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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Sunday September 23rd, 2018 with Remorseful Renny
HONKIN' IN HEAVEN: A tribute to the honking tenor sax legend, Big Jay McNeely, who passed away last Sunday. Screaming Rhythm & Blues fronted by a Wildman. This ain't jazz!

Chronologically yours! Music from 1947 to 1995, in order.
Barrel House Stomp
THE JOHNNY OTIS ORCHESTRA with BIG JAY McNEELY - That's Your Last Boogie!: Barrelhouse Stomp (1945-50) - '47 Excelsior Records/'12 Fantastic Voyage/Future Noise Music
Sunday Dinner
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
California Hop
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
Cherry Smash
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
Deacon's Hop
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - recorded '48/released '49 Savoy Records/'03 Proper Records
Man Eater
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
Wild Wig
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
Cool Blood
BIG JAY McNEELY - Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol. 6: Honkers & Screamers - '48 Savoy Records (unissued)/'79 Artista Records
Blow Big Jay
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - '49 Exclusive Records/'03 Proper Records
Tondalayo
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - '49 Exclusive Records/'03 Proper Records
Road House Boogie
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - '49 Exclusive Records/'03 Proper Records
Jay's Frantic
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - '50 Aladdin Records/'03 Proper Records
All That Wine Is Gone
BIG JAY McNEELY - Jumpin' Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancin' - '51 Imperial Records/'88 Capitol Records
Insect Ball
BIG JAY McNEELY - Jumpin' Like Mad: Cool Cats & Hip Chicks Non-Stop Dancin' - '51 Imperial Records/'88 Capitol Records
The Goof
BIG JAY McNEELY - The Big Horn: The History Of Honking & Screaming Saxophone Vol. 3- Boogie's The Thing - '52 Federal Records/'03 Proper Records
Nervous Man, Nervous
BIG JAY McNEELY - The King R&B Box Set - '53 Federal Records/'10 Gusto Records
There Is Something On Your Mind
DIZ & THE DOORMEN with special guest BIG JAY McNEELY - Tonky Honk - '95/'09 Ace Records
A song written and recorded by Big Jay in 1957 for deejay Hunter Hancock's Swingin' Records label. It wasn't released until 1959 and it rose to #42 on the pop music charts and #2 on the R&B charts.
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
Gabriel isn't the only one who blows a mean horn.

8:07 PM, September 23rd, 2018
Renny G (host)
R.I.P. Big Jay. I wish I could have seen you back in the day.

8:18 PM, September 23rd, 2018
Renny G (host)
Any listeners out there in the dark?

8:36 PM, September 23rd, 2018
Renny G (host)
I'm thinking of doing a show on Diz & The Doorman at some point. I will play the complete version of "There Is Something On Your Mind" then, I promise.

2:07 AM, September 24th, 2018