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Item 5148 - Big Joe Williams Reel-to-Reel Archive Catalog 596 (Nov 2020)

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Three of Tony Glover's 1/4-inch reel-to-reel audio tapes of performances by Big Joe Williams at Here Coffee House on Washington Avenue in Minneapolis on May 24-26, 1963. Each box contains Glover's handwritten track list, and Glover's typed and annotated compilation of the handwritten notes is included, listing well over 100 songs. Among them are 'Baby Left Me a Mule to Ride,' 'Highway 61,' 'Cant Stand Your Evil Ways,' 'Whiskey Headed Woman,' 'Mean Ole Frisco,' 'Vitamin A Blues,' 'Bull Cow Blues,' 'Baby Please Don't Go,' 'President Roosevelt,' and 'You Are My Sunshine.' Includes three original 8.5 x 11 handbills advertising the performances by Williams, printed on different types of paper/cardstock. In overall fine condition. These may be Glover's original bootleg recording masters.

RR Auction does not claim ownership of copyright therein, and is not sure who, if anyone, would own those copyrights, and is possession of the actual tangible items on consignment from the rightful owner thereof.

From the Tony Glover Collection.

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