Annotation

this is Part 2, a follow-up to L’Histoire du jazz vocal - The Story of Vocal Jazz: 1911–1940; both parts together cover the 1911–1953 period in 20 cds each.

Annotation last modified on 2016-03-13 07:22 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 11
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock Me
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:36
2 You’re My Thrill
Lena Horne 3:18
3 Blitzkrieg Baby
Una Mae Carlisle 3:22
4 I Feel So Good
Big Bill Broonzy 2:48
5 My Man
Ella Fitzgerald 3:03
6 I’ll Get By
Dick Haymes 2:44
7 Why Don’t You Do Right?
Lil Green 2:58
8 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Tex Beneke & Paula Kelly and The Modernaires with Glenn Miller 3:28
9 That’s All Right
Champion Jack Dupree 2:35
10 Let Me Off Uptown
Anita O'Day & Roy Eldridge 3:06
11 Am I Blue
Billie Holiday 2:53
12 God Bless the Child
Billie Holiday 2:58
13 Worried Life Blues
Big Maceo 2:53
14 When the Sun Comes Out
Helen Forrest 2:55
15 Trouble in Mind
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:35
16 Come and Get It
Fats Waller 2:44
17 Jump for Joy
Herb Jeffries 2:55
18 Toledo Blues
Art Tatum 3:36
19 Blues on Central Avenue
Big Joe Turner 2:39
20 Rocks in My Bed
Ivie Anderson 3:09
21 St. James Infirmary
Hot Lips Page 6:22
22 Unfair Blues
Brownie McGhee 2:48
23 New Confessin’ the Blues
Walter Brown 3:01
24 Whiskey and Gin Blues
Memphis Slim 2:47
25 Stormy Weather
Lena Horne 3:18
CD 12
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’m Free at Last
Southern Sons 3:12
2 Do Lord Send Me
Georgia Peach And Her Gospel Singers 2:49
3 Skylark
Helen Forrest 3:22
4 Flyright Baby
Lonnie Johnson 3:21
5 That’s What You Think
Anita O’Day 3:16
6 I’m Gonna Leave You on the Outskirts of Town
Jazz Gillum 2:57
7 Why Don’t You Do Right
Peggy Lee 3:15
8 Skylark
Billy Eckstine 3:10
9 Don’t Stop Now
Bonnie Davis 2:45
10 Cow Cow Boogie
Ella Mae Morse 3:14
11 Trav’Lin’ Light
Billie Holiday 3:17
12 Goodnight Irene
Lead Belly 1:56
13 This Train
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:42
14 Rock My Soul
The Golden Gate Quartet 2:01
15 That Ain’t Right
Ada Brown & Fats Waller 2:55
16 Honeysuckle Rose
Lena Horne 2:57
17 Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 2:46
18 Cow Cow Boogie
Ella Fitzgerald with The Ink Spots 2:56
19 Go Away Blues
Betty Roché 2:05
20 Baby Don’t Tell Me No Lie
June Richmond 3:12
21 Embraceable You
Nat King Cole 3:25
22 Salty Papa Blues
Dinah Washington 3:03
23 This Land Is Your Land
Woody Guthrie 2:47
24 When My Man Comes Home
Memphis Minnie 2:36
25 Close to You
Ida James 3:48
26 Cherry Red Blues
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 3:02
CD 13
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Very Thought of You
Louis Prima 2:35
2 As Time Goes By
Billie Holiday 3:13
3 He’s Funny That Way
Billie Holiday 3:16
4 Boogie Woogie on a Saturday Night
Five Red Chaps 2:54
5 I Wonder
Cecil Gant 3:41
6 Watcha Say
Dorothy Dandridge & Louis Armstrong 3:06
7 Blowing the Blues Away
Billy Eckstine 3:11
8 Strange Things Happen Every Day
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:52
9 Lover Man
Billie Holiday 3:19
10 That’s the Stuff You Gotta Watch
Ella Johnson & Buddy Johnson 3:10
11 Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Peggy Mann 3:19
12 September Song
Sarah Vaughan 3:07
13 Sentimental Journey
Doris Day 3:49
14 I’m Beginning to See the Light
Kitty Kallen 3:18
15 As Long as I Live
Lena Horne 2:46
16 Number 12 Train
Josh White 3:47
17 Jimmy’s Blues
Jimmy Rushing 2:56
18 Wherever There’s Love
Lee Wiley 3:04
19 I Ain’t Got Nothin’ but the Blues
Woody Herman 3:04
20 A Night in Tunisia
Sarah Vaughan 2:33
21 Mercy Mama Blues
Tampa Red 2:49
22 Blues at Sunrise
Ivory Joe Hunter 3:18
23 That’s the Blues
Rubberlegs Williams 2:58
24 Caldonia Boogie
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 2:44
25 What’s This
Buddy Stewart & Dave Lambert 2:42
CD 14
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe
Frances Wayne 3:29
2 Why Did You Do That to Me
Big Bill Broonzy 3:05
3 The Honey Dripper
Joe Liggins 3:06
4 It’s Only a Papermoon
Ella Fitzgerald 2:38
5 T-Bone Boogie
T‐Bone Walker 3:05
6 Everything but You
Joya Sherrill 2:54
7 Sooth Me
Ernie Andrews 2:58
8 I Love the Rhythm in a Riff
Billy Eckstine 2:56
9 Lover Man
Sarah Vaughan 3:23
10 I Don’t Mind
Marie Ellington 3:08
11 It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
Joya Sherrill & Kay Davis & Marie Ellington 3:03
12 Solitude
Joya Sherrill & Kay Davis & Marie Ellington & Al Hibbler 3:05
13 Mean to Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:45
14 Dream Lucky Blues
Julia Lee 3:07
15 Lotus Blossom
Julia Lee 3:21
16 Here Comes the Blues
Wynonie Harris 2:57
17 Driftin’ Blues
Charles Brown 3:15
18 Flying Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:31
19 Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Cryin’
Ernie Andrews 2:38
20 Jivin’ Joe Jackson
Ann Moore 2:21
21 I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Al Hibbler 3:14
22 Mellow Mama Blues
Dinah Washington 3:10
23 Seems Like Old Times
Thelma Carpenter 3:04
24 Did I Wonder
Sister Ernestine Washington & Bunk Johnson's Band 2:58
25 You Won’t Be Satisfied
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 2:56
26 Good Morning Heartache
Billie Holiday 3:07
CD 15
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Got Me Cryin’ Again
Dorothy Reid 2:54
2 B.O. Blues
Rex Stewart 2:49
3 Feel So Bad
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:11
4 Delta Pine Blues
Johnny Shines 3:03
5 Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Nat King Cole 3:03
6 Back O’Town Blues
Louis Armstrong 3:19
7 If You Could See Me Now
Sarah Vaughan 2:49
8 Oop-Bop-Sh’Bam
Dizzy Gillespie 3:03
9 Pass Me By
Carmen McRae 2:48
10 That’s All Right Mama
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:54
11 Just Squeeze Me
Ray Nance 3:22
12 He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped
Alice Roberts 2:42
13 Transblucency
Kay Davis 3:02
14 Willow Weep for Me
June Christy 3:11
15 St. Louis Blues
Marian Cox 3:01
16 Ernestine
Jimmy Witherspoon 2:51
17 Tight and Gay
Leo Watson 2:54
18 I’m Gonna Find My Baby
T‐Bone Walker 2:57
19 Big Butter and Egg Man
Ivie Anderson 2:38
20 Cleanhead Blues
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 2:50
21 Blues for Yesterday
Louis Armstrong 2:38
22 Tea for Two
Joe Mooney 2:47
23 Tell Me How Long
Reverend Kelsey & His Congregation 3:04
24 Short Haired Woman
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:26
25 Big Legged Woman
Brownie McGhee 2:44
26 Move On Up a Little Higher
Mahalia Jackson 6:03
CD 16
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 There’s Not a Friend Like Jesus
Mahalia Jackson 2:42
2 Amazing Grace
Mahalia Jackson 3:35
3 Good Rockin’ Tonight
Roy Brown 2:55
4 Hi de Ho Man
Cab Calloway 3:03
5 Black and Blue
Melrose Colbert 4:09
6 Gypsy Woman
Muddy Waters 2:37
7 Oop-Pop-A-Da
Babs Gonzales 2:54
8 I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
Etta Jones 2:50
9 Meet Me at No Special Place
Ann Moore 3:08
10 Lonely Woman
Lil Green 2:58
11 He’s a Real Gone Guy
Nellie Lutcher 3:03
12 Oh! Me Oh! My Blues
Walter Davis 3:20
13 Honeysuckle Rose
Roy Eldridge & Mel Tormé 2:50
14 My Sin
Julia Lee 3:03
15 Have You Ever Missed Your Baby
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 2:49
16 Your Hands Ain’t Clean
Paul Gayten 2:32
17 Don’t Take Everybody to Be Your Friend
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:28
18 Down by the Riverside
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:33
19 Gone Again
Wini Brown 2:53
20 One for My Baby
Frank Sinatra 3:07
21 The Way You Look Tonight
Kenny Hagood 3:00
22 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Mel Tormé 2:42
23 Call It Stormy Monday
T‐Bone Walker 3:04
24 Black and Blue
Melrose Colbert 3:04
25 All of Me
Frank Sinatra 2:53
26 Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Jimmy Witherspoon 2:56
27 Drinkin’ Wine Spa-Dee-O-Dee
Stick McGhee 2:18
CD 17
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
Al Hibbler 3:07
2 Once Upon a Dream
Dolores Parker 3:02
3 Don’t Let Your Love Go Wrong
Kay Starr 2:56
4 Farewell Little Girl
Sunnyland Slim 3:15
5 As Time Goes By
Kay Penton 2:57
6 Fine Brown Frame
Nellie Lutcher 2:57
7 Mad About You
Helen Humes 3:04
8 Lightnin’s Boogie
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:21
9 How High the Moon
Anita O’Day 3:13
10 Boogie Chillen
John Lee Hooker 3:10
11 All the Things You Are
Kenny Hagood 3:03
12 I Should Care
Kenny Hagood 3:23
13 Hop, Skip and Jump
Roy Milton 2:36
14 Central Avenue Blues
Pee Wee Crayton 2:44
15 Deed I Do
Jackie & Roy 2:45
16 Lush Life
Kay Davis 4:58
17 Trombone Man Blues
Blue Lu Barker 2:56
18 I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good
Mary Ann McCall 3:16
19 Nobody Loves Me
Memphis Slim 2:34
20 Lemon Drop
Chubby Jackson & Shorty Rogers & Terry Gibbs 2:54
21 Busy Line
Rose Murphy 2:47
22 Blues Before Sunrise
Ray Charles 2:51
23 Shake It Break It
Big Joe Turner 3:01
24 Casbah
Rae Pearl 3:00
25 Black Coffee
Sarah Vaughan 3:17
CD 18
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Alone in the City
Ray Charles 2:58
2 I Ain’t Got Nobody
Sammy Davis Jr. 2:26
3 Maybe Someday
Addie Williams 2:56
4 Prelude to a Nightmare
Babs Gonzales 2:22
5 Crawling King Snake
John Lee Hooker 3:02
6 Black Coffee
Ella Fitzgerald 3:07
7 No Rollin’ Blues
Jimmy Witherspoon 3:41
8 Run for a Long Time
Bill Landford & The Landfordaires 2:38
9 The Huckle Buck
Betty Carter 3:08
10 Mean to Me
Walter "Gil" Fuller 3:17
11 Her Mind Is Gone
Rob Byrd 2:42
12 September in the Rain
Johnny Hartman 3:14
13 Them There Eyes
Billie Holiday 2:51
14 Signifying Monkey
Willie Dixon 2:55
15 Bassin’ Street Blues
Ella Fitzgerald 3:10
16 Sad Feelin’
Sonny Parker 2:49
17 Saturday Night Fish Cry
Pearl Bailey 2:26
18 Double Crossing Blues
The Robins & Little Esther 2:50
19 The Fat Man
Fats Domino 2:39
20 Summertime
Sarah Vaughan 3:18
21 Mean to Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:21
22 Get Happy
Judy Garland 2:49
23 Ludella
Jimmie Rodgers 2:54
24 Late in the Evenin’
Ray Charles 3:07
25 Lonesome Road
June Christy 4:24
CD 19
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Vent Vert
Annie Ross 2:42
2 Louisiana Blues
Muddy Waters 2:56
3 My Blue Heaven
Frank Sinatra 2:29
4 In the Shaded Green Pastures
Marie Knight 3:19
5 It Might as Well Be Spring
Sarah Vaughan 3:15
6 Can’t Get Out of This Mood
Sarah Vaughan 2:52
7 Telephone Blues
Sonny Terry 3:27
8 C’Est Si Bon
Louis Armstrong 3:06
9 Someone to Watch Over Me
Ella Fitzgerald 3:17
10 The Other Night Blues
B.B. King 3:30
11 Bad Bad Whiskey
Amos Milburn 3:01
12 Love You Madly
Yvonne Lanauze 3:02
13 Black Nite
Charles Brown 3:10
14 Slowly Go Out of My Mind
Dorothy Ellis 3:18
15 Long Distance Call
Muddy Waters 2:42
16 Baby Blues
Toni Harper 3:09
17 Gone Fishing
Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby 2:32
18 So High
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 3:35
19 Three O’Clock Blues
B.B. King 3:03
20 Blues in Burlesque
Shelly Manne 4:32
21 One Day
The Angelic Gospel Singers & The Dixie Hummingbirds 2:15
22 Come What May
Jimmy Scott 2:09
23 These Foolish Things
Billie Holiday 3:40
24 The Devil’s Kiss
Hot Lips Page 2:12
25 Angel Eyes
Ella Fitzgerald 2:52
CD 20
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Lady Is a Tramp
Anita O’Day 2:44
2 I Cried for You
Dinah Washington 2:32
3 The Birdland Story
Eddie Jefferson 2:52
4 All of Me
Betty Roché 1:54
5 I Miss You So
Jackie Paris & Tamara Hayes 2:40
6 Down by the River Side
Big Bill Broonzy 2:18
7 Blues Never Fail
Lowell Fulson 2:37
8 Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee
Joe Carroll 3:27
9 Old Shoes
Eddie Jefferson 3:14
10 All About Ronnie
Chris Connor 2:53
11 Street Blues
Jimmy Grissom 4:29
12 Can You Blame Me
Honey Gordon 2:52
13 Easy Living
Peggy Lee 2:44
14 Black Coffee
Peggy Lee 3:09
15 Losing Hand
Ray Charles 3:14
16 In the Still of the Night
The Dave Lambert Singers 3:26
17 Somebody Loves Me
Sonya Hedenbratt 2:25
18 Blue and Orange Birds
Della Reese 2:32
19 How High the Moon
Billy Eckstine 5:25
20 There Will Never Be Another You
Nat King Cole 3:40
21 Back in Your Own Backyard
Jo Ann Greer 3:07
22 The Song Is for You
Annie Ross 3:12
23 Ornithology
Babs Gonzales 2:44
24 Blue Tide
Janet Thurlow 3:12
25 How High the Moon
Ella Fitzgerald 3:13

Credits

CD 11

writer:
Doris Fisher (track 3)
Fred Fisher (track 3)
recording of:
Blitzkrieg Baby (track 3)

CD 12

arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 21)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 21)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 21)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 21)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 21)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 21)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 21)
recording of:
Embraceable You (track 21)

CD 14

composer:
Joe Greene (track 19)
lyricist:
Joe Greene (track 19)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (track 25)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 25)
recording of:

CD 15

arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 7)
composer:
Bobby Troup (track 5)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 14)
Tadd Dameron (1946) (track 7)
lyricist:
Bobby Troup (track 5)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 14)
Carl Sigman (1946) (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 7)
later translated versions:
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Spanish version) (track 5)
Ruta 66 (track 5)
Valtatie 66 (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
If You Could See Me Now (jazz standard) (track 7)
Willow Weep for Me (track 14)

CD 17

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1949) (track 22)
composer:
Leroy Carr (track 22)
lyricist:
Leroy Carr (track 22)
performer:
The Maxim Trio (track 22)
writer:
Murray Semos (track 21)
Francis Stanton (track 21)
cover recording of:
Blues Before Sunrise (1949) (track 22)
recording of:
Busy Line (track 21)

CD 18

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 20)
Harold Arlen (1929) (track 22)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 20)
DuBose Heyward (track 20)
Ted Koehler (1929) (track 22)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 20)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 20)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 22)
Warner Bros. Music (track 22)
Warner/Chappell (track 20)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 20)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 20)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 20)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 20)
The Bones of You (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 20)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 20)
Sommartid (track 20)
Summa is (track 20)
Voyage au paradis (track 22)
recording of:
Get Happy (track 22)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:

CD 19

trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 6)
drums:
J.C. Heard (track 6)
bass:
Billy Taylor Jr. (jazz bassist) (track 6)
piano:
Jimmy Jones (jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975) (track 6)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 12)
Nick Kenny (track 17)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (tracks 6, 6)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 17)
lyricist:
Nick Kenny (track 17)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 17)
Frank Loesser (tracks 6, 6)
orchestra:
solo clarinet:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (track 6)
solo tenor saxophone:
Budd Johnson (track 6)
solo trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (track 6)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 17)
Bing Crosby (track 17)
Sarah Vaughan (track 6)
Yvonne Lanauze (1950-11-20) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Music Ltd. (1951) (track 17)
cover recording of:
recording of:
Gone Fishin' (track 17)
Love You Madly (track 12)

CD 20

composer:
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 20)
lyricist:
Mack Gordon (track 20)
publisher:
Morley Music Corp. (track 20)
recording of: