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In Session - Ain't No Strain 1952-1961

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In Session - Ain't No Strain 1952-1961
In Session - Ain't No Strain 1952-1961


Jasmine's exceptional "In Session" series continues with one of the most versatile and technically proficient guitar players of the 1950s and beyond, Mickey Baker. Mickey was a prolific session player and this excellent compilation follows his session diary from December 1952 to September 1961.

Hear the classic hits he played on by Ruth Brown, Amos Milburn, Big Joe Turner, Nappy Brown, Little Willie John to name a few.

This is the third release on the Jasmine label for Mickey Baker after 'Mickey & Sylvia - Love is Strange' (JASMCD3093) and 'Mickey Baker - Return of the Wildest Guitar' (JASCD979).

Includes fully detailed liner notes.


  1. Name
  2. Ruth Brown - (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean
  3. Jack Dupree - Please Tell Me Baby
  4. Ray Charles - Funny (But I Still Love You)
  5. Amos Milburn - One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
  6. Sonny Terry - I'm Gonna Rock Your Wig
  7. Square Walton - Bad Hangover
  8. Stick McGhee - I'm Doin' All This Time (And You Put Me Down)
  9. Wynonie Harris - Please Louise
  10. Milt Trenier With The Gene Gilbeaux Quartet - Straighten Up Baby
  11. Dickie Thompson - Thirteen Women And One Man
  12. Paul Williams And His Orchestra - Women Are The Root Of All Evil
  13. Melvin Smith - You Can't Stay Here
  14. Joe Turner And His Blues Kings - Shake, Rattle And Roll
  15. Larry Dale - You Better Heed My Warning
  16. Nappy Brown - Don't Be Angry
  17. Big Tiny Kennedy And His Orchestra - I Need A Good Woman
  18. Titus Turner - All Around The World
  19. Little Willie John - Need Your Love So Bad
  20. Johnny Frank - Oh, Darlin'
  21. Little Tommy Brown With The Four Students - The Thrill Is Gone
  22. Young Jessie - Hit, Git And Split
  23. Charles Calhoun - My Pigeon's Gone
  24. Mickey And Sylvia - No Good Lover
  25. Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Rib Joint
  26. Louis Jordan - Caldonia
  27. Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Juke Joint
  28. Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Ain't No Strain
  29. Ann Cole With The Suburbans And Orchestra - Got My Mo-Jo Working (But It Just Won't Work On You)
  30. Lavern Baker - Hey, Memphis
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