Jimmy Witherspoon was one of the most popular and influential blues vocalists of the 20th century. Unlike many of his contemporaries he was simply a vocalist, playing no instruments. His powerful voice and affinity with jazz and jazz players helped his career enormously affording him success on Billboard's R&B chartThis compilation covers the years 1947-1955 and concentrates on his chart hits and popular jukebox releases. Listen to the superb tracks and blues standards "Money's Getting Cheaper" which became a staple of Britain's Mod Jazz scene and is still a floor filler today and "Ain't Nobody's Business" became a phenomenal hit reaching No. 1 on the Billboard R&B charFully detailed Liner notes featuring previously unpublished quotes from songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Jimmy Witherspoon was one of the most popular and influential blues vocalists of the 20th century. Unlike many of his contemporaries he was simply a vocalist, playing no instruments. His powerful voice and affinity with jazz and jazz players helped his career enormously affording him success on Billboard's R&B chartThis compilation covers the years 1947-1955 and concentrates on his chart hits and popular jukebox releases. Listen to the superb tracks and blues standards "Money's Getting Cheaper" which became a staple of Britain's Mod Jazz scene and is still a floor filler today and "Ain't Nobody's Business" became a phenomenal hit reaching No. 1 on the Billboard R&B charFully detailed Liner notes featuring previously unpublished quotes from songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
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Move Me Baby: Greatest Hits & More 1947-1955 (Uk)
Artist: Jimmy Witherspoon
Format: CD
New: Available 13.99
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Money's Getting Cheaper
2. Ain't Nobody's Business (Part 1)
3. Ain't Nobody's Business (Part 2)
4. In The Evening
5. No Rollin' Blues
6. Big Fine Girl
7. New Orleans Woman
8. Once There Lived A Fool
9. Real Ugly Woman 1
10. The Wind Is Blowin' 1
11. Daddy Pinocchio 1
12. Foolish Prayer 1
13. Two Little Girls 1
14. Corn Whiskey 1
15. One Fine Gal 1
16. Back Home 1
17. Back Door Blues 1
18. Fast Women And Sloe Gin 1
19. Miss, Miss Mistreater 2
20. Sad Life 2
21. Move Me Baby 2
22. 24 Sad Hours 2
23. Just For You 2
24. It 2
25. Highway To Happiness 2
26. When The Lights Go Out 2
27. It Ain't No Secret (What My Baby Can Do) 2
28. Why Do I Love You Like I Do?

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Jimmy Witherspoon was one of the most popular and influential blues vocalists of the 20th century. Unlike many of his contemporaries he was simply a vocalist, playing no instruments. His powerful voice and affinity with jazz and jazz players helped his career enormously affording him success on Billboard's R&B chartThis compilation covers the years 1947-1955 and concentrates on his chart hits and popular jukebox releases. Listen to the superb tracks and blues standards "Money's Getting Cheaper" which became a staple of Britain's Mod Jazz scene and is still a floor filler today and "Ain't Nobody's Business" became a phenomenal hit reaching No. 1 on the Billboard R&B charFully detailed Liner notes featuring previously unpublished quotes from songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.