September 30, 2016 Records of the Day

Blind-Roosevelt-GravesTommy-JohnsonThe early part of the 20th century produced a lot of collectible records by mostly unknown Blues artists whose contributions to the big stars to follow are immeasurable. Here are two examples. In 1929 Paramount records released the 78 “Low Down Woman” by Blind Roosevelt Graves. It’s worth up to $2,000.00. In 1928 Victor records issued the 78 “Bye Bye Blues” by Tommy Johnson. A copy can get you $4,000.00 today.

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