Thursday, September 26, 2013

I can play it if you can whistle it

Couldn’t decide which of these to post, so they’re both here, for your delectation.

Banjo Joe • Madison Street Rag • 1927

Cannon’s Jug Stompers • Madison Street Rag • 1928

1) Gus Cannon, vocal, whistling, banjo; Blind Blake, guitar. Recorded in Chicago, c.November 1927.

2) Gus Cannon, vocal, whistling, banjo; Ashley Thompson, guitar; Noah Lewis, harmonica. Recorded in Memphis, 
30 January 1928.

LP covers: American Music.

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