Jed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band

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    You Ought to Move out of TownJed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band
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    Piccolo BluesJed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band
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    The Dirty DozenJed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band
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    Save Me SomeJed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band
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    Beale Street BreakdownJed Davenport & His Beale Street Jug Band

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        b. Mississippi, USA. Davenport settled in Memphis, where he performed regularly when not touring with medicine shows. He played guitar, trumpet and jug, but it was on harmonica that he recorded, beginning in 1929 with exciting, highly vocalized versions of GÇÿHow Long How Long BluesGÇÖ and GÇÿCow Cow BluesGÇÖ. In 1930, he recorded with his Beale Street Jug Band, which included Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie, producing GÇÿBeale Street BreakdownGÇÖ, a tour de force of harmonica pyr... Read more

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