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Various - Frank Stokes' Dream (The Memphis Blues 1927-1931) album download
Country Blues, Memphis Blues
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  • Title:
    Frank Stokes' Dream (The Memphis Blues 1927-1931)
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    Country Blues, Memphis Blues
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Cover art still bears the LP catalog number "L - 1008", but true catalog number (1008) is found on disc, spine and last page of booklet. P) 1991 YAZOO, a Division of Shanachie Records Corp. 1. 1938 2. 1929 3. 1929 4. 1927 5. 1928 6. 7. 1931 8. 1929 9. 1928 10.

TITLE added to MP3 cart. Frank Stokes' Dream: The Memphis Blues (1927-1931). Moreover, it contains some great music, including a Frank Stokes tune that is not on the current Yazoo collection of his work. Very happy to have this on cd as I only had the cassette previously.

Frank Stokes is one such individual. Though a forgotten figure nowadays, Stokes was a fixture of the Mississippi blues scene, frequently performing with other local bluesmen such as Garfield Akers, Dan Sane, and others. Having performed blues well before it began to flourish in the South, Stokes was a consummate professional, and deeply influential to future blues figures, and even the country performer Jimmie Rodgers, who took stylistic cues from Stokes. His performances were noteworthy for his adept guitar-playing, his booming, stentorian voice, and for the numerous duets he recorded, which.

Frank Stokes (January 1, 1877 or 1888 – September 12, 1955) was an American blues musician, songster, and blackface minstrel, who is considered by many musicologists to be the father of the Memphis blues guitar style. Stokes was born in Shelby County, Tennessee, in the vicinity of Whitehaven, located two miles north of the Mississippi state line.

Frank Stokes' Dream - Frank Stokes. 3. Take Me Back - Frank Stokes. Listen to The Memphis Blues 1927-1931 in full in the this site app. Play on this site. You look like someone who appreciates good music.

Tracklist

A1 Tom Dickson Labor Blues
A2 Frank Stokes Frank Stokes' Dream
A3 Frank Stokes Take Me Back
A4 Pearl Dickson Twelve Pound Daddy
A5 Furry Lewis Black Gypsy Blues
A6 Furry Lewis Creeper's Blues
A7 Noah Lewis Devil In The Woodpile
B1 Will Weldon Turpentine Blues
B2 Furry Lewis I Will Turn Your Money Green
B3 Furry Lewis Judge Harsh Blues
B4 Memphis Minnie And Kansas Joe 'Frisco Town
B5 Memphis Minnie I Don't Want That Junk Outta You
B6 Cannon's Jug Stompers Noah's Blues
B7 Frank Stokes Last Go Round

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Sonic Recording Products, Inc. – K-2653
  • Pressed By – Sonic Recording Products, Inc. – K-2654

Credits

  • Cover, Artwork – Nick Perls
  • Graphics – Nova Graphics, Inc.
  • Sleeve Notes – Steve Calt*

Notes

Cover Photo - Frank Stokes

Black labels
54 King Street address.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A [etched]): L-1008-A K-2653
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B [etched]): L-1008-B K-2654

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
L-1008 Various Frank Stokes' Dream - The Memphis Blues-1927-1931 ‎(LP, Comp, RP) Yazoo L-1008 US Unknown
1008 Various Frank Stokes' Dream (The Memphis Blues 1927-1931) ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Yazoo 1008 US 1991
L 1008, L-1008 Various Frank Stokes' Dream - The Memphis Blues-1927-1931 ‎(LP, Comp, RP) Yazoo, Yazoo L 1008, L-1008 US Unknown
L-1008 Various Frank Stokes' Dream-The Memphis Blues-1927-1931 ‎(LP, Comp, Ltd, RE, 180) Yazoo L-1008 US 2011
L-1008 Various Frank Stokes' Dream (The Memphis Blues 1927-1931) ‎(LP, Comp, Bla) Yazoo L-1008 US Unknown