Original Washboard Band

Category: Artist
Time period: Pre-WWII and Post-WWII

Date nominated: Nov 28, 2015
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LP Scrubbin' & Pickin' RCA LPM1958.
Founded in the 1920's. From Brunswick Island, Georgia. Sea Island and Jekyll Island. Used to perform for wealthy white families' parties, such as the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, Morgans and Goulds.

Nathan Jones, Gravelly voice, thimbles, frying pans and kazoo, Robert 'Washboard' arranger, baritone and kazoo, Norman 'Shorty' Feimster , tenor and left handed guitar, Charles Ernest Jones, slap bass.

Mama Don't Allow
Going to Chicago Blues
Chinatown, My Chinatown
Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well
White Silver Sands
Bugle Call Rag
Sweet Georgia Brown
The Glory of Love
Honeysuckle Rose
The Honey Dipper
Happy Days and Lonely Nights
Tiger Rag

Recorded October 21, 22 1958


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