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Mambo Sauce


Feb 21, 2020

Twentieth Century Blues brings you a collection of early 20th century blues. Inspired by the excellent collection, Steppin’ On The Blues from Lonnie Johnson, this episode explores Johnson himself, as well as Bessie Smith, Texas Alexander, and Louis Armstrong and his original Hot Five band. This episode also features contributions from Eddie Lang, AKA Blind Will Dunn. Jump into the time machine! Let’s get the blues!

Mambo Sauce logos by Mutert Productions, Doug Mutert, drmutert@hotmail.com, 314-322-6771

Mambo Sauce is sponsored by the Brass Eye Cocktail Lounge in historic downtown Niles, Michigan

Twentieth Century Blues  features cuts from:

Lonnie Johnson’s Steppin’ on the Blues collection (Colombia, 1990), Eddie Lang And Lonnie Johnson’s Volume Two (Colombia, 1970), classic Okeh & Colombia recordings from Bessie Smith, Alger "Texas" Alexander, and Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five from the late 1920s and early 1930s