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I Have to Paint My Face: Mississippi Blues, 1960 [sound recording]

Catalog Data

Strachwitz, Chris  Search this
Thomas, Willie  Search this
Chatmon, Sam  Search this
Douglas, K.C. 1913-1975  Search this
Williams, Big Joe 1903-1982  Search this
Bratton, Bruce  Search this
Jones, Columbus  Search this
Love, Jasper  Search this
Smith, Robert Curtis 1930-  Search this
Walton, Wade  Search this
Maiden, Sidney  Search this
Cage, Butch  Search this
White, Bukka  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
1 phonograph record analog, 33 1/3 rpm 12 in
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Musical sound recordings
United States
The LP version includes the track "Drifting Blues" by Bukka White
Recorded in: Mississippi, United States.
Track information:
101 I Have to Paint My Face / Sam Chatmon. Guitar
102 Big Road Blues / K.C. Douglas. Guitar
103 I Stand and Wonder / Sam Chatmon. Guitar
104 Texas Blues / Big Joe Williams. Guitar
105 Night Shirt Blues / K.C. Douglas. Guitar
106 Mercury Blues / K.C. Douglas, Bruce Bratton. Guitar,Washtub bass
107 Hollandale Blues / Sam Chatmon. Guitar
108 The Slop / Columbus Jones, Jasper Love. Piano
109 Stella Ruth / Robert Curtis Smith. Guitar
110 God Don't Like Ugly / Sam Chatmon. Guitar
111 Rooster Blues / Wade Walton. Guitar
112 Barbershop Rhythm / Robert Curtis Smith, Wade Walton. Guitar
113 Going Back to Texas / Robert Curtis Smith. Guitar
114 Blues and Trouble / K.C. Douglas, Sidney Maiden. Guitar,Piano,Harmonica
115 Lonely Widower / Robert Curtis Smith. Guitar
116 Lost Love Blues / Robert Curtis Smith. Guitar
117 Married Woman Blues / Robert Curtis Smith. Guitar
119 Desert Blues / Jasper Love
120 One Thin Dime / Butch Cage, Willie Thomas. Piano
121 Butch's Blues / Butch Cage, Willie Thomas
122 Fourty-Four Blues / Butch Cage, Willie Thomas
123 Chicago Blues / K.C. Douglas, Sidney Maiden. Guitar,Piano,Harmonica
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Washtub bass  Search this
Piano  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Local number:
Arhoolie 432
Arhoolie 1005
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections