album · 2012

The Definitive R&B Series – 1940

Various Artists
# Song Artist
1
1
Central Avenue Breakdown
Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampton 3:04
2
Rockin' Chair Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
Big Bill Broonzy 2:49
3
After Hours
Erskine Hawkins
Erskine Hawkins 3:23
4
Rock Island Line
Lead Belly , The Golden Jubilee Quartet
Lead Belly, The Golden Jubilee Quartet 2:35
5
Down The Road A Piece
Will Bradley
Will Bradley 3:09
6
Key To The Highway
Bill "Jazz" Gillum
Bill "Jazz" Gillum 2:42
7
T-Bone Blues
T-Bone Walker
T-Bone Walker 3:16
8
Don't You Lie To Me
Tampa Red
Tampa Red 2:55
9
My Buddy Blues
The Five Breezes
The Five Breezes 2:48
10
Joe Turner Blues
Adolph Hofner
Adolph Hofner 2:46
11
Doggin´ The Dog
Big Joe Turner
Big Joe Turner 2:44
12
New Low Down Dog
Champion Jack Dupree
Champion Jack Dupree 3:01
13
Dig These Blues
The Four Clefs
The Four Clefs 3:01
14
Jivin' The Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson I
Sonny Boy Williamson I 2:54
15
Preachin' Blues
Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet 3:03
16
Gangster's Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw
Peetie Wheatstraw 2:46
17
Pipeliner's Blues
Moon Mullican , The Sunshine Boys
Moon Mullican, The Sunshine Boys 2:57
18
Harlem Rhumbain' The Blues
Hot Lips Page
Hot Lips Page 2:54
19
Step It Up and Go
Blind Boy Fuller
Blind Boy Fuller 2:58
20
Natchez Mississippi Blues
Lewis Bronzeville Five
Lewis Bronzeville Five 2:36
21
That's The Rhythm
Three Sharps And A Flat
Three Sharps And A Flat 2:38
22
Boogie Woogie On St. Louis Blues
Earl Hines
Earl Hines 2:47
23
Gran Prairie
Happy Fats , Rayne-Bo Ramblers
Happy Fats, Rayne-Bo Ramblers 2:44
24
It Hurts Me Too
Tampa Red
Tampa Red 2:30
25
Sidney's Blues
Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet 3:03
26
The Valley Of Time
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 2:44
27
Mississippi Town
Creole George Guesnon
Creole George Guesnon 2:51
2
1
You Run Your Mouth, I'll Run My Business
Louis Armstrong , Luis Russell Orchestra
Louis Armstrong, Luis Russell Orchestra 3:01
2
You Got To Go When The Wagon Comes
Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan 2:29
3
Midnight Steppers
Big Bill Broonzy
Big Bill Broonzy 2:42
4
Low Down Gal Blues
Lewis Bronzeville Five
Lewis Bronzeville Five 2:56
5
Oh Lawdy Mama
Sam Price and his Texas Blusicians
Sam Price and his Texas Blusicians 2:54
6
Dry Bones
Delta Rhythm Boys
Delta Rhythm Boys 2:56
7
Gabriel Meets The Duke
Erskine Hawkins
Erskine Hawkins 3:05
8
Cabbage Greens No. 1
Champion Jack Dupree
Champion Jack Dupree 2:59
9
New Early In The Morning
Sonny Boy Williamson I
Sonny Boy Williamson I 2:42
10
Shake It
Jelly Roll Morton
Jelly Roll Morton 2:54
11
Cotton Tail
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington 3:12
12
Gospel Train
The Wright Brothers
The Wright Brothers 2:38
13
Ride My Blues Away
Leonard Harlan
Leonard Harlan 2:40
14
Grinder Man Blues
Memphis Slim
Memphis Slim 3:11
15
If You Take Me Back
Big Joe & His Washboard Band
Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:45
16
Rock And Rye
Charlie Spand
Charlie Spand 2:39
17
Drum Boogie
Gene Krupa
Gene Krupa 3:09
18
Low Down Dirty Shame
Big Joe Turner
Big Joe Turner 2:46
19
June Tenth Jamboree
Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan 2:44
20
Stop Pretending
The Ink Spots
The Ink Spots 2:20
21
627 Stomp
Pete Johnson's Band
Pete Johnson's Band 3:06
22
Harmonica Stomp
Blind Fuller , Sonny Terry
Blind Fuller, Sonny Terry 2:48
23
Evil Man's Blues
Hot Lips Page
Hot Lips Page 3:28
24
What Is That She Got
Big Bill Broonzy
Big Bill Broonzy 2:36
25
Romance In The Dark
Lil Green
Lil Green 3:22
26
In A Mellotone
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington 3:16