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VariousThe OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story: 1949-1957

Label:Epic – E3K 48912, OKeh – E3K 48912, Legacy – E3K 48912
Format:
3 x CD, Compilation
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues
Style:Rhythm & Blues

Tracklist

Volume One
1- 1Chris Powell & The Five Blue Flames*Rock The Joint
Alto SaxophoneDanny Turner
DrumsJoe Harris (3)
Drums, VocalsChris Powell (3)
PianoDuke Wells
Tenor SaxophoneRed Spencer
Written-ByCrafton*, Keene*
2:33
1-2Chris Powell & The Five Blue Flames*That's Right!
Alto SaxophoneDanny Turner
DrumsJoe Harris (3)
Drums, VocalsChris Powell (3)
PianoDuke Wells
Tenor SaxophoneRed Spencer
Written-ByC. Powell*, E. Lambert*
2:34
1-3The Five ScampsChicken Shack Boogie
GuitarWyatt Griffin
Lead Vocals, DrumsEarl Robinson
Piano, SaxophoneRudy Massingill*
VocalsTerrence Griffin
Written-ByA. Milburn*, L. Cullum*
2:45
1-4Mr. Google Eyes With Billy Ford & His Musical V-8'sNo Wine, No Women
Written-ByAugust*
2:27
1-5The Five ScampsRed Hot
GuitarWyatt Griffin
Lead Vocals, DrumsEarl Robinson
Piano, SaxophoneRudy Massingill
VocalsTerrence Griffin
Written-ByE. Robinson*, J. Whitcomb*
2:50
1-6Mr. Google Eyes With Billy Ford & His Musical V-8'sRough And Rocky Road
Written-ByAugust*
2:48
1-7Chris Powell & The Five Blue Flames*Hot Dog
Alto SaxophoneDanny Turner
DrumsJoe Harris (3)
Drums, VocalsChris Powell (3)
PianoDuke Wells
Tenor SaxophoneRed Spencer
Written-ByPowell*
2:33
1-8The Five ScampsFine, Like Wine
GuitarWyatt Griffin
Lead Vocals, DrumsEarl Robinson
Piano, SaxophoneRudy Massingill
VocalsTerrence Griffin
Written ByGershman, Goodman
2:37
1-9Jumpin' Joe Williams* With Red Saunders & His OrchestraChi (Chicago)
Alto SaxophonePorter Kilbert
Alto Saxophone, Baritone SaxophoneMcKinley Easton
Arranged BySun Ra
Drums, LeaderRed Saunders
PianoEarl Washington
Tenor SaxophoneLeon Washington
VocalsLaVern Baker
2:14
1-10Jumpin' Joe Williams* With Red Saunders & His OrchestraLyin' Girl Blues
Alto SaxophonePorter Kilbert
Alto Saxophone, Baritone SaxophoneMcKinley Easton
Arranged BySun Ra
Drums, LeaderRed Saunders
PianoEarl Washington
Tenor SaxophoneLeon Washington
Written ByL. Washington, P. Williams
Written-ByR. Saunders*
2:41
1-11The Ravens (2)Gotta Find My Baby
Baritone VocalsWarren Suttles
Bass VocalsJimmy Ricks (2)
Tenor Vocals [First]Maithe Marshall
Tenor Vocals [Second]Leonard Puzey
Written-BySanford*, Ricks*
2:16
1-12Chuck WillisLet's Jump Tonight
Written-ByC. Willis*
2:18
1-13Maurice King & His Wolverines With Bea BakerI Want A Lavender Cadillac
Baritone SaxophoneThomas Bowles*
DrumsElbert Jackson
Leader, Alto SaxophoneMaurice King
Tenor SaxophoneLouis Barnett
TrumpetRussell Green
VocalsBea Baker
Written-ByLipsen*
2:55
1-14Earl Williams (2)If You Ever Had The Blues
DrumsEmmanuel Sayles*
GuitarStewart Davis
PianoEdward Sentino
Tenor SaxophoneRed Tyler*
TrumpetJosh Willis*
Written-ByWilliams*
2:22
1-15The Bill Davis Trio*Catch 'Em Young, Treat 'Em Rough, Tell Em' Nothin'
DrumsJoe Morris (3)
GuitarBill Jennings
Organ [Hammond]Bill Davis*
Written-ByR. Colby*, S. Krantz*
2:51
1-16Jumpin' Joe Williams* With Red Saunders & His OrchestraWeekday Blues
Alto SaxophonePorter Kilbert
Arranged BySun Ra
Baritone SaxophoneMcKinley Easton
Drums, LeaderRed Saunders
PianoEarl Washington
Tenor SaxophoneLeon Washington
TromboneHarlan Floyd, John Avant
TrumpetFlip Ricard*, Sonny Cohn
VocalsJoe Williams
Written ByWoods
Written-BySaunders*
3:11
1-17Irlton French With Chuck Thomas & His All StarsMy Run Around Baby
Baritone SaxophoneMaurice Simon*
BassWarren Owens
DrumsWalter Murden
GuitarChuck Norris
Tenor SaxophoneFreddie Simon
TrumpetTeddy Bruckner*
Written ByHenry
2:25
1-18The Five ScampsStuttering Blues
GuitarWyatt Griffin
Lead Vocals, DrumsEarl Robinson
Piano, SaxophoneRudy Massingill
VocalsTerrence Griffin
3:03
1-19Leroy Johnson*She Did Me Wrong
GuitarLeroy Johnson*
2:46
1-20The Ravens (2)Honey I Don't Want You
Baritone VocalsWarren Suttles
Bass VocalsJimmy Ricks (2)
Tenor Vocals [First]Maithe Marshall
Tenor Vocals [Second]Leonard Puzey
Written-ByJ. Ricks*, J. Simpkins*
2:30
1-21Larry DarnellWork Baby Work
Written ByJ. Adrian
2:50
1-22Pinnochio James*Camp Meeting
Written ByA. Felder, B. James
2:22
1-23Pearl Traylor With Chuck Thomas & His All StarsCome On Daddy (Let's Go Play Tonight)
Baritone SaxophoneMaurice Simon*
BassWarren Owens
DrumsWalter Murden
GuitarChuck Norris
Tenor SaxophoneFreddie Simon
TrumpetTeddy Bruckner*
Written-ByP. Traylor*
2:12
1-24Maurice King & His Wolverines With Ruby JacksonI Feel So Good
Baritone SaxophoneThomas Bowles*
DrumsElbert Jackson
Leader, Alto SaxophoneMaurice King
Tenor SaxophoneLouis Barnett
TrumpetRussell Green
VocalsRuby Jackson
2:54
1-25Pearl Traylor With Chuck Thomas & His All StarsThree Ball Sam (The Pawn Shop Man)
Baritone SaxophoneMaurice Simon*
BassWarren Owens
DrumsWalter Murden
GuitarChuck Norris
Tenor SaxophoneFreddie Simon
TrumpetTeddy Bruckner*
Written ByF. Kirby, J. King
2:56
1-26Little Brother BrownBrother's Blues
Written-ByBrown*
2:54
Volume Two
2-1Jumpin' Joe Williams* With Red Saunders & His OrchestraHey Bartender Give That Man A Drink
Alto SaxophonePorter Kilbert
Arranged BySun Ra
Baritone SaxophoneMcKinley Easton
PianoEarl Washington
Tenor SaxophoneLeon Washington
TromboneHarlan Floyd, John Avant
TrumpetSonny Cohn
Written ByR. Hall
Written-By, Drums, LeaderR. Saunders*
2:24
2-2Little Brother BrownGoof Boogie
Written-ByBrown*
3:03
2-3Chuck WillisI Rule My House
Written-ByC. Willis*
2:48
2-4Pinnochio James*Pinnochio's Blues
Written-ByJames*
2:53
2-5Larry DarnellI'll Be Sittin', I'll Be Rockin'
Written-ByL. Kirkland*, S. Wyche*
2:32
2-6Annie LaurieIt's Been A Long Time
Written-ByH. Biggs*, J. Thomas*
2:38
2-7Hadda BrooksJump Back Honey
Written-ByH. Brooks*
2:27
2-8Titus TurnerGot So Much Trouble
Written-ByT. Turner*
2:52
2-9The Royals (3)Gas Happy Mama2:26
2-10Chuck Willis With The Royals (3)My Story
Written-ByC. Willis*
3:12
2-11Big MaybelleGabbin' Blues
Written-ByL. Kirkland*, R. McCoy*
2:39
2-12The TreniersThe Moondog
Written-ByF. Peck*, F. Short*
2:21
2-13Annie LaurieStop Talkin' And Start Walkin'
Written-ByL. Kirkland*, S. Wyche*
2:32
2-14Red Rodney SextetDig This Menu Please!
Written-ByJ. Golden*, M. Perry*, R. Rodney*
2:47
2-15Paul GaytenIt Ain't Nothing Happening
Written ByS. Russell
2:25
2-16Chuck WillisYou Broke My Heart2:35
2-17The TreniersPoontang
Written-ByRoss*, Adler*
2:38
2-18Hadda BrooksBrook's Boogie
Written-ByH. Brooks*
2:51
2-19Big MaybelleJinny Mule
Written-ByS. Kirkland*, S. Wyche*
2:44
2-20Titus TurnerLivin' In Misery
Written-ByT. Turner*
2:19
2-21Jumpin' Joe Williams* With Red Saunders & His OrchestraVoodoo Blues
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, ClarinetMcKinley Easton
Alto Saxophone, ClarinetRiley Hampton
Arranged BySun Ra
Backing VocalsUnidentified Vocal Group*
PianoEarl Washington
Tenor Saxophone, ClarinetLeon Washington
TromboneHarlan Floyd, John Avant
TrumpetFlip Ricard*, Sonny Cohn
VocalsJoe Williams
Written ByP. Williams
Written-By, Drums, LeaderR. Saunders*
2:58
2-22The Bill Davis Trio*Bring The Money In
DrumsJoe Morris (3)
GuitarBill Jennings
Organ [Hammond]Bill Davis*
Written-ByDavis*
2:26
2-23Sammy CottonYou The Kind Of Women
Written-ByKirkland*, Cotton*
2:42
2-24Annie LaurieI'm In The Mood For You
Written-ByBiggs*, Thomas*
2:09
2.25Chuck WillisMake Up Your Mind
Written-ByC. Willis*
3:06
2-26Paul GaytenCow Cow Blues
Written-ByC. Davenport*
2:01
Volume Three
3-1Cliff "King" Solomon*But Officer!
Baritone SaxophoneOscar Estelle*
DrumsMax Roach
PianoWade Legge
TromboneJimmy Cleveland
Written-ByWainright*, Incencio*
2:49
3-2Sammy CottonGive Me One One More Drink
Written-ByL. Kirkland*, S. Cotton*
2:10
3-3Annie LaurieLeave It To Me3:15
3-4Cliff "King" Solomon* With Ernestine AndersonSquare Dance Boogie
Baritone SaxophoneOscar Estelle*
DrumsMax Roach
PianoWade Legge
TromboneJimmy Cleveland
Written-ByGryce*, Jones*
2:24
3-5Big John & The BuzzardsYour Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash
Written-ByC. Calhoun*
2:20
3-6Big MaybelleOne Monkey Don't Stop No Show
Written-ByC. Singleton*, R. McCoy*
2:50
3-7Titus TurnerMy Lonely Room
Written-ByT. Turner*
2:52
3-8The TreniersUh Oh ( Get Out Of The Car)
Written-ByC. Trenier*, C. Trenier*
2:59
3-9Paul Gayten Featuring Lee AllenCreole Alley
Written-ByL. Allen*
2:12
3-10Larry DarnellGive Me Your Love2:03
3-11The Shufflers (2)Bad, Bad Women
Lead VocalsCortez Foust
Written-ByR. Chandler*
2:30
3-12Big MaybelleI'm Gettin' Long Alright
Written-ByB. Sharp*, C. Singleton*
2:47
3-13Big John & The BuzzardsOop Shoop
Written-ByJ. Josea*
2:14
3-14The Shufflers (2)Jump Ted!
Lead VocalsCortez Foust
Written-ByJ. Burke*
2:25
3-15Big MaybelleOcean Of Tears2:29
3-16Chuck WillisRing Ding Doo
Written-ByC. Willis*
2:30
3-17Screamin' Jay HawkinsLittle Demon
Guitar [Solo]Mickey Baker
Written-ByNahan*, Hawkins*
2:23
3-18Screamin' Jay HawkinsI Put A Spell On You
SaxophoneSam The Man Taylor*
Written-ByJ. Hawkins*
2:25
3-19Andre Williams (2)Bacon Fat
Written-ByA. Williams*, D. Brown*
3:03
3-20Hurricane HarryThe Last Meal
Written-ByJ. Hammer*
2:16
3-21Little Joe & The Thrillers*Let's Do The Slop
Baritone VocalsDonald Burnette*
Bass VocalsHarry Pascie*
Lead VocalsLittle Joe Cook
Tenor VocalsRichard Frazier (2)
Tenor Vocals [Second]Farris Hill
Written-ByJ. Cook*
2:48
3-22Lloyd FatmanWhere You Been
Written ByP. Katz
2:30
3-23Lloyd FatmanMiss Mushmouth
Written-ByL. Smith*
2:27
3-24The Marquees Featuring Marvin Gaye With Bo DiddleyWyatt Earp
GuitarBo Diddley
MaracasJerome Green
Performer [The Marquees], Baritone VocalsJames Nolan (2)
Performer [The Marquees], Bass VocalsChester Simmons
Performer [The Marquees], Lead VocalsReese Palmer
Written ByM. Ames
Written-ByE. McDaniels*, R. Palmer*
2:25
3-25Billy Stewart With Bo DiddleyBilly's Heartache
Written ByM. Ames
Written-ByW. Stewart*, E. McDaniels*
2:23
3-26Screamin' Jay HawkinsYellow Coat
Written-ByNahan*, Hawkins*
2:23
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Deluxe 3-CD package "OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story" box set. Containing 78 songs from 34 Artists who defined Rhythm & Blues. Material previously and unpreviously released by OKeh Records.
Includes a 34-page booklet.

Volume One:
1 - Recorded 9/22/49, OKeh/Columbia
2 - 9/22/49, previously unissued alternate version
3,8 - 2/21/49, OKeh/Columbia
4,6 - 11/21/49, OKeh 6820
5 - 2/21/49, OKeh 7049
7 - 4/14/49, OKeh/Columbia
9 - 6/15/50, previously unissued
10 - 6/15/50, OKeh/Columbia
11 - 11/7/50, OKeh, Columbia
12 - 1/26/51, OKeh 6805
13 - 4/25/51, OKeh 6800
14 - 4/2/51, OKeh/Columbia
15 - 6/14/51, OKeh 6808
16 - 4/20/51, OKeh 6834
17 - 6/26/51, OKeh 6816
18 - 3/22/51, previously unissued
19 - 6/29/51, previously unissued
20 - 3/29/51, OKeh/Columbia
21 - 11/8/51, OKeh 6848
22 - 10/23/51, OKeh 6881
23,25 - 6/26/51, OKeh 6822
24 - 4/25/51, previously unissued
26 - 9/4/51, previously unissued

Volume Two:
1 - Recorded 8/24/51, previously unissued alternate take
2 - 9/4/51, previously unissued
3 - 6/27/51, OKeh 6810
4 - 10/23/51, previously unissued
5 - 6/25/52, OKeh 6954
6 - 4/23/52, OKeh 6873
7 - 8/18/52, OKeh 6924
8 - 4/23/52, OKeh 6883
9 - 6/26/52, previously unissued
10 - 6/26/52, OKeh 6905
11 - 10/8/52, OKeh 6931
12,17 - 10/22/52, OKeh 6937
13 - 8/21/52, OKeh 6933
14 - 5/22/52, OKeh 6899
15 - 11/17/52, OKeh 6972
16 - 11/19/52, previously unissued
18 - 12/12/52, OKeh 6939
19 - 6/11/53, OKeh 6998
20 - 2/5/53, OKeh 6961
21 - 1/21/53, previously unissued
22 - 1/8/53, OKeh 7021
23 - 9/30/53, OKeh 7014
24 - 12/31/53, OKeh 7025
25 - 9/17/53, previously unissued
26 - 5/4/53, OKeh 6982

Volume Three:
1 - Recorded 9/1/53, OKeh 7010
2 - 9/30/53, OKeh 7014
3 - 12/31/53, previously unissued
4 - 9/1/53, OKeh 7022
5,13 - 8/24/54, OKeh 7045
6 - 9/23/54, OKeh 7060
7 - 1/6/54, OKeh 7027
8 - 11/15/54, OKeh 7050
9 - 11/23/54, previously unissued
10 - 4/1/54, previously unissued
11,14 - 5/12/54, previously unissued
12 - 3/2/54, OKeh 7042
15 - 3/21/55, previously unissued
16 - 7/15/55, OKeh 7062
17,18 - 9/12/56, OKeh 7072
19 - 11/17/56, Epic/OKeh 9196
20 - 10/5/56, OKeh 7074
21 - 10/5/56, OKeh 7075
22 - 9/13/56, OKeh 7073
23 - 9/13/56, OKeh 7083
24,25 - 9/25/57, previously unissued alternate version
26 - 2/13/57, OKeh LN 3488

Photos provided by the Michael Ochs Archives Ltd., the Frank Driggs Collection and Culver Pictures.

Remastered and restored at Sony Music Studios, New York.

©℗ 1993 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Manufactured by Epic

Tracks 1.9, 1.10, 1.16, 2.1, 2.21, & 3.1 = credits according to:
- Campbell, Robert L., Büttner, Armin & Kochakian, Dan (Latest revision: August 25, 2016) : Red Saunders Discography ( http://campber.people.clemson.edu/saunders.html )
- Geerken, Hartmut & Trent, Chris (2015) - Omniverse Sun Ra: p177 #12, 13, 15

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7464-48912-2
  • Other (Disc One - Catalog #): EK 48913
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc One): DIDP-078897 1
  • Other (Disc Two - Catalog #): EK 48918
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc Two): DIDP-078898 3
  • Other (Disc Three - Catalog #): EK 48919
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc Three): DIDP-078899 1
  • Other (Barcode, scanned): 074644891225

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