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Birth Of Rhythm & Blues

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In the late forties the Harlem Hit Parade became the Billboard 'R&B' charts. Joe Liggins' song 'The Honeydripper' was one of the first R&B chart hits. Sister Rosetta Tharpe had a hit with 'Strange Things Happening Every Day', played as one of the first the electric guitar using heavy distortion (she was an example for Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Keith Richards...). Big Joe Turner was a blues shouter from Kansas known for 'My Gal's A Jockey' (according to Doc Pomus 'Rock And Roll would have never happened without him'. And finally there s Stick McGhee with 'Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee', one of the Rhythm And Blues songs that later evaluated to Rock 'N Roll songs. 



Tracklist

A1. Joe Liggins - the Honeydripper 
A2. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Strange Things Happening Every Da 
A3. Louis Jordan - Caldonia 
A4. Roy Brown - Long 'Bout Midnight 
A5. Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra - Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop 
A6. Julia Lee & Her Boyfriends - King Size Papa 
A7. Eddie Vinson - Ole Maid Boogie 
A8. Arthur Crudup - So Glad You're Mine 
A9. Bull Moose Jackson - I Know Who Threw the Whiskey In the 

B1. Wynonie Harris - Good Rockin' Tonight 
B2. T-Bone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday 
B3. Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan - Stone Cold Dead In the M 
B4. Johnny Otis Band - Harlem Nocturne 
B5. Ella Johnson With Buddy Johnson - That's the Stuff You Go 
B6. Bull Moose Jackson - I Love You, Yes I Do 
B7. Helen Humes With the Bill Doggett Octet - Be-Baba-Leba 
B8. Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - Drifting Blues 
B9. Joe Turner - My Gal's a Jockey 
B10. Nellie Lutcher - He's a Real Gone Guy 

C1. Chuck Willis - Let's Jump Tonight 
C2. Dinah Washington - Baby Get Lost 
C3. Louis Jordan - Saturday Night Fish Fry 
C4. Roy Milton - R.M. Blues 
C5. Ruth Brown - Teardrops From My Eyes 
C6. Lonnie Johnson - Tomorrow Night 
C7. Amos Milburn - Chicken Shack Boogie 
C8. Nellie Lutcher - Fine Brown Frame 
C9. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head 

D1. Joe Liggins - Pink Champagne 
D2. The Orioles - It's Too Soon To Know 
D3. Big Jay McNeely - Deacon's Hop 
D4. Joe Morris (Laurie Tate, Vocal) - Anytime, Anyplace, Anyw 
D5. Amos Milburn - I'm Just a Fool In Love 
D6. Stick McGhee - Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee 
D7. Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved 
D8. Professor Longhair - Mardi Gras In New Orleans 
D9. Ruth Brown - So Long