Tiny Grimes and His Rocking Highlanders, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This second collection of guitarist Tiny Grimes' R&B and swing-oriented recordings for the Gotham label has just four performances that were previously released plus four new alternate takes and six previously unknown selections. This set is actually a bit better than the previous Featuring Screamin' Jay Hawkins release on Collectables, and there is only one vocal heard along the way. While Red Prysock was the best known of Grimes' tenor soloists, the selections on this CD actually feature John Hardee, Ripp Sewell, and Benny Golson on tenor. The music is generally rollicking, Grimes has plenty of solo space, and the basic performances are always enjoyable. Well worth ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This second collection of guitarist Tiny Grimes' R&B and swing-oriented recordings for the Gotham label has just four performances that were previously released plus four new alternate takes and six previously unknown selections. This set is actually a bit better than the previous Featuring Screamin' Jay Hawkins release on Collectables, and there is only one vocal heard along the way. While Red Prysock was the best known of Grimes' tenor soloists, the selections on this CD actually feature John Hardee, Ripp Sewell, and Benny Golson on tenor. The music is generally rollicking, Grimes has plenty of solo space, and the basic performances are always enjoyable. Well worth exploring.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/1991
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431531723
  • Catalog Number: 5317
  • Sales rank: 88,051

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Call of the Wild (2:57)
  2. 2 St. Louis Blues (2:58)
  3. 3 Tiny's Jump (3:09)
  4. 4 Blues (3:27)
  5. 5 Marie (2:54)
  6. 6 1626 Boogie (2:43)
  7. 7 Bananas (2:43)
  8. 8 Bananas (2:34)
  9. 9 Frankie and Johnny Boogie (2:54)
  10. 10 Call of the Wild (3:42)
  11. 11 Am I Blue (3:09)
  12. 12 Hawaiian Boogie (2:44)
  13. 13 Pert Skirt (2:55)
  14. 14 Ho Ho Ho (3:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tiny Grimes & His Rocking Highlanders Primary Artist, Track Performer
Tiny Grimes Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Track Performer
John Hardee Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal)
Benny Golson Tenor (Vocal)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Vocals
Sonny Payne Drums
Technical Credits
Ted Nugent Composer
Tiny Grimes Composer
Red Prysock Contributor
Elmore James Composer
Tony Burke Liner Notes
Jimi Tenor Composer
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