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Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday June 28th, 2017 with Retro Renny
The Biology Of The Boogie

The boogie comes in a myriad of styles, from Boogie Woogie, to the Rockabilly Boogie, from the Boogie Walk, to the Boogie Disease. Tune in for an hour of unadulterated, yet diverse, boogie.
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
CLEO BROWN - Roll ‘Em: Boot That Thing - 1935 Decca Records/2013 Proper Records
Beer Bottle Boogie
MARILYN SCOTT ‘THE CAROLINA BLUES GIRL’ with THE JOHNNY OTIS ORCHESTRA - I’m A Bad, Bad Girl: Seven Dozen Dusky Divas 1939 – 1953 Vol. 1 - 1950 Regent Records/2004 Indigo Recordings
Bowlegged Boogie
VIVIAN GREENE & HER TRIO - I’m A Bad, Bad Girl: Seven Dozen Dusky Divas 1939 – 1953 Vol. 3 - recorded sometime between ’45 to ’57, Mercury Records/2004 Indigo Recordings
Boogie Woogie King
JIMMY LIGGINS with BAND - Jumpin’ Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancin’ Vol. 2 - 1954 Aladdin Records/1996 Capitol Records
Boogie's The Thing
GEORGE MILLER & HIS MID-DRIFFS featuring LEE ALLEN & LEROY “BATMAN” RANKIN - The Big Horn: Boogie’s The Thing - 1949 Mercury Records/2013 Proper Records
Fiesta In Old Mexico
CAMILLE HOWARD - The Specialty Story - 1949/1994 Specialty Records
Apologies, I meant to play Camille Howard's X-Temporaneous Boogie, but accidentally played the Fiesta instead. In my defence she was a very fine boogie player, a boogie woman who played in Roy Milton's Solid Senders band.
I Got Your Boogie
FREDDIE MITCHELL & HIS ORCHESTRA featuring SARAH “FATWOMAN” DEAN - The Big Horn: Boogie’s The Thing - 1951 Derby Records/2013 Proper Records
Rockin' Boogie
JOE LUTCHER & HIS SOCIETY CATS - The Specialty Story - 1947/1994 Specialty Records
Little Richard's Boogie
LITTLE RICHARD & THE JOHNNY OTIS BAND - Blues Masters, Vol. 14: More Jump Blues - 1956 Peacock Records/1993 Rhino Records
Rosco's Boogie
ROSCO GORDON - No More Doggin' - 1951 RPM Records/2004 Proper Records
Rock That Boogie
COMMANDER CODY & HIS LOST PLANET AIRMEN - Too Much Fun (originally released in '73, on Country Casanova) - 1973 Paramount Records/1990 MCA Records
I Feel So Good (I Wanna Boogie)
MAGIC SAM - West Side Soul - 1967/1994 Delmark Records
Gotta Boogie
JOHN LEE HOOKER - The Legendary Modern Recordings 1948-1954 - 1954 Modern Records/1993 Virgin Records
The Boogie Walk
KING BISCUIT BOY (a.k.a. Richard Newell) - Gooduns - 1971 Daffodil Records/1996 Stony Plain Records
Boogie Disease
DOCTOR ROSS - Boogie Disease - 1952 Sun Records/1992 Arhoolie Records
We Wanna Boogie
SONNY BURGESS & THE PACERS - We Wanna Boogie - 1956 Sun Records/1990 Rounder Records
Rockabilly Boogie
THE JOHNNY BURNETTE TRIO - Rockabilly Boogie - 1956 Coral Records/1989 Bear Family Records
Shotgun Boogie
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Hillbilly Boogie: Crazy About The Boogie - 1950 Capitol Records/2002 Proper Records
Shot Gun Boogie
CAB CALLOWAY & HIS ORCHESTRA - For Jumpers Only! - 1950 Regal Records/1993 Delmark Records
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
Hello out there. Anyone like the boogie (and I don't mean the kind of boogie that Elorious plays on Saturday afternoon)?

8:10 PM, June 28th, 2017
Renny G (host)
Not that there's anything wrong with Elorious' boogie.

8:24 PM, June 28th, 2017
David A
:D Excellent Renny!

10:14 AM, June 29th, 2017