- Title:Frank Stokes' Dream (The Memphis Blues 1927-1931)
- Style:Country Blues, Memphis Blues
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1780 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1643 megabytes
- Size WMA version1262 megabytes
- Formats:AHX AA MIDI XM ADX TTA AA
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.
|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|
- Pressed By – Sonic Recording Products, Inc. – K-2653
- Pressed By – Sonic Recording Products, Inc. – K-2654
- Cover, Artwork – Nick Perls
- Graphics – Nova Graphics, Inc.
- Sleeve Notes – Steve Calt*
NotesCover Photo - Frank Stokes
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
|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|