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Alberta Hunter Vol. 3 (1924-1927)


Download links and information about Alberta Hunter Vol. 3 (1924-1927) by Alberta Hunter. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 23 tracks with total duration of 01:07:58 minutes.

Artist: Alberta Hunter
Release date: 1996
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 23
Duration: 01:07:58
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No. Title Length
1. Everybody Loves My Baby 2:39
2. Texas Moaner Blues 2:56
3. Nobody Knows the Way I Feel 'Dis Mornin' 2:49
4. Early Every Morn 2:52
5. Cake Walking Babies (From Home) 3:06
6. Your Jelly Roll Is Good 3:13
7. Take That Thing Away 2:57
8. Everybody Does It Now 2:52
9. A Master Man With a Master Mind 2:57
10. Don't Want It All 2:33
11. I'm Hard to Satisfy 2:45
12. Empty Cellar Blues 3:15
13. Double Crossin' Papa 3:10
14. You for Me, Me for You 2:43
15. I'm Tired Blues 3:13
16. Wasn't It Nice? 2:49
17. Everybody Mess Around 3:20
18. Don't Forget to Mess Around 2:38
19. Heebie Jeebies 2:47
20. I'll Forgive You 'Cause I Love You 3:01
21. I'm Gonna Lose Myself 'Way Down In Louisville 3:09
22. My Old Daddy's Got a Brand New Way to Love 3:01
23. I'm Down Right Now But I Won't Be Down Always 3:13



Volume three in the "complete" early works of Alberta Hunter as reissued in the 1990s by Document covers a timeline from November 1924 to February 1927, a period that could be called her post-Paramount, post-Fletcher Henderson rise to prominence. The collection opens with five titles cut for the Gennett label under the name of Josephine Beatty. Here she is backed by a group billed as the Red Onion Jazz Babies, with a collective lineup of cornetist Louis Armstrong, soprano saxophonist Sidney Bechet, trombonists Charlie Irvis andAaron Thompson; clarinetist Buster Bailey, banjoist Buddy Christian, and pianist Lil Hardin Armstrong. The man heard singing a highly charged duet with Hunter/Beatty on "Cake Walking Babies from Home" was New Orleans-born Clarence Todd, composer of pleasantries like "Looka There, Ain't She Pretty?" and "I'm Goin' to See My Ma." With "Your Jelly Roll is Good" and "Take That Thing Away," Hunter crossed over to Okeh with backing by pianist Perry Bradford & His Mean Four, a gutsy little group believed to consist of cornetist Bubber Miley, trombonist Big Charlie Green, and reedman Don Redman. Following a spate of lesser-known recordings involving the aforementioned Clarence Williams, an unidentified trio and a band drawn from Jimmy Wade's Orchestra, this excellent album closes with four titles recorded in early 1927 with pianist Mike Jackson. Despite Document's claim of completeness, two important titles are missing from this volume: "If You Can't Hold the Man You Love (Don't Cry When He's Gone)" which was the flipside of "You For Me, Me For You," and "I Didn't Come to Steal Nobody's Man" which should have appeared between "Wasn't It Nice?" and "Everybody Mess Around."