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Blues, boogie, & bop the 1940s Mercury sessions.

Title
Blues, boogie, & bop [sound recording] : the 1940s Mercury sessions.
Publication
New York, NY : Verve, p1995.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 46526 [Program notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Additional Authors
  • Ammons, Albert, 1907-1949.
  • Humes, Helen.
  • Clayton, Buck, 1911-1991.
  • McShann, Jay.
  • Vinson, Eddie.
  • Professor Longhair, 1918-1980.
  • Lee, Julia, 1902-1958.
  • Taylor, Myra.
  • Stewart, Rex William, 1907-1967.
  • Rich, Buddy, 1917-1987.
  • Williams, Cootie.
  • Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981.
  • Rhythm Kings. prf
Description
7 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Blues, boggie, and bop
  • 1940s Mercury sessions
Subjects
Note
  • Some selections previously released.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes and essays (79 p. : ill.) and 7 CD sleeves with track listings and facsimiles of original LP labels all inserted in novelty container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1945-1951.
Contents
  • CD 1. The Albert Ammons sessions. Bedroom blues ; Buzz me ; Doin' the boogie woogie ; Oh, lady be good! ; Suitcase blues ; Boogie woogie at the Civic Opera (breakdown; master take) ; Swanee River boogie ; Why I'm leaving you ; I don't want to see you ; Red sails in the sunset ; Kilroy boogie ; Deep in the heart of Texas boogie ; Sweet patooty boogie ; 12th Street rag (master take; alternative take) ; St. Louis blues ; Shufflin' the boogie (alternative take; master take) ; S. P. blues ; Hiroshima ; Roses of Picardy ; The Sheik of Araby ; You are my sunshine ; In a little Spanish town ('twas on a night like this) ; Margie -- CD 2. Tuxedo boogie ; Mr. Bell boogie ; Bear den boogie ; Rhythm boogie ; Ammons stomp ; Baltimore breakdown ; When you and I were young, Maggie ; The clipper.
  • CD 2 cont. The Helen Humes sessions. Jet propelled papa ; Blue and sentimental ; I just refuse to sing the blues ; They raided the joint ; Mad about you ; Jumpin' on Sugar Hill ; Flippity flop flop ; Today I sing the blues ; Time out for tears ; Married man blues ; Somebody loves me ; Don't fall in love with me ; I've got the strangest feeling ; Free.
  • CD 3. The Jay McShann sessions. Hootie boogie ; Garfield Avenue blues ; Crown prince boogie ; Shipyard woman blues ; Ernestine ; Bucktown boogie ; Roll on, Katy ; Voodoo woman blues ; I want a little girl ; Jimtown boogie ; Have you ever loved a woman? ; Gone with the blues ; Barfly blues ; Please stop playing those blues, boy ; All my geets are gone ; Strange woman blues ; W. B. blues ; Sloppy drunk ; Lovin' a beggar ; Just thinkin' ; You didn't tell me ; Got you beggin' ; Duke and the brute ; Reach.
  • CD 4. The Eddie Vinson sessions. Cherry red blues ; Somebody's gotta go ; Too many women blues ; Just a dream ; Mr. Cleanhead steps out ; It's a groovy affair ; I've been so good ; Juice head baby ; Cleanhead blues ; When a woman loves her juice ; Kidney stew blues ; King for a day blues ; Old maid boogie ; Lazy gal ; Bonus pay ; Luxury tax blues ; Railroad porter's blues ; Gonna send you back where I got you from ; When I get drunk ; Oil man blues ; Ever-ready blues ; Wrong girl blues ; Wandering mind blues ; Have you ever missed your baby? -- CD 5. Some women do ; Alimony blues ; High class baby ; I took the front door in ; Friday fish fry ; Shavetail.
  • CD 5 cont. The Roy Byrd sessions. Her mind is gone ; Bald head ; Hey now, baby ; Oh, well ; Byrd's blues ; Hadacol bounce ; Longhair stomp ; Been foolin' around ; Between the night and day.
  • CD 5 cont. The Julia Lee session. If it's good ; Show me Missouri blues ; Lotus blossom ; Dream lucky blues.
  • CD 5 cont. The Myra Taylor session. Take it easy, greasy ; Tell your best friend nothin' ; The spider and the fly ; Still blue water.
  • CD 6. The Rex Stewart session. Boy meets horn ; Jug blues ; B. O. blues ; That's rhythm.
  • CD 6 cont. The Buddy Rich sessions. Dateless Brown ; You got me cryin' again ; Desperate Desmond ; It couldn't be true ; Quiet riot ; Baby, baby all the time ; Route 66 ; The iggity song ; It's about time ; Ready to go steady ; Rich-ual dance ; Oop-bop-sha-bam.
  • CD 6 cont. The Cootie Williams sessions. You talk a little trash ; Typhoon ; I love you, yes I do ; Smooth sailing ; 'Gator tail: part 1, part 2 ; Let 'em roll ; Slidin' and glidin' ; Mercenary papa ; You got to pay those dues.
  • CD 7 (various alternative takes). Oh, lady be good (false start, alternative take, master take) ; Kilroy boogie: alternative take, incomplete take, alternative take ; St. Louis blues (2 alternative takes) (Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings) -- Jet propelled papa ; I just refuse to sing the blues ; They raided the joint ; Mad about you ; Flippity flop flop ; Today I sing the blues (Helen Humes ; Buck Clayton's orchestra) -- Bucktown boogie ; Voodoo woman blues (Jay McShann and his sextet) -- Br'er Rabbit ; Boogie woogie holiday ; Too many women blues ; I like to be home blues ; Three o'clock in the morning ; Gonna send you back where I got you from (Eddie "Mr. Cleanhead" Vinson and his orchestra) -- Typhoon ; Mercenary papa ; Doin' the gator tail (Cootie Williams & his orchestra).
  • CD 7 cont. The Mary Lou Williams session. Just an idea ; Just you, just me.
Call Number
*LDC 46526
OCLC
NYPG03-R248
Title
Blues, boogie, & bop [sound recording] : the 1940s Mercury sessions.
Imprint
New York, NY : Verve, p1995.
Performer
Various performers.
Event
Recorded 1945-1951.
Added Author
Ammons, Albert, 1907-1949. Performer
Humes, Helen. Performer
Clayton, Buck, 1911-1991.
McShann, Jay. Performer
Vinson, Eddie. Performer
Professor Longhair, 1918-1980. Performer
Lee, Julia, 1902-1958. Performer
Taylor, Myra. Performer
Stewart, Rex William, 1907-1967. Performer
Rich, Buddy, 1917-1987. Performer
Williams, Cootie. Performer
Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981. Performer
Rhythm Kings. Performer
Added Title
Blues, boggie, and bop
1940s Mercury sessions
Publisher No.
314 525 609-2 Verve
314 526 296-2 Verve (CD 1)
314 526 607-2 Verve (CD 2)
314 528 226-2 Verve (CD 3)
314 528 227-2 Verve (CD 4)
314 528 228-2 Verve (CD 5)
314 525 608-2 Verve (CD 6)
314 528 229-2 Verve (CD 7)
Research Call Number
*LDC 46526 Program notes and essays on file.
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