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Memphis blues and jug bands.

Bengt Olsson

Memphis blues and jug bands.

by Bengt Olsson

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Published by Studio Vista in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Memphis.,
  • Memphis
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Tennessee -- Memphis.,
    • Blues (Music) -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBlues paperbacks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML200.8.M44 O5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4372301M
      ISBN 100289700345
      LC Control Number78589210

      The Memphis Jug Band was one of the most popular and prolific blues groups of the s and ’30s, employing jugs, harmonicas, kazoos, guitars, mandolins, fiddles, and other instruments to entertain a wide variety of audiences with brisk renditions of downhome blues. Return to BLUES LYRICS and HOODOO Index Return to HOODOO IN THEORY AND PRACTICE Table of Contents. TITLE: Aunt Caroline Dyer Blues MATRIX NO.: SINGER: The Memphis Jug Band (Will Shade, guitar and vocals; Ben Ramey, kazoo; Charlie Burse, guitar [and spoken interjections], Hambone Lewis, jug) COMPOSER(S): Jennie Mae Clayton.

      Stations With Memphis Jug Band. Memphis Jug Band Radio Plays Memphis Jug Band along with similar artists like: Cannon's Jug Stompers, Sonny Boy Williamson, Hank Williams, Mamie Smi Country Blues Plays acoustic guitar driven blues. Bob Lee Junior Blues Memphis Jug Band. Lyrics. Rhythm And Blues Jazz Blues Blues Music Blue Roots Street Musician Delta Blues Country Blue Folk Music Popular Music Photo of the week: Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller – Field Trip South Jesse Fuller (Ma – Janu ) was an American one-man band musician, best known for his song "San Francisco Bay Blues".

      The Memphis Jug Band was an American musical group active from the mids to the late s. The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard, washtub bass and jug. They played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors. The band made the first commercial recordings in Memphis. Like most JSP box sets, Memphis Shakedown is an affordably priced grab bag of vintage music presented with enough care and attention to detail that interested parties may dive directly in and experience more proof that history can be entertaining, invigorating, and deeply rewarding. The focus here is bluesy jug, mouth harp, kazoo, washboard, mandolin, and guitar-driven entertainment as it.


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Memphis Blues And Jug Bands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about Memphis Blues And Jug Bands Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews.4/5(3).

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olsson, Bengt. Memphis blues and jug bands. London, Studio Vista, The Memphis Jug Band was an American musical group active from the mids to the late s. The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard, washtub bass and played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors.

The band made the first commercial recordings in Memphis. On this first session they cut ‘Sun Brimmers Blues’, ‘Newport News’ and ‘Memphis Jug Blues’. By Victor was back in Memphis recording the band, which now included, Charlie Burse on.

The Memphis Jug Band was an American musical group active from the mids through the late s. [1] The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard, washtub bass and played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors.

In addition to guitar-based blues, jug bands, such as Gus Cannon's Jug Stompers and the Memphis Jug Band, were extremely popular practitioners of Memphis jug band style emphasized the danceable, syncopated rhythms of early jazz and a range of other folk styles.

It was played on simple, sometimes homemade, instruments such as harmonicas, violins, Memphis blues and jug bands. book, banjos, and guitars. William Shade Jr. (February 5, – Septem ), known as Will Shade, was a Memphis blues musician, best known for his leadership of the Memphis Jug was commonly called Son Brimmer, a nickname from his grandmother Annie Brimmer (son is short for grandson).The name apparently stuck when other members of the band noticed that the sun bothered him and he used the.

The Mississippi Sheiks, an all black string band, wrote and recorded were unique in having a blues fiddle in the mix, and this style of playing can be heard in revival string and jug bands.

Recorded on Hattie Hart sings the lead with Will Shade on harp, Tee Wee Blackman on guitar, Ben Ramey on kazoo, and Ham Lewis on the jug. In the years following World War II, as the guitar and harmonica became amplified, electric blues bands replaced the older jug bands in Memphis.

Blues artists continued to migrate from the. Don't choose between Cannon's Jug Stompers and the Memphis Jug Band. Get them both. Both are terribly underrated--they should be included on any list of the best pre-electric blues ever made (though both go beyond the blues form), and, for that matter, among the best music America has ever produced.5/5(5).

Memphis Jug Band. プロフィール: American musical group active from the mids to the late s. The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard, washtub bass and jug. They played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors.

became amplified, electric blues bands replaced the older jug bands in Memphis. Blues artists continued to migrate from the surround­ ing countryside into the city. King, originally from Mississippi, grafted an electric lead guitar sound to a large orchestra of profes­ sional musicians to create a blues style that remains popular today.

A strain of country blues all its own, Memphis Blues gives the rise of two distinct forms: the jug band (playing and singing a humorous, jazz-style of blues played on homemade instruments) and the beginnings of assigning parts to guitarists for solo (lead) and rhythm, a tradition that is now part and parcel of all modern day blues -- and rock & roll -- bands.

Jug Band Music G Way down south in Memphis Tennessee, G7 Jug band music sounds so sweet to me C7 Because it sounds so sweet, uh huh, G D7 Its hard to beat.

Jug Band music C7 G Certainly was a treat to me G I was with my gal, put her hand on her knee G7. There is an interesting story behind the jug band. Jug bands had existed since at least in Louisville, Kentucky.

Sides from an assortment of jug bands are included on CD B of Richer Tradition Country Blues & String Shade, a native of Memphis ( -?) teamed up with "Lionhouse, a man who played an empty whiskey bottle, and found they could draw an audience (and money) street 5/5(18).

Memphis Jug Band discography and songs: Music profile for Memphis Jug Band, formed Genres: Jug Band, Country Blues. Albums include Anthology of American Folk Music, Anthology of American Folk Music, and Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music: Volume Four. - Three-Sixty-Nine Blues Memphis Jug Band - Lindberg Hop Memphis Jug Band - Insane Crazy Blues Jenny Pope - Mr.

Postman Blues Kaiser Clifton - Fort Worth And Denver Blues - Cash Money Blues Little Buddy Doyle & Walter Horton Hammie Nixon - Sweet Man Blues Memphis Jug Band - Newport News Blues - K.C. Moan. Magpie PY (UK ) Magpie Records. The Memphis area jug bands were more firmly rooted in country blues and earlier African-American traditions.

Groups such as Jack Kelly and his South Memphis Jug Band, Jed Davenport’s Beale Street Jug Band, Noah Lewis’ Jug Band, Will Shade’s Memphis Jug Band, and Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers recorded the great songs. They played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors.

The band made the first commercial recordings in Memphis, Tennessee, and recorded more sides than any other prewar jug band. Not only was Memphis a centre for Delta blues during the late s but it was also the home of many of the great jug bands including Will Shade’s Memphis Jug Band and Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers.

These bands developed out of the country blues and songster traditions and created an upbeat and comic sound perfectly suited to entertaining.Bull Frog Blues (Jenny Pope) Memphis Jug Band. 1 videos. Discover.Memphis Jug Band.

Blues/jug band. For the Record Selected discography. Sources. The Memphis Jug Band was the first good-time band of the blues era. Putting on one of their records is still like unleashing a slightly tipsy, slightly unruly party in your living room.

Some bluesmen had better technique; some had greater intensity, or more.