Jazz Me Blues: The Best Of Jimmy Witherspoon

Jimmy Witherspoon

Jazz Me Blues The Best Of Jimmy Witherspoon
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    1. Good Rockin' Tonight 4:09
    2. Wee Baby Blues 5:33
    3. When I've Been Drinkin' 3:34
    4. When The Lights Go Out 2:57
    5. Bad Bad Whiskey 3:00
    6. One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer 5:45
    7. Endless Sleep 2:10
    8. I'll Go On Living 2:40
    9. I Had A Dream 2:30
    10. S.K. Blues 6:17
    11. Trouble In Mind 3:13
    12. How Long Will It Take To Be A Man? 3:10
    13. I Don't Know 3:06
    14. In The Dark 2:51
    15. If You Live The Life, You Pay The Price 2:45
    16. Money's Gettin' Cheaper 2:44
    17. Grab Me A Freight 3:41
    18. C.C. Rider 4:15
    19. How Long Blues 5:43
    20. T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do 2:44

with Pepper Adams, Jimmy Bond, Bobby Bryant, Kenny Burrell, Richard Davis, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Teddy Edwards, Roy Eldridge, Hampton Hawes, Coleman Hawkins, Woody Herman, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Roger Kellaway, Harold Land, Mel Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, Gildo Mahones, Lew McCreary, Frank Rosolino, Jimmy Rowles, Clifford Scott, Jimmie Smith, Leroy Vinnegar, T-Bone Walker, Ben Webster, Gerald Wilson, and others

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