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El Fiel Enamorado

1929

El Fiel Enamorado

Estudiantina Invencibal: El Fiel Enamorado (The Faithful Lover) - 1929

Estudiantina Invencibal: El Fiel Enamorado (The Faithful Lover) – 1929 It is often wrongly assumed that estudian-inos were “student” bands when really they were just another expression of the same Cuban music tradition as the Sextetos and Septetos. The main differences were that the number of musicians in estudiantinas was not fixed at 6 or […]

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Whistler’s Jug Band: Foldin’ Bed

1929

Whistler’s Jug Band: Foldin’ Bed

Whistler & His Jug Band: Foldin' Bed - 1929

Whistler & His Jug Band came up out of Louisville, Kentucky, and became the first recorded jug band, according to R Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country. They recorded at least twenty-one songs between 1924 and 1931. The names of the musicians remain unknown.    

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