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Release Date 6th November 2020
The earliest days of blues music has its roots in the deep South region of the United States. It was there that the likes of Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Big Bill Broonzy, and innumerable other performers cut their teeth, performing and recording largely across the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and various other deep Southern states, gradually spreading to its most famed hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Oft forgotten in these stories is that of the Carolinas, and the surrounding Atlantic Coast. Frequently overshadowed by their Memphis, Chicago, and Mississippi contemporaries, it’s an area that contains some of the blues’ oldest traditions. This region was home to major traditional blues players like Blind Blake, Tampa Red, and Sam Butler, among many others, and are collected here in the tracks of Guitar Wizards 1926-1935.
SIDE A: A1. Carl Martin – Farewell To You Baby A2. Carl Martin – Badly Mistreated Man A3. Billy
Bird – Mill Man Blues A4. Blind Blake – You Gonna Quit Me Blues A5. Blind Blake – Wabash Rag A6. Tampa Red – Boogie Woogie
Dance A7. Tampa Red – Bumble Bee Blues. SIDE B: B1. Blind Blake – Guitar Chimes B2. Blind Blake – Panther Squall Blues B3. Sam
Butler – Poor Boy Blues B4. Sam Butler – Jefferson County Blues B5. Sam Butler – Some Scream High Yellow B6. William Moore –
Ragtime Millionaire B7. Carl Martin – Joe Louis Blues