Title: V10: Matchbox Bluesmaster
Artist: V10: Matchbox Bluesmaster / Various
Label: Nimbus Records
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
Genre: Classical Artists
The original vinyl albums that make up this 6-piece set were originally issued by Saydisc/Matchbox in 1969 and 1970 and consisted of re-issues of 78s recorded in the 1920s and 1930s. Albums 1 and 2 explore the music of Blind Boy Fuller and his followers; Album 3 is devoted to the renowned harmonica player, Sonny Boy Williamson playing in various combinations; female country blues singers feature in Those Cakewalking Babies From Home and the intriguing and often ignored early folk blues complete the set with two discs, Skoodle Um Skoo and Home Town Skiffle. An intriguing and varied set with original notes by Tony Russell and other blues writers of the day.