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One Man Band

One Man Band

Riffin' John Blackman was a street musician from Louisiana who moved to New York, and at the time this recording was made, he performed on one of the ferries that connect Manhattan to the New Jersey shore. His homemade drums and tuneful kazoo recreate jazz songs with a distinct Dixieland sound.

Track Listing

101
Take-Off No. 2 John "Paul" Blackman 3:13
102
Careless Love John "Paul" Blackman 2:50
103
Alabama Band John "Paul" Blackman 2:45
104
John Blackman Blues John "Paul" Blackman 2:56
105
Some of These Days John "Paul" Blackman 4:11
201
Take-Off No. 1 John "Paul" Blackman 1:29
202
Some of These Days John "Paul" Blackman 1:21
203
Basin Street Blues John "Paul" Blackman 2:05
204
The Shiek of Araby John "Paul" Blackman 2:08
205
When the Saints Go Marching In John "Paul" Blackman 2:06
206
St. Louis Blues John "Paul" Blackman 3:17
207
The Blackman Special John "Paul" Blackman 2:40

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