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Wynonie Harris Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)

Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)

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Wynonie Harris: Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)

(2001/Proper) 81 tracks


Harris, Wynonie - Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box) CD 1
1: Hurry, Hurry
2: Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well
3: Around The Clock (part 1)
4: Around The Clock (part 2)
5: Cock-A-Doodle-Doo
6: Yonder Goes My Baby
7: Wynonie's Blues
8: Here Comes The Blues
9: Straighten Him Out
10: Young Man's Blues
11: Baby Look At You
12: She's Gone With The Wind
13: Somebody Changed The Lock On My Door
14: That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch
15: I Gotta Lyin' Woman
16: Rebecca's Blues
17: Everybody's Boogie
18: Time To Change Your Town
19: I Gotta Lyin' Woman (alt. take)
20: Everybody's Boogie (alt. take)
Harris, Wynonie - Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box) CD 2
1: Playful Baby
2: Take Me Out Of The Rain
3: Papa Tree Top
4: Young And Wild
5: Good Morning Corinne
6: Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (part 1)
7: Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (part 2)
8: In The Evenin' Blues
9: Dig This Boogie
10: Lightnin' Struck The Poor House
11: My Baby's Barrel House
12: Drinkin' By Myself
13: Mr. Blues Jumped The Rabbit
14: Rugged Road
15: Come Back, Baby
16: Whiskey And Jelly-Roll-Blues
17: You Got To Get Yourself A Job, Girl
18: Hard Ridin' Mama
19: Big City Blues
20: Ghost Of A Chance
Harris, Wynonie - Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box) CD 3
1: Battle Of The Blues (part 1)
2: Battle Of The Blues (part 2)
3: Goin' Home
4: Blues
5: Love Is Like Rain
6: Rose Get Your Glothes
7: Wynonie's Boogie
8: Your Money Don't Mean A Thing
9: Good Morning Mr. Blues
10: Blow Your Brains Out
11: Blowin' To California
12: Crazy Love
13: From Bad To Good Blues
14: Bite Again, Bite Again
15: Good Rockin' Tonight
16: Lollipop Mama
17: I Believe I'll Fall In Love
18: Grandma Plays The Numbers
19: She Just Won't Sell No More
20: I Want My Fanny Brown
Harris, Wynonie - Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box) CD 4
1: I Feel That Old Age Coming On
2: Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
3: All She Wants To Do Is Rock
4: I Can't Take It No More
5: Sittin' On It All The Time
6: I Like My Baby's Pudding
7: Triflin' Woman
8: Baby, Shame On You
9: Rock Mr. Blues
10: Stormy Night Blues
11: Good Morning Judge
12: Be Mine My Love
13: Mr. Blues Is Coming To Town
14: I Want To Love You Baby
15: Put It Back
16: Oh Babe
17: Teardrops From My Eyes
18: A Love Untrue
19: Triflin' Woman
20: Man, Have I Got Troubles
21: Confessin' The Blues


Artikeleigenschaften von Wynonie Harris: Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)

  • Interpret: Wynonie Harris

  • Albumtitel: Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre R&B / Soul
  • Music Style Rhythm 'n' Blues / R&B
  • Music Sub-Genre 930 Rhythm 'n' Blues
  • Title Rockin' The Blues (4-CD Box)
  • Release date 2001
  • Label PROPER

  • SubGenre R&B Music - General

  • EAN: 0604988992021

  • weight in Kg 0.470

Artist description "Harris, Wynonie"

Wynonie Harris


Wynonie Harris

Shake That Thing

(Wynonie Harris)

King 4716


Top rival to Big Joe Turner in the blues shouting sweepstakes, Wynonie Harris had an ego as big as his voice and a string of jumping hits for Cincinnati-based King Records that were a direct harbinger of the rock and roll revolution to come.

The Omaha product was born August 24, 1913 and got into show business as a dancer before shifting his focus to singing. He belted the blues in Omaha during the second half of the '30s, then relocated to L.A. in 1940, where he starred at the prestigious Club Alabam on Central Avenue and was tagged with the nickname 'Mr. Blues.' Harris joined Lucky Millinder's big band in 1944 as one of its resident vocalists and cut his first sides with them but was back on his own by year's end. He cut for Philo and Apollo in 1945, scoring two hits for the latter, and Bullet and Aladdin in '46. Then Syd Nathan inked him to King Records in 1947 and Wynonie's fortunes took off for the moon.

Harris turned Roy Brown down flat when the young singer offered him Good Rockin' Tonight but had no qualms about covering Brown's DeLuxe version, which gave Wynonie his first #1 R&B smash. Hits came fast and heavy after that, many reflecting Wynonie's ribald persona: Lolly Pop Mama, the '49 chart-topper All She Wants To Do Is Rock and its flip I Want My Fanny Brown, Sittin' On It All The Time, I Like My Baby's Pudding, and Good Morning Judge in 1950, the country-rooted Bloodshot Eyes in '51, and the lyrically surreal Lovin' Machine the next year.

Seldom using guitar in a prominent role, Harris made a rare exception on Shake That Thing, a salacious ditty cut April 14, 1954 at King's Cincy in-house studio with pianist Sonny Thompson's band (anchored by bassist James Royal and drummer Philip Paul). Kansas City guitarist Clarence 'Sonny' Kenner glides into a twangy break that greatly enhances the leering number, which Wynonie claimed to have written even though it went all the way back to 1925 and banjo-playing songster Papa Charlie Jackson.

Like most of his postwar R&B peers, Harris couldn't weather the rock 'n' roll storm. His fall from grace wasn't pretty. Later singles for Atco, King again, and Roulette were mere shadows of Wynonie's former lusty output, and a '64 Chess date was shelved. Throat cancer killed Mr. Blues on June 14, 1969 in L.A.

Bill Dahl aus PLUG IT IN! TURN IT UP! Electric Blues 1939-2005 - The Definitive Collection! - "Plug It In! Turn It Up! - Electric Blues 1939 - 2005" auf Bear Family Records hat bei den Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tenneessee, am 9. Mai den prestigetraechtigen Preis in der Kategorie 'Bestes historisches Album' erhalten. Die einzigartige, 12-teilige CD-Dokumentation vermittelt erstmals einen umfassenden Blick auf die Geschichte dieses bedeutsamen Genres, unabhaengig von Grenzen, die einzelne Plattenfirmen aufzeigen. Unser Autor Bill Dahl aus Chicago war vor Ort und nahm den Preis vor etwa 1.300 Bluesmusikern, Journalisten und Fans entgegen. Die Blues Music Awards, die alljaehrlich in Memphis fuer die besten Blues-Veroeffentlichungen verliehen werden, gelten als wichtigste Auszeichnung weltweit und werden auch als 'Oscars des Blues' bezeichnet..

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