Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Christmas Blues & R&B 1945-1949

Various Artists

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1
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Blues, Christmas
Label
Contrast Records
Released
December 1, 2017

Format: Compact Disc

£11.49

 

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Description

This rollicking set of holiday-themed Rhythm & Blues gems from the explosive post-war indie R&B boom positively vibrates with groovy good cheer. Featuring some of the genres greatest starsBoss of the Blues Big Joe Turner, the great Texas piano man Amos Milburn, jazz-informed blues shouter Jimmy Witherspoon, New Orleans keyboard king Champion Jack Dupree, its a non-stop Christmas ball. Featuring several never before available on CD rarities, the tinsel-draped repertoire includes the Mother of all Yuletide blues, Charles Brown with Johnny Moores Blazers original Merry Christmas Baby, takes wing with fantastic vocal ensembles the Ravens and Orioles and even rocks straight into New Years Eve with choice cuts from Johnny Otis, Roy Milton and Lonnie Johnson. Waiting for Santa to come down the chimney has never been this much fun.

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Key Value
Catalogue number CDCNTRST1228
Barcode 0639857122827
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 110g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. (Original) Merry Christmas, Baby - Charles Brown W: Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers -
2. Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Mabel Scott -
3. Christmas Time Blues - John Lee Hooker -
4. Santa Claus Blues - Champion Jack Dupree -
5. Christmas Blues - Gatemouth Moore W: Tiny Grimes -
6. The Holy Baby - The Dixie Humming Birds -
7. Xmas Blues - Harmon Ray -
8. My Christmas Baby - Smokey Hogg -
9. Bring That Cadillac Back - Harry Crafton -
10. How I Hate To See Christmas Come Around - Jimmy Witherspoon -
11. Jingle Bells - Leo Watson -
12. (It’s Gonna Be A) Lonely Christmas – The Orioles -
13. Christmas Date Boogie - Joe Turner W: Pete Johnson -
14. Christmas Time Blues - Boll Weevil -
15. Christmas Spirits - Julia Lee -
16. 16 When Was Jesus Born - Sons Of Heaven (Selah Jubilee Singers) W: Therman Ruth & “Allen” Bunn -
17. White Christmas - The Ravens -
18. Christmas Blues - Washboard Pete (Ralph Willis) -
19. Love For Christmas - Felix Gross -
20. Christmas Time - Little T-Bone (Goree Carter) -
21. I Want A Present For Christmas - J.B. Summers -
22. Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby - Amos Milburn -
23. New Year’s Eve Blues - Smokey Hogg -
24. Happy New Year, Baby - Johnny Otis -
25. Happy New Year Darling - Lonnie Johnson -
26. New Year’s Resolution - Roy Milton -