Victor matrix BS-049340. Why did you do that to me? / Washboard Band (Washboard Sam)

TitleSource
Why did you do that to me? (Primary title)Bluebird catalog
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Bluebird catalog
Authors and ComposersNotes
Washboard Sam (composer)
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Washboard Band (Washboard Sam) (Musical group)
Washboard Sam (vocalist)
Washboard Sam (instrumentalist : washboard)
Big Bill Broonzy (instrumentalist : guitar)
Joshua Altheimer (instrumentalist : piano)Not confirmed.
Buster Bennett (instrumentalist : alto saxophone)
  • Description: Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble
  • Instrumentation: Alto saxophone, guitar, piano, improvised string bass, and washboard
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
  • Title Note: Composition credited in Victor ledgers to Robert Brown, Washboard Sam's given name.
Notes
Source(s): DGR (personnel; instrumentation); Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
The identity of the improvised string bass player is not known,
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
7/29/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio C 1 Master Bluebird B-8525 10-in.
7/29/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio C 1 Master Montgomery Ward M-8928 10-in.
7/29/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio C 1A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-049340. Why did you do that to me? / Washboard Band (Washboard Sam)," accessed January 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200043784/BS-049340-Why_did_you_do_that_to_me.

Victor matrix BS-049340. Why did you do that to me? / Washboard Band (Washboard Sam). (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200043784/BS-049340-Why_did_you_do_that_to_me.

"Victor matrix BS-049340. Why did you do that to me? / Washboard Band (Washboard Sam)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 January 2022.

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