Michaelangelo Matos

Member Since: 6/2/2000
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CD | Mixed Genre
CD | Mixed Genre

We're Gonna Rock: R&B 1941-54 (disc one)

Artist Song
Lester Young featuring Nat King Cole  Indiana 
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Flying Home 
T-Bone Walker  Mean Old World 
Lil Green  Knockin' Myself Out 
Louis Jordan  What's the Use of Gettin' Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk Again?) 
Nat King Cole Trio  Hit That Jive, Jack 
Slim Gaillard  Groove Juice Special 
Louis Jordan  Five Guys Named Moe 
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra featuring Peggy Lee  Why Don't You Do Right 
Golden Gate Quartet  Comin' In on a Wing and a Prayer 
Nat King Cole Trio  Straighten Up and Fly Right 
Nat King Cole Trio  The Man I Love 
Sister Rosetta Tharpe  Strange Things Happening Every Day 
The Johnny Otis Orchestra  Harlem Nocturne 
Wynonie Harris  Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well? 
Joe Liggins  The Honeydripper 
Helen Humes  Be-Baba-Leba 
Ella Mae Morse  Buzz Me 
Louis Jordan  Jack, You're Dead! 
Nat King Cole Trio  (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 
Bullmoose Jackson  I Know Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well 
Dusty Fletcher  Open the Door Richard! Pt. 1 & 2 
Charles Brown & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers  Merry Christmas Baby 


Obviously, my definition of "R&B" is very elastic here, but I wanted to give an idea of the direction jazz and blues took on their way toward soul and rock. Disc one of three; this covers 1941-7.


Sean Lally
Date: 11/4/2002
Some truly great tunese on this series. Let me know if you'd like to trade for anything.