Franklin, Harpe & Usilton perform 1920s and 1930s blues and ragtime in the Piedmont, Memphis, and St. Louis guitar-duet style. The group has performed and continues to perform throughout the Washington DC metropolitan area at events such as the Washington Folk Festival, Northern Virginia Folk Festival, the DC Blues Society Blues Festival, and the Baltimore Blues Society, in addition to appearances at The National Portrait Gallery and various clubs and cafes.


CD-022 HOKUM BLUES
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Bluesmen Rick Franklin and Neil Harpe team upwith percussionist Rick Usilton to bring you the Hokum Blues - the Great blues!

Eagle Ridin’ Papa * My Baby Comes to Me * That Lovin’ I Crave *
Ain’t Goin’ That Way * Nobody Knows You (When You’re Down and Out) *
That’ll Be Alright * I Know Something on You * Another Kanaka Like Me *
That’ll Never Happen No More * You Call That a Buddy? * Travelin’ Man


CD-034 (HB-1001)
DOIN' THE DOZENS
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More great blues recorded at Patuxent Studios. Rick Franklin & Neil Harpe perform many of their favorite songs.

Joliet Bound * Stop Hanging Around * Raidin’ Squad Blues * Pick Poor Robin Clean *
South Carolina Rag * Stack O’Lee Blues * Just Well Let Her Go *
If Blake Could See Me Now * The Twelves (The Dirty Dozens) * Beedle Um Bum *
32-20 Blues * Keep it Clean


CD-079 (HB-1002)
NEIL HARPE
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You will enjoy Neil’s solo offering with guests Elinor Ellis & Delta X.

Travelin’ Man * Bay Rum Blues * Who’s Been Here * K.C. Jones * Winnie the Wailer * Eagle’s on the Half
Coffee Blues * I Want You to Know * Hang it on the Wall * Leavin’ Town *
Let Her Go