    Encore
10 Babym take my rest

Set 2:
Fred McDowell w/unknown upright bass player and unknown 2nd guitar player
01  Mojo Hand
02  fades in/ fast Instrumental +
03  I feel so bad  +
04  Fast Instr. +
05  Lord I wonder what I have done wrong +
06  Cocomo Blues
07  Lord,when you get home (?)
08  By Bye little Girl (level/channel change in song)
09  Someday Baby
10  61 Highway
      Encores:
11  Oh, that?s allright
12  Fast Instrumental (false start)
13  Fast Instr.
14  I wonder what I have had done wrong
15  Lord my head don?t hurt me

Mississippi Fred McDowell - Tacoma, WA - 1971 [AUDIO] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai-vcwQR2qY#)
Title: Reverend Gary Davis - July 8, 1967 - Seattle, WA [AUDIO]
Post by: Westside on October 27, 2012, 11:24:46 PM
Reverend Gary Davis [AUDIO]
July 8, 1967
1st set
Seattle, Washington

01 Introduction
02 Old Time Religion
03 Let Us Get Together
04 I'm Gonna Sit Down On The Banks Of The River
05 "don't feel like it"
06 Feel Like My Time Ain't Long
07 "can't do nothing but cry"
08 (teaching the next song to the audience)
09 Come Down And See Me Sometime
10 "I love to talk about women"
11 She's Just Funny That Way
12 Make Believe Stunt
13 Cincinnati Flow Rag
14 "no man lives by himself"*
15 I Heard The Angels Singing*
16 Samson And Delilah*

Reverend Gary Davis - Seattle, WA - 1967 [AUDIO] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y_kHfiWnB8#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 28, 2012, 05:09:49 PM
Honeyboy Edwards on James Son Thomas, if I'm not mistaken.

JAMES SON THOMAS & HONEYBOY EDWARDS - Leland, MS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD8ecD0IsqM#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 11, 2012, 12:52:34 PM
Here's Jimmy Murphy for all of us educated fools.
All best,
Johnm

Jimmy Murphy Educated Fool RCA VICTOR 20-4394 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2VLykZuUVc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on November 13, 2012, 03:47:20 PM
saw this for the first time tonight.  Another of those 'never thought I would' moments
Dr Ross Feel So Good 1965
Dr. Isaiah Ross - Feel So Good (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2BDVjoq1nw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 16, 2012, 04:16:57 AM
Don't know if this one's been posted before? Found it yesterday and haven't stopped playing it since. Wonderful voice and a wonderful approach to the guitar accompaniment.
Guitar Pete Franklin - Guitar Pete's Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7uI9J__Ayk#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 16, 2012, 06:25:39 AM
Thanks very much for posting that, Scratchy.  It is beautiful, isn't it?  Pete Franklin has that octave G string on his guitar, and it sounds like a million bucks.  It's really cool that Art Rosenbaum let him play that long and that Prestige Bluesville issued it that way.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 16, 2012, 07:03:02 AM
The octave g string makes for a very special sound. Thanks for explaining that, John.

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on November 16, 2012, 12:19:24 PM
I don't know if these are already here. Jo-Ann Kelly: Where Is My Good Man At (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O41wp4EDDJw#), Come See About Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxAFGNTuoPY#), Me And My Chauffeur Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zqCMrsrNgg#), God Bless The Child (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHr73c2e6RY#), Little More Time (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03rZ3utp44A#), Moon Going Down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6aIIe8dkd0#), Nothing In Rambling (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy6taK9yam4#) 1989 live.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on November 17, 2012, 02:03:27 AM
Thanks for posting, JRO. Superb.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on November 17, 2012, 01:43:44 PM
John Dee Holeman - Gromes Hotel NYC (February '89) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWpNOlJSsM8#)

Very basic, but one of my favorite
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 22, 2012, 03:38:14 AM
Nifty picking:
Albert Cain: Tell Me What's the Matter Now (1931) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z69VICD5Lio#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 22, 2012, 03:40:01 AM
Any ideas...??? PW???
Unknown singer: unidentified blues (c. 1940s) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQdpvMEqNRs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 22, 2012, 05:41:00 AM
Someone who listened to a lot of Peetie Wheatstraw?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 22, 2012, 06:35:05 AM
Have just been pointed in the direction of an earlier discussion elsewhere which seems to favour Peanut the Kidnapper...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 22, 2012, 06:44:23 AM
One of the greatest blues names of all time.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on November 22, 2012, 07:04:51 AM
That's neato . . . I'd figure it's just a private vanity record by a non-professional . . . great singer &, yes, doing a spot-on Peetie Wheatstraw impression!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 22, 2012, 07:32:09 AM
Thanks for the Albert Cain, Professor.  According to Tony Russell's "Country Music Records", Cain had one day in the studio only, October 29, 1931, in Atlanta, with four titles:  "Pickin' On the Old Guitar", "Runnin' Wild", "Blue Monday Morning Blues" and "Tell Me What's The Matter Now".  He was really a nice singer and player, obviously Jimmie Rodgers-influenced, but a much fancier player.  He's new to me.  That's really nice,  cool lyrics, too.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on November 22, 2012, 07:40:30 AM
Yeah, I missed that one, I agree, very nice stuff. Cain is new to me too.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 22, 2012, 07:59:35 AM
Talking of Jimmie Rodgers influenced singers, I wonder how many folk have heard of Thomas Fraser of Burra - if you haven't discovered him, he's certainly worth a listen or two. Look for his version of Over The Rainbow. Here's another though:
Thomas Fraser - Long Gone Lonesome Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXvOF4TFJsA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 23, 2012, 06:37:16 PM
Some 1h12min. of Rev. Davis live audio recording, from a concert on  July 8, 1967, Seattle, Washington.

Reverend Gary Davis - Seattle, WA - 1967 [AUDIO] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y_kHfiWnB8#)

Cheers

Pan


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on November 24, 2012, 05:36:45 AM
Quote
an earlier discussion elsewhere which seems to favour Peanut the Kidnapper...

Interesting.  I certainly could believe it's Peanut.  Where's the discussion?  I'd be interested to know if there's any evidence other than the pitch and timbre of the voice that suggest Mr. Kidnapper.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 24, 2012, 05:58:29 AM
Real Blues Forum on Facebook has the discussion.
No new evidence, and the discussion then veered in the direction of "just some guy".
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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 27, 2012, 05:10:29 PM
I came across some Robert Curtis Smith tunes on YouTube:

Movie.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBX0OIsVquc#)

Robertcurtissmithchauffer.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-iE1VcnlCs#)

CWTB: I Hope One Day My Luck Will Change - Robert Curtis Smith (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QulM995nZTk#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 27, 2012, 05:14:50 PM
Wow, thanks so much for finding those, Pan!  What a treat.  That last one, especially, Robert Curtis reminds me of J. B. Lenoir, something about his time and touch.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 08, 2012, 10:43:51 AM
I just posted these on my YouTube channel. This guy is one of my favorite fingerpickers and most people have never heard of him.

http://youtu.be/6P9G69vBhr8 (http://youtu.be/6P9G69vBhr8)

http://youtu.be/GhPJLPsh3ho (http://youtu.be/GhPJLPsh3ho)

http://youtu.be/a2RK5zs3OGU (http://youtu.be/a2RK5zs3OGU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 08, 2012, 12:20:45 PM
Very good, love the combination with the sax.
If you google the cd you'll find it on eBay.  Would love to buy ist but the seller doesn't ship to europe.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 08, 2012, 12:29:22 PM
daddystovepipe,

    They were a great duo. I had the oppurtunity to play a handful of gigs with Mary a few years ago and her and her band were a blast. I'm not sure where else to get this album anymore; I've had mine for over ten years and bought it from a friend who met them sometime back then. You may try emailing Frank. This is the address printed on the inside of his more recent album that I have:

frankschaap yahoo dot com

http://youtu.be/yckIB2fcrv4 (http://youtu.be/yckIB2fcrv4)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 08, 2012, 02:36:05 PM
http://youtu.be/dssqDvayV8Q (http://youtu.be/dssqDvayV8Q)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 08, 2012, 03:51:43 PM
Thanks Rock
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on December 08, 2012, 04:43:20 PM
Thanks for posting, Rockdale. Just a heads up, I edited your post with Frank's email, as we don't like to put email address links in posts, in order to avoid them being harvested by spambots.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 08, 2012, 06:40:39 PM
Thanks Uncle Bud. I just made a playlist on my channel that has all of these songs in the order they appear on the CD. Here are the rest of the songs:

http://youtu.be/3l_IprtSBwM (http://youtu.be/3l_IprtSBwM)

http://youtu.be/HWDYAEAA_m8 (http://youtu.be/HWDYAEAA_m8)

http://youtu.be/SE2rAdkg2a8 (http://youtu.be/SE2rAdkg2a8)

http://youtu.be/Y_5SEjbae30 (http://youtu.be/Y_5SEjbae30)

http://youtu.be/9H5U3B-e9UY (http://youtu.be/9H5U3B-e9UY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 08, 2012, 06:51:39 PM
Here's a link to the playlist I made. That'll probably be faster.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp_Hy795HQpLBS97We2DwtKWl_d6jmND- (http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp_Hy795HQpLBS97We2DwtKWl_d6jmND-)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on December 10, 2012, 07:08:49 PM
http://youtu.be/Gb_gon7oC0Q (http://youtu.be/Gb_gon7oC0Q)

http://youtu.be/HD17vl-vzd4 (http://youtu.be/HD17vl-vzd4)

http://youtu.be/eFkvBnN-F8w (http://youtu.be/eFkvBnN-F8w)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on December 22, 2012, 07:15:26 AM
RIP Jimmy McCraklin... be sure to listen to his early recordings if you can

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyxEuxhUmbg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyxEuxhUmbg)

JIMMY MCCRACKLIN INTERVIEWED BY BROOKFIELD PRODUCTIONS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEhlfanqH50#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on January 11, 2013, 03:19:54 PM
heaven:

http://youtu.be/MuDbKpv90Ys (http://youtu.be/MuDbKpv90Ys)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 11, 2013, 05:04:39 PM
Yeah, was just about to post this one. You want all 21 verses? Hell yes!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 12, 2013, 09:07:22 AM
BTW, the Lomax Archive says: "The Devil's Dream: Alan Lomax's 1942 Library of Congress Recordings" is the first album devoted exclusively to the late, great Sid Hemphill, former musical patriarch of the Mississippi Hill Country. Coming in February digitally through the Archive's Global Jukebox label and on LP via Mississippi Records.

I've listened to this song a whole lot now.  :P
Title: The Devil's Music Episodes 1, 2, 3, & 4
Post by: Westside on January 14, 2013, 07:47:00 AM
http://youtu.be/7btoNRVJZSc (http://youtu.be/7btoNRVJZSc)
http://youtu.be/_aGq3g88Vus (http://youtu.be/_aGq3g88Vus)
http://youtu.be/ZZIM6TtQt80 (http://youtu.be/ZZIM6TtQt80)
http://youtu.be/woDL2intEYU (http://youtu.be/woDL2intEYU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 16, 2013, 05:29:41 AM
Albert Macon got the Flat Foot Floogie.

Albert Macon - Flat Foot Boogie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSRq488rSYc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 16, 2013, 09:38:17 AM
Love that... great tension and release.

Reminiscent of Wilkin's "Old Jim Canan's".

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 18, 2013, 06:44:05 AM
http://youtu.be/suED6kEOfh8 (http://youtu.be/suED6kEOfh8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 18, 2013, 06:55:02 AM
http://youtu.be/V4LGAvtcCAo (http://youtu.be/V4LGAvtcCAo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 18, 2013, 09:05:16 AM
Those are definitely two nice ones. The first sure sounds like Lonnie Johnson had a hold of Buddy's brain.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 18, 2013, 10:23:08 AM
That's one of the things I find so intriguing about Moss UB. He seemed to have been a musical sponge of sorts, taking ideas that appealed to him pretty freely but always lending them a certain 'tude of gravitas that the originals (i.e. Fuller) sometimes don't have. What a guitar vocabulary he acquired that way!

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on January 18, 2013, 01:41:20 PM
"originals (i.e. Fuller) "

Wasn't it the other way round - Fuller following Moss?

Great posts of a great player though.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 18, 2013, 08:51:59 PM
It was Fuller following Davis and Moss following Fuller et al as far as I know but I could be wrong.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on January 20, 2013, 04:14:49 AM
Buddy Moss started recording in 1933 and I think was sent to prison in 1935 or so, effectively ending his recording career. Fuller and Davis didn't record for the first time until 1935 and many of Fuller's themes seem to have their roots in Moss's recordings (among others, but I think even Davis commented on this at one point).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 20, 2013, 06:01:53 PM
A fun barbershop video with Wade Walton.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJBM2smdxdY&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJBM2smdxdY&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 20, 2013, 08:36:43 PM
Thanks for posting that, Pan.  What's really surprising about it is that Robert Curtis Smith is playing out of Bb position in standard tuning without a capo.  He's using all closed positions, but he's leaving the high E string open, and he keeps sounding it, especially towards the front end of the rendition.  It is such a gnarly note relative to the key:  #IV relative to the I chord, b9 relative to the IV7 chord and major VII to the V7 chord.  It keeps popping out of his smooth chordal sound and making things a bit more hairy sounding.  Neat!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 21, 2013, 03:24:38 PM
Hoplight Ladies by the Sausage Grinder Triad. This is grooving seriously!  8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RWh_LUf4-w0 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RWh_LUf4-w0)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 24, 2013, 01:51:23 PM
A singing lesson from Boyd Rivers and Ruth May Rivers:

Boyd Rivers & Ruth May Rivers: Come Out the Wilderness (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhF2Vl8Vts0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on January 24, 2013, 02:58:14 PM
Wow, that's fabulous - thanks for posting UB.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on January 24, 2013, 05:36:24 PM
"I'm not sayin' I can sing, but I try anyway."

He sure can sing, and so can she.  Thanks for finding and posting this.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on January 24, 2013, 07:29:39 PM
A singing lesson from Boyd Rivers and Ruth May Rivers:

Boyd Rivers & Ruth May Rivers: Come Out the Wilderness (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhF2Vl8Vts0#)

can't be beat ....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 03, 2013, 06:19:02 PM
Thelma La Vizzo's recording of "Trouble In Mind" from 1924, with the composer, Richard M. Jones on piano.

Thelma La Vizzo Trouble In Mind Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taXV4aw8CmY#)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 06, 2013, 08:34:48 PM
Big Bill on Fiddle


http://youtu.be/HIGLnMQSrsc (http://youtu.be/HIGLnMQSrsc)[/size][/font]
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 12, 2013, 06:57:07 PM
Apologies if these have been posted before, but Folk Seattle has put out a wonderful concert video of Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry.

Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee pt 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FD9_bHiY4c#)

Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee pt 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3aWHlwSADA#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 15, 2013, 03:27:04 PM
Hi all,
Pan found this one and posted it on facebook recently.  It sure seemed a good one to post here.
All best,
Johnm

Tom Brown Sits In His Prison Cell - LUKE JORDAN, November 1929 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYXI9hvoW9U#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frailer24 on February 15, 2013, 10:36:13 PM
Big Bill on Fiddle
   
Damn, he sure do pull some bow!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on February 16, 2013, 02:22:29 AM
Elijah - (Barbershop Quartet with Guitar) - By JR (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTwxMwmxpYA#ws)

Wow.

This fellow has some sublime music on his youtube channel...  Someone really ought to get him in a studio.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 16, 2013, 09:09:03 AM
Sweet!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mike Shipman on February 16, 2013, 03:45:18 PM
Great clip NS - this guy is seriously good!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on February 17, 2013, 12:44:06 AM
Agreed- very fine guitarist too, not just the vocals on this video.

His Skip James is absolutely haunting.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 17, 2013, 10:49:07 AM
You Got To Pay The Cost Johnny Shines (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S58OUEDNcXo#)
They Call Me The Little Wolf Johnny Shines Robert Lockwood, Jr. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fDJIxd0hv0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on February 17, 2013, 12:24:44 PM
Thanks for posting the Shines and Shines/Lockwood clips  :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 17, 2013, 05:57:20 PM
Hi all,
Prof. Scratchy posted another title by Albert Cain here a couple of months ago.  Cain evidently recorded only four solo titles.  He sure could play, and some of those triplet runs he plays while singing are hair-raising. 
All best,
Johnm

Albert Cain: Runnin' Wild (1931) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOpGG4biO_g#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on February 24, 2013, 09:03:32 AM
NO MORE RAMBLIN' (Jerry RICKS) LIVE ACOUSTIC BLUES (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgRMWtX-an0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on February 25, 2013, 02:12:04 PM
Try this one:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=475622735825057&set=vb.100001320057675&type=2&theater (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=475622735825057&set=vb.100001320057675&type=2&theater)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on February 26, 2013, 12:38:24 PM
Don't know whether forum members would be interested, but this is a clip of bluesman Kenny Brown, who learned direct from Joe Callicot when Kenny was a boy - he lived next door to him doing France Chance:

Kenny Brown play Joe Callicott, France Chance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIqrjpHJYp8#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on February 26, 2013, 07:29:28 PM
Enjoyed that. It would be even better if he were to slow it down and tap his foot on the offbeat, the vocal would fit much better and the general feel would be more 'Joe'.
Title: Can't You Hear The Wind Howl - The Life & Music Of Robert Johnson
Post by: Westside on March 07, 2013, 10:42:40 PM
http://youtu.be/q0hke-cRSCg (http://youtu.be/q0hke-cRSCg)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 08, 2013, 04:02:13 AM
Don't Let the Devil Ride (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWrI89NOgAA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on March 08, 2013, 06:48:26 AM
I'm sure this has been posted but a search couldn't locate it. The first part of a BBC doc about American Folk music, we get mention of our Blues & Oldtime heroes & even interviews with their offspring & some survivors from the 1920s. This is really good stuff, give it a watch if you got the time.

Part one of a three-part documentary series on American folk music, tracing its history from the recording boom of the 1920s to the folk revival of the 1960s.

The opening part looks at how, in the 1920s, record companies scoured the American south for talent to sell. This was a golden age of American music, as the likes of the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Charlie Poole, Dock Boggs and Mississippi John Hurt burst onto record, eager to have a share in the new industry and the money it made, only to lapse into obscurity when the depression hit at the start of the 30s.

Contributors include Judy Collins, Steve Earle, Tom Paxton and Pete Seeger, surviving relations of 1920s greats such as Mississippi John Hurt, the Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, plus three actual survivors of the era - guitarist Slim Bryant, banjoist Wade Mainer and Delta bluesman 'Honeyboy' Edwards.


Folk America ep01 Birth Of A Nation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMm8_SJ8IlY#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on March 23, 2013, 04:44:34 AM
From Alan Lomax Archives Jack Owens & Bud Spires: Cherry Ball blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQLdBW5qr5A#) & I've been moaning (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5ep-bx44oI#) (1978).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 25, 2013, 04:18:12 PM
Hi all,
Here's a great one from Dan Gellert--funky, funky, funky!  Enjoy.
All best,
Johnm


American Fogies Tour 2: Dan Gellert - Black Eyed Suzie m4v, video by Bill Dillof (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exNGwQcusRU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 25, 2013, 04:29:43 PM
his rendering of that song is legendary...  I had no idea there was a video! Fabulous!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 31, 2013, 07:14:21 AM
http://youtu.be/86B6_nw2o7Q (http://youtu.be/86B6_nw2o7Q)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 31, 2013, 07:15:29 AM
http://youtu.be/py2wR3UE5DM (http://youtu.be/py2wR3UE5DM)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 31, 2013, 07:20:36 AM
http://youtu.be/DmQIUc74jJ0 (http://youtu.be/DmQIUc74jJ0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on March 31, 2013, 08:16:45 AM
Nice.  Pocahontas reminds me of the Doc Watson tune Walk on Boy.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 02, 2013, 04:09:19 AM
Flat-footing with John Dee Holeman and Algia Mae Hinton (1 of 9) (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCCiq5XXrLU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 02, 2013, 04:11:47 AM
Algia Mae Hinton: Blues #1 (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYR_BSsAUeQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 02, 2013, 08:36:18 PM
Wow, great find Prof! A lens back through time I suspect.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 03, 2013, 03:29:48 AM
Algia Mae Hinton, John Dee Holeman & friends: This May Be the Last Time (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLN2uiJl7a0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 03, 2013, 03:31:16 AM
Algia Mae Hinton: Snap Your Fingers (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cB0v1RMFjsE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 03, 2013, 03:32:24 AM
Algia Mae Hinton: Step It Up and Go (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJlpeKkGo6Y#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 04, 2013, 08:30:41 AM
John Dee Holeman and friends: Wade In the Water (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNshDU7f_-c#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 05, 2013, 03:53:54 AM
John Dee Holeman & Algia Mae Hinton: Crow Jane (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1bBCmYAabo#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on April 05, 2013, 06:21:58 PM
Thanks Prof, those are great!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 10, 2013, 04:28:15 PM
Hi all,
Eugene Powell sounds less and less like him as he goes along, but boy, at the front end of this, he sure sounds like Ishmon Bracey!
All best,
Johnm

Sonny Boy Nelson: How You Want Your Rolling Done? (1978) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbG1lBeAZ10#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 11, 2013, 04:29:57 PM
Here's some live footage of Little Brother Montgomery. I wonder if anyone can tell where or when it was shot, and who were the musicians?

little brother boogie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBWzQlPexEI#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on April 14, 2013, 09:33:16 AM
Richard "Hacksaw" Harney - Guitar Rag (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSUP6b-rBgQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 16, 2013, 06:06:24 PM
Hi all,
In this clip from the BBC, after Sonny Terry gets done playing "Hootin' The Blues", Brownie sings and plays "Crazy With The Blues", out of B position in standard tuning, something I had heard he did from time to time, but never saw him do.  Pretty cool sound, and it puts the vocal right in his kitchen.
All best,
Johnm

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Hootin' The Blues/Crazy With The Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfnWQgUyrHY#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 17, 2013, 02:03:44 AM
Thanks for finding this one! I think the only other clip of him playing out of B is the duet he did with Bert Jansch when he was already over 80 years old. In that clip I think he was being somewhat mischievous in choosing a key Jansch  would have difficulty keeping up with!

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 17, 2013, 12:32:57 PM
Great Hacksaw Vid ! Thanks!

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 19, 2013, 04:43:09 AM
George Higgs - North Carolina Bluesman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BowNzRlIuk0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on April 21, 2013, 05:49:05 AM
McGhee used B a bit more than one might suspect -- another example is his "Life Is a Gamble"; I think the key suited his voice, and as well he enjoyed doing something different. Another who has used it is Robert Lockwood; he hgas a version of "Driving Wheel" in B. Both pieces use the B7 shape as the main source chord (as does "Crazy With the Blues" in John's BBC clip) , and having the E as the IV chord opens up all sorts of interesting possibilities.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on May 01, 2013, 09:51:21 AM
Big Bill Broonzy:
Big Bill Broonzy - Trouble In Mind (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ftkzo-otEyo#ws)
Trouble in mind
Big Bill Broonzy - Backwater Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Wb9CyOxBM#ws)
Backwater blues filmed in Italy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 01, 2013, 09:58:16 AM
Time!


Otis Spann-1960 Newport Folk Festival (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7jTG3VarjQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: unezrider on May 09, 2013, 08:24:20 AM
hello friend,
came across this little gem on the wonderful sun records country box set on bear family.
HARMONICA FRANK - GOIN' AWAY WALKIN' - CHESS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I-EHR3EbuU#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 09, 2013, 08:52:19 AM
Hi all,
I know nothing about Cora Fluker but I sure like this.
All best,
Johnm


Cora Fluker - Move, Daniel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaQqQcAidKU#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on May 09, 2013, 09:06:22 AM
hello friend,
came across this little gem on the wonderful sun records country box set on bear family.
HARMONICA FRANK - GOIN' AWAY WALKIN' - CHESS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I-EHR3EbuU#ws)
He enjoyed quite an active recording period during 1970s/80s

see here for link to discography http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2725.0 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2725.0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: unezrider on May 09, 2013, 10:24:15 AM
thanks, bunker.
i had never heard of him till i got that box set. i'll have to check that out.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on May 09, 2013, 09:17:48 PM
Here is Harmonica Frank alive Harmonica Frank Floyd- 3 songs from German TV (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aga0Int7x7w#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on May 18, 2013, 09:18:56 AM
Sounds like these folks were having a good time:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjdKD-L4zP0 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjdKD-L4zP0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on May 18, 2013, 11:17:42 AM

Duke Ellington & the Nineteen Year old Billie Holliday whose singing redeems Jazz for the Blues.


http://youtu.be/QTT9Su1d-VE (http://youtu.be/QTT9Su1d-VE)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 13, 2013, 02:12:08 PM
Some folks we know....


http://youtu.be/t3F9I9Hks-g (http://youtu.be/t3F9I9Hks-g) :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on June 13, 2013, 04:56:35 PM
Thanks, Phil! -- 'Bout time somebody rediscovered these boys!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on June 19, 2013, 07:48:52 AM
Professor Longhair at Nice Jazz Festival 1979 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX1vwDe9Z94#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 19, 2013, 04:47:40 PM
Hi all,
My favorite bragging blues--"Ida Sue, she understand."
All best,
Johnm

Lonzie Thomas - My Three Women (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeglMCgtz_Y#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 19, 2013, 08:55:20 PM
Go, Johnnie!

The Evil Devil Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_rVb6chK8o#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 20, 2013, 08:23:34 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF_X-cNng2k (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF_X-cNng2k)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lyndvs on June 21, 2013, 11:06:07 AM
Big Joe Williams - Live POP2 (1971) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUFTu3nftS0#)


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 22, 2013, 08:50:31 AM
Thanks very much for the clip of Big Joe, Lyndvs.  Here's something  very different but equally fine--and Gwen Foster did this off of a rack!

Gwen Foster-Black Pine Waltz (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_MTNfkfBPQ#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: iantonionni on June 23, 2013, 04:55:48 AM
Nice one John, Gwen Foster is a big favourite of mine. Here is an excellent rendition of his Bay Rum Blues by James Conway, played in a rack, just like Mr. FosterBay Rum Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v14v9FyQyL4#)

Cheers
Anthony
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lyndvs on June 23, 2013, 05:42:54 AM
John,Glad you enjoyed the Big Joe.
The Gwen foster is great.Here`s a favourite of mine from the same sphere of musicians

Blue Ridge Mountain Entertainers - Baby All Night Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI8vCsYUZoY#)

lovely version.

another wonderful version
Burnett and Rutherford - All Night Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1u7601PrlSk#)

hope all this old timey stuff isn`t straying too far from the blues :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 23, 2013, 03:26:44 PM
which bluesman did big joe say he liked?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lyndvs on June 24, 2013, 02:41:25 AM
Hi Johnlee,
It is hard to pick out with the french narration over the top.To me it sounds like:-
Bud Hampton
Mississippi John Hurt
Flem Ellis
Ed Gaston

Hopefully someone with a keener ear may be able to suss the names.
LYNDVS
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 26, 2013, 11:35:17 AM
Just found this guy, Eric Freeman, on youtube. Good.
DSC 0010 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfUq8NjLDoI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on June 26, 2013, 08:16:57 PM
Eric's a good player, was on the faculty at Port Townsend a few years ago. He had a slightly crazed girlfriend with him the last time who shocked some of the more sensitive weenies present. He does a real good Blind Boy Fuller on the National, I liked to sit and listen to his stuff.

Eric Freeman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6E1zHnUYeA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stumblin on June 29, 2013, 04:18:45 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlH8GWhHUmk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlH8GWhHUmk)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRcDkms8JOA&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRcDkms8JOA&feature=related)


edited to fix thread confusion
Can't play those, JLP. something (in Chinese) about copyright violation.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on July 08, 2013, 05:13:08 PM
Im not sure what that even was... here is something else instead

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=in%20my%20girlish%20days%20slim&source=video&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CDcQuAIwAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dyxk22y7vHK4&ei=20_bUd7qJs2n0wXZloGgAg&usg=AFQjCNFvuj3fkA2OeDhLBKacFJmebfomLA&sig2=FiG5PGhGsVLoBFhWnnPklQ (https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=in%20my%20girlish%20days%20slim&source=video&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CDcQuAIwAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dyxk22y7vHK4&ei=20_bUd7qJs2n0wXZloGgAg&usg=AFQjCNFvuj3fkA2OeDhLBKacFJmebfomLA&sig2=FiG5PGhGsVLoBFhWnnPklQ)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksexrp28nJc&feature=youtube_gdata_player (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksexrp28nJc&feature=youtube_gdata_player)


Damn tablet youtube url... some able-computered mods please help
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Gumbo on July 08, 2013, 05:19:01 PM
thisaways, johnLee?
Miss Country Slim My Girlish Days (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxk22y7vHK4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on July 24, 2013, 03:39:25 PM
The Post-War CB Hit Parade thread ( http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=9561.0 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=9561.0) ) got me looking for some music.

Here are two short clips of live footage of Hacksaw Harney, that at least I hadn't seen before:

Richard "Hacksaw" Harney - Guitar Rag (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSUP6b-rBgQ#)

Richard "Hacksaw" Harney - Sweet Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUPyTkIX57o#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on July 25, 2013, 05:35:54 PM
10 minutes worth of interviews and some great tunes by J.D. Short. From the 60's maybe?

J.D. Short (1902-1962) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RzBlPg8wRA#)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on August 05, 2013, 10:54:15 AM
Johnny Shines in Austria 1975, 22 minutes long
Around 10.00 he plays in an uptempo song in the key of C, which is rather unusual compared to his usual repertoire.
videodescription/general info :
At my home in Vienna, February 1975. Filmed on super 8 on 3-minute-reels with an Eumig camera without sound. "Synchronised" later from acetates (to regulate the speed on a Lenco L75 turntable). Doesn't work all the time - but it took a long time (and tons of cigarettes and a lot of drinks) to fix it this way. Unfortunately also the camera made a lot of noise... I had to fill the time between the 3-minute-clips with footage I took at the train station when Johnny left Salzburg and later near the river Danube in Vienna (no, it is not the delta). For a short time there can be seen a bridge on screen. This was the old "Reichsbruecke", which broke down the next morning.
Finally I have to thank Mr. Johnny Shines, one of the finest persons I ever met in my life, with whom I spent a wonderful week during and between his concerts in Austria (3 concerts at Jazzland Vienna, one each in Linz and Salzburg). Thank you, Johnny, I will never forget this week.
And: No, he gave me no new photo of R.J. ... but it seemed, like he was happy that I didn't ask about..

Johnny Shines - Vienna, February 1975 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OimUc6kp8l8#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on August 06, 2013, 04:42:12 AM
Please note that the above Johnny Shines footage was filmed by Kurt Hriczucsah from Vienna/Austria
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Westside on August 06, 2013, 08:08:30 PM
Blues Guitar Documentary - "Busking The Blues" Starring Keni Lee Burgess

http://youtu.be/U58VwNRxoqU (http://youtu.be/U58VwNRxoqU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on August 09, 2013, 11:16:09 AM
Blues Guitar Documentary - "Busking The Blues" Starring Keni Lee Burgess

I've only watched the first 15min or so, but...
Call me Jaded, but I find that extremely underwhelming. I'd rather have watched a doc about the Dopyera brothers.

Dave
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on August 09, 2013, 09:00:05 PM
Cheers Westside, watched the whole thing, enjoyed it a lot.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on August 10, 2013, 04:08:40 AM
A well-spent life (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doH2EWGOye0) a documentary of Mance Lipscomb
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on August 15, 2013, 06:30:25 PM
JRO, thanks for that, here's an embedded link to the Mance film

http://youtu.be/doH2EWGOye0 (http://youtu.be/doH2EWGOye0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 21, 2013, 01:26:48 PM
Hi all,
Here is Scrapper's tribute to Leroy Carr, with Dot Rice on piano.
All best,
Johnm

Scrapper Blackwell - My Old Pal Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WbemNBSDs0#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 06:21:20 AM
http://youtu.be/RU35pirbSiA (http://youtu.be/RU35pirbSiA)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 06:35:34 AM
http://youtu.be/Q64N8dF7zus (http://youtu.be/Q64N8dF7zus)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 06:43:12 AM
http://youtu.be/3MMtW__7Xck (http://youtu.be/3MMtW__7Xck)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 06:56:49 AM
http://youtu.be/FoJSCF7Ml64 (http://youtu.be/FoJSCF7Ml64)
Title: Re: Other Musical Interests on YouTube
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 08:30:45 AM
http://youtu.be/kqR7ArRWTHU (http://youtu.be/kqR7ArRWTHU)
Title: Re: Re: Other Musical Interests on YouTube
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 22, 2013, 08:34:29 AM
http://youtu.be/_dnih8yQh50 (http://youtu.be/_dnih8yQh50)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 25, 2013, 10:12:00 AM
Hi all,
Here are Fred Price, on fiddle, and Clint Howard, on vocal and guitar.  What a singer Clint was!
All best,
Johnm

Maggie Walker blues. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZJFMaP00bs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on August 26, 2013, 07:08:40 AM
JAMES SON THOMAS - Killin' Floor (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d7klwYFex8#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on August 27, 2013, 06:51:16 AM
Cool KC album O'muck, I bet Mr Bunker's got the story on how a full acoustic album got recroded in '52...

Here's the recently passed George Higgs, Memphis Slim's original version is worth a listen too:

George Higgs- "Throw a Dog a Bone" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k735uH1WHIs#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 03, 2013, 09:50:18 AM
Hi all,
Speaking of favorite Old-Time back-up guitarists, this band featured one of the best.  Dykes' Magic City Trio featured J. R. Dykes on fiddle, Hub Mahaffey on guitar and Myrtle Vermilion on inaudible autoharp.  Hub Mahaffey backed Dock Boggs on a couple of his tunes back on his early recordings, too.  Hub and J. R. are locked rhythmically.  Whew!
All best,
Johnm

Dykes Magic City Trio-Frankie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMoQ0VHHk1M#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 04, 2013, 08:47:06 AM
http://youtu.be/VuuF7sL8LZ4 (http://youtu.be/VuuF7sL8LZ4)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 04, 2013, 08:50:37 AM
http://youtu.be/wL27X_HiwGI (http://youtu.be/wL27X_HiwGI)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on September 08, 2013, 05:31:23 PM
http://youtu.be/tPZTcga9y60 (http://youtu.be/tPZTcga9y60)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 11, 2013, 03:58:09 PM
Hi all,
This is from Shirley's Blue Goose album.  Wow!
All best,
Johnm


Rural Blues 2 -- track 3 of 12 -- Shirley Griffith -- Shaggy Hound Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o6D6R993RA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 20, 2013, 09:50:33 PM
Diamond Joe: Complete Charlie Butler version (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUxe9upZnAU#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 23, 2013, 02:11:59 PM
Hi all

Some "new" Leecan & Cooksey videos have appeared on YouTube:

Bobbie Leecan & Robert Cooksey - Need More Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7EDy6WxzkM#ws)

Leecan & Cooksey - Royal Palm Special (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziEj3EZmqI8#ws)

Bobby Leecan - When You're Down And Out (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFBz14v-n0g#ws)

Leecan & Cooksey - South Street Stomp (Take 2) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USSNQZo0mS4#ws)

Robert Cooksey - Shortnin' Bread (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7uZSXkYoHA#)

10 Leecan and Cooksey - Aint She Sweet (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxATBzHqDx0#)

Cheers

Pan



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on September 25, 2013, 03:48:01 AM
A blast from the past! Big Joe Williams playing a festival in Finland in 1980. I was there in the audience!  8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NJycar0jigc (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NJycar0jigc)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on September 25, 2013, 07:01:28 AM
Good set by Joe... awful clapping by the Fins  :P

Who did the "skin and bones" song first? Earliest version I found is by Memphis man Eddie Snow

Forrest City Joe (She used to be beautiful but) She lived her life too fast (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm8rdqlT2nY#ws)
This is Forrest City Joe's version, with the excellent Sonny Rodgers on guitar
Title: Shake It and Break It - Bob Brozman live 1978
Post by: slideaway on September 30, 2013, 07:14:55 PM
been waiting years for someone to put this on youtube, looks like it was up to me! my all time favourite version, other than original of course .. talk about hard to copy!  :o :o open G playing out of the D

http://youtu.be/Eee1YUjXaxY (http://youtu.be/Eee1YUjXaxY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on October 01, 2013, 03:02:44 PM
http://youtu.be/V8wVtN8q6z0 (http://youtu.be/V8wVtN8q6z0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 01, 2013, 03:29:33 PM
Nice one, Harriet!  I love Scott Dunbar's music.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 07, 2013, 05:10:52 PM
Bob Koester's interview at Delmark Records, Chicago, July 2013, revealing some harsh truths about the music industry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Xohk1sZmKoU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Xohk1sZmKoU)



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 16, 2013, 11:45:26 PM
http://youtu.be/KBZ7InUfMZg (http://youtu.be/KBZ7InUfMZg)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on October 18, 2013, 03:50:10 AM
Discovered via Facebook:
And (edit) identified by the mighty Mr. O'Muck as Buddy Moss

Unknown Singer/Guitarist - Mr. Tyree (1930s) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8xqOeaEJ-I#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on October 18, 2013, 09:48:27 AM
I doubt it's Buddy Moss since he wasn't in jail then and it don't sound like him - there's a coupla discussions of Lawrence Gellert's recordings on weenie... including their (lack of) availability

This particular artist's recordings are on a document release
 
http://www.amazon.com/Field-Recordings-Vol-Carolina-1924-1939/dp/B000006NLG (http://www.amazon.com/Field-Recordings-Vol-Carolina-1924-1939/dp/B000006NLG)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on October 18, 2013, 03:03:40 PM
you can listen to it on Spotify
search for "Field Recordings, Vol. 9"
Boogie Lovin' is really good (musically and sound quality)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 21, 2013, 10:16:01 AM
Orville posted this on FB, which features closeups of both hands -- just in case you want to flip your guitar over and play left handed.

freight train elizabeth cotten (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43-UUeCa6Jw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on October 21, 2013, 01:26:40 PM
Hi all,
With the discussion elsewhere on the site of musicians covering  Willie Johnson, I thought some of you might not have heard my friend who I think is the best slide player around here (Nashville/Murfreesboro TN--an area that has a few good guitarists).

Jack also happens to be a superb jazz player, rock and country guitar player, mandolinist and has some good chops on old-time banjo.

best,
bruce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICosk96cx-8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICosk96cx-8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on October 21, 2013, 02:52:14 PM
Thanks for that Bruce,
I had seen Jack on YouTube before, but not playing slide I don't think. He is indeed a fine player. I had forgotten about him, as he isn't a famous name to me.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 24, 2013, 05:02:55 AM
Samuel Charters "The Blues". 20 minutes of fantastic footage from 1962!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjPWoMbgiw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjPWoMbgiw#)

Cheers

Pan

Edited to add: the living conditions of some of the musicians are pretty awful to watch!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 24, 2013, 08:30:32 AM
You beat me here Pan, I was just about to post it...great isn't it! :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 24, 2013, 09:22:38 AM
You beat me here Pan, I was just about to post it...great isn't it! :)

Indeed, Mr. O'Muck!

I had read that Sleepy John Estes lived in dire poverty, when he was rediscovered, but still, seeing it on film, brings a lump in my throat. A great little documentary, nevertheless.

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on October 24, 2013, 09:49:05 AM
Samuel Charters "The Blues". 20 minutes of fantastic footage from 1962!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjPWoMbgiw (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjPWoMbgiw)

I NEVER thought I'd get a chance to see this. As far as I could tell, it existed only as the soundtrack album (http://www.folkways.si.edu/the-blues-music-from-the-documentary-film-by-sam-charters/soundtracks-musicals/album/smithsonian).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on October 24, 2013, 09:52:57 AM
Beat me to posting it too, Paul Vernon hipped me to it this morning.
Can't overstate how important & rare this footage of these gents is, mesmerizing!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on October 24, 2013, 10:18:27 AM
Thanks, Pan. I've been waiting forty+ years to watch it--ever since I heard the LP.

The Youtube poster also has a site:

https://sites.google.com/site/dinosaurdiscscom/

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on October 24, 2013, 06:20:42 PM
Great to see this, for many reasons.

Interesting to see Gus Cannon playing guitar. Is there a recording of him on guitar? I can't think of anything at the moment.

Pan, I took the liberty of deleting the 's' from the 'https:' in your link, which allows the youtube player to appear in your post.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on October 25, 2013, 04:18:20 AM
not a 'video' per se, but a great and interesting cover, nonetheless:

http://youtu.be/UhreFA8qoLY (http://youtu.be/UhreFA8qoLY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Nicolas Dussart on October 25, 2013, 04:21:03 AM
Samuel Charters "The Blues". 20 minutes of fantastic footage from 1962!

Fantastic indeed, thanks for the heads up 8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 25, 2013, 05:45:41 AM
Great McDowel Frank!
Regarding the Charter's video, I posted it on Facebook with this legend "
Necessary viewing if you wish to really understand this mostly grossly misrepresented music. Sound and images not synced but great anyway."
The images of Sleepy John and others, absolutely destitute, should be a cold shower wake up for those who associate Blues only with B.B. King style Glitz, Eric Clapton & Show Biz.I must admit that in looking at some of that footage my heart really did "struck sorrow" and the tears almost came rolling down. It also reaffirmed for me why the interest in these musicians was so much part and parcel of the Civil Right's Movement in general, as Sam Charters has affirmed.
Anyone know why I keep getting HTML artifacts in my text?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 30, 2013, 06:37:37 PM
Here's a white old time group, the Carver Boys, with a guest guitar soloist, Josh(ua) White, recorded in 1929. They're a nice group, even without Mr. White, if you ask me.

Carver Boys - Wang Wang Harmonica Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxZ3TIneanQ#ws)

Cheers, Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on October 31, 2013, 06:38:28 PM
Hi all

To celebrate Halloween, here's an assortment of old murder ballads.

Frank Warner & Pete Seeger - Tom Dooley (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XWs6CcHUwI#)

Dock Boggs - "Pretty Polly" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfyrRNP1ZpU#ws)

Poor Ellen Smith - Frank Proffitt (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z51FO0FFMX4#)

Clarence Ashley - Little Sadie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXGAj1e3SdE#)

Bo Lamkin - Frank Proffitt (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK8V3f7_iJ0#)

Red Patterson's Piedmont Log Rollers - Down on the Banks of the Ohio (1927) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c27XDXo2MAA#)

Clarence Ashley with Doc Watson: The Banks of the Ohio (1961) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cld0f8ooXcg#)

Doug Wallin - "Omie Wise" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRAAF_MqVi0#ws)

Cheers

Pan



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on November 01, 2013, 07:07:36 AM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryNemm5MsKg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryNemm5MsKg#)

Last one man blues band? RIP
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 04, 2013, 06:07:32 PM
Helen Baxter with Leecan & Cooksey and probably Phil Worde on piano:

Helen Baxter [Blues Vocal]: I WANTS A REAL MAN (1927) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTqZeQunNAE#)

"Martin & Roberts" who should be Alfred Martin, g; and Robert Cooksey, hca. Martin's guitar playing sounds suspiciously similar to that of Bobby Leecan to me.

Martin & Roberts - Dollar Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNEA_NGAKT0#ws)

http://www.wirz.de/music/leecofrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/leecofrm.htm)

Cheers

Pan


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 08, 2013, 05:25:18 AM
Sara & Maybelle Carter.

SARA AND MAYBELLE CARTER - THE ORIGINAL CARTER FAMILY (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZYCDmq473s#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 08, 2013, 12:14:01 PM
Hi all,
One of the most musical persons I've ever met.
All best,
Johnm

Dr. Ethel Caffie-Austin-Angels Keep Watching Over Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_lfU3CqxfA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on November 14, 2013, 04:47:43 AM
Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick - Good Mornin' Brother Hudson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaNjAkvyKbE#ws)

Hadn't heard of this guy... he's featured Black Roots shown at the Barbican cinema this Saturday
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on November 14, 2013, 02:53:24 PM
Haven't heard from Alvin Hart in awhile. 'Big Mama's Door' on a mean sounding Gretsch.

The Blues Kitchen Sessions, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Big Mamas Door (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5qysb5G5L0#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on November 20, 2013, 08:30:52 PM
Skip James & Mable Hillery: Mary, Don't You Weep (c. 1965-1966) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYoWbW1Y4bc#)

Don't think I've ever heard this.
I like it!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 21, 2013, 06:57:00 AM
Hi all,
Nice to see some live footage of musicians from the George Mitchell Collection.
All best,
Johnm


Albert Macon & Robert Thomas - Live 1984. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4t-R7skwS4E#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 21, 2013, 05:08:00 PM
Hi all,
Boy, do I love Alfred Karnes' music.
All best,
Johnm

Alfred G. Karnes-We Shall All Be Reunited (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8zW9NyEFhw#)


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on November 22, 2013, 05:09:23 AM
Rev. Robert Wilkins - The Legendary Piedmont Recordings (Full Album) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1DfldIvzO8#)

I think it's a very rare Lp, but not sure...anyway play it loud !!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on December 02, 2013, 01:41:44 PM
A Big Bill Broonzy doc just aired on BBC . . . apparently, a different one than this one about Bill in Britain

Ambassador Bill: Big Bill in Britain - Big Bill Broonzy documentary (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQej7-4uF1c#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 03, 2013, 03:09:07 AM
http://youtu.be/zh-jBAqyvEo (http://youtu.be/zh-jBAqyvEo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on December 03, 2013, 01:56:01 PM
A lot of guitar blues licks here...
.

Guitar Gabriel and Tim Duffy - 1995 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi9NY02ldYQ#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 05, 2013, 04:10:07 AM
James "Guitar Slim" Stephens - Lovin Home Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7zurQDgZgM#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on December 05, 2013, 06:52:05 AM
Thanks Allan,wonderful.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 06, 2013, 04:10:39 PM
A certain Mr. Wirz, who shall remain nameless, has some real gems on his YouTube channel (highly recommended). Take for an example, these two Larry Johnson tunes:

Larry Johnson - Catfish Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hrcXMq-9M0#)

Larry Johnson - So Sweet (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMjmhjYaRlE#)

Cheers

pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on December 11, 2013, 11:05:27 AM
On the road again by Dietrich Wawzyn

OTRA on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/37294773)

Can I get an AMEN?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on December 15, 2013, 08:20:24 PM
Nathan Beauregard in his 80's.

Nathan Beauregard - Kid Gal Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dklaxoxAhag#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on December 16, 2013, 05:51:57 AM
Nathan Beauregard in his 80's.

Nathan Beauregard - Kid Gal Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dklaxoxAhag#ws)

Nathan Beauregard aged 76. (Born Colbert, Ms on July 2, 1892; recorded in Memphis on July 20, 1968). Died in Memphis on May May 25, 1970. Apparently his surname was sometimes rendered Bogard, which is a well-established family name in Memphis. But he was no relation to the gospel-singing Bogards (Bogard Brothers).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on December 16, 2013, 07:57:44 AM
Thanks Al. He's listed in a couple of places as "1887, 1893 or 1896" and I probably got the 1887 date from discogs.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 30, 2013, 04:59:58 PM
Some "new" Pigmeat Pete and Catjuice Charlie stuff just appeared on YouTube:

Do It Right ~ Pigmeat Pete and Catjuice Charlie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRG3CrtTQDk#)

I'll throw in the "Turpentine Farm" again too, just because it's great!

Pigmeat Pete & Catjuice Charlie - On Our Turpentine Farm (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3KpPigpaOg#)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 30, 2013, 05:34:49 PM
Thanks so much for posting those, Pan!  I love everything these guys did, and I haven't had access to "Do It Right" for a couple of years.  All they need now on YouTube is "The Gin Done Done It"!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on December 31, 2013, 07:38:18 AM
Anyone know anything about Kid Prince Moore?

Churchbells........ Kid Prince Moore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jBYKoJkbKw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 01, 2014, 04:26:18 AM
Anyone know anything about Kid Prince Moore?

Churchbells........ Kid Prince Moore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jBYKoJkbKw#)

Another blues mystery man. His recordings are all (including the unissued tracks and the ones with Shorty Bob Parker) on Document DOCD-5180. But neither the notes to 5180, nor Bruce Bastin's Red River Blues (which 5180 notes writer Keith Briggs references) have any biographical details about him except that -- based on his playing -- he was probably from the Carolina/Piedmont area. And that's about it ... unless anyone know of any more recently discovered information.
 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on January 01, 2014, 06:27:03 AM
Thanks for the Kid Prince Moore!
Never fails to amaze me the often IMHO profound depth of capture of the music, its beauty, simplicity and power with the early analog recording systems.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on January 13, 2014, 09:25:01 AM
http://mirc.sc.edu/islandora/object/usc%3A1763 (http://mirc.sc.edu/islandora/object/usc%3A1763)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on January 17, 2014, 05:45:03 PM
http://mirc.sc.edu/islandora/object/usc%3A1763 (http://mirc.sc.edu/islandora/object/usc%3A1763)

Funny, I was just coming here to post this link. Richard, you will want to watch. Details:

 Title: African American children dancing--outtakes

Item Title: Fox Movietone News Story 1-570

Temporal: Coverage Filmed on December 4th, 1928.

Description: Two boys dance in a New Orleans park while another boy plays music on a homemade drum kit.

Fun!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 21, 2014, 03:38:09 PM
Hi all,
I was excited to find this early recording of Pete Franklin on youtube.  I'd never heard anything of his earlier than his recordings for Prestige in the '60s.  He already had his sound in 1949, obviously--21 years old!  Beautiful heavy time!

Pete Franklin Down Behind The Rise (1949) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owZSh6l7rLw#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 21, 2014, 03:41:23 PM
Hi all,
Prof. Scratchy posted Andrew Dunham's "Sweet Lucy Woman" last year, I think, and Bunker Hill noted that Dunham came out of Detroit.  Here's another from Dunham, "Hattie Mae".  I think he had one of the roughest country sounds of any Post-War blues player.

Andrew Dunham Hattie Mae (1949) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RSkijY2DIE#)


All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 22, 2014, 11:20:09 AM
Here's a singer I encountered for the first time today:
Lewis Black Spanish Blues (1927) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3dPCD8twJ4#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on January 24, 2014, 07:12:59 AM
Fine version of "Viola Lee Blues"
vocals and harmonica by bonnyb from Swizerland (you can contact him for tablature)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc0oYpNtCj4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc0oYpNtCj4)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 24, 2014, 12:05:39 PM
Great tone!

Sent from my GT-I9100 using Tapatalk

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 28, 2014, 02:04:47 PM
To Hear Your Banjo Play - 1947 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr9FP93o8Ro#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on January 29, 2014, 08:53:53 AM
John Dee Holeman and friends: Wade In the Water (1983) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNshDU7f_-c#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 29, 2014, 09:29:36 PM




Ed Young & Hobart Smith: Joe Turner (1959) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDOnToguWPE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 31, 2014, 08:36:56 PM
Hi all,
I think maybe of all the things I've seen posted here, this is the one I most wish I saw when it was happening.
All best,
Johnm


Bessie Jones with Hobart Smith, Ed Young, and friends: Reg'lar, Rolling Under (1959) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcRB062Ay1M#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on February 01, 2014, 08:51:31 AM
I love those Bessie Jones, Ed Young Lomax recordings. especially these two you've posted with Hobart Smith, John. There is such a great spirit to them. I often have to play Joe Turner repeatedly when it comes around on my iPod.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 01, 2014, 08:54:39 AM
Yes, I agree, Andrew.  There's a place near the end of "Rollin'", where things sort of quiet down a little and you can really hear how Hobart Smith has been playing time all along, and it is so cool, really die-happy stuff.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 01, 2014, 10:48:23 PM
http://youtu.be/ONBjAwPaGZE (http://youtu.be/ONBjAwPaGZE)
The whole interview is on youtube in several parts

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on February 03, 2014, 03:56:21 AM
Hi all ,
just found out a great musician , Robert Lowery , he's still alive aged of 82,
his CD "Goin away Blues" is fantastic !!

Robert Lowery & Friends: Blues @ LuLu's (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHbolubTM2M#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on February 03, 2014, 05:07:06 AM
Hi all ,
just found out a great musician , Robert Lowery , he's still alive aged of 82,
his CD "Goin away Blues" is fantastic !!
Yes he "surfaced" in the early 70s. Here's a scan of a 45 I was sent for review in 1974 which is bound to be on YT somewhere. (Click image to zoom)

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on February 04, 2014, 10:57:36 AM
not too many girls in contemporary country blues, here's a nice one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8NGLo8HhTs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8NGLo8HhTs)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Laura on February 04, 2014, 11:16:39 AM
Well, I think she sucks. And "girl" is *definitely* pushing it :)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sustaireblues on February 05, 2014, 07:23:52 AM
I love it, singing is really strong, and sure 'nuff looks like a girl to me. :-)
Great job Laura!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 05, 2014, 04:04:56 PM
Hi all,
Here is some music by Rev. Pearly Brown.  What a singer!
All best,
Johnm


Reverend Pearly Brown - Another Child of God Gone Home (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ly7VzsVww#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on February 06, 2014, 05:21:21 AM
That's a great album. I picked it up in 2012.

What a voice.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on February 11, 2014, 02:45:11 PM
Josh White 1962 show (33 minutes)
can you imagine such a show on today's TV...
Josh White 1962, Live in Stockholm. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V39S-qEITjU#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 19, 2014, 07:25:09 AM
What a great tune this is.  Hat tip to John Miller, who also has a lesson excerpt on Youtube.
Jimmy Lee Williams - Have You Ever Seen Peaches (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG5eo0FTZUI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 24, 2014, 07:44:26 PM
Hi all,
The first Watson Family album on Folkways has my very favorite recorded music by Doc Watson and this performance with his father-in-law Gaither Carlton on fiddle goes right to the top of the list, I think.


Doc Watson - The Lone Pilgrim (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrA1oms6mzo#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 12, 2014, 11:05:14 PM



Earl Scruggs - Georgia Buck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOHdtWXeL0Y#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 13, 2014, 03:07:40 AM
Those scratch-plates look like an enormous mute on that guitar, but they don't seem to affect the sound too much based on what we hear in the video.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 17, 2014, 05:55:18 PM
Alan Lomax's complete 1942 recordings of Sid Hemphill and his band.

Songlist:

0:00.
Lomax introduction (AFS 6670 A1)

0:53.
The Eighth of January (6670A2)
Hemphill, Sid (vocal and fiddle); Smith, Lucius (banjo); Askew, Alec (guitar)

3:43.
Interview with Sid Hemphill about his father, repertoire, instruments, and the Carrier Line. (6670A3)

7:51.
The Carrier Line (6670 B1)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

13:37.
The Roguish Man (part 1) (6670 B2)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

18:57.
The Roguish Man (part 2) (6670 A4) [sic]
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

19:56.
Interview with Sid Hemphill about his composition "The Roguish Man" and Jack Castle. (6670 A5)

21:22.
Interview with Sid Hemphill about his composition "The Strayhorn Mob." (6671 A1)

22:30.
The Strayhorn Mob (6671 A2)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar); unidentified (kazoo)

27:25.
Boll Weevil (6671 A3)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

32:46.
Arkansas Traveler (6671 B1)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

38:27.
Tunings and demo (guitar, banjo, kazoo) (6671 B2)

40:08.
Come On, Boys, Let's Go to the Ball (6672 A1)
Askew, Alec (vocal and quills); Lucius Smith or Will Head (bass drum)

41:55.
Come On, Boys, Let's Go to the Ball (6672 A2)
Askew (vocal and quills)

43:35.
Emmaline, Take Your Time (6672 A3)
Hemphill (vocal and quills)

46:08.
The Devil's Dream (6672 A4)
Hemphill (vocal and quills); Smith (bass or snare drum); Head (bass or snare drum)

49:20.
Leather Britches (6672 B1)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

50:30.
Rye Straw (6672 B2)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar); Head (bass drum)

52:38.
So Soon I'll Be At Home (6672 B3)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

54:13.
Jesse James (6673 A1)
Artists: Hemphill (fife); Smith (bass or snare drum); Head (bass or snare drum)

55:57.
After the Ball Is Over (6673 A2)
Hemphill (fife); Smith (bass or snare drum); Head (bass or snare drum)

57:54.
The Sidewalks of New York (6673 A3)
Hemphill (fife); Smith (bass or snare drum); Head (bass or snare drum)

1:00:00.
The Death March (6673 A4)
Hemphill (fife); Smith (bass or snare drum); Head (bass or snare drum)

1:01:56.
John Henry (6673 A5)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

1:05:26.
Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy (6673 B1)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

1:09:00.
Hog Hunt (6673 B2)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo); Askew (guitar)

1:13:38.
Soon In the Morning (6673 B3)
Hemphill (fiddle and vocal); Smith (banjo)

Sid Hemphill: complete Library of Congress session (1942) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTjA1a1CjQs#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 18, 2014, 06:58:17 PM
Hi all.

Some recent founds on YT.

Roosevelt Antrim (whose singing I really like):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbxqHJz8d_w&index=2&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbxqHJz8d_w&index=2&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

Mose Andrews:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P07RB0OV6_I (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P07RB0OV6_I)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWo4Jq80Iv0 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWo4Jq80Iv0)

Ed Andrews:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAW3s32GruU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAW3s32GruU)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ehfofgM3Do (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ehfofgM3Do)

Cheers

Pan



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 19, 2014, 05:55:17 PM
You are finding some great stuff, Pan!

Here is Clyde Davenport fiddling "All Night Long", backed by Bobby Fulcher on guitar and vocal.  Bobby has often acted as Clyde's accompanist and assistant at festivals.  When I saw Clyde play this tune at Port Townsend Fiddle Tunes in the mid-90s, I was amazed, for I never thought I would hear it played so close to how Leonard Rutherford fiddled it.  Clyde is a wonderful banjo player, too.

All best,
Johnm


Clyde Davenport - All Night Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Os7DqhataU0#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 24, 2014, 01:06:19 PM
Smokey Babe with intro by a Brit broadcaster


http://youtu.be/L5RbtSGbtVo (http://youtu.be/L5RbtSGbtVo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Laura on March 24, 2014, 02:13:37 PM
Smokey Babe with intro by a Brit broadcaster

The broadcaster has to be the late John Peel. A very cool guy.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 24, 2014, 04:18:28 PM
Yes it is John Peel even says so on the Video, DOH! In other Smokey Babe News it has been rumored that 17 as yet unreleased cuts of his will be released on Arhoolie this summer. :D
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on March 25, 2014, 02:07:20 AM
Peel was so important to so many people. He was like a mate who played records just for you.

I was introduced to that wonderful Smoky Babe album by the late Simon Napier on one of my then regular visits to Flyright Records. It was remaindered and probably cost 99p or thereabouts. Every blues fan I played it to subsequently was blown away by it and rightly so.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on March 28, 2014, 08:29:56 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kQmbg97UeE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kQmbg97UeE)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 30, 2014, 05:16:24 AM
Robert Pete Williams - I'm So Glad My Mother Teached Me How To Pray

http://youtu.be/9LRjfaTj_CQ (http://youtu.be/9LRjfaTj_CQ)

just....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 30, 2014, 10:22:45 AM
And for the last couple months, I've not been able to get this out of my peripheral hearing:

http://youtu.be/S1QQdmsDcn8 (http://youtu.be/S1QQdmsDcn8)

briefly mentioned in this thread:

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4500.msg56111#msg56111 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4500.msg56111#msg56111)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on April 11, 2014, 05:27:17 AM
http://youtu.be/d5epltOWOvQ (http://youtu.be/d5epltOWOvQ)
Title: Vieux Farka Toure
Post by: BlueInGreen on April 12, 2014, 08:36:34 AM
Thought some you might enjoy this recording of guitarist Vieux Farka Toure, the son of Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure, playing an instrumental African blues tune in his backyard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRYi89cvr3w&list=PL68FCB22056E64EAF (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRYi89cvr3w&list=PL68FCB22056E64EAF)

There are more great songs in this playlist.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 12, 2014, 08:42:54 AM
Hi all,
I moved the link to Vieux Farka Toure over to this thread, from the Main Forum.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on April 13, 2014, 12:47:03 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BFUrVskUYU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BFUrVskUYU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 14, 2014, 06:32:15 PM
Some late findings:

Albert Macon And Robert Thomas - How Can You Do It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrYlWVtAxE0&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrYlWVtAxE0&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

J.T. Adams and Shirley Griffith ~ Matchbox Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfOwFQSw0Pc&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfOwFQSw0Pc&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

George Boldwin - Country Girl Blues -A beautiful and unusual tune.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYuJApddU3c&index=10&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYuJApddU3c&index=10&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

Two tunes by Cat-Iron:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZTO9gwhG_Y&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZTO9gwhG_Y&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xIGuoXetDk&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xIGuoXetDk&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

John Lee Ziegler - Pretty Shoes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZTcmZAPZgk&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZTcmZAPZgk&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 17, 2014, 07:05:44 AM
Hi all

Alvin Youngblood Hart played a concert in Tampere, Finland, yesterday. Wish I could have been there! Here are some highlights:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drhjM9FR874&list=UUbCQcqhpkrQIe6RCAYrHxVw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drhjM9FR874#ws)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC_cYysQ5Mo&list=UUbCQcqhpkrQIe6RCAYrHxVw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC_cYysQ5Mo#ws)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXaNTbdkZIQ&list=UUbCQcqhpkrQIe6RCAYrHxVw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXaNTbdkZIQ#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 19, 2014, 03:54:37 AM
Blues Maker (1969 Documentary About Mississippi Fred McDowell)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBJ3E1d58CU (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBJ3E1d58CU#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 19, 2014, 07:51:12 AM
Thanks Pan. Great video. How come videos aren't embedding any more on WC?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on April 19, 2014, 09:48:09 AM
Uncle Bud explained it's the addition of the 's' in the https in the link. Remove it & the video will embed.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on April 19, 2014, 10:42:52 AM
Aha! Sssso Ssssimple!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on April 19, 2014, 10:58:42 AM
Yes, I don't know if it's something that we can update or fix yet. Strangely, it doesn't seem to affect the display when viewing the forum using Tapatalk. All the videos Pan posted, for instance, are embedded properly there. Further exploration required. But in the meantime, if people could just delete the 's' in https, that will do it. Or you can copy and paste the code from youtube for embedding the video by clicking Share on the youtube page, as that seems to work as well.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 19, 2014, 12:34:10 PM
Uncle Bud explained it's the addition of the 's' in the https in the link. Remove it & the video will embed.

Hey! That worked! Thanks guys! :)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 22, 2014, 06:04:12 AM
Hi all

To my great pleasure, I found that some great Larry Johnson videos have been added to YouTube lately. Here's a selection of the latest ones.

Larry Johnson - Catfish Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hrcXMq-9M0#)

Larry Johnson - So Sweet (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMjmhjYaRlE#)

LARRY JOHNSON TROUBLES_JUST_BEGUN (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMGKs4Iv3hU#)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJNNHPS3RQ8&index=4&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJNNHPS3RQ8&index=4&list=FL2l894iFLagnet1pk0nWk7Q)

Larry Johnson - Whiskey Store Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjXmi1zlKIg#)

My Hoodoo Doctor-Larry Johnson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pt9C2K3rCHQ#)

Put It All in There-Larry Johnson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SV3OfGPMI_Q#)

Larry Johnson & John Hammond - Peace Breakin' People (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L5MlqIRrCE#)

Larry Johnson & John Hammond - Mama Less Rag (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfTiAObSha8#)

LARRY JOHNSON When things go wrong (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhwC9XgCn44#)

LARRY JOHNSON & JOHN HAMMOND - Tell me mama (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzFjoflt7ZI#ws)

Larry Johnson & John Hammond - Red River Dam Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4LSvxjtMLQ#)

Larry Johnson & John Hammond - Midnight Hour Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiG3u9gnv2s#)

Larry Johnson & Nat Riddles - I Believe (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8sq9FVg7-w#)

Nat Riddles | Evening Sun & Rock Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K31p57v06ls#)

LARRY JOHNSON THAT'S THE WRONG WOMAN 1983.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp3NuKYs0z8#)

Larry Johnson - Two Gun Green - 2002 - Late Last Night - ΜΑΧΑΛΙΩΤΗΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΗΣ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jObH8zmhAqo#)

A number of songs can be found on Spotify as well. I especially enjoed these two:

http://open.spotify.com/track/4y5TJ3yvZzyDvJQGnK9rwz (http://open.spotify.com/track/4y5TJ3yvZzyDvJQGnK9rwz)

http://open.spotify.com/track/7JpBzyiMaT8KNRMiVPeRAy (http://open.spotify.com/track/7JpBzyiMaT8KNRMiVPeRAy)

Cheers

Pan


Edited to add a link to Stefan's dicography: http://www.wirz.de/music/johnsfrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/johnsfrm.htm)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on April 22, 2014, 07:32:37 AM
Blues Maker (1969 Documentary About Mississippi Fred McDowell)

Cheers

Pan
Check out the performance of "Write me a Few of Your Lines" (and by the way NOT "...Few SHORT Lines"!!) at the end and Fred switches the slide from his ring finger to his little finger. That's a new one for me.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on April 23, 2014, 05:10:39 PM
Eddie Cusic - Leland, Mississippi (1994) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDUTSGP1XRw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 23, 2014, 05:54:29 PM
A few more Blind Connie Williams tracks on YouTube:

Blind Connie Williams, Key to the highway (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEthBqUja5o#ws)

One Thin Dime - Blind Connie Williams (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GitIYoEOqPk#ws)

Milky white way, BLIND CONNIE WILLIAMS.m4v (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBRn_8vYkQ0#)

Blind Connie Williams - He Watches Down Over Me (Accordion) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtA2Y_Dk0b4#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 23, 2014, 06:07:52 PM
Thanks for the Eddie Cusic link, JohnLee.

Here are two John Ziegler tunes:

John Ziegler - Who's Gonna Be Your Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPmMBclNKZs#)

If you ever change your mind - John Lee Zigler (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nsg-AaM50M#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 23, 2014, 06:35:16 PM
PEG LEG SAM LOUISIANA RED POOR BOY (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayTtRoCOi1M#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on April 24, 2014, 08:46:26 AM
Following up on the Connie Williams:

The Trumpeteers singing "Milky White Way" & "I John Saw The Number" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5PuWEmcios#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 29, 2014, 08:43:04 AM
Hi all

Here are some Carolina Slim videos, added lately to YouTube:

Carolina Slim, Blues stay away from me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9txoQXJjN80#ws)

Carolina Slim, Shake boogie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkIlKqy3hag#ws)

Carolina Slim, Winehead baby (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVkWyg7EiHU#ws)

Carolina Slim, Worrying blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OmAihfTGIU#ws)

Carolina Slim, Come back baby (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HoaoH3UFbg#ws)

Carolina Slim, I'll get by somehow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U7W35-ULdQ#ws)

Carolina Slim, Mama's boogie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgVzxjfFaRo#ws)

Here he sounds a lot like Lightnin' Hopkins!
Carolina Slim, Pleading blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj4u-eJZooI#ws)

Carolina Slim, Worry you off my mind (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukdT29z1s-Q#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on April 30, 2014, 06:09:07 PM
One of my graduated students, Jeremiah Lockwood, (before he hooked up with the N.Y.C. Carolina Slim) followin' in Mr.O'Muck's footsteps playin' underground....


http://youtu.be/Rp0bk7VRO7A (http://youtu.be/Rp0bk7VRO7A)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 03, 2014, 10:47:34 AM
Hi all,
Here is a video of Scott Dunbar's version of "Easy Rider".

SCOTT DUNBAR Easy rider (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmu38Iv4OPw#)

There is a discussion of his approach to playing the song, which is a different one that I've heard from other musicians, at:  http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=707.msg16218#msg16218 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=707.msg16218#msg16218)
.

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 05, 2014, 01:54:37 PM
I had Peg Leg Sam on my mind today and lookee what Youtube has:

http://youtu.be/DNxCLpdFaRs (http://youtu.be/DNxCLpdFaRs)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on May 05, 2014, 04:33:15 PM
Quote
I had Peg Leg Sam on my mind today and lookee what Youtube has

Thanks, frankie.  That was really nice.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Laura on May 06, 2014, 06:24:52 AM
(Embedding disabled, limit reached)
http://youtu.be/DNxCLpdFaRs (http://youtu.be/DNxCLpdFaRs)

This is so funny. Well worth a watch.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Laura on May 06, 2014, 06:25:40 AM
Ok, that didn't work, either :(
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on May 08, 2014, 03:25:37 PM
Mike Dowling exploring Spanish
Mike Dowling " Blues In G ." (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1X7egd8Us0#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on May 08, 2014, 04:15:47 PM
"They said drinking this stuff's a doggone sin, I'm up to my chin and going again!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd6EIqiLRlA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd6EIqiLRlA#)

John Dee is the person I most wanna meet on this planet
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jrn on May 09, 2014, 06:26:17 PM
This young lady does a nice job of Geeshie Wiley's Last Kind Word Blues.

http://youtu.be/xx-WWY_s9dw (http://youtu.be/xx-WWY_s9dw)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 11, 2014, 10:07:48 PM
Hi all,
Do any of you know anything about Sonny Chestain?  He's a new name to me.
All best,
Johnm

Sonny Chestain, Po' boy, long way from home (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4yQFPdOMks#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 12, 2014, 12:03:32 AM
Hi all,
Do any of you know anything about Sonny Chestain?  He's a new name to me.

Hi John - the same song was bugging me not so long ago:

And for the last couple months, I've not been able to get this out of my peripheral hearing:

http://youtu.be/S1QQdmsDcn8 (http://youtu.be/S1QQdmsDcn8)

briefly mentioned in this thread:

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4500.msg56111#msg56111 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4500.msg56111#msg56111)

According to Tony Russell's notes to Fort Valley Blues (Flyright-Matchbox SDM 250), that's the only thing he was ever recorded playing, at the Fort Valley Blues Festival. TR also mentions that he might be credited, incorrectly as Will Chastain, as the guitar player on Gus Gibson's 'Milk Cow Blues' from the same festival. Deep, funky playing on 'Poor Boy'...  if there has to be only one recording of him, I'm glad THIS is it!

(https://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wirz.de%2Fmusic%2Fflyright%2Fgrafik%2F2504.jpg&hash=8f96f5a1e820e099071a3fb24b2c542b)
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Post by: bnemerov on May 12, 2014, 06:05:41 AM
Hi John, Frankie,

John W. Work III, and others in later years, recorded a lot of the talent at Fort Valley at the behest of A. Lomax. Prof. Work was a contest judge as well.

 Chestain/Chastain was pretty great. It was on the way to Fort Valley that Work recorded Joe Holmes, another great unknown, in the Macon train station---that track is on the CD of Work's field recordings as well as the subject of an NPR/All Things Considered essay.

The Library of Congress' American Memory website has a large Fort Valley exhibit: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ftvhtml/ftvhome.html (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ftvhtml/ftvhome.html)
If you've a few hours to waste, it's recommended
also check out "Alabama Red" by Sidney Stripling....related to some tunes discussed on Weenie. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ftvbib:2:./temp/~ammem_w8CS:: (http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ftvbib:2:./temp/~ammem_w8CS::)
best,
bruce
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Post by: Johnm on May 12, 2014, 09:45:16 AM
Thanks very much for the information on Sonny Chestain, Frank and Bruce.  It's really exciting to be introduced to the work of such a strong musician, even if there are only one or two titles recorded by him.  One thing so cool about Chestain's rendition is that he plays variations in a very purposeful  way as he works his way through the piece.  The one from around 1:47--1:53 is a beauty.  Do you know, Bruce, if the Joe Holmes who was recorded at the Festival is the same Joe Holmes whom Gayle Dean Wardlow figured out was the person who recorded as King Solomon Hill?  That would be pretty exciting if there were some field recordings of him, in addition to his commercial recordings.

I'm not nearly familiar enough with the research and recording done by John Work and need to get much better up to speed on that.  I have to purchase and read "Lost Delta Found", which I know you were involved in the preparation and release of, Bruce.  Thanks for the link to the Ft. Valley recordings, too.

All best,
Johnm

 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on May 12, 2014, 10:50:08 AM
Two different Joe Holmeses, John.
The one recorded in Macon was originally from Florida. I shared the unpublished research with David Evans---maybe he'll find out more.
[and here's hoping certain Weenies don't get upset by more unpublished research... ;D]

John, you might want to get a copy of the CD "John Work III: Recording Black Culture" if you haven't already. The Macon blues track is on it along with some other very strong music.

best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 13, 2014, 03:09:47 AM
check out "Alabama Red" by Sidney Stripling....related to some tunes discussed on Weenie.

Great song!

back to Chestain...  Milk Cow Blues by Gus Gibson sounds a bit like Chestain, maybe, but Railroad Song by Gus Gibson (http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ftvbib:1:./temp/~ammem_FfXO::) sounds even more like Chestain to me...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: oddenda on May 13, 2014, 04:40:14 AM
Having met and photographed Gus Gibson in Fort Valley, GA in 1973 (he no longer played), I can vouch for him not being Chestain/Chastain! In fact, Gibson was mentioned as "deceased" in the college magazine that we copied. His passing was greatly exaggerated at that time! A nice and photogenic person who was a part of the relatively unique "folk" festivals held at Ft Valley State for some fifteen years. This was and is an African American educational institution. Read all about it in Bastin's book RED RIVER BLUES, or the articles we wrote for BLUES UNLIMITED back in the day.

pbl
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on May 16, 2014, 01:45:49 PM
Gus Gibson discog http://www.wirz.de/music/gibsgfrm.htm (http://www.wirz.de/music/gibsgfrm.htm)

Mr Millers' Andrew Dunham video lead me to his buddy Sylvester Cotton, who's also pretty nifty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrTPDssru6w (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrTPDssru6w)
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Post by: Johnm on May 18, 2014, 02:03:11 PM
Hi all,
It's neat to see another video by Pigmeat Pete and Catjuice Charlie up on YouTube.

Pigmeat Pete and Catjuice Charlie - Do It Right (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfAxS7-Aow0#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 19, 2014, 04:39:27 PM
Thank you for the Pigmeat Pete and Catjuice Charlie video, John!

Here's a white fiddler, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (using a pseudonym "Fiddlin' Frank Nelson") backed by black musicians John and Joe Booker on guitar. I assume they were brothers?

The first one apparently has John Booker on guitar:

Fiddlin' Frank Nelson Buck Creek Gal 1927 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR7FSUjSH34#)

And the second one Joe Booker:

Fiddlin' Frank Nelson - And the cat came back (1927) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uHFOIFks_A#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on May 20, 2014, 04:31:03 AM

Here's a white fiddler, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (using a pseudonym "Fiddlin' Frank Nelson") backed by black musicians John and Joe Booker on guitar. I assume they were brothers?



The pseudonym came from the record company, not Roberts. Both tracks were originally issued on the Gennett label as by Fiddlin' Doc Roberts, then on a variety of other labels under a variety of pseudonyms. John and Joe Booker were brothers; both were black guitarists who accompanied their elder brother Jim, a fiddler, with the Booker Orchestra during the same August 26/27, 1927 session that produced Cat Came Back and Buck Creek Girl (plus other tracks). All three brothers also recorded with Roberts in the mainly white Taylors Kentucky Boys at the same session and again on August 27, 1927. Any questions? (Marvellous how a couple of discos can turn a vague memory into a dissertation.)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 20, 2014, 05:06:52 AM

Here's a white fiddler, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (using a pseudonym "Fiddlin' Frank Nelson") backed by black musicians John and Joe Booker on guitar. I assume they were brothers?



The pseudonym came from the record company, not Roberts. Both tracks were originally issued on the Gennett label as by Fiddlin' Doc Roberts, then on a variety of other labels under a variety of pseudonyms. John and Joe Booker were brothers; both were black guitarists who accompanied their elder brother Jim, a fiddler, with the Booker Orchestra during the same August 26/27, 1927 session that produced Cat Came Back and Buck Creek Girl (plus other tracks). All three brothers also recorded with Roberts in the mainly white Taylors Kentucky Boys at the same session and again on August 27, 1927. Any questions? (Marvellous how a couple of discos can turn a vague memory into a dissertation.)

Thanks alyoung!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 20, 2014, 12:13:44 PM
Hi all,
Whoever this player was, he certainly was expert.

Unknown Singer/Guitarist - Mr. Tyree (1930s) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8xqOeaEJ-I#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on May 20, 2014, 02:44:48 PM
Hi all,
Whoever this player was, he certainly was expert.

Wow, indeed he was. I hear all kinds of influences there, but thinking Lonnie Johnson mainly.
Thanks John.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on May 20, 2014, 04:30:50 PM
Sam Chatmon & Eugene Powell live in 1979.

SAM CHATMON & EUGENE POWELL 1979 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tpv45gLcrmg#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on May 20, 2014, 05:01:55 PM
I'll second that. Thanks for the post & link, John. We've discussed Lawrence Gellert before, but other than what has been issued, who knows what other gems are contained in all he recorded? Not me.
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Post by: Prof Scratchy on May 21, 2014, 01:51:08 AM
I remember that when I first heard the Gellert recordings, I thought they were a latter day spoof. Such powerful and sophisticated guitar playing - who were these players, and how had they escaped recording fame? At the very least you'd think their names would be known. I wonder if researchers will ever identify these wonderful blues musicians?

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Post by: Stuart on May 21, 2014, 08:39:09 AM
...I wonder if researchers will ever identify these wonderful blues musicians?


I think Steve Garabedian mentioned in his article that about half have been identified. The info re: Steve's article is in Alan's post at the end of the following thread:

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2670.0 (http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2670.0)
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Post by: Prof Scratchy on May 21, 2014, 10:48:59 AM
Thanks Stuart. I wonder if that article is available?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on June 09, 2014, 01:03:32 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8FOkQvMpWc (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8FOkQvMpWc#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 10, 2014, 11:52:40 AM
Hi all,
This was just put up over at YouTube.  It is not really related to "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home", but  what a beautiful melody and singing.  I know nothing about J. Wilson.

J. Wilson- Po' Boy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQrcgS33ftc#ws)

They put me on that eastbound train
On a cold December day
And every town I passed by
You could hear those people say,

"Poor boy, poor boy, what have you done,
To be bound in iron chains?"
I've killed no man, no hangin' crime,
Got to go to pen'tentiary."

Oh boy, oh boy, remember me,
In all the days to come
Look down, look down that lonesome road
Before you travel on

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 12, 2014, 06:33:48 AM
Hi all,
I don't know about you all, but this rendition of this song hits some kind of pleasure center in my brain--I don't want the performance to stop!  I'd like a version of this song that was about the length of one side of an old LP.

Nassau String Band - Bimini Gal (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QOTXZZaB3Q#ws)

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 12, 2014, 08:17:10 AM
What a hoot! Joseph Spense has a version too I'm sure you know. Definitely EP worthy!
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Post by: Johnm on June 17, 2014, 05:28:15 PM
Wow!

Blues Birdhead - Mean Low Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0T3zRU5IQA#)

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: waxwing on June 17, 2014, 08:53:06 PM
Wow! is right, Johnm. Recorded in Tidewater Virginia in 1929 (if the YT info is to be believed). Really shows how little the extant recordings we have are representative of what was going on in many parts of the country. Thank goodness this was captured.

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 18, 2014, 05:37:34 PM
I'm glad you enjoy Blues Birdhead, John C.  Here is what I believe is the only other song recorded by him, the aptly named "Harmonica Blues".

Blues Birdhead - Harmonica Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR8vvoBIqyU#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on June 18, 2014, 07:20:28 PM
Rhythm Willie was another player is the same wheelhouse as Blues Birdhead, recorded more than a decade later:

http://youtu.be/aF3eBjBRjs0 (http://youtu.be/aF3eBjBRjs0)
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Post by: Johnm on June 18, 2014, 08:24:47 PM
Thanks so much for that, Lastfirstface, he really was sensational!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 19, 2014, 02:43:06 PM
Hi all,
I just found this wonderful version of "The Longest Train" over at YouTube, recorded at a Bellwood Prison Camp in Atlanta, Georgia for the Library of Congress and sung by Jesse Wadley, John Wadley, Will Jones and Felix Davenport.  One interesting note is that at the end of the recording the person recording them (John or Alan Lomax?) thanks the captain of their camp, "Mr. Tyree", whom I would take to be the very person addressed by one of the "unnamed" musicians in a post back a page or two in this thread.  The quartet's version of this song is phrased like a 16-bar blues, AAAB, though it is not harmonized that way.  Boy, would this be fun, (and not easy!) to work up with three like-minded singers!

Jessie Wadley, John Wadley, Will Jones & Felix Davenport - Longest Train I Ever Saw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP6GWC9N-lE#)

The long-huh-uh-est train, ah buddy that I ev-, buddy, that I ever seen, huh-uh
The long-Lord Lord-est train, ah buddy, that I ev-, buddy, that I ever seen, huh-uh
The long-, uh Lord, Lord-est train, ah buddy, that I ev', buddy that I ever have seen, huh-uh
It was 'round, 'round Joe Brown's, 'round Joe Brown's coal mine, huh-uh

The train, Lord, Lord, come by, ah buddy, 'bout half, buddy, 'bout half past nine, huh-uh
The train, Lord, Lord, come by, oh buddy, 'bout half, buddy, 'bout a half past nine, huh-uh
The train, Lord, Lord, come by, huh-uh, about half, buddy, 'bout a half past nine, huh-uh
And never, never come by, never come by again, huh-uh

The prettiest, Lord, Lord, little girl, huh-uh, oh buddy, that I ev-, buddy, that I ever did see, huh-uh
The prettiest, Lord, Lord, prettiest little girl, huh-uh, buddy, that I ever, buddy, that I ever seen,huh-uh
The prettiest, Lord, Lord, prettiest little girl, oh buddy, that I ever, buddy, that I ever did seen, huh-uh
Was 'round, 'round Joe Brown's, 'round Joe Brown's coal mine, huh-uh

Her eyes, eyes was blue, huh oh buddy, and here cheeks, buddy, and here cheeks was brown, huh-uh
Her eyes, eyes was blue, huh-uh oh buddy, buddy, and her cheeks was brown, huh-uh
Her eyes, eyes, Lord, was blue, huh oh buddy, and her cheeks, buddy, and her cheeks was brown, huh-uh
And her hair, hair hung down, honey, hung way down, huh-uh

The train, Lord, Lordy, had a wreck, huh-uh, oh buddy, at four, four-mile hill, huh-uh
The train, train, Lordy, had a wreck, huh-uh, buddy, at four, buddy, at four-mile hill, huh-uh
The train, Lord, Lordy, had a wreck, huh-uh oh buddy, at the four, buddy, at the four-mile hill, huh-uh
And killed, killed Evalin-, killed Evalina dead, huh-uh

Her head, Lord, Lordy, was found, huh-uh, oh buddy, it was found, buddy, in the drivin' wheel, huh-uh
Her head, head, Lord, was found, huh-uh, buddy, in the drive, buddy, in the drivin' wheel, huh-uh
Her head, buddy, and her head was found, huh-uh, buddy, in the drive, buddy, in the drivin' wheel, huh-uh
Her body, body, it never, body never been seen, huh-uh

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on June 19, 2014, 06:26:34 PM
Hi John - I've been wanting to do something with this ever since I first heard it. It's such a great version.

There is so much deep music in the field recordings and prison recordings made by Lomax and others. Not an area that's explored nearly enough, IMO.
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Post by: bnemerov on June 19, 2014, 06:31:06 PM
John Lomax, Johnm.
Good quartet.
best,
bruce
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Post by: Johnm on June 19, 2014, 06:32:33 PM
I couldn't agree with you more, Andrew.  As great as the great commercial recordings were, there's some quality of life and juice in the field recordings that gives them an altogether different feeling for me, and one that I find particularly appealing at this time in my life.
Edited to add:  Thanks for the clarification, Bruce, I noticed it didn't sound like Alan, though the series is credited to him.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on June 22, 2014, 06:35:36 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj8YvrlTils (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj8YvrlTils)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 27, 2014, 04:49:37 PM
Hi all

Here's a cool YouTube video of what might be Scott Dunbar, and possibly his daughter, as suggested, on a Facebook group. The film was supposedly shot by Frederick Ramsay (Ramsey?). Can anyone confirm to the authenticity of this film? I have sneaking suspicion that the audio and video might come from different sources.

FreeSwingDanceLessons.com :: Cool old blues clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBkkKiT2rmc#)

Cheers

Pan

Edited to add my suspicions on the authenticity of the video,
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Post by: uncle bud on June 27, 2014, 08:07:19 PM
Cool find!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 28, 2014, 04:00:19 AM
Cool find!

Thanks Uncle Bud.
I wish someone could confirm that the guitar player on the film really is Dunbar, though. As I've watched the video again and again, I suspect that the audio might come from a different source, and that it might have been added to the film later on. I'll edit my post accordingly and keep you updated, if I find out anything more.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on June 28, 2014, 04:34:03 AM
Thanks Uncle Bud.
I wish someone could confirm that the guitar player on the film really is Dunbar, though. As I've watched the video again and again, I suspect that the audio might come from a different source, and that it might have been added to the film later on. I'll edit my post accordingly and keep you updated, if I find out anything more.
Cheers
Pan
For what it's worth pages 52-62 (Good Times) of Been Here and Gone by Fred Ramsay (Cassell, 1960) there are "stills" of this event which took place at Horace Sprott's front porch. I'm guessing it's Sprott, but couldn't swear to it. Several photos of the dancer including one of her and guitarist (Sprott?) next to those steps of the shack (p.60).

The book was republished and expanded not that long ago so you may be able to google a view.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 05:01:28 AM
For what it's worth pages 52-62 (Good Times) of Been Here and Gone by Fred Ramsay (Cassell, 1960) there are "stills" of this event which took place at Horace Sprott's front porch. I'm guessing it's Sprott, but couldn't swear to it. Several photos of the dancer including one of her and guitarist (Sprott?) next to those steps of the shack (p.60).

I was just looking at that book and came to the same conclusion, Bunker Hill...  the picture is taken from at what Ramsey describes as Sprott's back porch, after the music and dancing is starting to break up in the late afternoon. The guitarist is identified as Ramsey identifies the guitarist as Philip Ramsey, Sr. and the dancer goes unnamed, although she appears in a couple of pictures dancing with Philip Ramsey, Jr.

The pics from Scott Dunbar's house are very different and while the music in the video is definitely Dunbar's, the film footage is not.

Still an amazing find, and it would definitely seem that the film footage was at least shot as part of the the same trip, if not shot by Frederic Ramsey himself. That clip has been on youtube since 2010...  and seems to be part of a documentary of some kind?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on June 28, 2014, 05:07:27 AM
Did anyone else think the snippet of narrator voice-over at the end of the clip sounds familiar?
Studs Terkel?
best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 05:07:45 AM
another pic
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 05:16:40 AM
and another...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 05:19:54 AM
and anudder...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 28, 2014, 05:31:29 AM
Thanks, Bunker Hill and Frankie!

Great pictures too, Frankie.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 05:36:12 AM
Did anyone else think the snippet of narrator voice-over at the end of the clip sounds familiar?
Studs Terkel?

Not sure, but a number of years ago, someone had posted some videos of Butch Cage and Willie Thomas at the Newport Folk Festival, with a voiceover at the beginning of 44 blues that I swear was done by the same person. The videos were removed pretty quickly...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 28, 2014, 07:50:49 AM
I think the dancing footage may have been an outtake from this film which begins with a short snippet of Scott Dunbar. Interesting film, same narrator, though not much else of direct blues interest:
http://www.teachrock.org/resources/video/abc-news-anatomy-of-pop-1966/ (http://www.teachrock.org/resources/video/abc-news-anatomy-of-pop-1966/)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 28, 2014, 09:32:04 AM
now THAT was Scott Dunbar!!!!!!!! Sakes alive!!! Where is the rest of THAT?!?!?!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on June 28, 2014, 10:10:20 AM
Hi Prof.
I'd say that the Dunbar footage preexisted and was licensed from Fred R.---he gets a credit at the end of the ABC piece (I hope he got paid as well).
But the dancing footage, (also shot by Ramsay?) has a different voice over at the end....I'm almost certain it's the distinctive cadence of Studs Terkel. There are some nice recordings of him interviewing Big Bill for comparison.
So, to rephrase Frankie's question: Assuming we've got two different documentaries, where is the one narrated by Studs (and with Cage and Thomas as well?). It should be more focused and down-home than the one by ABC News.
best,
bruce

P.S. Don't get me wrong, Prof. Plenty of great stuff in the ABC doc (I don't know how you found it)....James Jamerson, the greatest of the bassists, is shown in the Motown footage; Blind Pig Robbins on piano in the Nashville studio scene and Tony Bennett singing anything! Thanks
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 28, 2014, 03:07:56 PM
Yes Bruce, the Scott Dunbar footage is undoubtedly from Fred R. Announcer could be Studs, but I wouldn't be 100%. sure....sounds a bit like the March of Time guy to me...but then I do keep a hearing aid in the kitchen drawer!

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on June 28, 2014, 06:37:13 PM
Did anyone else think the snippet of narrator voice-over at the end of the clip sounds familiar?
Studs Terkel?
best,
bruce

It does sound familiar but I don't think it sounds like Studs after comparing with the Broonzy interviews. This narrator has a bit deeper voice.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on June 28, 2014, 07:50:45 PM
Hi Unca Bud,
I expect you're right--just something in the speech pattern and the Chicago accent rather than the tone of voice that reminded me of Studs.
But wouldn't a collaboration between Ramsay and Terkel produce a close-to-the-bone documentary?
best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 02, 2014, 02:46:22 AM
This is a good one, if you haven't come across it yet. Any ideas on the identity of the performer?
http://youtu.be/JZ-DGo8Ul-s (http://youtu.be/JZ-DGo8Ul-s)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 02, 2014, 02:48:14 AM
And another:
http://youtu.be/DPbN2rsvRUM (http://youtu.be/DPbN2rsvRUM)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 02, 2014, 02:50:40 AM
http://youtu.be/Ne12cSGTByY (http://youtu.be/Ne12cSGTByY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 02, 2014, 02:56:52 AM
http://youtu.be/ot-2bNGozlQ (http://youtu.be/ot-2bNGozlQ)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on July 02, 2014, 05:23:46 AM
This is a good one, if you haven't come across it yet. Any ideas on the identity of the performer?
Not a clue. This and the other Gellert YTs first appeared on Bruce Bastin's Heritage LP in 1984.

Note writer Bruce Harrah-Conforth has a couple of paragraphs about Boogie Lovin' thus:

The remaining pieces all hail from Atlanta, Georgia and date from 1928 through
1932. Boogie Lovin' is the first of 8 pieces apparently played by the same guitarist.
Gellert frequently travelled throughout the South with members of his
informant network and it is not impossible that this guitarist may have travelled
with him. Clearly there are different vocalists of varying quality on several of the
pieces and at one point (following the 4th instrumental verse of Boogie Lovin')
someone, probably the guitarist, can be heard to give the vocalist a cue to come
in with the next verse of the song as he asks him to "sing it for me".

Very much in the Lonnie Johnson vein, this guitarist seems to be trying to
translate jazz ensemble chording to the guitar. His ability to do so is limited, and
he plays the same basic accompaniment on all the songs, regardless of lyric
structure. He also seems to be quite fond of using a boogie-woogie bass pattern
for a break. We hear it for the first time in the 3rd instrumental verse of Boogie
Lovin'
, again in the traditional 30 Days in Jail, Prison Bound Blues and finally in
Shootin' Craps and Gamblin'.

See pages 673-4 in B&GR4 for a complete list of Gellert's Negro Songs of Protest recordings

Over to you......
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on July 08, 2014, 07:04:42 AM
Hi all

Here's some footage of Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry doing a field recording for the Library of Congress, in 1945.

Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry Sing "Red River Blues" ca. 1945 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onkdg3gcwU#)

Here's a Woody Guthrie clip from the same film:

Woody Guthrie - 1945 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5NJKx8ObDY#)

And here you can watch the entire 20 min. film:

https://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.47097 (https://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.47097)

Cheers

Pan

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: nobocaster on July 08, 2014, 01:35:31 PM
 

Here's some footage of Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry doing a field recording for the Library of Congress, in 1945.

Cool clip.  Does anyone know the story on Brownie's guitar in that clip?  It looks like a 30's J-35, but the bridge is rounded and maybe longer, and the fingerboard looks extended over the soundhole.  I came up with nothing on an internet search other than one person with the same observation I just made.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on July 09, 2014, 07:55:02 AM
Nobocaster, I was just thinking about the same thing. Maybe its just an old J-35 with some strange work done to it, but the "peninsula" extension on the fingerboard is a particularly odd feature. Both the postion-markerless fingerboard and the bridge have a classical guitar look to them, and the neck meets the body at the 13th and a 1/2 fret (?). Weird.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 25, 2014, 08:35:10 PM
Hi all,
Here you go:

Lint Head Stomp - Phebel Wright (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ulbb4S3ANM#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 26, 2014, 03:47:14 AM
Excellent track, John. Thanks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 26, 2014, 08:11:18 AM
Hi all,
This is the same duo credited with a really nice version of "Stackerlee".  Man, they tear this one up, and what great back-up guitar playing, too.

Blind Pete and Partner - Black Bayou Ain't Got No Bottom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZFm7lELQMs#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on July 28, 2014, 03:57:16 AM
A 1 hour document with Robert Lockwood Jr.

ROBERT JR LOCKWOOD: REAL BLUES SPIRITS 1994 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY1LkD18rRE#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on August 06, 2014, 07:51:14 AM
I find this performance of Libba Cotten's "Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie" strangely charming. It starts about a minute into the video.

MV & EE - Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie - Shaker Steps (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vz5Xp_YoUk4#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 06, 2014, 10:09:49 AM
Hi all,
How is this possible?  Incidentally, I saw the young English musician Abie Budgin do a tremendous job on this tune last summer at Euro BluesWeek, and she rocked out!

Snooks Eaglin - Looking for a Woman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOYx2gyCUCc#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on August 06, 2014, 11:42:42 AM
How is this possible? 

IIRC, it was 1959, John. Things were different back then. And there's always a little something we refer to as "talent." ;)

I have the album, but thanks for the post. Listening to Snooks is always a treat.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 08, 2014, 06:03:14 AM
Buddy Moss - Four Songs From 1963 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VVUkYrCzVM#)

Cheers

Pan

Edited to correct: this is NOT George Mitchell's YouTube channel!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 08, 2014, 06:27:00 AM
Hi all,
Dock Reed did some recording with Vera Hall.  Here is his version of "Down On Me".

Dock Reed- Down On Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj98h0uBN0w#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on August 08, 2014, 03:58:52 PM
Hi all

Luckily for us, George Mitchell has apparently started a YouTube channel! A quote from George Mitchell's facebook page, shared in public:

Quote
For my blues facebook friends, and others who are interested, I have decided to start posting some of my field recordings from 1962 to 1984. All are available on Amazon. Here are four songs by the great Atlanta bluesman, and one of the greatest blues guitarists from anywhere ?ever?Buddy Moss. I recorded them in my family's living room when I was 19 years old. Buddy could play as well as he could back when he was making records (78 rpm)

And here's the video, by "some dude named George Mitchelle".  :)

Buddy Moss - Four Songs From 1963 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VVUkYrCzVM#)

Cheers

Pan

George Mitchell mentioned my video.... Neat! he is some cool dude.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 08, 2014, 04:49:55 PM
Hi all

Luckily for us, George Mitchell has apparently started a YouTube channel! A quote from George Mitchell's facebook page, shared in public:

Quote
For my blues facebook friends, and others who are interested, I have decided to start posting some of my field recordings from 1962 to 1984. All are available on Amazon. Here are four songs by the great Atlanta bluesman, and one of the greatest blues guitarists from anywhere ?ever?Buddy Moss. I recorded them in my family's living room when I was 19 years old. Buddy could play as well as he could back when he was making records (78 rpm)

And here's the video, by "some dude named George Mitchelle".  :)

Buddy Moss - Four Songs From 1963 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VVUkYrCzVM#)

Pan

George Mitchell mentioned my video.... Neat! he is some cool dude.

So I misunderstood! :(

Thanks for the correction!

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 12, 2014, 02:47:28 PM
The Sneaky Freaky String Band comprised of Eric Thompson, Suzy Thompson, Meredith Axelrod and Craig Ventresco perform the "Yum Yum Blues".

Yum Yum Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8WYcNwBhhw#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 14, 2014, 07:39:53 AM
Only snippets of Tony Blues Lewis available on you tube, but on the basis of this clip I just bought the album "Danceland Records the 50th anniversary collection":
http://youtu.be/TJNhJjMV3nY (http://youtu.be/TJNhJjMV3nY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 19, 2014, 09:02:49 AM
Autistic Boy playing Robert Johnson the way some people (but not me) feel that Charlie Patton played

http://youtu.be/zYlHY4l7VN8 (http://youtu.be/zYlHY4l7VN8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lyndvs on August 21, 2014, 01:24:57 AM
I like that little fella.Some of the licks he he hits sound like Ramblin`Thomas to me.
Heart Warmin`.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 21, 2014, 10:30:41 AM
Hi all,
Here's a great one from Jesse Thomas.

Jesse Thomas - Same Old Stuff (1948) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRVeigiDJas#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 23, 2014, 11:13:10 PM
Hi all,
Here is Ozella Jones doing "Prisoner Blues".

Ozella Jones- Prisoner Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65MBjAkmmGw#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on August 26, 2014, 01:33:26 PM
Hi all

Lastfirstface posted a great Rhythm Willie harmonica track a few pages back. Here's another one:

Rhythm Willie & his Gang New Block and Tackle Blues (1940) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF3eBjBRjs0#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 27, 2014, 06:34:49 PM
Hi all,
I never heard this one before, and it sure is a treat!  I love the harmony singing.  I think it is Walter Roland and Sonny Scott. 

Jolly Two - Come on Down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuUCrli0Gfg#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on August 27, 2014, 09:06:52 PM
Fabulous treat!  Beats the heck out of Pharrell Williams' "Happy".  In my opinion of course.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 28, 2014, 01:26:02 AM
Wonderful find!

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on August 28, 2014, 12:27:19 PM
What a great track. I'd only really heard Walter Roland's boogie woogie piano stuff.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on August 29, 2014, 02:23:18 AM
Just confirming ... The Jolly Two -- Walter Roland and Sonny Scott, vcl & gtrs. Recorded July 20, 1933. Reissued on Document DOCD-5144, Walter Roland, Vol 1.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on August 30, 2014, 06:07:32 AM
Perhaps a stretch for Country Blues related but...
http://youtu.be/jJQ6XPfV0pw (http://youtu.be/jJQ6XPfV0pw)
Lewisohn Stadium on the Harlem Campus of City College was a famous venue for, concerts often groundbreaking like this one, and often geared towards a left wing audience. The Concerts were either free or very inexpensive.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on August 30, 2014, 06:39:12 AM
The Walter Roland was very Memophis Minnie-like I feel.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on August 31, 2014, 02:44:19 AM
http://youtu.be/EY5AAGtjZ1A (http://youtu.be/EY5AAGtjZ1A)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on August 31, 2014, 05:38:11 PM
Boy, that one is a winner, Prof.!  What a great signature lick!  I don't know this guy at all.  Do you know where he's from?  Sounds like it might be New Orleans.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 01, 2014, 02:19:35 AM
Apparently he was a street singer in LA, John. Don't know where he hailed from originally. One for Bunker Hill, I think!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 01, 2014, 02:21:14 AM
http://youtu.be/gF41QOhsNFo (http://youtu.be/gF41QOhsNFo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 08, 2014, 08:08:48 AM
http://youtu.be/yKLujrI_vws (http://youtu.be/yKLujrI_vws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 08, 2014, 10:41:52 AM
http://youtu.be/Z_dd07fWZ0Y (http://youtu.be/Z_dd07fWZ0Y)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 08, 2014, 11:16:32 AM
You're finding some real winners, Prof!  That Luther Stoneham track is really nice, never heard of him before, and Willie Lane was great, too.  Thanks for these.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on September 15, 2014, 11:31:32 PM
Sam & Kirk McGee: Victory rag (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqPziZ5Zt10)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on September 17, 2014, 02:46:15 AM
That should be Victory Rag. It's also done as an autoharp showpiece, initially by Maybelle Carter, then popularised by Mike Seeger with the NLCR.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on September 17, 2014, 04:24:01 AM
^Thanks for info, y added.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 18, 2014, 12:52:39 PM
Hi all,
Here's a neat one from Riley Puckett.

Riley Puckett Fuzzy Rag (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulALiHO9VPc#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on September 19, 2014, 04:30:07 AM
That should be Victory Rag. It's also done as an autoharp showpiece, initially by Maybelle Carter, then popularised by Mike Seeger with the NLCR.

Maybelle Carter recorded first time the song 1964 to Pickin' and singin' lp. Acording to discogs discography of Maybelle the name of the song was Victory rag although Maybelle seems to call the song Victor rag on Maybelle's and Ike Everly's version of the song on Johnny Cash show (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DoxwrSHKr0). In Mudcat was info that Maybelle learned the song somewhere on the road from unknown guitarist and named the song after RCA Victor company.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on September 20, 2014, 05:01:11 AM
To my ear, she's saying "I call it Vic'try Rag" on the Ike Everly clip. One of the last pieces published by the black ragtime composer James Scott, in 1921 or 1922, was "Victory Rag"; it's a lot different to the Maybelle piece, but maybe it was the genesis (although it's hard to see it). I found a website that says in 1963 Maybelle Carter told the New Lost City Ramblers she learned it from a guitar player at an Old Dominion Barn Dance in Richmond, Virginia in the early 1950s. It's also been done by Sam McGee and Doc Watson. They both also call it Victory Rag, and I'd very much doubt it was ever called "Victor Rag".
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on September 28, 2014, 07:47:18 AM
Rural Blues 2 -- track 8 of 12 -- Tom Turner -- Gonna Bring Her Right Back Home (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIFyypf9W1Y#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 05, 2014, 12:17:32 PM
Hi all,
I just found this video of a field recording.  This song remind you of anything?

James Sneed, J.F. Duffey, And Alvin Sanders - Southern Rag (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe9lzMgbpHA#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 08, 2014, 04:00:34 AM
Don't know if we've had this one before. Lane Hardin on guitar? Leroy Simpson on vocals.
http://youtu.be/a6OrC7gIGFc (http://youtu.be/a6OrC7gIGFc)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 09, 2014, 10:29:25 AM
That sure does sound like Lane Hardin, Prof.  Was it recorded in Los Angeles?
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 09, 2014, 10:30:43 AM
Hi all,
I don't know who was playing banjo with Sid Hemphill here, but timing doesn't get much more funky than his is here--whew!

Sid Hemphill - Soon In The Mornin' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEzyQ1Hds_o#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on October 09, 2014, 12:05:23 PM
Lucius Smith..

here as a much older man...

http://youtu.be/AxOOmEtfkqM (http://youtu.be/AxOOmEtfkqM)

http://youtu.be/PiZ1w-Zf9X8 (http://youtu.be/PiZ1w-Zf9X8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on October 15, 2014, 08:24:04 AM
Cecil Barfield doing a piece he calls Georgia Blues. I did a quick search of the website, and I don't think this one has been posted yet, let me know if it has.

Cecil Barfield - Georgia Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyJTxcZlEKw#ws)

Some spoken wisdom at the end of the song. I'm assuming that's George Mitchell doing the interviewing, but I really don't know.

Great stuff!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JohnLeePimp on October 16, 2014, 06:14:23 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFWqqP7ew58 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFWqqP7ew58#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 23, 2014, 08:33:50 AM
http://youtu.be/KTbgMMoQNdI (http://youtu.be/KTbgMMoQNdI)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 23, 2014, 08:36:25 AM
http://youtu.be/DLd6QboNmV4 (http://youtu.be/DLd6QboNmV4)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 25, 2014, 01:20:41 PM



Ham Fatchet Blues - Buddy Burton - 1928 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjGRvGLIqBU#)

Are you getting the idea?

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on October 28, 2014, 01:49:53 PM
Quote
Are you getting the idea?

A special case of failures of imagination.

That whole ham looked really good though...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on October 28, 2014, 01:50:51 PM
James Son Thomas In Concert - Delta Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEBEtuJJoSA#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 28, 2014, 02:09:07 PM
You make a pretty good ham fatchet point, John D.  They had a lot of ham fatchet nerve putting out that ham fatchet record.
All ham fatchet best,
John ham fatchet m
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on October 28, 2014, 04:05:15 PM
Aversion therapy for the ham fatchet addicted?

Why just do it when you can overdo it?

There's got to be more to this song than meets the ear. Where is Paul Harvey to tell us "the rest of the story" when we really need him??!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 29, 2014, 05:41:44 PM
Stuart, in this instance, I would venture to say that "Ham Fatchet Blues" is every bit as stupid as it appears to be.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 29, 2014, 05:43:42 PM
Hi all,
Oh man, do I love this one.  Much my favorite version of this song, and so much more interesting and tougher than the normal VI-II-V I raggy versions.  Thanks, Fiddlin' John!

Fiddlin' John Carson-Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V250ZOCnuFs#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on October 29, 2014, 08:41:09 PM
Stuart, in this instance, I would venture to say that "Ham Fatchet Blues" is every bit as stupid as it appears to be.
All best,
Johnm

Yes, but why?  -And why was it recorded, how many copies were sold, and who bought them? (Yeah, I know--idiot questions about an idiot song :P) It takes all kinds.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on October 29, 2014, 09:03:27 PM
It seems to be a satirical comment on the use of expletives, particularly f***ing or mother f***ing, as intensifiers, which populates some peoples speech as much as ham fatchet does this song. "Mamlish" is another word that seems to be an intensifier, as mamlish blues are obviously much worse than any plain ol' blues, but what the heck does "mamlish" mean? But then, mamlish sounds a lot cooler then ham fatchet, and is generally used a little more sparingly.

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on October 29, 2014, 09:20:17 PM
Wax:

It struck me as possibly a satirical take and/or parody on the overuse of "ham fatchet" in the form of a novelty song. But what do I know?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 17, 2014, 07:53:06 AM
http://youtu.be/L9znqVWFZl8 (http://youtu.be/L9znqVWFZl8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on November 17, 2014, 03:22:11 PM
Cairo Blues, Henry Townsend. I didn't know there was film of Henry. Maybe now I can learn it right!
http://youtu.be/rbk2QiQtTjg (http://youtu.be/rbk2QiQtTjg)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bed Bug Bill on November 18, 2014, 02:21:48 PM
Great...thanks for posting....didn't know about this.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 18, 2014, 02:26:55 PM
Wow, that "Frisco Blues" is terrific, Prof.  Thanks for posting that!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 18, 2014, 03:12:51 PM
Thought you might like that one!

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 18, 2014, 07:07:22 PM
Hi all,
Here is one for any lovers of blues piano--Goldrush doing "All My Money Is Gone".  Boy, did he have the whole package!  Great singer, great lyrics, fine playing and such beautiful s-l-o-w-n-e-s-s.  If you don't have that, you can't buy it!

Goldrush- All My Money Is Gone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx8eUafBlqA#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 26, 2014, 04:12:16 AM
Fine singing:
http://youtu.be/qV3bAN0QZ94 (http://youtu.be/qV3bAN0QZ94)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 26, 2014, 04:14:57 AM
http://youtu.be/W9ufrqvggRs (http://youtu.be/W9ufrqvggRs)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 28, 2014, 03:51:04 AM
http://youtu.be/Op2V5laBVX4 (http://youtu.be/Op2V5laBVX4)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on November 28, 2014, 09:40:43 PM
Thomasina Winslow "Moon Going Down"


Thomasina Winslow "Moon Going Down" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJdL7605xtY#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on November 30, 2014, 08:35:54 AM
Pernell Charity - Blind Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0cX46XkTvw#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 03, 2014, 02:17:58 PM
Hi all,
A great one from Jaydee Short.

J.D. Short - Train, bring my baby back (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jY-lEeMChM#)


All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on December 05, 2014, 11:38:41 AM
http://youtu.be/7lCOML9r8DI (http://youtu.be/7lCOML9r8DI)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on December 07, 2014, 02:20:01 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhAfK9SE5rQ&list=PLyn_thCb1Z-IcwBHtChFPrUYIuciTfK6t#t=71 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhAfK9SE5rQ&list=PLyn_thCb1Z-IcwBHtChFPrUYIuciTfK6t#t=71)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on December 07, 2014, 05:45:50 PM
http://youtu.be/Ai4qttAO420 (http://youtu.be/Ai4qttAO420)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on December 20, 2014, 01:17:08 PM
Pony Blues - Ian Siegal

Ian Siegal plays Pony Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFaVV2tXsjA#ws)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 20, 2014, 02:12:08 PM
Hi Harry,
If you delete the "s" from the url before copying it, it will transfer with the visuals.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 21, 2014, 11:26:51 AM
Sister Rosetta Tharp
French TV show 1964 with Ransom Knowling on bass
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPPzYfMkXZw#t=54 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPPzYfMkXZw#t=54)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 21, 2014, 11:32:35 AM
More from this show (footage was lost for a long time)
Sonny and Brownie in good form and excellent backing by Ransom Knowling and Otis Spann (find solo at the end)
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee w Otis Spann - Walk On (Live France 1964) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH57xv303H8#)

Muddy Waters with Otis Spann, Ransom Knowling and Willie Smith
Country Boy
Muddy Waters w Otis Spann - Country Boy (Live France 1964) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8ICf_jt-0M#)


Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 21, 2014, 11:42:42 AM
Johnny Shines in France 1973
His guitar is often underrecorded but this time it sounds great
Sweet Home Chicago, Kindhearted Woman and Crossroads
Johnny Shines - Sweet Home Chicago; Kindhearted Woman; Crossroads (Live 1973 France) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdbRx8ehtGo#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 22, 2014, 02:34:09 PM
Thanks for posting these, Daddy S!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 22, 2014, 02:58:33 PM
Thanks for posting these, Daddy S!

What the prof said!

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on December 22, 2014, 03:38:50 PM
More Johnny Shines.  I'm not sure if this has been posted yet.
Home video footage from Johnny shines' visit of Vienna in 1975
This time he's playing with a thumbpick, which I've never seen use before.

These are the notes by Kurt Hriczucsah in the videodescription
At my home in Vienna, February 1975. Filmed on super 8 on 3-minute-reels with an Eumig camera without sound. "Synchronised" later from acetates (to regulate the speed on a Lenco L75 turntable). Doesn't work all the time - but it took a long time (and tons of cigarettes and a lot of drinks) to fix it this way. Unfortunately also the camera made a lot of noise... I had to fill the time between the 3-minute-clips with footage I took at the train station when Johnny left Salzburg and later near the river Danube in Vienna (no, it is not the delta). For a short time there can be seen a bridge on screen. This was the old "Reichsbruecke", which broke down the next morning.
Finally I have to thank Mr. Johnny Shines, one of the finest persons I ever met in my life, with whom I spent a wonderful week during and between his concerts in Austria (3 concerts at Jazzland Vienna, one each in Linz and Salzburg). Thank you, Johnny, I will never forget this week.
And: No, he gave me no new photo of R.J. ... but it seemed, like he was happy that I didn't ask about...

Johnny Shines - Vienna, February 1975 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OimUc6kp8l8#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 24, 2014, 06:29:47 AM
 :)

Joseph Spence : Santa Claus is Coming to Town (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_jRAJZ9_y0#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on December 30, 2014, 11:46:19 AM
Rainer Brunn & Willie Salomon - Special Agent (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbbk-OCUacA#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 06, 2015, 05:52:02 PM
Hi all.

Here's a blind white musician called Lester MacFarland doing a very nice blues tune. Apparently he was a duo partner with a Robert Gardner, and they recorded as "Mac and Bob". I've never heard of them before.

Lester McFarland - "Chattanoga Blues" Pressed on Vocalion! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmOLRlEOsFo#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 07, 2015, 03:13:03 AM
Well ain't that interesting. When I heard it, I immediately thought, "He's knocked off Clarence Greene's Johnson City" -- the one John M's done a tutor on. Wrong. Lester McFarland made his recording on December 10, 1926; Greene made his on October 25, 1928  -- using the same guitar intro and patterns (although more proficiently) as McFarland. So it's Greene who is the knocker-off, McFarland who's been knocked off. In between, there's the Allen Brothers, who made their Chattanooga Blues on November 4, 1927. But Lester is first on record  ... although only among the white folks. Because around July 1923, blues singer Ida Cox made Chattanooga Blues for Paramount -- and it's very much the same song; in the case of McFarland and Greene, so much so that they sing about looking for their "sweet daddy", just as Ida Cox did. The Allens did change the gender references, and also other parts of the song; their version doesn't follow Cox's as closely as the other two.

Robert A. Gardner and Lester McFarland (Bob and Mac) made more than 260 recordings between 1926 and 1940 (and a few more after World War II; the were active in music until 1950). They leaned very heavily towards the sentimental side of old-timey country -- typical titles included The Blind Girl, The Two Orphans, The Baggage Coach Ahead, The Dying Girl's Message ... you get the idea. Both men were from Kentucky and both were blind; they met at a blind school in Louisville, Ky. The usual lineup was Gardner, lead vcl and guitar, McFarland, tnr vcl and mandolin. But McFarland was a gifted musician who could play piano, harmonica, mandolin, guitar, cornet and trombone (he taught Gardner to play) and in a couple of sessions he picked up guitar and played obviously blues-influenced titles -- only a few, but as well as Chattanooga Blues, he made St Louis Blues, Joe Turner's Blues and Casey's Whistle.

Any questions? The test will be next week. But seriously, thanks, Pan, for the opportunity to hear this -- I've got a few Bob & Mac tracks lying around, but I hadn't heard this one.

 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 07, 2015, 07:10:17 AM
Yes, Pan, thanks for finding and posting that one, and thanks, Al, for the additional background.  Two additional things are interesting about the track--McFarland plays the song out of E position, capoed up, but Clarence Greene, despite having tracked McFarland's version in many regards, played his "Johnson City Blues" out of A position.  Instrumentally, I think Greene's version shows more Lemon Jefferson influence, especially in his bass runs, and that's all to the good, as far as I'm concerned.  The other thing is that I've always found Clarence Greene's verse which opens "Down in Nicaraugua" baffling--why Nicaragua, all of a sudden?  Come to find out that McFarland sang  "Down in Chickamauga" (pronounced Chickamaugie), citing a place much closer to home and the site of a major battle in the American Civil War.  Impossible to know if Greene mis-heard it or just wanted to introduce something more exotic, like Willie Blackwell singing about the Pyrenees Mountains.  There's always something to learn with this music, whew!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 07, 2015, 08:32:22 AM
Thank you very much Al, for the additional information, and to you John for the musical and lyrical analysis. Much appreciated!

I tried to find other blues related stuff by MacFarland & Gardner, but the tunes Al mentioned apparently aren't on YouTube or Spotify. After hearing their more old-time country oriented vocal harmonies stuff I was even more astonished with this beautiful blues performance, seemingly coming out of the blue! :)

Clarence Greene's "Johnson City Blues" couldn't be found either, but here's Peter Keane's version.

Johnson City Blues (Clarence Greene) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkbQM1ERnHY#ws)

And here are the Allen Brothers, as mentioned by Al:

The Allen Brothers- Chattanooga Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gnqiBPAN4g#ws)

Finally, for those who have access to Spotify, here's Ida Cox's original (?) version:

https://play.spotify.com/track/6sRlNQYCUquh1YznRFwt5M (https://play.spotify.com/track/6sRlNQYCUquh1YznRFwt5M)

Cheers

Pan



Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on January 07, 2015, 12:21:05 PM
Quote
I've always found Clarence Greene's verse which opens "Down in Nicaraugua" baffling--why Nicaragua, all of a sudden?

Nicaragua was in the news in the late 1920s.  U.S. Marines were occupying the country and fighting a war against guerrilla insurgents trying to topple the Nicaraguan government.  The Marines finally left in 1933.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 08, 2015, 09:59:12 AM

[/urlhttp://youtu.be/jIFyypf9W1Y] (http://youtu.be/dELa3LfvN4U)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 08, 2015, 10:01:34 AM
http://youtu.be/jIFyypf9W1Y (http://youtu.be/jIFyypf9W1Y)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 11, 2015, 10:35:44 AM
Hi all,
The song is credited to Arthur Stitt--I don't know who his fellow singers are:

Arthur Stitt - All Night Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7xBCkRXECk#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 16, 2015, 09:04:13 AM
Another new one for me...Bo Jones. Wonder if we're related?

http://youtu.be/LLDOGPzFibU (http://youtu.be/LLDOGPzFibU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 16, 2015, 10:02:28 AM
A nice one, professor!

Here's his other recorded track

"Bo" Jones Back Door Blues (1929) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1FzZMqYwQE#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: joe paul on January 17, 2015, 11:27:20 AM
Wow, that Bo Jones. Never heard that before, that's some lowdown playing.
If only there were more than two tracks.

Gordon
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 17, 2015, 12:11:08 PM
Yes, nice find, Prof and Pan!  I'd never heard or heard of Bo Jones before.  Thanks!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on January 18, 2015, 02:19:38 AM
Yes, nice find, Prof and Pan!  I'd never heard or heard of Bo Jones before.  Thanks!
All best,
Johnm
It's been around for a while. First reissued by Johnny Parth in 1970 - Texas Country Music vol. 3 (1927-1937), next reissue, again from Parth, to be found on Texas Blues : (1928-1929) HK 4003, 1987.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 18, 2015, 12:28:13 PM
Ray Templeton (who will be known to BH) reckons Bo Jones was a vocalist, accompanied by Carl Davis, who also accompanied Texas Alexander here:
http://youtu.be/H6KwtGG4bTE (http://youtu.be/H6KwtGG4bTE)
What do you think from the aural evidence?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 18, 2015, 03:23:17 PM
I think your friend Ray Templeton's identification of the guitarist on the Bo Jones tracks  as Carl Davis is spot on, Scratchy.  Well done!  I looked to find a Texas Alexander tune in which he was accompanied by Carl Davis out of C position, as are the accompaniments on both of the Bo Jones tracks.  "Thirty Days Blues" filled the bill, and Davis plays a lot of the very same licks there as he did on the Bo Jones tracks.  In all instances, he sounds like he was flat-picking with lots of triplets all down-picked.  it's a little reminiscent of Ramblin' Thomas' playing on "Saw Mill Moan", too.  One other thing that lends credence to the idea of Bo Jones not being self-accompanied is that on "Back Door Blues", the guitarist is all set to play his final tag at the end of the next-to-last verse and Jones foxes him by starting another verse; it is not the kind of thing that would be likely to happen if Jones accompanied himself.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 19, 2015, 11:56:58 AM
Hi all,
Another query:  Doesn't this "Blue Moanin' Blues" by Memphis Mose, sound like Georgia Tom on piano and vocal and Tampa Red?  What do you think, folks?

Memphis Mose "Blue Moanin' Blues" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6ROlHjOEng#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 19, 2015, 12:44:34 PM
Yes, I'd say 99.9% certainly. What a great find, and some ace moves from Tampa Red!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on January 19, 2015, 02:49:19 PM
!00% certain here. Tampa's playing during this period, especially accompanying Tom was some of his best, far more sophisticated than later on.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on January 19, 2015, 03:05:43 PM
Gotta check out Georgia Tom's recordings. Document Records is probably the place to start.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: onewent on January 19, 2015, 03:51:47 PM
Sure sounds like Tampa Red's sweet Tricone National!  Tom
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 20, 2015, 05:13:43 AM
Look up Memphis Mose in Godrich, Dixon & Rye Blues and Gospel Records 1890-1942 and find: MEMPHIS MOSE Pseudonym on Brunswick for Georgia Tom Dorsey. Go to Dorsey's listing and find: Memphis Mose, vcl; acc own pno, Tampa Red, gtr. It's all in the Good Book.

Now... what do you reckon to Memphis Minnie as a member of Jed Davenport's band. That ain't in the Good Book, but have a listen to Dirty Dozen.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX1UeAT1Yts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX1UeAT1Yts)  (one day I'll learn how to that properly so it comes up like everyone else's. Any tips, anyone ... in real simple language?).

 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 20, 2015, 06:38:55 AM
Hi Al,
Before copying and pasting the url, delete the s from https, so it's just http at the front end.  It will embed with video then.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 20, 2015, 03:12:43 PM
Testing. Jed Davenport's Dirty Dozen, withn -- according to Paul and Beth Garon's "Woman With Guitar" -- Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joy playing guitars. Jed Davenport & his Beale Street Jug Band The Dirty Dozen (1930) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX1UeAT1Yts#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 21, 2015, 04:37:54 AM
The guitar playing on this sounds so familiar, but I just can't place it. Any ideas? Godrich & Dixon says 'unknown gtr'! Could it be Willie Reed?
http://youtu.be/Ugxx6CTb6bc (http://youtu.be/Ugxx6CTb6bc)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 21, 2015, 05:32:02 AM
The guitar playing on this sounds so familiar, but I just can't place it. Any ideas? Godrich & Dixon says 'unknown gtr'! Could it be Willie Reed?
http://youtu.be/Ugxx6CTb6bc (http://youtu.be/Ugxx6CTb6bc)

Hmm. The signature lick and rhythmic approach makes me think of Garfield Akers. I could be completely wrong about this, though.

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 21, 2015, 10:13:37 AM
Just listened to many, many Texas Alexander tracks, until I came up with this one backed by Willie Reed and Carl Davis:
http://youtu.be/yxqhFZk_WXo (http://youtu.be/yxqhFZk_WXo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 22, 2015, 02:23:33 AM
No comments on the possibility of Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joe being part of Jed Davenport's Jug Band??? Me, I think it's certainly arguable.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 22, 2015, 03:20:05 AM
This says it all, Al:http://www.jughall.org/main/nominee_view.html?ID=12
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 23, 2015, 08:56:11 AM
Nota YouTube video, but Vimeo.  Jerron ?Blind Boy? Paxton.

http://playingforchange.com/episodes/candy-man-blues-live-outside/ (http://playingforchange.com/episodes/candy-man-blues-live-outside/)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on January 25, 2015, 11:07:50 AM
Muddy... alone and with the Son Simms Four:

http://youtu.be/co52GGV1SYc (http://youtu.be/co52GGV1SYc)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 28, 2015, 05:13:18 PM
Thanks for that, Frankie!


Here's John Lee Hooker live concert in Detroit 1970 with a sympathetic backing band:

John Lee Hooker at Detroit Tube Works (1970) part 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k3ex8C4CPc#)

John Lee Hooker at Detroit Tube Works (1970) - Hobo Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY0q3x83EhE#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jpeters609 on January 29, 2015, 06:51:57 AM
Here's John Lee Hooker live concert in Detroit 1970 with a sympathetic backing band:

I'll say -- I believe those are his sons on organ and bass.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on January 30, 2015, 11:54:59 AM
Nolan (Barrel House) Welsh - Dying Pickpocket Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRxm2erB7xg#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 01, 2015, 12:33:24 PM
http://youtu.be/hyeOKfDt88Y (http://youtu.be/hyeOKfDt88Y)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 01, 2015, 12:45:25 PM
The HOOK!

I was telling a friend of mine the other day about what I think "real" blues or old-time is...  the thing about blues and old-time, when it's properly played, is that you know WELL and CERTAIN that someone has gotten or is GONNA get some.

Both are true of the Hook.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 03, 2015, 04:01:59 PM
Hi all

As discussed some years ago, Cecil Gant did a great version of the classic "Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out".

Nobody Loves You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yIQVRKDcZo#)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 04, 2015, 08:02:20 AM
Love this performance!
http://youtu.be/l8kWPBmT5z4 (http://youtu.be/l8kWPBmT5z4)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 04, 2015, 01:22:49 PM
Ooof, what a great one, Prof!  Talk about nuance, wow!  Thanks for that.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 12, 2015, 03:51:31 PM
Here's a nice one by Blind Joe Taggart. According to Dixon, Godrich & Rye it was recorded c. October 1928 with probably Joshua White on g/v. I think I'm only hearing one guitar.

Blind Joe Taggart- Scandalous And A Shame (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DfckSf26Iw#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 22, 2015, 02:14:37 PM
'Beaver Slide Rag' PEG LEG HOWELL (1927) Georgia Blues Guitar Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqTbOP8tNBc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 26, 2015, 04:34:02 AM
http://youtu.be/ttV31MDlFFM (http://youtu.be/ttV31MDlFFM)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on February 26, 2015, 10:11:23 AM
Oh yeah...

http://youtu.be/ttV31MDlFFM (http://youtu.be/ttV31MDlFFM)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 26, 2015, 01:53:20 PM
Hi all,
Here's a treat:  Hattie Hart, backed by Memphis Willie B. (Borum) and Allen Shaw.  Check out Allen Shaw's singing of the last verse. 

Hattie Hart- Coldest Stuff In Town (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsBG4XiHXiU#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 27, 2015, 02:10:50 AM
What a find! Hadn't heard that one before!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on February 27, 2015, 04:25:42 AM
Always loved that MS Blues album Prof. One of my favourite tracks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on February 27, 2015, 06:40:09 AM
What a find! Hadn't heard that one before!
Ditto. Excellent track!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 27, 2015, 06:56:24 PM
Hi all,
I hadn't realized that Henry and Vernell Townsend had recorded anything together.  A great surprise!

Henry and Vernell Townsend - Why do we love each other (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpgBOrp_O-k#)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lignite on February 27, 2015, 07:23:26 PM
John, Henry Townsend released a very fine LP in 1980 on the Nighthawk label entitled Mule. Vernell sings on two cuts of this release which I think has been reissued on CD. I remember her singing a very moving version of Goin' Down Slow with Henry in concert the year they came to Port Townsend. She had just been released from the hospital which gave her delivery of this classic extra weight and meaning.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 03, 2015, 05:18:54 AM
Following from Johnm's recent Hattie Hart post, came across this one with (I think) outstanding vocal performance:
http://youtu.be/kALzG03V9Uk (http://youtu.be/kALzG03V9Uk)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 03, 2015, 07:10:36 AM
Thanks for that, Prof!  It's always a treat to hear Allen Shaw sing.  Here is his only other title released under his own name.

Allen Shaw- I Couldn't Help It (1934) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcMKzfzFCvU#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 03, 2015, 12:37:22 PM
Excellent!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on March 08, 2015, 06:39:37 PM
Frank Fairfield - Call Me A Dog When I'm Gone

Frank Fairfield - Call Me A Dog When I'm Gone (Live on KEXP) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjbV-PXbI3c#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 08, 2015, 11:32:26 PM
Hi all,
Blind Connie Williams--gosh!

Connie Williams - One Thin Dime (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awp2CAOMxmA#ws)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 09, 2015, 07:45:58 AM
Connie Williams? When I click on this it's some electronic music. Am I missing something?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 09, 2015, 07:52:13 AM
Thanks for the catch, Prof.  Try it now.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 09, 2015, 08:54:39 AM
Ah ! That's better!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on March 11, 2015, 02:09:03 PM
Willie Salomon - Pony Blues (by Charley Patton) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t08PIjVsk0o#ws)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on March 12, 2015, 05:16:05 PM
http://youtu.be/Mv4u3-kL8TQ (http://youtu.be/Mv4u3-kL8TQ)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 13, 2015, 03:16:11 AM
Superlative, Frankie! Thanks!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 13, 2015, 08:44:22 AM
Thanks, Frank.  What a singer he was!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: andrescountryblues on March 13, 2015, 09:51:24 AM
Great! thanks Frankie!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on March 15, 2015, 01:07:43 PM
I just saw Buffy St. Marie and Andy Williams doing a duet of Fixin' to Die Blues in the documentary Greenwich Village. This cannot be unseen. I searched in vain on YouTube, so consider yourselves spared.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on March 15, 2015, 02:21:06 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Snixos3tr6g (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Snixos3tr6g#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on April 03, 2015, 03:27:59 AM
Fine version of "Trouble In Mind" in the style of Blind Connie Williams
"Trouble In Mind" - Blind Connie Williams - played by Lonesome Joseph (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_lB2IhJFvs#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on April 03, 2015, 04:01:38 AM
I love Lonesome Joseph - thanks for posting
Title: Great rendition of Diddie Wa Diddie I found on youtube
Post by: EddieD on April 06, 2015, 08:06:31 PM
I stumbled upon this video of a great version of Diddie Wa Diddie. This guy really puts a his own twist into it. Check it out if you like.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQkYuYe_yL4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQkYuYe_yL4)

ps. Thanks to who ever moved this to the proper place.  ;)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 06, 2015, 08:48:13 PM
Hi Eddie,
It was moved just because the Back Porch is for the posting of performances by Weenie members only.  No problem.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on April 12, 2015, 05:11:42 PM
John's recent puzzler got me thinking about Peetie Wheatstraw.  Back when I was hunting 78s I ran across Peetie quite a few times, but never one of his guitar pieces.  He recorded a lot of stuff, mostly on piano with various accompanists, quite a few with Charley Jordan on guitar which makes sense because he was from St. Louis.  Anyway, according to D&G this his first solo record on guitar.  It was recorded in 1932, a really tough year to make a record.  Pretty deep stuff.  It's a real shame that Peetie died young; it would have been interesting to see how he would have evolved as an artist.  Also, what's not to like about a guy whose Nom de Plume is High Sheriff from Hell?

Peetie Wheatstraw - Police Station Blues (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RbyxfFxebc#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 14, 2015, 07:50:08 AM
Hi all

Here are a couple of Jerron Paxton tunes I came by.

Jerron Paxton - Casey Jones - Juke Joint Festival 2015 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2BFQhgHFbA#ws)

Jerron 'Blind Boy' Paxton: 'Motherless Child Blues,' Live At Gigstock In The Greene Space (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v8bbThyG-U#ws)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: EddieD on April 14, 2015, 01:38:58 PM
I just found out about Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton a few days ago. He is quite the talent!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on April 15, 2015, 02:56:32 PM
Hi all

Here's 6 minutes of super 8 film (alas no sound!) footage of Mississippi John Hurt playing at his home in Grenada Mississippi. His grandchildren just can't keep still! :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVoNxYyQ624#t=48 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVoNxYyQ624#t=48)

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 15, 2015, 05:38:30 PM
I remember seeing this years and years ago - I'm pretty sure that Stefan Grossman showed it to me at the time. Unless I'm mis-remembering, I think the story was that the film was made by a graduate student and that the focus of the video was not the music of Mississippi John Hurt at all... it was a total fluke that he was captured on this film at all.

I also thought that the film was recorded not in MS, but at the home of his niece in Washington, D.C., but I could be mis-remembering that, too...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 15, 2015, 05:53:48 PM
You're right, Frank.  Stefan put that film clip at the end of my Mississippi John Hurt, Vol. 1 teaching DVD.  If I recall correctly, and I should just watch it to make sure, you could tell in at least one instance what song John Hurt was playing by watching his left hand (assuming you knew John Hurt's repertoire).
EDITED TO ADD:  I just watched the front end of the video and you can absolutely tell what tune he is playing at the beginning of the video.  Note that his right wrist is elevated--no palm muting, and you can see the same thing on the Rainbow Quest video.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on April 15, 2015, 08:40:36 PM
Sliding Delta? Great to watch, love it when the kid hands him his hat.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on April 16, 2015, 07:53:13 AM
Sliding Delta? Great to watch, love it when the kid hands him his hat.

After seeing the footage I realized I've never seen John Hurt without his hat.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 16, 2015, 07:56:34 AM
Sliding Delta? Great to watch, love it when the kid hands him his hat.

Candyman, baby!

I love watching the little girl playing air guitar on the chair...  that's what I would do!!!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on April 16, 2015, 08:07:21 AM
Bill Gaither- Georgia Woman Stomp (Carrying On Blues) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9zm0eEIttI#ws)

Who are the bluesmen in the photo? Bill Gaither on the right standing for sure.
Tampa Red in the middle standing? Possibly Jack Dupree sitting on the left?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on April 16, 2015, 08:21:43 AM
Who are the bluesmen in the photo? Bill Gaither on the right standing for sure.
Tampa Red in the middle standing? Possibly Jack Dupree sitting on the left?
Photo come from Big Bill Blues (Cassell 1955)

L to R Jazz Gillum, Bill Gaither, (Sitting) Jack Dupree, Broonzy. Dog belonged to Tampa which "drank whisky just like we did and helped us sing"
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 16, 2015, 09:05:57 AM
Dog belonged to Tampa which "drank whisky just like we did and helped us sing"

Dogs and blues are a natural combination.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on April 16, 2015, 09:13:52 AM
Dog belonged to Tampa which "drank whisky just like we did and helped us sing"

Dogs and blues are a natural combination.

Not sure what you mean Frank...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on April 16, 2015, 10:36:10 AM
Certainly nothing to be taken seriously, Harry - just a bit of nonsense...  and I do love dogs... and blues..  and if blues were a person, blues would probably love dogs, too.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: oddenda on April 29, 2015, 07:57:03 AM
It's interesting how much the voices of Gary Davis, Pearly Brown, and Willie Johnson sound alike. It must be from the street busking that they did for most of their performing careers.

pbl
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 03, 2015, 07:10:17 PM
It's interesting how much the voices of Gary Davis, Pearly Brown, and Willie Johnson sound alike. It must be from the street busking that they did for most of their performing careers.

I think the way they shaped their voices had more to do with the fact that they were singing preachers than any direct result of street singing. Lemon was a street singer, by all accounts, and sounded nothing like these three.  Preaching seems to have its own vocal aesthetic..  Al Young could probably speak to it with more intelligence and experience than I can, and there's some discussion of it in his book "Woke Me Up This Morning - Black Gospel Singers and the Gospel Life." 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on May 06, 2015, 02:02:05 AM
I think it entirely likely that street singing at least helped shape their voices. Davis, Brown and Johnson all sang in a lower register and used sheer power to blast through. That can have a long-term effect on the vocal cords. Lemon Jefferson was a high tenor, so his street technique was probably to cut through the street noise, rather than blast through it. But ... the suggestion of preaching being a factor is a good one. Preaching is very much a stylized delivery and when preachers are going into the "drive" (the full-out peroration that ends a sermon) they all use a very heavy voice, sometimes with exaggerated breathing, and speak in three or four-beat phrases. I have a recording of Gary Davis preaching and that's the voice he uses -- and it is his street singing voice. (He's not a great preacher, but his passion and sincerity are unmistakable; this is not a man who sings "holy blues"). When I was researching "Woke Me Up This Morning" (University Press of Mississippi; available thru Amazon -- buy two in case someone steals one) I was lucky in that I found three preachers willing to talk in detail about the mechanics of preaching a sermon. It was fascinating ... betcha didn't know preachers often get a note from the band to set their pitch, and the keys are different for the two main "straining preacher" denominations -- B flat or E flat for Baptists, F and G for Church of God in Christ. Buy the book and find out more....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: dj on May 06, 2015, 04:53:01 AM
Quote
betcha didn't know preachers often get a note from the band to set their pitch, and the keys are different for the two main "straining preacher" denominations -- B flat or E flat for Baptists, F and G for Church of God in Christ. Buy the book and find out more....

I did not know and I find that absolutely fascinating.  Thanks Al!

Now off to look for the book....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 10, 2015, 11:17:50 AM
Perhaps not entirely relevant to weenie, u but in the first 2 minutes of this 1972 documentary "Chicago Blues," you get Johnnie Lewis singing Poor Boy in a decidedly country style... and at about 6 minutes in, you get a field holler sung by Willie Dixon...  how cool is THAT?

http://youtu.be/EzAySaWy9sc (http://youtu.be/EzAySaWy9sc)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 10, 2015, 11:25:33 AM
I'm pretty sure that the guy with the National is Blind Arvella Gray, but I wish I knew the name of the woman shown playing guitar at about 4:44...  wish we could hear her better, too.  Seems a shame she wasn't given a little air time.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on May 25, 2015, 07:57:56 PM
Georgia Sea Island Singers and Alan Lomax from 1962 TV show, Accent. Plus bonus ads for Polaroid and footage of Stravinsky conducting and Balanchine choreographing. You'll need to skip ahead to the one-minute mark to start. The "start at" feature doesn't seem to be working in our plug-in/youtube mod.

http://youtu.be/5neSitIO7zQ?t=1m17s (http://youtu.be/5neSitIO7zQ?t=1m17s)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on May 27, 2015, 05:04:29 AM
Thanks for posting that, although the test tone makes me jump every time  :o

on another note, is it possible to NOT love Babe Stovall?

http://youtu.be/F103twsQTN8 (http://youtu.be/F103twsQTN8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on May 29, 2015, 05:14:34 AM
http://youtu.be/uiuGU5I61Ok (http://youtu.be/uiuGU5I61Ok)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on May 29, 2015, 01:03:12 PM
http://youtu.be/rxChSF5GUB8 (http://youtu.be/rxChSF5GUB8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 05, 2015, 01:47:36 PM
Frenk78rpm pays attention to all the right stuff - with his ears, voice, AND flatpick:

http://youtu.be/k9ZF73oMJm0 (http://youtu.be/k9ZF73oMJm0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 06, 2015, 03:44:20 AM
Certainly does...Great performance.

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on June 08, 2015, 03:35:48 AM
Yeah, great performance and what a record collection!! damn....
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 09, 2015, 03:38:20 AM
Crossnote? Sounds a bit like Arthur Crudup in places.

http://youtu.be/MyoWlMJ48Yo (http://youtu.be/MyoWlMJ48Yo)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on June 09, 2015, 07:49:04 AM
Spanish? Down a bit so it's playing around F. That upward turnaround run on the bass string is very Spanish.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 09, 2015, 09:58:52 AM
Nope, Scratchy had it right with cross-note.  The I note is on the open sixth string, which in Spanish is a V note.  He does the index hammer to the major third at the first fret of the third string.  He's sliding to a unison I note between the fifth fret of the second string and the open first string, and he only hits V notes on the fifth string.  It is cross-note.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on June 09, 2015, 05:04:45 PM
Babe Stoval's Candyman. I have a hunch its closer to the original source than either Gary Davis' or John Hurt's


https://youtu.be/vtwlQ0HbFLc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on June 18, 2015, 05:24:41 AM
http://youtu.be/Wsr6rn4TFbY (http://youtu.be/Wsr6rn4TFbY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 18, 2015, 01:08:58 PM
Hi all,
I was pleasantly surprised to find this live recording of Johnny Young.  Boy, he rocks out!

http://youtu.be/m3ThSCouGOk (http://youtu.be/m3ThSCouGOk)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on June 18, 2015, 01:37:20 PM
what a find.

Johnny Young And His Chicago Blues Band. One of my personal favorite electric blues records. With James Cotton just wailin' on that blues harp.

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on June 20, 2015, 03:35:18 PM
 Armstrong, Martin and Bogan
what a trio!
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQiAY0SlRJI#)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on June 20, 2015, 03:39:44 PM
Awesome. Wish there was more footage of these guys. Have you seen the clip on Vimeo?

https://vimeo.com/59123272
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on June 29, 2015, 11:42:33 PM
Shirley Griffith Live 1971.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6-AVSPgyrc#

The intro is very similar as "My Baby's Gone"
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on June 30, 2015, 01:12:04 AM
http://youtu.be/-PY5EgXfCj4 (http://youtu.be/-PY5EgXfCj4)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on June 30, 2015, 02:55:15 AM
A real follower of Bessie Tucker.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on June 30, 2015, 04:38:09 AM
Shirley Griffith Live 1971.

Fantastic!! And mining the key of D on electric...  :) the video is 11 mins long, but it sounds like the same recording plays over again at 5:45..
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 30, 2015, 08:54:33 AM
Hi all,
Lillie Knox was recorded for the Library of Congress in 1937, in South Carolina.  Her song here, "i'm Troubled About My Soul" is substantially the same as the song Charlie Patton recorded as "Troubled About My Mother".  I think her singing is wonderful.  Here is her rendition:

http://youtu.be/eaSmRo6McCc?list=PLyn_thCb1Z-KCkhzWDUNifAHRMby9bgX (http://youtu.be/eaSmRo6McCc?list=PLyn_thCb1Z-KCkhzWDUNifAHRMby9bgX)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on June 30, 2015, 09:36:51 AM
1927? Can that be right, John?

best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 30, 2015, 09:53:27 AM
You're right, Bruce, it was 1937 and I entered the date incorrectly.  Thanks for the catch.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on June 30, 2015, 11:24:32 AM
Thanks for the clarification, John.
Scared me there; everything I thought I knew about recording history seemed wrong.
best,
b
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on June 30, 2015, 02:33:35 PM
This is some of the best old school piano I've heard in a long time. Jelly Roll Morton's masterpiece.

http://youtu.be/p-fovqbAHLQ (http://youtu.be/p-fovqbAHLQ)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 02, 2015, 06:37:15 AM
Hi all,
Here is some performance footage of Jim Brewer.  His singing and timing remind me a little bit of John Jackson.

http://youtu.be/baI7Z67ONIA (http://youtu.be/baI7Z67ONIA)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on July 02, 2015, 08:12:06 AM
My main man. Features on my forthcoming CD.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJDcS5rLcIo#
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 02, 2015, 12:18:10 PM
http://youtu.be/HHXGI6PtfkY (http://youtu.be/HHXGI6PtfkY)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 03, 2015, 08:47:04 AM
Hi all,
This may have been posted here before, but it won't hurt to post it again.  Man, do I love this!  The chord he hits in the 11th bar of his sung verses is one of the greatest sounds ever.  His concentration is beautiful to see.  Little Brother Montgomery and "Vicksburg Blues":

http://youtu.be/ZXcWyKWopUg (http://youtu.be/ZXcWyKWopUg)

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 03, 2015, 11:30:43 AM
Isn't it just great? A real standout song in the piano blues.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 13, 2015, 10:53:29 AM
Prize for weirdest song title?
http://youtu.be/JM6Wk6CJhY0 (http://youtu.be/JM6Wk6CJhY0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: One-Eyed Ross on July 13, 2015, 04:27:57 PM
Well, Prof, it is Jimmy Strange...
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on July 25, 2015, 03:54:13 PM
Newport Folk Festival footage with short clips of Mc Dowell and John Hurt
Would love to know the origin and if there's more

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZLwd6ymZv8#
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on July 25, 2015, 05:43:48 PM
Maybe it is extra footage from the Murray Lerner documentary "Festival"?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on July 26, 2015, 07:17:39 AM
Ha! My trainspotting award must surely be in the mail ... in the John Hurt excerpt, at 2.54 there is a quick close-up of his left hand -- wearing a finger slide, which he most assuredly did not use on Candy Man.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: bnemerov on July 26, 2015, 01:42:30 PM
yep, Al. Well spotted.
It's not John's hands or guitar is it? No Truth in Editing here.
Hurt braced his right hand ring and pinky fingers and arched his wrist; not flailing around like in this shot.
Looks more like Son House's right hand which accounts for the slide.
Hurt's right hand position always reminds me of Earl Scruggs'...anybody else notice the similarity?
best,
bruce
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on July 26, 2015, 05:30:59 PM
The guitar looks like it's a national in that...sheesh!

I wish there were more footage of McDowell publicly available in the Folk Festival clips, in the one that features Dylan there's even less.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on August 09, 2015, 05:56:18 PM
David Lindley playing a fretless oud.
http://youtu.be/yLq9HgGP8G8 (http://youtu.be/yLq9HgGP8G8)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: uncle bud on August 15, 2015, 11:01:27 AM
http://youtu.be/6QMVId6jeQA (http://youtu.be/6QMVId6jeQA)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on August 20, 2015, 05:18:22 AM
That's pretty good. Buddy Guy also does a good version of this song on the "Blues Singer" album.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: CF on August 27, 2015, 07:21:42 AM
Ha ha, I was just about to post the above video of 19 yr old Jontavious Willis from Greenville, GA. Check it out gang, the kid is great.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on September 14, 2015, 05:12:23 PM
Just heard this on KEXP while streaming the Roadhouse show from Sept 9, 2015. A great show full of mostly obscure soul, but the DJ Greg Vandy also played this.
http://youtu.be/8RYtIfEioWA

Also Vandy's online magazine looks interesting:
http://www.americanstandardtime.com/

Video links are no longer showing up, even without the 's' in the address.  :-\
Dave
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on September 14, 2015, 07:26:36 PM
Quote
Video links are no longer showing up, even without the 's' in the address.

We just switched our video embed mod to try and correct the 's' problem.  Not sure what you mean Dave re: not showing up, as I see all the videos on this page..?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on September 14, 2015, 09:58:14 PM
Quote
Video links are no longer showing up, even without the 's' in the address.

We just switched our video embed mod to try and correct the 's' problem.  Not sure what you mean Dave re: not showing up, as I see all the videos on this page..?
Thanks, Slack,
I meant that when I hit the preview button, I can't see the videos, or previous commenter's videos. I used to be able to. No problem, the video shows up in the actual post when I look at it.
Dave
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bald Melon Jefferson on September 15, 2015, 09:38:45 AM
For anyone out there who has ever had to play to a tough and/or indifferent crowd...I give you the amazing Samuel James.
Mr. James was an inspired and welcome addition to the teaching staff at this year's Centrum's Port Townsend Acoustic Blues week. A tremendous performer, a kind and generous teacher and brilliant songwriter with a wicked and subversive sense of humor.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkC2-mmG7nw (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkC2-mmG7nw)

Enjoy.
Gary
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on September 18, 2015, 07:01:10 PM
Just audio on this one, but what audio! (Apologies if this has been posted before.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLPsAvrXgcA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 19, 2015, 12:45:36 AM
Fabulous find!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on September 19, 2015, 09:39:51 AM
Fantastic!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on September 20, 2015, 01:12:03 AM
John Jackson live, A Little Noon Music 1987:

Red River blues (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7FYag0ERAw), Bad Water Blues (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9BpNApod9M), Frankie & Johnny (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF9EYJlIlSc), West Coast blues (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S4PkoBGpu8) & Candy Man/When the saints go marching in (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I8Bz-OwB7c)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on September 20, 2015, 06:48:33 AM
I love his switch to a thumb-lead style on Frankie and Johnny. Great videos.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on September 21, 2015, 01:23:26 PM
Wonderful stuff on John, thanks.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 05, 2015, 12:14:07 PM
Hi all,
I found this version of "Hills of Mexico" by the Lonesome Ace Stringband.  I believe they are Canadian, I know the banjo player, Chris Coole is.  Anyway, I think this is a great version of this song--so well sung and played.  Enjoy.

https://youtu.be/0RDgdVGAYlo

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: big joe weems on October 05, 2015, 01:59:59 PM
I'm curious.  How would you say Roscoe Holcomb is related to country blues?  I'm not versed on the connection there.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 05, 2015, 02:22:07 PM
Roscoe played and sang a lot of blues.  He loved blues, especially Blind Lemon.  Old-Time and blues are very strongly related and share repertoire, ways of playing the banjo, fiddle, guitar, and singing.  That enough?
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: big joe weems on October 05, 2015, 05:04:54 PM
So, would it be accurate to say that the connection is that the Old-Time players copied or imitated the repertoire and ways of playing of the country blues artists?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: One-Eyed Ross on October 05, 2015, 05:19:48 PM
Big Joe, for me, it isn't so much that old time copied blues players, or blues players copied old time.  I think (oh, this is scary territory for me here) that the two styles grew up in a shared environment, and the music just blended.  There are cases of Scots/Irish/English folk ballads being present in blues players music as there are blues topics/lyrics showing up in old time music.  Perhaps a shared tradition is all it is.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 05, 2015, 06:20:05 PM
I'd say Ross has got it.  Traditions are shared, and whatever copying is done is done on an individual basis, based on personal taste.  Copying was not unidirectional on the basis of race.  People stole from, or more accurately learned from whomever's music they were drawn to.  Listen to Hobart Smith playing with Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island singers or Ed Young.  He's not stealing the music from them--he's playing music with them.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: David Kaatz on October 08, 2015, 03:14:42 PM
http://youtu.be/_ATwmyuhmeY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: 67rene on October 20, 2015, 05:02:54 AM
Another Martin Bogan Armstrong video

Enjoy !

http://youtu.be/3hj9WHb6UTk (http://youtu.be/TQiAY0SlRJI)

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on October 20, 2015, 06:45:57 AM
Always great to see more Martin, Bogan, and Armstrong. Funny to think that Howard's son Ralphe was playing bass with these guys around the same time he was in Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 25, 2015, 04:26:37 PM
Hi all,
Here is "Steeley Rag" from Red Steeley and his wife, Mildred, on guitar.  I used to play this tune with my buddy, Bill Meyer, and he sure fiddled it well.

https://youtu.be/yXzYRUc71P0

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 29, 2015, 01:03:46 PM
Hi all,
I found this one today.

https://youtu.be/KX0Eu5Lqexc

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on October 29, 2015, 01:58:30 PM
Is that Ronnie Earl on guitar?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on October 31, 2015, 01:43:59 AM
Wonderful version of Ramblin' On My Mind with a lot of slide licks and turnarounds



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOL8LRJgKMs&list=FLS_xG0PmUZDwQqk06AKvS3w&index=2
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on November 04, 2015, 02:53:59 PM
Found this guy by chance, great post war country blues. In this case neat BLJ guitar part.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP30wVhhfUY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on November 04, 2015, 06:06:06 PM
And for US viewers.  Cool BLJ derivative Phil!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6C47-crIoQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 26, 2015, 02:52:21 AM
Don't know if this link will work, but it's a link to short interview excerpt with Jesse Thomas. If it doesn't work, just go to the Daily Motion site and search for 'Jesse Thomas 1986'.....

http://dai.ly/x17qev
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 03, 2015, 03:21:28 AM
https://youtu.be/BLF-f4kUtAw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: islandgal on December 03, 2015, 09:06:01 AM
Great stuff!!! Thanks for posting!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 15, 2015, 05:21:26 PM
Hi all,
I hope you all enjoy this.

https://youtu.be/tiK7gjXc8TA

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 16, 2015, 08:02:08 AM
Hi all,
Here's a good one.

https://youtu.be/LxeP3mJ3yS4

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on December 16, 2015, 08:44:47 AM
Never heard the term "meatskin" Johnm - although I had my ideas - so i searched around a bit - the double entendre tradition was a strong one.  Great tune, I enjoyed it very much - thanks for posting.

NOTES: A "meatskin" is fat pork, used to grease a pan and as an anti-inflammatory folk medicine. In this song, however, it refers to a maidenhead. - PJS
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 16, 2015, 09:15:43 AM
New Lost City Ramblers did a great cover of 'Meatskin'.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 16, 2015, 09:33:30 AM
Yes, I remember that one, Prof.  It's where I first heard it.  I'd never heard the original before.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 16, 2015, 11:02:34 AM
Me neither. Great to hear the original version.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on December 26, 2015, 10:20:00 AM
Hi all,
Here are the Roane County Ramblers, featuring Jimmy McCarroll on fiddle, doing "Hometown Blues".  What a backbeat!  And what fiddling!

https://youtu.be/br8OyNwGHSA

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on December 27, 2015, 03:45:38 AM
Hometown Blues is better known today as Lee Highway Blues, but in notes to the County CD of the Roane County Ramblers, Bob Fulcher says the tune was written by Jimmy McCarroll of the Ramblers, and the Ramblers' "Hometown" version is the recording that was lifted by Grayson and Whitter and recorded as "Going Down Lee Highway".
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: beljum on January 03, 2016, 04:48:11 PM
Thanks for posting the Hometown Blues youtube and additional info. That is an incredible and powerful performance; one of my all-time favorites. I?m really surprised a musical playwright didn?t lift the theme and run with it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on January 03, 2016, 10:50:10 PM
Mississippi John Hurt in Newport 1963: Casey Jones (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ciXE66DWmq0). He is playing 12 string guitar.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 04, 2016, 05:15:59 PM
Thanks JRO, I had not seen that before, what a treat. Looks like Dave Van Ronk behind John to the left of frame. Interesting song, and there's a neat trick in the verse form I had not picked up on before, never having tried to play it. He goes straight back to the I at the 8th bar, when you're seriously expecting/hearing the V. Old news to most I'm sure, but new news to me.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on January 05, 2016, 01:47:21 AM
Another blues site which also displayed this film unquivocally identifies Dave Van Ronk. On the other side of Hurt is Brownie McGhee. To my ol' eyes and ears, the move at the 8th bar is even trickier than simply dropping the V chord -- it seems to me that Hurt hits one note of it (third fret, 2nd string) then rushes back to the I. I've tried; I can't make it work .... your mileage may differ. Hurt's guitar is tuned to C if you wanna play along.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on January 05, 2016, 03:15:53 AM
It's probably Sonny Terry behind John too. I hadn't seen this either. Could this be the only footage of John playing a twelve string?
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 05, 2016, 05:54:25 AM
Hi all,
John Hurt resolves to the D note (relative to his tuning) at the third fret of the second string on the + of beat four preceding the 8th bar, and hits a D alternation for the first two beats of the 8th bar, going from the open fifth string to the open fourth, then resolving to the G alternation two beats early, as Rivers noted, on the third beat of that bar, alternating from the third fret of the sixth string to the open fourth string.  So he ends up splitting that eighth bar between D and G.  He also regularly appends two "breath-catcher" beats to the end of the form in the sixteenth bar, too.  At least that's how he played it on the Piedmont album he recorded about this same time.  I'll re-check this film to see if he plays it the same way there, but I'm pretty sure he does.  This was the first tune I ever learned to play.
All best,
Johnm 
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frankie on January 05, 2016, 06:05:58 AM
A little Spider John, a little Fred McDowell, a little John Hurt, Brownie and Sonny....

https://youtu.be/tZLwd6ymZv8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on January 05, 2016, 03:17:30 PM
Thank you Al & John for the details there, what a cool little move that is. When I next take some time off from running waste lines in our plumbing-free Amish farmhouse I will have a nice little guitar project to work with.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: jpeters609 on January 20, 2016, 07:53:29 AM
Jimmy Brewer performing "Pea Vine Whistle," as collected on the Milestone LP "Ramblin' On My Mind" (MLP-3002). Recorded in July 1964 by Pete Welding and Norman Dayron:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qVWiQ2_tNY




Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on January 31, 2016, 06:14:51 AM
http://youtu.be/QAhcxfhNop0 (http://youtu.be/QAhcxfhNop0)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on February 01, 2016, 03:15:29 PM
Hideo Date playing some fine Scrapper Blackwell material in A position.
check out his youtube channel for more in this style (he also does Scrapper's E and D blues instrumentals)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8jqMKi0Ipg
Title: Re: Other Musical Interests on YouTube
Post by: Johnm on February 10, 2016, 01:10:10 PM
Hi all,
What a perfectly beautiful song this is--it sounds like a cross between Soul Music and Henry Thomas.  I reckon I'm late finding out about Junior Kimbrough, but I'd not heard any stuff by him like this.

https://youtu.be/IuzNX4ZSbJc

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: Re: Other Musical Interests on YouTube
Post by: Lastfirstface on February 10, 2016, 01:49:15 PM
Wow. I've heard some Junior Kimbrough, but not this one. Just great.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on February 10, 2016, 04:33:21 PM
I love the Junior KImbrough!

Here's one maybe its been posted - its going around - Otha Tuner, Ed Young, Jessie Mae Hemphill on Mr Rogers' Neighborhood:
http://youtu.be/HqXoJGF6tN4

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on February 22, 2016, 03:47:26 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLPsAvrXgcA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 23, 2016, 07:13:23 AM
https://youtu.be/oX2NFNxT0rc
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 24, 2016, 06:43:02 PM
Thanks for posting that Sam Montgomery cut, Professor.  It's a beauty!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on February 24, 2016, 09:55:50 PM
That really is a great take on ...

Well, seems like a good nomination for a SOTM, eh?

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on March 06, 2016, 03:12:23 PM
Short doc on Paul Geremia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPkw42L97Aw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 07, 2016, 01:29:11 AM
Excellent find, Carl!

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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on March 07, 2016, 06:28:49 AM
Thanks for posting this Carl. Wonderful footage, especially the Geremia/Davis duet. The fire that Geremia talked about also took away 1700 unique 78's from Davis private collection.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on May 31, 2016, 10:18:53 PM
Hi all,
Here is a great one, "Jesse Jones", from John Henry Fortescue, Guitar Shorty, mentioned in another thread by Peter B. Lowry.  I think Shorty had a similar problem to Furry Lewis's--his musicianship is under-rated because he was funny.  Make no mistake though, he could really play, and man could he groove!  His powerful grooving reminds me of an East Coast Smoky Babe. 

https://youtu.be/7M6G-t1_jj4

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: oddenda on June 05, 2016, 10:40:04 PM
Shorty was all that, and more. He was a spontaneous producer of song. One example on the LP is his song "Easter Blues". He had been complaining about his boss making him work on Easter Monday. When we got to his place to record, that was the first song he did! Like Bukka White or Lightnin' Hopkins, Shorty was a completly musical animal. He was also proof that being recorded was an act of sheer serendipitous dumb luck. Go to my blog[peterblowry.com] and read Danny McLean's pieces on his locating Shorty, etc. at O&S #63 and #64. Or read my liner notes for the LP (TRIX 3306). One of the most unforgettable characters I met, to pinch from the Readers' Digest! Peg Leg Sam was another in that category of unforgettable.

peter b.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on June 11, 2016, 07:03:06 PM
I thought I'd seen all of the performances filmed by the Seattle Folklore Society back in the 60s, but today is the first time I saw these two extended clips of Furry Lewis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8MTXpaUJdk

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ofEDI9bdZw

As always, if this is a repeat post, please let me know so I can remove it.

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on June 13, 2016, 07:09:44 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or1oZ35NA2U
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 14, 2016, 02:27:00 PM
Thank you for posting that, Eric.  It certainly never hurts to hear that rendition again.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on June 14, 2016, 03:07:33 PM
Bobby Leecan & Robert Cooksey- Dirty Guitar Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac-zOovjV3I&feature=youtu.be

Cheers,

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on June 14, 2016, 04:27:57 PM
Quote
It certainly never hurts to hear that rendition again.

John, It's a great tune for sure.  I'd vote for including your version on your next CD, it's a beautiful arrangement.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 23, 2016, 01:43:04 PM
Hi all,
Apologies if this has been posted before, but I sure love this.

https://youtu.be/FukgDYhf3a8

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on June 23, 2016, 01:48:58 PM
Not to disparage Othar Turner, but that is the most spectacular cane fife.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 23, 2016, 02:34:53 PM
I'm with you, John D.  Here Ed Young is paired with Hobart Smith.  Evidently Alan Lomax had the idea of putting them together, sometimes you really had to hand it to him.

https://youtu.be/rDOnToguWPE

Here's the two of them with Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers.  This is die happy stuff, as far as I'm concerned.

https://youtu.be/fcRB062Ay1M

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rockdale on June 24, 2016, 08:20:19 PM
Frank Schaap playing somewhere up north in 2014. I've never had the chance to see him play in person but hope to some day.

https://youtu.be/GZ6RH7d4Y1M (https://youtu.be/GZ6RH7d4Y1M)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on June 24, 2016, 10:59:18 PM
Rare cover about this guitarist

http://youtu.be/6xbtVuRzPTs  (http://youtu.be/6xbtVuRzPTs)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on July 07, 2016, 10:58:37 AM
http://youtu.be/mYALBzfY5QY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on July 07, 2016, 09:53:13 PM
thanks Scratch. Dig the perfect vibrato on the bass strings starting around 3:13 to the end.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 11, 2016, 03:41:56 AM
I was alerted to this on Facebook by fellow-Weenie Willie Salomon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z31pH8pycI0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on July 12, 2016, 11:33:14 AM
Hi all,
I don't know if this has been posted here before, but it's worth seeing and hearing anyway.

https://youtu.be/oMpK-S9ojAw

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 13, 2016, 03:58:31 AM
I have owned that wonderful Bill Williams LP for a long time now, Johnm. Well worth picking up, if you're lucky enough to find one.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on July 15, 2016, 08:14:28 AM
I have a download of that LP and also the cd that Peavine did of his other Blue Goose album. Wonderful artist.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on July 22, 2016, 08:02:36 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taKSWK_-qMU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taKSWK_-qMU)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on August 08, 2016, 04:08:22 AM
Newport outtake

http://youtu.be/KAOLICFKTtA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on August 10, 2016, 03:16:42 AM
Sleepy John Estes with Yank Rachel/German TV AFBF 1966
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcC_SXefY0M
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on August 15, 2016, 10:43:31 AM
http://sandbox.berea.edu/specialcollections/ac-vt-014-027-03/

Never heard of him Moses Rascoe, lovely stuff.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Chezztone on August 19, 2016, 12:47:34 PM
Such a beautiful film...lots of old friends who are gone in it. Sorry if this has already been posted here but if it's new to you, check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qq_qnLHf74&feature=youtu.be
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: blueshome on August 20, 2016, 04:29:30 AM
Blocked in the UK
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: waxwing on August 20, 2016, 10:54:52 AM
No doubt due to Brexit.

Wax
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Nicolas Dussart on August 20, 2016, 02:59:11 PM
No doubt due to Brexit.

Wax

it's blocked in France also... But I can see it using a a free proxy like unblockvideos.com. Here's the direct link that's working for me; hope it works for my british fellows :

https://nyc2.unblockvideos.com/index.php?q=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20vd2F0Y2g_dj01cXFfcW5MSGY3NCZmZWF0dXJlPXlvdXR1LmJl
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: TenBrook on August 24, 2016, 09:57:19 AM
Here's a nice short (11 min) piece about Harry Smith and the Anthology of American Folk Music with some Country Blues in the background at times and much discussion of 78s.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXUJsn11z0M (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXUJsn11z0M)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on August 24, 2016, 11:32:52 AM
In addition to YouTube videos, John Heneghan has his Old Time Radio Show podcasts on his site:

http://www.eastriverstringband.com/radioshow/

http://www.eastriverstringband.com/
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: evan on September 07, 2016, 06:49:33 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpZx_KGTdW0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Forgetful Jones on September 09, 2016, 08:15:53 AM
Evan-
That is great! I just discovered Ziegler a couple weeks ago. I had no clue he played Elizabeth Cotton style. Thanks for posting that.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on September 15, 2016, 08:55:06 AM
This particular version of this song has been mentioned once or twice on this forum, but to my knowledge, no one's posted this vid of Turner Foddrell playing Slow Drag.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-mcdNeAiKw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 30, 2016, 09:53:36 AM

http://youtu.be/q6-AVSPgyrc


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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 12, 2016, 05:22:15 PM
Hi all,
Here is one from Charlie Taylor, on vocals and guitar, with Willis Taylor on violin--wow!  I know nothing about them, but they were recorded in Crystal Springs, Mississippi in 1970.

https://youtu.be/xuGWMWLSx5U

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 17, 2016, 11:15:37 AM
Hi all,
Here's a nice brief documentary of Archie Edwards' barbershop in Washington, D.C., and how it became a center for folks interested in Country Blues.  It's nice to see Michael Baytop and Eleanor Ellis.

https://youtu.be/KoYrbN8rGu0

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on October 22, 2016, 02:58:45 AM
Awkward (dutch artist) plays Washington Phillips song A Mothers Last Words To Her Son (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw-rVgB20r8) with autoharp.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on October 22, 2016, 03:58:16 AM
It's not that he's awkward (very basic ahp, but quite nice singing) -- he's a Dutch singer-songwriter who occasionally steps out into old trad-styled material. As near as I can work it out from a translated website, awkward i (Awkward I) is a pseudonym he adopted. I have used autoharp on Washington Phillips pieces -- Church Needs Good Deacons was one -- but later switched to an old pedal harmonium (I ain't never been able to play one zither let alone one with each hand).
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 22, 2016, 06:34:45 AM
Thanks for posting that, JRO.  Awkward sings the song really nicely, and given the nature of the song, I think his lack of showmanship or the need to "entertain" works in the favor of both the song and himself.  I couldn't help feeling how odd the environment was for what he was doing, how the emcee's energy was at odds with Awkward's, and how interesting it was to see a mixed-age audience sitting raptly while he performed the song and then exploding into applause at its conclusion.  The seating of people who were not notably stylish, but just dressed in their everyday clothes, (especially older people) in places where the camera would pick them up is something I don't think you'd see on a U.S. commercial television show.  The song is beautiful, and it's an interesting look at another culture.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on October 24, 2016, 10:55:13 AM
McGhee and Terry reincarnated....

http://youtu.be/C5pLqC4DXI4 (http://youtu.be/C5pLqC4DXI4)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 08, 2016, 06:46:23 AM
Washington Phillips would like a word with you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoOX9-kcv7g
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on November 16, 2016, 09:37:05 AM
Hi all

Here's L.C. Ulmer playing C.C. Rider. He passed away last February.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu9kHSDC1Is

Cheers,

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 16, 2016, 10:38:49 PM
Hi all,
I thought I had heard all of the cuts attributed to Lucious Curtis and Willie Ford, but I just found this one, which is new to me.  It sounds like the whole thing is being done by Willie Ford.  Hearing it makes me wonder whether "Payday" was in common currency in Mississippi for players of this generation.

https://youtu.be/huuFSwCO7C0

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on November 25, 2016, 03:59:56 AM
https://youtu.be/yxk22y7vHK4
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 26, 2016, 09:21:15 AM
Wow, Prof, I just gave that Miss Country Slim track a listen--what a shambles!  The band never figured out she was singing the song as an 8-bar blues.  Not a lot of listening going on there!  The band and singer had probably never played together before the session--at least I hope not.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 30, 2016, 06:26:31 PM
Hi all,
Here is Monroe Moe Jackson performing "Go 'Way From My Door". 

https://youtu.be/tGiRqUbbMl4

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 21, 2016, 05:59:13 PM
The Howlin' Wolf Story.

A documentary by Don McGlynn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXhyPQEFdcs

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on December 23, 2016, 06:51:01 PM
Re the Howlin Wolf doco, I get a message that it's blocked in 'my country' (US) due to having some content from UMG. This is outrageous. I will call Al Gore immediately and get him to unblock it.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on December 23, 2016, 08:36:04 PM
Rivers, Have you tried this?

https://unblockvideos.com/

Al might be busy, what with the climate thing and all.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on December 24, 2016, 09:45:14 AM
I tried it using the various proxy servers, but  no luck. The video appears to be blocked in all the proxy server locations. Fortunately one of  the local libraries has the DVD.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on December 24, 2016, 04:34:03 PM
Sorry to hear about your troubles with the Howling Wolf documentary, folks! Would you have better luck with this Dailymotion upload?

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3fdpbu

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on December 25, 2016, 12:49:07 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RJJwk-Opw4
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on December 26, 2016, 12:15:54 PM
1964 Muddy Waters at the Manchester train station. What a unique venue! I saw a vid of Rosetta Tharp performing at the same place. Any Weenies on the other side of the pond with memories of seeing our heroes there?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9rBw5E0lqQ

Note Muddy's approach to the stage, walking down the tracks.

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on December 26, 2016, 01:33:53 PM
This is a song from "The American Folk Blues Festival." There are four volumes on DVD and a five CD set.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Folk_Blues_Festival

It appears that the DVDs are all up on YouTube.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 26, 2016, 02:56:53 PM
Lindy, I remember seeing this when first broadcast on Granada TV.


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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on December 26, 2016, 11:15:00 PM
For what it's worth Weenie Campbell is just full of material/reminiscences etc about the AFBF tours and related "stuff" - some of it put there by Bunker Hill back in the mists of Weenie time.  :o
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on January 03, 2017, 02:12:48 AM
Professor Longhair toured Europe in 1975. Here is Finnish Broacasting Companys Iltat?hti (Nightstar) program which includes five songs and interview of Fess. Clips from Professor Longhair gig in Tavastia club Finland 1975. (http://areena.yle.fi/1-3365005) Meet me tomorrow night in the beginning, Jambalaya 36,46 min, Intrview 42,00 min, Ballhead 46,30 min, No buts, no maybes 48,53 min, Going home 51,12 min. Other stuff in programm was mostly list pop at the time in Finland. Enjoy.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Bunker Hill on January 03, 2017, 11:22:09 PM
Professor Longhair toured Europe in 1975. Here is Finnish Broacasting Companys Iltat?hti (Nightstar) program which includes five songs and interview of Fess. Clips from Professor Longhair gig in Tavastia club Finland 1975. (http://areena.yle.fi/1-3365005) Meet me tomorrow night in the beginning, Jambalaya 36,46 min, Intrview 42,00 min, Ballhead 46,30 min, No buts, no maybes 48,53 min, Going home 51,12 min. Other stuff in programm was mostly list pop at the time in Finland. Enjoy.
Three years later Fess had to put up with this in the UK. Shameful.

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4245.msg29820
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 10, 2017, 11:12:37 AM
Hi all

Here's Frank Edwards with "Put Your Arms Around Me" (apparently not "her" as in the video title),  recorded in December 8, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry;
Frank Edwards; voc, g, hca; 'Popcorn', washboard;
prod. by Frank Edwards & Pete Lowry
Trix LP/CD 3303

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hRc4logbMw&app=desktop

https://www.wirz.de/music/edwffrm.htm

Cheers,

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on January 10, 2017, 05:29:02 PM
Hi all

Here's Howling Wolf covering Charlie Patton!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5jRp8El-4A&feature=youtu.be

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Stuart on January 10, 2017, 07:48:42 PM
Looks Like "The Howlin' Wolf Story" is available here:

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3fdpbu

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 12, 2017, 07:49:22 PM
From Lightnin' Hopkins, for the over-caffeinated generation. If this one has been posted before, please let me know.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7q_J9D29Bg

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: oddenda on January 12, 2017, 09:00:29 PM
Pan -

          That brings back memories. I picked up Popcorn Clover at his home in Sandersville, GA. He stayed with Roy Dunn (who had recommended him) until the recordings the next day in Conyers, GA. Unfortunately, Roy and "Pop" stayed up all night "catching up" with each other, not having een the other for quite some time. I had recorded some of "Pop" by himself the day before; here with Frank he was bushed and even fell asleep atone point while playing! Still, it was a nice sesion and Frank was an unique musician. Thanks to Tim Duffy and the MMRF for helping him in his latter days.

Peter B.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 14, 2017, 10:45:05 AM
Another Paul Geremia vid, can never have too many of these.

It's a full hour performance (do yourself a favor and skip over the first 3 minutes). The camera angle lets you see everything he's doing if you want to steal a lick or two.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cETlYNsCKac

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on January 20, 2017, 04:30:45 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOuFZ9NXPHo
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 28, 2017, 09:37:48 AM
"Samson" from 1962. Great twelve-string work! Fred Gerlach is mentioned in a couple of other threads in this forum, but to my knowledge, no one has posted this song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7Yd2lg8Q3Q&list=PL-A_6UBQME5mOwX8mUw5yKlDBHb-diJ-p
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on January 28, 2017, 09:52:30 AM
Thanks for posting that, Lindy.  That is really a good album, and Fred Gerlach also does ripping versions of "Gallis Pole", "DeKalb Blues", "Ham And Eggs" and many others on there.  It is worth checking out, and could be ordered from Simthsonian-Folkways, I'm pretty sure, in a custom CD format.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: banjochris on January 31, 2017, 09:23:41 AM
This was posted on the Facebook "Rarest 78s" forum yesterday -- it's an alternate take of Big Bill and Frank Brasswell playing "I Can't Be Satisfied," a great number and recently featured as one of John's puzzlers. This is NOT the version on John Tefteller's blues calendar from this year, this is an alternate of the version we're all familiar with.


https://youtu.be/vipeKVP-YUE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on February 04, 2017, 05:20:00 PM
I tried to find YouTube vids that actually show Larry Johnson performing. There are some others with various playing partners, I'll let you explore them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMeL9x_G2q0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukqSm1b7B50

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=295K16X4Lq8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rur8FMYRy1k

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on February 09, 2017, 12:58:57 PM
Hi all,
I just found this cut, "Atlanta Town", with Chasey Collins playing washboard and singing, Dad Tracy playing fiddle and Big Joe Williams playing guitar--must have been from the same session that yielded "Wild Cow Blues".  Here you go:
 
https://youtu.be/2A2nQa_j48c

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 11, 2017, 07:04:57 PM
Hi all,

I came across some live footage of Cecil Barfield on YouTube. This was posted on facebook by fellow forumer Roig. Unfortunately, not much information on these were given. Nevertheless, it's a treat to see and hear CB perform.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ycHbd-S5XE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR0egyLeLDs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2R6dW04bqM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00Kuw5ecX_E

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on February 12, 2017, 07:31:34 AM
Added just the other day to the Lomax Archive youtube account:

https://youtu.be/a54YpZIdFS0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 12, 2017, 10:00:25 AM
Thank you for posting that.  He was a unique and deeply inspired artist.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on February 14, 2017, 06:19:59 AM
Jesse Mae Hemphill documentary from 2002

http://youtu.be/OaevRGENk3g
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 18, 2017, 07:29:33 AM
Found this on You Tube This Morning


https://youtu.be/RmcDNIzmwhY
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on February 22, 2017, 09:12:14 AM
The great Lil' Son Jackson discussing groundhog issues:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R13mcRlggF8
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 24, 2017, 06:56:56 AM
Frank Fotusky shared this video on facebook, of John Jackson being interviewed. At around 5:45 you can hear him play Fairfax Rag, and at around 8:15 he plays Railroad Bill.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkrKyKNlBPQ&feature=youtu.be

Cheers

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harry on February 24, 2017, 11:39:43 AM
http://youtu.be/La-QiWzwgOM (http://youtu.be/La-QiWzwgOM)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on February 25, 2017, 11:01:11 AM
https://youtu.be/LTRaKKHlqwE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on February 25, 2017, 02:49:06 PM
Like!


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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Pan on February 26, 2017, 11:07:48 AM
Hi all,

Stefan Wirz just posted Larry Johnson's & Hank Adkins'  "The Captain Don't 'Low That Here" on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzZnq6aLamU

Cheers,

Pan
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 01, 2017, 10:53:55 PM
Hi all,
Here is Hobart Smith playing "Fly Around My Blue-Eyed Girl" on the piano.  He played piano like he did everything else--STRONG.

https://youtu.be/ksUPMGns3EA

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: TenBrook on March 02, 2017, 06:59:35 AM
John,
Thanks for sharing the Hobart Smith song, I wasn't aware he'd been recorded playing piano. It's rare to hear an old time song played solely on piano. Or at least rare in my listening experiences. I'd love to hear a whole album of this.

Lew
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lignite on March 02, 2017, 08:02:38 AM
Here is another recording of Hobart Smith on the piano. It is on an old Folkways compilation LP but I think was originally captured on tape by Alan Lomax; http://picosong.com/GBga
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: TenBrook on March 02, 2017, 09:32:52 AM
Thanks Lignite, I'm a big fan of 'Cindy' so it's great to hear it done on the piano.
Title: 2 great Charlie Patton covers
Post by: Pontius2000 on March 07, 2017, 06:58:22 AM
The band themselves are a great slide guitar based band. They released a Patton cover album a few years ago and I love these versions...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcL-C387leU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcL-C387leU)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zKefxt7xFw (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zKefxt7xFw)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on March 10, 2017, 04:27:24 AM
Nice guitar .... but 'fraid Hi ham not a 'uge a-fan hof-a that hoverly haspirated an' haffected singing style.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on March 10, 2017, 05:26:58 AM
Nice guitar .... but 'fraid Hi ham not a 'uge a-fan hof-a that hoverly haspirated an' haffected singing style.
I can't stand the way this guy sings.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on March 10, 2017, 07:22:11 AM
Wow! That Hobart Smith piano piece is a real ear /mind opener! Its the kind of thing you might hear in a dream. Amazingly, I find it far more interesting than the fiddle or banjo versions, perhaps because of how unexpected it is. Thanks John.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Lastfirstface on March 10, 2017, 07:33:27 AM
A little more of Hobie on piano:

https://youtu.be/l5qH1yk4K-M
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 10, 2017, 08:36:19 AM
I'm glad you enjoyed that "Fly Around My Blue-Eyed Gal", Phil.  There was something about Hobart Smith's time that was just sort of super-charged, electric--wow!  Thanks also to Lightnin' and Pete for finding the other cuts of Hobart Smith playing piano, neither of which I had previously heard.
All best,
John   
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on March 10, 2017, 01:37:22 PM

I can't stand the way this guy sings.

No. H'me neither.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: JRO on March 11, 2017, 04:04:02 AM
Hello,

I popped to Cecil Vaughn's version of Out In The Cold World And Far Away From Home  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVftgK4930k)
when I was looking after differend versions of Bill Monroes version of the song. Vaughn's version is recorded 1929. Does somebody know anything about Cecil Vaughn or the origins of the song?

Edit. I did some research work more and it seems that Carter Family did first recorded version of the song as The wandering boy in Bristol august 1927 and that it could be R.S.Hanna Song "Somebody's Boy Is Homeless Tonight" from 1884.

The wandering boy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw77g1Y4pEs)
Song starts at 2,48.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on March 30, 2017, 09:20:22 AM

I see that Bert Logan's name has been mentioned a couple of times on this forum, but I don't think anyone's posted a recording of his playing. He was an uncle of Big Joe Williams.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9erAYp8G3F8

Lindy
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on March 30, 2017, 09:53:10 AM

I'm assuming that this Roosevelt Charles is the same as the one who appears on the Angola Prison collection that Harry Oster recorded.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYC2GlsYqEA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on April 26, 2017, 06:32:47 PM
Hi all,
Here are Pigmeat Pete (Wesley Wilson) and Catjuice Charlie (Harry McDaniels) doing "The Gin Done Done It".  God, I love this.  I wish they had recorded fifty titles together.

https://youtu.be/oTojFpzgTgk

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sam on April 27, 2017, 07:55:29 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2R6dW04bqM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2R6dW04bqM)

i don't think this has been posted, yet. there's afew of these from bluesohashi (is he a member here)? i, for one, would love to know where these videos come from.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: sam on April 27, 2017, 08:06:24 PM
coupla threads down answered my question
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: frailer24 on May 20, 2017, 01:10:20 AM
Oddly enough, a friend of mine played piano a good deal like Hobart before his stroke. Makes me want to be better than just a chord man on the ol 88. Absolutely love it!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: oddenda on June 09, 2017, 10:46:26 PM
PHOTOGRAPHS
https://peterblowry.com/2017/06/10/cecil-barfield/
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on July 15, 2017, 10:36:19 PM
I would really like to see these two back at Fort Worden someday soon . . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux-lQaoZewk
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: islandgal on July 16, 2017, 08:46:22 AM
I agree Lindy. Here they are earlier this year at a coffee house, starting at 40:00 mins.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppqOPOaUDD0
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: islandgal on July 16, 2017, 08:48:17 AM
Correction. They start at 50:00 mins.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on July 16, 2017, 09:30:31 AM
They're great.  Paul is an excellent teacher as well (Annie, probably too).  I like the sound of that triolian polychrome as well.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on July 27, 2017, 04:46:02 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu6QlNMK0eg
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on August 18, 2017, 08:16:24 PM
Triggered by the mention of Willie Walker / Rev. Gary Davis in another thread:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pFfWJ-6igo

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on August 25, 2017, 07:48:44 AM
I'd seen this video before, but this morning was the first time I really heard it, know what I mean?

I encourage everyone to give it a close listen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0qf9TzOZBA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: islandgal on August 25, 2017, 08:37:43 AM
Thanks Lindy. Here is another Rosetta Tharpe video I love.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzRm4K7NZm0

Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on August 27, 2017, 06:22:58 AM
 Sister Rosetta at work on TV Gospel Gospel Time (c. 1964 or so) .... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeaBNAXfHfQ
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on August 29, 2017, 12:04:26 PM
I've seen other film clips of Elizabeth Cotten from the late '50s/early '60s, but never saw this one until today:

http://folkways.si.edu/elizabeth-cotten/freight-train/folk-african-american/music/video/smithsonian
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on August 30, 2017, 09:50:00 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDc228i4Jwg
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on September 07, 2017, 03:54:32 AM
Eddie Taylor
https://youtu.be/e7uPeie441M
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on September 07, 2017, 11:06:23 AM
What a surprise, good find, tracks like this are rare.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on September 15, 2017, 07:37:24 AM
Hi all,
Here is Sam McGee playing "Amos Johnson Rag" on his guitar-banjo.  Steve James does a nice version of this, too.

https://youtu.be/aXcRrwZnamU

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 22, 2017, 04:02:05 PM
Hi all,
I just discovered Little Brother Montgomery's oddly titled "Stendahl Stomp".  What a beautiful tune!

https://youtu.be/UkEG-_M7vvI

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: alyoung on October 23, 2017, 02:28:32 AM
The track is from Delmark LP 626, Blues Piano Orgy; Bob Koester's notes explain the title -- "The [Montgomery] sides presented on this album were recorded at the old Decca studio in Chicago in 1947, under the supervision of blues-hip jazz collector Robert Stendahl, who sponsored the recordings with his army pay. They are among Brother's best, [but] were prevented from release at that time by the bankruptcy of Disc records."
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 23, 2017, 06:47:39 AM
Thanks for that information, Al.  The only other thing I could think was that Little Brother had been inspired by "The Red and the Black".  It's good to have the actual source of the title.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 23, 2017, 12:02:31 PM
Hi all,
Here is a track from the recovered Smoky Babe tracks album on Arhoolie from a couple of years ago.  Don't have this one?  You should!

https://youtu.be/3N_flCGZg60

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Mr.OMuck on October 23, 2017, 02:00:53 PM
Sure do love that Smoky Babe!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on November 12, 2017, 04:25:21 PM
We have quite a few videos of R.L. Burnside in this thread, but I don't think we have this one of him playing at a local N. Mississippi picnic, getting the crowd to dance in the dirt all by his lonesome.

If it's a repeat, let me know and I'll remove it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-G-VpZ34UM
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on November 13, 2017, 07:44:37 PM
Just bumped into this. Not youtube, but pretty cool nonetheless. R.L. Boyce on Jools Hollander's show on the BBC

Several weenies here met R.L. at Port Townsend sometime in the 1990s, it was my first year there and it totally blew my mind. R.L. was traveling with the Othar Turner Fife & Drum band if I recall correctly and may be related to Othar but I don't know for sure.

R.L. got first prize in my mind for the best Mississippi patois, I could not understand a single word he said. Cool guy. I have a shot of him looking much younger if I can find it.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/a34c55f5-0332-4f69-85fe-d7bd1c4d31ff
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: harriet on November 14, 2017, 02:59:37 AM
Thanks for the RL Boyce Rivers, he's looking and sounding just great - apparently getting some of recognition he deserves. He's been coming to New York to play John Brown's Smokehouse but I've managed to miss him - here's footage of him with Jesse Mae Hemphill in his youth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxyTE55CNmg
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on November 14, 2017, 03:57:58 PM
Thanks Harriet, great vid! Yeah, it was nice to see R.L. on the BBC clip, still out there, playing real good. Amazingly long fingers, great time, syncopation and damping, voice is better than I remember. The backup guy on the telecaster gets very high marks for tone, and for not missing the changes.

That Port Townsend event was an epic house party year in John Cephas's digs on Officers Row. Good times.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Slack on November 14, 2017, 04:16:39 PM
That was 1996, my first year at PT as well... epic year for sure!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on November 14, 2017, 05:20:19 PM
Epic indeed. '96 sounds right. I haven't been able to find a history of who played when at PT as yet. It seems I was right BTW, according to that bastion of hill country blues, The Guardian, Othar Turner was R.L.Boyce's uncle -
 https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/oct/22/rl-boyce-mississippi-blues-guitarist-roll-and-tumble

But that confuses me somewhat. I'm sure Othar wasn't at PT that year, he was there the second time I went. R.L. was there the same year as Jerry Ricks. Ah well. Maybe Peter McK can shed some light. All the years combine, they melt into a dream.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Dom94 on November 17, 2017, 03:14:49 AM
http://youtu.be/O3E3nfMgY2U (http://youtu.be/O3E3nfMgY2U)
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 17, 2017, 09:11:58 AM
Thanks for posting that, great stuff.  I've wanted to hear that LP for a long time, been listening all morning.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 17, 2017, 11:36:05 AM
Yes, thanks for posting Shirley's album, Dominique.  That opening track, "Shaggy Hound Blues", is about as good as it gets.
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: eric on November 18, 2017, 09:45:22 AM
I just listened to this again - what a strong player, and a really good selection of tunes.  I didn't know much about Shirley Griffith, so I looked up the liner notes, which were unhelpful, but I did find this great quote from Art Rosenbaum, who also recorded him:

Quote
?I recall one August afternoon shortly after these recordings were made; Shirley sat in Scrapper Blackwell?s furnished room singing the Bye Bye Blues with such intensity that everyone present was deeply moved, though they had all heard him sing it many times before. Scrapper was playing, too, and the little room swelled with sound. When they finished there was a moment of awkward silence. Finally Shirley smiled and said, ?The blues?ll kill you. And make you live, too.?"
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on November 18, 2017, 03:51:38 PM
Yes, thanks for posting Shirley's album, Dominique.  That opening track, "Shaggy Hound Blues", is about as good as it gets.
All best,
Johnm

Wow! Thanks for pointing that one out guys. It's been lurking in my collection for years but I'd not studied it closely. I just gave it a spin with guitar in hand and you're right John, Shaggy Hound Blues is perfect. What I picked up on was the equal accenting on each of the 4 beats of the bar for much of the song. Great fun to play, I don't have anything like that in my repertoire but may do soon!
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on November 19, 2017, 10:27:03 PM
An Internet Archive vid.

I'd heard about this film a long time ago, but never saw it until just now. Ten minute film about Rev Gary Davis, shot in the last apartment he lived in in Harlem, 1963. Followed by street scenes of Harlem that same year. Shows Rev. playing 6-string instead of 12.

https://archive.org/details/BlindGaryDavis
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Post by: David Kaatz on November 21, 2017, 03:22:02 PM
An Internet Archive vid.

I'd heard about this film a long time ago, but never saw it until just now. Ten minute film about Rev Gary Davis, shot in the last apartment he lived in in Harlem, 1963. Followed by street scenes of Harlem that same year. Shows Rev. playing 6-string instead of 12.

https://archive.org/details/BlindGaryDavis

Thanks Lindy. What a great rendition of Death Don't Have No Mercy.
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Post by: Johnm on December 09, 2017, 10:09:46 PM
Hi all,
Here is Roosevelt Sykes playing guitar on "A Woman Is In Demand".  How about that!

https://youtu.be/nyw1WsNLxog

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Mr.OMuck on December 16, 2017, 01:56:40 PM
https://youtu.be/awYFioEMS8A
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Post by: Lastfirstface on December 18, 2017, 09:44:04 AM
Never heard the Rev do "Come Around and See Me Some Time" before. I've only heard it on the Georgia Yellow Hammers 78. Thanks for posting, OMuck.
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Post by: Prof Scratchy on January 03, 2018, 09:28:50 AM
https://youtu.be/C9g1xwSJdsk


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Post by: Johnm on January 03, 2018, 02:30:28 PM
Hi all,
Here's one from George Pegram on banjo and Walter "Red" Parham on harmonica.  What a great backbeat!

https://youtu.be/7AC0rP9ePDk

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Johnm on January 11, 2018, 05:47:58 PM
Hi all,
I just found Johnny Young and Otis Spann doing "Stealin' as a duo.  What a treat!

https://youtu.be/poBf5g9sDjY

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on January 18, 2018, 07:13:16 PM
Roy Book Binder is going to be on faculty at Port Townsend this summer, so I thought I'd post this 20-minute video he made for Acoustic Guitar Magazine last year. Typical Roy, telling stories as much as playing guitar. Pickin'-wise, he's doing real good for his mid-70s.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO-YAYQ8-Nw
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Post by: lindy on January 19, 2018, 07:00:00 PM
I just came across a page on the Smithsonian Folkways website with several fine videos on it.

Here are three links, the first is to a mini-documentary (11+ minutes) about Harry Smith's anthology:

https://folkways.si.edu/smithsonian-folkways-remembers-harry-smith/music/video/smithsonian

The second is Phil Wiggins and Mark Puryear playing Leadbelly's Midnight Special:

https://folkways.si.edu/phil-wiggins-and-mark-puryear-play-the-midnight-special/african-american-music-american-folk-blues/music/video/smithsonian

The third is John Jackson playing Steamboat Whistle Blues:

https://folkways.si.edu/steamboat-whistle/african-american-blues/music/video/smithsonian

There must be more on the Smithsonian website, but these are the ones that fell into my lap today.

Lindy


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Post by: islandgal on January 20, 2018, 09:16:54 AM
Lindy,
Thanks for turning me on to the Smithsonian Folkways website. I just spent an hour exploring it and have bookmarked it for more enjoyment.
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Post by: lindy on January 29, 2018, 09:05:34 AM
If you're on the email list for Centrum, you got a copy of this video in your inbox this morning. Here it is for those who aren't.

A powerful song from Phil Wiggins, sans harp.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOQQGhPDHuE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on March 06, 2018, 11:35:17 AM
Hi all,
Here is a beautiful cover from Robert Lowery.  He taught at Port Townsend a couple of years.  He was originally from Arkansas and lived for many years in Santa Cruz, California.  He was a nice man.  Boy, I think he sounds great here, and I love his singing.  It's good to hear you again, Robert.

https://youtu.be/6HQ7nY6OZmw

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Johnm on March 16, 2018, 10:19:08 AM
Hi all,
Many thanks to Stefan Wirz for posting this clip of Curtis Jones (!) performing "Cherie" live, as part of the American Folk Blues Festival.  It's so great to see performance footage of someone you assumed you would never be able to see.  Here it is:

https://youtu.be/WMLIzYdKcXU

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Johnm on March 19, 2018, 09:31:07 AM
Hi all,
I was very excited to find this posting by Stefan Wirz on youtube this morning.  It's of several tracks by Robert Curtis Smith from a 1999 release, "From Mississippi to Chicago" on the Hightone label.  I was unaware that any later recordings of Robert Curtis Smith were commercially available.  If you enjoy this music, you may want to keep track of Stefan's youtube channel, because he has been posting really stellar music.  Here is Robert Curtis Smith:

https://youtu.be/diFbx_967vA

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on June 02, 2018, 09:51:14 AM
Stefan posted this vid from Wilbert Atwater, a new name to me. As far as I can tell, the only other mention of him on Weenie is on a thread entitled "Banjo on Guitar." Looks like he's a North Carolina guy, so naturally I want to ask Lightnin' what he knows about Wilbert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-VGMwxw-ho

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Post by: Prof Scratchy on June 09, 2018, 04:26:21 AM
https://youtu.be/8SXeGn71hvE


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Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 13, 2018, 09:36:32 AM
Hi all,
Here is Bishop Perry Tillis doing "Nobody's Fault But Mine".  I know nothing about him in the biographical sense, but I sure love this.

https://youtu.be/IKAilEPIG84

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: alyoung on June 15, 2018, 06:45:11 AM
This track is one of several recorded by or for Swedish researcher Bengt Olsson in 1971 and 1972 and issued in 2006 on Birdman CD BMR-093. Eight of the tracks were issued on the English label Flyright; the Birdman CD has many of these, plus four previously unissued tracks; one of these is Nobody's Fault. The Birdman notes say that in his younger days, Tillis was a traveling blues player who met and played with Blind Willie Johnson in Alabama in the 1940s. Some years later, he turned from blues to preaching and playing the gospel, and in the late 1970s started a church in a building next to his house in Samson, Alabama. He died in November, 2005, aged 85.   
The Birdman CD is titled "Too Close" and it's a real nice set (thanks, John, for prompting me to haul it out again). Here's another one off  it ... http://youtu.be/BHcQ4OQvSbE
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on June 15, 2018, 10:14:10 AM
Thanks, Al, for the information on Bishop Perry Tillis and the other song by him.  Man, that's what I call heavy time!
All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Norfolk Slim on June 15, 2018, 04:57:21 PM
Wow.  That just grinds.  In a very fine way.
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Rivers on June 18, 2018, 08:25:44 PM
https://youtu.be/-MWeDuS5ask
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Post by: eric on June 19, 2018, 08:14:50 AM
Yep.
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Post by: blueshome on June 20, 2018, 12:22:20 AM
While we are at it with Nobody?s Fault:
https://youtu.be/sE-IFnU_FSs
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Post by: Parlor Picker on June 20, 2018, 02:12:39 AM
Thanks blueshome. In my book, Johnny Shines is up there with the best of them and could do virtually no wrong. Both voice and guitar always stunning.
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Post by: harriet on June 21, 2018, 01:07:21 PM
Good Morning Blues - Narrated by B.B.King (1978)
(footage of Sam Chatmon, Hayes McMullan, Houston Stackhouse, Gus Cannon, Big Joe Williams,Furry Lewis, Johnny Shines among others...)

https://youtu.be/IT43PEPhMQc
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Post by: Johnm on June 29, 2018, 06:50:07 AM
Hi all,
I found this on youtube yesterday.  I had no idea Tony Joe White was such a kid when he recorded this.  What a voice!

https://youtu.be/MCSsVvlj6YA

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: eric on June 29, 2018, 08:45:48 AM
Great tune, great artist.  Also wrote Rainy Night in Georgia.
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Post by: Johnm on June 29, 2018, 02:03:50 PM
That's interesting, Eric, I didn't know he had written that song as well.  I've been listening to Brook Benton sing "A Rainy Night In Georgia" a lot lately.
all best,
Johnm
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Post by: alyoung on July 02, 2018, 03:02:26 AM
Without comment (none necessary)....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQndiPTqkEg
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Post by: Johnm on July 11, 2018, 02:08:53 PM
Hi all,
This is from the Arhoolie CD, "Goin' Back To Crawford" and it features Amelia Johnson on vocal, and Big Joe Williams and John "Mister Short Stuff" Macon on guitars.  I think Amelia Johnson sings three numbers on the CD and they're all great.

https://youtu.be/F7Db_tDMLtc

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Johnm on July 17, 2018, 04:41:24 PM
Hi all,
Here is "After The War", by James "Son" Thomas.  Isn't it a beautiful melody?

https://youtu.be/LHuIoO6NU68 

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Parlor Picker on July 18, 2018, 02:05:00 AM
Hi all,
Here is "After The War", by James "Son" Thomas.  Isn't it a beautiful melody?
All best,
Johnm

I see what you mean, John. That's lovely.
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Post by: alyoung on July 18, 2018, 08:13:29 PM
Its original title is "Rainbow at Midnight". A YouTube comment says (I am not making this up): "Lost John Miller, a World War II veteran, has always received credit for this song.  The song describes the ocean and starlit night sky he viewed while returning home on a troopship." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZsPOEzGtuQ
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Post by: Johnm on July 18, 2018, 09:37:51 PM
Thanks for that information, Al.  That's kind of an amazing coincidence, though in fairness, John Miller is a pretty common name.
All best,
Johnm
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Post by: bnemerov on July 19, 2018, 12:16:04 PM
Hi (Found) John Miller,
Your "cousin", Lost John Miller, was a very well regarded radio entertainer in North Carolina and East Tennessee.
He had the good sense to hire Earl Scruggs and get Earl out of the NC cotton mills and into professional music.
Lots to thank the (Lost and Found) Millers for, no?
best,
bruce
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Post by: Johnm on July 19, 2018, 02:09:13 PM
Hi Bruce,
If Lost John Miller got Earl Scruggs out of the cotton mills and performing in public, we really do have a lot to thank him for, as well as that beautiful song!
All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: daddystovepipe on September 23, 2018, 07:30:52 AM
A rare clip of JB Lenore, playing "Alabama Blues".  Footage dates from 1965 when he participated to the AFBF.  Non of the official AFBF dvd's has this though.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2pKQPbXzBs

Same channel has a nice video of Roosevelt Sykes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzQx81U-7HA

and Eddie South
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBpIQ7aiXn4
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Post by: Johnm on October 04, 2018, 05:58:29 PM
Hi all,
I just found this performance footage of Willie Trice on youtube, just put up two weeks ago, with only twelve viewings thus far.  I didn't know there was any performance footage of him available, and was pretty excited to find it.  Here he is doing "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home":

https://youtu.be/wiNPaMlVPuk

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: harriet on October 05, 2018, 09:25:07 AM
Enjoying Blues at home 5 with Carey Tate and Alonzo Burke...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35vMrYL2Hwg
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on October 05, 2018, 12:19:30 PM
Thanks for posting that, Harriet.  Cary Tate is a new name to me and it's good to hear him.
All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Prof Scratchy on October 05, 2018, 02:59:05 PM
Likewise. He?s a very strong player and singer. Thanks, harriet!


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Post by: harriet on October 05, 2018, 07:21:22 PM
 You're both welcome - I found this researching from the MOtt Willis selection John Miller just posted in his Miller's Breakdown

Here's one of Lonzo Burkes selections - but youtube only had posted the track as it appeared another disc. I found the "Blues at home" series on Amazon  Never heard of these bluesmen either and was surprised that they slipped through the cracks.

Here's a link to the series on Amazon, and there's also two discs with interviews in the collection of some of the bluesmen... https://www.amazon.com/s?rh=n%3A163856011%2Ck%3ABlues+at+Home%2Cp_n_feature_browse-bin%3A625150011&keywords=Blues+at+Home&ie=UTF8&qid=1538792636

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKS9wDaRzNw
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Johnm on November 16, 2018, 08:45:31 AM
Hi all,
I just found this footage of John Jackson.  I sure love that move he does on "Cindy", starting around 1:11.  Those of us who had the opportunity to spend time with him certainly were lucky.

https://youtu.be/mzyvNF-Bc2E

All best,
Johnm
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Prof Scratchy on December 22, 2018, 02:18:53 AM
Hadnt come across this one before.
https://youtu.be/wfsX8RqzlWc


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Post by: Johnm on December 22, 2018, 08:27:55 AM
Thanks for finding that clip, Scratchy.  Boy, it's a good one for seeing Joe's left hand and seeing where he did a lot of his moves in Spanish.
All best,
Johnm
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Post by: lindy on January 01, 2019, 10:21:33 AM
Don't know why I suddenly got an urge to watch/listen to old T-Bone Walker recordings this morning, these whims are common in the age of YouTube.

Briefly skimming through a couple of bio pages on the Web--a doubly dangerous practice for finding "facts," I know--I read that T-Bone's family had Blind Lemon Jefferson over for dinner occasionally, that T-Bone was Lemon's "lead boy" for a while, and that T-Bone and Charlie Christian did a guitar/bass/dance street act, I'd definitely pay a dollar to see that.

Probably common knowledge for many of you. Here's T-Bone's first two recorded sides:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpXJBXS_fiY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZER8YX_Wwk&list=RD5ZER8YX_Wwk&start_radio=1&t=185
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Post by: lindy on January 29, 2019, 10:51:47 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsUY0wovvbs
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: Norfolk Slim on January 29, 2019, 11:46:55 AM
"Lovely stuff" as Alan Partridge might say.

Two fine players having fun:-)
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Post by: Prof Scratchy on March 30, 2019, 03:35:30 AM
What is this musician doing? Inventive lead guitar from Little Son Joe! https://youtu.be/AdQbIeKNono


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Post by: Johnm on June 17, 2019, 05:03:06 PM
Hi all,
Here is the very great Frankie Lee Sims.  How could he sing like that?

https://youtu.be/e-XEMr1eF9o

All best,
Johnm
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Post by: Rivers on June 21, 2019, 11:27:09 PM
Our friend Annie Raines demoing the current Hohner harp line, fine-tuned sense of humor and natural talent:

https://youtu.be/OVk9fe72-EA
Title: Re: YouTube.com - Interesting Country Blues related video clips
Post by: lindy on July 05, 2019, 01:35:28 PM
Brother Theotis Taylor with a special approach to gospel piano:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p5mrLs1wHg
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Post by: alyoung on July 09, 2019, 07:00:57 AM
Bro Taylor was/is from Fitzgerald, Ga. (he was still alive, in his 90s a year ago). This tracks is from a no-label-name, no-issue-number LP titled "Georgia Grassroots Music Festival", recorded in 1976 or 1977. Bro Taylor did quite a bit of recording through the mid-to-late 1970s, and was musically active at least into the 1990s when he was part of a gospel program at Carnegie Hall. He made several singles on the Pitch label, from Savannah, Ga, plus a privately-issued LP that was picked up and reissued by Fat Possum. Fat Possum also a few years ago did a three-CD reissue set of Pitch gospel (the label didn't issue anything else) recordings on its Big Legal Mess subsidiary. Modesty prevents me mentioning who wrote the notes to this set, but if you have any questions about Pitch...