OTRS #26 – Robert Crumb’s Record Room Part 8 “Old Time Country Blues Music part 1”

John's Old Time Radio Show
R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 8
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ R. Crumb “Old Time Blues Music part 1” Fantastic Country Blues musicians and songsters of the 1920’s & 30’s. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his fabulous record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Humming Blues – Joe Linthecomb “Red Onion Joe”

2. Deep Henderson – The Pebbles

3. Big Fat Mama – Charlie Spand

4. Decatur Street Drag – Guy Lumpkin and Eddie Mapp

5. Nobody Needs You When You’re Down And Out – Bobbie Leecan

6. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out – Pinetop Smith

7. Dying Rider Blues – Romeo Nelson

8. If You Haven’t Any Hay Get On Down The Road – Skip James

9. Poor Boy Long Way From Home – Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon & Blind Blake)

10. Mule, Get Up In The Alley – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

11. Oh You Son Of A Gun – Evans & McClain

Skip James circa 1960

Gus Cannon circa 1960

Bobbie Leecan on Perfect

Skip James

Our Hero!


Romeo Nelson

Gus Cannon playing “slide” banjo.

Gus drawn by Crumb.