Recorded in Chicago during May 1928 featuring Papa Charlie Jackson six-string banjo & vocals.
Born William Henry Jackson in New Orleans Papa Charlie originally performed in minstrel and medicine shows. From the early 1920s into the 1930s, Jackson played frequent club dates in Chicago, and was noted for busking at Chicago's Maxwell Street Market. In August 1924 he recorded "Papa's Lawdy Lawdy Blues" and "Airy Man Blues" for Paramount Records the first commercially successful, self-accompanied recordings by a male blues singer.
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