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412-sm Whitey McPherson
CD D 412

WHITEY McPHERSON & The Rhythm Wreckers. B.A.C.M. 412


Rare tracks, including 17 from 1937-38 when McPherson was 13-14 years old, mainly Jimmie Rodgers' songs in a distinctive country-jazz style. We also include nine non-studio tracks recorded 50 years later. In between, Whitey’s colourful life included being a musical sideman to Woody Guthrie and several spells in gaol!

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Track listing:

- The Early Years
Never No Mo’ Blues
- St. Louis Blues
- Blue Yodel No. 2 (My Lovin’ Gal Lucille)
- 12th Street Rag
- Red-Headed Music Maker
- Blue Yodel No 1
- Marie
- Blue Yodel No. 3
- Desert Blues
- Brakeman's Blues
- Old Fashioned Love
- Meanest Thing Blues
- Little Lady
- Am I Blue?
- Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
- Trouble In Mind
- Blue Yodel No. 5
The Last Years
Cab Driver
- Georgia On My Mind
- Ghost Riders In The Sky
- Misty
- Mona Lisa
- Cool My Love
- Mack The Knife
- Evelyn
- Up A Lazy River

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Listen to sample tracks:

01-Never-no-mo-blues (March 1937)

25-Evelyn (home recording late-80s)