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NEW RELEASES ON THE 8000 SERIES

Narmour & Smith - Complete Recordings Volumes 1 & 2

Narmour and Smith Volume 1

Narmour & Smith Volume 1

Narmour and Smith Volume 2

Narmour & Smith Volume 2

As we said in our October Newsletter We are delighted to announce that we have been collaborating with renowned fiddle player Harry Bolick to bring you the complete recorded works of Narmour and Smith. This is the first time that all their recordings have been collected together.

Each CD contains the following info: William Thomas Narmour, fiddle. Shellie Walton Smith, guitar. Old Timey, String Band, Mississippi country fiddle. Informative booklet notes by Harry Bolick. Detailed discography.   

Abridged notes “Polk Brockman of Okeh records discovered Narmour and Smith at the Winona fiddle contest organized by Doc Bailey in 1927. Their recording, “Carroll County Blues,” with “Charleston #1” as a B-side, was “one of the biggest selling records of 1929,” according to Talking Machine World, a recording industry trade paper. “Someone I Love” was nearly as well received. Their popularity continued even as the recording industry began to suffer during the Depression. Along with the Ray Brothers, they were the last of the Mississippi fiddle bands to record in that period.”

Narmour & Smith - Texas Breakdown

If you are unfamiliar with the musicianship of Narmour and Smith, click the image to see our You Tube Film: Texas Breakdown

LATEST RELEASES

On Document / Third Man Vinyl

Document Reissue Volume 3. Third Man Records The third instalment of our highly-anticipated Document Records reissue series. You can buy them singly or as a bundle

Bundle includes:
Charley Patton. The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3 on black, 180-gram vinyl
Blind Willie McTell. The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3 on black, 180-gram vinyl
The Mississippi Sheiks:  The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3 on black, 180-gram vinyl

Charley Patton. The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3

Charley Patton Vol 3

 

Blind Willie McTell. The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3

Blind Willie McTell Vol 3

 

The Mississippi Sheiks: The Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 3

The Mississippi Sheiks Volume 3

Blues from Maxwell Street

TMR Bundle

NEW BOOK

Head, Hands & Feet - A Book of One Man Bands
Head, Hands & FeetWe’ve also got a number of copies of Dave Harris’s remarkable history and account of the world of One Man Bands.  As one commentator states “It's an excellent book. I'd recommend it to anyone with an interest in music, busking, performing arts, music history, percussion, or the unique and quirky things in the world.

Click on the image for further details or see the Authors You Tube video

NEW RELEASES:



GOSPEL SOUNDS

Gospel sounds for the Holidays - Rev JM GatesWe present our finest selection of Vintage Gospel Sounds, Fiery Sermons and Early Black Christian Music. A treasure trove from the past which includes wonderful snippets such as Christmas Day Services in Harlem at vintage prices.

One of the most famous Preachers and Reverend Singers was the Rev. J. M Gates. We have seven volumes of his recordings, all of which are on special offer.

The Reverend J.M. Gates (July 14, 1884 – August 18, 1945)
Of all the black preachers who were unexpectedly elevated to recording star status in the 1920s, the most popular was the Rev J M Gates. Born in 1884 the good reverend was the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rock Dale Park, Atlanta from 1914 until his death around 1941.

At just £2.49 (plus tax if applicable and shipping) you can’t afford to miss these Gospel goodies.

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For less than the price of most CDs on the market Document presents The Catalogue.

One hundred and fifty pages, many printed in full colour.
Over eight hundred and eighty titles.
Over twenty thousand tracks.
Over two thousand three hundred main artists indexed alphabetically.

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