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DELTA RHYTHM BOYS Radio, Gimme Some Jive - Performances 1941-45

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(1941-45) (78:13/29) Drei CDs von einer der interessantesten schwarzen Vocal... more

DELTA RHYTHM BOYS: Radio, Gimme Some Jive - Performances 1941-45

(1941-45) (78:13/29) Drei CDs von einer der interessantesten schwarzen Vocal Groups, die eine Brücke zwischen Gospel und Jazz schlugen. Die ersten beiden CDs bringen ihre regulären Aufnahmen, CD #3 ist eine Zusammenstellung extrem seltener Radiomitschnitte / three albums from one of the most fascinating black vocal groups. They were closing the gap between gospel and jazz vocals. The first two albums are a collection of their regular recordings; CD #3 is bringing you rare radio recordings in mostly great quality.

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  • Interpret: DELTA RHYTHM BOYS

  • Album titlle: Radio, Gimme Some Jive - Performances 1941-45

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Label DEEJAY

  • Price code VCD3
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  • EAN: 4001043551104

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Delta Rhythm Boys, The - Radio, Gimme Some Jive - Performances 1941-45 CD 1
01 A-Sittin' & A-Rockin' DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
02 One O'Clock Jump DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
03 I'm Beginning To See The Light DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
04 Jersey Bounce DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
05 Are You For It? DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
06 St.Louis Blues DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
07 Stardust DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
08 Get On Board Litte Children DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
09 Texas Polka DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
10 Hey, John DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
11 Snoqualime Jo Jo DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
12 My Sacrefies DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
13 Darktown Strutter's Ball DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
14 Dry Bones DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
15 Jack You're Playin' The Game DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
16 Just A-Sittin' & A-Rockin' DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
17 Rigoletto Blues DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
18 Snoqualomie Jo Jo DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
19 Take The 'A' Train DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
20 The More I Got Out With Somebody Else DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
21 Give Me Some Skin DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
22 I'm Beginning To See The Light DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
23 Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
24 Shoe Shoe Baby DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
25 Paper Doll DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
26 How High The Moon DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
27 East Of The Sun DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
28 Every Time We Say Goodbye DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
29 Bugle Boogie DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
The Delta Rhythm Boys The Delta Rhythm Boys If You See The Tears In My Eyes 17 years... more
"DELTA RHYTHM BOYS"

The Delta Rhythm Boys

The Delta Rhythm Boys

If You See The Tears In My Eyes

17 years after they formed on the campus of Langston University in Oklahoma, The Delta Rhythm Boys were staying as contemporary as possible. Their booming bass singer, Lee Gaines, was the heaviest influence of all on The Ravens' Jimmy Ricks and was no less potent now than when the group made its first recording for Decca in 1940, or when they appeared in the wartime film musical 'Follow The Boys.'

Despite releasing plenty of platters, hit shellac wasn't really The Delta Rhythm Boys' forte. They only cracked the R&B charts once, when their Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' hit in 1946 on Decca (it's aboard our previous volume). But Gaines, fellow group founder and second tenor Traverse Crawford, first tenor Carl Jones, and baritone Kelsey Pharr were familiar stars of radio, stage and screen, and labels kept lining up to record them. After a stint on RCA Victor, the Deltas switched over to the relatively new Atlantic label before the end of 1949, the same year the quartet made its first tour of Europe.

If You See The Tears In My Eyes, written by the prolific Joe Thomas and Howard Biggs (they would pen Big John Greer's '52 hit Got You On My Mind on RCA Victor), had originally been released in October of 1949 by The Beavers on Coral. The Delta Rhythm Boys covered it in January of '50. Their manager was Paul Kapp; his brother Dave, Decca's vice-president of A&R, had signed The Beavers to Coral, so that may have had something to do with how the song found its way to the Deltas.

Although they kept on recording for American labels for much of the 1950s - Decca, Mercury, RCA Victor - The Delta Rhythm Boys found European audiences more receptive (they also made records for European consumption), and they relocated there. Pharr died in Honolulu in 1960 following a Japanese tour (Hugh Bryant took over his spot) and Jones was replaced by Herb Coleman, but the Deltas kept on working through all the personnel changes until Gaines died July 15, 1987 in his adopted home of Helsinki, Finland.

Bill Dahl

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Tracklist
Delta Rhythm Boys, The - Radio, Gimme Some Jive - Performances 1941-45 CD 1
01 A-Sittin' & A-Rockin'
02 One O'Clock Jump
03 I'm Beginning To See The Light
04 Jersey Bounce
05 Are You For It?
06 St.Louis Blues
07 Stardust
08 Get On Board Litte Children
09 Texas Polka
10 Hey, John
11 Snoqualime Jo Jo
12 My Sacrefies
13 Darktown Strutter's Ball
14 Dry Bones
15 Jack You're Playin' The Game
16 Just A-Sittin' & A-Rockin'
17 Rigoletto Blues
18 Snoqualomie Jo Jo
19 Take The 'A' Train
20 The More I Got Out With Somebody Else
21 Give Me Some Skin
22 I'm Beginning To See The Light
23 Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
24 Shoe Shoe Baby
25 Paper Doll
26 How High The Moon
27 East Of The Sun
28 Every Time We Say Goodbye
29 Bugle Boogie