Posts Tagged: 1950s

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Clifton Chenier- “My Soul”. 1955. Etta James on backing vocals!

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Poster for a Kid Ory concert, 1959.

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One-stop service. 1950. Via Duke.

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Fats Domino, 1958. Whole Lotta Lovin.

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Tommy Ridgely, “Jam Up”. 1954. This one cooks.

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More Earl King! I’d say he was the best, but that doesn’t leave room for a whole bunch of other people. So how about: he was one of the greats. Hendrix did a nice job with this tune on Electric Ladyland.

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A rainy evening, 1951. Source unknown.

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George Lewis & His New Orleans Music - Willie the Weeper. Recorded in 1950.

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George Lewis, 1950. Photo by Stanley Kubrick.

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Ad for Miller Bros Jewelry, 838 Canal St., in the early 1950s. Via.