Memphis Jug Band

He's in the Jailhouse Now

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The prototype jug band, Will Shade's Memphis Jug Band mapped out a street-corner litany of blues, rags, and pop standards from the late '20s through the mid-'30s, recording some 60 sides for Victor Records, including the stately (for a jug band) "K.C. Moan" and the iconic "Sun Brimmers Blues." Both of these are collected on this 25-track introduction to the band, which also included Will Weldon, Hattie Hart, Charlie Polk, Walter Horton, Furry Lewis, Casey Bill Weldon, and Vol Stevens as members at one time or another.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
3:10 SpotifyAmazon
2
3:24 SpotifyAmazon
3
3:05 SpotifyAmazon
4
2:55 SpotifyAmazon
5 3:04 SpotifyAmazon
6 3:31 SpotifyAmazon
7 2:49 SpotifyAmazon
8 2:50 SpotifyAmazon
9
2:49 SpotifyAmazon
10
2:57 SpotifyAmazon
11 2:20 SpotifyAmazon
12
3:00 SpotifyAmazon
13 2:32 SpotifyAmazon
14
2:50 SpotifyAmazon
15 2:48 SpotifyAmazon
16
3:17 SpotifyAmazon
17
2:54 SpotifyAmazon
18
2:24 SpotifyAmazon
19
3:06 SpotifyAmazon
20 3:12 SpotifyAmazon
21
3:08 SpotifyAmazon
22
2:46 SpotifyAmazon
23
2:54 SpotifyAmazon
24
3:12 SpotifyAmazon
25
3:05 SpotifyAmazon
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