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Jack McVea's nickname was bestowed by Slim Gaillard at his recording session with Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker. On "Slim's Jam," when Bird doesn't have a reed, Gaillard says "McVoutie's got a reed!" (McVea says Bird actually did show sans reed). This 1945 album presents McVea's blues side, joined by Lucky Thompson, Wild Bill Moore, Wynonie Harris, Duke Henderson, Cee Pee Johnson, Rabon Tarrant & others. Contains 23 tracks, with 7 never before released.
Jack McVea's nickname was bestowed by Slim Gaillard at his recording session with Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker. On "Slim's Jam," when Bird doesn't have a reed, Gaillard says "McVoutie's got a reed!" (McVea says Bird actually did show sans reed). This 1945 album presents McVea's blues side, joined by Lucky Thompson, Wild Bill Moore, Wynonie Harris, Duke Henderson, Cee Pee Johnson, Rabon Tarrant & others. Contains 23 tracks, with 7 never before released.
038153075620

Details

Format: CD
Label: DLM
Catalog: 756
Rel. Date: 05/14/2002
UPC: 038153075620

McVoutie's Central Avenue Blues
Artist: Jack Mcvea
Format: CD
New: NOT IN STORE, BUT IN PRINT AND ORDER-ABLE - , call or email $17.99
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Okay for Baby
2. Listen Baby Blues
3. Opus Boogie
4. It Never Should Have Been This Way
5. Gone With the Wind
6. Baby, Look at You
7. Don't Blame Me - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
8. Boulevard Boogie
9. Blues This Morning
10. We're Together Again
11. Naggin' Woman Blues
12. "G" Man Got the "T" Man, The
13. Tarrant Blues
14. Blues All Night - (previously unreleased)
15. I Live True to You
16. B Flat Boogie - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
17. Then I've Got to Go - (previously unreleased)
18. I'll Be True
19. Wiggle Wiggle Woogie - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
20. Love Will Get You Down - (previously unreleased)
21. Hey Hey Hey Baby
22. Don't Blame Me
23. Okay for Baby - (previously unreleased, alternate take)

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Jack McVea's nickname was bestowed by Slim Gaillard at his recording session with Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker. On "Slim's Jam," when Bird doesn't have a reed, Gaillard says "McVoutie's got a reed!" (McVea says Bird actually did show sans reed). This 1945 album presents McVea's blues side, joined by Lucky Thompson, Wild Bill Moore, Wynonie Harris, Duke Henderson, Cee Pee Johnson, Rabon Tarrant & others. Contains 23 tracks, with 7 never before released.
        
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