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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 20th, 2016 with Renny Godier
Buddy And Ella Johnson - Big Band R&B

Buddy Johnson was the King of Big Band Rhythm & Blues. His sister Ella is one of the most underated vocalists in R&B. Johnson was able to keep a big band together for over twenty years by touring constantly.
Please, Mr. Johnson ('41, Decca)
Ella Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
Boogie Woogie's Mother-In-Law ('41, Decca)
Buddy Johnson Orchestra - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
When My Man Comes Home ('44, Decca)
Ella Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch ('45, Decca)
Ella Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
Fine Brown Frame ('45, Decca)
Buddy Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
Walk 'Em ('46, Decca)
Buddy Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
Since I Fell For You ('46, Decca)
Ella Johnson - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
Shake 'Em Up ('50, Decca)
Buddy Johnson Orchestra - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
You Gotta Walk That Chalk Line ('50, Decca)
Buddy Johnson & Ensemble - Walk 'Em : The Decca Sessions - Ace Records
That's How I Feel About You ('53, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
Hittin' On Me ('53, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
Shut Your Big Mouth (Girl) ('53, unissued)
Ricky Harper - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
A Pretty Girl (A Cadillac And Some Money) ('54, Mercury)
Ricky Harper - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
(Gotta Go) Upside Your Head ('54, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
I Don't Want Nobody (To Have My Love But You) ('55, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
That's What You Gotta Do ('56, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
I Still Love You ('56, Mercury)
Ella Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
Rock On ('57, Mercury)
Buddy Johnson - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
Sliding Horns (59, Roulette)
Buddy Johnson Orchestra - Buddy And Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
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