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Juke Joint Saturday Night

Juke Joint Saturday Night
Piano Blues, Rags & Stomps
Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 30s

Yazoo 2053; Ordering Information


"Pure and total enjoyment." - Real Blues
"Impeccable guide with an unerring choice of the
very best." - Folk Roots

A collection of the greatest barrelhouse piano classics of the 20s and 30s, featuring rare and classic performances by towering artists such as Skip James and Little Brother Montgomery as well as legendary figures such as Louise Johnson and Jabo Williams all at the height of their powers. An amazing array of powerful styles that set the course of rocking blues piano for all time to come.
Roosevelt Sykes
Roosevelt Sykes

1. 'JABO' WILLIAMS,
Pratt City Blues

2. 'JABO' WILLIAMS,
Jab's Blues

3. LOUISE JOHNSON,
On The Wall

4. SKIP JAMES,
If You Haven't Any Hay Get On Down The Road
5. CHARLEY TAYLOR,
Heavy Suitcase Blues
6. LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY,
Vicksburg Blues
7. LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY,
No Special Rider Blues
8. 'JABO' WILLIAMS,
Polock Blues
9. LOUISE JOHNSON,
By The Moon And Stars
10. CHARLEY TAYLOR,
Louisiana Bound
11. JAMES WIGGINS,
Gotta Shave 'Em Dry
12. SKIP JAMES,
22-20 Blues

13. JAMES WIGGINS,
Forty-Four Blues
14. 'JABO' WILLIAMS,
Fat Mama Blues
15. 'BOODLE IT' WIGGINS,
Evil Woman Blues
16. LOUISE JOHNSON,
Long Ways From Home
17. LOUISE JOHNSON,
All Night Long Blues
18. RUDY FOSTER,
Black Gal Makes Thunder
19. RUDY FOSTER,
Corn Trimmer Blues
20. KINGFISH BILL TOMLIN,
Army Blues
21. KINGFISH BILL TOMLIN,
Hot Box
22. ROOSEVELT SYKES,
3-6 and 9 (Three, Six And Nine)
23. PIANO KID EDWARDS,
Gamblin' Man's Prayer
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