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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday May 10th, 2017 with Rotten Renny
The greasy, grimy R&B of Andre "MR. RHYTHM" Williams, from his Fortune recordings of the Fifties, his Checker singles from the Sixties, to his comeback album in the Nineties.

Andre Williams a.k.a. Mr. Rhythm is a musical hustler who started recording for Detroit's Fortune Records in the mid-Fifties and is still going strong. Not only was Mr. Rhythm responsible for some of the most entertaining R&B to be recorded in the Fifties, but he was also a talented songwriter who, in the Sixities, co-wrote Stevie Wonder's first song, the Five Du-Tones' hit song "Shake A Tail Feather" and Alvin Cash & The Crawlers dance hit "Twine Time".
Going Down To Tio Joana (sic)
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1956 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Mean Jean
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Don't Touch
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
(Andre Williams Is) M-M-Movin'
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1958 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Bacon Fat
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Dirty Boogie: The Fortune Records Story - 1957 Fortune Records/2014 One Day Music
Jail Bait
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Pulling Time
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1956 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Come On Baby
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
The Greasy Chicken
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Put A Chain On It
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1958 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Pass The Biscuits Please
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1958 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Is It True?
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Mr. Rhythm - 1957 Fortune Records/1996 Regency Records
Pearl Time
ANDRE WILLIAMS - 7" single - 1967 Sport Records
Rib Tips (Part 1)
ANDRE WILLIAMS - 7" single - 1967 Avin Records
The Stroke
ANDRE WILLIAMS - 7" single - 1968 Checker Records
Cadillac Jack
ANDRE WILLIAMS - 7" single - 1968 Checker Records
Lemon Squeezin' Daddy
ANDRE WILLIAMS - Greasy - 1996 Norton Records
Interactive CKCU
Ian J
Oooh yeah, gonna get all good 'n greasy up in here!

8:03 PM, May 10th, 2017
Renny G (host)
Comments are welcome. Hell, they're encouraged!

8:05 PM, May 10th, 2017
Renny G (host)
Hey Ian!

8:05 PM, May 10th, 2017
Renny G (host)
I love this music...

8:33 PM, May 10th, 2017
DAVE
Nice!

12:36 PM, May 11th, 2017
simon
More Andre!!!! im convinced he was Satan-i knew him well

5:20 PM, March 25th, 2019