Mills Brothers: I Ain’t Got Nobody – 1930’s

An authentic, rare classic version of the standard “I Ain’t Got Nobody,” sung by the Mills Brothers, shot in the

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Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey – 1955

Originally from Texas, Amos Milburn moved to Los Angeles and soon became a fixture in the Central Avenue music scenes

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The Hut Sut Song – 1940’s

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little

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Joe Maphis: Dim Lights, Thick Smoke – 1959

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (and LOUD, LOUD music) performed by Joe Maphis & wife Rose Lee, LIVE in 1959. Maphis.

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The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

On the other side of the musical spectrum, here is the organ-accordion-guitar combo The Three Suns. Composed of Al &

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Bob Wills – Lone Star Rag

In this clip, from a 1940’s B Western, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, on stage to entertain the locals,

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Black Music in America: From Then Till Now – 1970’s

This tremendous educational documentary from the mid-1970’s examines the priceless contributions of African-Americans to musical heritage, so closely tied to

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