Best of Louis Jordan - (Import CD)
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- Jump Blues
- Mono / Stereo
- J. Mayo Williams; Milt Gabler
- The Best of Louis Jordan [MCA]
Personnel: Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five; The Calypso Boys.
Recorded between 1941 & 1954. Includes liner notes by Dave Dexter, Jr.
Personnel: Louis Jordan (vocals, alto saxophone).
Liner Note Author: Dave Dexter, Jr.
This is a best-of CD collection that actually lives up to its name. Virtually all of Louis Jordan's hits, which musically bridged the gap between small-group swing, R&B, and rock & roll, are on this single CD, including "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens," "Saturday Night Fish Fry," "Caldonia," "Five Guys Named Moe," and "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying." Serious collectors will want to explore a more complete series, particularly the one put out by Classics, but for a single acquisition, this is the Louis Jordan set to get. Jordan's very likable and good-humored vocals and his hot alto, as well as the playing of the Tympani Five, belong in everyone's music collection. ~ Scott Yanow
- Country of Origin
- MCA (USA)
- Studio / Live
- Louis Jordan
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Let the Good Times Roll
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Saturday Night Fish Fry
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Beware, Brother, Beware
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Caldonia
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Knock Me a Kiss
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Run Joe
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] School Days (When We Were Kids)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Blue Light Boogie
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Five Guys Named Moe
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk Again)?
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Buzz Me Again
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Beans and Corn Bread
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Somebody Done Changed the Lock on My Door
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Barnyard Boogie
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Early in the Morning
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] I Want You to Be My Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
- Universal Distribution
- 62m 48s
- Video Disabled
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