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Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers
     

Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers

by Joe Liggins
 
Pianist Joe Liggins presented a fairly sophisticated brand of swinging jump blues to jitterbuggers during the early '50s, when his irresistible "Pink Champagne" scaled the R&B charts. Twenty-five of his very best 1950-1954 Specialty sides grace this collection, including a tasty remake of "The Honeydripper"; "Rhythm in the Barnyard," and

Overview

Pianist Joe Liggins presented a fairly sophisticated brand of swinging jump blues to jitterbuggers during the early '50s, when his irresistible "Pink Champagne" scaled the R&B charts. Twenty-five of his very best 1950-1954 Specialty sides grace this collection, including a tasty remake of "The Honeydripper"; "Rhythm in the Barnyard," and the syncopated "Going Back to New Orleans" (recently revived by Dr. John).

Product Details

Release Date:
10/29/1990
Label:
Ace Records Uk
UPC:
0029667130721
catalogNumber:
307

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joe Liggins   Primary Artist,Piano,Leader,Vocals,Track Performer
Red Callender   Bass
Earl Carter   Drums
William Cooper   Bass
Thomas Maxwell Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Leonard Grant   Guitar
Jewell L. Grant   Tenor Saxophone
James Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Willis "Gator" Jackson   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Nathaniel Jack McFay   Drums
Frank Pasley   Guitar
Peppy Prince   Drums
Ewell Goldyn "Bo" Rhambo   Tenor Saxophone
Candy Rivers   Vocals
Theodore Shirley   Bass
Floyd Turnham   Clarinet,Saxophone
William B. Woodman   Tenor Saxophone
Floyd Thurnam   Clarinet,Saxophone
William Woodman   Tenor Saxophone
Willie E. Jackson   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone

Technical Credits

Joe Liggins   Composer
Otis Blackwell   Composer
Art Rupe   Producer
Billy Vera   Liner Notes
Thomas E. Williams   Art Direction
Wallace Sanford   Contributor
Eric Chan   Producer
Richard Reicheg   Label Design

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