SHAVE 'EM DRY BLUES

Latest update on 20/05/2010

Artist: Ma Rainey
Author: Gertrude Rainey
Label: Paramount
Year: 1924

Not to be confused with Jimmy Yancey's Shave 'Em Dry ('40s).

Covers:

1924:

Papa Charlie Jackson [clean version as Shave 'Em Dry]

1935:

Lucille Bogan [the ultimate in risqué blues; learned it from Charlie Jackson when they toured together in '27]

1935:

Bessie Jackson [cleaner version, at least she tried]

1970s:

Jo Ann Kelly

1996:

Asylum Street Spankers [credited to Lucille Bogan]

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