December 3, 2016

Various ‎Artists - Harlem Roots, Vol. 4: Jivin' Time

A1. Got A Penny Benny (Nat King Cole Trio) (2:50)
A2. Drink Hearty (Henry Red Allen And His Orchestra) (2:57)
A3. Shine (Bob Howard) (2:29)
A4. She's Too Hot To Handle (Bob Howard) (2:28)
A5. No, No, Baby (Skeets Tolbert & His Band) (2:44)
A6. Rhythm Of The Rhythm Band (The Musical Madcaps) (3:20)
A7. Sandin' Joe (Dallas Bartley & His Band) (2:35)
B1. A Zoot Suit (Dorothy Dandridge) (2:55)
B2. Jig In The Jungle (Dorothy Dandridge) (2:40)
B3. Lonesome Road (Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra) (2:49)
B4. Chicken Shack Shuffle (Mabel Lee) (2:39)
B5. The Cat Can't Dance (Mabel Lee) (2:44)
B6. Hey Lawdy Mama (June Richmond) (2:37)
B7. They Raided The Joint (Vanitta Smythe) (2:56)

As stated on the sleeve, some musicians could not be identified or verified: Piano at the track A2 was probably played by Bill Thompson. Drums at the track A2 were played either by Edward Bourne or Alvin Burroughs. The names of the trumpeter, tenor saxophonist, pianist, bassist and drummer at the track A5 is unindentified. The name of the guitarist at A6 is unindentiied. The name of the tenor saxophonist at the track A7 is not identified and the piano was probably played by Robert Mosely. The names of the orchestras that played at the tracks A3, A4, B1, B2, B3, B4 and B7 are unindentified.

PGP RTB 2420332L; Storyville SLP-6003

1 comment:

Otis Foster said...

Thnx Brian - interesting to go back and listen to the bands that laid groundwork for later developments