Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Barnacle Bill the Sailor
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet and lead vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1938-12-20)
double bass:
Charlie Drayton (1930s-50s blues bassist) (on 1938-12-20)
drums (drum set):
Walter Martin (1930-40s drummer) (on 1938-12-20)
piano:
Clarence Johnson (1930s jazz & blues pianist) (on 1938-12-20)
tenor saxophone:
Lemuel Johnson (on 1938-12-20) and Rodney Sturgis (on 1938-12-20)
trumpet:
Courtney Williams (1930-40s trumpeter) (on 1938-12-20)
recording of:
Barnacle Bill the Sailor (on 1938-12-20)
lyricist and composer:
Frank Luther and Carson Robison
arrangement of:
Barnacle Bill the Sailor (Roud 4704)
cover recording of:
Barnacle Bill the Sailor (in 1938-12)
lyricist and composer:
Frank Luther and Carson Robison
arrangement of:
Barnacle Bill the Sailor (Roud 4704)
Louis Jordan2:46
2Doug the Jitterbug
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1939-03-29)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Lem Johnson (on 1939-03-29)
double bass:
Charlie Drayton (1930s-50s blues bassist) (on 1939-03-29)
drums (drum set):
Walter Martin (1930-40s drummer) (on 1939-03-29)
piano:
Clarence Johnson (1930s jazz & blues pianist) (on 1939-03-29)
trumpet:
Courtney Williams (1930-40s trumpeter) (on 1939-03-29)
vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1939-03-29)
recording of:
Doug the Jitterbug (on 1939-03-29)
lyricist and composer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter)
Louis Jordan2:33
3At the Swing Cat's Ball
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1939-03-29)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Lem Johnson (on 1939-03-29)
double bass:
Charlie Drayton (1930s-50s blues bassist) (on 1939-03-29)
drums (drum set):
Walter Martin (1930-40s drummer) (on 1939-03-29)
piano:
Clarence Johnson (1930s jazz & blues pianist) (on 1939-03-29)
trumpet:
Courtney Williams (1930-40s trumpeter) (on 1939-03-29)
vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1939-03-29)
recording of:
At the Swing Cat's Ball (on 1939-03-29)
lyricist and composer:
William Campbell (1930s US songwriter)
Louis Jordan2:29
4Honeysuckle Rose
cover recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (on 1939-11-14)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1928)
composer:
Fats Waller (in 1928)
part of:
Thousands Cheer (1943 movie)
Louis Jordan3:07
5The Two Little Squirrels (Nuts to You)
recording of:
The Two Little Squirrels (Nuts to You)
writer:
Mack David, Eddie Lane (American songwriter) and Vee Lawnhurst
Louis Jordan2:27
6Pan Pan
recording of:
Pan Pan
lyricist and composer:
Jerry Daniels
Louis Jordan2:54
7Saxa-Woogie
recording of:
Saxa-Woogie
writer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter)
Louis Jordan2:37
8Boogie Woogie Came to Town
recording of:
Boogie Woogie Came to Town
writer:
Walter Bishop, Sr., Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) and J. Mayo ‘Ink’ Williams
Louis Jordan3:04
9Rusty Dusty Blues (Mama Mama Blues)Louis Jordan3:08
10I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
alto saxophone and lead vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1943-11-22)
double bass:
Jesse ‘Po’ Simpkins (on 1943-11-22)
drums (drum set):
Shadow Wilson (on 1943-11-22)
piano:
Arnold Thomas (on 1943-11-22)
trumpet:
Eddie Roane (on 1943-11-22)
recording of:
I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (on 1943-11-22)
writer:
Roy Jordan and William Weldon
publisher:
MCA, Inc. (this was the US media company that became Universal Studios, Inc. in Dec 1996)
Louis Jordan2:53
11What's the Use of Gettin' SoberLouis Jordan2:49
12I'm Gonna Leave You on the Outskirts of Town
Louis Jordan2:56
13Five Guys Named MoeLouis Jordan2:59
14Ration Blues
recording of:
Ration Blues
writer:
Collenane Clark, Antonio Cosey and Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter)
Louis Jordan3:10
15Is You Is or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
alto saxophone and lead vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1943-11-22)
double bass:
Jesse ‘Po’ Simpkins (on 1943-11-22)
drums (drum set):
Shadow Wilson (on 1943-11-22)
piano:
Arnold Thomas (on 1943-11-22)
trumpet:
Eddie Roane (on 1943-11-22)
recording of:
Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby? (on 1943-11-22)
writer:
Bill Austin (in 1944) and Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (in 1944)
Louis Jordan2:43
16Mop - MopLouis Jordan2:57
17G.I. Jive
recording of:
G.I. Jive
lyricist and composer:
Johnny Mercer
Louis Jordan3:01
18Buzz Me Blues
recording of:
Buzz Me
writer:
Dave Dexter, Jr. and Fleecy Moore
publisher:
Cherio Corp.
Louis Jordan2:51
19Caldonia
recording of:
Caldonia
lyricist and composer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) and Fleecy Moore
publisher:
Chappell Morris Ltd. and Cherio Corp.
Louis Jordan2:41
20Salt Pork, W. VALouis Jordan3:00
21Don't Worry 'Bout That MuleLouis Jordan2:10
22Stone Cold Dead in the Market
producer:
Milt Gabler
alto saxophone:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1945-10-08)
bass:
Jesse ‘Po’ Simpkins (on 1945-10-08)
claves:
Vic Lourie (on 1945-10-08)
electric guitar:
Carl Hogan (on 1945-10-08)
maracas:
Harry Dial (on 1945-10-08)
membranophone:
Eddie Byrd (on 1945-10-08)
piano:
Wild Bill Davis (on 1945-10-08)
tenor saxophone:
Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone player) (on 1945-10-08)
trumpet:
Aaron Izenhall (on 1945-10-08)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (on 1945-10-08) and Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1945-10-08)
arranger:
Wild Bill Davis
recording of:
Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming)
lyricist and composer:
Houdini (Calypso artist Wilmoth Hendricks aka Edgar Leon Sinclair)
Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald2:43
23BewareLouis Jordan2:52
24Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States
alto saxophone:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1946-01-23)
claves:
Vic Lourie (on 1946-01-23)
double bass:
Jesse ‘Po’ Simpkins
drums (drum set):
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) and Eddie Byrd (on 1946-01-23)
electric guitar:
Carl Hogan (on 1946-01-23)
maracas:
Harry Dial (on 1946-01-23)
piano:
Wild Bill Davis (on 1946-01-23)
tenor saxophone:
Josh Jackson (tenor saxophone player) (on 1946-01-23)
trumpet:
Aaron Izenhall (on 1946-01-23)
vocals:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (on 1946-01-23)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (in 1946)
recording of:
Choo Choo Ch’Boogie (on 1946-01-23)
writer:
Denver Darling, Milt Gabler and Vaughn Horton
publisher:
Rytvoc (ASCAP) and Warner/Chappell
Louis Jordan52:42
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Ain't That Just Like a Woman2:53
2Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens3:08
3Let the Good Times Roll2:52
4Texas and Pacific3:06
5Jack, You're Dead!
recording of:
Jack, You're Dead
writer:
Walter Bishop, Sr. and Dick Miles (songwriter, composer)
2:35
6Open the Door, Richard
recording of:
Open the Door, Richard (1946 song)
lyricist:
Dan Howell and John Mason ("Spider Bruce", vaudeville comedian)
composer:
Jack McVea
2:32
7Boogie Woogie Blue Plate2:48
8Run Joe
recording of:
Run Joe
writer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter), Walter Merrick and Joe Willoughby
3:22
9Beans and Cornbread2:49
10Saturday Night Fish Fry, Parts 1 & 2
recording of:
Saturday Night Fish Fry
writer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) and Ellis Walsh
publisher:
Cherio Corp. and Ocheri Publishing Corp.
5:34
11Blue Light Boogie, Parts 1 & 2
recording of:
Blue Light Boogie
writer:
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) and Ellis Walsh
5:33
12(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse
recording of:
(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse
writer:
J. Leslie McFarland (composer) and Billy Moore, Jr. (40s US composer/arranger)
2:36
13Life Is So Peculiar
recording of:
Life Is So Peculiar
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964)
composer:
Jimmy Van Heusen
publisher:
Burke-Van Heusen, Inc.
3:21
14Teardrops From My Eyes
recording of:
Teardrops From My Eyes
lyricist and composer:
Rudolph Toombs
publisher:
Rightsong Music Inc. and Simon House
3:01
15Louisville Lodge Meeting
3:31
16Bone Dry
3:02
17Fat Sam From Birmingham
recording of:
Fat Sam From Birmingham
writer:
Bob Astor and George Williams (musician and arranger from the big band era)
3:01
18Cock-A-Doodle-Doo
2:13
19Slow Down
2:40
20Never Trust a Woman
2:56
21Junco Partner
2:45
22I Want You to Be My Baby
recording of:
I Want You to Be My Baby
lyricist and composer:
Jon Hendricks (until 1953-05-28)
2:57

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ASIN:US: B000VHIW2K [info]