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Victoria Spivey Vol. 3 1929-1936


Download links and information about Victoria Spivey Vol. 3 1929-1936 by Victoria Spivey. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Blues, Acoustic genres. It contains 23 tracks with total duration of 01:09:53 minutes.

Artist: Victoria Spivey
Release date: 2000
Genre: Blues, Acoustic
Tracks: 23
Duration: 01:09:53
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No. Title Length
1. Blood Hound Blues 2:45
2. Dirty T.B. Blues 3:14
3. Moaning the Blues 3:08
4. Telephoning the Blues 3:15
5. New York Blues 3:01
6. Lonesome With the Blues 3:01
7. Showered With the Blues 2:56
8. Haunted By the Blues 3:01
9. You've Gotta Have What It Takes - Part 1 3:06
10. You've Gotta Have What It Takes - Part 2 2:47
11. Baulin' Water Blues - Part 1 3:21
12. Baulin' Water Blues - Part 2 3:29
13. Mama's Quittin' and Leavin' - Part 1 2:50
14. Mama's Quittin' and Leavin' - Part 2 2:45
15. Nebraska Blues 3:22
16. He Wants Too Much 3:12
17. Low Down Man Blues 3:10
18. Don't Trust Nobody Blues 3:10
19. Dreaming 'Bout My Man 3:24
20. Sweet Please 2:56
21. Black Snake Swing 3:04
22. I'll Never Fall In Love Again 2:20
23. T B's Got Me 2:36



Victoria Spivey's ability to evolve with the times and often reinvent her style can be heard throughout the third of four CDs in Document's reissuance of her prewar recordings. She is heard singing classic blues on four numbers with an all-star group drawn from Luis Russell's Orchestra (including trumpeter Red Allen and trombonist J.C. Higginbotham) and on four other songs in which she is just backed by pianist Russell and guitarist Will Johnson. She investigates double entendre blues with the assistance of pianist/vocalist Porter Grainger and (for the two-part "Mama's Quittin' and Leavin'") with guitarist/singer Funny Paper Smith. For a 1931 date, Spivey does her take on hokum (particularly on "He Wants Too Much") with the help of pianist Georgia Tom Dorsey and guitarist Tampa Red. And on "Dreaming 'Bout My Man" she is backed by the pre-swing big band Hunter's Serenaders. This volume concludes by jumping ahead five years and featuring Spivey singing quite confidently with a first-rate Chicago-based swing band (including "Black Snake Swing"). Although not quite as essential as the first two volumes in this series, this set (and Vol. 4) is also easily recommended.