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W.E. Buddy Burton

(February ? 1890 - July 6th 1977)

Born Evans Burton Jr. in Louisville, Kentucky in 1890 Buddy Burton settled in Chicago around 1922. A uniquely talented pianist he also appeared on jazz and blues records of the 1920s playing drums, washboard, celeste, and kazoo. Jimmy Blythe and Jelly Roll Morton were among Buddy's best known frequent musical collaborators. In 1928 after being featured exclusively as a sideman W.E. Buddy Burton began making solo piano recordings as a self accompanied singer.

Videos:

Block And Tackle (3:12)

Block And Tackle Blues (2:36)

Bohunkus Blues (2:55)

Buddy Burton's Jazz (2:30)

Endurance Stomp (2:43)

Endurance Stomp (2:35)

Five O'Clock Stomp (2:43)

Ham Fatchet Blues Part 1 (3:13)

It's No One But You (2:57)

My Gal (2:40)

Pleasure Mad (3:16)

Silvery Moon (2:45)

Some Do and Some Don't (2:49)

St. Louis Man (2:28)

Tuxedo Stomp (3:02)

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