The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 187

Legends Mix

And in this 187th show the kind of stories that you're used from me - like why the Sonny Boy Williamson that I'm playing today, is named 'the second', the bluesman who got covered by Elvis several times, another boxer who chose for the music and the life story of Bessie Smith. It's got some great music, too.



  1. Ray Charles - Blues Before Sunrise
  2. Eddie Vinson - Peas And Rice
  3. T-Bone Walker - I Wish You Were Mine
  4. Smokey Hogg - Long Tall Mama
  5. Big Mama Thornton - How Come
  6. Wild Bill Moore & Shifty Henry - Boulevard Boogie
  7. Wynonie Harris - Big City Blues
  8. Buster Bailey Rhythm Busters - Light Up
  9. Sticks McGhee - Oh What A Face
  10. Jimmy Witherspoon - In The Evening
  11. Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup - So Glad You're Mine
  12. Sonny Boy Williamson - Pontiac Blues
  13. Bea Booze - So Good
  14. Bill Gaither - Rainy Morning
  15. Kid Brown and His Blue Band - Bo-Lita
  16. Rosetta Howard & the Harlem Hamfats - Stay Away From My Door
  17. Bessie Smith - Kitchen Man


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Coleman Hawkins - Flyin' Hawk
  • Roy Milton - Grooving With Joe
  • Sam Price and His Texas Blusicians - The Goon Drag (Gone Wid De Goon)
  • Sonny Boy Williamson - Cat Hop
  • Sonny Thompson- Backyard Affair