SWAMP BLUES/ Volume 4
Let's go back to the Louisiana Swamps!
opus starts with singer/guitarist Jimmy
Dotson. Born in Ethel, near
Although he has recorded quite extensively, I have not much information about Ville Platte's artist Donnie Jacobs (Donald Jacob) who sings and plays guitar, accordion and bass. His first recordings were pure Swamp blues with the classic Street walkin' woman much revered among Swamp blues' buffs. After several singles on the same vein, Donnie would take again his real name (Donald Jacob) for more recordings, 45s and albums, in a more Zydeco and Soul styles.
Morris "Big" Chenier (1914-78) was
DOTSON, vcl/dms; Sylvester Buckley,
hca; Silas Hogan, g; Isaiah Chatman, bs.
01. I wanna know
02. Looking for my baby
03. My poor heart in pain
Jimmy Dotson, vcl/dms; Katie Webster, pno; Silas
Hogan, g; Isaiah Chatman, bs.
04. Oh! Baby
05. I need your love
Jimmy Dotson, vcl; Willie Mitchell, tpt; Bill Forte,
t-sax; Billy Mitchell, t-sax; Fred Ford, b-sax; Joe Hill, pno; Louis Steinberg,
bs; Al Jackson, dms.
06. Search no more
07. Feel alright
DONNIE JACOBS, vcl/g; Jerry Devillier, hca; g; dms. Ville Platte, La. avril 1966
08. If you want good lovin'
09. Street walkin' woman
10. My love is something special
Donnie Jacobs, vcl/g; band.
11. Love repairman
12. Ring on your finger
Donnie Jacobs, vcl/g; band.
13. Finance man
14. Proud man
Donald Jacobs, vcl/g; band.
15. She kept chewing gum
CHENIER (Morris Chenier), vcl/g; Robert Jackson, pno; Guitar Joe,
g; James Williams, bs; Joe Payne, dms.
16. Let me hold your hand
17. Please try to realize
18. The dog and his puppies
19. Going to the City
Big Chenier, vcl/g; Eddie Williams, og; band.
20. Just couldn't take it
21. Let me hold your hand n°2
Big Chenier, vcl/g; Theodus De Clouet, acc; bs; dms.
22. I wanna know, I know now
Big Chenier, vcl/fdl; band.
23. Come on little girl
SWAMP BLUES/ Volume 4RépondreSupprimer
OK? Feedback is much welcome
As always, many thanks Gerard. This is a great compilation of otherwise obscure musicians, that deserved a bigger audience.RépondreSupprimer
TYVM Gerard - this looks like a good one!RépondreSupprimer
This is so enjoyable! I love hearing artists that are unknown to me. Many thanks once again!RépondreSupprimer
Many thanks Gerard. As always, everything you share with us is greatly appreciated.RépondreSupprimer
Big Thanks !RépondreSupprimer
Bonne journee Gerard,merci pour ce nouveau post; vachement un post merveilleux,j'adore le swamp blues mais je connais pas ces vedettes. Chapeau mon ami ,prend soin et garde-toi bien.RépondreSupprimer
Thanks a lot for this nice collection of the old an earlier days in Blues!RépondreSupprimer
Thank you very much Gerard!RépondreSupprimer
Thanks for uploading this. Nice to have the complete series.RépondreSupprimer
Great songs! Thanks so much.RépondreSupprimer
Many thanks Gerard, for this terrific musicRépondreSupprimer
thank you for this. one of these years i will make my trip up through Louisiana to the major cities with significant blues history. its on my to do list. i know they started a blues trail with about 20 sites on it so far.RépondreSupprimer
Encore une superbe série que vous nous offrez là.
Great as always!!RépondreSupprimer
Love it. Thanks, Gerard.RépondreSupprimer