Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 3 X 7
Jewel Akens 2:35
2 Silent George
Myra Johnson 2:38
3 I Ain't in the Mood
Donna Hightower 3:04
4 I'll Never Do It Again
Bertice Reading 2:03
5 How Can You Leave a Man Like This?
LaVern Baker 2:38
6 They Call Me Big Mama
Big Mama Thornton 2:03
7 So Good to My Baby
Big Maybelle 2:34
8 Wild Wild Young Men
Ruth Brown 2:32
9 Be-Baba-Leba
Helen Humes 2:45
10 Baseball Boogie
Mabel Scott 2:39
11 Hey Little Boy
Albinia Jones 2:36
12 How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
Lil Green 2:45
13 Down by the River
Annisteen Allen 2:05
14 Mr. Low Love
Terry Timmons 2:34
15 Ring-A-Ding-Doo
Little Esther 2:54
16 Jump and Shout
Erline Harris 2:18
17 The Walkin' Blues
Fluffy Hunter 2:54
18 A Porter's Lovesong to a Chamber Maid
Julia Lee 2:52
19 Here's a Little Girl
Blue Lu Barker 3:15
20 Drill Baby Drill
Dorothy Ellis 2:56
21 Your Money Ain't Long Enough
Cherri Lynn 2:42
22 He's the Man
Vivian Greene 2:55
23 Please Don't Touch My Bowl
Gladys Hill 2:49
24 I'll Be True to You
Faye Adams 2:49
25 Jump Back Honey
Hadda Brooks 2:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 5-10-15 Hours
Ruth Brown 3:14
2 Googie Woogie
Mabel Scott 3:04
3 I Gotta Know
Bertice Reading 2:37
4 That's All
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:36
5 My Rough and Ready Man
Annie Laurie 3:04
6 Call Me, Call Me, Call Me
Dolores Gibson 2:31
7 It Hurts Me to My Heart
Faye Adams 2:59
8 Nightshift Blues
Zilla Mays 2:38
9 Hound Dog
Big Mama Thornton 5 2:50
10 Long Tall Papa
Erline Harris 2:31
11 Hello Little Boy
Ruth Brown 2:42
12 I Want to Know
Vivian Verson 2:09
13 Lies, Lies, Lies
Annisteen Allen 2:29
14 Tripple Eight
Zilla Mays with John Peek & The Blues Caravan 2:36
15 Speedy Life
Little Sylvia Vanderpool 2:27
16 Lookin' For a Man
Little Esther 2:44
17 Take Out Your False Teeth Daddy
Margie Day 2:23
18 Dippin' Is My Business
Rose Marie McCoy 2:36
19 Rattlesnake Papa
Madonna Martin 2:09
20 I'm Gonna Play the Honky Tonks
Marie Adams 2:43
21 Got Nobody to Love
Terry Timmons 2:40
22 Rock Me, Daddy
Laurie Tate 2:27
23 My Country Man
Big Maybelle 2:35
24 Hole in the Wall
Albinia Jones 2:38
25 Rockin' and Jumpin'
Honey Brown 2:58
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Lookin' Fella
Mabel Scott 2:35
2 I Smell a Rat
Big Mama Thornton 2:40
3 Men Are Like Street Cars
Rosetta Howard 2:24
4 Sick and Tired
Lula Reed 2:25
5 The Deacon Moves In
Little Esther 2:47
6 Grandpa Can Boogie Too
Lil Greenwood 2:50
7 Try Try Again
Camille Howard 3:00
8 I'll Wait for You
Ruth Brown 2:37
9 It's Been a Long Time
Annie Laurie 2:39
10 Fine Love
Little Sylvia Vanderpool 2:37
11 Disgusted
Mabel Scott 2:31
12 Short John
Dinah Washington 2:54
13 What's the Matter With Me
Albinia Jones 2:50
14 I've Got Big Bulgin' Eyes for You
Annisteen Allen 2:45
15 I Never Missed My Baby
Erline Harris 2:17
16 Till My Baby Comes Back
Ella Johnson 2:24
17 Sadie Green
Margie Day 2:32
18 One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
Big Maybelle 2:52
19 Rock Love
Lula Reed 2:08
20 Good Man
Kitty Stevenson 2:43
21 I Would If I Could
Ruth Brown 2:44
22 The Same Old Thrill
Terry Timmons 2:47
23 Blow Mr. Be Bop
Tina Dixon 2:33
24 New Orleans Man
Chubby Newsome 2:55
25 Flesh, Blood and Bones
Little Esther 2:12
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Anything for a Friend
Faye Adams 3:02
2 A Slick Chick
Dinah Washington 2:42
3 Stubborn as a Mule
Margie Day 2:45
4 Baby, Get Wise
Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy 2:33
5 Stop Talkin' and Start Walkin'
Annie Laurie 2:32
6 I'll Upset You, Baby
Lula Reed 2:29
7 Baby, I'm Doing It
Annisteen Allen 2:29
8 Shine On
Ruth Brown 2:55
9 Pig Latin Blues
LaVern Baker 2:40
10 Gotta Gimme What'cha Got
Julia Lee 2:47
11 A Little Boy
Little Sylvia Vanderpool 2:13
12 I'm Glad
Mitzi Mars 2:35
13 Catch 'em Young, Treat 'em Rough, Tell 'em Nothing
Mabel Scott 2:51
14 Better Beware
Little Esther 2:38
15 I'm Gonna Latch On
Marie Adams 2:30
16 Jinny Mule
Big Maybelle 2:45
17 Aint'cha Got Me Where You Want Me
Ella Johnson 2:51
18 Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Ruth Brown 2:58
19 Rock a Bye, Baby
Big Mama Thornton 2:36
20 Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train
Mabel Scott 3:06
21 Sit Back Down
Little Esther 2:22
22 Rain Down Rain
Big Maybelle 3:04
23 He's the Best in the Business
Terry Timmons 2:43
24 My Baby Keeps Rollin'
Annisteen Allen 2:29
25 That Ain't the Way to Love
Mabel Scott 2:36

Credits

CD 1

composer:
William McLemore (track 24)
lyricist:
William McLemore (track 24)
writer:
James P. Johnson (track 18)
Andy Razaf (track 18)
recording of:
I'll Be True (1953) (track 24)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-12) (track 9)
drums:
Leard Bell (R&B drummer) (1952-08-12) (track 9)
guitar:
Pete Lewis (R&B guitarist) (1952-08-12) (track 9)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Johnny Otis (1952-08-12) (track 9)
double bass [bass]:
Albert Winston (R&B bassist) (1952-08-12) (track 9)
piano:
Devonia Williams (Pianiste) (1952-08-12) (track 9)
composer:
Mike Stoller (track 9)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (track 9)
producer:
Johnny Otis (track 9)
vocals:
Big Mama Thornton (1952-08-12) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Found God (track 9)
recording of:
Hound Dog (1952-08-13) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 9)

CD 4

composer:
Lincoln Chase (track 22)
lyricist:
Lincoln Chase (track 22)
writer:
Herb Lance (Herbert J. Lance) (1952) (track 18)
Charlie Singleton (Jazz saxophone player) (1952) (track 18)
John Wallace (bass player for Harry Chapin) (1952) (track 18)
recording of:
Rain Down Rain (1952) (track 22)

Release

ASIN: DE: B0009NDDCU [info]