Tag Archives: Genre: Blues

24 Sad Hours – Jimmy Witherspoon (#607)

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24 Sad Hours – Jimmy Witherspoon

Personnel:

Written By: Grover McDaniel 
Vocals: Jimmy Witherspoon    
Tenor Sax: Bill Gaither
Piano: Devonia Williams 
Guitar: Harold Grant
Bass: Mario Delagarde
Drums: Albert Bartee

The Lamplighters: 
Vocals: Willie Ray Rockwell 
Vocals: Thurston Harris
Vocals: Al Frazier
Vocals: Matthew Nelson

Recording Date:
 1953.10.05
Record Label: Federal

Releases

Original Release: Jimmy Witherspoon – Just For You / 24 Sad Hours (Single) 
Original Release Date: 1954.04.xx

Additional Releases:

1991 – Jay’s Blues (The Complete Federal Sessions) 
2014 – After Hours: The King Records Story (1956-1959) 

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24 Hours A Day – Bobby Bland (#604)

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24 Hours A Day – Bobby Bland

Personnel:

Written By: Ted Jarrett
Vocals: Bobby Bland 
Bass, Flute:
Ray Griffin 
Drums: James Robertson 
Drums: Roger Hawkins 
Keyboards: Carson Whitsett
Keyboards: Larry Addison 
Alto & Baritone Sax: Jim Horn 
Tenor Sax: Harvey Thompson 
Trombone: Charles Rose 
Trumpet: Gary Armstrong 
Trumpet: Harrison Calloway
Producer: Tommy Couch & Wolf Stephenson
Record Label: Malaco Records

Releases

Original Release: Bobby Bland – Blues You Can Use
Original Release Date: 1987

Additional Releases:

1980 – Double Fantasy

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21 Days In Jail – Magic Sam (#577)

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21 Days In Jail – Magic Sam

Personnel:

Written By: Willie Dixon & Lucious Weaver
Vocals, Guitar: Magic Sam
Bass:
Willie Dixon 
Electric Bass: Odell Campbell
Drums: Odie Payne 
Piano: Harold Burrage
Record Label: Cobra Record Corporation

Lyrics:

Genius

Releases

Original Release: Magic Sam – Easy Baby / 21 Days In Jail 
Original Release Date: 1958.11.xx

Additional Releases:

1989 – West Side Guitar 1957-1966
1990 – Easy Baby 
1993 – The Blues Collection: Magic Sam, All Your Love 
1994 – Various Artists – The Very Best Of Charly Blues Masterworks 
1996 – Jazz & Blues Collection 
2001 – The Essential Magic Sam 

Covers:

1982 – Levi Dexter & The Rip-Chords
1985 – Bobby Radcliff 
1997 – The Blasters 
1999 – George Thorogood & The Destroyers (as 99 Days In Jail) 

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21 Boogie – John Lee Hooker (#576)

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21 Boogie – John Lee Hooker

Personnel:

Written By: John Lee Hooker
Vocals, Guitar: John Lee Hooker 
Record Label: Sensation Records (Original Recording) / Specialty Records (Reissue) 

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: John Lee Hooker – Graveyard Blues
Original Release Date: 1992 

Additional Releases:

2003 – The Complete John Lee Hooker, Volume 3: Detroit 1949 – 1950 

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21 – Chuck Berry (#575)

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21 – Chuck Berry

Personnel:

Written By: Chuck Berry
Vocals, Guitar: Chuck Berry
Bass:
Willie Dixon 
Drums: Odie Payne 
Piano: Paul Gayten
Studio: Sheldon Recording Studios – Chicago, IL 
Record Label: Chess Records 

Releases

Original Release: Chuck Berry – The Chess Years 
Original Release Date: 1991

Additional Releases:

2007 – Johnny B. Goode: His Complete ’50’s Chess Recordings
2014 – Rock And Roll Music: Any Old Way You Choose It 
2014 – 5 Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles And Rare Tracks

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13 Question Method – Ry Cooder (#533)

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13 Question Method – Ry Cooder

Personnel:

Written By: Chuck Berry 
Guitar, Vocals: Ry Cooder
Producer: Ry Cooder 
Studio: Ocean Way Studios – Los Angeles, CA
Record Label: Warner Brothers Records

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Ry Cooder – Get Rhythm
Original Release Date: 1987.11.03

Covers:

1961 – Chuck Berry (Original) (as Thirteen Question Method) 
1996 – Mick Abrahams
1998 – Bjorn Berge
2000 – Big Mama 

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10 A.M. Automatic – The Black Keys (#499)

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10 A.M. Automatic – The Black Keys

Personnel:

Written By: The Black Keys
Guitar, Vocals: Dan Auerbach
Drums: Patrick Carney
Producer: The Black Keys
Studio: Sentient Sound – Akron, OH
Record Label: Fat Possum

Music Video Director: David Cross

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: The Black Keys – 10 A.M. Automatic / Stack Shot Billy / Summertime Blues (Single)
Original Release Date: 2004.08.31

Additional Releases:

2004 – Rubber Factory

Live Versions:

2005 – Live
2007 – The Live EP
2008 – Live At The Crystal Ballroom

Soundtrack Appearances:

2006 – Live Free Or Die
2007 – The Go-Getter

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1-2-3-4 – Lucky Peterson (#364)

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1-2-3-4 – Lucky Peterson

Lucky was reportedly five years old when he laid this song down on record and performed it on The Tonight Show, The Ed Sullivan Show and What’s My Line?, the joke of the song being that he couldn’t count above 4.

Personnel:

Written By: Willie Dixon & James Peterson
Vocals, Organ: Lucky Peterson
Producer: Willie Dixon
Record Label: Today Records

Releases

Original Release: Lucky Peterson Blues Band – 1-2-3-4/Good Old Candy
Original Release Date: 1971

Additional Releases:

1970 – Our Future: 5 year old Lucky Peterson

 

 

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(You’ll Have To) Come And Get It – Good Jelly Bess (#312)

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(You’ll Have To) Come And Get It – Good Jelly Bess

Personnel:

Written By: Fred Carter
Record Label: Hermitage Records

Releases

Original Release: Good Jelly Bess – A Little Piece At A Time/(You’ll Have To) Come And Get It (Single)
Original Release Date: 1962.05.12

Additional Releases:

1996 – The Best Of Hermitage Records
2016 – Various Artists – Boppin’ By The Bayou: Drives Ins & Baby Dolls

Soundtrack Appearances:

199 – The Out-Of-Towners

Covers:

1987 – Eugene Chadbourne

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(Let Me Up) I’ve Had Enough – Kenny Wayne Shepherd (#185)

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(Let Me Up) I’ve Had Enough – Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Personnel:

Written By: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Nadeau & Mark Selby
Guitar, Vocals: Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Vocals: 
Corey Sterling
Guitar: Joe Nadeau
Bass: Will Ainsworth
Drums: Kevin Smith
Keyboards, Percussion: Jimmy Wallace
Producer: Ken Shepherd & David Z.
Studio: House Of Blues – Memphis, TN
Record Label: Giant Records

Lyrics:

Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Ledbetter Heights
Original Release Date: 1995.09.19

Live:

1996 – MTV 

Soundtrack Appearances:

1996 – The Fan

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