Records from Brunswick

Arkansaw Blues

April 2, 2017
By joycejohnston

Ballin’ The Jack

August 5, 2018
By joycejohnston

Birmingham Breakdown

December 10, 2015
By joycejohnston

Personnel: Bubber Miley and Lous Metcalf on trumpet; Tricky Sam Nanton on trombone; Otto Hardwick, Rudy Jackson, Harry Carney, reeds; Duke Ellington on piano; Freddy Guy on banjo; Wellman Braud on bass and Sonny Greer on drums.

Blue

December 28, 2015
By joycejohnston

This is a re-issue of the original June 1928 recording.

Blue Blues

April 2, 2017
By joycejohnston

Cinderella Blues

December 11, 2015
By joycejohnston

East St. Louis Toodle-Oo

December 10, 2015
By joycejohnston

Don’t miss this one! It has an outstanding growling plunger-muted trumpet part played by co-composer (with Ellington) Bubber Miley and an authentic 1920s air. Steely Dan covered this song in 1974 on their LP “Pretzel Logic.”

Personnel: Bubber Miley and Lous Metcalf on trumpet; Tricky Sam Nanton on trombone; Otto Hardwick, Rudy Jackson, Harry Carney, reeds; Duke Ellington on piano; Freddy Guy on banjo; Wellman Braud on bass and Sonny Greer on drums.

How Come You Do Me Like You Do?

August 5, 2018
By joycejohnston

I’m Sober Now

December 29, 2015
By joycejohnston

Re-issue of the original 1929 recording on Vocalion(1266).

Isle of Capri

August 4, 2018
By joycejohnston

Jump Steady Blues

December 30, 2015
By joycejohnston

Reissue of the original 1929 recording on Vocalion(1298).

Memphis Blues

July 31, 2018
By joycejohnston

Memphis Blues

August 4, 2018
By joycejohnston

Red Hot

July 26, 2018
By joycejohnston

San Antonio Shout

July 29, 2018
By joycejohnston

Shine

December 11, 2015
By joycejohnston

Shirt Tail Stomp

December 28, 2015
By joycejohnston

This is a re-issue of the original 1928 recording.

Take ‘Em to the Door

January 10, 2016
By joycejohnston

The Old Cottage Home

November 21, 2015
By joycejohnston

Lovely harmonies, guitar and harmonica on an old song that sweetly captures the longing often expressed in this era’s songs for home and family.

There’s No One Like Mother to Me


By joycejohnston

This is another nicely performed song from Mac and Bob about the longing for home.

Tin Roof Blues

July 29, 2018
By joycejohnston