Top Papa Charlie Jackson Albums
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Collection 1924 - 34
Collection 1924 - 34
[2019]
Why Do You Moan When You Can Shake That Thing
Why Do You Moan When You Can Shake That Thing
[2014]
The Complete Recorded Works 1924-1934
The Complete Recorded Works 1924-1934
[2011]
Greatest Blues of the 1920's
Greatest Blues of the 1920's
[2010]
Papa Charlie Jackson: Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1928-1934)
Papa Charlie Jackson: Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1928-1934)
[1991]
Related Information for Papa Charlie Jackson
Papa Charlie Jackson (c.1890-1938) was an early American bluesman. He played a hybrid banjo-guitar and ukulele, recording beginning in 1924. Much of his life remains a mystery, but it is probable that he was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and died in Chicago, Illinois in 1938.Originally performing in minstrel and medicine shows, Jackson was playing all around Chicago in the early 1920s. He was noted for busking at the famouus Chicgo Maxwell Street Market. He soon recorded "Papa's Lawdy Lawdy Blues" and "Airy Man Blues", the first recordings by a male singer of the blues. One of his following tracks, "Salty Dog Blues", became perhaps his most famous song. He soon began cutting records with Ida Cox, H... read more