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Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday November 9th, 2011 with Bruce Walton
American Pop: An Audio History

Thanks to Ron Steeds for sharing with me this 1998 set from West Hill Audio Archives in Toronto, with "technical reconstruction" and liner notes by Allen Lowe. Tonight, tracks from cd's 1-3 of this 9-cd collection.
Mama's Black Baby Boy (1893)
The Unique Quartet - American Pop: An Audio History
Cakewalk (1900)
unknown - American Pop
Pasquinale (1901)
Sousa's Band - American Pop
Nobody (1906)
Bert Williams - American Pop
You Made Me Love You (1913)
Al Jolson - American Pop
Desecration Rag (1914)
Felix Arndt - American Pop
Memphis Blues (1914)
Victor Military Band - American Pop
After You've Gone (1918)
Marion Harris - American Pop
Royal Garden Blues (1921)
Mamie Smith's Jazz Hounds - American Pop
It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' (1923)
Wendell Hall - American Pop
Suitcase Blues (1925)
Hersal Thomas - American Pop
Ragtime Annie (1922)
Eck Robertson - American Pop
Country Blues (1927)
Doc Boggs - American Pop
My Pretty Girl (1927)
Jean Goldkette - American Pop