The Delta Rhythm Boys Just a-Rockin' & a-Jivin': Anthology, Volume 1 (1941-1946)

Just a-Rockin' & a-Jivin': Anthology, Volume 1
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  • Released: July 10, 2001
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Dee Jay Germany


  • 1.Gimme Some Skin
  • 2.Dry Bones
  • 3.Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho
  • 4.Stardust
  • 5.Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition
  • 6.Chilly 'N' Cold
  • 7.Mad About Her, Sad Without Her, How Can I Be Glad Without Her Blues
  • 8.Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  • 9.Take the "A" Train
  • 10.Things I Love
  • 11.Let Me off Uptown
  • 12.She Believed a Gypsy
  • 13.My Blue Heaven
  • 14.Playin' the Game
  • 15.Gee, Baby Ain't I Good to You - The Delta Rhythm Boys,
  • 16.Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin' [Fast]
  • 17.Don't Knock It
  • 18.But She's My Buddy's Chick
  • 19.Walk It Off
  • 20.Honeydripper - The Delta Rhythm Boys, Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
  • 21.Baby, Are You Kiddin? - The Delta Rhythm Boys, Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
  • 22.Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin' [Slow] - Charlie Barnet, The Delta Rhythm Boys
  • 23.No Pad to Be Had - Charlie Barnet, The Delta Rhythm Boys
  • 24.What Would It Take? - The Delta Rhythm Boys, Les Paul Trio
  • 25.Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
  • 26.Hello, Goodbye, Forget It
  • 27.One Sided Affair - The Delta Rhythm Boys, Les Paul Trio

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The first volume in Dee-Jay's prescient three-part anthology series featuring those kings of vocal rhythm, Just a-Rockin' & a-Jivin' is loaded with excellent performances. Urbane and refined or earthy and rhythmic, the Delta Rhythm Boys were quite dexterous and performed admirably with a wide variety of material: gospel updates ("Dry Bones," "Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho"), jive novelties ("Gimme Some Skin," "No Pad to Be Had"), and their many versions of Duke Ellington standards ("Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'," "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me," "Take the "A" Train," and "Just Squeeze Me [But Don't Tease Me]"). One of the biggest highlights comes at the end with "A One-Sided Affair," a song that finds them paired with artists as agile and sparkling as themselves, the Les Paul Trio. ~ John Bush

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