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DELTA RHYTHM BOYS & MILLS BROTHERS 1940s

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DELTA RHYTHM BOYS & MILLS BROTHERS 1940s
U.S. Soundies short films. The foundation for 1950s doo wop and rhythm & blues was the four-part harmony of 1930s & 1940s vocal groups like the Delta Rhythm Boys and the Mills Brothers. Presented here is a rare collection of early vocal group film shorts.

Songs include: "Do Nothing Till You Here From Me," "Undecided," "St. Louis Blues," "Jersey Bounce," "Dry Bones," "Jack You're Playing the Game," "Just A Sittin' And A Rockin’," "Snoqualomie Jo Jo," "Take The "A" Train," "Opus One," "Lazy River," "Till Then," "Cielito Lindo," "You Always Hurt the One You Love," "Paper Doll," "Old Rocking Chair," "Caravan," "Swing Brother."

Plus this bonus selection...

WILD WOMEN DON'T HAVE THE BLUES 1989
U.S. Documentary. Wild Women Don't Have the Blues tells the history of women blues singers from slavery to modern times. The film depicts the lives & times of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, Ethel Waters and other renowned women blues singers.

Through archival footage and rare performances the story of the down-trodden blues, prior to the swing era, is vividly portrayed. A fantastic soundtrack of continuous blues music sets the tone for the stories being told. Interviews: KoKo Taylor, Ida Goodson, Blue Lu Barker, Mae Barnes, Alberta Hunter, Chris Albertson, Danny Barker, Sammy Price, Doll Thomas.

Songs include: "I Cried Like A Baby," "Cornfield Hollers," "Downhearted Blues," "Freight Train Blues," "Wasted Life Blues," "Devil's Gonna Get You," "Work House Blues," "Crazy Blues," "I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama," "Hello Frisco," and many others.


DELTA RHYTHM BOYS & MILLS BROTHERS 1940s on DVD!


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