Roots of Rock & Roll: Rough and Rowdy | Documents 600133

Roots of Rock & Roll: Rough and Rowdy


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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600133

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Release Date: 3rd February 2014



Louis Jordan
Bobby Day
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
Big Joes Turner
Jackie Brenston
Professor Longhair
Smiley Lewis
Ivory Joe Hunter
Merrill Moore
Stick McGhee & His Buddies
Lavern Baker
Ruth Brown


Louis Jordan
Bobby Day
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
Big Joes Turner
Jackie Brenston
Professor Longhair
Smiley Lewis
Ivory Joe Hunter
Merrill Moore
Stick McGhee & His Buddies
Lavern Baker
Ruth Brown


10-CD box set containing 200 original songs that led to the development of rock 'n' roll. They include the original versions of R&B, blues, boogie-woogie and rockabilly records that were later covered by or influenced rock and roll stars such as Elvis, Chuck Berry and Bill Haley. Featuring Louis Jordan, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Professor Longhair, Big Joe Turner, Ruth Brown, Rufus Thomas, Bobby Day, Big Mama Thornton and many others.


CD 1
1. Louis Jordan: Caldonia
2. Ruth Brown: Wild, Wild Young Men
3. Bobby Day: Honeysuckle Baby
4. Oscar Mclollie: Roll, Hot Rod, Roll
5. Johnny Otis Orchestra with Marylin Scott: Beer Bottle Boogie
6. Champion Jack Dupree: Shake Baby, Shake
7. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Work with Me Annie
8. Smiley Lewis: Lillie Mae
9. Big Joe Turner: Lipstick, Powder and Paint
10. Don Julian & The Meadowlarks: Boogie Woogie Teenage
11. Fluffy Hunter: Fluffy's Debut
12. Jackie Brenston: Rocket 88
13. Pee Wee Crayton: You Know Yeah
14. Eddie Bo: I'm Wise
15. Richard Berry: Crazy Lover
16. The Gaylarks: Teenage Mambo
17. Johnny Guitar Watson: Space Guitar
18. Professor Longhair: Oh Well
19. Bullmoose Jackson: Watch My Signals
20. Ivory Joe Hunter: Shooty Booty

CD 2
1. Mickey & Sylvia: No Good Lover
2. Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras
3. Roy Montrell: (Every Time I Hear That) Mellow Saxophone
4. Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Roll 'Em Pete
5. Bob Merrill: I Ain't Mad At You
6. Stick Mcghee & His Buddies: Drinkin' Wine Spoo Dee O Dee
7. Big T. Tyler: King Kong
8. Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns: Rockin' Pneumonia
9. Wyona Carr: Ding Dong Daddy
10. Johnny Otis Orchestra With Redd Lyte: Little Red Hen
11. Etta James: W-O-M-A-N
12. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Sexy Ways
13. Lavern Baker: Whipper Snapper
14. Willie Nix: Just Can't Stay
15. Big Jim Wynn: Ee-Bop-A-Liba
16. Zeb Turner: Jersey Rock
17. Merrill Moore: Red Light
18. Billy Boy Arnold: I Ain't Got You
19. Joe Lyons: Shufflin' Jive
20. John Lee Hooker: Dimples

CD 3
1. Big Joe Turner: Bump Miss Susie
2. Arthur Big Boy Crudup: I Want My Lovin'
3. Chuck Higgins: Motorhead Baby
4. Johnny Otis Orchestra with Little Esther & Mel Walker: Cupid's Boogie
5. Ruth Brown: Hello Little Boy
6. Chuck Willis: Caldonia
7. Clarence Henry: Ain't Got No Home
8. Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama
9. Paul Gayten: Music Goes Round and Round
10. Bobby Day: Beep, Beep, Beep
11. Young Jessie: Hit, Git and Split
12. Etta James: That's All
13. Roy Milton: You Got Me Reelin' and Rockin'
14. Lionel Hampton Orchestra: Rag Mop
15. Piney Brown: That's Right Little Girl
16. Don Covay: Bip Bop Bip
17. Dolly Cooper: My Man
18. Joe Houston: Rock That Boogie
19. Clarence Garlow: Crawfishin'
20. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Annie Had a Baby

CD 4
1. Calvin Boze & His All Stars: Waiting and Drinking
2. Ann Cole: Got My Mojo Working
3. Slim Harpo: I Got Love If You Want It
4. Nappy Brown: Open the Door
5. Big Maybelle: Tell Me Who
6. Zeb Turner: Chew Tobacco Rag
7. Piano Red: Wildfire (Instrumental)
8. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Annie's Aunt Fannie
9. Frankie Lee Sims: Hey Little Girl
10. Roy Hamilton: Don't Let Go
11. Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy: Saturday Nite Boogie Woogie Man
12. Erline Harris: Jump And Shout
13. James Waynes: Please Baby Please
14. Ruth Brown: Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
15. Oscar Wills: Flatfoot Sam
16. Chuck Higgins & His Mellotones: Motor Head Baby
17. Big Joe Turner: Honey Hush
18. Lester Robertson: Take It Home To Grandma
19. Oscar Mclollie & His Honeyjumpers: All That Oil in Texas
20. Rosco Gordon: New Orleans Wimmen

CD 5
1. Rosco Gordon: Booted
2. George Green: Brand New Rockin' Chair
3. Harold Burrage: Way Down Boogie
4. Marvin & Johnny: Tick Tock
5. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: Henry's Got Flat Feet
6. Jackie Brenston: Much Later
7. Nappy Brown: Don't Be Angry
8. Bobby Day: Little Bitty Pretty One
9. Mercy Dee: Romp and Stomp Blues
10. Rene Hall: Twitchy
11. Big Joe Turner: Flip, Flop and Fly
12. Big John Greer: Bottle It Up And Go
13. Smiley Lewis: Bumpity Bump
14. Anita Tucker: Hop, Skip and Jump
15. Slim Saunders: Let's Have Some Fun Honey
16. Gene & Eunice: Bom Bom Lulu
17. The Rocking Brothers: Play Boy Hop
18. Junior Gordon: Blow Wind Blow
19. Marvin & Johnny: Wine Woogie
20. Johnny Otis Orchestra: Rock Me Baby

CD 6
1. Little Esther: Hollerin' and Screamin'
2. Mike Gordon & The El Tempos: You Got To Give
3. Jimmy Rushing: Hi Ho Sylvester
4. Harold Burage: You Eat Too Much
5. Fluffy Hunter: The Walkin' Blues
6. Wynonie Harris: The Deacon Don't Like It
7. Roy Brown: Fanny Brown Got Married
8. Lionel Hampton: Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
9. Sunnyland Slim: It's You Baby
10. Tiny Grimes: Hey Now
11. Tiny Topsy: Come On, Come On, Come On
12. Calin Boze: Safronia B.
13. Fats Noel: Ride Daddy, Ride
14. Milt Trenier: Flip Our Wigs
15. Freddie Kohlman & His Orchestra: Hole in the Ground
16. Tiny Bradshaw: Breakin' Up the House
17. Harold Burage: She Knocks Me Out
18. Stomp Gordon: Damp Rag
19. Otis Rush: Three Times a Fool
20. Sly Fox: I'm Tired of Beggin'

CD 7
1. Wynonie Harris: Bloodshot Eyes
2. Larry Williams: Short Fat Fannie
3. Roy Brown: Mister Hound Dog's In Town
4. Wynona Carr: Nursery Rhyme Rock
5. Sonny Boy Williamson: Don't Start Me To Talkin'
6. Lavern Baker: Jim Dandy
7. Smiley Lewis: Shame, Shame, Shame
8. Howlin' Wolf: Smoke Stack Lightning
9. Linda Hopkins: Rock And Roll Blues
10. Bobby Day: Sweet Little Thing
11. Amos Milburn: Chicken Shack Boogie
12. Stick Mcghee: One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
13. Mabel King: Alabama Rock And Roll
14. Willis Jackson: Gator's Groove
15. Roy Brown: Butcher Pete
16. Tommy Ridgley: Jam Up
17. Ella Mae Morse: Oakie Boogie
18. Larry Williams: Bony Maronie
19. Amos Milburn: Soft Pillow
20. Etta James: Tough Lover

CD 8
1. Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: Milton's Boogie
2. Jackie Brenston & Billy Love: Juiced
3. Big Joe Turner: Low Down Dog
4. H-Bomb Ferguson: Rock, H-Bomb, Rock
5. Melvin Smith: I'm Out Of My Mind
6. Varetta Dillard: Easy, Easy Baby
7. Big Maybelle: Ring Dang Dilly
8. Hal Singer Sextet: Corn Bread
9. Marie Adams & The Three Tons Of Joy: Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)
10. Pearl Bailey: I Can't Rock and Roll to Save My Soul
11. Boo Breeding: Country Woman
12. Roy Byrd & His Blues Jumpers: Bald Head
13. Plas Johnson & His Orchestra: Blue Jean Shuffle
14. Sparkle Moore: Rock-A-Bop
15. Vince Monroe: Give It Up
16. Lowell Fulson: Rocking After Midnight
17. Smiley Lewis: She's Got Me Hook, Line And Sinker
18. Professor Longhair: Misery
19. Rufus Thomas: Tiger Man
20. Donna Hightower: Hands Off

CD 9
1. Melvin Smith: California Baby
2. Champion Jack Dupree: Shim Sham Shimmy
3. Johnny Otis & Marie Adams: Bye Bye Baby
4. Todd Rhodes: Rocket 69
5. H-Bomb Ferguson: I Love My Baby
6. Ernie Williams: My Pretty Baby
7. Memphis Slim: Rockin' The House
8. Doc Starkes & The Niteriders: Women and Cadillacs
9. Big John Greer: I'm The Fat Man
10. Cootie Williams: Mercenary Papa
11. Jackie Brenston: In My Real Gone Rocket
12. Jimmy Preston: Oh Babe
13. B. B. King: She's Dynamite
14. Mister Sad Head: Sa Head Blues
15. Wild Bill Moore: Hey Spoo-Dee-O-Dee
16. Eddie Davis: Mountain Oyster
17. Jesse Allen: Let's Party
18. Frank Motley: New Hound Dog
19. Tiny Bradshaw: Walk That Mess
20. Jimmy Wilson: Jumpin' From Six To Six

CD 10
1. Sonny Dae & His Knights: Rock Around The Clock
2. The Treniers: Rock-A-Beatin Boogie
3. Big Mama Thornton: Hound Dog
4. Big Joe Turner: Shake, Rattle And Roll
5. Huey Piano Smith & The Clowns: Don't You Just Know It
6. Little Willie Littlefield: K. C. Loving
7. Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five: Choo Choo Ch'boogie
8. Jimmy Preston: Rock The Joint
9. Bobby Charles: Later Alligator
10. Billy The Kid Emerson: Red Hot
11. Arthur Gunter: Let's Play House
12. Tiny Bradshaw: The Train Kept A-Rollin'
13. Big Maybelle: Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
14. Little Richard: Tutti Frutti
15. Ella Mae Morse: Razzle Dazzle
16. Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley
17. Ruth Brown: Lucky Lips
18. Milton Brown: Keep A Knockin'
19. Chuck Berry: Maybellene
20. Roy Brown: Good Rocking Tonight

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