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Blues Records Discography, 1943 onwards
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Blues Records Discography, 1943 onwards,
by Mike Leadbitter & Others

ABBREVIATIONS
Used in this Discography
General Abbreviations Instrumental Abbreviations Country Abbreviations American States Abbreviations
acc - accompanied (by)
alt tk - alternate take
arr - arranger / arranged by
c. - circa
[cass] - tape cassette
cat. - catalogue
el - electric
ens - ensemble
fem - female
grp - group
inc - incomplete
incl - including
inst - instrumental
instr(s) - instrument(s)
intro - introduction
Jr. - Junior
ldr - leader
n/n - no number
no. - number
poss - possibly
prob - probably
Pt./Pts. - part(s)
resp - respectively
rev - reverse
Sr. - Senior
unk - unknown
v(s) - vocal(s)
acdn - accordion
as - alto saxophone
b - bass (acoustic & electric)
b-g - bass guitar
bgs - bongos
bj - banjo
bs - baritone saxophone
cel - celeste
cg - conga drum
cl - clarinet
cn - cornet
con - concertina
d - drum(s)
fgh(s) - flugelhorn(s)
fl - flute
g(s) - guitar(s)
hca(s) - harmonica(s)
kbd(s) - keyboards
mdn - mandolin
mrba - marimba
mrcs - maracas
org - organ
p - piano
perc - percussion
sax(es) - saxophone(s)
ss - soprano saxophone
st-g - steel-guitar
tamb - tambourine
tb(s) - trombone(s)
tbls - timbales
tp(s) - trumpets
ts - tenor saxophone
uke - ukulele
vb - vibraphone
vl(s) - violin(s)
vla - viola
wb - washboard
xyl -xylophone
Au - Austria
Aus - Australia
B - Belgium
BWI - British West Indies
Cn - Canada
Dk - Denmark
E - England
EG - East Germany [as was]
F - France
Fin - Finland
G - Germany
H - The Netherlands (Holland)
It - Italy
J - Japan
Mx - Mexico
Sco - Scotland
Sw - Sweden
Sz - Switzerland
Yg - Yugoslavia [as was]
Al - Alabama
Ar - Arkansas
Az - Arizona
Ca - California
Co - Colorada
Ct - Connecticut
DC - District of Columbia
Fl - Florida
Ga - Georgia
Ia - Iowa
Il - Illinois
In - Indiana
Ky - Kentucky
La - Louisiana
Ma - Massachusetts
Md - Maryland
Mi - Michigan
Mn - Minnesota
Mo - Missouri
Ms - Mississippi
Mt - Montana
NC - North Carolina
Ne - Nebraska
NJ - New Jersey
NM - New Mexico
Nv - Nevada
Oh - Ohio
Ok - Oklahoma
Pa - Pennsylvania
RI - Rhode Island
SC - South Carolina
Tn - Tennessee
Tx - Texas
Va - Virginia
Wa - Washington
Wi - Wisconsin
WV - West Virginia

Added 26-Jul-2014

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