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Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Minutes ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Steve and Jim 1. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith - 31 2. Cool Water - Sons Of The Pioneers - 25 (7-3) 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) - 25 4. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama)

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Hour 9 Minutes ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 2. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 4. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: Mark D.

My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 3 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Benny Goodman Quartet( Lional Hampton) 2- Fats Waller 3- Trixie Smith 4- Sons of the Pioneers

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 3 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: Bill B

As Arte Johnson used to say: "VERY INTERESTING."

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 3 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Roger Ford

A one off ALL-POP competition might be interesting,no? ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please de

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 4 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: DianeE

---------- It will from me. Always got a kick out of that record. Still on my (very extensive) car playlist.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 4 Hours 14 Minutes ago by: DianeE

1-Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 2-My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 3-Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 4-Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 4 Hours 44 Minutes ago by: Bill B

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 12 Minutes ago by: Roger Ford

This TV show just arrived over here. I haven't seen it yet but I look forward t o so doing soon ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 18 Minutes ago by: Roger Ford

My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zon

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 18 Minutes ago by: Carl

1. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 2. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 4. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller Shoulda nominated the Andrews Sisters on this w

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 45 Minutes ago by: Rick Schubert

1. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 2. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 3. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 4. Cool Water - Sons Of The Pioneers

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 54 Minutes ago by: Bill B

Honeymooners Theme (Melancholy Serenade) Vocal

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Posted: 10 Hours 21 Minutes ago by: Bruce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rpYzWxam8o Kate Smith live with Jackie Gleason conducting the orchestra

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 36 Minutes ago by: Bruce

By the way, this is a different video than the one Diane had listed. That one is no longer on Youtube.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 38 Minutes ago by: Steve Mc

1. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 2. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 4. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller

REVIEW - Amos Milburn: "Boogie Woogie" - ALADDIN 3105; SEPTEMBER 1951

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Posted: 10 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: Bruce

Amos Milburn: "Boogie Woogie" - ALADDIN 3105; SEPTEMBER 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/amos-milburn-boogie-woogie-aladdin-3105/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHkbXZgn4Pg SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 52 Minutes ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 2. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 3. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 4. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7

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Posted: 10 Hours 52 Minutes ago by: Bruce

Group 7 is now open. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZkOzc5ckeI Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH52c3H_L1U Cool W

Re: A Dreamer's Holiday - Como (thread)

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Posted: 11 Hours 40 Minutes ago by: Bruce

Sorry, it was 1949.

A Dreamer's Holiday - Como

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Posted: 13 Hours 17 Minutes ago by: Bruce

Big 1950 hit featured tonight on BETTER CALL SAUL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MDai8jSBQo

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: Bob Roman

[...] [...] "I'm George Bailey! Don't you remember me?" -- BR

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Mark D.

Dinah should have gotten lots of those point, imho, of course. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 9 Minutes ago by: Bruce

No, I am not kidding at all. "Buzz Me" won it's prelim group with a huge total of 44 points out of a possible 50 points. Then the next round it gets a very low total of just 18 points, which would indicate that the prelim group was very w

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 24 Minutes ago by: Bruce

By the way, it was also remade recently as "The Hustle" with the women being the cons and a man playing the role of the innocent victim who turns out to be conning them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j5hwooOHVE

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 26 Minutes ago by: Bruce

It's nowhere near the Caine/Martin masterpiece. It doesn't even have the surprise ending when Caine and Martin turn out to be conned by the Jackal. In "Bedtime Story" the girl really is some innocent. No way Brando is a comedic actor.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Hours 52 Minutes ago by: Mark D.

Maybe you're just kidding, but obviously some Jordan records are better than others. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 22 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

This film was done earlier( and better I might add) as " Bedtime Story" 1963 with David Niven and Marlon Brando!! Brucie can not only stay within the decade parameter laid down but he's turning Japanese over inferior remakes, baby!!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Hours 29 Minutes ago by: Bruce

My mistake, it was Roll 'Em Carl.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Carl 1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson - 32 2. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn - 29 3. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills - 21 4. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan - 18 No doubt here as to which 2 records we t

Re: REVIEW - Ivory Joe Hunter: "Wrong Woman Blues" - MGM 11052; SEPTEMBER 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Hours 32 Minutes ago by: Roger Ford

It's not great but its worth more than a paltry 4.....a 6 in my book. However his very next release is truly a GREAT one....one of the very best things he ever did---and comes from much earlier in his career (the l1940's on Pacific) W

Alphabetized-by-artist list of previously nominated Obscurities -- April 2022 update (part 2 of 2)

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Posted: 23 Hours 45 Minutes ago by: Rick Schubert

Julian, Don, & The Meadowlarks - Oop Boopy Oop Julian, Don, and the Meadowlarks - Boogie Woogie Teenage K-Doe, Ernie - Be Sweet K-Doe, Ernie - I Cried My Last Tear Kansas City Soul Revivers - Jesus Came At Midnight Kelley, Cathy - Blues Han

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 3.Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 4. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day ago by: Mark D.

Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn Buzz Me - Louis Jordan New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day ago by: Steve Mc

1. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 2. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 3. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 4. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn

Re: "Lucky Lou," Jody Williams (1957) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day ago by: Roger Ford

I find his instrumentals decidedly ordinary---there was another one that was the flip of your "Molasses" when Smash reissued it in 1963---"Hideout" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4IaKwqE0Hs IMO his best record was "Looking For My Bab

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

Four killers, no filler. Hate to see any of them go. 1-Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 2-Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 3-New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 4-Buzz Me - Louis Jordan

Re: "Lucky Lou," Jody Williams (1957) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

--------- Here's an instrumental by Jody Williams that's better, IMO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkPfNwob2PE Years ago I posted it--it wasn't on youtube then--and now I can't find my post but there are several others.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Bob Wills 2- Amos Milburn 3- Joe Turner &Pete Johnson 4-Louis Jordan

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Bill B

Alphabetized-by-artist list of previously nominated Obscurities -- April 2022 update (part 1 of 2)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

This is the updated list of songs from the regular Obscurities contests. It does not include pre-1947 songs. As always, please send me any corrections. "5" Hearts - Please Please Baby "5" Royales - Dedicated To The One I Love "5" Royal

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 3. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 4. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills HUGE gap between #3 and #4.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Buzz Me - Louis Jordan New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have ad

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 3. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 4. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan

REVIEW - Archibald: "Little Miss Muffett" - COLONY 105; SEPTEMBER 1951

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Archibald: "Little Miss Muffett" - COLONY 105; SEPTEMBER 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/archibald-little-miss-muffett-colony-105/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpkGhIrtzdQ SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

REVIEW - Ivory Joe Hunter: "Wrong Woman Blues" - MGM 11052; SEPTEMBER 1951

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Ivory Joe Hunter: "Wrong Woman Blues" - MGM 11052; SEPTEMBER 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/ivory-joe-hunter-wrong-woman-blues-mgm-11052/ YOUTUBE - https://youtu.be/pfi-PZ0tTY0?t=6 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 4/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 3. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 4. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 6

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Group 6 is now open. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills https://www.youtube.com/watch/5zhDJZipPV0 Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cNW2dZMyWE Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn https://www.youtu

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

How long were they alone? Not long.....but long enough. How about this scene? https://www.youtube.com/watch?vnilke-mtQ

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: RWC

Movies mentioned so far, by year title: (1940) Go West Jim (1940) Grapes of Wrath Jim (1940) My Little Chickadee Jim (1940) Rebecca Roger (1940) The Bank Dick Jim (1940) The Great Dictator Jim (1940) The Sea Hawk Roger (194

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: RWC

Movies mentioned so far, sorted: A Night in Casablanca (1946) Jim Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Mark Across The Pacific (1942) Roger All the King's Men (1949) Jim Battleground (1949) Jim Beauty and the Beast (1946) Ji

Re: REVIEW - Edna McGriff: "Come Back" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- I don't like the beginning, but from the bridge on it's terrific.

Re: REVIEW - Edna McGriff: "Come Back" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- I like it a lot, never knew about it before. Thanks guys.

Re: "Lucky Lou," Jody Williams (1957) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

It's annoying, with an organ. I never heard of the other side though, and that one is good. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAQJWVV39Lg It's "Mother Earth" by Memphis Slim with different words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIlC-AXN

"Lucky Lou," Jody Williams (1957)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Just heard this instrumental for the first time. It was the flip side of "You May." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4AzsKdmFeI

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Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: Arnold Lewis

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Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 23 Hours ago by: Bob Roman

You must remember this... -- BR

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Diane 1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan - 30 2. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup - 26 3. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris - 23 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton - 21 Carl's

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Steve Mc

1.So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 2. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 2. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 3. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Louis Jordan 2- Lionel Hampton 3- Wynonie Harris 4- Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mark D.

Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris --md remove "xx" for email

Re: REVIEW - Archibald: "Crescent City Bounce" - COLONY 105; SEPTEMBER 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Pleasant if undistinguished piano led piece that I'd give a 5 The Colony label remainds to this day one of the great "unknowns" with collectors with big holes in its catalog numbering system that I've never seen accounted for. Even Mich

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bill B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to c

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

One of my all time favorrites too! Great comedy! Freddy : "She caught me with another woman. You're French, you understand that" Andre : "To be with another woman zat is French. To be caught zat is American" ROGER FORD ------------

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 2. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton #4 would have been better as an instrumental.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 2. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 3. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 4. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris

REVIEW - Archibald: "Crescent City Bounce" - COLONY 105; SEPTEMBER 1951

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Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Archibald: "Crescent City Bounce" - COLONY 105; SEPTEMBER 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/archibald-crescent-city-bounce-colony-105/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSFMlm6LcyQ SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 4/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 2. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 3. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 4. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan DIANE 1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) -

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 5

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Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Group 5 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1SnI4Jb1vU Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v9Bv_znShiI Di

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

My love of 40s and 50s music does not translate to a love of anything else from that era. I am not a big fan of movies from back then, or the clothes or hairstyles, or really anything other then the music from then, although I do have a c

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Possibly my favorite film of all time, though Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" is also in the running.

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mark D.

on topic. In fact, maybe be should think that every movie with a soundtrack is on topic. :)</div><div></div><div></div>--md remove "xx" for email</div>

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Indeed. I forgot about it, too. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Brucie 1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan - 31 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio - 27 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn - 26 4. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page - 16 My Jordan wins the group

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bob Roman

Solid Serenade - Tom & Jerry (1946) first place I ever heard Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYkJ0M1bUIU Gorilla My Dreams - Bugs Bunny (1948) first place I ever heard Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat htt

Re: OT : 1940's music....now 1940's Movies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

All films listed are above average to great! Too bad Roger Ford thinks Orson Welles sucked) Anyway, I have a little known treasure that I deem a personal cult favorite of the era, "Moonrise" 1948 with Dane Clark and before she tragically

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Posted: 2 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

Oops, forgot Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948).

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Posted: 2 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

All the King's Men (1949) The Bank Dick (1940) Battleground (1949) The Beast With Five Fingers (1946) Beauty and the Beast (1946) The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Big Sleep (1946) The Big Store (1941) Bitter Rice (1949) The Blue Da

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I loved Abbott & Costello as a kid and I still have a soft spot for them now even tho their movies have totally dried up on UK TV and they're never seen on screens here now. Not even that "Frankenstein" one which is IMO their best and fun

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 4. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 4. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page All good songs and all very close.

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

That's the one I almost posted about.

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: Mark D.

Very good list, though I'd rearrange it some with "The Maltese Falcon" at the top, and my top ten would include "Citizen Kane" (1941) and "The Bicycle Thief" (1948), with "The Third Man" (1948) below, and somewhere near the end of the li

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: Mark D.

Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio Caldonia - Louis Jordan My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Steve Mc

Double Indemnity (1944) The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Steve Mc

1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 3. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 4. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 4. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

I am gonna be out until around dinner time so I will total things up in the evening today.

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Louis Jordan 2- Amos Milburn 3- Big Joe Turner& Pete Johnson 4- Hot Lips Page

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bill B

1 Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2 The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3 Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 4 My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn I don't know which I like less, Blues or Jump Blues. Well, I think Blues is still

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Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

In keeping with the 1940's contest presently underway on here I thought I'd tie in with a list of my favorite 1940's movies in a followup to the favorite 1950's movie lists that appeared here a while ago White Heat (1949) Casablanca (1942)

Re: REVIEW - Edna McGriff: "Note Droppin' Papa" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Whilst Ms McGriff's record missed entry in the 1951 Singles Battle it did show up in the later Dynamite Debuts battle. Here's how it did (or rather DIDN'T) R1 I have it as a 6 also ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone

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Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Oh goody!! The tme difference means I'm usually just got up as you're going to bed so............... Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio Caldonia - Louis Jordan My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn The Blues Jumped The Rabbit -

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Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Edna McGriff: "Note Droppin' Papa" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/edna-mcgriff-note-droppin-papa-jubilee-5062/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9RuIUDlDoM SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 6/10

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Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 4. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page DIANE 1. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 2. My Baby's

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Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

I've been waking up later and later lately and have other things to do in the morning, so I am gonna start posting the new group late the night before from now on. That way you guys don't have to wait around and keep checking if I posted it

c.1951 - some Nice, Slow Ballads

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Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

"Slow tempos are typically anything below 80 beats per minute" this recently mentioned by me R&B song is c. 68 bpm Hollywood Four Flames - I'll Always Be A Fool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIh4z6-QdXs Here are some, imo, much more

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Jim, Roger and me. 1. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio - 35 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas - 23 3. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings - 22 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweethea

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Nat King Cole 2- Patsy Montana 3- Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings 4- Henry Thomas

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart - Patsy Montana

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana 2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 4. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Yeah, this must be it. Don't know why it didn't come up in my search. Certainly much better than "Come Back My Love."

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Can't swear to it as I've never had the record but I think this is the correct "Come Back" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi1eT3_U_4I This one is nothing to write home about either----and is the flipside of the record anyway. The A s

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam F

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Mark D.

Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana.

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Bruce

If that youtube video is the correct track Samp has to have his head examined, 1) for even reviewing this as rock and roll, and 2) for giving it a 6. It's fucking terrible IMO. a 2 at best.

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Bill B

REVIEW - Edna McGriff: "Come Back" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Bruce

Edna McGriff: "Come Back" - JUBILEE 5062; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/edna-mcgriff-come-back-jubilee-5062/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQrPigyTmaU (I think this is the right track) SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VER

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana DIANE 1. Straighten Up And Fly Right - Kin

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 3 is now open. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas https://www.youtube.com/watch/sYy716zmXcM Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcWS6-duvqY Straighten Up And Fly Right - King

Re: REVIEW - The Hollywood Four Flames: "Young Girl" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 165; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: RWC

I venture that the known followers of this newsgroup fall into two conflicting camps concerning circa 1951 R&B slow tempo ballads Strong fans of this sub-genre *in general* are perceived to be, in no particular order, Diane, Roger, Bruc

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: RWC

(Chook5219 joined YouTube in 2012) Dead! - well, well. Didn't know he was on Facebook, but in my mind he was and is a legend on YouTube for 1950s music, simply because I have so often seen that small round image of the, presumed actual,

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: DianeE

---------- The whistling is annoying. Not as annoying as the narration, I grant you, but still far inferior to the Five Keys IMO.

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Another crash on takeoff for these guys in the 1951 Singlres Battle I have it as a 6 The 1950 Selective version is definitely better with the piano opening and vocals. A 7 for me ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone"

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

I'm at a 6 for the Flames version, and I like this one better: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4kgPOQw8vs

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

The Flames' decidedly second rate version of this song crashed in flames on takeoff in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 I rate the Five Keys version 9 and the Hollywood Four Flames 7 ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" -

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington - 29 2. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders - 27 3. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters - 24 4. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson - 20 Bill's Train keeps on Chooglin' in first place, and R.S. ad

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Bucket of cold water for Ms M please! ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

In that order ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

That's because he doesn't subscribe to ALL THAT MATTERS IS WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE SPEAKERS https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-flames-young-girl-selective-113/ He gave it a 6.

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------------- That's even better! Did he review it? I can't help but think he gave this one a 3 just because it's not the original.

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Duke Ellington 2- The Andrews Sisters 3- Lil Johnson Roy Milton

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 2. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 3. Stavin' Chain - Lil Johnson 4. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

They first released the song as by the Flames early in 1950. Then they redid it as by the Hollywood Four Flames in 1951. Here's the Flames version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emjoxgZwLTw

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- Dick jockey????? Do tell.

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- Nothing wrong with this record....if you like 1951 R&B. It's a 5 for me, worth keeping. But the guy who posted the video (he's dead now, but he was a collector whom I met in a Facebook group some years ago when I was still

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Hollywood Four Flames: "Young Girl" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 165; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-hollywood-four-flames-young-girl-recorded-in-hollywood-165/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOaBBTjCA5Y S

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Dolphin brought in dick jockey Robin “King” Bruin to recite a spoken-word interlude which is the epitome of the smooth talking but falsely sincere radio soothsayer voice you picture from this era, someone who was just as comfortable pit

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 2. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 4. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 2. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 4. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 2-Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 3-R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 4-Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders Take The A Train - Duke Ellington Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

Andrews Milton Lil Duke

REVIEW - The Hollywood Four Flames: "The Glory Of Love" - RECORDED IN

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Hollywood Four Flames: "The Glory Of Love" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 165; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-hollywood-four-flames-the-glory-of-love-recorded-in-hollywood-165/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 2. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 4. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Group 2 is now open. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvALMMwXynI Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters https://www.youtube.com/watch/WiayZdPESno Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson ht

Re: Rare Answer Record to Connie Francis' "Robot Man" - 1960 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: RWC

To please you, and continue the vicarious entertainment of anyone else following this thread, I will say for fun, Yes :-) Hopefully you will find your response/release cathartic.

Re: Rare Answer Record to Connie Francis' "Robot Man" - 1960 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

Stop fucking stalling. We're talking about you, not me. Do you have this Colin Hicks thing as better than 90% of the R&B from 1947-1954?

Re: Best Of Obscure Teen Novelties - "Robot Man" - 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: RWC

Meaning, without more detail, you've lost the argument... :-)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

How do you define 'better'?

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

What bullshit.

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

This is not an answer at this point, but just to be clear, the best 10% or 5% of 1955-1958 "white-teen-defined" rock and roll includes records by black artists such as Little Richard and Chuck Berry - who's sound/ambience and lyrics orie

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

Is this better than 90% of the R&B from 1947-1954?

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

Okay, just give us the best white teen rocker of 1955.

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: RWC

"Money Honey" by the Drifters is not within the 'bottom' 90%

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: RWC

found in my mp3 collection when searching for 'Robot' posted primarily because interesting? and informative to get the most out of this record, try and follow the lyrics about a Robot *Girl* Colin Hicks And His Cabin Boys - Robot Man -

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

know

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how the Flames did with this one in the 1951 Battle R1 R2 ...and in the later Vocal Groups Encore Battle Total nonsense!! This is a good 7 ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis - 28 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe - 25 3. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday - 24 4. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze - 23 Rick Lux Lewis wins the group and

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Billie Holiday 2- Meade Lux Lewis 3- Sister Rosetta Tharpe 4' Bea Booze

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Okay, give us a white teen rocker from 1955 that is better than "Money Honey" by the Drifters.

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: RWC

And, I was comparing not with "1950s R&B" but with "1947-1954 R&B"

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis --md remove "xx" for email

Re: May's Thirteen Throwaways (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: RWC

reformatted (regex, sort) for anyone wanting to hear again and who downloaded the contest mp3 .rar file Al Jolson - Swanee Big Maceo - Chicago Breakdown Blind Blake - Police Dog Blues Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) - Red Blues

Re: Best Of Obscure Teen Novelties - "Robot Man" - 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: RWC

No. I was referring to the best of 1955-1958.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 3. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 4. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

May's Thirteen Throwaways

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton Britt (Bill) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwPRR2A3DN8 Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan (Mark) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HlK96kSNt0 Ya

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 4. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1.See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 2. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 3. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 4. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2-Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 3-God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 4-See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- What about the unlucky 13 that didn't make it?

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Bill B

REVIEW - The Hollywood Four Flames: "I'll Always Be A Fool" -

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Bruce

The Hollywood Four Flames: "I'll Always Be A Fool" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 164; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-hollywood-four-flames-ill-always-be-a-fool-recorded-in-hollywood-164/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/wa

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 4. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 4. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Round 1 - Group 1

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 1 is now open. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-88l-M0KgkI See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze https://www.youtube.com/watch/JBC2C-nB738 God Bless The Child - Billie

Re: REVIEW - The Hollywood Four Flames:"She's Got Something" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 164:AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

There were a few mistakes with the Flames early records in the various battles (accuirate dating was more difficult back then) but this is not one of them Here's how this one did in the 1951 Battle R1 Seems on the low side. Not their b

Re: Best Of Obscure Teen Novelties - "Robot Man" - 1963 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Is this one of those white teen rock and roll records that you claim is better than 90% of 1950s R&B?

Best Of Obscure Teen Novelties - "Robot Man" - 1963

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Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: RWC

If you can like cusp teen pop-rock, you might enjoy the quirky elements of this song, especially the lyrics, but also the vocals and cute sound effects: Mary Jane with Barry Gray And His Spacemakers - Robot Man - 1963 https://www.youtube

REVIEW_-_The_Hollywood_Four_Flames:_"She’s_Got_Som

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Posted: 6 Days 12 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Hollywood Four Flames: "She’s Got Something" - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 164; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-hollywood-four-flames-shes-got-something-recorded-in-hollywood-164/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watc

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dean F.

We're in a full agreement here, Bruce.

Re: Top 40 Soul Hits: KYOK Houston, 4/28/1966 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I've posted dozens of my radio broadcasts at the link below. Many of them are countdowns from '60s and '70s R&B stations. https://www.mixcloud.com/dean-fiora/

Re: Top 40 Soul Hits: KYOK Houston, 4/28/1966 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

Some really good records from the bottom of the top 40.

Top 40 Soul Hits: KYOK Houston, 4/28/1966

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

Dean counts down the top 40 on 4-28-66 at Houston R&B station KYOK https://www.mixcloud.com/dean-fiora/top-40-soul-hits-kyok-houston-4281966/?fbclid=IwAR1zidwqsSe4-tHUNln0erEKvZDJ9XQSNUQ61HqSnL8ObFh27Ig-s_rfejI

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

It doesn't need to win to succeed. I'll be really happy if it makes the ELITE 8.

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_ (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------------- If it succeeds it would be the very first winner from 1951. Let's see what happens.

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

Okay, I am putting it in for June.

Re: REVIEW - The Orioles: "I’m Just A Fool In Love" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: RWC

Good news! You did not. According to Rick, these are the Orioles sides nominated so far: Orioles - Drowning Every Hope I Ever Had Orioles - In The Mission Of St. Augustine Orioles - Is My Heart Wasting Time Roger rates this record hi

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

I think I nominated it long ago.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Here are the 32 items that are in the first round, which starts tomorrow. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn (Bruce) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfMpqpTGYRU Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller (Carl) https://www.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Actually the Broonzy had 3 first place rankings.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Gypsy - Ink Spots (Jim) - 25 Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan (Mark) 26 We have a 4 way tie with 27 points. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington (Mark) - 27 (1 first place) Swanee River Boogie -

Re: REVIEW - The Orioles: "I’m Just A Fool In Love" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: RWC

Hey!, it's available for nomination. I imagine you and Diane can come to an agreement as to who will reserve/nominate, for June, this re-discovered "killer" record.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway - 38 2. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday - 32 (7-3) 3. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers - 32 4. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers - 24 (3 third

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

That's because he doesn't subscribe to ALL THAT MATTERS IS WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE SPEAKERS. If you read the reviews he docks points because they keep doing ballads in the same style.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Cab Calloway 2- Billie Holliday 3- Wright Brothers Gospel Singers 4- Sons of the Pioneers 5- Jelly Roll Morton

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

I don't think there's ever been a group before that included three songs I hate (by anyone), but here it is. 1-Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton 2-Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers -------------- 3-Blues In The Night (My Mama

Re: REVIEW - Peppermint Harris: "I Always End Up Blue" - SITTIN' IN (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

------ Oh, dear, this time I agree with him. The singing is fine but the arrangement? EEK! Horrible!

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_ (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- Sure is, but Samp just doesn't like Orioles ballads. He consistently underrates them, yet IMO he overrated Sonny Til's syrupy solo "My Prayer."

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bill B

Damn! I was hoping you would value the vocal group aspect over the C&W aspect. :-)

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 9 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers 2. Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton 3. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway 4. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 5. Cool Water - Sons Of The Pioneers

Re: REVIEW - The Orioles : "I'm Just A Fool In Love" - JUBILEE 5061 : AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

The Orioles fell at the first hurdle with this one in the 1951 Battle R1 Wayyyyyyyyyyyyy low!! It's a low 8 on my list ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an ex

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 9 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 2. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway 3. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers 4. Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton 5. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 9 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton ROGER FORD ---------------

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 9 (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Carl

1. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway 2. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 3. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 4. Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton 5. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers

REVIEW - Peppermint Harris: "I Always End Up Blue" - SITTIN' IN WITH

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bruce

Peppermint Harris: "I Always End Up Blue" - SITTIN' IN WITH 612; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/peppermint-harris-i-always-end-up-blue-sittin-in-with-612/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY1xmtGfZhc SPONTANEOU

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway 2. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 3. Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton 4. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 5. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers

Re:_REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bruce

4 my fucking ass. This is a killer record.

REVIEW_-_The_Orioles:_"I’m_Just_A_Fool_In_Love"_-_

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bruce

The Orioles: "I’m Just A Fool In Love" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-orioles-im-just-a-fool-in-love-jubilee-5061/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1df4zYZ-1jA SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT:

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bill B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. Cool Water- Sons Of The Pioneers 3. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers 4. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) - Cab Calloway 5. Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 9

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 9 is now open. Gospel Train - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T55x2-hp-wo God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nj88jlOjPNU Sidewalk Blues - Jelly Roll Morton https://

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: RWC

To recognize and promote this forum's diversity from time to time. Thanks for asking.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Why do you feel the need to keep bringing the racial ancestry and religion of people here into these conversations?? ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: RWC

"slightly behind" with just 19 points (perhaps 16 without gentile German-American Carl's vote...) will be a phrase remembered for similar modest scores in all later contests :-)

Re: REVIEW - The Orioles: "Hold Me! Squeeze Me!" - JUBILEE 5061; (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Sounds about right.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Ties in nicely with me getting a bid at last today on the "R.M Blues" (the late "from the LP" Specialty reissue) that I've had on eBay for a little while now ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted au

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders - 38 2. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers - 34 3. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe - 31 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana - 28 5.

Re: REVIEW - The Orioles: "Hold Me! Squeeze Me!" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 22 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how Sonny & co did with this in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 R3 ..........and in the later Vocal Groups Battle PRELIM R1 That's what I have ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automa

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers Swanee - Al Jolson I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart- Patsy Montana ROGER FORD --------------------

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Whew! These 5 points will keep the total from being super low.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Swanee - Al Jolson 2. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana 3. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers 4. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 5. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers 4. I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart - Patsy Montana 5. Swanee - Al Jolson

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana 4. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers 5. Swanee - Al Jolson

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Mills Brothers ( Is it true that the 1946 remake of "Nagasaki" the had the line changed from " Chewin tobacky" to Smokin tobacky"?) 2- Patsy Montana( ahh.....to imagine those divine laryngeal undulations while this old paint is being ro

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Mark D.

Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers Swanee - Al Jolson --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Mark D.

LOL. Maybe you should have tried "Ma, She's Making Eyes At Me." --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 2. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana 4. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers 5. Swanee - Al Jolson

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Bruce

Shit, you were one of my hopes for liking Jolson.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: Bill B

REVIEW - The Orioles: "Hold Me! Squeeze Me!" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

The Orioles: "Hold Me! Squeeze Me!" - JUBILEE 5061; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-orioles-hold-me-squeeze-me-jubilee-5061/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7B6PMYOPrA SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 7/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers 2. R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders 3. Swanee - Al Jolson 4. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 5. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana DIA

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 8

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Group 8 is now open. Nagasaki - The Mills Brothers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e76QM12SDY R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvALMMwXynI Swanee - Al Jolson https://www.youtube.com/wat

Re: Hello Mary Lou (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rink

Did you know this one? (Live at Wembley 1986) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hEHgPEhG3Q Pretty shure you do not know these: Bobby Prins - Hello Mary Lou (1980 Belgium, Dutch Version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJWlMPimugU H

REVIEW - Tiny Bradshaw: "Long Time Baby" - KING 4487; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

Tiny Bradshaw: "Long Time Baby" - KING 4487; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/tiny-bradshaw-long-time-baby-king-4487/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViHE8Q2RAow SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

Re: REVIEW - Tiny Bradshaw: "T-99" - KING 4487; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

The Bradshaw record that should have appeared in August (see the Sampson writeup above) but was instead moved back to November was "I'm A Hi Ballin' Daddy"/"You Came By" (KIng 4467) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone"

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington - 36 2. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills - 33 3. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio - 32 4. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris - 30 5. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo - 19 Bill's

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Duke Ellington 2- Bob Wills 3- Wynonie Harris 4- Big Joe Turner& Pete Johnson 5- Big Maceo

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 4. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 5. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 2. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 3. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 4. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 5. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo

Re: Mickey Gilley 1936-2022 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- Maybe it bubbled under, or maybe "the charts" means CashBox, but Whitburn doesn't show a charted hit for him until 1974.

Re: Mickey Gilley 1936-2022 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ Piano playing sounds more influenced by Longhair than by JLL. Pretty good record, actually. I don't remember ever seeing that yogurt commercial, though.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo Take The A Train - Duke Ellington ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to com

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 2. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 3. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 4. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo 5. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 2-Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3-New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 4-Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 5-Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio Take The A Train - Duke Ellington Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo Hm. The randomizer spewed out five instrumentals, or mostly

REVIEW - Tiny Bradshaw: "T-99" - KING 4487; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Tiny Bradshaw: "T-99" - KING 4487; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/tiny-bradshaw-t-99-king-4487/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OOytBGZ0cY SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 7/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

Such is so.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 2. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo 3. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 4. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 5. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Bill B

Re: REVIEW - Little Sylvia: "How Long Must I Be Blue" - SAVOY 816; (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Bruce

She does a nice job of trying to sound like Little Esther.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington 2. Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio 3. Dig This Boogie - Wynonie Harris 4. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills 5. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 7

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 7 is now open. Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS3MUMfkNA4 Take The A Train - Duke Ellington https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG4Tte6XGkA Rebecca - Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Trio https://www.yo

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

Hey thanks Geoff Maybe folks get a tad jaded on these immortals and their classic and consistent excellence but these contests gives one a chance to let 'em wash over you. Like a fine brandy or cigar, you allow yourself to dig down , dic

Re: Mickey Gilley 1936-2022 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: RWC

http://www.45cat.com/artist/mickey-gilley "Ooh Wee Baby" - 1957 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlzfQC6tOqs the flip "Tell Me Why" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWKVfZ4U79U be prepared for some wild instrumental playing - in particul

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bob Roman

The Award for Musical Excellence was originally the Sideman category. In 2010, they stretched it to its new meaning. These were the people inducted under the old name: Chet Atkins Benny Benjamin Bill Black Hal Blaine James Burton Floyd

Re: Addendum to Patsy Montana (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: RWC

This young lady certainly has more verve than 1935's Patsy Montana.

Mickey Gilley 1936-2022

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

<<He released his first single, “Ooh Wee Baby,” in 1957, only to wait 55 years for it to find an audience: It ran in a television commercial for Yoplait yogurt in 2012. His first recording to reach the charts, “Is It Wrong (For Lov

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bob Roman

I do like Mississippi John Hurt. If they inducted him as an early influence, I wouldn't care one way or the other. -- BR

Re: SAMP''S REVIEWS - SEPTEMBER 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: RWC

Thanks Roger. [these auto-found links have not been checked for sound quality - but, as they say, something is (usually) better than nothing :] here is a short-lived playlist link (lasting a day or so) (a very long permanent link is av

Re: Addendum to Patsy Montana (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bill B

By the way Bruce, This and one post yesterday were automatically live hyperlinks just by posting as Copy And Paste.

Addendum to Patsy Montana

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bill B

Within the next three days, my nomination of "I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart" will demonstrate western yodeling. But here is a young Ukrainian girl bringing the art to a new level: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R9PbibXul8

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: RWC

Re: REVIEW - Little Sylvia: "How Long Must I Be Blue" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T80EiihMsxQ Think Samp has it about right ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyond

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dean F.

The HoF was hellbent on getting those two inducted. When they couldn't garner enough votes to get them in to the main Hall, they used a backdoor method instead. Not only was it biased but sneaky as well.

Re: REVIEW - Little Sylvia: "Little Boy" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Old Arthur gave Sylvia an ungentlemanly beating in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 It's a low 7 for me ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail ad

REVIEW - Little Sylvia: "How Long Must I Be Blue" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Little Sylvia: "How Long Must I Be Blue" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/little-sylvia-how-long-must-i-be-blue-savoy-816/ NOT ON YOUTUBE SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

REVIEW - Little Sylvia: "Little Boy" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Little Sylvia: "Little Boy" - SAVOY 816; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/little-sylvia-little-boy-savoy-816/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URtnwLmDDY4 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 6/10

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

By the way, in one of the things I read about Sylvia's induction is said that she wrote "Pillow Talk" for Al Green, who turned it down because he thought it was too sexual for his religious views. So she said to herself, I can sing this, an

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

The article is wrong. The non performer category is this Ahmet Ertegun award that Sylvia just went in for. The musical excellence category is not specifically for non performers. Ahmet Ertegun Award: non-performing industry professionals

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: RWC

a rubber duckie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWCEG6lV0ek :) --------------------------------------------------------- Rosita - LR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6dYClf2gSk Power of Yet - Janelle Monae https://www.youtube.com/wat

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- The article says: <<Judas Priest was on the ballot, but will instead be inducted in the non-performer category for musical excellence, alongside the songwriting and production duo Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.>> *in the non-perfor

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Bruce

Priest did not go in as a non-performer, they went in for "music excellence," like LL Cool J last year. That's for performers that someone there wants to put in but they can't get the voters to vote them in.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 13 Hours ago by: DianeE

---------- Well, if you like her, you probably love Mississippi John Hurt (as I do). Do you think he should be inducted? Do you not agree that their selections are just getting completely absurd? You have to tie yourself into a knot

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bob Roman

Me too. But I took it the other way. I was excited by the opportunity to make a discovery. That's rare these days. And I'm liking what I'm hearing. -- BR

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- But different from the Cajun two-step, n'est-ce pas?

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 16 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

Two step. Same thiing they do to Texas Swing music. In 4/4 time: step and step and step, step. Repeat until song is over.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------- (Let me out of here!) I see that nominating jazz classics of the swing era is a sure path to oblivion here. I admit I disliked this kind of music when I was young--it was "my parents' music"--but I've come to appreciate a fair

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bill B

Diane's Basie Leaped out faster than it leaped in. Great Googa Mooga.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

Both electronic music and rap are part of rock and roll. You white hillbillies don't get to define what rock and roll is.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Roger 1. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio - 41 2. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis - 32 3. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith - 28 4. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy - 27 5. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

He sure does, which is why I didn't recognize him. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Nat King Cole 2- Count Basie 3- Meade Lux Lewis 4- Trixie Smith 5- Big Bill Broonzy * Good group!!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- He sounds like he sang it in his sleep.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

electronic music for Kraftwerk and rap for Gil. Not Rock and Roll. Give 'em there own Hall of Fame and place it in Bloomfield, baby!!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy 2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 4. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 5. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 2. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy 3. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 4. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie 5. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio

Re: REVIEW - Sonny Til: "My Prayer" - JUBILEE 5060; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------- Good singing, lousy arrangement. Not terrible but not worth keeping either IMO.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

That IS Big Joe. He dubbed in the vocal for the actor to lip sync.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis Great piano. So-so vocal. I'll stick with Big Joe on this one. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonz

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy 2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 4. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 5. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Lester Leaps In - Count Basie 2-Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3-My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 4-Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 5-Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Huh? What's the bias in inducting Kraftwerk and Gil Scott-Heron? They weren't early in terms of when rock started, but they were both early in what they influenced, electronic music for Kraftwerk and rap for Gil.

Re: SAMP''S REVIEWS - SEPTEMBER 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- I like this one a lot and I'll be curious to see how he reacts to it.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy Lester Leaps In - Count Basie ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to comba

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy 2. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 3. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith 4. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 5. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

SAMP''S REVIEWS - SEPTEMBER 1951

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: Roger Ford

As Samp crosses from August to September 1951 here's a few of the items we might expect to see reviewed over the next few weeks :- Jackie Brenston - My Real Gone Rocket Nature Boy Brown - Windy City Boogie Roy "Bald Head" Byrd - Hey Littl

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio 2. Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis 3. Lester Leaps In - Count Basie 4. Key To The Highway -Big Bill Broonzy 5. My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 6

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: Bruce

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dean F.

They already ruined the Early Influences category when they inducted Kraftwerk and Gil Scott-Heron. Bastards don't even attempt to hide their biases.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Bill B

You left out the "nyeah, nyeah, nyeah, nyeah, nyeah."

Re: REVIEW - Sonny Til: "My Prayer" - JUBILEE 5060; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

The song belongs to The Platters but here's how Sonny's earlier version did in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 Again,likewise ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an

REVIEW - Sonny Til: "My Prayer" - JUBILEE 5060; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Sonny Til: "My Prayer" - JUBILEE 5060; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/sonny-til-my-prayer-jubilee-5060/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiD819jbe3E SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 6/10

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

The voters only seem to care about who influenced acts from the 60s and later. They don't care who influenced Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino and Ray Charles.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dean F.

So she's known for one song. How does that make Elizabeth Cotten more deserving of Early Influences induction than Wynonie Harris, Roy Brown, or the Ravens? But come to think of it: Joan Jett, Percy Sledg,e and now the Eurythmics all go

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

I'm rubber, you're glue. Whatever you say bounces off me and sticks to you.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: RWC

Bruce, when it comes to early "rock and roll", because of your blind and stubborn biases, you are even more ignorant, stupid and foolish than I am. So, we both think the other has his head up his ass. And you, no doubt, are just as li

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: RWC

Diane, I believe you are clutching at straws here. "the 'raw R&B' Crudup record came in second" because of a *lack* of above average 'R&B pop' opposition "My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn" is borderline "raw R&B", both the piano (percu

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: RWC

I hear what you say Diane, but you (and no doubt others) have, understandably, misunderstood my brief (without any qualifications) post. I'm well aware that the instrumental backing is not 'raw', but in my mind the vocal is not pop-sophi

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

Jeff's busy trying to get his head out of his ass.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- I hope Geoff takes note that the "raw R&B" Crudup record came in second and the arguably "raw R&B" Milburn record came in 3rd, while my smooth, polished Ellington record got bounced.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson - 40 2. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup - 31 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn - 30 4. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze - 27 5. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington -

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington --md remove "xx" for email

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

Elizabeth Cotten had " Frieght Train"!! Aldo Nova has "Fantasy"!! Put 'em both in, baby!! Meetcha' in Cleveland, gang!!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Carl

1. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 2. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 4. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 5. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Duke Ellington 2-Joe Turner &Pete Johnson 3- Amos Milburn 4- Big Boy Crudup 5- Bea Booze

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 2. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 3. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 4. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington 5. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington 2-Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 3-So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 4-My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 5-See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

Of course, they weren't called the Beatles when they were a skiffle/RR group. They were called the Quarrymen.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- No, Geoff, it's Eddie Vinson's voice that turned us off. As we all said. "Red Blues" is *not* "raw R&B." Cootie Williams was Duke Ellington's trumpeter for many years, playing sophisticated jazz rather than anything remote

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

This is my favorite by her, with her 12 year old granddaughter singing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1ViAIdO3i4

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Z

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 2. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 3. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 4. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 5. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Dead right Jim! Elizabeth Cotten wrote "Freight Train" that became a huge hit here in UK in 1957 (#5 in NME) by Chas McDevitt Shiffle Group with vocals by Nancy Whiskey and was one of my favorite records at the time. I still quite like

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 5 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn 3. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 4. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 5. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington

REVIEW_-_Todd_Rhodes_(ft._Kitty_Stevenson):_"I_Shoul

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Todd Rhodes (ft. Kitty Stevenson): "I Shouldn’t Cry (But I Do)" - KING 4469; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/todd-rhodes-ft-kitty-stevenson-i-shouldnt-cry-but-i-do-king-4469/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvZ

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner & Pete Johnson 2. So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 3. In A Mellotone - Duke Ellington 4. See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze 5. My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

As Diane said she's well known due to her song "Freight Train." It was recorded by a Brit group, the Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with a girl named Nancy Whiskey singing.The record became a hit in 1957 as a part of the skiffle movement. L

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

Wow!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: RWC

It's disappointing that Jim does not say more about his controversial (non-majority) preferences.

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Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: RWC

reflecting perhaps a distrust of the motives of some voters? no, rather you thought most voters had an allegiance to raw-r&b, and you were mistaken, they actually prefer r&b-pop (such as Jordan) related, for the last 3 years these same

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Eh. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Billy Stewart - YT links for 1956-1963; Singles Discography 1956-1970 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: RWC

If I'd known that the MAG Music label was based in D.C. I would not have omitted it. The record was not in any other listing I inspected, 'Billy Stewart' is not exactly a unique name, and he is credited on only one side of the MAG Music

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- That's why I titled this thread the way I did.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ I was somewhat of a "folkie" in my early teens, so I knew who Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten was. She was best known for writing a song called "Freight Train" and for her unique style of finger picking. She was a popular perfor

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I've been studying rock & roll history for 45 years and had never heard of Elizabeth Cotten. This tells me that Sampson is right. I'll bet her influence on rock & roll was even less than Carly Simon's, and that's saying a lot..

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

ELIZABETH COTTON A tremendously inspiring story, the self-taught guitarist who wrote songs in her teens gave up the instrument soon after and worked as a domestic for decades until she began playing again in her sixties, doesn't change th

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Yes it's 24.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Harry Belafonte made it into the Early Influences category? And who the fuck is Elizabeth Cotten? I've never even heard of her! Meanwhile, still no Wynonie Harris or Roy Brown. "Pathetic" barely begins to cover it.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- Should be 24, not 23, otherwise doesn't add up right. ------------ ------------ Three of us who put it last mentioned the squeal in his voice as the deciding factor. That should give you a clue!

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

Samp's writeup on the inductees. https://digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_hall-of-fame-2022.html SYLVIA ROBINSON The most qualified inductee this year is someone most casually interested parties have no awareness of and thus should be the

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

How about this version? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za3J5fVA-2I

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mark D.

I like it a lot, but I don't see it as a version of the Andrews clan's song. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

Hey, it was Roger's nomination. I do have a nice copy of the 78 hanging on my living room wall. https://e.snmc.io/i/600/s/2f17d6c9d2a1599c792186acfea20708/6471785/cootie-williams-and-his-orchestra-cherry-red-blues-things-aint-what-they

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

figured "Red Blues" as a clear winner in this group. I guess I have not yet got a handle on all of the panelists taste from this era yet. Glad you visited the vet today. You sure coughed up a real hair ball with Cootie, baby!!

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

I must say, tomorrow's group is exceptional IMO. Gonna be tough to eliminate one of them.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan - 39 2. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters - 30 (2 first place) 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) - 30 (1 first place) 4. Swanee River

Re: Billy Stewart - YT links for 1956-1963; Singles Discography 1956-1970 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

You missed one. https://www.discogs.com/release/7655065-Billy-Stewart-And-Michael-Graham-Crackers-I-Want-A-Sweet-Little-Girl-Tell-It-Like-It-Tee-I-Tis

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- Would you call it calypso, though? (It doesn't work as an instrumental IMO, but the first 30 seconds are quite infectious.)

Billy Stewart - YT links for 1956-1963; Singles Discography 1956-1970

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: RWC

Billy Stewart (b.Mar 1937 - d.Jan 1970; R&B singer/pianist) Bios: https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/billy-stewart-ii-1937-1970/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Stewart Born and raised in Washington D.C. Discovered b

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: DianeE

Louis Jordan - 39 Andrews Sisters - 30 (wins tiebreaker because it had more 1st place votes) Benny Goodman - 30 Albert Ammons - 27 Cootie Williams & Eddie Vinson - 24

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bill B

Here's my favorite version of "Rum And Coca Cola:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUj4Ip1owbA

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- See my reply to Mark. I admire Cootie Williams' trumpet playing very much. Same reason I don't like "Caldonia," I don't like Cleanhead Vinson's singing. At least Louis Jordan doesn't have that horrible squeak/shriek on mo

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

---------- I didn't know until recently that it was a calypso record. I guess the Andrewses sanitized it to the point where I just heard it as a pop song.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vo

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

You didn't like Ella's take on calypso, or any calypso you said, but you're okay with the Andrews? --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Louis Jordan 2- Benny Goodman & Lionel Hampton 3- The Andrews Sisters 4- Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings 5- Cootie Williams & Eddie Vinson (Vinson's vocal yips make Louis Jordan sound staid, baby!)

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

I thought you hated fake Caribbean music? I guess you hate great classic blues hits more.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 2. Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet 4. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 5. Rum And Coca Cola -

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

Excellent group today. I know my record is going to get tossed out, because it's truly obscure, but I'd like to let you know a little bit about it. This record is from 1936, at a time when black and white musicians did not play togethe

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 2-Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3-Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 4-Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 5-Red Blues - Cootie Will

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 2. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3. Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) 4. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 5. R

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

It's been awhile, but we are in synch today, guv'ina.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 2. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3. Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings 4. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 5. Red Blues -

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 2. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 3. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 4. Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) 5. Swanee River Boogie - Al

Re: REVIEW - Todd Rhodes: "Gin, Gin, Gin" - KING 4469; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how Todd's favorite tipple went down in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 Likewise ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mari

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

REVIEW - Todd Rhodes: "Gin, Gin, Gin" - KING 4469; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Bruce

Todd Rhodes: "Gin, Gin, Gin" - KING 4469; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/todd-rhodes-gin-gin-gin-king-4469/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBqZ75os5m4 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 7/10

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) 2. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan 3. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters 4. Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) 5. Swanee River

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 4

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 4 is now open. Rum And Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters https://www.youtube.com/watch/WiayZdPESno Exactly Like You - Benny Goodman Quartet (Lionel Hampton vcl) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH52c3H_L1U Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (

Re: Another Chick's Too Young To Fry (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Mark D.

So do I, much more than I like the the okay Jordan version. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Another Chick's Too Young To Fry (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ Good catch, Raj. I had forgotten about it. Now it's back in rotation!

Another Chick's Too Young To Fry

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Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

In case anyone hasn't heard it here's another version of "That Chick's Too Young To Fry" currently in the Pre-1947 contest by Louis Jordan. The Prisonaires version was recorded for Sun circa. 1953/4 and went unreleased for decades.I like

REVIEW_-_Paul_Williams:_"Sinner’s_Hop"_-_SAVOY_814

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Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Paul Williams: "Sinner’s Hop" - SAVOY 814; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/paul-williams-sinners-hop-savoy-814/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voa4JXFJi3Q SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

Lionel Fucking Richie, for Christ's sake! Hey!! That's a good sign!! Can Aldo Nova be far behind, baby!!??

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dean F.

This year's crop of inductees may be the worst yet. Lionel Fucking Richie, for Christ's sake!

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bruce

And LL Cool J last year.

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- This is particularly baffling. I suppose it's like what they did with Chic, they were so hellbent on getting them in and couldn't get the votes in like 9 years, so they ended up giving Nile Rodgers some lifetime achievement a

This is Cinco De Mayo interesting...

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

Quite the session musicians... From wiki: Ritchie Valens learned the song in his youth, from his cousin Dickie Cota. In 1958 he recorded a rock and roll version of "La Bamba", together with session musicians Buddy Clark (string bass);

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

---------- Are you surprised that I hated the Ink Spots record worse? It's that damn shriek "Caldon-YUH!" that hurts my ears.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Rick, Roger and Dennis 1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan - 38 2. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan - 32 (6-4) 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson - 32 4. The Gypsy - Ink Spots - 25 5. Police Dog Blues - Blind Bl

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- " Caldonia"- Louis Jordan 2" That Chick's Too Young To Fry"- Louis Jordan 3- Lil Johnson 4- Ink Spots 5- Bland Bleak

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan 2-Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 3-Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake 4-Caldonia - Louis Jordan 5-The Gypsy - Ink Spots

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Caldonia - Louis Jordan That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan Stavin' Chain - Lil Johnson The Gypsy - Ink Spots Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic s

REVIEW - Paul Williams (ft. Danny Cobbs): "Rockin' Chair Blues" -

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Paul Williams (ft. Danny Cobbs): "Rockin' Chair Blues" - SAVOY 814; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/paul-williams-ft-danny-cobbs-rockin-chair-blues-savoy-814/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v3L71PLXmdQ SPONTANEO

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. The Gypsy - Ink Spots 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 4. Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake 5. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Bruce

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 10:32:51 AM UTC-4, Jim Colegrove wrote: I'm surprised that we have a couple of Caldonia haters here. I'm especially surprised that Bill liked the Blind Blake better.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Mark D.

Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson Caldonia - Louis Jordan Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan The Gypsy - Ink Spots --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. The Gypsy - Ink Spots 2. Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake 3. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan 4. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 5. Caldonia - Louis Jordan

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake 3. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 4. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan 5. The Gypsy - Ink Spots

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Bill B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan 3. Stavin' Chain - Lil Johnson 4. The Gypsy - Ink Spots 5. Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Caldonia - Louis Jordan 2. Stavin’ Chain - Lil Johnson 3. That Chick's Too Young To Fry - Louis Jordan 4. The Gypsy - Ink Spots 5. Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 3

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 3 is now open. You know what to do. Caldonia - Louis Jordan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBl7iP55Jsw The Gypsy - Ink Spots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hchv5UekXxI Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake https://www.youtube.com/

Re: The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mark D.

Belafonte? Oh well, I'm beyond caring. --md remove "xx" for email

The Rock & Ridiculous Hall Of Fame

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

Despite a last-minute plea to "respectfully bow out" of contention for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the country singer Dolly Parton made it in anyway, joining a musically diverse array of inductees for 2022 that also includes Eminem, Li

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I've picked up a few cover versions and remakes I never knew about from there but he's not too hot on dates sometimes ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Yeah, I don't have much faith in the guy with that Second Hand Songs site.

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

"Green Tree Boogie" was recorded at the same June session as "Rocket 88". I'm a little dubious that Miller would release another Haley record only a month after "Rocket 88" when his object with that one was to eat into the big sales Chess

Re: REVIEW - The Ravens: "I Get All My Lovin' On A Saturday Night" - OKEH 6825; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Yes,I was reminded of that "24 years" the other day when I sold a copy of Billy Stewart's "I Do Love You" on eBay---remembering that one of the first conversations (if not THE first!) I ever had with you on here was when you turned me on

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Whiton

*-* On Tue, 03 May 2022, at 05:55:56 GMT, *-* In Article <6270c34b.183201609@nntp.aioe.org>, *-* Roger Ford wrote *-* About Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 It mi

Re: REVIEW - The Ravens: "I Get All My Lovin' On A Saturday Night" - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------------- It's a 7 for me too. I still don't like the Ravens' ballads, but their uptempo stuff has really grown on me over the past 24 years that I've been posting here.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan - 44 2. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton - 35 3. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page - 30 4. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington - 27 5. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney - 15 I cert

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Lional Hampton 2- Luois Jordan 3- Hot Lips Page 4- Dinah Washington 5- James Cagney( Pure presentation here, with the boundless elan and the jock-itch dancing style that carried this number. Our boys weee pumped more on Hampton than

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 2. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 5. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mark D.

A genre may start in a particular communty, but no successful genre, whether jazz or swing or c&w or r&b or r'n'r or folk or "rock" or even "british invasion" has ever stayed "exclusively" in that community for very long. As soon as a ge

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington Buzz Me - Louis Jordan Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page --md remove "xx" for email

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: RWC

Yes, I noticed that, and it's highlighted by the graph. What percentage of nominations have been from that period?

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I like it personally but in the "Yankee Doodle Dandy" movie I like "Give My Regards To Broadway" even better ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my

Re: REVIEW - The Ravens: "I Get All My Lovin' On A Saturday Night" - OKEH 6825; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how this one did in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 ......and in the later Vocal Group Enccre battle R1 I have it a low "7". Note to Samp - PLEEEEEEEEEASE spare us the "Whiffenpoof Song" flip! OTOH my favorite by them in 1951

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: DianeE

1-Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 2-The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3-Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 4-I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington 5-Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney. Obviously, this is the best *video*. His dancing

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Carl

1. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 2. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 3. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 4. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney 5. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton Buzz Me - Louis Jordan I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington> Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 2. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 5. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 2. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 3. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington 4. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 5. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Roger Ford

I always liked his "Scarlet Ribbons" but has to be the original 1952 version with the male chorus ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail addr

REVIEW - The Ravens: "I Get All My Lovin' On A Saturday Night" - OKEH

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Bruce

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton 2. Buzz Me - Louis Jordan 3. I Know How To Do It - Dinah Washington 4. The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page 5. Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 2

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 2 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v9Bv_znShiI Yankee Doodle Boy- James Cagney https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPBrSFOayzA I Know How To Do It - Di

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

-------------- Nothing from 1963, but more surprising to me is that there's nothing from 1947 through 1952.

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: RWC

Graphed (without Pre-1947): https://www.desmos.com/calculator/rs0hbk3kmk nearly 70% being 1955-1957 would be interesting to compare with the distribution by year for all accepted nominations

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: RWC

I too, did not want to add a smiley...

Re: REVIEW - Wynonie Harris: "Man, Have I Got Troubles" - KING 4468; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Man,Wynonie sure had troubles with this one in the 1951 battle R1 Second or even third rate Wynonie - a 6 for me ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b"

Re: REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Little Side Car" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

The Larks' l'il side car broke down first time out in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 ......but it held the road much better in the later Vocal Groups Encore battle R1 R2 R3 BTW don't blame me--I voted Lamplighters!! Matches my gradi

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Actually it's 36 months, but 37 winners, because of the co-champions last month.

REVIEW_-_Wynonie_Harris:_"I’ll_Never_Give_Up"_-_KI

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Wynonie Harris: "I’ll Never Give Up" - KING 4468; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/wynonie-harris-ill-never-give-up-king-4468/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrC-Kzy1dRo SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

REVIEW - Wynonie Harris: "Man, Have I Got Troubles" - KING 4468;

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Wynonie Harris: "Man, Have I Got Troubles" - KING 4468; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/wynonie-harris-man-have-i-got-troubles-king-4468/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivheO9zugWw SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT:

REVIEW - Wynonie Harris: "Man, Have I Got Troubles" - King 4468;

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dean F.

WYNONIE HARRIS: "Man, Have Got Troubles" - King 4468; August 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/wynonie-harris-man-have-i-got-troubles-king-4468/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivheO9zugWw&ab_channel=HeathWilson SPONTANEOU

REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Little Side Car" - APOLLO

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Little Side Car" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-larks-with-bobby-smith-little-side-car-apollo-429/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZ0493WUeo8 SPONTANEOUS LUNAC

REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Little Side Car"

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I'm not sure why Bruce stopped posting these, but I'll try to fill in the blanks. https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-larks-with-bobby-smith-little-side-car-apollo-429/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZ0493WUeo8&ab_channel=JackStrong

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bruce

Let's see about what years all of the winners are from. On Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 6:43:45 PM UTC-4, Steve Mc wrote: Okay, for me the prime years of our era are 1954-1957, with 1953 and 1958 nex

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Yes,that's good work by Ken and like you I tend towards the August release date now. Speaking of releases whats happened to the Samp reviews on here? I count 3 now that haven't appeared (Lsrks + 2 Wynonie sides) ROGER FORD -------

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

I know. That's why I said "I'm sure that's what you were wondering about." I didn't want to add a smiley.

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Roger's remark was sarcastic about him having the winning record the most times.

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

The Spaniels. They won 2 months plus the 2020 year-end contest. Aug 2019 1. I Need Your Kisses - Spaniels - 30 Nov 2020 1. I Lost You - Spaniels - 27 2020 2020 1. I Lost You - Spaniels - 27 The Nutmegs were the only other artis

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Great find Ken. I'm inclined to go with Samp with the August release with this new info. The issue date Sep 15 would have been worked on from like the 5th through the 11th or so, making it hard for it not to have been released already in

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Whiton

*-* On Mon, 2 May 2022, at 12:15:38 -0700 (PDT), *-* In Article <bf33343f-38c8-4566-8ad5-ea0324cd028an@googlegroups.com>, *-* Bruce wrote *-* About Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951

1957 - "Dark Eyes" by the beautiful Lorna Anderson (Live)

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Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: RWC

Lorna M. Anderson represented California in the Miss America 1958 Pageant (held in Atlantic City, NJ, in Sept 1957 on CBS) and was voted third runner-up - "Her talent was the accordion!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFxRvl7SCqI Lorna

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- Yes, although the ones I particularly detest are not calypso, namely "Turn Around" and "Scarlet Ribbons." Sentimental tripe, both of them. ------------- ---------- Yes. In general I don't relate to Caribbean music. I don't

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bruce

1. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn - 38 2. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller - 37 3. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas - 30 4. Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan - 26 5. There’s A Star Spangled

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: RWC

Bruce ?

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 4. There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton BrittStone 5. Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzge

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: RWC

Thanks for your comments, Diane (and I thank Dennis for his Obscurities/Pre-1947 comments over time). Does this mean you dislike some well-known Harry Belafonte records? You like American Black Blues but not West Indian Black Calypso?

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

Bruce or Roger could probably corroborate this, but he had a massive (one of the largest ?) record collection, mostly old blues.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

I'm shocked that you did not know about Hite. Very famous west coast record collector. Unfortunately many of those 78s were broken in an earthquake out there. They fell right off the shelves. He went looking for records all the time while

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

I didn't know who Bob 'The Bear' Hite was, but I guessed that he was in Canned Heat. His Wikipedia article says: Canned Heat appeared on a November 1969 episode of Playboy After Dark.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Andrews Sisters records shows 5 songwriters, but not Waller.

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I have this as September 1951 release ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before re

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn (This record is a 10 for me. Any time I hear it I have to play it again. Sometimes 3 times.) 2-Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3-There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton Britt 4-Hold Ti

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ I guess Fats Waller wrote this, but I never heard it before. The version I'm familiar with is by the Andrews Sisters and definitely worth a listen IMO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjzr3x3WR4Q

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

And/or perhaps Bob 'The Bear' Hite for probably being the one that knew of the original.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Fats Waller 2- Amos Milburn 3- Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan( Music to watch the Depp/Heard trial by, baby!!) 4- Elton Britt( bonus points for the arpeggiotic ukelele!) 5- Henry Thomas( Too damn crude!! Thank you Blind Al Wilson

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton Bri

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Just wondering, do you penalize "The Star Spangled Banner" itself because the guy who wrote the song was a slave owner and the song is bullshit? It was not "The land of the free" if you were not white.

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 2. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 3. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 4. There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton BrittStone 5. Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitz

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 4. Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan 5. There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somew

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 2. Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan 3. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 4. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 5. There’s A Star Spangled Banner Wavin

Re: Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn 2. Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas 3. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - Fats Waller 4. Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan 5. There’s A Star Spangled Banner

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022 - Preliminary Round - Group 1

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

Group 1 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton Britt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwPRR2A3DN8 Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas https://www.youtube.com/watch/sYy716zmX

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 1 Hour ago by: DianeE

------------- That never occurred to me, probably because I know it wasn't me. What actually led me to make this request is that I was wondering what *year* the greatest number of winning songs came from. In particular, I now see tha

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Gee,I wonder who won those contests the most times? ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Which is why you don't keep mentioning it :) I repeat I did not see your original post until later. Perhaps it was delayed in getting here. Happens all the time. Especially with some of the American ones About 73 or 74 I think ROGER

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: RWC

My 'any other records?' post is date stamped Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 12:54:40 -0400; my 'so no other records' post is date stamped Date: Sun, 01 May 2022 14:20:07 -0400; that's an elapsed time of 25 hours; in the meantime your Review

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: RWC

after extracting 1. and 1- lines using plain text editor Notepad++ and tidying up with a bit of manual formatting: 1. Shufflin' The Blues - T-Bone Walker - 26 1. This I Know - Little Joe & The Thrillers - 32 1. Rich Woman - Li'l Millet

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

If Samp is deducting points for really stupid lyrics then a huge amount of our favorite 50's (and 60's) records to come are gonna get trashed.big time later More likely knowing how Samp seems to let things like the character of the l

Re: REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Hey Little Girl" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I rate that one a 7 too but IMO its the lesser of the 1951 versions ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.u

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

You may not have noticed but there's almost certainly a time difference (and possibly a quite substantial one) between where I live and where you live I didn't get to your post till you'd already answered it (wrongly BTW) ROGER FORD -

Re: Winners (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

And spread sheets can do this too... Feb 2019 FINAL RANKINGS 1. Shufflin' The Blues - T-Bone Walker - 26 2. Nothing But Love - Bobo Jenkins - 26 3. Fine And Mellow (Live) - Billie Holiday - 24 4. Work For My Baby - H-Bomb Ferg

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------------- Country music with a Latin Beat? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9W3U5BCjp8

Winners

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: DianeE

Has anyone kept a list of the monthly winners of the 1947-63 "Obscurities" tournament? I wish I had!

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- Musically, yes. You probably didn't notice the really stupid lyrics, which ruin it for me. But I agree it's better than a 2.

Re: REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Hey Little Girl" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ Don't forget the John Godfrey Trio!

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

You wish!

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

Keep dreaming.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

The remaining 5% annihilates 95% of 1947-1954 R&B for entertainment value - if R&B is not your religion.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

Indirectly, you did.

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

I didn't say that ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

Which is like 95% shite.

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: RWC

So there weren't any other such records. This highlights the big differences in style and content between so-called post-war black rock and roll (rockin' R&B) and mid-fifties+ white-teen-defined rock 'n' roll.

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

No different than country covers of "Sixty Minute Man" and "Teardrops From My Eyes."

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

No, he's saying that Western Swing, or any kind of country had no bearing on the "creation" of rock and roll from 1947-maybe 1949, and that any influence that any kind of country music had on rock and roll came in later years, starting ma

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: RWC

Ironically, a score by a wishful thinking revisionist, who cannot with authority, unlike a professional 50's rock 'n' roll musician (such as Jim), compare the detailed technical (note by note, etc) stylistic nature of music from differen

Pre-1947 Recordings Tournament - May 2022

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

ROGER Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIjtP538EU0 Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRamb2m5WYc So Glad You're Mine - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup h

Re: REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Hey Little Girl" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Serious omission from the 1951 Battle (tho the "Little Side Car" flip which Samp will no doubt get to later on) DID feature in said Battle and was also in the later Vocal Groups Encore Battle I prefer both the Roy Byrd and Billy Wright

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Haley & co managed 2 rounds with this one in the 1951 Battle R1 R2 2? TWO??? Ridiculous!! Sure it's not the best thing he ever did but IMO it is Haley's best of 1951 And a good 7 in these parts ROGER FORD ---------------------

REVIEW - The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Hey Little Girl" - APOLLO

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Bruce

The Larks (with Bobby Smith): "Hey Little Girl" - APOLLO 429; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-larks-with-bobby-smith-hey-little-girl-apollo-429/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0scmb9kh1w SPONTANEOUS LUNAC

Re: REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Bruce

Despite what revisionist writers have claimed, western swing didn’t influence rock’s creation in any way, shape or form and would probably never have even been noticed by rock ‘n’ roll had the genre remained exclusively black down

REVIEW - Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Bruce

Bill Haley & The Saddlemen: "Green Tree Boogie" - HOLIDAY 108; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/bill-haley-the-saddlemen-green-tree-boogie-holiday-108/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0a6ne_PqXI SPONTANEOUS LUN

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "Double Faced Deacon" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 19 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Well at least the Deacon made a double faced appearance in the 1951 Singles Battle :- R1 R2 Not quite as good as "V-8 Baby" but a 4 is unbecoming....worthy of a 7 to these ears ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" -

REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "Double Faced Deacon" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Tommy Brown: "Double Faced Deacon" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/tommy-brown-double-faced-deacon-savoy-813/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHcNCs2ZU48 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 4/10

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 22 Hours ago by: RWC

Perhaps a rare cross-over hit from post-war rockin' R&B to mid-fifties white-teen-defined Rock'n'Roll ? Roger, were there any other "staples on the London rock 'n' roll circuit" from "post-war rockin' R&B" ?

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- Don't forget he also bashed their first record, much to my dismay.

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

"racially sensitive Roger" .... ha ha that's a good one. There were a few that were OK---"Please Please Me" for one Right! Plus as I've explained time without number on here I was too hung up on 50's rock & roll stuff and old r&b and

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Not really tho I concede that their "Can't You Hear...." is better than the HH version but that isn't hard to do. I'm always amazed tho that Goldie & co were able to get away with such a blatant steal on their flipside tho And I was

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

We've done this dance many times before And the answer is always the same.....weak,weak,weak I heard it first by Goldie & Gingerbreads. I alwayts liked this catchy Jerry Allison song and the production ROGER FORD ---------------

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

You spelt "weakness" wrong Hardly "same period" since "When You Ask..." is from 1959 (only months after Holly's death) and "Teardrops Fall..." is from 1963---a totally different world with the UK now in the throes of Beatlemania ROGER

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

I think he just looked at most all of the white British bands as teeny bopper shit that was beneath him and his record collector buddies. But the thing is he likes plenty of white American acts, including the Four Seasons, who I think are

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 11 Hours ago by: RWC

Good question. Early 60s racially sensitive Roger might have been okay with the Crickets (and Gingerbreads?) because they were not local. I gather Roger did not even like early Beatles releases. I respect Roger's outlook on early 60s

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: DianeE

--------- Raj, do you like Goldie & The Gingerbreads?

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

I've always thought that HH sounded like a more popish Buddy Holly / Crickets. That's why I am so mystified by Roger's intense hate for the Hermits. The first time I heard "Can't You Hear My Heartbeat" on the radio in like 1972 I thought

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

Has a tame cuteness like Herman Hermits' "No Milk Today", "I'm In For Something Good"... For me, this same period Crickets recording is marginally better than both sides: The Crickets - When You Ask About Love https://www.youtube.com/wat

It WAS God That Made This Honky Tonk Angel

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Just found out from someone posting to the YT clip that Frances Alice Montgomery Landreneau.died in Mississippi on April 14. Better known to 50's music fans as "Al Montgomery" she was the woman who recorded ""Did God Make Honky Tonk Angel

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

That's what I have.

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtX1sUl2YXk That's Melvin Smith on vocals on this one BTW Originally from 1954,this was an absolutely HUGE seller for us at our store and became a staple on the London rock 'n' roll circuit for years.

Re: REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how Tommy fared with this in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 R3 Better than a measly 5......a 7 is more like it ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extr

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

A few years from now we’ll come across a group called The Nite Riders who were put together by bassist Doc Starkes. Their most remembered song was called Women And Cadillacs – which is nothing but THIS song with a new title, something

REVIEW - Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Tommy Brown: "V-8 Baby" - SAVOY 813; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/tommy-brown-v-8-baby-savoy-813/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?vEYBY24u2sM SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

No, it's just these first two. He thinks that the group members themselves preferred pop music to the gut bucket R&B That Atlantic wanted them to do, and that's why the first 2 Atlantic singles each had a popish styled ballad on the flip

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Bill B

We'll know he has a real problem if he similarly rates "Blue Velvet."

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's both songs as featured in the 1963 movie "Just For Fun" "My Little Girl" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w10t8kOtiA "Teardrops Fall Like Rain" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1tANkkwObY ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spa

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

It's just these first two Atlantic ballads.

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

Read the review.

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Seriously! What is his problem with the Clovers' ballads?

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Both sides = 7 ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Not according to Roger and me. Roger called it "really good" which I am guessing would be a 7 or maybe an 8. I've only got an 8 for "Peggy Sue" and I like the flip side better, a higher 8.

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

Samp REALLY Needs some Debrox if he's gonna compare this Clovers record to the fucking Ames Brothers, Gaylords and the Hill-fucking-toppers.

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how thiis flipside did in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 .....and in the 2012 Flipsides Battle R1 R2 ....and finally in the 2014 Vocal Groups Encore Battle R1 Draw #6......... El Rays were #152 in 1954 Clovers were #180 in 1

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

This is the last really good post-Holly Crickets single IMO and I'd certainly have voted for it where possible were it eligible . And llikewise for the similarly styled "Teardrops Fall Like Ran" flipside ROGER FORD ------------------

Re: My Little Girl - Crickets (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mark D.

"Done on the style of" is an awfully kind way of putting it. --md remove "xx" for email

REVIEW - The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Bruce

The Clovers" "Needless" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-clovers-needless-atlantic-944/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTZL1ojQuq8 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

My Little Girl - Crickets

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxEXLOiwXeE Was gonna put this in for June, but it won a battle in 1963. Done in their 1950s PEGGY SUE style.

Re: REVIEW - The Swallows "Since You've Been Away" - KING 4466 : AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

My favorite Swallows records of 1951 It Ain't The Meat Swallows - 9 Roll Roll Pretty Baby Swallows - 9 Dearest Swallows - 8 Will You Be Mine Swallows - 8 Eternally Swallows - 8 Tell Me Why Swallows - 8 Since You've Been Away

Re: REVIEW - The Clovers" "Fool, Fool, Fool" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how this Clovers did in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 .....and in the later 2012 Vocal Groups Battle R1 All I can say is........!!! HIGH I have it as a 9 but a very nine My favorite Clovers records of 19

REVIEW - The Clovers" "Fool, Fool, Fool" - ATLANTIC 944; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Bruce

REVIEW - Cecil Gant: "Owl Stew" - DECCA 48231; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Bruce

Cecil Gant: "Owl Stew" - DECCA 48231; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/cecil-gant-owl-stew-decca-48231/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hNrS9Pa_5c SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 7/10

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

---------- I know the feeling!

Re: REVIEW - The Swallows: "Wishing For You" - KING 4466; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Another one shot dealfor The Swallows in the 1951 Battle R1 It's a low 7 for me ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@b

Re: REVIEW_-_The_Swallows:_"Since_You’ve_Been_Away"_-_KING_4466;_AUGUST_1951 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

This Swallows only flew briefly in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 It's an 8 for me ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bb

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Thanks for all the info. I got the 1929 date from the YouTube info (or at least that it's included in the 1925-'29 collected works), but the recording certainly sounds like 1938. I knew the 1922 version, but I didn't think too many of us

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ It doesn't affect eligibility, but this is the 1938 Decca version. I don't know where the 1929 date comes from. Also it's just "My Daddy Rocks Me," no parenthetical phrase. The original version is from 1922 on Black Swan

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 22 Hours ago by: RWC

I'm not sayin' this is a contest winner but there *is* one record that sonically, etc, stands out from the crowd of 45 links/.mp3s - both the vocal and the attention grabbing instrumentation: Lil Johnson - Stavin' Chain (That Rockin' Sw

REVIEW - The Swallows: "Wishing For You" - KING 4466; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: Bruce

The Swallows: "Wishing For You" - KING 4466; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-swallows-wishing-for-you-king-4466/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVqgnprdgIo SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 4/10

REVIEW_-_The_Swallows:_"Since_You’ve_Been_Away"_-_

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: Bruce

The Swallows: "Since You’ve Been Away" - KING 4466; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/the-swallows-since-youve-been-away-king-4466/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQALtlJB6Ic SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 7/10

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

A song I never liked,"Tom Dooley" was played regularly on our radio and was a big hit in the Kingston Trio version (#5 in NME) buit even bigger in the local Lonnie Donegan cover (#3) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zon

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

It doesn't have to have been released on a record back then to be eligible. In the first ever contest in February of 2019 I nominated a Billie Holiday recording from a TV show that had not been released on a record. The Cagney is good as

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: RWC

Classic Americana perhaps, but it would not have reached the last 8 (or last 16?). If not released on a record in the 40s, Bill might as well take the opportunity to select a more competitive record (that he also personally likes?). Some

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: RWC

Yes, I don't know how well it did in February for Roger but your "Why Don't You Do Right - Lil Green" for me at least was one of the very best songs nominated for May.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

So essentially whoever was the boss there was a prude I guess. Was "Tom Dooley" banned, or was hanging okay, but paying for sex not okay?

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Sigh! We are talking here about the BBC who had the monopoly on UK radio and who would routinely ban records on any number of grounds with lyrics implying prostitution automatically registering very high on their "no no" list ROGER F

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- Last time we did this contest you professed your admiration for Chick Webb. I was hoping you'd nominate something by EF with the Chick Webb band, like "Rock It For Me, " "A-Tisket A-Tasket," "Wacky Dust," or "Tain't What Yo

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

Why not? Did they think that lots of their citizens did not know about them and they wanted to keep it that way?

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Of course there were---but you couldn't sing about them on radio ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk)

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Was this released on record at the time? I can't trace such a release either in USA or UK (tho it DID appear here in UK on a 45RPM in 1970) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bruce

Of course, there were no whores in the UK at that time.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

One of my favorite pop records of the era which I look forward to voting for wherever possible. The song was promptly banned here in UK of course not just for the use of "Coca-Cola" in the title but for the implied way the women in the

Re: REVIEW - Chuck Willis: "I Tried" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Chuck tried--and failed---with this one in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 Ditto ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bbluey

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Um, he's not the singer on this one. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

She forgot the e on the end of her name, it's Louise Jordan.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

Is there something you didn't tell us about Louis Jordan?

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Grr. Okay, sticking with my all-girl theme: Stone Cold Dead In The Market - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan(1946) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HlK96kSNt0 --md remove "xx" for email

REVIEW - Chuck Willis: "I Tried" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Bruce

Chuck Willis: "I Tried" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/chuck-willis-i-tried-okeh-6810/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-GrN05B8qQ SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Bruce

Give us a replacement please Mark.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Roger Ford

This was one of my nominations in the February contest ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please de

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: RWC

Apologies, there are two mp3 file name only errors in the list of .rar contents: 1. s/b Count Basie f. Lester Young - Lester Leaps In.mp3 2. s/b Amos Milburn - Down The Road Apiece.mp3

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- How did that get in there?

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ It does seem ridiculous that a classical viola player who never played or sang on any of his own records would anoint himself king. However, I have to say that I like a lot of his records from the late 1920s, especially th

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Never mind. I had to look it up tho to find out ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete s

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: RWC

Here's a link to a compressed .rar file (120 MB) that has 45 mp3s (derived from YouTube links) for the May pre-1947 nominations: https://app.box.com/s/a51x3z7dakqcagl9vzh4jvf0mtomzd08 it should take only a minute or so to download to a

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

I never heard anybody say that Boone was the King of anything, but Whiteman was known as the King of Jazz. In 1924 that record was considered to be jazz.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mark D.

In exactly the same way that Pat Boone was the King of Rock'n'Roll. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: REVIEW - Chuck Willis: "I Rule My House" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I give it a 7, possibly a low 8.

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

Paul Whiteman was the "King of Jazz."

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ But "Rhapsody In Blue" is not jazz, it's modern classical. Gershwin's best known work is an opera, "Porgy And Bess."

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

On Mon, 25 Apr 2022 09:01:10 -0700, Steve Mc <stevemc209@sbcglobal.net> wrote: If Steve had swapped his #1 with #2 and his #3 with #4, it would have been a 4-way tie.

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

He's right, you know!! If I flip flop my top two, Knoxville takes the prize outright, baby!!

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

Essentially "Roll 'Em Pete (Part 2)." On Mon, 25 Apr 2022 09:33:05 -0700 (PDT), Carl <cglasow5000@gmail.com> wrote: On Mon, 25 Apr 2022 11:40:40 -0700, Rick Schubert <rns@san.rr.com> wrote: I considered all 3 of these songs. It will

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

If anybody raised or lowered their vote on either of the 2 the results would have been different. Bill was no more responsible for anything than anybody else.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

I don't think that jazz EVER sounds like a symphony, but if any of it ever did, it would be the much older stuff like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGvuUOtHGkk Not anything from the 50s or later.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bill B

Did Chuck Berry describe your situation well, or did he describe your situation well: "I have no kick against modern jazz Unless they try to play it too darn fast And change the beauty of the melody Until they sound just like a symphony

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ I did, but I was talking about jazz in the 1950s era (and subsequent). I like a great deal of the music that was called jazz before bebop came along and took over.

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

Of the finalists I thought these two would come top but I could not predict the winner with any confidence. Yes, if it weren't for Bill, 'blues' McGhee would have won!

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Carl

I had the same feeling last month with your Pastels, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke nominations.

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Didn't you say you didn't like jazz? --md remove "xx" for email

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

You're full of surprises. --md remove "xx" for email

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Here's the arguably better original by Mr. Cohan himself https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyCxOKP_q7o --md remove "xx" for email

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

My Baby's Booging - Amos Milburn - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g767tqIXW0M The Gypsy - Ink Spots - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hchv5UekXxI Buzz Me - Louis Jordan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeQZxO8xEY4 Key To The H

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Great list. Wish it were mine. :( --md remove "xx" for email

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mark D.

I told myself there was no hurry to nominate, we had a whole week, and, sheesh, three of my short list got swiped in the mad dash: "Tll 'Em Pete," "Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)." and "Straighten Up And Fly Right". Plus a few others

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

Mine: Roll 'em - Meade Lux Lewis - 1940s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pAJEC_kcpc R. M. Blues - Roy Milton And His Solid Senders - 1945 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvALMMwXynI Swanee River Boogie - Albert Ammons And His Rhythm

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bill B

Basically, yes.

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

------- IOW, "It's got a good beat, you can dance to it." That's it?

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

----------- For all your complaints about synthesizers and electric drums, that's what you come up with?

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bill B

No, but it involves multiple steps and I was waiting until after my nap. The links are fine, even missing some video accompaniment.

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

I got the links for you. Check them. I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart- Patsy Montana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAYwYscqXJQ There’s A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere- Elton Britt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwPRR2

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

Did you forget how to get the links already?

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee - 26 1. Don't Go - Love Notes - 26 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers Well, I said this was gonna be really tight, and it certainly was. For the f

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Carl

Here's mine The Blues Jumped The Rabbit - 'Hot Lips' Page - 1944 - Commodore 593 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQdSyb2y1C0 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Louis Jordan - 1944 - Decca 8659 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7M4thNT

Re: MAY NOMINATIONS (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake (1929) https://www.youtube.com/watch/CiP0ZdalwU8 Bulldoze Blues - Henry Thomas (1928) https://www.youtube.com/watch/sYy716zmXcM See See Rider Blues - Bea Booze (1943) https://www.youtube.com/watch/JBC2C-nB7

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Okay,let's start the ball rolling with my pre-1947 May nominations! Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Cole Trio - 1944 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIjtP538EU0 Red Blues - Cootie Williams (vocal Eddie Vinson) - 1944 https://www.youtu

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 4. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters

Re: REVIEW - Doles Dickens: "Gonna Rock This Mornin'" - DECCA 48229; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Not bad,I have it as a 6 too I can't see Samp going for Dickens' next release though---an atrocious version of "I Only Have Eyes For You" ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I h

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. Don't Go - Love Notes 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

I like this one too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMIYGRy-jvE

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

It's the definition of toe tapping music.

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

"I dunno, I just like it" That about does it for me as well!! Je ne sais stinkin' quoi, baby!!

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 4. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Who? ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: DianeE

I do not get what the rest of you like so much about that Love Notes record. To me it's very ordinary, nothing outstanding about the song, the instrumentals, or the vocals. Each of the other records has something--or several somethings

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Bruce

What, no stop at the Marjorie Taylor Green Hearing?

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Carl

1. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. Don't Go - Love Notes 4. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Love Notes 2- Sticks McGhee 3- The Clovers 4- The Drifters The REAL top 10!! 1- "It's All Right"- Sam Cooke 2- "Now That I Have You"- The Willows 3- "Don't Go"- The Love Notes 4- "You Never Loved Me" - The Monotones 5- "Slow Dow

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Bill B

Re: REVIEW - Chuck Willis: "I Rule My House" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Sadly Chuck's rule in the 1951 Singles Battle wasn't very long R1 R2 One of his better Okehs IMO A good 7 ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Mark D.

Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters Don't Go - Love Notes --md remove "xx" for email

REVIEW - Chuck Willis: "I Rule My House" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Chuck Willis: "I Rule My House" - OKEH 6810; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/chuck-willis-i-rule-my-house-okeh-6810/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZIyX5AklPY SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 6/10

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Roger Ford

Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters Don't Go - Love Notes ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an e

REVIEW - Johnny Otis (with Linda Hopkins): "I'll Ask My Heart" -

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Johnny Otis (with Linda Hopkins): "I'll Ask My Heart" - SAVOY 812; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/johnny-otis-with-linda-clifford-ill-ask-my-heart-savoy-812/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QU41yPfHnw SPONTAN

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - FINAL FOUR (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. Don't Go - Love Notes 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

The FINAL FOUR is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJVCdSO90WM Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-96t0d-MK8 Don't

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Semi-Finals - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Steve and me. 1. Don't Go - Love Notes - 27 (6-4) 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers - 27 3. Beside My Love - Dubs - 24 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones - 22 Okay, we've kicked out the 2 ballads and kept the 2

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. Beside My Love - Dubs 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

Re: REVIEW - Doles Dickens: "Gonna Rock This Mornin'" - DECCA 48229; AUGUST 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

New to me, and pretty darn good. --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mark D.

Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers You Never Loved Me - The Monotones Don't Go - Love Notes Beside My Love - Dubs --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Beside My Love - Dubs 2. Don't Go - Love Notes 3. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

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Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 2. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 3. Beside My Love - Dubs 4. Don't Go - Love Notes Never much of a Monotones fan. But this is so much better than the Book Of Love.

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Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers You Never Loved Me - The Monotones Beside My Love - Dubs Don't Go - Love Notes ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-ma

REVIEW - Johnny Otis (with Linda Hopkins): "Warning Blues" - SAVOY

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bruce

Johnny Otis (with Linda Hopkins): "Warning Blues" - SAVOY 812; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/johnny-otis-with-linda-hopkins-warning-blues-savoy-812/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR0ndoEQzfE SPONTANEOUS LUN

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- The Love Notes 2- The Monotones 3- The Clovers 4- The Dubs

REVIEW - Doles Dickens: "Gonna Rock This Mornin'" - DECCA 48229;

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bruce

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 3. Beside My Love - Dubs 4. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bruce

DIANE 1. Beside My Love - Dubs 2. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 3. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 4. Don't Go - Love Notes

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. Beside My Love - Dubs 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Semi-Finals - Group 2

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Bruce

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Semi-Finals - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

The Pastels were so close yet So Far Away.

Re:_REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"I’ll_Be_Fai (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Not sure I'd give it quite that low a rating, but it certainly isn't good.

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKNGS - same as Jim and me. 1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee - 28 (6-4) 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters - 28 3. So Far Away - The Pastels - 27 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals - 17 Denis's first place rankin

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Posted: 23 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Sticks McGhee 2- The Pastels 3- The Drifters 4- The Royals

Re:_REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"I (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- No, I disagree. It's not terrible, and his voice is not as bad as you imply. It does sound like it was written for a group like the Orioles, though. This is certainly not my idea of a "1," which would be virtually unlis

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

That's only a half truth in my case. I like a great deal of individual artist R&R, and would vote for records in that genre over many vocal group records. But the opposition in these contests are generally not that genre and are dispropo

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Semi-Finals - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Carl

1. So Far Away - The Pastels 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 4. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

Re:_REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"I’ll_Be_Fai (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Bruce

Boy that is WEAK. He doesn't have the voice for a tender ballad. The song itself is pretty good, might be very good by a vocal group with a strong lead singer.

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Bruce

But there are also a couple of voters who will rarely ever rank a doo wop ballad above last place unless there are 2 or more of those in the same group. Last month's ELITE 8 had 4 doo wops, and the FINAL FOUR had 2 doo wops, and they did

Re: REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"I’ll_Be_Faithful_To_You"_-_ATLANTIC_943;_AUGUST_1951 (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Roger Ford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmX8lGdiVDU Few seconds silence glitch at the start Larry doesn't know why? (Some unkind folk might say that's the best part of the record :) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: DianeE

1-Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 2-So Far Away - The Pastels 3-I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 4-Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Mark D.

So Far Away - The Pastels Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Mark D.

Not a surprise. Since two of the voters will rank almost any vocal group record above any other genre, the vocal groups have an automatic 2-6 point edge. That's big, particularly because a lot of round 2 is decided by just a point or two

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Semi-Finals - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. So Far Away - The Pastels 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Roger Ford

Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters So Far Away - The Pastels ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bill B

REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"I’ll_Be_Faithfu

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis: "I’ll Be Faithful To You" - ATLANTIC 943; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/jimmy-baby-face-lewis-ill-be-faithful-to-you-atlantic-943/ NOT ON YOUTUBE SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 1/10

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Group 1 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJVCdSO90WM Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-96t0d-MK8 So Far Away - T

Re: The May Tournament.......... (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

Here are the songs that were used in February: Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Autry, Gene - Bye Bye Cherry Basie, Count - Topsy Big Maceo - Things Have Changed Blues Woman - Voo It Voo It Broonzy, Big Bill - All By Myself Cal

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

Prelims: 26 out of 45 = 57.8% Round 1: 17 out of 32 = 53.1% Round 2: 9 out of 16 = 56.3% Round 3: 7 out of 8 = 87.5%

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

Look at this, 7 out of 8 are Doo Wops.

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

You Never Loved Me - The Monotones (Diane) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v>9EI_LDGUw Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee (Roger) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJVCdSO90WM So Far Away - The Pastels (Mark) https://www.youtube.com

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Beside My Love - Dubs - 28 2. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals - 25 3. It's All Right - Sam Cooke - 24 4. Slow Down Baby - Willie C - 23 Brucie G's Willie C was in good shape with 2 ballots remaining, but it finished

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Carl

1. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 2. Beside My Love - Dubs 3. It’s All Right - Sam Cooke 4. Slow Down Baby - Willie C

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mark D.

It’s All Right - Sam Cooke I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals Slow Down Baby - Willie C Beside My Love - Dubs --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- Sam Cooke 2- Willie C. 3- The Dubs 4- The Royals

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Beside My Love - Dubs 2. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 3. It's All Right - Sam Cooke 4. Slow Down Baby - Willie C

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Beside My Love - Dubs 2. Slow Down Baby - Willie C 3. It’s All Right - Sam Cooke 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

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Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

Another excellent group today, where it's painful to put anything in 3rd or 4th place! 1-Beside My Love - Dubs 2-I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 3-Slow Down Baby - Willie C 4-It’s All Right - Sam Cooke

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 4 (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: Steve Mc

1. Slow Down Baby - Willie C 2. It’s All Right - Sam Cooke 3. Beside My Love - Dubs 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

REVIEW_-_Jimmy_"Baby_Face"_Lewis:_"Let’s_Get_Toget

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Bruce

Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis: "Let’s Get Together And Make Some Love" - ATLANTIC 943; AUGUST 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/jimmy-baby-face-lewis-lets-get-together-and-make-some-love-atlantic-943/ Youtube - https://youtu.be/O4_IJzJ

Re: The May Tournament.......... (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Thanks! ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Roger Ford

I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals Beside My Love - Dubs Slow Down Baby - Willie C It's All Right - Sam Cooke ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Slow Down Baby - Willie C 2. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 3. It’s All Right - Sam Cooke 4. Beside My Love - Dubs

Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 4

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 4 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. It’s All Right - Sam Cooke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pst31-iNecs I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3Hy57bGPQ8 Beside My Love - Du

Re: The May Tournament.......... (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Bruce

yes

The May Tournament..........

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Posted: 25 Days 7 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

...........is gonna be another all pre-1947 deal like February was,right? ? ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Look what a very good condition UK 45RPM release of this one (on London label here) sold for---TWELVE years ago! (probably fetch DOUBLE that today!) https://www.popsike.com/THE-DRIFTERS-SOLDIER-OF-FORTUNE-LONDON-45/290410924746.html (

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS 1. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters - 27 2. Don't Go - Love Notes - 26 3. Flames In My Heart - The Channels - 24 4. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles - 23 Diane's Drifters win the group, giving her a second entry in the ELIT

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. Flames In My Heart - The Channels

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Posted: 25 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

Jim never voted.

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bruce

Nope.

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: RWC

Apart from criticizing the purchaser for their alleged lack of taste in music, what might be one or more sound (ha ha) reasons for investing in, or collecting, this particular record for $1000? Might the purchaser not be a collector, bu

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------- These links don't work.

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Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: Carl

1. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 2. Flames In My Heart - The Channels 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. Don't Go - Love Notes

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Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- The Love Notes 2- The Drifters 3- The Channels 4- Ray Charles

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Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Flames In My Heart - The Channels 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Mark D.

The Danger Zone - Ray Charles Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters Flames In My Heart - The Channels Don't Go - Love Notes --md remove "xx" for email

Re: REVIEW - FROM THE VAULT: Amos Milburn" "Nickle Plated Baby" - ALADDIN UNRELEASED; 1948 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Yes I have it recorded at a 10-song session April 26 1947 at Radio Recorders in L.A. ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabu

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 3 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: DianeE

1-Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 2-Flames In My Heart - The Channels 3-The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 4-Don't Go - Love Notes

Re: REVIEW - FROM THE VAULT: Amos Milburn" "Nickle Plated Baby" - (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: DianeE

--------- Also the info I have is that it was recorded in L.A. in April 1947.

Re: REVIEW - FROM THE VAULT: Amos Milburn" "Nickle Plated Baby" - (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bruce

Samp spelled nickel wrong.

REVIEW - FROM THE VAULT: Amos Milburn" "Nickle Plated Baby" - ALADDIN

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bruce

FROM THE VAULT: Amos Milburn" "Nickle Plated Baby" - ALADDIN UNRELEASED; 1948 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/from-the-vault-amos-milburn-nickle-plated-baby/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwwfXhsLUuc SPONTANEOUS LUNACY V

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 3. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 4. Flames In My Heart - The Channels

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bill B

REVIEW - Floyd Dixon: "Do I Love You" - ALADDIN 3101; JULY 1951

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bruce

Floyd Dixon: "Do I Love You" - ALADDIN 3101; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/floyd-dixon-do-i-love-you-aladdin-3101/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRNOccKofhU SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Flames In My Heart - The Channels The Danger Zone - Ray Charles Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters Don't Go - Love Notes ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an ex

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Don't Go - Love Notes 2. Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters 3. Flames In My Heart - The Channels 4. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles

Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 3

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 3 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. Flames In My Heart - The Channels https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si0sRCB5s6s Soldier Of Fortune - The Drifters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-96t0d-MK8 The Danger Zone

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Carl & Bill 1. So Far Away - The Pastels - 28 (3 first place) 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers - 28 (2 first place) 3. Now That I Have You - The Willows - 23 4. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red - 21 Mark's Pastels w

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. Now That I Have You - The Willows

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- The Willows 2- The Clovers 3- The Pastels 4- Tampa Red

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

So Far Away - The Pastels Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red Now That I Have You - The Willows --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. So Far Away - The Pastels 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. Now That I Have You - The Willows 4. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 2. Now That I Have You - The Willows 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: DianeE

1-Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 2-So Far Away - The Pastels 3-Now That I Have You - The Willow4-Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers

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Posted: 27 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers Now That I Have You - The Willows So Far Away - The Pastels Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" i

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Posted: 27 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 2. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers 3. So Far Away - The Pastels 4. Now That I Have You - The Willows

REVIEW - Floyd Dixon: "Time And Place" - ALADDIN 3101; JULY 1951

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Posted: 27 Days ago by: Bruce

Floyd Dixon: "Time And Place" - ALADDIN 3101; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/floyd-dixon-time-and-place-aladdin-3101/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MFAfVwUy64 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Now That I Have You - The Willows 2. So Far Away - The Pastels 3. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 4. Hey Doll Baby - The Clovers

Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 2

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Posted: 27 Days ago by: Bruce

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

You and me both! Never heard it before and never will again AWFUL!! ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.u

Re: REVIEW - Jackie Brenston: "Independent Woman" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Yup! It's the REAL Brenston this time out----but he doesn't do nearly as well in the 1951 Singles Battle as the dreaded impostor from yesterday :) R1 More like a 7 methinks ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bruce

BILLY 'RED' LOVE Born Milton Morse Love, 8 December 1929, Memphis, Tennesssee Died 2 May 1975, Colorado Springs, Colorado Singer / pianist / songwriter / arranger. Until recently, very little information was available about Billy 'Red' L

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's a pretty good piece on Billy Love https://tims.blackcat.nl/messages/billy_red_love.htm His best record under his own name IMO "Drop Top" from 1952 recorded at 706 Union and leased to Chess https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9fp0

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I only got about 30 seconds into side one before I shut it off.

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: Bruce

https://www.ebay.com/itm/373987112946?hash=item57135e77f2:g:izAAAOSwMf9iOSBz Amazing huh? Both sides are shit IMO.

Re: My friend just sold this for over $1,000 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Somebody paid a grand for that drivel? Why do so many collectors have puerile tastes?

My friend just sold this for over $1,000

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: Bruce

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDlj_LmLtKM

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------- It's not true that I "don't like anything by Betty Lavette," as detailed in the post I just made.

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: DianeE

------------ First of all, I do like her records from the 1960s--in fact, I bought "He Made A Woman Out Of Me" when it came out (on the Silver Fox label). Second, I am not, nor am I pretending to be, a music critic. If I were, I woul

REVIEW - Jackie Brenston: "Independent Woman" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951

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Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bruce

Jackie Brenston: "Independent Woman" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/jackie-brenston-independent-woman-chess-1472/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn1jCXAUFko SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 5/10

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bruce

Here's part of the review: The scenario being laid out might justify the frenzied vocals as Love is aiming to get Juiced, preferably as fast as possible. Unlike the laid back joyride of the record that inspired this, here it sounds like

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Seriously? I always thought it was a good record.

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Then she also mustn't like anything by Howard Tate or LaVern Baker. Fred was their lawyer too.

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

It doesn't mean "EVERYTHING" that you can hear must matter. It means that ONLY things you can hear CAN matter. Which of those things that can be heard matter or don't matter is up to the listener. Nothing else matters, including.... Wh

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bill B

That would include lyrics, no?

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bruce

I thought you were one of the people here who doesn't agree with.... ALL THAT MATTERS IS WHAT'S COMING OUT OF THE SPEAKERS For instance you don't like anything by Betty Lavette because of her association with Wilhelms.

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: DianeE

-----------I couldn't agree with you more. If you're going to be a *music* critic you have to put aside your personal feelings about the artist--certainly about the producer, or the record company! Incidentally, Google is not helping m

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

Okay!!! That's three straight "sameazzies" for me!!! Got to be a record, baby!!!

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 1 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Dennis 1. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones - 28 2. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee - 26 (3 first place) 3. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith - 26 (2 first place) 4. Gotta Travel On- B

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mark D.

(Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee You Never Loved Me - The Monotones Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: Carl

1. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 2. Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer 3. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith 4. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 3. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith 4. Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 2. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith 3. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 4. Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer

Re: REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how "Juiced" flowed in the 1951 Singles Battle R1 R2 R3 R4 Samp's tirades against the business practices and ethics prevalent in the record industry at this time are getting more and more frequent and are beginning to really irr

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: DianeE

1-You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 2-Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer 3-Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 4-(Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- The Monotones 2- Sticks McGhee 3- Huey Smith 4- Billy Grammer

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Roger Ford

Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith You Never Loved Me - The Monotones Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith 2. Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer 3. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

REVIEW - Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Bruce

Billy Love (as Jackie Brenston): "Juiced" - CHESS 1472; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/billy-love-as-jackie-brenston-juiced-chess-1472/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERPTnynRx34 SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 2/

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee 2. (Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas) and The Sinus Blues - Huey Smith 3. Gotta Travel On- Billy Grammer 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 2 - Group 1

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Posted: 28 Days ago by: Bruce

Group 1 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v>9EI_LDGUw Double Crossin' Liquor - Sticks McGhee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJVCdSO90WM Gotta Travel On

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 1 - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

That's better! ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblueyonder.co.uk) Please delete same before responding.Thank you!

Re: REVIEW - Big John Greer: "Big Rock" - RCA 22-0137; JULY 1951 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

LOL!! Hey Ken,you know what they say about "great minds".....................:) ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I have added an extra "b" in my e-mail address (mariabus@bblue

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Posted: 28 Days 9 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

This eBay seller has included a complete clip of the number in his sale page https://www.ebay.com/itm/224861149299 Pretty ordinary sax instrumental - a 4 probably ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwan

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Posted: 28 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Whiton

*-* On Mon, 18 Apr 2022, at 17:57:19 -0700 (PDT), *-* In Article <7f83edc8-e972-4ef1-b0b0-120bc18cee99n@googlegroups.com>, *-* Bruce wrote *-* About REVIEW - Big John Greer: "Big Rock" - RCA 22-0137; JULY 1951 It can be heard here

REVIEW - Big John Greer: "Big Rock" - RCA 22-0137; JULY 1951

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: Bruce

Big John Greer: "Big Rock" - RCA 22-0137; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/big-john-greer-big-rock-rca-22-0137/ NOT ON YOUTUBE SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 3/10

Re: REVIEW - Larry Darnell & Mary Lou Greene: "Do You Love Me, Baby" (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------------- A hokey record. Best part is the break. It's a 3 for me.

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 1 - Group 8 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

So Far Away - The Pastels (Mark) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0Rrvzdnvp4 Beside My Love - Dubs (Rick) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qrJDHaB_lo Don't Go - Love Notes (Steve) https://www.youtube.com/watch/tfHV6tYBieA Hey

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Ford & Rowan 1. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones - 30 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles - 25 3. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor - 23 4. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys - 22 Diane's Monotones win the group a

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

1- The Monotones 2- Ray Charles 3-Snooky Pryor 4- The Five Keys

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Posted: 29 Days ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor 2. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 3. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 4. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys

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Posted: 29 Days ago by: Carl

1. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 3. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 4. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor

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Posted: 29 Days ago by: Bill B

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Posted: 29 Days ago by: DianeE

1-You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 2-Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor 3-The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 4-Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys

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Posted: 29 Days ago by: Steve Mc

1. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 3. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 4. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mark D.

The Danger Zone - Ray Charles You Never Loved Me - The Monotones Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Roger Ford

You Never Loved Me - The Monotones The Danger Zone - Ray Charles Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Free Zone" - to combat unwanted automatic spamming I hav

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Rick Schubert

1. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones 2. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys 3. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor 4. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles

REVIEW - Larry Darnell & Mary Lou Greene: "Do You Love Me, Baby" -

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Larry Darnell & Mary Lou Greene: "Do You Love Me, Baby" - REGAL 3328; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/larry-darnell-mary-lou-greene-do-you-love-me-baby-regal-3328/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQElQ9pW5u0 SPON

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

MY RANKINGS 1. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - The Five Keys 2. The Danger Zone - Ray Charles 3. Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor 4. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bruce

Group 8 is now open. Please rank these from best to worst. You Never Loved Me - The Monotones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v>9EI_LDGUw The Danger Zone - Ray Charles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v1TqDm8u0c Be Anything (But Be Mine)

Re: REVIEW - Goree Carter: "I've Got News For You" - CORAL 65058; (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: DianeE

-------- Too bad you don't vote.

Alan Freed bio

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Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I'm re-reading John J. Jackson's BIG BEAT HEAT: ALAN FREED AND THE EARLY YEARS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL. The author claims that on September 7, 1954--his first night on the air at WINS--Freed played Varetta Dillard's "Johnny Has Gone.." I seriously

REVIEW - Billy Wright: "Gotta Find My Baby" - SAVOY 810; JULY 1951

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bruce

Billy Wright: "Gotta Find My Baby" - SAVOY 810; JULY 1951 https://www.spontaneouslunacy.net/billy-wright-gotta-find-my-baby-savoy-810/ YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFYxi4GOSNc SPONTANEOUS LUNACY VERDICT: 6/10

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dean F.

Agreed.

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dean F.

I can agree with that.

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

There are all very close, but I've got: 1. Longhair - 7 2. Roosevelt Lee - 7 3. Larks - 7 4. John Godfrey Trio - 7 5. Paul Gayten - 7 6. Billy Wright - 6

Re: Obscure 1950s Era Recordings - April 2022 - Round 1 - Group 7 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bruce

FINAL RANKINGS - same as Carl 1. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals - 29 2. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red - 28 3. It's Too Late Brother - Little Walter - 23 4. Nit Wit - L. C. McKinley - 20 Carl's Royals storm back and win the group. It w

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Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Here's how Billy performed with his version in the 1951 Singles Battle (Eagle eyed readers will possibly note that label copy was much harder to come by in 2008 than it is now :) R1 R2 It's a 7 for me too but the Roy Byrd (Professor

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Posted: 29 Days 18 Hours ago by: Roger Ford

Sorry I'm late. Out all day visiting step daughter over in Kent I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals Nit Wit - L. C. McKinley It's Too Late Brother - Little Walter Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red ROGER FORD ----------------------- "Spam Fr

Art Rupe obituary--a good read

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: DianeE

Art Rupe, Who Brought Rhythm and Blues to the Mainstream, Dies at 104 By William Grimes April 16, 2022 Art Rupe, the founder of Specialty Records, an innovative independent label based in Los Angeles that brought rhythm and blues into

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Posted: 29 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dennis C from Tennes

I don't really like any of these and the ordering is pretty much arbitrary. :-) I agree! A muddling of the middling to be sure, Billy baby!!

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Posted: 29 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rick Schubert

1. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 2. Nit Wit - L. C. McKinley 3. It's Too Late Brother - Little Walter 4. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mark D.

One of us must be living in Bizarro World. :) --md remove "xx" for email

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carl

1. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals 2. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 3. It's Too Late Brother - Little Walter 4. Nit Wit - L. C. McKinley

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jim Colegrove

1. Midnight Boogie - Tampa Red 2. Nit Wit - L. C. McKinley 3. It's Too Late Brother - Little Walter 4. I'll Never Let Her Go - The Royals

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