THE WILLIAM CLAXTON COLLECTION
180-GRAM PURE VIRGIN VINYL LPs IN GATEFOLD PACKAGING
INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS
T-BONE WALKER, vocals & guitar, plus:
A3-A6 & B1-B2: Edward Hale (alto sax), Maxwell Davis (tenor sax), unknown (tp),
Willard McDaniel (piano), Billy Hadnott (bass), Oscar Lee Bradley (drums).
Recorded in Los Angeles, California, between August and December 1951.
A1-A2 & B3-B5: Probable personnel: Edward Hale (alto sax),
Maxwell Davis (tenor sax), Jim Wynn (baritone sax),
Zell Kindred or Willard McDaniel (piano), R.S. Rankin (rhythm guitar),
Buddy Woodson (bass), Robert “Snake” Sims, or Oscar Lee Bradley (drums).
Unknown trumpet player. Recorded in Los Angeles, California, March 1952.
A7-A8 & B6-B8: The Dave Bartholomew Band. Probable personnel: Dave Bartholomew (tp),
Wendell Duconge (alto sax), Lee Allen (tenor sax), Herb Hardesty (baritone sax),
Walter Nelson (guitar), Frank Fields (bass), Cornelius Coleman (drums),
Baby Davis or possibly Tiny Brown (vocals on B6). Unknown piano player.
Recorded in New Orleans or Los Angeles, between March and November 1953.
1 HERE IN THE DARK
2 I MISS YOU BABY
3 LIFE IS TOO SHORT
4 WELCOME BLUES
5 I GET SO WEARY
6 YOU JUST WANTED TO USE ME
7 WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN *
8 PONYTAIL *
1 THROUGH WITH WOMEN
2 STREET WALKING WOMAN
3 PARTY GIRL
4 HIGH SOCIETY
5 LOLLIE LOU
6 GOT NO USE FOR YOU
7 WANDERIN’ HEART *
8 I’LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU *
* BONUS TRACKS: From the same sessions, but not included on the original LP
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