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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Deford Bailey

*14-12-1899 near Nashville, TN, +02-07-1982
by Tony Russell, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

1 April 1927 Atlanta, GA – Deford Bailey (Deford Bailey [harmonica])
001 W143846-1-2 PAN AMERICAN EXPRESS Columbia unissued
002 W143847-1-2 HESITATION MAMA unissued
18 April 1927 New York City - Deford Bailey (Deford Bailey [harmonica])
003 E22475*/6 PAN AMERICAN BLUES Vocalion 5180 Brunswick 146/ Matchbox MSE-218
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19 April 1927 New York City - Deford Bailey (Deford Bailey [harmonica])
004 E22501*/2 DIXIE FLYER BLUES Vocalion 5180 Brunswick 146/ Matchbox MSE-218
005 E22503/4* UP COUNTRY BLUES Brunswick 147/ Matchbox MSE-218
006 E22505/6* EVENING PRAYER BLUES Vocalion 5147 Brunswick 148/Matchbox MSE-218
007 E22507/8* MUSCLE SHOAL BLUES Brunswick 147/ Matchbox MSE-218
008 E22509/10* OLD HEN CACKLE Vocalion 5190/ Matchbox MSE-218
009 E22511 ALCOHOLIC BLUES Vocalion 5147 Brunswick 148/ Matchbox MSE-218
010 E22512 FOX CHASE Vocalion 5190/ Matchbox MSE-218
2 October 1928 Nashville, TN – Deford Bailey (Deford Bailey [harmonica])
011 BVE-47110-1-2 LOST JOHN Victor unissued
012 BVE-47111-2 JOHN HENRY 23336 23831/ Matchbox MSE-218 RCA CPL2-9507
013 BVE-47112-1 ICE WATER BLUES 38014 Bluebird B-5147 Montgomery Ward M-4910/ Matchbox MSE-218
014 BVE-47113-1-2 KANSAS CITY BLUES unissued
015 BVE-47114-1-2 CASEY JONES unissued
016 BVE-47115-1-2 WOOD STREET BLUES unissued
017 BVE-47116-1 DAVIDSON COUNTY BLUES 38014 Bluebird B-5147 Montgomery Ward M-4910/ Matchbox MSE-218
018 BVE-47117-1-2 NASHVILLE BLUES unissued
1974/1976 Deford Bailey’s Home, Nashville, TN – Deford Bailey (Deford Bailey [harmonica])
019 PAN AMERICAN TFS-122
020 AIN'T GONNA RAIN NO MORE TFS-122
021 LOST JOHN TFS-122
022 ALCOHOLIC BLUES TFS-122
023 COW COW BLUES TFS-122
024 JOHN HENRY TFS-122
025 SPEECH ABOUT HARPS TFS-122
026 OLD HEN CACKLE [TAKE 1] TFS-122
027 SWEET MARIE TFS-122
028 BLACK MAN BLUES TFS-122
029 RED RIVER VALLEY TFS-122
030 GOTTA SEE MAMA EVERY NIGHT TFS-122
031 WELCOME TABLE TFS-122
032 KANSAS CITY BLUES TFS-122
033 STOVE PIPE BLUES TFS-122
034 SPEECH ABOUT WATER AND HARPS TFS-122
035 SHOE SHINE BOY TFS-122
036 SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT TFS-122
037 TALK ABOUT GRANDFATHER TFS-122
038 HESITATION BLUES TFS-122
039 OLD HEN CACKLE [TAKE 2] TFS-122
040 SAINTS TFS-122
041 DON'T GET WEARY CHILDREN TFS-122
042 SOOK COW TFS-122
043 DOWN THE ROAD A PIECE TFS-122
044 EVENING PRAYER TFS-122


ALBUMS
Tennessee Folklore Society TFS-122 The Legendary Deford Bailey: Country Music's First Black Star: Pan American; Ain't Gonna Rain No More; Lost John; Alcoholic Blues; Cow Cow Blues; John Henry; Speech About Harps; Old Hen Cackle [take 1]; Sweet Marie; Black Man Blues; Red River Valley; Gotta See Mama Every Night; Welcome Table; Kansas City Blues; Stove Pipe Blues; Speech About Water And Harps; Shoe Shine Boy; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Talk About Grandfather; Hesitation Blues; Old Hen Cackle [take 2]; Saints; Don't Get Weary Children; Sook Cow; Down The Road A Piece; Evening Prayer – 98 (also on Revenant 208)
Matchbox MSE-218 Harmonica Showcase: [De Ford Bailey:] Pan-American Blues; Dixie-Flyer Blues; Up Country Blues; Evening Prayer Blues; Muscle Shoals Blues; Old Hen Cackle; The Alcoholic Blues; Fox Chase; John Henry; Ice Water Blues; Davidson County Blues; [D.H. "Bert" Bilbro:] C. & N.W. Blues; Mohana Blues; Yes Indeed I Do; We're Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight; Chester Blues – 10-85 Deford Bailey, D.H.Bilbro

SINGLES
Brunswick
146 Pan American Blues / Dixie Flyer Blues – 27 (reissued on Vocalion 5180)
147 Up Country Blues / Muscle Shoal Blues - 27
148 Evening Prayer Blues / Alcoholic Blues – 27 (reissued on Vocalion 5147)
Vocalion 5190 Old Hen Cackle / Fox Chase
Victor
23336 John Henry / [Noah Lewis] –
23831 John Henry / [D.H.Bilbro] -
38014 Ice Water Blues / Davidson County Blues – (reissued on Bluebird B-5147. Montmomery Ward M-4910)

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Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
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Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
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Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
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