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Thread #51174   Message #778429
Posted By: masato sakurai
06-Sep-02 - 10:37 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Short'nin' Bread
Subject: RE: Help: Shortnin' Bread
"Shortenin' Bread" by Fiddling Doc Roberts Trio (rec. unknown; issued March 1932) [Realaudio], which is not on the Country Music Sources list, and "Shortening Bread" by Dykes Magic City Trio [Realaudio] can be heard online at Honkingduck.

African-Americans who recorded it are: Emma Jane Davis (26 July 1942), Ora Dell Graham (24 Oct. 1940), George James (14 March 1937), Billie James Levi (10 Aug. 1942), Celina Lewis (29 May 1939), Tom McKinney (10 April 1936), Piney Woods School (6-9 May 1938), Ruby Smith (11 Aug. 1942), Henry Truvillion (18 May 1939), and Bobby Leecan (5 April 1927). (Blues and Gospel Records 1890-1943, 4th ed., Oxford, 1997)

~Masato