Artist: Ma RaineyAuthor: Gertrude RaineyLabel: ParamountYear: 1924
Not to be confused with Jimmy Yancey's Shave 'Em Dry ('40s).
Papa Charlie Jackson [clean version as Shave 'Em Dry]
Lucille Bogan [under alias Bessie Jackson; the ultimate in risqué blues; learned it from Charlie Jackson when they toured together in '27]
Jo Ann Kelly
Asylum Street Spankers [credited to Lucille Bogan]
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