The Legends of the Rocking Dutchman - episode 73

Legends Mix

Today's mixed bag of goodies was the result of a somewhat random selection from the mp3 player that spiced up my flight from Florida and that I continued to use on the bus rides to and from my work. Well, just look at the play list and you'll see that maybe I saved on the effort of selecting the music for you, but it's as good a set of stomping Rhythm & Blues as always.

Today I'll tell you how come that so many of the songs I select, happen to be recorded in December of 1947, why I envision a character from a Flemish comic book series when I hear Louis Jordan's Caldonia and you'll get a less recognized key figure in the transition of Rhythm & Blues to Rock 'n Roll.



  1. Saunders King - S.K. Jumps a.k.a. Summertime Boogie
  2. Tiny Bradshaw - Six Shooter Junction
  3. Louis Jordan - Caldonia
  4. Kitty Stevenson - Comes the day
  5. Al 'Cake' Wichard Sextette & Duke Henderson - Gravels In My Pillow
  6. Martha Davis - No Deposit - No Return
  7. Hot Lips Page - I Keep Rollin' On
  8. Goree Carter - Seven Days
  9. Wynonie Harris - Bite Again, Bite Again
  10. Al 'Cake' Wichard Sextette - Piece Of Cake
  11. Al Smith Orchestra - Last call
  12. Big Joe Turner - It's A Low Down Dirty Shame a.k.a the Playboy Blues
  13. Big Tiny Kennedy - 'Taint Right
  14. Todd Rhodes - Your Daddy's Doggin' Around
  15. Helen Humes - Ee Babaleeba Boogie
  16. Hadda Brooks - Brooks' Boogie


  • Wild Bill Moore Sextette - Bongo Bounce
The following music served as background music during the spoken parts:
  • Kirk Kirkland - The Saxaphone Rag
  • Cozy Eggleston - Big Heavy
  • Eddie Chamblee - Lazy Mood
  • Julian Dash - Creamin' Boogie
  • Lucky Millinder - Apollo Jump
  • Maxwell Davis - Popsicle
  • Plas Johnson - Downstairs