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Drinking And Thinking Blues
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Low Down Worried Blues
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Lonesome Bedroom Blues
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A Whole Lot Of Talk For You
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Please Say Yes

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The origins of the blues standard "Tin Pan Alley" can be traced directly back to pianist Curtis Jones, who also enjoyed considerable success in 1937 with his "Lonesome Bedroom Blues" for Vocalion (a song inspired by a breakup with his wife). Jones started out on guitar but switched to the 88s after moving to Dallas. He arrived in Chicago in 1936 and recorded for Vocalion, Bluebird, and OKeh from 1937 to 1941. But the war ended his recording career until 1953, when powerful DJ Al... Read more

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