Various Artists

The Essential Collection: Boogie Woogie

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At two CDs and 50 tracks, this set of vintage boogie-woogie piano recordings stomps and rolls from beginning to end, and includes classics from masters of the genre like Meade "Lux" Lewis, Albert Ammons, Jimmy Yancey, Pete Johnson, and Cow Cow Davenport, among others. One would be hard-pressed to find a better sequence of music to get one’s feet moving on a rainy day (or a sunny one, for that matter).

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
3:10
2
3:24
3
3:49
4 2:34
5
3:12
6 3:10
7
3:24
8
3:05
9 3:07
10 3:10
11 2:48
12 2:56
13 3:18
14
4:16
15 3:14
16
2:46
17 2:43
18 3:11
19 3:22
20
3:11
21
3:03
22
2:53
23 3:08
24 3:55

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
3:02
2 3:05
3
3:32
4 3:25
5 2:47
6 2:53
7
2:55
8
2:58
9 3:00
10 2:42
11 2:59
12 3:12
13 2:44
14 2:37
15
3:11
16 2:31
17 2:50
18
3:06
19
3:33
20
3:19
21
2:48
22
4:26
23
2:22
24 2:49
25
3:02
26 3:12
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