Geeshie Wiley's Last Kind Words Blues

Hey, y'all. I'm reading an essay about pre-WW2 blues, and in reading about this particular song, I decided to see if it was on YouTube. Amazing song!

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whkattk said…
You may even be able to get the acetate recording. You'd be surprised what you can find in used record stores.
Writer said…
whkattk, I read in the essay where I learned of this piece that "sides" by Geeshie Wiley are really, really rare. For example, there's a song that there is only one known record in existence and another piece that exists as maybe 6 known copies. But this is something good about the Internet - this kind of stuff will be more easily kept in digital form.

However, this points out a negative aspect too: that if there is a digital form people may not be as eager to care for and keep the actual physical copies of things.

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