Retro Roy







Roy on the Radio

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Snap Crackle Pop
January 1st, 2009


PJ Perry with Tommy Banks - A Time For Love
(from the 1977 Suite LP 'Sessions')

Jimmy Rushing with Count Basie - Good Morning Blues
(from the 1977 MCA 2 LP set 'Good Morning Blues') Rec NYC Aug 09/37

Wynonie Harris - Good Morning Mr. Blues
(from the 1948 King Maple Leaf 78) Flip of 'Good Rockin' Tonight'

Blind Willie McTell - Soon This Morning
(from the Atlantic LP 'Atlanta Twelve String;) Rec 1949

Bob Dylan - One Too Many Mornings
(from his 1964 Columbia LP 'The Times They Are A Changin' ')

Joni Mitchell - Morning Morgantown
(from her Reprise LP 'Ladies Of The Canyon')

Gordon Lightfoot - Early Morning Rain
(from his 1966 United Artists LP 'Lightfoot!')

Annette Hanshaw - Cooking Breakfast For The One I Love
(from the 1930 Okeh 78)

Lord Beginner - Love Love Love
(from the 1954 Decca 10" LP 'Calypso Carnival')
Most likely recorded much earlier

Etta Jones - Fine And Mellow
(from her 1960 Prestige LP 'Don't Go To Strangers')

Willard Robison acc. by his Little Symphony - A Cottage For Sale
(from the early 30s Velvet Tone 78)

Jack Teagarden - Think Well Of Me
(from his 1962 Verve LP 'Think Well Of Me')

Bert Niosi Sextette - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
(from the 1947 RCA Victor 78)


Canadian All Stars - Winnipegosis
(from the 1955 Discovery 10-inch LP 'The Canadian All Stars')
This LP contains their entire recorded output

John Lee Hooker - I'm In The Mood
(from the 1951 Modern 78)

Buddy Guy & His Band - Try To Quit You Baby
(from the 1958 Artistic 78)

Memphis Slim & His House Rockers - Memphis Slim USA
(from the 1955 United 78) with Matt Murphy on guitar

Lydia Mendoza - Triago Un Amor
(from the early 50s Glove 78)

Amalia Rodrigues - Me Com O Meu Amor
(from her early 50s Columbia ten - inch LP 'Os 8 Maiores Exitos')

Lord Kitchener with Freddy Grant's Caribbean Rhythm - Redhead
(from the early 50s Lyragon 78)

Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra - At Last
(from the 1951 Decca 78) Vocal by Arthur Prysock

Buddy Johnson (Vocal by Ella Johnson) - Since I Fell For You
(from the 1974 MCA 2 LP set ‘Singin’ The Blues’) Circa 1945

The Prowlers - Rock Me Baby
(from the 1957 Aragon 78)

Blue Tones featuring Fred Coupland - Oh Yeah!
(from the 1957 Regency 78)
Toronto group featured on Bear Family CD ‘Shakin' Up North’

Jimmie Rodgers - Miss The Mississippi And You
(from the 30s UK Zonophone 78)

Hank, The Yodeling Ranger - The Can't Have You Blues
(from the 1945 Bluebird 78)

Wilf Carter - Old Alberta Plains
(from the 1936 Bluebird 78)

Cecil McEchren - Guitar Boogie
(from the mid - 50s Apex 45) Cecil played guitar with Don Messer.


Wes Dakus & The Rebels - Las Vegas Scene
(from the 1965 Quality 45)

Terri Thornton - Blue Skies
(from her 1960 Riverside LP 'Devil May Care')

Augie Goupil & His Royal Tahitians - One Finger Two Finger Three Finger Poi
(from the 1938 Decca 78)

Merle Travis - A Too Fast Past
(from the 1952 Capitol DJ 78)

Roy Montrell & His Band - (Everytime I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone
(from the 1956 Specialty 78) His only 78

Louis Armstrong - Sittin' In The Sun (Countin' My Money)
(from the 1953 Decca 45) # 30 in Sept 53

Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
(from his 1986 RCA 2 LP set 'The Man And His Music')

Oscar Peterson - The Honeydripper
(from the late 40s Victor 78)


This page was last updated January 2nd, 2009.