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HARD TIME BLUES
 
mx  26241-A
 
OCTOBER  31,  1939     Tuesday  PM 711 Fifth Avenue,  NYC
  ( VOCALION Records )
 

 
  12-Bar BLUES Key of   A Quarter Note =   86 Time:   2:54
 
 
  2-Bar Intro  +  5  CHORUSES:
 
      2  bars  –  ensemble [Intro]  
 
    12  bars  –  vocal (over clt obbl)
 
    12  bars  –  vocal (over muted tbn obbl)
 
    12  bars  –  vocal (over muted tpt obbl)
 
  12  bars  –  vocal (over CC obbl)  
 
    12  bars  –  vocal (over ens riffs)  
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Ida Cox and her All-Star Band
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  EDMOND HALL clarinet
  HOT LIPS PAGE trumpet
  J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM trombone
  FLETCHER HENDERSON piano
  ARTIE BERNSTEIN bass
  LIONEL HAMPTON drums
  IDA COX vocal
 
 

Composed by: Ida Cox
 
©   VALDÉS   6/19/19

 

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Hard Time Blues   –   31 October 1939   –   mx 26241-A

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Issued Recordings:
 
  [ 78 ] Vocalion 05298 (b/w Four Day Creep)
 
  [ EP ] Fontana TFE 17136 (side A, track 1))
 
  [ LP ] Collector’s Classics CC 56 (side B, track 1)
    Queen-Disc Q-048 (side A, track 5)
 
  [ CD ] Affinity / Charly AFS 1015 (track 6)
  ASV / Living Era AJA 5092 (track 7)
  Charly CD DIG 18 (disc 4, track 6)
  Chestnut CN1003 (track 18)
  Definitive DRCD11176 (disc 1, track 16)
  Document DOCD-5651 (track 10)
 



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