Alabama Woman Blues

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"Alabama Woman Blues"
Single by Leroy Carr
A-side"Four Day Rider"
Released1930 (1930)
RecordedSeptember 9, 1930
Songwriter(s)Leroy Carr

"Alabama Woman Blues" is a blues standard written and recorded by the American blues musician Leroy Carr.


Carr recorded the song on September 9, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois with Scrapper Blackwell. His companion played the acoustic guitar on the recording, while Carr sang and played the piano for the release.[1] While Carr played the song regularly in A-flat major on the piano, Blackwell tunes his guitar to A-flat and played it in the D-positionThe original take was released in 1930 as the B-side (C-6091-B) to the single "Four Day Rider" (C-6090-A). Since then, it has become part of various compilations.[2]


  1. ^ "Alabama Woman Blues – Scrapper Blackwell, Leroy Carr". AllMusic. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "Alabama Woman Blues – Leroy Carr". AllMusic. Retrieved February 24, 2016.