Dangerous Curves (Music)
Mon Feb 20th 2012 2.00pm–4.00pm
Time zone: central
Little Esther Phillips and Mel Walker with Johnny Otis and his Orchestra “Mistrustin' blues”
from The History Of Rhythm And Blues 1942 - 1952 (Rhythm and Blues Records) —Little Esther was only 15 years old when she recorded this.
The Davis Sisters “By and by, pts 1 & 2”
from Great Gospel Performances Vol. Two: More Black Gospel (Rhino Records)
Mabel John “No Matter How She Done It”
from Honeydripper (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino Entertainment Company 2008) —Mabel John was a Stax recording artist, who played the role of an elderly blues singer in "Honeydripper". This is another Tampa Red tune. St. Louis' own harp legend, Arthur Williams, had the role of Metal Mouth Sims and played harp in this movie.
Vanetta Fields “Through with you”
from Can't Sit Down...'Cos It Feels So Good! The Complete Modern Recordings (Kent/Ace Records) L —Though the Ikettes had various members, most fans of the Ikettes consider Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith, and Venetta Fields to be the core line-up. Here's a set which features Venetta on the first cut........
The Ikettes “You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat It Too”
from Can't Sit Down... 'Cos It Feels So Good! - The Complete Modern Recordings (Kent 2007) —......Robbie, Jessie and Venetta as the Ikettes.........
The Angelic Gospel Singers “Touch Me Lord Jesus”
from Jubilation! Great Gospel Performances Vol. One: Black Gospel (Rhino Records)
The Original Gospel Harmonettes “(You can't hurry God) He's right on time”
from Jubilation! Great Gospel Performances Vol. Two: More Black Gospel (Rhino Records) —Dorothy Love Coates sings lead on this Holy Blues scorcher.
Sharon Jones with Billy Rivers and The Angelic Voices of Faith “Up? above my head”
from The Great Debaters (Atlantic 2007)