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Baby, How Can It Be? (Songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and ‘30s) Tracklist


1 Bo Carter Baby, How Can It Be?
2 Mississippi Maulers My Angeline
3 McGhee & Welling I Wants My Lulu
4 Norridge Mayhams and His Barbecue Boys If I Had My Way
5 “Dock” Walsh We Courted in the Rain
6 Joseph Falcon Poche Town
7 Davey Miller My Pretty Little Indian Napanee
8 Kalama’s Quartette Hapa Haole Hula Girl
9 Oscar Ford Sweetest Girl in Town
10 Ted Lewis and His Band I’m Crazy ’Bout My Baby
11 Taylor’s Kentucky Boys That’s What the Old Bachelor’s Made Out Of
12 The Southern Serenaders Then I’ll Be Happy
13 Dick Reinhart Always Marry Your Lover
14 Dan Sullivan’s Shamrock String Band Johnny, Will You Marry Me?
15 Eddie South and His Alabamians That’s What I Call Keen
16 Memphis Jug Band Insane Crazy Blues
17 Lottie Kimbrough and Winston Holmes Lost Lover Blues
18 “Banjo Ikey” Robinson and His Bull Fiddle Band My Four Reasons
19 Hayes Shepherd Hard For To Love
20 Henry Thomas Don’t Leave Me Here
21 Uncle Dave Macon The Gal That Got Stuck on Everything She Seen Said
22 Kanui & Lula Tomi, Tomi – Stomp
23 Bernie Cummins and His Hotel New Yorker Orchestra Minnie the Mermaid (A Love Song in Fish Time)
24 Virginia Four I’d Feel Much Better
25 Kid Smith and Family Mama You’re a Mess
26 Harry Roy and His Bat Club Boys Pussy
27 Frankie “Half-Pint” Jaxon It’s Heated
28 George “Shortbuckle” Roark I Ain’t a Bit Drunk
29 Bobbie Leecan’s Need-More Band Shortnin’ Bread
30 Cripple Clarence Lofton Strut That Thing
31 Eddie Peabody Tiptoe Through the Tulips
32 Lonnie Coleman Wild About My Loving
33 Rutherford & Foster There’s More Pretty Girls Than One
34 Fess Williams and His Royal Flush Orchestra I’m Feelin’ Devilish
35 Hartman’s Heartbreakers Let Me Play With It
36 Cliff Edwards If You Can’t Land Her on the Old Veranda
37 Frank Quinn Murphy’s Wife
38 Hawaiian Beach Combers Queen of the South Sea Isles
39 Clyde Evans Band How I Got My Gal
40 Frank Stokes Nehi Mama Blues
41 Burnett & Rutherford Curley-Headed Woman
42 Laura Smith I’m Gonna Kill Myself
43 Asa Martin She Ain’t Built That Way
44 Cliff Edwards How Can You Look So Good
45 Robert Hill You Gonna Look Like a Monkey When You Get Old
46 Bill Carlisle I’m Wearin’ the Britches Now
47 State Street Boys Sweet to Mama
48 Dallas String Band I Used to Call Her Baby
49 “Doc” Cook and His 14 Doctors of Syncopation I Got Worry (Love Is On My Mind)
50 The Carolina Buddies He Went In Like a Lion (But Came Out Like a Lamb)
51 Hazel Scherf Married Girls Troubles
52 Cab Calloway and His Orchestra Some of These Days
53 The Georgia Browns Who Stole De Lock?
54 Joe Linthcome Pretty Mama Blues
55 Callahan Brothers I Want to Ask the Stars
56 Bertha “Chippie” Hill Some Cold Rainy Day
57 Blind Lemon Jefferson Corinna Blues
58 Mississippi John Hurt Big Leg Blues
59 Crowder Brothers I Don’t Let the Girls Worry My Mind
60 Broadway Bellhops Wimmin-Aaah!
61 Mississippi Sheiks The World Is Going Wrong
62 Lowe Stokes & His North Georgians Left All Alone Again Blues
63 Al Trent and His Orchestra After You’ve Gone
64 Fiddlin’ John Carson & His Virginia Reelers It’s a Shame To Whip Your Wife on Sunday
65 Mississippi Matilda Hard Working Woman
66 Macon Ed & Tampa Joe Worrying Blues