Buddy Johnson

RJ Spangler rjblues2@yahoo.com
Sun Apr 1 20:26:54 EDT 2007


Now that is somwthng that I didn't know!  Thanks!  -RJ

Buddy Johnson also recorded "That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch" which 
Muddy
among others recorded. 

On Fri, 30 Mar 2007 21:27:42 EDT, RJBlues23@AOL.COM wrote:

>Now here is something of interest to me as no one ever mentions Buddy 
or
>Ella!  Buddy could outdraw Basie in KC in his prime!  He wrote  
"Alright, Okay,
>You Win" and "Darling Please save Your Love For Me" in addition  to 
"Since I
>Fell For You."  By the way, Dr. John tells people that Paul  Gayton 
wrote that
>song for Annie Laurie to sing.  I believe that Buddy  wrote it and 
many
>consider his band to be the first "Rock & Roll"  band.  Whatever, he 
lead a
great Big
>Band that believed in the "Walk-em  Rhythm" -- a medium shuffle , 
really, so
>all people could dance.  For sure  his band was based in Blues & 
Ballads and
>gave us talents like Etta Jones,  Arthur Prysock and his sister, Ella.  
His
>"I'm Just Your Fool," was  recorded by Little Walter.  I have Buddy's 
boxset on
>Bear Family.  Get  it y'all.
>
>RJ Spangler
>_http://www.myspace.com/rjspangler_ 
(http://www.myspace.com/rjspangler)

 
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