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Since I Met You Baby and All the Hits 1945-1958

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Since I Met You Baby and All the Hits 1945-1958
Since I Met You Baby and All the Hits 1945-1958


In the annals of American R&B history, Ivory Joe Hunter is largely forgotten today. He was though an enormous star who enjoyed an enviable string of R&B hits during the mid to late 1940s which continued into the rock and roll era.

Pretty much every song on this CD charted and includes the hits: "Blues at Sunrise"; "Pretty Mama Blues"; "Guess Who"; "I Almost Lost My Mind"; "I Need You So"; "It's A Sin" and of course the title track of this collection, "Since I Met You Baby" plus many more.

"Since I Met You Baby" has attained standard status and continues to be revived and recorded today by artists as diverse as, B.B. King, Sonny James, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and as recently as 2014 by Neil Young. After moving to Nashville, Ivory Joe Hunter went on to successfully crossover into country music and thrived in the genre until his death in 1974. Jerry Wexler said of him "I believe that Ivory Joe, together with Ray Charles set the stage for the merger of black blues ballads and white country music in the sixties. Quite the accolade indeed.


  1. Name
  2. Blues At Sunrise
  3. Seventh Street Boogie
  4. Ivory Joe's Boogie
  5. Pretty Mama Blues
  6. She's A Killer
  7. San Francisco Blues
  8. Don't Fall In Love With Me
  9. What Did You Do To Me
  10. I Like It
  11. Waiting In Vain
  12. Blues At Midnight
  13. Guess Who
  14. Landlord Blues
  15. Jealous Heart
  16. All States Boogie
  17. I Almost Lost My Mind
  18. I Quit My Pretty Mama
  19. S. P. Blues
  20. I Need You So
  21. It's A Sin
  22. It May Sound Silly
  23. I Got To Learn To Do The Mambo
  24. A Tear Fell
  25. Since I Met You Baby
  26. Empty Arms
  27. Love's A Hurting Game
  28. Yes, I Want You
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