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Posted By: autoharper
25-May-13 - 12:58 AM
Thread Name: Origins: 'Talkin' Songs (Bob Dylan, PP&M and...)
Subject: RE: Origins: 'Talkin' Songs (Bob Dylan, PP&M and...)
Christopher Allen Bouchillon (1893-1968)was often billed as "The Talking Comedian of the South." He is credited with recording the first "talking blues" form for Columbia Records in Atlanta in 1926, from which the style gets its name. The song was released in 1927:

Chris Bouchillon - "Talking Blues" (1926)