The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 205

Legends Mix

I always keep my promises - and last week, when I featured the United label, I promised you to play the vocalese on Night Train of the Four Blazes. Well today you'll get it, together of course with sixteen other hot tracks.

And they include the original, 1944 take of Eddie Vinson's Cherry Red Blues, a 1939 blues with some unusual background vocals and a lot of information on Lucille Bogan.



  1. Four Blazes - Night Train
  2. Clarence Gatemouth Brown - Boogie Rambler
  3. Bobby Smith - Dash Hound Boogie
  4. Sonny Boy Williamson - Cross My Heart
  5. Champion Jack Dupree - Clog Dance (Stomping Blues)
  6. Doctor Clayton - Copper Colored Mama
  7. Ruth Ladson - What Do you Bet
  8. Three Peppers - Three Foot Skipper Jones
  9. Bill Samuels - Stompin' These Blues Away
  10. Cootie Williams - Red Blues
  11. Cleo Brown - Mama Donít Want No Peas An'Rice An' Cocoanut Oil
  12. Lucille Bogan - Whiskey Selling Woman
  13. Charlie 'Specks' McFadden - Groceries on the Shelf
  14. Buddy Moss - Jinx Man Blues
  15. Curtis Jones - Glamour And Glory Blues
  16. Monkey Joe - Mountain Baby Blues
  17. Robert Johnson - Phonograph Blues


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Bobby Smith - Night Watch
  • Cootie Williams - Fly Right (Epistrophy)
  • I.H. Smalley - Smalley's Jump
  • Joe Liggins - Yvette
  • Louis Jordan - Flat Face