July 13, 2021

Episode 5

Vaudeville Women

This podcast provides 10 performances of early blues songs performed by excellent group of Blues Legends: Ma Rainey, Gertrude Perkins, Sara Martin and Bessie Smith. Thanks to Dr Downhome for sharing his library with us.

Blues Disciples:

by Ma Rainey, Gertrude Perkins, Sara Martin and Bessie Smith

Hosts & Guests

Dr Downhome


 Share Episode 5

Related Episodes


Steeped in the rhythm and blues offerings of Atlanta radio station WAOK from the seventh grade through high school, I was hungry for its roots.  The catalyst that was Sam Charters' The Country Blues book and album led to possession of "Introducing Memphis Willie B.",...

Episode 202

With this podcast we interview Mississippi Blues Legend, Mr Bill Howl N Madd Perry as he tells us about his writing and recording 11 of the 20 songs from his latest album, “Perry Music Heals The Soul”.