Saturday, August 17, 2013

Don’t You Want to Know?


Of rusty razors, Major Bowes, Laura Dukes, and oh oh ohs. . . .



Black Gal Swing – The Delta Boys: Son Bonds, lead vocal, kazoo; Sleepy John Estes, 
  guitar, vocal; Raymond Thomas, tub bass.
Working Man Blues, Little Laura Blues  – “Sleepy” John Estes, vocal, guitar; 
  Son Bonds, guitar, spoken; Raymond Thomas, tub bass.
Don’t You Want to Know? – The Delta Boys: Sleepy John Estes, lead vocal, guitar; 
  Son Bonds, kazoo, vocal; Raymond Thomas, tub bass.
80 Highway Blues – Son Bonds, vocal, guitar; Sleepy John Estes, guitar; Raymond 
  Thomas, tub bass. All titles recorded in Chicago, 24 Sep 1941.



Illustration: R. Crumb via Johanna’s Visions

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