Charles Brown

1948-1949

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Pianist/singer Charles Brown left Johnny Moore's Three Blazers in 1948 since Brown's vocals were chiefly responsible for the group's success, but he was receiving no credit; people thought that he was Johnny Moore. His first 24 records as a leader, with Chuck Norris or Tiny Mitchell on guitar and bassist Eddie Williams, are reissued on this disc. The music was all recorded for the Aladdin label and nine of the selections were previously unreleased. "Trouble Blues" and "Get Yourself Another Fool" were minor hits. The main problem with the music is that virtually every song is at the same medium-slow tempo, so listening to this set straight through can be a little tedious. But it is very good to have this formerly rare material available in such comprehensive form.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:34 SpotifyAmazon
2 2:36 SpotifyAmazon
3 2:32 SpotifyAmazon
4 3:14 SpotifyAmazon
5
2:52 SpotifyAmazon
6 2:37 SpotifyAmazon
7 2:35 SpotifyAmazon
8 2:15 SpotifyAmazon
9 3:00 SpotifyAmazon
10 3:02 SpotifyAmazon
11
2:26 SpotifyAmazon
12 2:58 SpotifyAmazon
13 2:51 SpotifyAmazon
14 2:22 SpotifyAmazon
15 2:53 SpotifyAmazon
16
2:57 SpotifyAmazon
17 2:49 SpotifyAmazon
18 2:56 SpotifyAmazon
19 2:50 SpotifyAmazon
20 2:55 SpotifyAmazon
21
3:41 SpotifyAmazon
22 2:46 SpotifyAmazon
23 3:01 SpotifyAmazon
24
3:01 SpotifyAmazon
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