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BLUES GREATS in 4 volumes

BLUES GREATS in 4 volumes
CD / Product Number: URCD032

Four great CDs from these iconic bluesmen: URCD225 Johnny Dodds - King of the Blues Clarinet
URCD218 Joe Turner - The Boss of the Blues
URCD163 Vic Lewis and Jack Parnell's Jazzmen - Singin' the Blues
URCD235 Bunk Johnson - Bunk's Blues


Disc 1: URCD225 JOHNNY DODDS - King of the Blues Clarinet

Tracks 1-2 King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
Track 3 Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
Tracks 4-5 New Orleans Wanderers
Track 6 Freddie Keppard's Jazz Cardinals
track 7 King Oliver's Dixie Syncopators
Track 8 Dixieland Jug Blowers
Tracks 9-10 Jimmy Bertrand's washboard Wizards
Track 11 The Johny Dodds Trio
Track 12-13 Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
Track 14-15 Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers
Tracks 16-17 Jimmy Blythe's Washboard Wizards
Track 18 Blind Blake
Track 19 Johnny Dodds' Washboard Band
Track 20 Johnny Dodds' Orchestra/Hot Six
Track 21 Johnny Dodds Trio
Track 22 Sippie Wallace
Track 23 Paramount Pickers
Track 24-25 Johnny Dodds and his Chicago Boys
Tracks 26-27 Johnny Dodds and his Orchestra

1. Mandy Lee Blues
2. Dipper Mouth Blues
3. Lonesome Blues
4. Perdido Street Blues
5. Gate Mouth
6. Stock Yards Strut
7. Someday, Sweetheart
8. House Rent Rag
9. I'm Goin' Huntin'
10. If You Want To Be My Sugar Papa
11. Oh! Lizzie (A Lover's Lament)
12. Willie The Weeper
13. Wild Man Blues
14. Joe Turner Blues
15. When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo
16. My Baby
17. Oriental Man
18. Southbound Rag
19. Bull Fiddle Blues
20. Too Tight
21. Indigo Stomp
22. I'm A Mighty Tight Woman
23. Steal Away
24. 29th And Dearborn
25. Blues Galore
26. Red Onion Blues
27. Gravier Street Blues

Disc 2: URCD163 VIC LEWIS and JACK PARNELL's JAZZMEN - Singin' The Blues

Tracks 1-6 5th October 1938 New York
Tracks 7-12 19th October 1938 New York
VIC LEWIS NEW JORK JAZZMEN - Bobby Hackett, cnt, Dave Bowman, pno, Eddie Condon Vic Lewis, gtrs, Zutty Singleton, drs
Tracks 14-19 Mid February 1944 London
VIC LEWIS JAM SESSION - Billy Jones tpt, Jake Kovan tpt, George Chisholm tbne, Johnny Mince cl, Joe Guidice tenor sax, Dick Katz pno, Vic Lewis guitar/voc, Charlie Short bass, Jack Parnell dms

1 New York Blues
2 Early Rising Blues
3 Hackett Picking Blues
4 Sugar
5 Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
6 Keep Smiling At Trouble
7 Basin Street Blues
8 Tiger Rag
9 Leader’s Headache Blues
10 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
11 That’s a Plenty
12 Muskrat Ramble
13 Hackett Picking Blues – Test Recording
14 Ain’t Misbehavin’
15 Wigmore Blues
16 Johnny’s Idea
17 Someday Sweetheart
18 Tea for Two
19 My Blue Heaven

Disc 2: URCD163 VIC LEWIS and JACK PARNELL's JAZZMEN - Singin' The Blues: URCD219 JOE TURNER - Boss of the Blues

Tracks 1-11 - Joe Turner Sings Kansas City Blues
New York, March 1956
Tracks 12-14 - Joe Turner accompanied by Jesse Stone Orchestra
New York January 1955
Tracks 15-16 Big Joe Turner acc by 'Piano Man' Walls' Orchestra
New York November 1955
Tracks 17-19 Joe Turner and his All Stars
New York February 1956
Tracks 20-22 Big Joe Turner and his Blues Kings
New York November 1956

1. Cherry Red
2. Roll 'em Pete
3. I Want A Little Girl
4. Low Down Dog
5. Wee Baby Blues
6. You're Driving Me Crazy
7. How Long Blues
8. Morning Glories
9. St Louis Blues
10. Piney Brown Blues
11. Pennies from Heaven
12. Morning Noon and Night
13. Hide and Seek
14. Flip Flop and Fly
15. The Chicken and the Hawk
16. Boogie Woogie Country Girl
17. Corrine Corrina
18. Lipstick Powder and Paint
19. Rock a While
20. After a While
21. Midnight Special Train
22. Red Sails in the Sunset

Disc 4: URCD235 BUNK JOHNSON - Bunk's Blues

Bunk Johnson’s Original Superior Band
11 June 1942 New Orleans
Bunk Johnson trumpet, Jim Robinson trombone, George Lewis clarinet, Walter Decou piano, Lawrence Marrero banjo, Austin Young bass, Ernest Rogers drums
1) Bunk’s Blues
2) Ballin’ The Jack
Bunk Johnson’s Jazz Band
2 October 1942 New Orleans
Bunk Johnson trumpet, Albert Warner trombone, George Lewis clarinet, Walter Decou piano, Lawrence Marrero banjo, Chester Zardis bass, Edgar Moseley drums
3) Big Chief Battle Axe
4) When I Leave The World Behind
5) Thriller Rag
Bunk Johnson and the Yerba Buena Bazz Band
Spring 1944 San Francisco
Bunk Johnson trumpet and vocal, Turk Murphy trombone, Ellis Horn clarinet, Burt Bales piano, Pat Patton banjo, Squire Girsback brass bass, Clancy Hayes drums and vocal, Sister Lottie Peavay vocals
6) Ory’s Creole Trombone
7) When I Move To The Sky
8) Down By The Riverside
Sydney Bechet/Bunk Johnson
10 March 1945 New York
Bunk Johnson trumpet, Sydney Bechet clarinet, Sandy Williams trombone, Cliff Jackson piano, Pops Foster bass, Manzie Johnson drums
9) Days Beyond Recall
10) Porto Rico
Sydney Bechet and his New Orleans Rhythm Kings
3 April 1945 Boston, MA
Bunk Johnson trumpet, Sydney Bechet clarinet, Ray Parker piano, Pops Foster bass, George Thompson drums
11) Sobbin’ Blues
12) Willie The Weeper
Bunk Johnson’s New Orleans Band
21 November 1945 New York
Bunk Johnson trumpet, Jim Robinson trombone, George Lewis clarinet, Lawrence Marrero banjo, Alton Purnell piano, Slow Drag Pavageau bass, Baby Dodds drums
13) Alexander’s Ragtime Band
14) Tishomingo Blues
Bunk Johnson and his New Orleans Band
Track 15 recorded 6 December 1945 New York
Track 16 and 17 recorded 19 December 1945 New York
Personnel the same as tracks 13 and 14
15) Sister Kate
16) One Sweet Letter From You
17) When The Saints