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Louis Iordan Caldonia One of the most popular rhythm and blues artists post WWII quotThe Dean oqump Blues Appeared in several movies Tympany Five 0 Formed by Louis Iordan after leaving Chick Webb s band 0 Usually had more than 5 members 0 Signed with Decca Records By the late 3940s quotjump blues became big and made Iordan a major star Switched to Aladdin Records trying to save his career but eventually gave up and retired Arthur quotBig Boy Crudup That s All Right gt Chicago gt Discovered by Lester Melrose 0 Signed him to a recording contract with Bluebird label 0 Ended partnership when he discovered Melrose wasn t paying him royalties for hit songs gt Moved back to Mississippi to operate a bootlegging operation gt Recorded with RCA Records gt Toured with Sonny Boy Williamson 11 and Elmore James gt Dick Waterman o Rediscovered him late 3960s 0 Convinced him to come out of retirement TBone Walker Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday s Just As Bad Strollin With Bones gt Creator ofmodern blues gt Played electric guitar 0 Popularized the electric blues guitar style 0 First blues artist to play this instrument gt llad great stage presence 0 Would do things like play guitar behind his back etc gt In uence to Iimi Hendrix and Chuck Berry gt Learned guitar skills from Blind Lemon Jefferson gt Recorded with Columbia Records under the name Oak Clif TBone gt Moved to California gt gt gt gt VVVV gt gt One of the first artists to ever play with an electric guitar in public Ioined Les Hite s Cotton Club Orchestra 0 Eventually left and started his own band Recorded with Capitol Records followed by Black amp White label and then Imperial Records Went to Europe with American Folk Blues Festival package tour Wynonie Harris Good Rockin Tonight gt Kansas City blues shouters o A blues singer usually male who projects or quotshoutsquot over a band to be heard gt Covered by Elvis VVVVV quotLadykiller Rivals with Big Joe Turner Played in Lucky Millinder s band for Decca Records Started his solo career mid 3940s Tried to make the switch to rock amp roll but failed to do so Tiny Bradshaw The Train Kept ARollin gt gt gt Started in big band jazz Started his own band 0 Recorded on Decca Records Kansas City blues shouters o Became a jump blues shouter after WWII Big Joe Tuner Shake Rattle and Roll VVVVV VVVVVVVV V V Kansas City blues shouters Covered by Elvis quotDean of RampB Belters Critical link between rhythm amp blues and rock amp roll Worked as a bartender and singer in Kansas City 0 Often with Pete Johnson who played boogiewoogie piano that inspired Turner Appeared at From Spirituals to Swing with Johnson 0 Helped start the boogiewoogie craze Him and Johnson became boogiewoogie kings with Meade Lux Lewis and Albert Ammons Recorded for Decca Records Okeh and Vocalion Toured with Johnson and Ammons Started switching over to rhythm amp blues and joined Atlantic Records 1 hit Covered by Bill Haley and the Comets White audiences saw him as a father figure of rock 39n roll Appeared in the movie Shake Rattle and Rock After rock 39n roll he switches back to RampB and goes on tour in Europe with Johnson Johnny Moore s Three Blazers Driftin Blues gt Charles Brown 0 Member ofJohnny Moore s Three Blazers quotCocktailnightclub blues Sweet sounding Piano player played delicately Taught high school science and math and worked as a chemist before going to California Played with guitarist Johnny Moore and Eddie William in Three Blazers I Was eventually replaced by Billy Valentine Formed Charles Brown Trio Appeared with Ruth Brown in a television documentary That Rhythm Those Blues O 0000 00 000 O Opened up for Bonnie Raitt Awarded WC Handy Awards for Best Male Vocalist Won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the rhythm amp blues foundation Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Clarence quotGatemouthquot Brown Okie Dokie Stomp gt Originally from Louisiana worked mainly in Houston gt Bronze Peacock 0 Don Robey Owner I Became Brown s manager I Forms Peacock Records gt quotOkie Dokie Stomp 0 000 Big band sound electric guitar horns No vocals Texas band Performs more in Europe then America
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