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One of R&B and R&R's principal architects, JESSE STONE, aka CHARLES CALHOUN, commenced his recording career in 1927, but wrote and arranged his biggest songs during the 1950s. Atlantic Records supremo Ahmet Ertegun once said of him: "Jesse Stone did more to develop the basic Rock'n'Roll sound than anybody else. He was a great, reliable, loose arranger, who could update a five-year old arrangement with a couple of chord changes... "This compilation covers both elements of Stone's career, Disc One featuring him as a recording artist, starting with his first record, 'Starvation Blues' and anthologising his releases, between 1947 and 1958, billed variously as Jesse Stone, Charles Calhoun, Chuck Calhoun, and The Stone Crushers. Disc Two features his songs recorded by artists like Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, Big Joe Turner, The Clovers, Ruth Brown, Lavern Baker, Ray Charles, Roy Hamilton, etc.
One of R&B and R&R's principal architects, JESSE STONE, aka CHARLES CALHOUN, commenced his recording career in 1927, but wrote and arranged his biggest songs during the 1950s. Atlantic Records supremo Ahmet Ertegun once said of him: "Jesse Stone did more to develop the basic Rock'n'Roll sound than anybody else. He was a great, reliable, loose arranger, who could update a five-year old arrangement with a couple of chord changes... "This compilation covers both elements of Stone's career, Disc One featuring him as a recording artist, starting with his first record, 'Starvation Blues' and anthologising his releases, between 1947 and 1958, billed variously as Jesse Stone, Charles Calhoun, Chuck Calhoun, and The Stone Crushers. Disc Two features his songs recorded by artists like Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, Big Joe Turner, The Clovers, Ruth Brown, Lavern Baker, Ray Charles, Roy Hamilton, etc.
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Architect Of Rhythm & Blues 1927-1961
Artist: Jesse Stone / Calhoun,Charles
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Disc One  the Performer
2. Starvation Blues
3. Hey Sister Lucy (What Makes Your Lips So Juicy)
4. An Ace in the Hole
5. Sneaky Pete
6. I Came Home Unexpectedly
7. Who Killed 'Er
8. Mister Jelly Fingers
9. The Donkey and the Elephant
10. Don't Let It Get Away
11. Who's Zat?
12. Bling-A-Ling-A-Ling
13. Get It While You Can
14. Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
15. Cole Slaw (Sorghum Switch)
16. Do It Now!
17. Runaway
18. Oh, That'll Be Joyful
19. Smack Dab in the Middle
20. (I Don't Know) Why the Car Won't Go
21. Come and Dance with Me
22. Night Life
23. The Rocket
24. Jamboree
25. My Pigeon's Gone
26. Barrel House
27. Hey Tiger
28. The Stash
29. Tall and Short
30. Crawfish
31. Tadpole Wiggle
32. Clyde McPhatter ; the Drifters  Money Honey
33. Joe Turner ; His Blues Kings  Shake, Rattle and Roll
34. The Clovers  Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash
35. The Drifters Featuring Clyde McPhatter  Bip Bam
36. Johnnie Ray  Flip, Flop and Fly
37. Ruth Brown ; Her Rhythmakers  As Long As I'm Moving
38. The Jacks  Smack Dab in the Middle
39. Ella Mae Morse with Big Dave and His Music  Razzle-Dazzle
40. Joe Turner ; His Blues Kings  Morning, Noon and Night
41. The Pearls  Bells of Love
42. Varetta Dillard with the Four Students  I'm Gonna Tell My Daddy
43. Joe Turner  Lipstick, Powder and Paint
44. The Drifters  I Gotta Get Myself a Woman
45. Walter Spriggs  I Pawned Everything
46. The Cookies  My Lover
47. Chuck Willis  Juanita
48. The Cues  Why
49. Lavern Baker  You Better Stop
50. Dean Martin  Just Kiss Me
51. Titus Turner  A-Knockin' at My Baby's Door
52. The Flyers  on Bended Knee
53. Ray Charles  Losing Hand
54. The Clovers  Down in the Alley
55. The Flamingos  My Faith in You
56. Jimmy Witherspoon  All Right Miss Moore
57. Roy Hamilton  Don't Let Go
58. Janis Martin  Good Love
59. Wade Flemons  Easy Lovin'
60. Elvis Presley  Like a Baby
61. Jimmy Soul  I Can't Hold Out Any Longer

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One of R&B and R&R's principal architects, JESSE STONE, aka CHARLES CALHOUN, commenced his recording career in 1927, but wrote and arranged his biggest songs during the 1950s. Atlantic Records supremo Ahmet Ertegun once said of him: "Jesse Stone did more to develop the basic Rock'n'Roll sound than anybody else. He was a great, reliable, loose arranger, who could update a five-year old arrangement with a couple of chord changes... "This compilation covers both elements of Stone's career, Disc One featuring him as a recording artist, starting with his first record, 'Starvation Blues' and anthologising his releases, between 1947 and 1958, billed variously as Jesse Stone, Charles Calhoun, Chuck Calhoun, and The Stone Crushers. Disc Two features his songs recorded by artists like Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, Big Joe Turner, The Clovers, Ruth Brown, Lavern Baker, Ray Charles, Roy Hamilton, etc.
        
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