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Jazz Appreciation - 4/20

Every April, the United States celebrates the timeless music genre known as “Jazz”. This month, I’ve been joining in on the celebration by spotlighting some of my favorite  jazz songs–this includes popular standards and some lesser-known recordings. 152 more words

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Special announcement from Dick "The Poet" Lourie

The Juke Joint 5 will soon be undergoing some changes (like all living organisms), and we are both pleased and sad. We are pleased that John and Gretchen are moving on to travel their own different paths, with our blessing, and we are understandably very unhappy to be losing them. 193 more words

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New Year's Resolution Blues

“New Year’s Resolution Blues,” written by Dallas Bartley and Leo Hickman, recorded by Roy Milton and His Solid Senders in 1948.

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Auld Lang Syne Boogie

“Auld Lang Syne Boogie,” recorded by the jump blues band of sax player Freddie Mitchell in 1949. Rip Harrington is on piano.

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Trim Your Tree

“Trim Your Tree,” a racy 1954 jump blues by Jimmy Butler.

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How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around

“How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around,” sung by Jimmy Witherspoon with orchestra. A “jump blues” recorded in 1950. The tune is also known as “Christmas Blues.” 45 more words

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Christmas Time Blues

“Christmas Time Blues,” written and performed by Roy Milton with his band, the Solid Senders in 1950.

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