Let the good times roll [sound recording] : the complete Decca recordings, 1938-1954 / Louis Jordan
- disc 1. Toodle-loo on down ; So good ; Away from you ; Honey in the bee ball ; Barnacle Bill the sailor ; Flat face ; Keep a-knockin' (but you can't come in) ; Sam Jones done snagged his britches on ; Swinging in a conoanut tree ; Doug the jitterbug ; At the swing cat's ball ; Jake, what a snake ; Honeysucke rose ; 'Fore day blues ; But I'll be back ; You ain't nowhere ; You're my meat ; June tenth jamboree ; You run your mouth and I'll run my business ; I'm Alabama bound ; Hard lovin' blues ; You got to go when the wagon comes ; Lovie Joe ; Somebody done hoodooed the hoodoo man ; Bounce the ball (Do da dittle um day) ; Penthouse in the basement ; After school swing session (Swinging with Symphony Sid) -- disc 2. Oh boy, I'm in the groove ; Never let your left hand know what your right hand's doin' ; Don't come crying on my shoulder ; Waitin' for the Robert E. Lee ; A chicken ain't nothin' but a bird ; Pompton Turnpike ; Do you call that a buddy (Dirty cat) ; I know you, I know what you wanna do ; Pinetop's boogie woogie ; The two little squirrels (Nuts to you) ; T-bone blues ; Pan pan ; Saint Vitus dance ; Saxa-woogie ; Brotherly love ; De laff's on you ; Boogie woogie came to town ; John, stop teasing me ; How 'bout that ; Teacher (How I love my teacher) ; Mama, mama blues (Rusty dusty blues) ; Knock me a kiss ; The green grass grows all around ; Mister Lovingood ; Small town boy ; I'm gonna move to the outskirts of town --
disc 3. What's the use of gettin' sober ; The chicks I pick are slender, tender and tall ; I'm gonna leave you on the outskirts of town ; That'll just 'bout knock me out ; Dirty snake ; Five guys named Moe ; It's a low-down dirty shame ; De laff's on you ; Ration blues ; Is you is or is you ain't my baby ; Deacon Jones ; The things I want I can't get at home ; How high am I? ; I like 'em fat like that ; The truth of the matter ; Hey! now let's live ; Mop-mop ; G.I. Jive ; You can't get that no more ; Louis' Oldsmobile song ; Your socks don't match ; My baby said yes (Yip, yip de hootie) (p1945) ; My baby said yes (Yip, yip de hootie) (p1992) ; Your socks don't match -- disc 4. Buzz me ; They raided the house ; Caldonia boogie ; Somebody done changed the lock on my door ; How long must I wait for you? ; Don't worry 'bout that mule ; Salt Pork, West Virginia ; Paper boy ; Don't worry 'bout that mule ; Reconversion blues ; It's so easy ; Beware ; Don't let the sun catch you cryin' ; Choo-choo ch' boogie ; Ain't that just like a woman ; that chick's too young to fry ; No sale - If it's love you want baby, that's me ; Ain't nobody here but us chickens ; Let the good times roll ; All for the love of Lil ; Texas and Pacific ; Jack, you're dead ; Reet petite and gone ; Sure, had a wonderul time ; I know what you're puttin' down ; Open the door Richard --
disc 5. Friendship ; Open the door Richard ; Boogie woogie blue plate ; Barnyard boogie ; Every man to his own profession ; Early in the morning ; Run Joe ; Look out ; Beans and corn bread ; Have you got the gumption ; We can't agree ; Chicky-mo, craney-crow ; Roamin' blues ; Inflation blues ; You're much too fat (and that's that) ; Chug chug boogie ; There'll be no days like that ; Pettin' and pokin' ; You're on the right track, baby ; Don't burn the candle at both ends ; Why'd you do it, baby ; Daddy-o ; Safe, sane and single ; I know what I've got, don't know what i'm getting ; You broke your promise ; Push-ka-pee she pie (The saga of Saga Boy) -- disc 6. Cole slaw ; Beans and corn bread ; Onion ; Baby's gonna go, bye bye ; Heed my warning ; Psycho-loco ; School days ; Hungry man ; Love you 'til your money's gone blues ; Saturday night fish fry, Part 1 & 2 ; I want a roof over my head ; Show me how (you milk the cow) ; Blue light boogie Part 1 & 2 ; Tamburitza boogie ; (You dyed your hair) Chartreuse ; Lemonade ; It's a great, great pleasure ; You will always have a friend ; Louisville Lodge meeting ; Trouble then satisfaction ; Crazy baby ; Life is so peculiar ; (I'll be glad when you're dead) You rascal you ; Teardrops from my eyes --
disc 7. If you've got someplace to go ; Weak minded blues ; Is my pop in there? ; I can't give you anything but love, baby ; If you so smart, how come you ain't rich? ; Trust in me ; Louisville Lodge meeting ; How blue can you get? ; Happy birthday boogie ; May every day be Christmas ; Please don't leave me ; Bone dry ; I love that kinda carryin' on ; Three handed woman ; Fat Sam from Birmingham ; Cock-a-doodle-doo ; Garmoochie ; There must be a way ; Come and get it ; Stop makin' music ; Slow down ; Work, baby work ; Never trust a woman ; All of me ; There goes my heart ; Lay something on the bar (besides your elbow) ; Gimme gimme blues -- disc 8. Junco partner ; Time marches on ; Azure-te (Paris blues) ; Oil well, Texas ; There's nothing else that I can do ; Jordan for president ; The soon-a-baby (p1992) ; There's nothing else that I can do ; The soon-a-baby (p1953) ; You didn't want me baby ; A man's best friend is a bed ; I didn't know what time it was ; It's better to wait for love ; Only yesterday ; Just like a butterfly (that's caught in the rain) ; Hog wash ; House party ; Everything that's made of wood ; I want you to be my baby ; You know it too ; Locked up ; I gotta move ; Nobody knows you when you're down and out ; If it's true ; Wake up Jacob ; Lollypop ; Perdido -- disc 9. Stone cold dead in the market ; Petootie pie (p1946) ; Petootie pie (p1992) ; Baby, it's cold outside ; Don't cry, cry baby ; 'Ain't nobody's business but my own ; I'll never be free.
- Title from container.
Program notes and biographical by Peter Grendysa an discography (47 p. : ill., ports.) in container.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Louis Jordan, vocals, alto saxophone ; principally with his Tympany Five.
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