Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Transcription Mystery Disc #184
This disc opens with a woman speaking a single introductory sentence "This is Richard Matthews recording from his own home." Then presumably it's Richard Matthews who tears into some jazzy clarinet lines. He opens with a bit of "St. Louis Blue", then an original "Two Grunts and a Groan" then "Beal Street Blues which is introduced by a young child. Right before the recording runs out is a man's voice says Bluest Blues ever heard, Goodnight" It sounds like a tape recording. This was either very cleverly staged or done in a small home studio with a tape deck.