ILP 917 – Huey Piano Smith and The Clowns – Rockin’ Pneumonia


ILP 917 Huey Piano Smith and the Clowns | huey_piano_smith-rockin_pneumonia

Complete track listing: Rockin’ pneumonia and the boogie woogie flu Pts 1 and 2 | Little chickee wah wah | Little Liza Jane | Just a lonely clown | Hush your mouth | Don’t you know Yockomo | High blood pressure | Don’t you just know it | Well I’ll be John Brown | Everybody’s whalin’ | Havin’ a good time | We like Birdland | Talk to me baby

Note: on the label, the LP was called “Having a good time”.

Track listing kindly supplied by Paul

Updated 8 March 2019

Lightning Slim Boogie – Lightning Slim


“Lightning Slim Boogie” was released on Sue ILP 921 “We sing the blues”.

Otis V. Hicks “Lightning Slim” was born on March 13, 1913 and died on July 27, 1974, of cancer. He began recording in the 1950s and is mainly associated with Excello Records. His brother in law was Slim Harpo. He left music to work in industry for a number of years but began touring, especially in Europe, in the early 1970s.

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Lightning Slim | Blues Tour Database | 15021

Updated 30 September 2016


Sammy Myers – Sleeping in the ground


Sam Myers | All About Blues | 15016

Sam Myers was born on February 19, 1936 and died on July 17, 2006 of cancer. A singer songwriter of considerable quality who became blind in childhood, he is also known to have been Elmore James’ drummer. “Sleeping in the ground” is his signature song. “Sleeping in the ground”, recorded in 1956, was released in the UK on Sue ILP 921 “We sing the blues”.

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Updated 30 September 2016


Lightnin’ Hopkins – Wonder what is wrong with me


Sam John Hopkins was born on March 15, 1912 and died on January 30, 1982. He was inspired by Blind Lemon Jefferson, whom he accompanied. He is also associated with his cousin Frankie Lee Sims. In 1960 he was invited to appear at New York’s Carnegie Hall with Peter, Paul and Mary and others. In a long career spanning almost 50 years Hopkins recorded more albums than any other bluesman. “Wonder what is wrong with me” was issued in the UK on Sue ILP 921 “We sing the blues”.

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Les Blank | 15013

Updated 29 September 2016