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Clarence Williams
Clarence Williams, New Orleans Pioneer -- Great Original Performances 1923 To 1941

Compil. 1999 on CDS Records Limited label

From booklet: "These stereo recreations achieve even greater realism when reproduced in surround sound." Recording date, location, matrix, catalog number: 1. January 25, 1927, New York, 143349-2, Columbia 14193-D 2. June 28, 1934, New York, 15370-1, Vocalion 2788 3. August 7, 1933, New York, 152465-2, Columbia 2829-D 4. February 15, 1923, New York, 80863-5, Columbia A-3844 5. April 18, 1928, New York, 400621-B, OKeh 8572 6. May 22, 1930, New York, 404035-B, OKeh 8798 7. August 26, 1929, New York, 148940-3, Columbia 14460-D 8. September 26, 1928, New York, 401152-A, OKeh 8629 9. June 28, 1934, New York, 15371-1, Vocalion 2788 10. August 7, 1933, New York, 152468-2, Columbia 2863-D 11. September 23, 1927, New York, 81473-A, OKeh 8510 12. August 23, 1928, New York, 146881-2, Columbia 14365-D 13. May 22, 1929, New York, 53655-2, Victor V-38063 14. May 22, 1930, New York, 404034-A, OKeh 8798 15. April 23, 1930, New York, 403973-B, OKeh 8790 16. September 1, 1933, New York, 13938-1, Vocalion 2584 17. September 26, 1928, New York, 401153-A, OKeh 8629 18. July 6, 1934, New York, 15399-1, Vocalion 2871 19. March 7, 1935, New York, 16985-1, Vocalion 2927 20. October 22, 1941, New York, BS-071199-1, Bluebird B-11368

PortraitClarence Williams p, voc, 1893-1965 US
album by, piano, piano, vocals, jug, jug, vocals
Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings
performer on track
Leroy Harris bj,
PortraitCyrus St. Clair ssph, tu, 1890-1955 US
brass bass
Ben Whitted sax, US
clarinet, probably
Benny Moten sax, b,
clarinet, probably
Williams' Washboard Band
performer on track
PortraitCecil Scott cl, ts, 1905-1964 US
Ed Allen cor, tr, 1897-1974 US
Floyd Casey wb, dr, US
Clarence Williams' Jug Band
performer on track
PortraitIkey Robinson bj, g, voc, 1904-1990 US
banjo, guitar
PortraitClarence Todd voc, p, US
kazoo, vocals
PortraitHerman Chittison p, 1908-1967 US
PortraitWillie "The Lion" Smith p, 1893-1973 US
PortraitEva Taylor voc, 1895-1977 US
Willie Williams US
PortraitBessie Smith voc, 1894-1937 US
performer on track, vocals
Clarence Williams' Washboard Five
performer on track
PortraitBuster Bailey cl, 1902-1967 US
clarinet, alto saxophone, probably, clarinet, probably
Clarence Williams' Novelty Band
performer on track
Ed Anderson tr, cor, *1910 US
Arville Harris cl, as, ts, 1904-1954 US
reeds, probably, clarinet, alto saxophone, alto saxophone, probably, clarinet, probably, clarinet, tenor saxophone
PortraitRussell Procope sax, as, cl, 1908-1981 US
reeds, probably
PortraitGeechie Fields tb, *1904 US
PortraitClaude Hopkins p, 1903-1984 US
piano, probably 2nd p.
Clarence Williams' Blue Seven
performer on track
PortraitLouis Metcalf tr, 1905-1981 US
PortraitCharlie Irvis tb, 1899-1939 US
PortraitEthel Waters voc, 1896-1977 US
performer on track, vocals
PortraitPrince Robinson cl, ts, 1907-1960 US
clarinet, tenor saxophone
PortraitHenry "Red" Allen tr, voc, 1906-1967 US
Clarence Williams And His Orchestra
performer on track
PortraitJames Price Johnson p, 1894-1955 JM
Unknown Artist
brass bass
PortraitRoy Smeck uke, g, 1900-1994 US
guitar, probably
PortraitWilbur De Paris tb, 1900-1973 US
trombone, probably
Bruce Johnson
Clarence Williams' Blue Five
performer on track
PortraitWellman Braud b, 1891-1966 US
double bass
Grace Harper
Nathan Barlow
Robert Parker remastered by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Candy LipsClarence Williams' Jazz Kings
2I Can't Beat You Doin' What You're Doin' MeWilliams' Washboard Band
3Chizzlin' SamClarence Williams' Jug Band
4Down Hearted BluesBessie Smith
5Log Cabin BluesClarence Williams' Washboard Five
6You're Bound To Look Like A Monkey When You Get OldClarence Williams' Novelty Band
7A Pane In The GlassClarence Williams' Jazz Kings
8Walk That BroadClarence Williams' Washboard Five
9TroubleWilliams' Washboard Band
10You Ain't Too OldClarence Williams' Jug Band
11Close Fit BluesClarence Williams' Blue Seven
12West End BluesEthel Waters
13Lazy MamaWilliams' Washboard Band
14He Wouldn't Stop Doin' ItClarence Williams' Novelty Band
15Worn Out BluesWilliams' Washboard Band
16Chocolate AvenueClarence Williams And His Orchestra
17Have You Ever Felt That Way?Clarence Williams' Washboard Five
18Organ Grinder BluesClarence Williams And His Orchestra
19Milk Cow BluesClarence Williams And His Orchestra
20Thriller BluesClarence Williams' Blue Five
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