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Jimmy Witherspoon Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)

Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)
 
 
 

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Jimmy Witherspoon: Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)

(1945-53) (297:40/108)
 

Songs

Jimmy Witherspoon - Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD) Medium 1
1: Confessing The Blues  
2: Hard-Working Man's Blues  
3: Shipyard Woman Blues  
4: Ernestine  
5: Roll On, Katy  
6: Voodoo Woman Blues  
7: I Want A Little Girl  
8: Have You Ever Loved A Woman  
9: Gone With The Blues  
10: Wandering Gal Blues  
11: Hey Mr Landlord  
12: Hey Mr Landlord (alt.)  
13: Cain River Blues  
14: How I Hate To See Xmas Come Around  
15: Third Floor Blues  
16: Money's Getting Cheaper  
17: Times Gettin' Tougher Than Tough (alt.)  
18: Skid Row Blues  
19: How Long  
20: Ain't Nobody's Business (part 1)  
21: Ain't Nobody's Business (part 2)  
22: Back Water Blues  
23: Frogimore Blues  
24: Frogimore Blues (alt.)  
25: In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down  
26: In The Evening (alt.)  
Jimmy Witherspoon - Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD) Medium 2
1: Wee Baby Blues  
2: Six-Foot-Two Blues  
3: How You Gonna Act  
4: Money Eyes Woman  
5: Spoon Calls Hootie  
6: Destruction Blues  
7: Call My Baby  
8: The New Look  
9: Big Heart  
10: Drunk Broke And Hungry  
11: Big Eyes Blues  
12: Funny Style Baby  
13: Cold Blooded Boogie  
14: Lush Head Woman  
15: Long About Dawn  
16: Miss Clawdy B  
17: Thelma Lee Blues  
18: Pinocchio Blues  
19: Your Red Wagon  
20: Sweet Lovin' Baby  
21: Geneva Blues  
22: Feelin' So Sad  
23: Same Old Blues  
24: I Love You Just The Same  
25: Jump Children  
26: Take Me Back Baby  
Jimmy Witherspoon - Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD) Medium 3
1: Who's Been Jivin' You  
2: Rain, Rain, Rain  
3: When I Had My Money  
4: Doctor Blues  
5: Big Fine Girl  
6: No Rollin' Blues  
7: Drinkin' Beer (Have A Ball)  
8: Better Love Next Time (part 1)  
9: Better Love Next Time (part 2)  
10: Don't Ever Move A Woman Into Your House  
11: Hard Workin' Blues  
12: Failing By Degrees  
13: New Orleans Woman  
14: I'm Goin' Around In Circles  
15: Just A Country Boy  
16: There Ain't Nothin' Better  
17: Love And Friendship  
18: Once There Lived A Fool  
19: I'm Just Wonderin' (part 1)  
20: I'm Just Wonderin' (part 2)  
21: I'm Just A Ladies Man  
22: You Can't Kiss A Dream Goodnight  
23: Pratice What You Preach  
24: I Gotta Gal Lives Up On The Hill  
25: Ain't Nobody's Business  
26: Real Ugly Woman  
27: Give My Heart Another Break  
Jimmy Witherspoon - Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD) Medium 4
1: Would My Baby Make A Change  
2: The Wind Is Blowin'  
3: Love My Baby  
4: Baby Baby  
5: Slow Your Speed  
6: Foolish Prayer  
7: Lucille  
8: Blues In Trouble  
9: Two Little Girls  
10: One Fine Gal  
11: Don't Tell Me Now  
12: Corn Whiskey  
13: The Day Is Dawning  
14: Jay's Blues (part 1)  
15: Jay's Blues (part 2)  
16: Miss, Miss Mistreater  
17: Back Home  
18: The Last Mile  
19: It  
20: Back Door Blues  
21: Fast Woman, Slow Gin  
22: 24 Sad Hours  
23: Just For You  
24: Sad Life  
25: Move Me Baby  
26: I'm Not Too Young  
27: Highway To Happiness  
28: I Done Told You  
29: Oh Boy  

 

Artikeleigenschaften von Jimmy Witherspoon: Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)

  • Interpret: Jimmy Witherspoon

  • Albumtitel: Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Title Urban Blues Singing Legend (4-CD)
  • Release date 2003
  • Label JSP

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Classic R&B

  • EAN: 0788065777821

  • weight in Kg 0.400
 
 

Artist description "Witherspoon, Jimmy"

Jimmy Witherspoon

Although he hailed from the Kansas City blues shouting tradition led by Big Joe Turner and Jimmy Rushing, Jimmy Witherspoon made the great majority of his early solo sides out in Los Angeles, where there were more than enough R&B indie labels to keep him busy in the studio virtually non-stop. Chief among them was Modern Records, which cut him extensively during the postwar years. But they were by no means the only label to welcome 'Spoon to their rosters.

"Boy, I think I ran out of companies, I was on so many," the late singer said. "They didn't give you that much money anyway. If you didn't have a hit record, they didn't need you no more."  Witherspoon was born August 8, 1923 in Gurdon, Arkansas. "I've been singing all my life, in church, since I was about five years old," he said. "I always did want to sing." He got his big chance in 1943 in Calcutta, India, of all places. "I was in the Merchant Marines in World War II, and I was singing there with Teddy Weatherford's band," he said. "In '44, I came back to Vallejo, California, where my mother was living, and I joined Jay McShann then. That was my first job, really. I stayed with Jay for about four years."

 Spoon replaced Walter Brown in pianist McShann's mighty orchestra (its alumni included Charlie Parker). He fronted the band on sides for Philo/Aladdin, Premier, and Mercury before making his own debut 78s for the L.A.-based Supreme logo in late 1947.  That's the label he waxed his eternal calling card for: the two-part Ain't Nobody's Business, recast dramatically from Billie Holiday's downtrodden version, copyrighted as T'aint Nobody's Bizness If I Do in 1922, and first recorded by Anna Meyers and the Original Memphis Five. "Somebody came up with it—Al Patrick, who owned Supreme Records,"  he said. "Then I changed the lyrics. It's not the same as 'T'ain't Nobody's Business.' It's a takeoff steal from it, but it's not the same lyric." McShann was there to roll the 88s. "That was in Los Angeles, and he came out there to play, and I asked him to do it with me, which he did. The changes and everything, that was his." The two-sider sat on theR&B charts an unbelievable 34 weeks in 1949, including one at number one.

Witherspoon jumped to Modern in 1948 and made a motherlode of swinging R&B and mellow blues, displaying his way-behind-the-beat phrasing on the latter. Who's Been Jivin' You falls into the former camp, driving like mad over guitarist Chuck Norris' relentless chord work (Maxwell Davis and Vido Musso were the saxists, with Henry McDade on piano, Ralph Hamilton on bass, and Jesse Sailes on drums). Spoon shared writer's credit with Modern co-owner Joe Bihari (as Joe Josea).

From Modern, Jimmy migrated to Federal, Checker, Atlantic, RCA Victor, World Pacific, and Vee-Jay before an acclaimed appearance at the 1959 Monterey Jazz festival introduced him to a new demographic. He remained highly active, even triumphantly coming back from a 1981 bout with throat cancer, until the disease came back to permanently silence him on September 18, 1997.

 

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Chicago, Illinois

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