Tag Archives: Jug Band

Episode #1 – Barrel House Birthdays: Will Shade (Memphis Jug Band) – Born February 5, 1898 (Memphis, Tennessee)

Happy Birthday Will Shade!  Born in Memphis, Tennessee on Feb. 5, 1898. Welcome to Episode #1 of Barrelhouse Birthdays.  In this series we will play some tunes and give a short history on each of the blues artists on their … Continue reading

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Episode #22 – Dancefloor Mountain Radio Hour: More Blues (Jug Band, Regional No-Names and a Fonotone Records Showcase)

Welcome to Episode #22.  We wanted to take the time this week to give you some examples of the lesser known, more regional artists of the 78 era.  During the onset of “early location recording”, record companies were capable of … Continue reading

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