The Clarence Williams Collection: 1923-37

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/2014
  • Label: Mvd (Generic)
  • UPC: 824046203726
  • Catalog Number: 20370
  • Sales rank: 129,765


Disc 1
  1. 1 If You Don't Believe I Love You, Look What A Fool I've Been (2:47)
  2. 2 Wild Cat Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (2:59)
  3. 3 Kansas City Man - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (2:57)
  4. 4 Texas Moaner Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:13)
  5. 5 Mandy Make Up Your Mind - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:08)
  6. 6 Cake Walkin' Babies From Home - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:01)
  7. 7 Livin' High Sometimes - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (2:29)
  8. 8 Coal Cart Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:00)
  9. 9 You Can't Shush Katie - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:03)
  10. 10 Get It Fixed - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:01)
  11. 11 Spanish Shawl - Clarence Williams' Stompers (3:09)
  12. 12 Senorita Mine - Blue Grass Foot Warmers (2:42)
  13. 13 Candy Lips - Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings (2:49)
  14. 14 Cushion Foot Stomp - Clarence Williams' Washboard Five (3:17)
  15. 15 I'm Goin' Back To Bottomland - Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings (2:33)
  16. 16 Close Fit Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Seven (3:01)
  17. 17 Sweet Emmalina - Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings (2:58)
  18. 18 Log Cabin Blues - Clarence Williams' Washboard Five (3:16)
  19. 19 Shake It Down - Clarence Williams' Washboard Five (2:55)
  20. 20 Mountain City Blues - Clarence Williams Orchestra (3:19)
  21. 21 Wildflower Rag (3:07)
  22. 22 West End Blues (3:16)
  23. 23 Get Up Off Your Knees (2:43)
  24. 24 My Handy Man - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (2:44)
  25. 25 Organ Grinder Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Five (3:45)
Disc 2
  1. 1 I'm Busy And You Can't Come In - Clarence Williams' Jazz Band (2:46)
  2. 2 In The Bottle Blues - Clarence Williams and His Novelty Four (2:49)
  3. 3 I'm Through - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:55)
  4. 4 Freeze Out - Clarence Williams Orchestra (2:50)
  5. 5 Watching the Clock - Clarence Williams Orchestra (3:06)
  6. 6 Come On Home - Clarence Williams & His Blue Moaners (3:07)
  7. 7 A Pane In The Glass - Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings (3:00)
  8. 8 You've Got To Be Modernistic - Clarence Williams' Jazz Kings (2:51)
  9. 9 How Could I Be Blue - Jimmy Johnson (3:24)
  10. 10 I've Found A New Baby - Jimmy Johnson (2:50)
  11. 11 Worn Out Blues - Clarence Williams' Washboard Band (3:12)
  12. 12 You Rascal You (3:38)
  13. 13 Papa De Da-Da - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (3:27)
  14. 14 Mister Will You Serenade - Clarence Williams' Jug Band (3:14)
  15. 15 Shim Sham Shimmy Dance - Clarence Williams' Jug Band (3:00)
  16. 16 Chizzlin' Sam - Clarence Williams' Jug Band (3:11)
  17. 17 Beer Garden Blues - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:47)
  18. 18 Looka There Ain't She Pretty - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:32)
  19. 19 Pretty Baby, is It Yes or No - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:57)
  20. 20 I Can't Dance I Got Ants In My Pants - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (3:00)
  21. 21 Jerry The Junker - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (3:07)
  22. 22 There's Gonna Be The Devil To Pay - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:46)
  23. 23 Milk Cow Blues - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (2:51)
  24. 24 Let Every Day Be Mother's Day - Clarence Williams & His Orchestra (3:00)
  25. 25 Top Of The Town - Clarence Williams' Washboard Band (2:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Clarence Williams Primary Artist, Piano, Celeste, Vocals, Jug, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Soloist
Victoria Spivey Vocals
Buster Bailey Clarinet, Soprano, Cornet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Clarinet
James P. Johnson Piano
Louis Jordan Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Eddie Lang Guitar
King Oliver Cornet
Ethel Waters Vocals
Herman Chittison Piano
Louis Metcalf Cornet
Gene Rodgers Piano
Don Redman Clarinet, Soprano, Alto Saxophone
Willie Williams Washboard
Coleman Hawkins Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone
Russell Procope Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Roy Smeck Guitar
Ed Allen Clarinet, Trumpet, Cornet, Vocals
Jimmy Archey Trombone
Louis Armstrong Cornet
Bill Beason Drums
Sidney Bechet Sarrusophone, Soprano Clarinet
Buddy Christian Banjo
Ed Cuffee Trombone, Tuba
Leonard Davis Trumpet
Bill Dillard Trumpet
Henry Edwards Tuba
Geechie Fields Trombone
Arville Harris Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Leroy Harris Banjo
Charlie Irvis Trombone, Tuba
Goldie Lucas Banjo, Guitar
Bingie Madison Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Ward Pinkett Trumpet, Vocals
Ikey Robinson Banjo, Guitar, Vocals
Cecil Scott Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Omer Simeon Clarinet
Fred Skerritt Alto Saxophone, Baritone
Willie "The Lion" Smith Piano
Cyrus St. Clair Tuba
Eva Taylor Vocals
Benny Waters Tenor Saxophone
Chick Bullock Vocals
Justin Ring Percussion
Dick Robertson Vocals
Floyd Casey Washboard
Prince Robinson Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Clarence Todd Kazoo, Vocals
Ralph Bedell Drums, Washboard
Albert Socarras Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Larry Briers Piano
Charlie Gaines Trumpet, Vocals
Joseph Samuels Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Jules Levy Jr. Cornet
Jimmy Johnson Piano, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Tom Morris Cornet
Big Charlie Thomas Cornet
Lowland Singers Vocals
Ed Harrison Cornet
Henry Jones Alto Saxophone
Richard Fullbright Bass, Tuba
David "Jelly" James Trombone
Carmello Jari Clarinet
Jaspar Taylor Washboard
Floyd Caseu Drums
Bennie Morten Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
William Cooley Vocals
Technical Credits
Eubie Blake Composer
James P. Johnson Composer
King Oliver Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Willie Williams Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Sidney Bechet Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Walter Bishop Sr. Composer
Henry Creamer Composer
Tom Delaney Composer
Tausha Hammed Composer
Alexander Hill Composer
Jack Palmer Composer
Ikey Robinson Composer
Elmer Schoebel Composer
Roy Turk Composer
Clarence Williams Arranger, Composer, Director
Spencer Williams Composer
Billy Meyers Composer
Carmen Lombardo Composer
Joseph Young Composer
Clarence Todd Composer
Arthur Johnston Composer
Lewis Raymond Composer
Harold Adamson Composer
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Walter Melrose Composer
Grant Clarke Composer
Lee Gaines Composer
Clarence Stout Composer
Sam Theard Composer
Henry Troy Composer
Billy Hueston Composer
Clarence Johnson Composer
Arnold Kokomo Composer
Charlie Troutt Composer
Edward Lane Composer
Fay Barnes Composer
Mike Jackson Composer
George Meyer Composer
Samuel Lewis Composer
Robert Emmerich Composer
Lon Christian Smith Composer
Lillian Hardin Composer
Jack Lauria Composer
Henry White Composer
Edna Brevard Composer
Eddie Rector Composer
Daniel Wilson Composer
William Smith Composer
Joseph Rogalle Composer
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