Roots: Rhythm and Blues

Roots: Rhythm and Blues

Various Artists FWRBF20 / RBF 20

This compilation brings together recordings produced by Henry Hines and Al White for Lynn's Productions, and provides a musical snapshot of some of the bands popular in clubs, fraternities, and schools in the 1950s.

Year Released 1966
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1966 Folkways Records
Genre(s) African American Music; Blues
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Rhythm and blues music; Rock music

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101 Johnny B. Goode Al White and his Hi-Liters 2:50
102 A Fool in Love Naomi Bradly 2:36
103 Don't Mistreat Me The Queenettes 2:57
104 Baby Fat The Dominoes 2:32
105 The Eel Johnny Larand and the Internes 2:10
106 Testify The Dominoes 1:44
107 Until the End The Barons 2:31
108 I Can Jerk All Night The Barons 2:09
201 On My Way Back Home Louis Armstrong & His Rainbow of Rhythm 2:15
202 There is Something About My Girl That Is Mighty Sweet Dave Bonds 3:05
203 Maybe The Queenettes 2:47
204 There's a Dream for You The Barons 2:34
205 Dream Lover Phillip and the Originals 2:13
206 Make My Life Worth Living The Queenettes 1:42
207 Come on Home Johnny Larand and the Internes 2:42
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