Gettin' Funky: The Birth of New Orleans R&B [Box]

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
New Orleans musicians have long mixed a diverse laundry list of styles from blues, Latin, pop, swing, jazz, stride piano, mainstream R&B and even a little country into the immediately recognizable gumbo known as New Orleans R&B. This four-disc box from Proper (each of the four discs in Gettin' Funky: The Birth of New Orleans R&B, are available separately as Piano Power, The Pioneers, The Hit Makers and Hip Shakin' Mamas, Crooners and Shouters, are also available as standalone albums) provides 107 tracks from the early pioneers of this feisty, energetic and joyous music, with several selections from, among others, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
New Orleans musicians have long mixed a diverse laundry list of styles from blues, Latin, pop, swing, jazz, stride piano, mainstream R&B and even a little country into the immediately recognizable gumbo known as New Orleans R&B. This four-disc box from Proper (each of the four discs in Gettin' Funky: The Birth of New Orleans R&B, are available separately as Piano Power, The Pioneers, The Hit Makers and Hip Shakin' Mamas, Crooners and Shouters, are also available as standalone albums) provides 107 tracks from the early pioneers of this feisty, energetic and joyous music, with several selections from, among others, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Champion Jack Dupree, Dave Bartholomew, Paul Gayten and Roy Brown.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/11/2001
  • Label: Proper Box Uk
  • UPC: 604988992823
  • Catalog Number: 28
  • Sales rank: 98,408

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dupree Shake Dance - Champion Jack Dupree (2:44)
  2. 2 Junker Blues - Champion Jack Dupree (2:43)
  3. 3 Big Time Mama - Champion Jack Dupree (2:38)
  4. 4 Byrd's Blues - Professor Longhair (2:48)
  5. 5 Her Mind Is Gone - Professor Longhair (2:40)
  6. 6 Bald Head - Professor Longhair (2:32)
  7. 7 Hey Now Baby - Professor Longhair (2:50)
  8. 8 Oh Well - Professor Longhair (2:28)
  9. 9 Hadacol Bounce - Professor Longhair (3:03)
  10. 10 Longhair Stomp - Professor Longhair (2:47)
  11. 11 Been Fooling Around - Professor Longhair (3:02)
  12. 12 Between Night and Day (In the Wee Wee Hours) - Professor Longhair (2:46)
  13. 13 Hey Now Baby - Professor Longhair (2:56)
  14. 14 Mardi Gras in New Orleans - Professor Longhair (2:53)
  15. 15 She Walks Right In - Professor Longhair (2:51)
  16. 16 Hey Little Girl - Professor Longhair (3:03)
  17. 17 Willie Mae - Professor Longhair (2:49)
  18. 18 Walk Your Blues Away - Professor Longhair (2:56)
  19. 19 Professor Longhair Blues - Professor Longhair (2:29)
  20. 20 Boogie Woogie - Professor Longhair (2:41)
  21. 21 Longhair's Blues-Rhumba - Professor Longhair (3:18)
  22. 22 Stack-A-Lee, Pts. 1 & 2 - Archibald (4:44)
  23. 23 Shake Baby Shake - Archibald (2:29)
  24. 24 Ballin' With Archie - Archibald (2:42)
  25. 25 My Gal - Archibald (2:32)
  26. 26 Little Miss Muffet - Archibald (2:26)
  27. 27 Crescent City Bounce - Archibald (2:32)
  28. 28 She's Scattered Everywhere - Archibald (2:34)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Mr. Fool - Dave Bartholomew (3:00)
  2. 2 Country Boy - Dave Bartholomew (3:05)
  3. 3 Gert Town Blues - Dave Bartholomew (3:02)
  4. 4 Basin Street Breakdown - Dave Bartholomew (2:44)
  5. 5 Pyramid - Dave Bartholomew (2:32)
  6. 6 Messy Bessie - Dave Bartholomew (2:59)
  7. 7 Nickel Wine - Dave Bartholomew (2:36)
  8. 8 Ain't Gonna Do It (Rest of My Life) - Dave Bartholomew (2:34)
  9. 9 Good Jax Boogie - Dave Bartholomew (2:44)
  10. 10 Now That You're Gone - Paul Gayten (3:02)
  11. 11 Backtrackin' (Dr. Daddy-O) - Paul Gayten (2:57)
  12. 12 Baby, What's New? - Paul Gayten (2:55)
  13. 13 My Rough and Ready Man - Paul Gayten (2:27)
  14. 14 You Shouldn't - Paul Gayten (2:29)
  15. 15 Confused - Paul Gayten (2:52)
  16. 16 You Oughta Know - Paul Gayten (2:20)
  17. 17 Fishtails - Paul Gayten (3:10)
  18. 18 I'll Never Be Free - Paul Gayten (3:01)
  19. 19 I Ain't Gonna Let You In - Paul Gayten (2:32)
  20. 20 Lowdown - Smiley Lewis (2:47)
  21. 21 Slide Me Down - Smiley Lewis (2:54)
  22. 22 Growing Old - Smiley Lewis (2:27)
  23. 23 If You Ever Loved a Woman - Smiley Lewis (2:23)
  24. 24 Dirty People - Smiley Lewis (2:21)
  25. 25 Where Were You? - Smiley Lewis (2:30)
  26. 26 My Baby Was Right - Smiley Lewis (2:21)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Good Rockin' Tonight - Roy Brown (2:59)
  2. 2 Lolly Pop Mama - Roy Brown (2:23)
  3. 3 Special Lesson, No. 1 - Roy Brown (2:53)
  4. 4 Woman's a Wonderful Thing - Roy Brown (3:05)
  5. 5 Roy Brown Boogie - Roy Brown (2:59)
  6. 6 Miss Fanny Brown - Roy Brown (2:49)
  7. 7 Long About Midnight - Roy Brown (3:05)
  8. 8 Rainy Weather Blues - Roy Brown (2:19)
  9. 9 Rockin' at Midnight - Roy Brown (2:44)
  10. 10 Please Don't Go - Roy Brown (2:45)
  11. 11 Ridin' High - Roy Brown (2:42)
  12. 12 Rock-A-Bye-Baby - Roy Brown (2:40)
  13. 13 (The Girls In) Big Town - Roy Brown (2:38)
  14. 14 Detroit City Blues - Fats Domino (2:28)
  15. 15 The Fat Man - Fats Domino (2:38)
  16. 16 Hide Away Blues - Fats Domino (2:25)
  17. 17 She's My Baby - Fats Domino (2:42)
  18. 18 Brand New Baby - Fats Domino (2:37)
  19. 19 Little Bee - Fats Domino (2:29)
  20. 20 Boogie Woogie Baby - Fats Domino (2:18)
  21. 21 Hey! La Bas Boogie - Fats Domino (2:25)
  22. 22 Korea Blues - Fats Domino (2:19)
  23. 23 Every Night About This Time - Fats Domino (2:07)
  24. 24 Careless Love - Fats Domino (2:17)
  25. 25 Hey! Fat Man - Fats Domino (2:36)
  26. 26 For You My Love - Larry Darnell (2:40)
  27. 27 I'll Get Along Somehow, Pts. 1 & 2 - Larry Darnell (6:03)
  28. 28 Lost My Baby - Larry Darnell (3:14)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Hip Shakin' Mama - Chubby Newsome (2:45)
  2. 2 Chubby's Confession - Chubby Newsome (2:27)
  3. 3 Back Bitin' Woman - Chubby Newsome (2:11)
  4. 4 Bedroom Blues - Chubby Newsome (2:50)
  5. 5 Close to Train Time - Chubby Newsome (2:54)
  6. 6 New Orleans Lover Man - Chubby Newsome (2:55)
  7. 7 Miss Lollipop's Confession - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:44)
  8. 8 Baby Get Wise - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:33)
  9. 9 Streetwalkin' Daddy - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:40)
  10. 10 A Job for a Jockey - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:28)
  11. 11 Boogie's the Thing - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:48)
  12. 12 She Won't Leave No More - Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy (2:27)
  13. 13 Mercury Boogie - Hosie Dwine Craven (2:39)
  14. 14 Blazer Boy Blues @@James "Blazer Boy" Locks (2:47)
  15. 15 New Orleans Women Blues @@James "Blazer Boy" Locks (2:41)
  16. 16 Jump and Shout - Erline Harris (2:20)
  17. 17 I Never Missed My Baby - Erline Harris (2:17)
  18. 18 Mellow Woman Blues @@Johnson Brothers Combo (2:44)
  19. 19 Shrewsbury Blues - Tommy Ridgley (3:03)
  20. 20 Don't Marry Too Soon - Jewel King (2:39)
  21. 21 3x7=21 - Jewel King (1:54)
  22. 22 I'll Get By - Jewel King (2:23)
  23. 23 I Broke My Mother's Rule - Jewel King (2:18)
  24. 24 I Cried @@Joe "Good Eye" August (4:05)
  25. 25 Just to Be Home with You @@Joe "Good Eye" August (3:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Roy Brown Vocals
Champion Jack Dupree Piano, Vocals
Paul Gayten Piano, Vocals
Tommy Ridgley Vocals
Plas Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Tuts Washington Piano
Eddie Barefield Alto Saxophone
Wallace Davenport Trumpet
Dave Bartholomew Trumpet, Vocals
Smiley Lewis Guitar, Vocals
Ray Abrams Tenor Saxophone
Frank Campbell Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Fats Domino Piano, Vocals
Salvadore Doucette Jr. Piano
Jesse Ellery Electric Guitar
Frank Fields Bass
Robert Green Drums
Herb Hardesty Tenor Saxophone
John Hunt Trumpet
Ransom Knowling Bass
Professor Longhair Piano, Track Performer
Ernest McLean Guitar
George Miller Bass
Walter Nelson Guitar
Chips Outcalt Trombone
Earl Palmer Drums
Leroy "Batman" Rankins Tenor Saxophone
Wilson Swain Bass
John Woodrow Drums
Clarence Hall Tenor Saxophone
Red Tyler Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Annie Laurie Vocals
Lee Allen & His Band Tenor Saxophone
Charles Burbank Tenor Saxophone
Hosie Dwine Craven Vocals
Harrison Verrett Banjo
Alex "Duke" Burrell Piano
Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy Vocals
Billy Diamond Bass
Larry Darnell Vocals
Jewel King Vocals
Clement Tervalone Trombone
Eddie Barnes Tenor Saxophone
Lester Alexis Drums
Joseph "Papa John" Bass
Percy Gabriel Bass
Tony Moret Trumpet
George Pryor Bass
Theard Johnson Vocals
Erline Harris Vocals
Herman Seale Drums
Fred Lands Piano
Technical Credits
Roy Brown Composer
Skip James Composer
Joe Louis Walker Composer
Johnny Cash Composer
James Brown Composer
Boz Scaggs Composer
Pinetop Smith Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Smiley Lewis Composer
Ray Brown Composer
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Composer
Roy Byrd Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Peter Green Composer
Kevin Heybourne Composer
Saunders King Composer
Martha E. Koenig Composer
Professor Longhair Composer
Muddy Waters Composer
David Paich Composer
Jimmy Smith Composer
Rudy Toombs Composer
Tim Weston Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Al Young Composer
Ted Fio Rito Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
James V. Monaco Composer
Joy Byers Composer
Joop Visser Producer, Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
A. Tripoli Composer
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