Roy Montrell

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Roy Montrell (27 February 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana – 16 March 1979, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) was a rhythm & blues guitarist who performed as a session musician for many famous artists, as well as performing some of his own songs. His original song "(Everytime I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone" has been widely covered by acts including The Stray Cats and Imelda May and Supercharge. It was chosen by Bob Dylan for the "Musical Instruments" episode of his Theme Time Radio Hour series and is featured on the 2-CD set of tracks from the show.


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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Creole Kings of New Orleans Various Artists 1
1993 Creole Kings of New Orleans, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1994 The Specialty Story Various Artists 1
1999 Original Swingers: Hipsters, Zoots & Wingtips, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2001 Rock the Joint Various Artists 1
2005 The Minit & Instant Story Various Artists 1
2006 Blowing the Fuse: 30 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1956 Various Artists 1
2007 The Cosimo Matassa Story Various Artists 1
2007 Crescent City Bounce, From Blues to R&B in New Orleans Various Artists 1
2007 The Best of Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour Various Artists 1
2008 Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan Various Artists 1
2008 Rock’n’Roll Jukebox Various Artists 1
2009 The Best of Burlesque Various Artists 1
2010 The History of Rhythm and Blues, Volume 3: The Rock'n'roll Years 1952-1957 Various Artists 1
2010 "Please, Give Me Something" The Roots Of The Stray Cats Various Artists 1
2010 The Very Best of Burlesque: 50 Sleazy Stripping Songs Various Artists 1
Bump Jump Jive, Volume 8 Various Artists 1
Bump Jump Jive, Volume 10 Various Artists 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 New Orleans: Blues, Soul & Jazz Gumbo Various Artists 1

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