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Jungle Drums
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produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955-; performed by James P. Johnson, 1894-1955; in Every Tone a Testimony (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 3 mins
This double CD draws upon the collection at the Smithsonian Folkways archive to create a history of African American life and culture in sound—an aural history. Encompassing both the African American oral and literary traditions, these 59 tracks feature an unparalleled assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetr...
produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955-; performed by James P. Johnson, 1894-1955; in Every Tone a Testimony (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 3 mins
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Don't You Tell Nobody
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performed by Willie Dixon, 1915-1992, John Len Chatman, 1915-1988, Wally Richardson, 1930-, Al Ashby, fl. 1960 and Gus Johnson, 1913-2000; in Willie Dixon: Willie's Blues (Bluesville, 1991), 2 mins
performed by Willie Dixon, 1915-1992, John Len Chatman, 1915-1988, Wally Richardson, 1930-, Al Ashby, fl. 1960 and Gus Johnson, 1913-2000; in Willie Dixon: Willie's Blues (Bluesville, 1991), 2 mins
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The Musical Moods of Joe Sullivan: Piano
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1973), 37 mins

Pianist Joe Sullivan was a noted performer in Chicago, New York and San Francisco jazz circles.

These rare recordings feature a string of buoyant solos, but he also joins Sidney Bechet, Pops Foster and George Wettling for an up-tempo combo and accompanies vocalist Stella Brooks in "Rabbit Foot Blues."

produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1973), 37 mins
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