The Greatest R&B Hits Of 1950
by Various Artists

The Greatest R&B Hits Of 1950
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  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: November 13, 2015
  • Originally Released: 2015
  • Label: Acrobat

Description by OLDIES.com:

This continues the strand of R&B and country collections associated with Acrobat's highly popular "America's Greatest Hits" series, this one focusing on the top R&B records in the US Billboard charts during 1950. Features a host of well-known names like Louis Jordan, Johnny Otis, Jimmy Witherspoon, Nat King Cole, Ivory Joe Hunter, Dinah Washington, Wynonie Harris, Lightning Hopkins and Roy Brown, but also includes many unfamiliar names and records of which even enthusiasts of the genre may not be aware, and which will be welcome additions to their collections.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Lonesome Cabin Blues (Log Cabin Blues) - Mercy Dee Walton
  • 2.Real Pretty Mama Blues - Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chicken Shackers
  • 3.You Satisfy - Billy Wright
  • 4.Saturday Night Fish Fry, Pt 1-2 - Louis Jordan
  • 5.For You My Love - Larry Darnell
  • 6.No Rollin' Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon
  • 7.Little School Girl - Andrew "Smokey" Hogg
  • 8.After Hours Session - Frank "Floorshow" Culley and His Band
  • 9.I'll Get Along Somehow - Larry Darnell
  • 10.Big Fine Girl - Jimmy Witherspoon
  • 11.I've Been a Fool - The Shadows
  • 12.I Quit My Pretty Mama - Ivory Joe Hunter
  • 13.School Days - Louis Jordan
  • 14.Sittin' on It All the Time - Wynonie Harris
  • 15.If It's So Baby - The Robins
  • 16.Lost My Baby - Larry Darnell
  • 17.Rag Mop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
  • 18.I Almost Lost My Mind - Ivory Joe Hunter
  • 19.Rag Mop - Doc Sausage and His Mad Lads
  • 20.My Mother Told Me - Nat King Cole Trio
  • 21.S.P. Blues - Ivory Joe Hunter
  • 22.I Don't Have to Ride No More - The Ravens
  • 23.Bon Ton Roula - Clarence "Bon Ton" Garlow
  • 24.Rag Mop - Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Double Crossing Blues - Johnny Otis & His Orchestra
  • 2.Raining in My Heart - Peppermint Harris
  • 3.Still in the Dark - Big Joe Turner
  • 4.Because - Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra
  • 5.I Like My Baby's Pudding - Wynonie Harris
  • 6.Sitting by the Window - Billy Eckstine
  • 7.Fat Man, The - Fats Domino
  • 8.Walkin' Blues - Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
  • 9.For You My Love - Nat King Cole / Nellie Lutcher
  • 10.I Only Know - Dinah Washington
  • 11.Easter Parade - Freddie Mitchell & Orchestra
  • 12.Mistrustin' Blues - Little Esther
  • 13.Why Do Things Happen to Me - Roy Hawkins
  • 14.Misery - Little Esther
  • 15.Information Blues - Roy Milton
  • 16.3 X 7 = 21 - Jewel King
  • 17.Walking Blues - Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chicken Shackers
  • 18.I Need You So - Ivory Joe Hunter
  • 19.I'll Never Be Free - Paul Gayten Band / Annie Laurie
  • 20.Pink Champagne - Joe Liggins
  • 21.Cry Baby - Johnny Otis & His Orchestra
  • 22.I Almost Lost My Mind - Nat King Cole Trio
  • 23.Cry, Cry Baby - Ed Wiley and His Band
  • 24.Stack A' Lee, Pts. 1 & 2 - Archibald & His Orchestra
  • 25.Safronia B - Calvin Boze & His All Stars

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.It Isn't Fair - Dinah Washington
  • 2.My Baby's Gone - Charles Brown
  • 3.Everyday I Have the Blues - Lowell Fulson
  • 4.Well Oh Well - Tiny Bradshaw
  • 5.Where There Is No Love - Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
  • 6.Cupid's Boogie - Little Esther / Johnny Otis & His Orchestra / Mel Walker
  • 7.Junior Jives - Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
  • 8.My Foolish Heart - Gene Ammons Sextet
  • 9.I Wanna Be Loved - Dinah Washington
  • 10.Danny Boy - Al Hibbler
  • 11.I Love My Baby - Larry Darnell
  • 12.I Love You My Darlin' - Joe Fritz
  • 13.Hard Luck Blues - Roy Brown
  • 14.Good Morning Judge - Wynonie Harris
  • 15.Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole
  • 16.Blue Light Boogie - Louis Jordan
  • 17.Dreamin' Blues - Mel Walker
  • 18.Tenderly - Lynn Hope Quintet
  • 19.Deceivin' Blues - Little Esther / Mel Walker
  • 20.Sax Shack Boogie - Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chicken Shackers
  • 21.I'll Never Be Free - Dinah Washington
  • 22.I'm Yours to Keep - The Herb Fisher Trio
  • 23.Love Don't Love Nobody - Roy Brown & His Might-Mighty Men
  • 24.Long About Sundown - Roy Brown and His Orchestra
  • 25.Bald Head - Roy Byrd & His Blues Jumpers
  • 26.Goodnight Irene - Paul Gayten

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Blue Shadows - Lowell Fulson
  • 2.I'm Going to Have Myself a Ball - Tiny Bradshaw
  • 3.Besame Mucho - The Ray-O-Vacs
  • 4.Cadillac Baby - Roy Brown and His Orchestra
  • 5.Anytime, Any Place, Anywhere - Joe Morris & His Orchestra
  • 6.I'll Never Be Free - Louis Jordan
  • 7.Tamburitza Boogie - Louis Jordan
  • 8.Sad Journey Blues - Floyd Dixon and His Orchestra
  • 9.Wedding Boogie - Johnny Otis Congregation
  • 10.Every Night About This Time - Fats Domino
  • 11.Shotgun Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins
  • 12.Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Lionel Hampton
  • 13.Please Send Me Someone to Love - Percy Mayfield
  • 14.Million Dollar Secret - Helen Humes
  • 15.Street Walkin' Daddy - Margie Day / The Griffin Brothers
  • 16.You Gotta Love Me Baby Too - The Ray-O-Vacs
  • 17.Oh, Babe! - Jimmy Preston
  • 18.It's a Sin - Ivory Joe Hunter
  • 19.Teardrops From My Eyes - Budd Johnson's Orchestra / Ruth Brown
  • 20.Oh, Babe! - Larry Darnell
  • 21.Old Time Shuffle Blues - Lloyd Glenn
  • 22.Far Away Blues - Johnny Otis & His Orchestra
  • 23.Low Society Blues - Lowell Fulson
  • 24.Tennessee Waltz - Erskine Hawkins
  • 25.Our Father (Which Art in Heaven) - The Five Blind Boys
  • 26.Time Out for Tears - Dinah Washington
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