×
1/
Skip to main content

Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 6) The Blues

Various Artists
Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 6) The Blues

This edition of Fast Folk Musical Magazine focuses on traditional blues, with 10 vocal and two instrumental numbers. The instrumentals are Thomas "Fats" Waller's "Viper's Drag" performed by Howie Wyeth on piano and "Country Rag," a traditional string band composition performed by Raoul and Amos Otis. As for the blues vocals, Dave Van Ronk performs Blind Willie Johnson's "Motherless Children," John Hammond Jr. sings Sleepy John Estes’ "Drop Down Mama," Paul Geremia performs Pink Anderson's "Ain't Nobody Home But Me," and Bob Zaidman performs "1919 Influenza Blues." In a more modern vein, the group Rhythm & Romance offers up "I Like You Fine" with vocalist Nikki Mathenson. A 16-page facsimile of Fast Folk Musical Magazine is included with the recording.

Track Listing

icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
101
Ain't Nobody Home But Me Paul Geremia and Del Lord 3:14
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
102
Worried Blues Bob Guida 2:35
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
103
Walkin' Blues Tucker Smallwood 2:33
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
104
Viper's Drag Howie Wyeth 2:22
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
105
1919 Influenza Blues Bob Zaidman 3:09
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
106
Drop Down Mama John Hammond Jr. 5:12
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
201
Hot Time in Old Town Tonight Ari Eisinger and Joe Lauro 1:55
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
202
I Like You Fine Rhythm & Romance 5:03
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
203
April Blues Peter Spencer 3:12
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
204
Country Rag The Otis Brothers 1:45
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
205
Motherless Children Dave Van Ronk 3:12
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
206
What Are They Doing in Heaven Today Pat Conti 2:54
TOP

.