13/08/2006

The Warner Brothers Sessions (and more WEA) : where on earth did Bill Haley discovered these incedible songs from? Part 3 - Crazy Man Crazy ! (again) - modif : 16th, 29th Oct. 2006

***Crazy Man Crazy : from Bill Haley With Haley's Comets, 1953***Kansas City : from K.C. Lovin' by Little Willie Littlefield, Federal, 11/1952 via Little Richard, US #95, 1959. (Wilbert Harrison, Fury, US #1, May 1959)***Love Letters In The Sand : from Dolly Dawn and Her Dawn Patrol, 1931.***Shake Rattle And Roll : from Joe Turner, April 1954***I'm In Love Again : from Fats Domino, 06/1956***Stagger Lee : from Lloyd Price's version, 1959 [originally Stack O' Lee Blues by Frank Westphal & His Orchestra, 1923 and Waring's Pennsylvanians, 1923)***Rock Around The Clock : from Bill Haley And His Comets, 05/1954***I Almost Lost My Mind : from Ivory Joe Hunter, 1949***Blue Suede Shoes : from Carl Perkins, Sun 234, Jan. 1, 1956***My Special Angel : from Bobby Helms With The Anita Kerr Singers, Decca 9-30423, 08/1957***Blueberry Hill : from Fats Domino's version, 12/1956 [originally by Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra, 05/1940 via Glenn Miller and his orchestra with Ray Eberle, Bluebird, 1940].***Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin', On : from Big Maybelle, Okeh 7060, 1955 via Chubby Checker, Parkway Records, B-side of The Hucklebuck, 10/1960.***Bouquet Of Roses : from Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys, RCA Victor, 1948***I Don't Hurt Anymore : from Hank Snow, RCA Victor, 17th April 1954.***(The) Wild Side Of Life : from Hank Thompson, Capitol, 1952 [aka Honky Tonk Angels].***Singing The Blues from Marty Robbins, Columbia 1956 via Guy Mitchell, Columbia, US #1, 1956***This Is The Thanks I Get : from This Is The Thanks I Get (For Loving You) by Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy, and his Guitar, RCA Victor 47-5805, July 1954.***Candy Kisses : originally from George Morgan's - who wrote the song -, CBS/COLUMBIA 20547, 1949, US R'N'B #1 then US POP #2.***However, this song (gospel) had been recorded the year before by The Five Blind Boys of Alabama (Clarence Fountain, leader) and issued on Coleman Records, Newark, New Jersey. Then in the same year by Rex Turner and The Westerners, Varsity V 8015 via Red Foley, Decca, 1949***Scandinavian Shuffle, 1960 : from Alice Babs and the swe-danes, Metronome 4509-95438-2, Sweden, 1959.***No Letter Today : from Ted Daffan and his Texans, CBS/COLUMBIA, 1942 (US #1, 1943).***There's A New Moon Over My Shoulder (08/60) : from Jimmie Davis, Capitol Records, US #1, 1945***Cold Cold Heart : from Hank Williams (Sr.) And His Drifting Cowboys, 1951***Anytime : from Emmett Miller acc. by his Georgia Crackers, Okeh 40239, 1924; Okeh 41095, 1928; Bluebird 6577, 1936 via Eddy Arnold And His Guitar, RCA Victor, 1956.***Detour : originally from Spade Cooley A.H.O., Columbia 36935, US C/W #2), 1946 via Patti Page With Jack Rael And His Orchestra, Mercury 5682, June 13, 1951 via Duane Eddy, Jamie 1117/B, 09/1959 and originally written by Paul Westmorland as Detour (There's A Muddy Road Ahead) in 1945.***Trouble In Mind (Claire EP, 1979) : via Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra feat. Rosetta Tharpe on vocal, Decca 48053, 1950 [via Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra feat. Bertha "Chippie" Hill on vocal, 1926 [originally by Thelma LaVizzo, Paramount 12206, 1924].*** "Blue" Spanish Eyes : from Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra's Moon Over Naples, German #1, July 1965.***Caravan : from Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, Majestic 131, 05/1937.***Rock Around The Clock "SANS SAX" version, 04/1960) from (We'Re Gonna) RATC by Bill Haley And His Comets, May 1954 [originally by Sonny Dae And His Knights, Arcade, 03/1954]. Re-issued : WB Records, France, 1981 (originally, France, 1964 and 1972). Franny Beecher, with finally getting to put his own stamp on the song, rather than recreating Danny Cedrone's guitar break from the original.***The original WB album W/WS 1378, 04/60 Bill Haley and His Comets was known as "VITAPHONIC STEREO".***One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart), 1960 : from Jimmy Wakely, US C/W #1 in 1948 (Capitol Records).***Wipe Outn 1970 : from The Surfaris, DOT, 1963.***Haley's Juke Box, WB W/WS 1391, 08/1960.***Live In London, 06/1974.

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