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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 18th, 2017 with Renny
WHISKEY WISHES! A shot of jump blues with a whiskey chaser to chase away those inauguration blues. Whiskey flavoured tunes from Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers, Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris, Amos Milburn and more.

Whiskey flavoured jump blues from the '40s & '50s (and one each from the '60s & '80s). WARNING: Don't drink on an empty head.
Good Good Whiskey (Aladdin, '54)
Amos Milburn - Rockin' & Drinkin' - Jasmine Records,
Quiet Whiskey (King, ’53)
Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris - Rock, Mr. Blues!: The King & Atco Recordings 1949-1956 - Rev-ola Bandstand/Cherry Red Records
Whiskey Do Your Stuff (Aladdin, ’54)
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - One Guy Named Louis: The Complete Aladdin Sessions - Capitol Jazz
Let’s Drink Some Whiskey (Roost, ’52)
Al Jackson - City Jump vs. Country Jump - South Paw Records
We're All Loaded (Whiskey Made Me Drunk) (RPM, '52)
Rosco Gordon - No More Doggin' - Proper Records
Hallers 89 Whiskey Boogie (unknown label & date)
Marcellus Thomas - City Jump vs. Country Jump - South Paw Records
Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well (Decca, '44)
Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra with Wynonie “Mr. Blues” Harris - Rockin’ The Blues: Vol. 1 - Rockin’ The Blues: Vol. 1 - Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well - Proper Records
One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer (Aladdin, ’53)
Amos Milburn - Rockin' & Drinkin' - Jasmisne Records
Cheap Old Wine And Whiskey (7-11, ’53)
Jack “The Bear” Parker - Jumpin’ Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancing - Capitol Records
Whiskey, Gin & Wine (Specialty, ’51)
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers - Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers - Ace Records
Whiskey Wagon (Mamou, '84)
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages - Barrence Whitfield & The Savages - Ace Records
Scotch Mist (Meteor, '53)
Jimmy Wright & His Orchestra featuring Boogie Daniels, Tenor Sax - The Complete Meteor Blues, R&B & Gospel Recordings - Ace Records
Whiskey, Women & Loaded Dice (Specialty, ’53)
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers - Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers - Ace Records
Let Me Go Home, Whiskey (Aladdin, ’53)
Amos Milburn - Rockin' & Drinkin' - Jasmine Records
Whiskey And Jelly-Roll Blues (Aladdin, ’46)
Wynonie “Mr. Blues” Harris - Rockin’ The Blues: Vol. 2 - Playful Baby - Proper Records
Bad Woman, Bad Whiskey (Modern, '52)
Little Junior Parker & His Blue Flames - Ike Turner, That Kat Sure Could Play!: The Singles 1951-1957 - Secret Records
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer (Chess, ’66)
John Lee Hooker - Chess Blues Classics: 1957-1967 - MCA Records
Bad Bad Whiskey (Aladdin, '50)
Amos Milburn - Rockin' & Drinkin' - Jasmine Records
Interactive CKCU
lise Moller
Blues is dissipating thanks to this music....

8:53 PM, January 18th, 2017