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The rough guide to Memphis Minnie : queen of the country blues

Memphis Minnie 1897-1973 (composer,, performer.). World Music Network, (publisher.).

Summary: Memphis Minnie was one of the greatest guitarists and blues singers of her time and a pioneering influence in the urban transformation of country blues. This classic selection of songs is taken from her first prodigious burst of creativity when she recorded with her then-husband Kanas Joe McCoy.

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  • Physical Description: sound disc
    1 audio disc (76:32) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [London] : World Music Network, [2022]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Compiled by Neil Record ; mastered by Laurence Cedar ; sleeve notes by Neil Record.
Formatted Contents Note: Keep it to yourself (2:48) -- Drunken barrel house blues (2:50) -- Moaning the blues (3:04) -- New dirty dozen (2:58) -- Outdoor blues (3:01) -- I'm talking 'bout you, no. 2 (3:13) -- North Memphis blues (2:34) -- Frisco town (2:50) -- Can I do it for you?, part 1 (3:08) -- Bumble bee (3:15) -- What's the matter with the mill? (2:48) -- My butcher man (2:57) -- Let's go to town (3:08) -- Where is my good man (3:00) -- Jailhouse trouble blues (3:13) -- Frankie Jean (that trottin' fool) (2:50) -- Ain't no use trying to tell on me (I know something on you) (3:11) -- Memphis Minnie-Jitis blues (3:21) -- Goin' back to Texas (3:00) -- Crazy cryin' blues (3:27) -- I don't want that junk outta you (2:22) -- Grandma and grandpa blues (3:22) -- Chickasaw train blues (low down dirty thing) (3:16) -- Georgia skin blues (2:59) -- Too late (2:56).
Participant or Performer Note: Memphis Minnie, vocals, guitar.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded 1929-1934.
Subject: Blues (Music) To 1931
Blues (Music) 1931-1940
Blues (Music)
Country music
Blues (Music)
Country music
Genre: Blues (Music)
Country music.
Blues (Music)
Country music.

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