The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 170

Legends Mix

Today I end with what I began my show of two weeks ago with - a duet of Victoria Spivey with Lonnie Johnson. Blues duets are pretty rare but these two did a few excellent ones for the Vocalion label in the late twenties.

Of course, as in all Legends Mix shows, there's more to enjoy, and this show makes no difference - Rhythm & Blues from the twenties to the fifties, from early recorded blues to the dawn of Rock 'n Roll.



  1. Myra Taylor - Tell Your Best Friend Nothing
  2. Horse Collar Williams - How Ya Like That
  3. Tom Archia - Downfall Blues (Whiskey)
  4. Handy Jackson - Trouble (Will Bring You Down)
  5. Goree Carter - Hoy Hoy
  6. T-Bone Walker - Glamour Girl
  7. L.C. Williams - I Don't Want No Woman
  8. Ace Harris - Baby Maybe You're The Wolf
  9. Ivory Joe Hunter - Don't You Believe Her
  10. Harlem Hamfats - I Don't Want You Loving Me
  11. Margaret Webster & Clarence Williams' Washboard Band - I've Got What It Takes (But It Breaks My Heart to Give It Away)
  12. Henry Red Allen & Lee Brown - My Little Girl
  13. George Noble - Sissy Man Blues
  14. Kid Prince Moore - Ford V-8 Blues
  15. Leroy Dallas - Baby Please Don't Go
  16. Martha Davis - Lovin' Blues
  17. Victoria Spivey & Lonnie Johnson - Toothache Blues


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Count Basie - Jumpin at the Woodside
  • Eddie Chamblee - Last Call
  • Gladys Palmer & the Floyd Hunt Quartette - Harlem Breakdown
  • Harlem Hamfats - Hamfat Swing
  • Julian Dash - Creamin' Boogie