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Rare Early Solo Instrumental Blues Harp Recordings introduced by Joe Filisko.

Rare Early Solo Instrumental Blues Harp Recordings introduced by Joe Filisko.

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This upload was 27th in the Blues chart .

Sit back and listen to Joe Filisko introducing 31 solo harmonica recordings from the 1920-30s. The recordings include many examples of train imitations, fox chases and early blues tunes. Joe mentions which harp and key he thinks is the correct one so maybe you will be inspired to play along. Part 2 is now available here - The Archivist

You may have heard of some of the performers but there will probably be others that are new to you. Most of the recordings are from rare 78rpm shellac records, so be ready for the surface noise. In most cases there are no master recordings and for some of the performances only one or two 78s are known to have survived intact.

Over to Joe.........

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Awesome! Thanks for uploading.

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brilliant, thanks

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enjoying very much!!!

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I've already listened 6 times and will enjoy many more.

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fantastic Thanks

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TERRIFIC !!!!!!!!

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Real...

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oh yes, it's amazing what The Archivist has unearthed.

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Owe-Jens Jordan
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Vielen Dank aus Hamburg/ Deutschland. I love these old sessions. Incredible unique players....

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Martin Devaney
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i play blues harmonica this is cool

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Bob 'Bobber' Bear

LOved the train impression!

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Jeez

Amazing

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wow

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thanks for sharing !

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Billy James
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Thanks Joe...excellent :)

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