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The Young Bill Broonzy [sound recording]

Catalog Data

Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958  Search this
Black Bob (Pianist)  Search this
Smith, Steel  Search this
Brasswell, Frank  Search this
Dorsey, Thomas Andrew  Search this
Uniform title:
Ragtime  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Musical sound recordings
United States
New York
Chicago (Ill.)
Bill Broonzy, vocals & guitar ; various other musicians. Production notes: Recorded 1928-1935.
Recorded in: New York, United States.
Table of contents:
Long tall mama --Mississippi River blues --Saturday Night rub --How you want it done? --Stove pipe stomp --Hokum stomp --I can't be satisfied --Brownskin shuffle --Eagle ridin' papa --Starvation blues --Hip shakin' strut --Good liquor gonna carry me down --Skoodle do do --Banker's blues
Track information:
207 Stove Pipe Stomp / Bill Broonzy, Steel Smith. Banjo,Guitar
101 Brownskin Shuffle / Bill Broonzy, Steel Smith. Guitar,Piano
102 Easy Ridin' Papa / Bill Broonzy, Frank Brasswell, Thomas Andrew Dorsey. Guitar,Piano,Bass
103 Starvation Blues / Bill Broonzy. Guitar
104 Long Tall Mama / Bill Broonzy. Guitar
105 Good Liquor Gonna Carry Me Down / Bill Broonzy, Black Bob. Guitar,Piano
106 Skoodle Do Do / Bill Broonzy. Guitar
201 Saturday Night Rub / Bill Broonzy, Frank Brasswell. Guitar,Bass
202 I Can't Be Satisfied / Bill Broonzy, Frank Brasswell. Guitar,Bass
203 Mississippi River Blues / Bill Broonzy. Guitar
206 Hokum Stomp / Bill Broonzy, Thomas Andrew Dorsey. Guitar,Piano
204 Hip Shakin' Strut / Bill Broonzy, Thomas Andrew Dorsey. Guitar,Piano
205 How You Want It Done / Bill Broonzy. Guitar
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
Banjo  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Bass  Search this
Local number:
Yazoo 1011
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections