Pete Lowry
Founder of Trix Records
T R I X
Trix Records label; click to enlarge !

 

Records
discography

This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

45 rpm
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(released)
artists/titlesannotations
4501
(1970/71)
Eddie Kirkland

- Lonesome Talkin' Blues
- Eddie's Boogie Chillun

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Trix 4501
4502
(1970/71)
"Baby" Tate

- See What You Done Done
- Late In The Evening

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Trix 4502
4503
(1972)
Tarheel Slim

- No Time At All   @ youtube
- Superstitious   @ youtube

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Trix 4503
4504
(1972)
Roy Dunn

- She Cook Cornbread For Her Husband   @ youtube
- Tired Of Living A Bachelor   @ youtube

rec. August 2, 1971 in Covington, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
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Trix 4504
4505
(1972)
Harmonica Sammy Davis

- Sam's Swing (instr)   @ youtube
- Someday Blues   @ youtube

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Trix 4505
4506
(1972)
Willy Trice

- Three Little Kittens Rag (71-0169) #   @ youtube
- One Dime Blues (71-0170)   @ youtube

rec. prob. July 9, 1971 by Pete Lowry; Willy Trice, voc, g, # sp
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Trix 4506

 

Pete Lowry & Tarheel Slim; source: Blues Unlimited 123 (1977), p. 30; photographer: Valerie Vilmer; click to enlarge !
Pete Lowry & Tarheel Slim 1970s
source: The Blues Collection # 84 ('East Coast Blues') (1996), p. 1006
photographer: Valerie Vilmer

Pete Lowry & Tarheel Slim; source: Blues Unlimited 123 (1977), p. 30; photographer: Valerie Vilmer; click to enlarge !
source: Blues Unlimited 123 (1977), p. 30
photographer: Valerie Vilmer

 

LPs / CDs
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(released)
artists/titlesannotations
3301
(1973)
Eddie Kirkland: Front And Center

- When I First Started Hoboing (Kirkland)
- I Tried To Be A Friend (Kirkland)
- Eddie's Boogie Chillen (Kirkland)
- Nora (Kirkland)
- I Need A Lover, Not Just A Friend (Kirkland)
- I Walked Twelve Miles (Kirkland)
- I've Got An Evil Woman (Kirkland)

- Goin' Back To Mississippi (Kirkland)
- Lonesome Talking Blues (Kirkland)
- Detroit Rock Island (Kirkland)
- Jerdine (Kirkland)
- Have You Seen That Lonesome Train (Kirkland)
- Going To The River, See Can I Look Across (Kirkland)
notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3301

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= Trix CD 3301 (1995)

2 CD set

(=) 32 Blues 32166 (1999)
(along with 'The Devil ...')
"The Complete Trix Recordings"

3302
(1973)
Peg Leg Sam: Medicine Show Man

- Who's That Left Here 'While Ago *
- Greasy Greens
- Reuben
- Irene, Tell Me, Who Do You Love #
- Skinny Woman Blues
- Lost John *
- Ode To Bad Bill

- Ain't But One Thing Give A Man The Blues
- Easy Ridin' Buggy
- Peg's Fox Chase *
- Before You Give It All Away #
- Fast Freight Train *
- Nasty Old Trail
- Born In Hard Luck

Peg Leg Sam, voc, hca
* + Charles Henry "Baby" Tate, g, voc
# + Henry "Rufe" Johnson, g, voc

notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3302










= Trix CD 3302 (1993)

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= 32 Blues CD 32211 (2000)
"Kickin" It'

3303
(1973)
Frank Edwards: Done Some Travelin'

- Throw Your Time Away (Edwards)
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Williamson) *
- Goin' Back And Get Her (Edwards)
- She Is Mine (Edwards) *
- Mean Old Frisco (Crudup) #
- Key To The Highway (Broonzy/Segar) *
- I Know He Shed The Blood (Edwards)

- Slide Interlude (Edwards) *
- When The Saints Go Marching In (Edwards)
- Chicken Raid (Edwards) *
- Mini Dress Wearer (Edwards) #
- Alcatraz Blues (Edwards) *
- Love My Baby (Edwards)
- Put Your Arms Around Me (Edwards) #

rec. Conyers, Ga, Sept. - Dec. 1972 by Pete Lowry; prod. by Frank Edwards & Pete Lowry; * with Steve Carson, g; # with 'Popcorn', washboard

 

additional tracks on Wolf CD 120.913:
- Sweet Man Blues
- Three Women Blues
- Terraplane Blues
- We Got To Get Together

rec. Chicago, 28 May 1941

Frank Edwards discography

notes by William Bentley
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Trix 3303

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= Wolf 120.496 (1990)
"Georgia Blues"
(Pete Lowry in notes to Trix
CD: "... there must be
something good about it...
it's been bootlegged
recently in Austria!
")

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= Trix CD 3303 (1993)

notes by David Nelson
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(=) Wolf CD 120.913 (2003)
"Georgia Country Blues"

3304
(1973)
Henry Johnson: The Union County Flash

- Join The Army (476)
- Who's Going Home With You (597)
- Boogie Baby (602) # *   @ youtube
- Rufe's Impromptu Rag (479)
- My Mother's Grave Will Be Found (593)   @ youtube
- My Baby's House (475)
- Be Glad When You're Dead (589)   @ youtube

- Little Sally Jones (606) *
- John Henry (596)
- Crow Jane (478)
- My Dog's Blues (604) # *
- Old Home Town (588)
- The Sign Of The Judgement (480)

Henry 'Rufe' Johnson, voc, g; # Peg Leg Sam, hca

rec. November 10, 1972, and December 9, 1972 in Union, South Carolina by Pete Lowry

* rec. December 11, 1972 in Jonesville, South Carolina by Pete Lowry

Henry Johnson discography

notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3304

notes by Peter B. Lowry
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= Trix CD 3304 (1993)

3305
(1974)
Willie Trice: Blue And Rag'd

- Trying to Find My Baby (Trice)
- You Have Mistreated Me (Trice)
- New Diddey Wah Diddey (Trice)
- Troublesome Mind (Trice)
- Shine On (Trice)
- I Love You, Sweet Baby (Trice)

- I've Had Trouble (Trice)
- Good Time Boogie (Trice)
- New Careless Love Blues (Trice)
- Goin' to the Country (Trice)
- She's Coming on the C & O (Trice)
- My Baby's Ways (Trice)

Willie Trice discography

notes by Bruce Bastin
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Trix 3305

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= Trix CD 3305 (1995)

3306
(1974)
Guitar Shorty: Alone In His Field

- Easter Blues (Fortescue)
- Boogie, Now (Fortescue)
- Don't Cry Baby (Fortescue)
- Like A Damn Fool (The Bear Blues) (Fortescue)
- Jessie Jones (Fortescue)
- Whistling Blues (Fortescue)

- Near The Cross (Fortescue)
- Pull Your Dress Down (Fortescue)
- Working Hard (Fortescue)
- Now Tell Me Baby (Fortescue)
- Shorty's Talking Boogie (Fortescue)

Guitar Shorty discography

notes by William Bentley
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Trix 3306

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= Trix CD 3306 (1993)

3307
(1974)
Robert Jr. Lockwood: Contrasts

- Little Boy Blue (Lockwood)
- Come Day, Go Day (Lockwood)
- Annie's Boogie (Lockwood)
- Driving Wheel (Sykes)
- Funny, But True (Lockwood)
- Mr. Down Child (Johnson/Lockwood)
- Lonely Man (Lockwood)

- Hold Everything (Lockwood)
- Dust My Room (Johnson/Lockwood)
- Majors, Minors & Ninths (Lockwood)
- Forever On My Mind (Lockwood)
- I Am To Blame (Lockwood)
- Howdy Dowdy (Lockwood)
- Empty Life (Lockwood)

notes by Roger S. Brown
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Trix 3307

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= Trix CD 3307

2 CD set
notes by Kevin Calabro
& Fetzer Mills Jr.
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(=) 32 Blues 32109 (1999)
(along with 'Does 12')
"The Complete Trix Recordings"

= Savoy Jazz SVY17312
(2003)

3308
(1974)
Eddie Kirkland: The Devil And Other Blues Demons

- Devil (Kirkland)
- Got To Love My Baby (Kirkland)
- Snake In The Grass (Kirkland)
- Mother-In-Law (With the Black Cat Bone) (Kirkland)
- Hard To Raise A Family Today (Kirkland)
- Spank The Butterfly (Kirkland)
- Rollin' Stone Man (Kirkland)

- I'm Going To Wait For You (Kirkland)
- Pity On Me (Kirkland)
- Georgia Woman (Kirkland)
- Burnin' Love (Kirkland)
- Tell Me, Baby (Kirkland)
- Mink Hollow Slide (Kirkland)

notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3308

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= Trix CD 3308 (1995)

2 CD set

(=) 32 Blues 32166 (1999)
(along with 'Front and Center')
"The Complete Trix Recordings"

3309
(1975)
Pernell Charity: The Virginian

- Woke Up On The Hill (Charity)
- War Blues (Charity)
- I'm Climbing On Top Of The Hill (Charity)
- Black Rat Swing (Charity)
- Pig Meat Mama (Charity)
- Flying The Kite (Charity)
- Mamie (Charity)
- Evil Hearted Woman (Charity)

- Richmond Blues (Charity)
- Blind Man (Charity)
- Find Me A Home (Charity)
- Come Back, Baby, Come (Charity)
- I Don't See Why (Charity)
- Blind Lemon's Blues (Charity)
- Dig Myself A Hole (Charity)

Pernell Charity discography

notes by Kip Lornell
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Trix 3309

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= Trix CD 3309 (1995)

3310
(1975)
Tarheel Slim: No Time At All

- So Sweet So Sweet (Tarheel Slim)
- Married Woman Blues (Tarheel Slim)
- Guy With The 45 (Tarheel Slim)
- No Time At All (Tarheel Slim)
- My Baby's Gone (Tarheel Slim)
- Weeping Willow (Tarheel Slim)
- Walking (Tarheel Slim)

- 'Fore Day Creep (Tarheel Slim)
- Jitterbug Rag ('Blind Boy Fuller') (Tarheel Slim)
- Some Cold, Rainy Day (Tarheel Slim)   @ youtube
- Screaming & Crying (Tarheel Slim)   @ youtube
- Open Nose (Tarheel Slim)
- Dark Shadows (Tarheel Slim)
- Superstitious (Tarheel Slim)
- 180 Days (Tarheel Slim)

rec. November 29, 1970, January 23, 1971, March 17, 1972, September 23, 1972 & September 28, 1974 by Pete Lowry; Tarheel Slim, voc, g; Big Chief Ellis, p, voc;
cover photo by Pete Lowry
notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3310

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= Trix CD 3310 (1995)

3311
(1975)
Detroit After Hours Volume 1: Pianists

Boogie Woogie Red
- Blues for My Baby
- Step Down on It
Chuck Smith
- Train Is Comin'
Little Dickie Rogers
- I Surrender, Dear / St. Louis Boogie
- Sweet Patunia
Chuck Smith
- Tin Pan Alley

Charlie Price
- Gonna Play The Blues
James Barnes
- Barne's Blues
Emmett Lee Brooks
- Dancin'
- After Hours
James Barnes
- Blue Grumble / Piquette Bounce
Carben Givens
- That's Alright

rec. June 3, 1973 in Detroit, Mich.

original album art by Rosemarie I. McGlynn;
lettered by Raoul Vezina

notes by Mike Rowe
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Trix 3311

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= Trix CD 3311 (1995)

3312
(1975)
Roy Dunn: Know'd Them All

- She Cooked Cornbread For Her Husband [Trix 4504]
- Further On Down The Line   @ youtube
- Everything I Get A Hold To   @ youtube
- C.C. Rider   @ youtube
- You're Worrying Me
- Lost Lover Blues
- Stranger's Blues
- Move To Kansas City   @ youtube

- Red Cross Store   @ youtube
- Don't Tear My Clothes
- I Changed The Lock
- Pearl Harbor Blues   @ youtube
- Mr. Charlie   @ youtube
- Bachelor's Blues
- Roy's Matchbox Blues   @ youtube

rec. August 2, 1971 in Covington, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
rec. August 20, 1972 in Covington, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
rec. September 20, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
rec. October 5, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
rec. April 10, 1973 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
rec. August 13, 1974 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Roy Dunn, voc, g
notes by Pete Lowry
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Trix 3312

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= Trix CD 3312 (1993)

3313
should have been Baby Tate

Baby Tate discography


not released

more info

3314
(1976)
Dan DelSanto: White Feathers In The Coop

- From Greenville To Richmond (DelSanto)
- The C.M. Jordan Blues (DelSanto)
- Las Palomitas (DelSanto)
- Chain Saw Blues (DelSanto)
- Drop It In The Bucket, And (DelSanto)
- Underdog Rag (DelSanto)
- Roberta (DelSanto)
- Big Jake's Blues (DelSanto)
- Pine Tree Rag (DelSanto)
- Frigidaire Song (DelSanto)
- Church Street Races (DelSanto)
- A Lullabye (DelSanto)
- The Devils Shuffle (DelSanto)
- Dead Meat (DelSanto)
- Quashas Jug (DelSanto)
- The Last Sunset (DelSanto)
- Lost In Limbo (DelSanto)
- White Feathers In The Coop (DelSanto)
- I've Been Scufflin (DelSanto)
- From Richmond To Greenville (DelSanto)

track comments
by Dan DelSanto
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Trix 3314

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= Trix CD 3314 (1996)

3315
(1977)
Homesick James: Goin' Back Home

- Homecoming Blues (Williamson)
- My Gal Blues (Williamson)
- Keep Our Hands To Yourself (Williamson)
- 1000 Women Blues (Williamson)
- Walking The Backstreets (Williamson)
- Homesick's Contribution To Jazz (Williamson)

- Live Life Over (Williamson)
- Lonesome Train (Williamson)
- Highway 59 (Williamson)
- Texas Dust (Williamson)
- Isolation Blues (Williamson)
- Weep & Moan (Williamson)

Homesick James discography

notes by Jim O'Neal
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Trix 3315

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= Trix CD 3315 (1995)

= 32 Blues CD 32188 (2000)

3316
(1977)
Big Chief Ellis: Big Chief Ellis

- Prison Bound (Ellis)
- All Down Blues (Ellis)
- Dices # 2 (Ellis)
- Louise (Ellis)
- Fare You Well, Mistreater (Ellis)
- How Long Blues (Ellis)

- Let's Talk It Over (Ellis)
- Rocky Mountain Blues (Ellis)
- Hey, Baby (Ellis)
- Sweet Home Chicago (Ellis)
- Chief's Eb Blues (Ellis)
- Blues For Moot (Ellis)

notes by
Richard K. Spottswood
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Trix 3316

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= Trix CD 3316 (1995)

3317
(1978)
Robert Jr. Lockwood: Does 12

- Just a Little Bit (Gordon)
- This Is the Blues (Lockwood)
- Down Home Cooking (Lockwood)
- Walkin' Blues (Johnson)
- Angel Child (Lockwood)
- Terraplane Blues (Johnson)

- Red Top (Ammons)
- Selfish Ways (Lockwood)
- Half Steppin' (Lockwood)
- Little Queen of Spades (Johnson)
- King Biscuit Time

notes by
Tim (Mit) Schuller
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Trix 3317

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= Trix CD 3317 (1998)

2 CD set
notes by Kevin Calabro
& Fetzer Mills Jr.
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(=) 32 Blues 32109 (1999)
(along with 'Contrasts')
"The Complete Trix Recordings"

= Savoy Jazz SVY17312
(2003)

3319
(1978)
Honeyboy Edwards: I've Been Around

- Pony Blues (Patton) $
- Sad & Lonesome (Edwards) #
  + Walter Horton, hca
- Hambone Blues (Lacey) *
- Ride With Me Tonight (Burnett) $
  + Eddie El, 2nd g
- I'm A Country Man (Edwards)
- Banty Rooster (Patton) $
- Take Me In Your Arms (Edwards) #
  + Walter Horton, hca

- You're Gonna Miss Me (Edwards)
- I Feel So Good Today (Edwards) #
  + Walter Horton, hca
- Things Have Changed (Edwards) $
  + Eddie El, 2nd g
- Big Fat Mama (Johnson) $
- Eyes Full Of Tears (Edwards)
- The Woman I'm Loving (Edwards) $
  + Eddie El, 2nd g
- Big Road Blues (Johnson) #
  + Walter Horton, hca

* May 25 1974
# June 12 1975
June 15 1975
$ May 10 1977

Honeyboy Edwards discography

notes by Amy O'Neal
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Trix 3319

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= Trix CD 3319 (1995)

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= 32 Blues CD 32185 (2000)

3320
(1995)
Homesick James: Got To Move

- Can't Afford To Do It (Williamson)
- Tin Pan Alley (Geddins)
- Mr. Pawnshop Man (Three Ball Blues) (Henderson)
- Baby Please Set A Date (James)
- Welfare Girl (Henderson)
- Hawaiian Boogie (James)
- Dust My Broom (James)
- That's All Right (Crudup)
- Highway 51 (Henderson)
- Tennessee Woman (Henderson)
- Got to Move (James)
- Begin' With The One You Love (Lost Lover...) (Henderson)
- Homesick's Woman (Henderson)
- Homesick Talking

rec. February 3, 1994 at Double D Music Studio, Frenso, Ca.; Homesick James, voc, g; Jeff Levine, p; Joe Rasato, b; Ron Thompson, g

Homesick James discography

notes by Douglas Price
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Trix CD 3320

notes by Douglas Price
and Steve Schoen
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= 32 Blues CD 32175 (1999)

3323
(1995)
Harmonica Slim: Back Bottom Blues

- Back Bottom Soul (Riggins)
- Two Trains Runnin' (Waters)
- Whiskey Headed Woman (Riggins)
- Louise Ann (Riggins)
- Baby Please Don't Go (Williams)
- Tijuana Blues (Campbell/Millar/Thompson)
- Shake Yo' Booty (Riggins)
- Gonna Move Back To Town (Thompson)
- Dust My Broom (James)
- Stoop Down (Riggins)
- Drunk Woman (Riggins)
- Back Bottom Blues (Riggins)

notes by Mick Rainsford
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Trix CD 3323
3326
(1996)
Willie Willis: Down Home In Dallas

- Forgive Me Baby (Willis)
- You Worry Me Baby (Willis)
- It's All Over (Willis)
- You Used Me Baby (Willis)
- I Love This Woman (Willis)
- I Need Love (Willis)
- Willie's Mood (Willis)
- Drivin' Woman Blues (Willis)
- Happy Holiday (Willis)
- I Love My Baby (Willis)
- Woman, What's On Your Mind? (Willis)
- I've Been A Fool (Willis)

notes by Mick Rainsford
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Trix CD 3326

Thanks to Peter B. Lowry for additional info

 

1974 catalog

 

Other Artists who cut for Trix Records:

Little Sammy Davis
www.littlesammydavis.com

 

advertisement in Blues Unlimited No. 106, February/March 1974; click to enlarge !
ad in Blues Unlimited No. 106, February/March 1974

 

advertisement in Blues Unlimited No. 113, May/June 1975; click to enlarge !
ad in Blues Unlimited No. 113, May/June 1975

 

Peter B. Lowry (Collaroy, NSW, Australia)
Supporter of the Blind Boy Fuller Historical Marker Project

Letters to Blues Access
40 winter 2000
41 spring 2000

 

label addresses:

32 Records/Trix Records, West 57TH Street, New York, NY 10107
tel: (212)265-0740
e-mail: thirty2@aol.com
source: Blues Labels

Trix Records 106 W. 71st St., New York, NY 10023.
source: Blues Access

 

Southeast Blues further reading

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Bastin, Bruce: Crying for the Carolines.- London (Studio Vista) 1971

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Bastin, Bruce: Red River Blues - The Blues Tradition in the Southeast.- Chicago (University of Illinois Press) 1986

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Bastin, Bruce: Truckin' My Blues Away - East Coast Piedmont Styles.- in: Cohn, Lawrence: Nothing But The Blues - The Music and the Musicians.- New York, London, Paris (Abbeville Press) 1993, p. 205 - 231
Stefan Wirz


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