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Rare and Unissued Masters 1943-46, Vol. 2 album art

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Good Morning Blues
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All the Whores Like the Way I Ride
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Make Me a Pallet on the Floor
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My Old Kentucky Home
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Slow Drag's Boogie Woogie

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Bunk Johnson

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Due to the difference of opinion between his followers (who claimed he was a brilliant stylist) and his detractors (who felt that his playing was worthless), Bunk Johnson was a controversial figure in the mid-'40s, when he made a most unlikely comeback. The truth is somewhere in between. Bunk Johnson, who tended to exaggerate, claimed that he was born in 1879 and that he played with Buddy Bolden in New Orleans, but it was discovered that he was actually a decade younger. He did... Read more

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