Tuesday, February 25, 2014

THE VICKSBURG–FORTY FOUR BLUES SAGA—Part II

Well, this one’s not exactly postwar except in the sense it was recorded after the first World War, but it is the first version of “44 Blues” (aka “Vicksburg Blues”) recorded, beating out Little Brother Montgomery’s “original” by a little over a year.


Roosevelt Sykes • “44” Blues • 1929



Label photo: wikipedia

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