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Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies - Daddy Of Western Swing (Disc 1)
Disc 1 - Brownies Stomp
01.Oh You Pretty Woman 02.Garbage Man Blues 03.Joe Turner Blues [Instrumental] 04.Brownies Stomp [Instrumental] 05.Do the Hula Lou 06.My Precious Sonny Boy 07.Swinging on the Garden Gate 08.Four Five or Six Times 09.Get Along Cindy 10.Where Have You Been So Long Corrine 11. Girl of My Dreams 12. Talking About You 13. Loveland and You 14. Take It Slow and Easy 15. Sitting on Top of the World 16. This Morning This Evening So Soon 17. Trinity Waltz [Instrumental] 18. Loveless Life 19. Sweet Jennie Lee 20. Object of My Affection 21. I Love You 22. Pray for the Lights to Go Out 23. Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet 24. In el Rio Grande 25. Good Man Is Hard to Find 26. Down by the O-H-I-O
This is a great compilation of a rather under-rated figure who died far before his time. Still, he managed to leave behind a sizeable catalogue of hot western swing. Here's the first disc from the innovator of a strange, yet brilliant, blend of musical styles........