Various ‎– Roots Of Rhythm & Blues 1939-1945

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Frémeaux & Associés ‎– FA 050
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-01 Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five Caldonia
Bass – Al MorganDrums – Alex "Razz" Mitchell*Piano – William Austin*Tenor Saxophone – Freddie Simon*Trumpet – Leonard GrahamVocals, Alto Saxophone – Louis JordanWritten-By – Fleecie Moore
2:39
1-02 Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers The Honeydripper Part 1
Baritone Saxophone – Little Willie JacksonBass – George "Red" Callender*Drums – William "Keg" Purnell*Guitar – Frank PasleyPiano, Vocals, Written-By – Joe LigginsTenor Saxophone – James Jackson (6)
3:02
1-03 Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Milton's Boogie
Alto Saxophone – Earl SimmsBass – E. David Robinson*Piano – Camille HowardTenor Saxophone – Lorenzo "Buddy" Floyd*Trumpet – Hosea SappVocals, Drums, Written-By – Roy Milton
2:47
1-04 Nat "King" Cole Trio* That Ain't Right
Bass – Wesley PrinceGuitar – Oscar MoorePiano, Vocals, Written-By – Nat "King" Cole*
3:15
1-05 Cecil Gant I Wonder
Piano, Vocals, Written-By – Cecil Gant
2:41
1-06 Charles Brown With Johnny Moore's Three Blazers* Drifting Blues
Bass – Eddie Williams (3)Drums – Johnny OtisGuitar – Johnny Moore (2)Vocals, Written-By – Charles Brown
3:11
1-07 Ivory Hunter* With Johnny Moore's 3 Blazers* Blues At Sunrise
Bass – Eddie Williams (3)Guitar – Johnny Moore (2)Piano – Charles BrownVocals, Written-By – Ivory Joe Hunter
3:13
1-08 T-Bone Walker With Marl Young & His Orchestra* T-Bone Boogie
Piano – Marl YoungVocals, Guitar, Written-By – T-Bone WalkerWritten-By – Charles Glenn (2)
3:01
1-09 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Rock Me Mama
Drums – Melvin DraperVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
2:56
1-10 Julia Lee With Tommy Douglas' Orchestra If It's Good
Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Tommy DouglasBass – Ben CurtisDrums – Sam "Baby" LowettGuitar – Efferge WarePiano, Vocals, Written-By – Julia LeeTenor Saxophone – Freddie Gulliver*, Harry Ferguson (2)Trumpet – Clarence Davis (2)
2:51
1-11 Helen Humes With Bill Doggett's Octet Be-Baba-LeBa
Alto Saxophone – John Brown (3)Baritone Saxophone – Ernest Thompson (2)Bass – Alfred MooreDrums – Charles Harris*Guitar – Elmer WarnerPiano – Bill DoggettTenor Saxophone – Wild Bill Moore*Trumpet – S. Ross ButlerVocals, Written-By – Helen Humes
2:42
1-12 Dinah Washington With Lucky Thompson's All Stars Rich Man's Blues
Alto Saxophone – Jewell GrantBaritone Saxophone – Gene PorterBass – Charlie Mingus*Drums – Lee Young (2)Piano – Wilbert BarancoTenor Saxophone – Lucky ThompsonTrumpet – Karl GeorgeVibraphone – Milt JacksonVocals – Dinah WashingtonWritten-By – Mundell Lowe
2:52
1-13 Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings Boogie Woogie Stomp
Bass – Israel CrosbyClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Delbert Bright*Drums – Jimmy HoskinsGuitar – Ike PerkinsPiano, Written-By – Albert AmmonsTrumpet – Guy Kelly
2:57
1-14 Ella Mae Morse With Freddie Slack And His Orchestra Cow Cow Boogie
Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Joe Huffman, Willie MartinezBass – Jud De Naut*Drums – Dave ColemanGuitar – Jack MarshallPiano – Freddie SlackTenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Lex Baxter*, Ralph Lee (2)Trombone – Bill Lawlor, Bruce Squires, Gerald FosterTrumpet – Bill Morris, Charles Gifford*, Mannie Klein*Vocals – Ella Mae MorseWritten-By – Benny Carter, Don Raye, Gene DePaul
3:10
1-15 Jimmy Rushing With Count Basie And His Orchestra* Jimmy's Blues
Alto Saxophone – Earl Warren*, Jimmy PowellBaritone Saxophone – Rudy RutherfordBass – Rodney RichardsonDrums – Shadow WilsonGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Buddy Tate, Lucky ThompsonTrombone – Dickie Wells, Eli Robinson, Louis Taylor (3), Ted DonnellyTrumpet – Al Killian, Al Stearns, Harry Edison, Joe NewmanVocals, Written-By – Jimmy Rushing
2:51
1-16 Big Joe Turner And His Fly Cats Piney Brown Blues
Bass – Abe BolarDrums – A.G. Godley*Guitar – John Collins (2)Piano, Written-By – Pete JohnsonTrumpet – Hot Lips PageVocals, Written-By – Joe Turner*
2:54
1-17 Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Illinois Jacquet & His All Stars* Here Comes The Blues
Alto Saxophone – John Brown (3)Baritone Saxophone – Arthur DennisBass – Charles MingusDrums – Al WichardGuitar – Ulysses Livingstone*Piano – Bill DoggettTenor Saxophone – Illinois JacquetTrumpet – Russell JacquetVocals, Written-By – Wynonie "Blues" Harris*
2:52
1-18 Eddie Vinson* With Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Cherry Red Blues
Alto Saxophone – Charlie HolmesAlto Saxophone, Vocals – Eddie Vinson*Baritone Saxophone – Eddie De VerteuilBass – Norman KeenanDrums – Sylvester "Vess" PaynePiano – Bud PowellTenor Saxophone – Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Lee PopeTrombone – Bob Horton, Ed Burke, George StevensonTrumpet – Cootie Williams, Ermit V. Perry*, George Treadwell, Harold Johnson (2)Written-By – Big Joe Turner, Pete Johnson
3:00
2-01 Rubberlegs Williams With Clyde Hart's All Stars* That's The Blues
Alto Saxophone – Charlie ParkerBass – Al HallDrums – Specs PowellGuitar – Mike BryanPiano – Clyde HartTenor Saxophone – Don ByasTrombone – Trummy YoungTrumpet – Dizzy GillespieVocals, Written-By – Rubberlegs Williams
2:53
2-02 Gatemouth Moore With Dallas Bartley & His Smalltown Boys I Ain't Made At You
Alto Saxophone – Flaps DungeeBass – Dallas BartleyDrums – Hillard BrownPiano – Pete JohnsonTenor Saxophone – John Jackson (7)Trumpet – Bill Martin (2)Written-By – Gatemouth Moore
2:52
2-03 Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Flyin' Home
Baritone Saxophone – Jack McVeaBass – Vernon AlleyClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Marshall Royal, Ray PerryDrums – Gordon JenkinsGuitar – Irving AshbyPiano – Milton Buckner*Tenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon, Illinois JacquetTrombone – Fred Beckett, Harry Sloan, Sonny Craven*Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Joe Newman, Karl GeorgeVibraphone – Lionel HamptonWritten-By – Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton
3:11
2-04 Pete Johnson's Band 627 Stomp
Alto Saxophone – Don StovallBass – Abe BolarClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Eddie BarefieldDrums – A.G. Godley*Guitar – John Collins (2)Piano – Pete JohnsonTenor Saxophone – Don ByasTrumpet – Hot Lips PageWritten-By – Dave Dexter, Jr., Pete Johnson
2:53
2-05 Hot Lips Page And His Orchestra Sunset Blues
Alto Saxophone – Earl BosticDrums – Buford OliverPiano – Rufus WebsterTenor Saxophone – Ben Webster, Don ByasTrombone – Benny Morton, J.C. Higginbotham, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet, Vocals, Written-By – Hot Lips PageTrumpet, Written-By – Buck Clayton
2:49
2-06 June Richmond With Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy 47th Jive
Alto Saxophone – Earl MillerAlto Saxophone, Clarinet – John HarringtonBass – Booker CollinsDrums – Ben ThigpenGuitar – Floyd Smith (2)Piano – Mary Lou WilliamsTenor Saxophone, Clarinet – Dick Wilson, Edward IngeTrombone – Henry Wells, Ted DonnellyTrumpet – Clarence Trice, Harold Baker, Harry LawsonVocals – June RichmondWritten-By – Roosevelt Sykes
3:11
2-07 Walter Brown With Jay MacShann Quartet* New Confessin' The Blues
Bass – Gene RameyDrums – Gus JohnsonGuitar – Leonard Elois*Piano, Written-By – Jay MacShann*Vocals, Written-By – Walter Brown
2:57
2-08 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Dooji Wooji
Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Billy Taylor*Drums – Sonny GreerPiano, Written-By – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Cootie Williams
2:56
2-09 Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra Featuring Avery Parrish After Hours
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchelle, William "Bill" Johnson*Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet – Heywood Henry*Bass – Leemie Stanfield*Drums – James Morrison (5)Guitar – Bill McLemorePiano – Avery ParrishTenor Saxophone – Julian Dash, Paul BascombTrombone – Edward Sims, Bob Range*Trumpet – Erskine Hawkins, James Harris*, Marcellus Green, Sammy LoweVocals – Avery Parrish
3:19
2-10 Rosetta Tharpe* With Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra That's All
Alto Saxophone – George James (2), Ted BarnettBaritone Saxophone – Ernest PurceBass – George DuvivierDrums – Dave "Panama" Francis*Guitar – Sterling MarlowePiano – Bill DoggettTenor Saxophone – Stafford SimonTrombone – Edward Morant, George Stevenson, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Archie Johnson, Freddie Webster, Nelson BryantVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Rosetta Tharpe*
2:36
2-11 Jack McVea Bartender Boogie
Bass – Frank ClarkeClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Marshall RoyalDrums – Rabon TarrantPiano – Bob Mosley*Trumpet – Jimmy PerdieWritten-By – Bob Mosley*Written-By, Tenor Saxophone – Jack McVea
2:40
2-12 Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra Blowin' The Blues Away
Alto Saxophone – Bill Frazier, John Jackson (7)Baritone Saxophone – Leo ParkerBass – Tommy PotterDrums – Art BlakeyGuitar – Connie WainwrightPiano – John MalachiTenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon, Gene AmmonsTrombone – Chips Outcalt*, Gerald Valentine (2), Howard Scott (5), Taswell BairdTrumpet – Dizzy Gillespie, Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel*, Shorty McConnellVocals, Written-By – Billy EckstineWritten-By – Gerald Valentine (2)
3:06
2-13 Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra School Days Blues 2:41
2-14 Johnny Otis, His Drums & Orchestra* Harlem Nocturne
Alto Saxophone – Bob Harris (3), Rene BlochBaritone Saxophone – Leon BeckBass – Curtis CounceGuitar – Bernie DoggsPiano – Bill DoggettTenor Saxophone – James Von Streeter, Paul QuinichetteTrombone – Eli Robinson, Henry Cocker*, Jap Jones, John PettigrewTrumpet – Billy Jones (10), Harry Parr Jones, Loyal Walker, Teddy BucknerWritten-By – Earle Hagen
3:05
2-15 Ella Johnson With Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch
Alto Saxophone – Joe O'Laughton*, Maxwell LucasBaritone Saxophone – Teddy ConyersBass – Leon SpannDrums – George JenkinsPiano – Buddy JohnsonTenor Saxophone – Frank Henderson, Jimmy StanfordTrombone – Bernhard Archer, Gordon Thomas, Leonard BriggsTrumpet – Gus Aiken, Henry Glover, Herbert Turner, Lewis Dupree, Willis NelsonVocals, Written-By – Ella Johnson
3:05
2-16 The Spirits Of Rhythm Dr. Watson & Mr. Holmes
Bass – Wilson MyersDrums, Vocals – Virgil ScrogginsGuitar – Teddy BunnVocals – Douglas Daniels, Leo Watson, Wilbur DanielsWritten-By – Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer
2:39
2-17 5 Red Caps* Boogie Woogie On A Saturday
Bass – Doles DickensVocals – David Patillo, Jimmy SpringsVocals, Guitar – Steve Gibson (4)Vocals, Piano – Romaine SpringsWritten-By – J.C. Higginbotham
2:49
2-18 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Strange Things
Bass – Abe BolarDrums – Harold "Doc" WestGuitar, Vocals, Written-By – Sister Rosetta TharpePiano – Samuel B. Price*
2:47

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