AGRAM BLUES/OLD TRAMP. Encyclopedia of Blues

Agram is a Dutch label that mainly reissues prewar
blues. It was founded by Dutch blues scholar Guido
van Rijn in 1978 and has released fifteen LPs and
three CDs, beginning with a deluxe Barbecue Bob
box set (ABLP 2001) that also contains a booklet by
Dave Moore. Agram albums are known for their
thoroughly researched liner notes. Another noteworthy release is ABLP 2009 by Algernon ‘‘Texas’’
Alexander, which features the first published life
story of this renowned Texas blues singer. Recent
productions include Guido van Rijn’s books Roosevelt’s Blues (ABCD 2017) and The Truman and
Eisenhower Blues (ABCD 2018).