Highlights from the Mercury R&B Story

Highlights from the Mercury R&B Story


Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/1996
Label: Polygram Records
UPC: 0731453297029
catalogNumber: 532970


  1. It's Just the Blues  -  Four Jumps of Jive
  2. Bar Fly Blues
  3. If It's Good
  4. Gonna Send You Where I Got You From  -  Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson & His Orchestra
  5. Record Ban Blues
  6. Been Fooling Around  -  Roy Byrd & His Blues Jumpers
  7. Streetwalkin' Daddy
  8. Papa Said Yes, Mama Said No, No, No
  9. West Coast Lover  - Robert "Snake" Sims
  10. (All Alone) I Sit and Cry  - Violet Hall
  11. Let Me Fly Your Kite
  12. Get Back (Black, Brown and White)
  13. No Mail Blues  - Memphis Slim
  14. Baby Baby Blues
  15. Hittin' on Me  -  Buddy & Ella Johnson
  16. Boogie the Blues  - Ray Johnson
  17. Talk About Me
  18. All Around the World
  19. Rhythm Rockin' Blues
  20. Woke up This Morning

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Big Bill Broonzy   Track Performer
Johnny Otis   Track Performer
Titus Turner   Track Performer
Julia Lee   Track Performer
Arthur Prysock   Track Performer
Dinah Washington   Track Performer
Buddy Johnson   Track Performer
Ella Johnson   Track Performer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins   Track Performer
Lightnin' Hopkins   Track Performer
Ray Johnson   Track Performer
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson   Track Performer
Jimmy Witherspoon   Track Performer
Preacher Lee Graves   Track Performer
Rollee McGill   Track Performer
Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Jim Fishel   Producer
Bill Levenson   Executive Producer
Suha Gur   Contributor
Robert Ellen   Composer
Woodrow Johnson   Composer

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