Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|J.T. Funny Paper Smith|
Complete Recorded Works (1930-31)
Genres: Blues, Pop
Best Country Blues Singer You've Never Heard
Joel Fritz | N Ca | 05/27/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Funny Paper Smith, or was it Funny Papa Smith, wrote some of the most interesting blues lyrics of his time. His songs don't contain many of the "standard" verses. The wolf songs are all good. "Seven Sisters Blues" is a terrific ad for magical services. "Tell It to the Judge" is a nice little comedy skit.
He has a warm low baritone voice that grows on you. His guitar playing is average, but the songs more than make up for it. He was sometimes called "The Original Howling Wolf."
His career was cut short by a trip to prison. Like the brothers where one went to sea and the other became Vice President he was never heard from again."