12/3/2012 Bop Street

 

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for New Orleans' own LOUIS PRIMA and LEE DORSEY - and - Remembering MICKEY 'GUITAR' BAKER, who played on thousands of classic (and not so classic) R&B and Rock 'N' Roll recordings of the 1950s and 1960s and From the World of Vocal Group Harmony EARL 'SPEEDO' CARROLL of the Cadillacs and Coasters, and DEBORAH CHESSLER, author of what may-or may not- be the First Rock 'N' Roll Record "It's Too Soon to Know"

Playlist Tracks: 
Louis Prima - Jump, Jive and Wail
Album: Capitol Collectors Series; Label: Capitol
Little Richard - All Around the World
Album: The Georgia Peach; Label: Specialty
Oscar McLolliie and Jeanette Baker - Hey Boy! Hey Girl!
Album: The Class and Rendezvous Story; Label: ACE (UK)
Little Richard - Tutti Frutti
Album: The Georgia Peach; Label: Specialty
Little Richard - Slippin' and Slidin'
Album: The Georgia Peach; Label: Specialty
Lee Dorsey - A Mellow Good Time
Album: The EP Collection; Label: See For Miles (UK)
Sammy Price w/Mickey 'Guitar' Baker and King Curtis - Rib Joint
Album: Rib Joint; Label: Savoy
Sammy Price w/Mickey 'Guitar' Baker - New Orleans Blues
Album: Rib Joint; Label: Savoy
Ruth Brown - Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Album: Miss Rhythm: Greatest Hits and More; Label: Rhino/Atlantic
The Cadillacs - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Album: Doo Wop Christmas; Label: Rhino
The Cadillacs - Speedo
Album: The4 Fabulous Cadillacs/The Crazy Cadillacs; Label: Westside (UK)
The Cadillacs - Gloria
Album: The Fabulous Cadillacs/The Crazy Cadillacs; Label: Westsie (UK)
Sonny Til and the Orioles - It's Too Soon to Know
Album: Jubille and Josie R&B Vocal Groups Vol 1; Label: Sequel (UK)
Louis Prima - Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody
Album: Capitol Collectors Series; Label: Capitol
Louis Prima and Keely Smith - Begin the Beguine
Album: Together ; Label: Jasmine/DOT (UK)
Eddie Heywood - Begin the Beguine
Album: Those Wonderful Years: South of the Border (VA); Label: ESX
Mickey and Sylvia - Love Is Strange
Album: Love Is; Label: Collectables
Mickey 'Guitar' Baker - Baia
Album: Wildest Guitar; Label: Atlantic
Mickey and Sylvia - Bewildered
Album: Love Is Strange; Label: Collectables
Big Red McHouston (Mickey Baker) - Where Is My Honey
Album: The GROOVE Story: R&B From the Radio Corporation; Label: Westside (UK)
Big Maybelle - Don't Leave Poor Me
Album: The Complete OKeh Sessions 1952-1955; Label: Columbia/Legacy
Mickey 'Guitar' Baker - Shake Walkin'
Album: Rock With a Sock ; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Louis Jordan - Let the Good Times Roll
Album: Rock 'N' Roll; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Young Jessie - Hit, Git and Split
Album: I'm Gone; Label: ACE (UK)
The Sparks of Rhythm - Everybody Rock and Go
Album: The Golden Era of DooWops: Apollo Records Vol 1; Label: Relic
Varetta Dillard - I Can't Stop Now
Album: Mercy Mr Percy Vol 1; Label: Savoy
The Coasters - Poison Ivy
Album: The Coasters Greatest Hits; Label: Sequel (UK)
The Coasters - I'm A Hog For You
Album: The Coasters Greatest Hits; Label: Sequel (UK)
Jesse Stone - Barrelhouse
Album: Jesse Stone - - alias Charles 'Chuck' Calhoun; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Wilbert Harrison - Don't Drop It
Album: Listen to My Song; Label: Savoy
Joe Clay - Crackerjack
Album: Ducktail (LP); Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Jesse Stone - Smack Dab in the Middle
Album: Jesse Stone - - alias Charles 'Chuck' Calhoun; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Ruth Brown - Love Contest
Album: Miss Rhythm: Greatest Hits and More; Label: Rhino/Atlantic
Jesse Stone - The Rocket
Album: Jesse Stone - - alias Charles 'Chuck' Calhoun; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Amos Milburn - One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
Album: Down the Road a Piece: The Best of Amos Milburn; Label: EMI
Little Willie John - Need Your Love So Bad
Album: Fever: The Best of Little Willie John; Label: Rhino/King
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Air Date: 
December 3, 2012
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