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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 7th, 2015 with Bruce Walton
anniversaries

For the first show of 2015, music from artists who were born on or died on January 7. In addition to Larry Williams, Cyril Davies and Henry 'Red' Allen, they are Carl White, lead vocalist in The Rivingtons, Eldee Young, bassist in the Ramsey Lewis Trio, and Sam Woodyard, drummer in the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Roots & Rhythms turns 18 in June this year - we can finally stop having In A Mellow Tone buy our alcohol.
She Said Yeah (1959)
Larry Williams - Best
Dizzy Miss Lizzy (1958)
Larry Williams - Best
The Bird's the Word (1963)
The Rivingtons - Best
Slow Down (1958)
Larry Williams - Best
Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow (1962)
The Rivingtons - Best
Bony Maronie (1957)
Larry Williams - Best
Not Fade Away (c. 1963)
Cyril Davies & The Rhythm & Blues All-Stars - Blues Anthology vol. 2
Country Line Special (1962)
Cyril Davies & The Rhythm & Blues All-Stars - History of British Blues
Hang On Sloopy
Ramsey Lewis Trio - Hang On Ramsey! (1965)
Shim Me Sha Wabble (1940)
Henry 'Red' Allen - Complete 1937-1941
Let Me Miss You Baby
Henry 'Red' Allen - World On A String (1957)
Sometimes I'm Happy part 1 (1941)
Henry 'Red' Allen - Complete 1937-1941
East St. Louis Toodle-oo
Duke Ellington - The Bethlehem Years vol. 1 (1956)
St. James Infirmary
Henry 'Red' Allen - World On A String
Diminuendo & Crescendo in Blue (excerpt)
Duke Ellington - Best
In A Mellow Tone
Duke Ellington - The Bethlehem Years vol. 1