CD Blowing the Fuse: 28 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1948 (CD 1206667),
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Blowing the Fuse: 28 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1948


  • 1. Write Me a Letter - The Ravens
    2. King Size Papa - Julia Lee
    3. Call It Stormy Monday - T-Bone Walker
    4. Thirty-Five Thirty - Paul Williams Sextet
    5. Move Your Hand, Baby - Crown Prince Waterford
    6. I Love You, Yes I Do - Bull Moose Jackson
    7. Fine Brown Frame - Nellie Lutcher
    8. Hey Mr. Gatemouth - Gatemouth Moore
    9. Tomorrow Night - Lonnie Johnson
    10. X-Temperaneous Boogie - Camille Howard
    11. Good Rockin' Tonight - Wynonie Harris
    12. You Sure Look Good to Me - The Big Three Trio
    13. Long Gone, Part 2 - Sonny Thompson
    14. Cadillac Boogie - Jimmy Liggins
    15. Pretty Mama Blues - Ivory Joe Hunter
    16. Run Joe - Louis Jordan
    17. Elevator Baby - Mabel Scott
    18. We're Gonna Rock - Bill Moore
    19. My Heart Belongs to You - Arbee Stidham
    20. I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
    21. Corn Bread - Hal Singer
    22. It's Too Soon to Know - The Orioles
    23. Hop Skip & Jump - Roy Milton
    24. That's Your Last Boogie - Joe Swift
    25. Little Bird Told Me, A - Paula Watson
    26. Long About Midnight - Roy Brown
    27. Daddy-O - Louis Jordan
    28. Chicken-Shack Boogie
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 16703

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    Blowing the Fuse is a killer series of compilation CDs issued by Germany's premier archivist label, Bear Family. Subtitled "R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox," each volume is compiled by year. 1948 was a boom year for jukeboxes across the United States. This volume, like most of the others, contains 28 affirmed classics of the early postwar years though some of these titles have been obscured a bit by history. Assembled by Dave "Daddy Cool" Booth, the sequencing of these tracks has proved invaluable in this series. With the Ravens "Write Me a Letter" opening it all up, Julia Lee files in with "King Size Papa" and gets trailed by T-Bone Walker's monster "They Call It Stormy Monday," which is tailed by the Paul Williams's "Thirty-Five Thirty" and Crown Prince Waterford's risqu "Move Your Hand, Baby." Is this six tracks of pure gold or what? But it gets better, with Bull Moose Jackson's "I Love You, Yes I Do," Nellie Lutcher's "Fine Brown Frame," and a host of others including Mabel Scott's "Elevator Baby," and Lonnie Johnson's awesome "Tomorrow Night." Other artists featured here are Paul Watson, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Liggins, Amos Milburn and Roy Brown, among many others. Colin Escott has written authoritative liner notes -- there is a small set for each cut -- and the package is full of killer photos and housed in a handsome digipack. Sound quality is consistently fine throughout. ~ Thom Jurek

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