Mighty Instrumentals R&B-Style 1954 2CD RANDB088

Mighty Instrumentals R&B-Style 1954 2CD RANDB088

Original price was: £10.00.Current price is: £5.00.

Following the success of Alan Freed’s Rock’n’Roll Revues in 1953 and 1954, record companies ramped up the number of rhythm and blues releases (or rock’n’roll as it had now become known) to satisfy increased demand among white American teenagers. Instrumental records were just perfect for getting the kids up on the dance floor, be they hard-rocking guitar and sax-led numbers, slinky organ smoochers, or Mambo groovers. This 2CD set contains the sixty finest and most exciting R&B instrumentals recorded in 1954.

Including label shots and annotated notes


Produced as CD-R (professionally manufactured recordable CD printed for short run) as opposed to CD-P (professionally manufactured pressed CDs made in quantities of 500+).

All CDs whether CD-R or CD-P are 100% guaranteed error free. Discs will always be replaced if any problems are encountered.


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Disc One

1.      Tommy Ridgley Jam Up

2.      Red Callendar Voodoo

3.      Young John Watson Space Guitar

4.      Otis Spann Five Spot

5.      Chuck Higgins Dye Ooh Mambo

6.      Jesse Stone Runaway

7.      Lloyd Glenn Wild Fire

8.      Lloyd & Willie Potato Stomp

9.      Ike Turner Cubano Jump

10.    Elmore James Canton Mississippi Breakdown

11.    Louis Brooks Double Shot

12.    Baby Boy Warren Chicken

13.    Lee Allen Creole Alley

14.    Jimmy McCracklin The Swingin’ Thing

15.    Big Boy Groves The Solid Rock

16.    Memphis Slim Backbone Boogie

17.    Gene Phillips Steelin’ The Blues

18.    Noble Watts Quintet Mashing Potatoes

19.    Little Walter Rocker

20.    Sugarboy Crawford Night Rider

21.    Sax Kari Train Ride

22.    Jimmy Coe Raid On The After Hours Joint

23.    King Charles Bop Cat Stomp

24.    Lorenzo Holden Cry Of The Wounded Jukebox

25.    Julian Dash Zig-Zag

26.    Walter Lane Trio Drumambo

27.    Sonny Thompson Single Shot

28.    Doctor Ross Juke Box Boogie

29.    Kid King’s Combo Greasy Feets

30.    Larry Liggett Perdido Mambo


Disc Two

1.      Little Walter Blue Light

2.      Ike Turner Loosely

3.      Sunnyland Slim Four Day Bounce

4.      Louis Brooks Time Out

5.      Jimmy McCracklin Blues Blasters’ Boogie

6.      Bill Doggett Gumbo

7.      Jimmy Smith Jughead

8.      Bill Jennings Big Boy

9.      Jimmy Tyler Orch Callin’ All Chickens

10.    Big Jay McNeely Hot Cinders

11.    Lloyd Glenn Nite-Flite

12.    Rusty Bryant All Nite Long

13.    Joe Houston All Night Long

14.    Monte Easter Midnight Rider

15.    Mad Mel Sebastion One Salt Dog

16.    Tiny Bradshaw Cat Fruit

17.    Rollee McGill Helena Mambo

18.    Lorenzo Holden Pie Ala Mode

19.    Kid King’s Combo Thing-A-Ma-Jig

20.    Earl Brown The Cat’s Wiggle

21.    Junior Wells Junior’s Wail

22.    Eddie Winters Rockers 1601 Stomp

23.    Ron Rico & Sax Kari Chano

24.    Buddy Tate Sent For You Yesterday

25.    Sonny Boy Williamson Boppin’ with Sonny

26.    The Bop-A-Loos Bongo Mambo

27.    Jack McVea UbieDubie

28.    Jimmy Reed Boogie In The Dark

29.    Mercy Dee Walton The Main Event 

30.    Johnny Howard Hastings Street Jump