The Original Memphis Five

Original Memphis Five FWRBF26 / RBF 26

This influential 1920s small jazz band played music ideal for dancing, while its members' improvisational creativity offered listeners a new experience with every take. The Original Memphis Five is said to have recorded more records than any other jazz ensemble of its time.

Year Released 1975
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1975 Folkways Records

Genre(s) Jazz & Ragtime
Country(s) United States
Instrument(s) Banjo; Clarinet; Drum; Piano; Trombone; Trumpet
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Blues; Dance; Jazz
Credits

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101 Memphis Glide Original Memphis Five 3:06
102 Snuggle Up a Bit Original Memphis Five 2:53
103 Railroad Man Original Memphis Five 3:14
104 Pickles Original Memphis Five 3:08
105 Yankee Doodle Blues Original Memphis Five 3:01
106 Ji Ji Boo Original Memphis Five 3:06
107 Hopeless Blues Original Memphis Five 3:06
108 That Big Blond Mama Original Memphis Five 3:09
201 Shufflin' Mose Original Memphis Five 2:52
202 Great White Way Blues Original Memphis Five 2:55
203 Red Hot Mamma Original Memphis Five 3:00
204 I'm Going Back To Those Who Won't Go Back On Me Original Memphis Five 2:58
205 Lonesome Mamma Blues Original Memphis Five 3:04
206 Struttin' Jim Original Memphis Five 2:59
207 Cuddle Up Blues Original Memphis Five 2:50
208 Lots o' Mama Original Memphis Five 3:03
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