Mickey Baker - In Session - Ain't No Strain 1952-1961
Cat. no: JASMCD3213
Release Date: 5th March 2021
Jasmine’s exceptional “In Session” series continues with one of the most versatile and technically proficient guitar players of the 1950s and beyond, Mickey Baker.
Mickey was a prolific session player and this excellent compilation follows his session diary from December 1952 to September 1961. Hear the classic hits he played on by Ruth Brown, Amos Milburn, Big Joe Turner, Nappy Brown, Little Willie John to name a few.
This is the third release on the Jasmine label for Mickey Baker after ‘Mickey & Sylvia
- Love is Strange’ (JASMCD3093) and ‘Mickey Baker - Return of the Wildest Guitar’ (JASCD979).
Includes fully detailed liner notes.
Tracks: Ruth Brown - (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean / Jack Dupree - Please Tell Me Baby / Ray Charles - Funny (But I Still Love You) / Amos Milburn - One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer / Sonny Terry - I’m Gonna Rock Your Wig / Square Walton - Bad Hangover / Stick McGhee - I’m Doin’ All This Time (And You Put Me Down) / Wynonie Harris - Please Louise / Milt Trenier With The Gene Gilbeaux Quartet - Straighten Up Baby / Dickie Thompson - Thirteen Women And One Man / Paul Williams And His Orchestra - Women Are The Root Of All Evil / Melvin Smith - You Can’t Stay Here / Joe Turner And His Blues Kings - Shake, Rattle And Roll / Larry Dale - You Better Heed My Warning / Nappy Brown - Don’t Be Angry / Big Tiny Kennedy And His Orchestra - I Need A Good Woman / Titus Turner - All Around The World / Little Willie John - Need Your Love So Bad / Johnny Frank - Oh, Darlin’ / Little Tommy Brown With The Four Students - The Thrill Is Gone / Young Jessie - Hit, Git And Split / Charles Calhoun - My Pigeon’s Gone / Mickey And Sylvia - No Good Lover / Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Rib Joint / Louis Jordan - Caldonia / Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Juke Joint / Sam
Price And His Texas Bluesicians - Ain’t No Strain / Ann Cole With The Suburbans And Orchestra - Got My Mo-Jo Working (But It Just Won’t Work On You) / Lavern Baker - Hey, Memphis
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