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WSM Radio - The Birth of The Grand Ole Opry - DeFord Bailey "The Harmonica Wizard"

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    Deford Bailey DeFord Bailey posing with his foot on a Coca-Cola crate circa 1930's Courtesy of David Morton
    DISCOGRAPHY

  • DeFord Bailey, Muscle Shoals Blues, Pan American Blues, (From Where I Stand - The Black Experience in County Music, Disc One - The String Band Era. Produced by the Country Music Foundation. 1998 . Warner Bros. Records Inc.)
  • Archival Audio, Dark Town Strutters Ball (archival audio from WSM Broadcast "Sunday Down South")
  • Archival Audio, Havin' a Big Time Tonight (1st NBC Broadcast WSM Grand Ole Opry 10/14/39)
  • Uncle Jimmy Thompson, Flying Clouds, (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)
  • Roy Acuff and his Smokey Mountain Band, Ida Red (1st NBC Broadcast WSM Grand Ole Opry 10/14/39)
  • George Hay (archival audio from WSM Grand Ole Opry 10/14/39)
  • Uncle Dave Macon, Cannon County Hills, Having a Good Time Tonight (1st NBC Broadcast WSM Grand Ole Opry 10/14/39)
  • Francis Craig & His Orchestra, Dance Music Program, (archival audio from a WSM Broadcast)
  • Arthur Honegger, Pacific 231, (London Records, originally released on " SXL 6065/SXC 6168*/SX6167, recorded April 1963)
  • Duke Ellington, East St. Louis Toodle-OO (The Okeh Ellington Columbia Jazz Masterpieces C2K 46177)
  • DeFord Bailey, Shoe Shine Boy (The Legendary DeFord Bailey Country Music's First Black Star - TFS-122 Tennessee Folklore Society Records Middle Tennessee State University, Box 201 Murfreesboro TN 37132)
  • DeFord Bailey, Muscle Shoals Blues (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)

    RELATED MUSIC

  • DeFord Bailey, Muscle Shoals Blues, Pan American Blues, (From Where I Stand - The Black Experience in County Music, Disc One - The String Band Era. Produced by the Country Music Foundation. 1998 . Warner Bros. Records Inc.)
  • James Talley, Woman Trouble, Whiskey on the Side, (James Talley: Live BCD 15704-AH, An Original Torreon Productions P.O. Box 120722, Nashville, TN 37212)
  • James Talley, (Nashville City Blues, CIM1010, Cimarron Records P.O. Box 120722, Nashville, TN 37212)
  • Uncle Jimmy Thompson, Karo (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)
  • DeFord Bailey, Pan American, Alcoholic Blues, Black Man Blues, Old Hen Cackle (Take 1 &2 ), Sook Cow, Evening Prayer, Talk About Grandfather, Shoe Shine Boy, John Henry, Hesitation Blues, (The Legendary DeFord Bailey Country Music's First Black Star - TFS-122 Tennessee Folklore Society Records Middle Tennessee State University, Box 201 Murfreesboro TN 37132)
  • Sam & Kirk McGee, Salt Lake City, Chevrolet Car (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 1 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)
  • Sam & Kirk McGee, Brown's Ferry Blues (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)
  • DeFord Bailey, Ice Water Blues, Alcoholic Blues, Muscle Shoals Blues (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)
  • Uncle Dave Bacon & His Fruit Jar Guzzlers, Bake That Chicken Pie (Nashville The early String bands Vol. 2 CD County Records, P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA, CO-CD3522)

    Arhoolie A man truly possessed by sound, Chris Strachwitz and his company Arhoolie Records celebrate 40 years of recording.
    PAN AMERICAN - THE SONG
    The Pan American Train went from New Orleans to Cincinati through Nashville and inspired all kinds of music. The following is a partial list of songs inspired by The Pan American Express. This song list comes to us From Chris Strachwitz of Arhoolie Records. Arhoolie Records is celebrating their 40th Anniversary this year. Chris has been a huge source in collaboration, inspiration and information to Lost & Found Sound throughout the series

  • Pan American Blues - Deford Bailey
  • Panama Blues - The State Street Stomper
  • Panama Limited Blues - Esther Bigeou
  • Panama Limited Blues - Ada Brown
  • Panama Limited Blues - Bertha Chippie Hill
  • Panama Limited Blues - Georgia White
  • Panama Limited - Washington "Bukka" White
  • Panama Special - Roosevelt Scott
  • Panama To Chi - I.C. Glee Club
  • Pan American Man - Cliff Carlisle
  • Arhoolie # 7039 Cd Folk Lyric Label - Blues Yodler & Steel Guitar Wizard
  • Pan American Boogie - Delmore Bros.
  • The Pan American - Hank Williams
  • Pan American Boogie - Wayne Rainey
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