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Pigmeat Markham - Mr. Vaudeville Album

Pigmeat Markham - Mr. Vaudeville Album
Performer: Pigmeat Markham
Title: Mr. Vaudeville
Country: US
Genre: Audio
Released: 1967
Catalog number: LPS 1515, LPS-1515
Label: Chess
MP3 album szie: 2318 mb
FLAC album size: 1122 mb


2The Imaginary Bartender9:55
3The Suspicious Hisband6:54
4The Shotgun5:45
5The Third Degree5:55
6The Stranger8:00


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LP-1515Pigmeat Markham "Mr. Vaudeville" ‎(LP, Mono)ChessLP-1515US1967
LP-1515Pigmeat Markham "Mr. Vaudeville" ‎(LP, Mono)ChessLP-1515US1967
LP-1515Pigmeat Markham "Mr. Vaudeville" ‎(LP, Mono, Promo)ChessLP-1515US1967
LPS 1515, LPS-1515Pigmeat Markham Mr. Vaudeville ‎(LP)Chess, ChessLPS 1515, LPS-1515US1967


  • Cover [Photo & Design]Don S. Bronstein
  • Edited ByDoug Brand
  • EngineerReice Hamel
  • Liner NotesEd Cook
  • ProducerRalph Bass


This version does not have quotes around titles on labels.


  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Label): 15384
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Label): 15385
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): 15384 mk 4TRS-0891-1B LPS-1515
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): 15385 4TRS-0892-1B mk LPS-1515


  • Recorded At – Apollo Theater-New York City
  • Record Company – Chess Records
  • Manufactured By – Chess Producing Corp.

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Two of a Kind - Redd Foxx, Pigmeat Markham. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Dewey Pigmeat Markham April 18, 1904 December 13, 1981 was an African American entertainer. Though best known as a comedian, Markham was also a singer, dancer, and actor. His nickname came from a stage routine, in which he declared himself to be Sweet Poppa Pigmeat. He was born in the community of Hayti, Durham, North Carolina. His family was the most prominent on their street, which came to be called and later officially named. Markham got his nickname from a song in his act called Sweet Papa Pigmeat. He started entertaining in 1917 at the age of thirteen when he danced on the southern race circuit with Bessie Smith and later appeared on burlesque bills with such comedy legends as Milton Berle, Red Buttons, and Eddie Cantor. Prior to that he was a big star on the black vaudeville for the Theatre Owners and Bookers Association, which was called the TOBA circuit. It had only black entertainers and played to black audiences. Pigmeat Markham Author Format: Vinyl. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Pigmeat the Real Pigmeat Markham Please Sit Down - Pigmeat Markham. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham was born on April 18, 1904 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Junction 88 1947, Mr. Smith Goes Ghost 1940 and Am I Guilty 1940. He was married to Bernice Penn, Marita L. Greene and Cecilia. He died on December 13, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. Bert Williams, vaudeville star Pigmeat Markham was many things: the ranking funny man on the Avenue, a hero to young fans, the Judge. He was also. When Pigmeat Markham first started in show business, a blackface performance could be seen in most American cities. In 1919 I started in a little carnival. with a minstrel show, he recalled. In those days we didn't have no band. From 1957 through 1967 every stand-up comedian working pressed an album - and no matter who they were - chances were that a ready-made audience would buy it. Chess Records in Chicago had been established as the pre-eminent rhythm and blues label in America. Here Comes The Judge - Pigmeat Markham 1968 Acknowledged as the first 'rap' song. Born in Durham, N. Markham started performing in the South, working in carnivals and medcine shows as a dancer and comedian. In the mid- and late 1920's he came to New York, performing at the Alhambra Theater and then the Apollo Theater with his straight man, the late George Wilshire. In Minstrel Tradition. His comedy stemmed f