Roosevelt Sykes

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 5 (1937-1939)

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Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 5 (1937-1939) Review

by Thom Owens

Document's Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 5 (1937-1939) offers an exhaustive overview of a two-year period from Roosevelt Sykes' career. During that era, Sykes first recorded a raft of classics: "Night Time Is the Right Time," "Drunken Gambler," "Mistake in Life," and the double (or single) entendre classics "Ice Cream Freezer," "Let Me Hang My Stockings in Your Christmas Tree," and "Somebody's Been Ridin' My Black Gal." The novelties are delicious fun, though only completists will be interested in this lengthy compilation of exactingly sequenced recordings.

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Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
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Roosevelt Sykes 03:00 Amazon
2 Roosevelt Sykes 02:46 Amazon
3 Roosevelt Sykes 02:51 Amazon
4 Roosevelt Sykes feat: Arthur McKay 02:40 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 03:04 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:35 Amazon
7 Roosevelt Sykes 03:20 Amazon
8 Roosevelt Sykes 02:37 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 03:03 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:47 Amazon
11 Roosevelt Sykes 02:54 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:22 Amazon
13
Roosevelt Sykes 02:59 Amazon
14 Roosevelt Sykes 02:51 Amazon
15
Roosevelt Sykes 02:54 Amazon
16 Roosevelt Sykes 03:18 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 03:00 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:48 Amazon
19 Roosevelt Sykes 02:34 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:54 Amazon
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Roosevelt Sykes 02:48 Amazon
22
Roosevelt Sykes 03:20 Amazon
23 Roosevelt Sykes 03:01 Amazon
24 Roosevelt Sykes 02:47 Amazon
25 Roosevelt Sykes 03:03 Amazon
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