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December 5

Happy birthday, Little Richard!

Artist Song Title Album Label
Geno Delafose Geno's Two Step That's What I'm Talkin' About Rounder
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas Let's Go Zydeco: The Essential Collection Rounder
Boozoo Chavis Tell Me What You Want Down Home on Dog Hill Rounder
Fernest Arceneaux I'm on My Way Back Home Zydeco Blues Party Mardi Gras
Clifton Chenier Tout Chacon Apres Parler Live! At Grant Street Arhoolie
Rosie Ledet I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Zesty Zydeco Maison du Soul
Little Willie John Leave My Kitten Alone All 15 of His Chart Hits  
Jackie Wilson Dogging Around Mr. Excitement Rhino
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog Atlantic R&B 1947-74 Atlantic
Calvin Leavy Going to the Dogs Calvin Leavy Soul Beat Records
Tampa Red Let Me Play with Your Poodle He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Hannah May Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Jim Conley The Cat Creeps Honkers & Bar Walkers Delmark
Little Richard All Around the World
Baby Face
Bama Lama Bama Loo
Specialty Story Specialty
  Directly From My Heart* The Essential Little Richard  
  The Girl Can't Help It
Good Golly Miss Molly
Heeby Jeebies
Specialty Story Specialty
  Hey Hey Hey Hey    
  Get Rhythm    
  I Got It    
Little Richard & Jimi Hendrix Going Home Tomorrow Friends from the Beginning  
Little Richard Jenny Jenny
Keep A-Knockin'
Long Tall Sally
Miss Ann
Ooh! My Soul
Ready Teddy
Rip It Up
Send Me Some Lovin'
She's Got It
Slippin' and Slidin'
True Fine Mama
Tutti Frutti
Specialty Story Specialty
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't That Loving You Anthology MCA
Bobby Blue Bland Bobby's Blues Turn On Your Love Light MCA
Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love
Doin' It
I Wanna Jump
Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter
Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter  
Blu Lu Barker Don't You Feel My Leg Wild About That Thang Delmark
Lou Rawls Room with a View Legendary  
James Brown Like It Is, Like It Was Messing with the Blues  
Aretha Franklin Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning Unforgettable Sony
Ray Charles I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town Genius + Soul = Jazz  
Oscar Brown, Jr. Somebody Buy Me a Drink Sin & Soul... and Then Some  
Nina Simone Jelly Roll Sugar in My Bowl  
Sly & the Family Stone Skin I'm In Fresh  
Cee-Lo Green Closet Freak Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections  
Russ Meyers Faster Pussycat Intro Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill!  
Amanda King It's Mad Mad Mad  
Aerosmith Dream On    
Lovage Pit Stop Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By  

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December 12

Artist Song Title Album Label
Mighty Joe Young Somebody Loan Me a Dime Blues with a Touch of Soul Delmark
Jimmie Lee Robinson &
the Ice Cream Men
Twist It Baby Lonely Traveller Delmark
Sandra Hall Ball & Chain Showin' Off Ichiban
Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band Dirty Pool Dirty Pool Evidence
Hubert Sumlin Boogin' All Alone My Guitar and Me Evidence
Carolyn Kelly My Other Man Slow Cooking on Hot Z-K Records
Oklahmoa Ollie & the Blues Stand Band Mail Lady Good Man Around OO-Roger
Denise LaSalle Mississippi Woman Pay Before You Pump Ecko
Zydeco Flames You Lied Fire It Up Eternal Flames Productions
Zakiya Hooker Rock These Blues Away Keeping It Real Boogie with the Hook Records
Bill Jazz Gillum Sarah Jane Bed Springs Poker  
Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson Take Your Hand off My Mojo Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Georgia Tom & Jane Lucas What's That I Smell? He Got Out His Big Ten Inch Indigo
Robert Johnson Phonograph Blues Let Me Squeeze Your Lemon GVC
Blind Boy Fuller Sweet Honey Hole Ride Daddy Ride Buzzola
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Work With Me Annie Risque Blues King
George Hannah & Meade Lux Lewis Boy in the Boat Sissy Man Blues Mojo
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Rock Me Sugar in My Bowl Buzzola
Queen Isabella Size Six Loving a Married Man Konkord Records
Earl Gaines Three Times Seven** 24 Hours a Day Black Magic
Etta James Taking Up Another Man's Place The Right Time Elektra
Matt Murphy Bip Bop The Blues Don't Bother Me! Roesch Records
Lonnie Pitchford This Is the Blues All Around Man Rooster Records
Johnny Nicholas Dirty People Living with the Blues Topcat
Texas Johnny Brown Two Bones and a Pick Atlantic Blues Atlantic
Leadbelly When A Man's A Long Way From Home Chasin' the Blues Direct Source
Billy Boy Arnold You Got To Love Me Chess Blues Chess
Ken Page & Andre DeShields Your Feet's Too Big Ain't Misbehavin' RCA
Uncle Dave Macon Railroadin' & Gamblin' High Rollers Buzzola
Earl King Those Lonely Lonely Nights Living the Balues TimeLife
Peetie Wheatstraw Police Station Outside the Law Buzzola
Sidney Bechet Viper Mad Reefer Songs Mojo
The Chimes Zindy Lou Specialty Story Specialty
Esther Phillips You Could Have Had Me Baby Black Eyed Blues  
Etta James Trust in Me Her Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Ike & Tina Turner Early One Morning Let Me Touch Your Mind Atlantic
Lou Rawls Your Good Thing (Is About To End) Legendary  
Bobby Blue Bland You're the One That I
I Woke Up Screaming
Robert Johnson Hell Hound on My Trail King of the Delta Blues  
Aretha Franklin You're A Sweet Sweet Man The Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings Atlantic
Bessie Smith Young Womans Blues Chattanooga Gal Proper

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December 19

Artist Song Title Album Label
Babs Gonzales Get Out of That Bed A Proper Introduction To Babs Gonzales - Real Crazy  
Cozy Cole Big Noise from Winnetka Swing for a Crime  
Black Uhuru Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Guess Who's Coming To Dinner  
Dinah Washington Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby Verve Remixed Verve
Dizzy Gillespie Chega de Saudade The Girl From Ipanema: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook  
Celia Cruz Oyame Agayu Homenaje a los Santos  
Burning Spear Black Wa Da Da Marcus Garvey  
Cesaria Evora Nha Cancera Ka Tem Medida Cesaria Evora  
Orchesta Baobob Bul Mah Miin Specialist In All Styles  
Sly & the Family Stone Thank You For Talking to Me Africa There's A Riot Goin' On  
Etta James Cheating in the Next Room Life, Love, & the Blues  
Howling Wolf Evil His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Solomon Burke Down in the Valley The Definitive Soul Collection  
Wynonie Harris In the Evening Blues Rockin' the Boogie Proper
Yoko Kanno Digging My Potatoes Cowboy Bebop  
Professor Longhair Hey Little Girl Atlantic Rhythm and Blues 1947-1974 Atlantic
Ray Charles Worried Life Blues Ingtredients in a Recipe for Soul  
Bohemian Knuckleboogie Voodoo Child You Tube  
The Swan Silvertones I've Got a New Home Specialty Story  
Ray Bryant Combo Madison Time Rock Instrumental Classics, Vol. 3: The Sixties  
The Mar-Keys Last Night Rock Instrumental Classica, Vol. 4: Soul  
Grady Tate Naughty Number Nine Multiplication Rock  
Jackson Five Who's Loving You The Ultimate Collection  
B.B. King You Shouldn't Have Left Sweet Little Angel  
Ike & Tina Turner River Deep, Mountain High    
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't That Loving You Anthology MCA
Willis Jackson This'll Get To Ya Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax  
Warren Barker The Stu Bailey Blues Crime Jazz  
Johnnie Taylor Drown in My Own Tears The Best of Johnnie Taylor  
Big Joe Williams Walk on Little Girl Down Home Slide Testament
Leadbelly 4, 5, and 9 Where Did You Sleep Last Night  
John Lee Hooker I Didn't Know Jealous  
James Brown I Don't Mind
Maybe the Last Time
Star Time  
James Brown Devil's Den (Live) Soul Pride: The Instrumentals  
  Back Door Santa    
Rufus Thomas I'll Be Your Santa Baby Christmas with  
The Sounds of Blackness Santa Watch Yo' Step The Night Before Christmas, A Musical Fantasy  
Bohemian Knuckleboogie Black Cat Bone YouTube  
Aretha Franklin Mary, Don't You Weep Amazing Grace  
Irma Thomas I Needed Somebody Live! Simply the Best  
Etta James Take It to the Limit Live from San Francisco  
Ike & Tina Turner Revue The Wedding/Please, Please, Please Ike & Tina Turner Revue Live  
Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles Spirit in the Dark Live at Fillmore West Atlantic
Oscar Brown, Jr. Somebody Buy Me a Drink Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Jackie Shane Walking the Dog YouTube  
Ted Taylor Something Strange Is Goin' On In My House From Chicago To Shreveport: Deep Soul, Vol. 1  
Bobby Powell There Is Something In A Man From Chicago To Shreveport_ Deep Soul, Vol. 1  
Nina Simone Trouble in Mind Great Ladies Sing the Blues  
The Golden Gate Quartet Atom And Evil Like An Atom Bomb Buzzola
Prince La La Things Have Changed Gumbo Stew  
Dinah Washington Short John If It Ain't a Hit, I'll Eat My...  
Orchesta La Moderna Tradicion   Encanto  
Beny More Maricaibo Oriental Latin Gold Collector's Series_ Beny Moré  
Orchesta Aragon La Chaucha Danzones de Ayer y de Hoy  
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings How Long Do I Have to Wait Naturally  
Lovage Pit Stop (Take Me Home) Music To Make Love to Your Old Lady By  
Avalanches Frontier Psychiatrist Since I Left You  
Zap Mama Abadou Adventures in Afropea, Vol. 1  
Vocal Baobob Oya YouTube  
Gigi Enoralehu Gold and Wax  

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December 26

Artist Song Title Album Label
Magic Sam Feel So Good The Magic Sam Legacy Delmark
Eddie Boyd Twenty-Four Hours Chess Blues Classics Chess
Lil Greenwood Grandpa Can Boogie Too Risque Blues  
Wynonie Harris Young Man's Blues Rockin' the Boogie Proper
Dinah Washington Hey Good Lookin The Queen Sings Proper
Willie Dixon Twenty-Nine Ways Chess Blues Classics Chess
Bobby Blue Bland Ain't It a Good Thing Turn On Your Love Light MCA
James Brown Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens Messing with the Blues  
Ray Charles It Should've Been Me The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years Atlantic
Etta James W-O-M-A-N R&B Dynamite Flair
Jimmy Reed Oh John Blues Masters: The Very Best of Jimmy Reed  
Eddie Lockjaw Davis I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Bessie Smith Take Me for a Buggy Ride
The Gin House Blues
Chattanooga Gal Proper
Al Green I Can't Get Next to You Compact Command Performances Motown
Christina Aguilera A Guy What Takes His Time Burlesque  
Nina Simone I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl The Blues Novus
Graham Central Station Ole Smokey Ain't No Bout Adoubt It Warner Brothers
Ella Fitzgerald You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)   Verve
The Hokum Boys Caught Us Doing It Them Dirty Blues Jass
Papa Charlie Jackson You Put It In, I Take It Out Ride Daddy Ride  
Georgia White If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sitting On It Copulatin' Blues Mojo
Big Maybelle I've Got a Feelin' The Complete Okeh Sessions  
Tic & Toc Jibba Jab Las Vegas Grind, Vol. 1  
Edith Wilson My Handy Man Ain't Handy No More Them Dirty Blues Jass
Ethel Waters Handy Man Them Dirty Blues Jass
Cast Handful of Keys Ain't Misbehavin RCA
Ray Charles But on the Other Hand Baby Ray Charles & Betty Carter  
Bobby Blue Bland These Hands (Small But Mighty) Anthology MCA
Big Boy Myles & the Shaw-Wees Just Let Me Hold Your Hand Specialty Story Specialty
Lightnin' Hopkins Mojo Hands This Is the Blues Direct Source
Bessie Smith Cold in Hand Blues Chattanooga Gal Proper
Big Bill Broonzy I Want My Hands on It Let Me Squeeze Your Lemon  
Lil Johnson Take Your Hand off It Sissy Man Blues Mojo
Crown Prince Waterford Move Your Hand Baby Ride Daddy Ride  
Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson Take Your Hand off My Mojo Copulatin' Blues Mojo
James Brown Evil Soul Pride: The Instrumentals Polydor
Howling Wolf Evil His Best: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection Chess
Oscar Brown, Jr. Dat Dere Sin and Soul... and Then Some  
Taj Mahal Sweet Home Chicago Recycled Blues  
Sammy Davis Jr. Frankie & Johnny
the Birth of the Blues
Something's Gotta Give  
Cab Calloway It Ain't Necessarily So Porgy & Bess  
Elisabeth Winters-Mendes Push Da Button The Color Purple Harpo
Johnny Griffin/Edwin Williams Wade in the Water Giants of the Blues & Funk Tenor Sax Prestige
Blind Boys of Alabama Wade in the Water Higher Ground  
The Chosen Gospel Singers No Room at the Hotel Specialty Story Specialty
Emmylou Harris, Alison Krause & Gillian Welch Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby O Brother, Where Art Thou  
Aretha Franklin Cry Like a Baby The Queen in Waiting Columbia
Etta James I Want to Ta-Ta You Baby Life, Love & the Blues  
James Brown Mashed Potatoes '66 Soul Pride: The Instrumentals  
Coasters Riot in Cell Block 9 There's a Riot Going On Atco
Fifth Dimension California My Way 36 Greatest Hits  
Shinehead Billy Jean Upstream  
Burning Spear Teacher Living Dub, Vol. 2  
Digable Planet Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Digable Planet  
Dimitri from Paris Un World Mysteriouse Sacre Bleu  
Bill Cosby Noah - Right Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow  
The Manhattans Kiss and Say Good-Bye    
Tim Love Lee Down in Dixie Just Call Me Lone Lee  
Gladys Knight & the Pips I Don't Want to Do Wrong Hitsville  
The Free Movement I Found Someone of My Own Soul Hits of the Seventies, vol. 6  
Joe Cocker The Letter Joe Cocker  
Jerry Lawson I'm So Glad (I've Got Skin)
House of the Rising Sun
The Persuasions Without a Song Spread the Word Capitol
Illinois Jacquet/Frank Foster The Soul Explosion Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax Prestige

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