Clarence Gatemouth Brown* ‎– The Original Peacock Recordings

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Rounder Records ‎– 2039
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A1 Midnight Hour
Baritone Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistPiano – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*
2:45
A2 Sad Hour
Bass [Prob.] – Johnny Parker (5)Drums – Unknown ArtistPiano [Prob.] – Paul MondayTenor Saxophone [Prob.] – Bill HarveyVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*, Don Robey
2:45
A3 Ain't That Dandy
Baritone Saxophone – Allen Clark (2)Bass – Carl Lott (2)Drums – Emile RussellGuitar – Nathaniel DouglasPiano – Carl Owens (2)Tenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Pluma DavisTrumpet – Henry BoozierVocals, Guitar, Harmonica – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*
2:51
A4 That's Your Daddy Yaddy Yo
Baritone Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar, Vocals – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Piano – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – C. Brown*
2:41
A5 Dirty Work At The Crossroads
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Parker (5)Baritone Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass – Joe ToussaintDrums – San Frisco JeffPiano – Jimmy McCracklinTenor Saxophone – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – Don Robey
2:48
A6 Hurry Back Good News
Bass – Ray Johnson (3)Drums – Jual CurtisPercussion, Vocals [Chorus] – Unknown ArtistPiano – Paul MondayVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – Don Robey
2:48
B1 Okie Dokie Stomp
Baritone Saxophone – Fred FordBass – Ray Johnson (3)Drums – Duke BarkerPiano – Paul MondayTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Pluma DavisTrumpet – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – Pluma Davis
2:31
B2 Good Looking Woman
Baritone Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistGuitar, Vocals – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Piano – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – C. Brown*
2:34
B3 Gate's Salty Blues
Baritone Guitar – Allen Clark (2)Bass – Carl Lott (2)Drums – Emile RussellGuitar – Nathaniel DouglasPiano – Carl Owens (2)Tenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Pluma DavisTrumpet – Henry BoozierVocals, Guitar, Harmonica – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – Eddie Curtis
2:38
B4 Just Before Dawn
Bass – Ray Johnson (3)Drums – Duke BarkerPiano – Paul MondayViolin – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*
2:06
B5 Depression Blues
Baritone Guitar – Fred FordBass – Ray Johnson (3)Drums – Duke BarkerPiano – Paul MondayTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Pluma DavisTrumpet – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*
2:53
B6 For Now So Long
Baritone Saxophone – Unknown ArtistBass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistPiano – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – Bill HarveyTrombone – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Clarence Gatemouth Brown*Written-By – C. Brown*
2:43

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Brown/Amber vinyl apparent if held up to light.

A1, B6 (Peacock 1633)
A2 (Peacock 1576)
A3 (Peacock 1662)
A4, B2 (previously unissued)
A5 (Peacock 1607)
A6 (Peacock 1617)
B1, B5 (Peacock 1637)
B3 (Peacock 1653)
B4 (Peacock 1692)

A2: Houston, 1952
A5, A6: Houston, 1953
A1, B2, B6, A4, B1, B5 Houston, 1954
B3, A3: Houston, July 3, 1956
B4: Houston, September, 1959

Original recordings produced by Peacock Records, Houston, Texas
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Mastered at Masterdisk, New York
Front cover photograph courtesy of Dan Kochakian
Thanks to Gail Sparling, George Moonooglan, Dick Shurman, Jim Bateman, Jeff Hannusch and Bob Cortese
Jacket Made In Canada

℗ 1983 MCA Records, Inc.

A1, A2, A3, A5, A6, B1, B4, B5, B6 (Duchess, BMI)
A4, B2 (Songs For Real, BMI)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched ["WM" is stamped]): ROU-2039-A-1 WM 41754 Aᴿᵉ¹ #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched ["MASTERDISK" & "WM" are stamped]): ROU·2039·B MASTERDISK-BK WM 41754-B #4
  • Rights Society: BMI

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