28/03/2009

DECCA SESSIONS (1) : Where on earth did Bill Haley... (28/03/2009)

...discovered these incredible songs from?***08-12-2007 années 50***(We're gonna) Rock Around The Clock : from (We're gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Sonny Dae and His Knights, Arcade 45-AR-123, 03/1954 [written in Philadelphia, Pa. in 11/1952].***Sonny Dae sold thousand of records in the Delaware Valley [B-side: Moving Guitar, instrumental)].***Thirteen Women [(And Only One Man In Town)] : from Thirteen Women And One Man by Dickie Thompson And his Orchestra, Herald 424, 01/1954 [B-side I'm Innocent].***Shake, Rattle And Roll : from (Big) Joe Turner acc. by Pluma Davis Orchestra, Atlantic 1026, April 1954.***A.B.C. Boogie : from Mary Del backed with the Do-Re-Me Trio, Drexel (later DR Records), West Chester/Drexel Hill (nearby Philadelphia), 1949.***Dim, Dim The Lights (I Want Some Atmosphere) : from Beverly Ross and Julius Dixon, US #33 at Spring 1954 [Dim Dim The Lights, recorded by Bill Haley and His Comets did reach the Top Ten on The Variety Charts in 1955. The Variety Charts were more prestigeous than BillBoard or Cash Box back in those days. However, Dim Dim The Lights did make it to the R & B Charts, Top Ten at that time, becoming not only Bill Haley's first R & B hit but the first hit on the R & B charts by a white artist period. In fact Alan Freed called Dim Dim The Lights the grand daddy song of Rock 'n' Roll. It opened the door for Rock Around The Clock to get another shot at the charts. The song was first released in the Spring of 54' only staying one week on the charts at Number 33 or thereabouts. This time Rock Around The Clock went all the way to number one in July of 1955].***Rock-A-Beatin' boogie : from (Danny Cedrone and) Esquire Boys, Guyden Records 705-A, April 1954 [originally by The Treniers, COLUMBIA-CBS/Okeh 7023, March 1954; EP EPIC EG 7103, 1955].***The Saints Rock 'N' Roll : from The Saints Are Marching In by The Paramount Jubilee Singers, 1923 [originally a very old Cincinatti negro spiritual dating back to 1896]; Bo Weevil Jackson, 1926.***Burn That Candle : from The Cues feat. Jimmy Breedlove aka Robbie Kirk, Capitol Records F3245, 09/1955.***See You Later, Alligator from : Bobby Charles' Later alligator (alias Robert Guidry), Chess 1609, 09/1955. [B-side On Bended Knee]***Hide And Seek : from Big Joe Turner, Atlantic 1069, 1955***Choo Choo Ch' Boogie : from Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five, Decca 23610, Feb. 1946.***Rockin' Through The Rye : from Comin' Thru The Rye, a Scottish folk traditional dating back to 1796.***Rip It Up : from Little Richard, Specialty, 1956.***Forty Cups Of Coffee : from 40 Cups Of Coffee by Danny Overbea with King Kolax And His Orchestra, Chess/Checker 774, June 1953.***Miss You : from Rudy Vallée And His Connecticut Yankees, Victor, 1929.***Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone : from Gene Austin, 1930, US #3, 1931.***You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming : from Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday on vocal, 1937.***I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter : from (Thomas) Fats Waller and his Rhythm, HMV B.D. 5031, New York City, rec. May 1935, US #3 via The Ink Spots (Decca), US #3 in 1935 as well as The Boswell Sisters with The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, US #6, 1936 via Connee Boswell, US #29, Decca, 1953 via Billy Williams, Coral 9-57184, US #3 & Canada #17 on 24th June 1957.***

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DECCA SESSIONS (2) : Where on earth did Bill Haley...(Part 2) - 2009/3/28

...discovered these incredible songs from ?***.***Is It True What They Say About Dixie? : from Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra feat. Bob Eberly on vocal, 1936.***Carolina In The Morning : from Broadway musical "The Passing Show of 1922" via Al Jolson, Decca 24109, 1947. [originally by Willie & Eugene Howard, 09/1922.***The Dipsy Doodle : from Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra featuring Edythe Wright on vocal, 1937 via Larry Clinton And His Orchestra feat. Bea Wain on vocal, Associated Transcriptions, December 1937.***Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You) : from musical "Hot Chocolates", first performed at Connie's Inn in Harlem in May 1929 by Margaret Simms & Paul Bass via Fats Waller and his Rhythm, Associated Transcriptions, Jan. 1938; Victor, 08/1939; Jazz Selection, 01/1943.***Moon Over Miami : from the Dorsey Bothers Orchestra featuring Connee/Connie Boswell on vocal, Decca/Brunswick, US # 19, 1935.***One Sweet Letter From You : from Ted Lewis And His Band, July 1927***(I'll be with you in) Apple blossom time from : Artie Shaw and his orchestra, 1937 via Glenn Miller.***Somebody Else Is Taking My Place, (C) 1937: from Russ Morgan And His Orchestra [Decca 25398], "Strictly In The Groove" OST, Decca, US #5, 1942.***How Many?: from Jim Reeves, RCA Victor, 1957 (also recorded by Eddy Arnold on the same label)***Move It On Over : from Hank Williams (Sr.) And His Drifting Cowboys, MGM 10033-A, 1947.***(New) Rock The Joint : from Rock The Joint by Jimmy Preston And His Prestonians, Gotham [owned by Sam "Goody" Goode and Ivin Ballen] JP-12, Philadelphia, Sep. 24, 1949.***Pretty Alouette (Be My Only One) : from a Canadian-French folklore, Montréal, 1946.***Rockin' Rollin' Schnitzlebank from : (Ei du schöne,) Schnitzelbank, 1890 (C) 1890 by Johannes Brahms [humorous drinking song of Austro-Hungarian origin.*** Rockin' Matilda : from Waltzing Matilda [which means "Auf der Walz" (is a German expression that means traveling on the job) and "bed-roll" or slang "swag"], originally based on a traditional entitled "Thou Bonny Wood Of Craigie Lee", Australia, a poem written in January 1895 by Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson [Oh! There once was a swagman camped in the Billabong, under the shade of a Coolabah tree; and he sang as he looked at his old billy boiling, “Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me...].*** He heard a tune played by Miss Christina MacPherson of Dagworth Station. He added the words of Waltzing Matilda to the music.***Eventually published as a song in 1903 then copyrighted as a song in Scotland in 1936***"Vive la rock and roll": from on a French novelty tune (1811) and the French lullaby "Frère Jacques", 1869 ("Bruder Jakob"; "Brother Jake").***It's A Sin : from Eddy Arnold (15/05/1918-8/05/2008), RCA Victor, US C/W #1, 1947.***Mary, Mary Lou: from The Sparks' Merry, Merry Lou, DECCA 9-30378, July 1957.***Come Rock With Me : from O Sole Mio [(C) 1898 by Eduardo di Capua, Alfredo Mazzuchi, Giovanni Capurro] by tenor man Enrico Caruso, Naples, Italy, 1903.***Wooden Shoe Rock: from "LA CENERENTOLA" 's [Cinderella's/French fairy tale "Cendrillon"] Gretchen And The Wooden Shoe, music composed by Gioacchino Rossini and libretto written by Jacopo Ferretti, 1817.***Joey's Song : from Joe Reisman And His Orchestra, DECCA, 1957.***Chiquita Linda: from Un Poquito De Tu Amor by Julio Guttiérez y su Orquesta, Cuba, 1948.***

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DECCA SESSIONS (3) : Where on earth did Bill Haley... (2009/3/28)

...discoverd these incredible songs from ?***The DECCA Sessions moved from 8th Aug. 2006.***.***Dinah : originally recorded by Al Handler and his Alamo Cafe Orch. for Gennett in 1925 but apparently rejected via Ethel Waters, COLUMBIA 487-D, 1926 via Jean Goldkette And His Famous Victor Record Orchestra with vocal chorus by "The Kentucky Boys", Victor 19947, 1926 via Fats Waller And His Rhythm, Electrola, June 1935.***Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider (I) (C) 1903) : from Red Nichols And His Five Pennies, Brunswick, 1927 via Glenn Miller and his orchestra, Bluebird, 1941 [originally by Eddie Cantor and his orchestra in 1903, a song dedicated to his wife Ida Tobias].***MARIE : from a waltz composed by Irving Berlin for an early sound movie called The Awakening in 1928 via the original vocal version by Tommy Dorsey A.H.O. feat. Jack Leonard on vocal in 1937.***Corrine, Corrina : from Big Joe Turner, US POP 41, 13th June 1941 & Joe Turner with Chorus and Orchestra, Atlantic, US R'N'B #23, 24th Feb. 1956 [originally by Bo Carter (alias Armenter Chatmon), November 1928.***Sweet Sue, Just You : from Sweet Sue by Fat Waller and his Rhythm, HMV (NY City), June 1935 [originally by Bennie Krueger And His Orchestra, 1928.***CHARMAINE : from the 1926 Raoul Walsh's movie "What Price Glory ?" (a part of the) soundtrack-signed Ernö Rapée-Lew Pollack- based on a piano solo composed by Johannes Brahms via Edmund Eysler "Der Lachende Ehemann", an exerpt of the operetta soundtrack-premiere at Wien Bürgertheater on 19/03/1913 (literally, the laughing married man-premiere in London as The Laughing Husband in 1913).***A.B.C. Rock : from Sally Starr aka Sally Belair, (Mrs. Jesse Rogers), Clymax CR-EP-1002, late 1958 or early 1959.***I Got A Woman : from Ray Charles' I' Ve Got A Woman, Atlantic 1050, December 1954, a rewording of a spiritual (P.D./unknown songwriter(s) called "Ain't that good news", 1940***It was also derived from the tune of a gospel song by Professor Alex Bradford's "Jesus is all the world to me", Specialty, 1954 and it is said Ray Charles was also influenced by Alex Brown or the Bailey Gospel Singers (COLUMBIA, 1951) "I've Got A Savior [(Across Town)].***(Now And Then) There's A Fool Such As I : from Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger and his Rainbow Ranch Boys, RCA Victor 47-5034, 15th/11/1952.***"Caldonia" : from Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five's "Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?), DECCA, January 1945.***"Ooh! Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty" : Looka-there, ain't she pretty from Clarence Williams and his Orchestra, Vocalion 2616-B, 1933, via Buddy Greco and his Three Sharps including Francis Beecher on/to the guitar, Musicraft 515, 1947.***(Thanks For The) Summer Souvenir : from Summer Souvenirs by Larry Clinton And His Orchestra feat. Bea Wain on vocal, US #3, 1938 via Bing Crosby, Decca, Oct. 1938.***Puerto Rican Peddler : from Puerto Rican Pedlar by Johnny Brandon With The Phantoms, Polygon, UK, 1955.***