Today’s Like Christmas
Posted in 1930s,Honey,Piano Blues,Texas Blues on 11.08.06

I mean, I don’t want to get political – but today is pretty fantastic.

Dusky Dailey was a Texas (perhaps by the way of Louisiana) piano player who recorded a handful of blues songs in the late 30s both as a solo preformer and as band leader. I prefer his solo work, which is rough and more exciting than the smooth blues of his big band work both both settings show off his amazing skills on the keys and his less than amazing singing voice. This track Flying Crow Blues was recorded by a few other blues artists before him, most notable Black Ivory King – though I think this might be my favorite.

Dusky Dailey – Flying Crow Blues (1937)


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