The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 168

Legends Mix

For today three full decades of the best of Rhythm & Blues starting with an impressive blues duet of Victoria Spivey and Lonnie Johnson.

But also a recording from the aftermath of the career of Louis Jordan, and one of the many forgotten trios that were formed after Nat King Cole's, and that played the clubs of Los Angeles' Central Avenue. Ending with some country boogie blues, it's an allsorts to enjoys again.



  1. Victoria Spivey & Lonnie Johnson - New Black Snake Blues
  2. Bertha Chippie Hill - Trouble In Mind
  3. Four Blackamoors with Mabel Robinson - Romance In The Dark
  4. Harlem Hamfats - Mellow Little Devil
  5. Peetie Wheatstraw - Five Minute Blues
  6. Monette Moore - Keep 'Em Guessing
  7. Saunders King - Unfaithful Blues
  8. Louis Jordan - House Party
  9. Faye Adams - I've Got To Leave You
  10. Counts & Countess - Rip up the joint
  11. Champion Jack Dupree - Dupree Shake Dance
  12. Piano Red - Just Right Bounce
  13. Rhythm Willie - Breathtaking Blues
  14. One Arm Slim - Crap Shootin' Blues
  15. Gene Gilmore - She Got Something There
  16. Great Gates & His Wampus Cats - Cold Blooded Blues
  17. Curley Rash - Humble Road Boogie


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Al 'Cake' Wichard Sextette - Piece Of Cake
  • Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy - Messa Stomp
  • Count Basie - Jumpin at the Woodside
  • Eddie Chamblee - Last Call
  • Washboard Rhythm Kings - Fire