The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 224

Legends Mix

The Memphis Peabody hotel is the scene of two recordings in today's show - one by Blind Joe Reynolds and one of Kid Bailey and we're talking 1929 and '30 then. Both Victor and Brunswick used the place to record local bluesmen.

Also today the story of John Lee Hooker and his first session in Detroit. This show wou will learn about another use of a toilet bowl. And together with the story of the Flennoy Trio - it's all in today's episode of the Legends of the Rocking Dutchman.



  1. Jimmy Yancey - How Long Blues
  2. Blind Joe Reynolds - Married Man Blues
  3. Willie Brown - Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
  4. Peetie Wheatstraw Possum - Den Blues
  5. Pete Daily's Chicagoans - 5.30 A.M. Blues
  6. Kid Bailey - Rowdy Blues
  7. Big Joe McCoy - Sleeping By Myself
  8. Andy Kirk - Hey Lawdy Mama
  9. Joe Turner & The Flennoy Trio - Ooh-Ouch-Stop
  10. Beale Street Gang - Back Alley Blues
  11. Rickey Jordan - A.B.C. Blues
  12. John Lee Hooker - Devil's Jump
  13. Jimmy Mccracklin - Miss Mattie Left Me
  14. Jack McVea - B.B. Boogie
  15. Fat Man Robinson - Sophronia Jones


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Andy Kirk & Mary Lou Williams - Scratchin' in the Gravel
  • Buddy Johnson - Dr Jive Jives
  • Savannah Syncopators - Who's Blue
  • Sidney Bechet - I've Found A New Babe
  • Skeets Tolbert & His Gentlemen Of Swing - Jumpin' Jack
  • Todd Rhodes - Blue Sensation