Lucky Me, Charming You

From ‘Someday My Luck Will Change’ to ‘Hoodoo Lady Blues’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz & Other Musics‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Lucks‘. It has Judy Garland, Big Boy Crudup, Bill Evans, Jack Wilson and many more.

LINER NOTES
IMAGE : Photo by Shekynah
INFORMATIONS

Radio Paradise: About “Got My Mojo Workin’”, Agent510 from Oakland, CA writes : “Love this tune. Good for Muddy having his mojo workin’. My mojo is in the shop right now. I’m waiting for them to call me back with an estimate”.

Lucky Mojo : This song (“Hoodoo Lady Blues”) is unique for using the word “hoodoo” in all three of its meanings: as a noun (a practitioner), an adjective (defining an amulet or spell), and a verb (to cast a spell).

Amazon : The open fifths left accompanying the devastating final chords of Bill Evan’s “Lucky to Be Me,” are almost spiritual in their nakedness.

Wilson & Alroy’s : Come to think of it, Veloso might be making fun of “If It’s Magic”. hile he’s at it. Who does he think he is, making fun of Stevie? Screw you, Caetano Veloso! Unless he’s not, in which case I take it back. Jeez, this is confusing.

Oldies.com : Barnet who had some hit records including “That Old Black Magic”, was also a leading figure in breaking racial taboos in the hiring of black musicians, and as early as 1935 he had a mixed-race band.

Answers.com : The Dick Haymes recording of ‘It’s Magic’ was released by Decca Records as catalog number 23826. The recording spent 14 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #13.

The Sinatra Family : In June and July 1993, Sinatra returned to his Capitol Records’ Studio A home to record Duets (followed by Duets2, his final album), his first new album in more than nine years. It includes “Witchcraft”, a duo with Anita Baker .

Amazon.co.uk : Recorded during the famous London Sessions recordings, first week of August 1960, “Lucky Day” is a joyous song enlivened with the passion for life Judy was finally feeling when she had nearly died a year earlier and had been told that she would be a semi-invalid for the rest of her life.

Mauro Boscarol : After Nina Simone covered “I Put A Spell On You”, Jay wrote “Poor Folks”/”Your Kind Of Love” for her in 1965. She refused to record them, and Jay was left to do so himself in typically macabre fashion.

Mauro Boscarol : After Nina Simone covered “I Put A Spell On You”, Jay wrote “Poor Folks”/”Your Kind Of Love” for her in 1965. She refused to record them, and Jay was left to do so himself in typically macabre fashion.

PLAYLIST : Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown – Someday My Luck Will Change (5.33) . Paul Hardcastle – Lucky star (3.50) . Judy Garland – Lucky Day (2.32) . Lloyd Price – Lady Luck (2.18) . Franck Sinatra & Anita Baker – Witchcraft (3.22) . Platters – (You’ve Got) the Magic Touch (2.27) . Caetano Veloso – If its magic (3.05) . Bill Evans – Lucky To Be Me (3.41) . Dick Haymes – It’s Magic (2.30) . Nina Simone – I Put A Spell On You (2.34) . J.B. Lenoir – If I Get Lucky (3.07) . Jack Wilson – Mr. Lucky (2.16) . Charlie Barnet – That old black magic (3.19) . Big Boy Crudup – Hoodoo Lady Blues (2.59) . R.L. Burnside – Bad Luck City (4.38) . Muddy waters – Got My Mojo Working (2.52) . Louis Armstrong – I’m Just A Lucky So And So (3.09) . Joni James – Bewitched. Bothered And Bewildered (2.38) .

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