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.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
03:00 Amazon
2 02:46 Amazon
3 02:51 Amazon
4
feat: Arthur McKay
02:40 Amazon
5
03:04 Amazon
6
02:35 Amazon
7 03:20 Amazon
8 02:37 Amazon
9
03:03 Amazon
10
02:47 Amazon
11 02:54 Amazon
12
02:22 Amazon
13
02:59 Amazon
14 02:51 Amazon
15
02:54 Amazon
16 03:18 Amazon
17
03:00 Amazon
18
02:48 Amazon
19 02:34 Amazon
20
02:54 Amazon
21
02:48 Amazon
22
03:20 Amazon
23 03:01 Amazon
24 02:47 Amazon
25 03:03 Amazon
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