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Post  felix on Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:17 pm

Huh? cat

Catchy little tune, but, as far as I can see, it was recorded in 1924. Any how, blues form or not (is it?), to paraphrase Ian Hislop, if that record's da blooz, I'm a banana Oldest blues song of all  771281261 Oldest blues song of all  771281261 Oldest blues song of all  4242516590 geek
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Post  felix on Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:32 am

Oldest blues song of all  1921gow
The Misses Duncan listen in awe to the playback of ... the first ever recorded blues ... by them! Oldest blues song of all  3386054303

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Blues success only served to make the gorgeous siblings, if possible, even more beautiful:

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Tinseltown was entranced, and the sisters became global silver-screen superstars!

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As so often happens, the girls' star faded, and they spent several decades in the doldrums. 'Never say never' was their motto and, amazingly, they resurfaced in the 1980s as the toppermost of teh poppermost in the glitzy world of D-I-S-C-O!

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Post  felix on Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:20 pm

I couldn't find SH Dudley's version on the youtubes - but did find Arthur Collins's 1899 #1 hit record:



and a Columbia cylinder by Len Spencer (just a snippet of the song ... Crying or Very sad ) from the same period, I guess:

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