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Offline Thomas8

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Peetie's Ooh Well Well
« on: March 19, 2020, 02:02:51 AM »

Can anyone think of any other singers that employ the Ooh well well Wheatstraw yodel thing or something similar? here's the list of names I have thus far it seems to have been fairly popular with bluebird artists:

Peetie Wheatstraw
Big Joe Williams
Jazz Gillum
Johnnie Temple
Big Bill Broonzy
Washboard Sam
Casey Bill Weldon
Harmon Ray
Robert Johnson
Kokomo Arnold
Roosevelt Scott


Offline Lignite

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Re: Peetie's Ooh Well Well
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2020, 05:14:59 AM »
Georgia Slim

Offline Johnm

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Re: Peetie's Ooh Well Well
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2020, 06:24:56 AM »
Sleepy John Estes

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Re: Peetie's Ooh Well Well
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2020, 03:23:37 AM »
Booker White. (BTW, I don't think there's any doubt Peetie Wheatstraw originated it ... is there?)


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