Roosevelt Sykes – The Honey Dripper


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Release Date:  2014

Label:  Acrobat Music


Track List

1 Boot That Thing
2 Roosevelt’s Blues
3 Ten And Four Blues
4 Give Me Your Change
5 32-20 Blues
6 She’s In My Blood
7 44 Blues
8 Sad And Lonely Day
9 DBA Blues (You Old Yas Yas)
10 The Honey Dripper
11 Ups And Down Blues
12 Love Will Wear You Down
13 47th Street Jive
14 Sykes Advice Blues
15 Honeysuckle Rose
16 15 Cents A Day
17 Mellow Queen
18 Jivin’ The Jive



One of the most popular piano playing blues singers of the 30’s and 40’s, Roosevelt Sykes remained popular with international audiences through to his death in 1983. He made his recording debut in 1929 and this collection is selected from the first two decades of his career. He was nicknamed ‘The Honey dripper’ long before the hit record of the same name. Tracks include; “The Honey dripper”, “47th Street Jive”, “32-20 Blues”, “She’s In My Blood” ,”15 Cents A Day”.

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