This day (September 18, 1997), in Los Angeles, California, died Jimmy Witherspoon, an American jump blues singer who had his first hit, Ain’t Nobody’s Business in 1949, recording under his own name with the McShann band.
Nina Simone’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is a studio album recorded on March 21, April 1 & 6 1964 May 19 & 20 1965 and released the same year by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Be My Husband (Andy Stroud) – 03:20 . 2.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmie Cox) – 02:38 . 3.End Of […]
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘These are the Blues’ is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don […]
Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]