1.21 gigawatts - 1929 Episode 43

We go way way way back to the start of the depression. Not your depression, the 1929 one.


  1. Croonin The Blues by Jabbo Smith's Rhythm Aces on The Ultimate Jazz Archive 5 (Carinco)
  2. Nobody knows you when you're down and out by Bessie Smith on The Complete Recordings, Vol. 4 (Sony Music)
  3. I hate a man like you by Jelly Roll Morton on Oh, Mister Jelly! (Upbeat Recordings)
  4. When the Levee Breaks by Memphis Minnie on The Roots of Led Zeppelin (Purple Pyramid)
  5. Coo Coo Bird by Clarence "Tom" Ashley on Greenback dollar (Country records)
  6. That's no way to get along by Robert Wilkins on Ghost World Soundtrac (Shanachie)
  7. Frankie and Johnny by Gene Autry on Blues Singer 1929-1931 (Sony Music)
  8. Mississippi Bo Weavil Blues by Charley Patton on The best of Charley Patton (Shanachie)
  9. Quand je danse avec lui by Marie Dubas on Antalogie de la chanson Francaise 1929 (epm)
  10. Quand refleuriront Les Lilas Blancs by Gesky on Antalogie de la chanson Francaise 1929 (epm)
  11. Ain't misbehaving by Fats Waller on The Essential Fats Waller (RCA)
  12. Some of these days by Louis Armstrong Orchestra on All that Jazz Vol 10 (Jube Pops)
  13. Moanin' low by Eva Taylor on Divas of the 1920's (Vintage masters)
  14. I'm a mighty tight woman by Sippie Wallace on Rough guide to Bessie Smith (World music network)
  15. Love me or leave me by Ruth Etting on Divas of the 1920's (Vintage masters)
  16. Georgia bound by Blind Blake on Ragtime guitar's foremost fingerpicker (Shanachie)
  17. Basin Street Blues by Louisiana Rhythm Kings on Louisiana Rhythm Kings (Publico Dominio)
  18. True Blue Lou by Annette Hanshaw on Volume 6 1929 (Sensation Records)