Thursday, 10 February 2011

Harlem Roots - Storyville Label ID. SLP 6000

Harlem Roots   - Storyville Label ID. SLP 6000

The Big Bands

Vinyl Condition VG

Description from the Sleeve -

Side One:

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

1. Cottontail .............. .3:06
2. Flamingo ............... .3:01
3. Bli-Blip ................ .2:54
4. I Got It Bad ............ .2:54

Cab Galloway & His Orchestra
5. Minnie the Moocher ..... .3:01
6. Blues in the Night ........ 3:12
7. The Skunk Song. ....... . .2:59

Side Two:

Count Basie & His Orchestra
1. Air Mail Special ........ .2:51
2. Take Me Back Baby ..... .2:39

Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
3. I Want a Big Fat Mama . . .3:01
4. I Want a Man. .......... .3:09
5. Hello Bill. .............. .2:56

Rosetta Tharpe with
Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra

6. Four or Five Time ....... .2:33
7. Shout Sister Shout........ 2:48


Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Wallace Jones Ray Nance trumpets; Rex Stewart cornet; Lawrence Brown Tricky Sam Nanton trombones; Juan Tizol valve trombone; Toby Hardwicke Johnny Hodges Barney Bigard Ben Webster Harry Carney reeds; Duke Ellinton piano; Fred Guy guitar; Jimmy Blanton bass; Sonny Greer drums. Ivy Anderson {I Got It Bad); Herb Jeffries (Flamingo); Marie Bryant & Paul White (Bli-BIip) vocals.

Bli-BIip; I Got It Bad; Flamingo — Fall 1941
Cottontail - Fall 1941 or Spring 1942 (Junior Raglin bass; replaces Blanton).

Count Basie Band
Al Killian Buck Clayton Sweets Edison Ed Lewis trumpets; Dicky Wells probably Ed Cuffee Dan Minor trombones; Earle Warren Tab Smith Don Byas Buddy Tate Jack Washington reeds; Count Basie piano; Freddie Greene guitar; Walter Page bass; Jo Jones drums. Vocal by Jimmy Rushing (Take Me Back Baby).
Air Mail Special; Take Me Back Baby — early 1941

Cab Galloway
Russell Smith Lamar Wright Jonah Jones Shad Collins trumpets; Quentin Jackson Keg Johnson Tyree Glenn trombones; Andy Brown Jerry Blake Hilton Jefferson Teddy McRae Walter Thomas reeds; Benny Payne piano; Danny Barker guitar; Milt Hinton bass; Cozy Cole drums. Cab Galloway vocals: (Minnie the Moocher with the band; Blues in the Night with The Cabaliers; The Skunk Song with Tyree Glenn The Cabaliers and band.

Minnie the Moocher; Blues in the Night; The Skunk Song — recorded November 1941 to Spring 1942

Lucky Millinder
(for Shout Sister Shout; Four or Five Times) - 1941
Archie Johnson probably William Scott Nelson Bryant trumpets; Floyd Brady probably George Stevenson Edward Morant trombones; George James Ernet Puree Pazzuza Simon probably Ted Barnett reeds; Bill Doggett piano; Trevor Bacon guitar; probably Abe Bolar bass; Panama Francis drums. Sister Rosetta Tharpe vocals.
(for Big Fat Mama; I Want a Man-Hello Bill) - 1946 Harold "Money" Johnson trumpet; Frank Humphries trombone; Jimmy Powell alto sax; Bull Moose Jackson Sam "The Man" Taylor tenor sax; others unidentified. Vocals by Bull Moose Jackson (Big Fat Mama); Annisteen Alien (I Want a Man); Lucky Millinder (Hello Bill).

ID. 100042 - Harlem Roots   - Storyville Label ID. SLP 6000

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