Tampa Red


Don't Tampa With The Blues

  • Release Date: 07 Apr 1993
  • OBCCD-516-2

Hudson Whittaker, better known as Tampa Red due to the place he was raised and the hue of his hair, was one of the most prolific and popular of blues recording artists. Beginning in 1928, the Georgia-born, Chicago-based performer composed and recorded hundreds of titles, including such hits as “It’s Tight Like That,” “Let Me Play with Your Poodle,” and “When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too).” By 1954, however, his pre-war style had fallen from fashio… MORE