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Author: Alex van der Tuuk; Jack White; Dean Blackwood; New York Recording Laboratories.; Paramount (Sound recording label)
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Third Man Records ; Austin Texas : Revenant Records, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Music LP : Interactive multimedia   Computer File   Book : English : Limited edition
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"How did a Wisconsin chair company, producing records on the cheap and run by men with little knowledge of their audience or the music business, build one of the greatest musical rosters ever assembled under one roof? The answer lies in 'The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records 1917-1932,' this epic, two-volume omnibus of art, words and music housed in a limited-edition, hand-sculpted cabinet-of-wonder  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jazz
Blues (Music)
Catalogs
Discographies
Discography
Material Type: Interactive multimedia, Music
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book, Computer File
Music Type: Blues; Jazz
All Authors / Contributors: Alex van der Tuuk; Jack White; Dean Blackwood; New York Recording Laboratories.; Paramount (Sound recording label)
OCLC Number: 863715403
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: Blues and jazz music.
Title from hardcover book title page.
Housed in a wooden box (Cabinet of wonder).
Sound discs contain selections from Paramount's catalog.
USB flash drive (The jobber-luxe) contains 800 remastered tracks from Paramount's catalog and 200 1920s ads and images.
Hardcover book by Alex van der Tuuk with narrative by Scott Blackwood and illustrations and hand-lettering by Katie Deedy.
Softcover book titled: Field manual : Paramount Records and associated labels. Volume 1 (1917-1927). Contains notes on and discographies of Paramount artists.
Booklets comprise a blues songbook and a catalog of 1924 Paramount recordings.
Sheet comprises instructions for the Cabinet of wonder.
Complete track listing (LPs and USB drive) available as PDF on the publisher's Web site.
Credits: Producers, Alex van der Tuuk, Jack White, Dean Blackwood.
Description: 6 audio discs : analog, mono ; 12 in. + 1 USB flash drive (7.6 GB ; 6 x 5 cm) + 1 volume (255 pages ; 34 cm) + 1 volume (360 pages ; 28 cm) + 2 booklets (24 cm) + 1 unnumbered sheet (22 x 28 cm) ; in box (14 x 41 x 47 cm)
Contents: LP 1, side 1. Sign of judgement (Sister Cunningham and T.C.I. Sacred Singers --
Dry bone shuffle (Blind Blake) --
My man rocks me (Jimmy O'Bryant's Famous Original Washboard Band) --
Sweet Georgia Brown (Danny Small and Ukelele Mays) --
St. Louis blues (Handy's Memphis Blues Band) --
Pistol Blues (Bo Weavil Jackson) --
Old Joe Clark (Harkreader and Moore) LP 1, side 2. Coffee pot blues (Papa Charlie Jackson) --
Old Steady Roll (Jones' Paramount Charleston Four) --
Wait 'till I put on my robe (Famous Jubilee Singers) --
Messin' around (Jimmy Blythe and His Ragamuffins) --
Madison Street rag (Banjo Joe) --
Mama's can't lose (Lottie Beaman) --
Barnum's steam calliope (Sunset Four) LP 2, side 3. Skoodlum blues (O'Bryant's Washboard Band) --
Jelly Roll's first cousin (Norfolk Jazz Quartette) --
Come on home (Alberta Hunter) --
Drunk man's blues (Lone Star Fiddlers) --
Rainy nights (The Washingtonians) --
How long Daddy, how long (Ida Cox) --
Mr. Jelly Lord (Jelly Roll Morton's Steamboat Four) LP 2, side 4. Anna Mina Forty And St. Louis Shorty (Viola Bartlette) --
Coffin blues (Ida Cox) --
Pump Tillie (Blythe's Sinful Five) --
You Shall (Beale Street Sheiks) --
Well of salvation (C.H. Gatewood) --
Goose grease (John Williams' Synco Jazzers) --
Brown baby (Ethel Waters and the Jazz Masters) LP 3, side 5. Dying blues (Leola B. Wilson) --
Charleston mad (Lovie Austin and Her Blues Serenaders) --
Certainly Lord (Pace Jubilee Sings) --
216 blues (Blanche Johnson) --
Chicago buzz (Junie Cobb's Home Town Band) --
Mamlish blues (Ed Bell) --
I'm glad I'm married (North Carolina Ramblers and Roy Harvey) --
Steady roll (Jelly Roll Morton's Stomp Kings) LP 3, side 6. Nelson blues (Nelson's Paramount Serenaders) --
Track linin' (T.C.I. Section Crew) --
Bessemer bound blues (Ma Rainey) --
Everybody help the blues come home (William and Versey Smith) --
Crazy quilt (Dixon's Jazz Maniacs) --
Shaggy dog blues (Buddy Boy Hawkins) --
My man rocks me with one steady roll (Trixie Smith) --
Jazzbo Jenkins (Ollie Powers) LP 4, side 7. Sleep baby sleep (J. Churchill) --
Salty dog (Freddie Keppard's Jazz Cardinals) --
Memory of departed friends (Rev. James Beard) --
House rent stop (Big Bill and Thomps) --
West Indies blues (Ukulele "Bob" Williams) --
Nobody Knows (Sodarisa Miller) --
Steppin' on the blues (Lovie Austin and Her Blues Serenaders) --
Walk right in Belmont (Watts and Wilson) LP 4, side 8. When I was a moaner (Norfolk Jubilee Quartette) --
Steady roll (Wilson's T.O.B.A. Band) --
Satan at church (Rev. W.M. Clark and Sisters) --
Pacific coast blues (Ethel Waters' Jazz Masters) --
Look out Papa don't tear your pants (Papa Charlie Jackson) --
Baby can't you understand (Marion Harrison) --
Seek and ye shall find (Wood's Famous Blind Jubilee Singers) LP 5, side 9. Will my mother know me there (Blind Connie Rosemond) --
Hot hot Hottentot (Jimmy O'Bryant's Washboard Band) --
Ain't it a shame (Four Harmony Kings) --
The wicked fives' blues (Lena Wilson) --
Armour Ave. struggle (James Blythe) --
Houston bound (Elzadie Robinson) --
Coo coo stomp (D.C. Nelson's Serenaders) LP 5, side 10. You can't keep no brown (Bo Weavil Jackson) --
Stomp time blues (Jasper Taylor and His State Street Boys) --
I've got a hiding place (Rev. T.T. Rose and Gospel Singers) --
Cacklin' hen (Osey Helton) --
Fade away blues (Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools) --
Mama's angel child (Sweet Papa Stovepipe) --
Black man blues (Edmonia Henderson) LP 6, side 11. Hen house blues (Jack Penewell) --
Mojo strut (Pickett-Parham Apollo Syncopators) --
Sympathetic Christ (Rev. M.S. Gipson and Various) --
That da da strain (Ethel Waters and Her Jazz Masters) --
Wartime blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) --
There'll come a day (Dixie-Land Thumpers) --
Oh Calvary (Wiseman Sextette with Various) LP 6, side 12. St. Louis blues (Chicago De Lux Orchestra) --
On this rock I will build my church (Johnnie Blakey) --
Don't pan me (Alberta Hunter) --
Play that thing (Ollie Powers' Orchestra) --
I want Jesus to talk with me (Homer Quincy Smith) --
Peepin' blues (Lovie Austin and Her Blues Serenaders) --
Cecilia (Danny Small and Ukelele Mays).
Other Titles: Cabinet of wonder.
Jobber-luxe.
Rise and fall of Paramount.
Rise & fall of Paramount.
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"How did a Wisconsin chair company, producing records on the cheap and run by men with little knowledge of their audience or the music business, build one of the greatest musical rosters ever assembled under one roof? The answer lies in 'The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records 1917-1932,' this epic, two-volume omnibus of art, words and music housed in a limited-edition, hand-sculpted cabinet-of-wonder ..."--Publisher's website.

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