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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Sunday December 30th, 2018 with Ready Renny
Yesterday, December 29, marked the 90th anniversary of the first Boogie Woogie recording - Clarence "Pine Top" Smith's "Pine Top's Boogie Woogie" on Vocalion Records. Tonight, a small sampling of some amazing boogie woogie.

Pine Top's Boogie Woogie
CLARENCE "PINE TOP" SMITH - Boogie Woogie - The Gold Collection - 1929 Vocalion Records/1998 Proper/Retro Records
Honky Tonk Train Blues
MEADE "LUX" LEWIS - Roll 'Em - 103 Rompin' Boogie Woogie Classics: Boot That Thing - 1928 Paramount Records/ 2013 Proper Records
The Boogie Rocks
ALBERT AMMONS - Boogie Woogie - The Gold Collection - 1948 Commodore Records/1998 Proper/Retro Records
Boogie Woogie
PETE JOHNSON - Juke Joint Jump: A Boogie Woogie Celebration - 1939 Columbia Records/1996 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Cavalcade of Boogie
MEADE "LUX" LEWIS, ALBERT AMMONS & PETE JOHNSON - Roll 'Em: Shout For Joy - Live Dec. 23, 1938/1959 Vanguard Records/2013 Proper Records
Boogie Woogie Prayer Part 1
MEADE "LUX" LEWIS, ALBERT AMMONS & PETE JOHNSON a.k.a. THE BOOGIE WOOGIE BOYS - Juke Joint Jump: A Boogie Woogie Celebration - recorded Dec. 30, 1938/1939 Vocalion Records/1996 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Roll 'Em Pete
BIG JOE TURNER & PETE JOHNSON - Roll 'Em: Shout For Joy - recorded Dec. 30, 1938/1939 Vocalion Records/2013 Proper Records
Yancey Stomp
JIMMY YANCEY - Boogie Woogie - The Gold Collection - 1939 Victor Records/1998 Proper/Retro Records
Strut That Thing
CRIPPLE CLARENCE LOFTON - Roll 'Em: Boot That Thing - 1935 Vocalion Records/2013 Proper Records
The Right String But The Wrong Yo Yo
RUFUS "SPECKLED RED" PERRYMAN - Roll 'Em: Boot That Thing - 1930 Vocalion Records/2013 Proper Records
Cow Cow Blues
COW COW DAVENPORT - Boogie Woogie - The Gold Collection - 1928 Vocalion Records/1998 Proper/Retro Records
Camille's Boogie Woogie
CAMILLE HOWARD - Roll 'Em: Boogiology - 1947 Specialty Records/2013 Proper Records
That's What I Like
JULIA LEE & HER BOYFRIENDS - Roll 'Em: Boogiology - 1947 Capitol Records/2013 Proper Records
Alimony Boogie
JOHNNY OTIS & HIS ORCHESTRA with DEVONIA WILLIAMS piano - Roll 'Em: Boogiology - 1947 Mercury Records/2013 Proper Records
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
CLEO BROWN - Boogie Woogie - The Gold Collection - 1935 Decca Records/1998 Proper/Retro Records
Fay's Boogie (sic)
"FRANTIC" FAYE THOMAS - Roll 'Em: Boogiology - 1949 Exclusive Records/2013 Proper Records
For Pete's Sake
DOWNCHILD with JANE VASEY piano - So Far - 1977 Posterity Records/Linus Entertainment Inc. Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
Rockin' the 88's tonight.

8:07 PM, December 30th, 2018
johnnyb
omg super rockin show renny....please keep the history of blues, rock alive....really liked lux lewis peace

8:54 PM, December 30th, 2018
Renny G (host)
Thank you Johnny B, I do appreciate the praise and the feedback. Keep listening and thanks for listening.

9:45 PM, January 6th, 2019
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9:47 PM, January 6th, 2019