Saturday, April 25, 2009

Swing Time

Glenn Miller Orchestra
I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo

In the Mood

Moonlight Serenade

Chattanooga Choo Choo

Benny Goodman Orchestra (Gene Krupa on drums)
Sing! Sing! Sing!

War version

Benny Goodman's orchestra was an all-star band.
Check out Gene Krupa on drums, Harry James on lead trumpet and Lionel Hampton on vibes.
(Medley 1937)

Benny Goodman (The King of Swing)
Roll Em

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Song of India

Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra lead singer)

Andrews Sisters
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Lionel Hampton
Flying Home

Duke Ellington
Take the "A" Train

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Chicago Blues

Hound Dog Taylor and Little Walter

Little Walter's Fast Boogie

Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City (I used to have this record.)

Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Little Walter: My Babe

Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Born in Chicago
Mike Bloomfield on lead guitar. (I had this record too.)

Muddy Waters: Got My Mojo Working

John Lee Hooker; with Carlos Santana: Chill Out

The Blues in the 60's

Little Red Rooster- Brian Jones on slide guitar

The Spider and the Fly (This is wicked stuff.)

Elmore James (Brian Jones hero)

Elmore James: King of the Slide Guitar

Howlin Wolf

All Down the Line
(Mick Taylor on slide guitar after the death of Brian Jones.)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009