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Memphis Jug Band (1932-1934) by Memphis Jug Band

Memphis Jug Band (1932-1934) by Memphis Jug Band

One of the definitive jug bands of the ’20s and early ’30s, this seminal group was comprised of Will Shade, Will Weldon, Hattie Hart, Charlie Polk, Walter Horton, and others, in various configurations. Guitarist/harpist Will Shade formed the Memphis Jug Band in the Beale Street section of Memphis in the mid-’20s. A few years after their formation, Shade signed a contract with Victor Records in 1927. Over the next seven years, Shade and the Memphis Jug Band recorded nearly 60 songs for the record…

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