Friday’s Playlist (June 8) • The Vaudeville Blues Singers — Mamie Smith, Trixie Smith, Leona Williams

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LEONA WILLIAMS & HER DIXIE BAND [Original Memphis Five]: Struttin’ Blues

New York: March 25, 1922
Columbia A3599  (mx.80240-7)

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TRIXIE SMITH & THE JAZZ MASTERS: Give Me That Old Slow Drag

Long Island City, NY: c. September 1922
Black Swan 14127  (no visible mx. number)

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MAMIE SMITH & HER JAZZ HOUNDS: Mamie Smith Blues

New York: c. June 1922
Okeh 4658  (Mx. S-70729-C)

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Full discographical details on these and more than 32,000 other jazz and jazz-related recordings can be found in Brian Rust’s Jazz & Ragtime Records, 1897-1942, Sixth Edition — Out of print in book form, but available from Mainspring Press on a convenient, fully searchable CD-ROM.

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