Roosevelt Sykes

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

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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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