For a foot stompin' Tuesday
July 29, 2014 11:18 AM   Subscribe

Lizzie Miles (1895-1963) was a blues singer from New Orleans. (Her music was recently featured during the closing credits of Blue Jasmine.) Less well-known are her two half-siblings, blues singer Edna Hicks (1895-1925), and jazz trumpeter and vocalist Herb Morand (1905-1952).

Lizzie Miles:
Eh La Bas
My Man O'War
I Hate A Man Like You
Some Of These Days

Edna Hicks:
Sad 'n' Lonely Blues
I'm Goin' Away (Just To Wear You Off My Mind) - with brief bio introduction; record starts around 1:10
You've Got Everything A Sweet Mamma Needs But Me
I Don't Love Nobody So I Don't Have No Blues

Herb Morand:
Root Hog Or Die - with the Harlem Hamfats (on vocal and trumpet)
Oh! Red - with the Harlem Hamfats
I Ain't Gonna Give You None Of My Jelly Roll - with the George Lewis Jazz Band (on vocal and trumpet)
If You're A Viper - with the George Lewis Jazz Band
posted by Orange Dinosaur Slide (4 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
Thanks for this. I loved that Blue Jasmine tune but never bothered to find out who sang it.
posted by rocket88 at 1:38 PM on July 29, 2014 [1 favorite]

Highest and best use of the Internet. I love this, thanks!
posted by MexicanYenta at 2:19 AM on July 30, 2014 [1 favorite]

This post has been excellent to listen to. Thanks!
posted by mixedmetaphors at 6:58 PM on August 2, 2014 [1 favorite]

Some great music here, Orange Dinosaur Slide; many thanks for the post.
posted by On the Corner at 12:53 AM on August 18, 2014 [1 favorite]

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