Freakish Man Blues
Posted in 1930s,Piano Blues on 09.01.08

I’ve updated the Stagolee page again, reducing the number of MIA tracks, thanks to Bert and others who have sent in files recently. The Final (!!) update to St. James should be up on the donors page tonight (or at least by 9/2) – apparently I like downloading, deleting and re-downloading those files over and over again. I know I’ve lost a few on the way because of that. If you donated tracks for these collections and haven’t heard from me by tomorrow night (9/2) send me an email ( for your password.

This song was requested awhile ago, but I’m just now getting around to putting it up. I wasn’t familiar with George Hannah before this request, I just had a few of his tracks scattered across a few discs. Hannnah isn’t the best singer, but he is a very unique songwriter – focusing on the other side of city life in the pre-war era. Boy in Boat is a great observation of city life, and sound somewhat like Tom Waits in parts. Freakish Man Blues goes more into details about his own personal leanings and is quite fun. Hannah is backed on both tracks by Meade Lux Lewis who is always a pleasure to hear.

George Hannah – The Boy In The Boat (1930)
George Hannah – Freakish Man Blues (1930)


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By bluesrock42 on 02.15.09 7:34 pm

muy buen blog

By bluesrock42 on 02.15.09 7:35 pm

blues en blanco y negro¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

By bluesrock42 on 04.13.09 4:02 pm

fabulosooooo ¡¡¡¡¡

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