Label: Yazoo - L-1056 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation Red Peacock Label • Country: US • Genre: Blues • Style: Country Blues, Memphis Blues
Cutting Beats - Jimi Handtrickz - Boss Matsumotos Trip Through The Underground most prominent musicians in early country-blues tended to emerge from the Mississippi Delta.
This region's rich tradition has long overshadowed developments in states like Tennessee and Texas. However, for blues fans in Memphis during the late '20s, Frank Stokes was the king.
Having spent time traveling as a minstrel entertainer, Stokes picked up medicine show tunes and popular songs to complement his conventional blues material.
His verses read like a catalog of common themes and phrases that roamed the American South. While not a strong singer, Stokes was blessed Its A Good Thing - Frank Stokes - Creator Of The Memphis Blues one of the music's most distinct voices. In comparison, Stokes seemed perpetually uncertain of himself. When he sings "Don't know what'n the world to do" on "Nehi Mama Blues," he is truly believable. Even on lighter material like "'Tain't Nobody's Business," an underlying worry is evident in his signature quiver.
The effect begins to fade only on his most boisterous performances "Beale Town Bound". Concluding that Stokes was unstable, however, would be incorrect. Crump" are clearly meant to amuse. The blues itself, which is often construed as being autobiographical, typically served the function of entertainment. Stokes is perhaps best remembered for his guitar duet work with performance partner Dan Sane. Typical of the Memphis blues, their style was lighter than the Delta equivalent. The hard playing and prominent Vioolconcert Op.3, Nr.2 In C: Andante - Various - Aangenaam Klassiek - Editie 2000 was replaced by more intricate and graceful fingerpicking.
Sane meshed so well with Stokes that he became an extension of his own guitar. The two Its A Good Thing - Frank Stokes - Creator Of The Memphis Blues more guitar breaks than were conventional especially on record to showcase their interplay. Sane is active on "Take Me Back," animating the song with his sprightly fills and runs.
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Frank Stokes is one of the good ones. Thank god. Right off the bat, "Memphis Rounders Blues" recalls Mississippi's "Stack o'Lee". Same brand of gentle and atmospheric acoustic fingerpicking to create that classic lazy summer's sound. The thing that made Mississippi a /5(2).