Sunday, March 28, 2010

Rollin' and Tumblin' Hambone Willie Newbern

Rollin' and Tumblin' VBR MP3 2.74 mb, Rollin' and Tumblin' OGG format 1.45 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Ripped from the original 78 (mono). Beautifully remastered! This audio is part of the collection: Open Source Audio. Keywords: opensource audio; blues; delta blues; roots; 78; mono. Creative Commons license: Public Domain Hambone Willie Newburn - "Roll And Tumble Blues"

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Hambone Willie Newbern (1899-1947) Blues musician from the Brownsville, Tennessee area along Tennessee State Route 19. He is said to have played with Yank Rachell and Sleepy John Estes in the 1920s and '30s. He recorded one of the earliest known versions of the blues standard "Rollin' and Tumblin'" in 1929. Newbern was beaten to death in a prison brawl, around 1947 Hambone Willie Newbern

Recorded in 1929, this is the earliest recorded version of the blues classic. Unfortunately Hambone Willie Newburn was known more for his temper then guitar playing. He died in a prison riot in 1947. Hambone Willie Newburn – “Roll And Tumble Blues”

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