Various Artists - Rough Guide To Hokum Blues


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AWMN 1374
UPC: 605633137446
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Hokum was a style showing a completely different side to the blues that was upbeat, salacious and light hearted. With its use of clever and suggestive innuendo, this risqué style was extremely popular in the late 1920s and early 1930s and its influence has remained part of the blues ever since.

Side 1
Barbecue Bob
Big Bill Broonzy
Bessie Smith
Papa Charlie Jackson
Lucille Bogan
Frankie “Half-Pint” Jaxon
Noah Lewis Jug Band

Side 2
Bo Carter
Allen Brothers
Ma Rainey
Dallas String Band with Coley Jones
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Tampa Red & Georgia Tom

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