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Amos Milburn Rocks


  • 1. Chicken Shack Boogie (Chicken Shack)
    2. House Party (Tonight)
    3. Rock Rock Rock
    4. Soft Pillow
    5. My Baby's Boogying
    6. I'm Gonna Tell My Mama
    7. Roomin' House Boogie
    8. Bad, Bad Whiskey
    9. We Teenagers Know What We Want
    10. Down the Road Apiece
    11. Roll Mr. Jelly
    12. Johnson Rag
    13. Greyhound
    14. Let Me Go Home, Whiskey
    15. Chicken Shack Boogie
    16. Let's Have a Party
    17. Square Dance Boogie
    18. One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
    19. One, Two, Three, Everybody
    20. Amos' Boogie
    21. Boogie Woogie
    22. Sax Shack Boogie
    23. Good, Good Whiskey
    24. Every Day of the Week
    25. Juice Juice Juice
    26. Amos' Blues
    27. Vicious, Vicious Vodka
    28. Let's Rock a While
    29. Three Times a Fool
    30. Girl of My Dreams
    31. Birmingham Bounce
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 16926

  • Credits
    ProducerEddie Mesner; Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis; Bill Millar (Reissue)
    Engineer

    Personnel: Amos Milburn (vocals, piano); Chuck Norris , Johnny Brown, Tiny Mitchell, Gene Phillips, Irving Ashby, Jack Marshall, Johnny Lee Moore, Al Hendrickson, Mickey Baker, Wayne Bennett, Bob Bain (guitar); Harry Klee (flute); Leroy Robinson, Paul Williams & His Hucklebuckers (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Claude McLin, Clifford Solomon, Eddie Chamblee, Bumps Myers, Clyde Dunn, Lee Allen Orchestra, Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis , Noble "Thin Man" Watts, Plas Johnson , Tina Brooks, Willie Mae Ford Smith (tenor saxophone); Jewell L. Grant, Joe Evans & Arthur McClain, Willie Simpson, Alvin "Red" Tyler (baritone saxophone); Harry "Sweets" Edison , John Anderson (trumpet); Arnett Sparrow, Herbie Harper (trombone); Ernie Freeman, Arnold Ross, Willard McDaniel (piano); Eldeen McIntosh, Earl Palmer , Ray Martinez , Lee Ji Young, Calvin Vaughns, Milt Holland, Rufus "Speedy" Jones, Jesse Sailes, Oscar Lee Bradley, Donald Dean (drums).
    Liner Note Author: Bill Dahl.
    Recording information: Audio Video Studios, New York, NY (09/12/1946-01/28/1957); Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA (09/12/1946-01/28/1957); Los Angeles, CA (09/12/1946-01/28/1957); New Orleans, LA (09/12/1946-01/28/1957); Pensacola, FL (09/12/1946-01/28/1957); Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA (09/12/1946-01/28/1957).
    Illustrators: Colin Escott; R.A. Andreas; Victor Pearlin.
    Photographers: Colin Escott; R.A. Andreas; Victor Pearlin.
    Arrangers: Ernie Freeman; Johnny Mandel.
    Another entry in the Bear Family's ROCKS series, this Amos Milburn collection gathers the '40s jump blues pianist and singer's greatest sides, which pointed the way to the commercial R&B of the early '50s and after, especially the piano-based New Orleans variety. Aside from "Down The Road A Piece" (which the Rolling Stones famously covered on 1964's THE ROLLING STONES, NOW!), Milburn is not particularly well-known, despite his other early R&B classics like "Chicken Shack Boogie" and "One Soda, One Scotch, One Beer," which John Lee Hooker later immortalized in his own inimitable style. This typically well-produced single-disc, 31-track compilation, with its extensive liner notes and great remastered sound, should go some ways towards righting that wrong, .

  • Critic Reviews
    Dirty Linen (p.64) - "These 31 tracks from Bear Family testify to the power and glory of one of the forgotten heroes of rock..."
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