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The Killer Plays Boogie Woogie Classics by Meade Lux Lewis

Label: Checkmate
Released: 2007
Track listing: Boogie Tidal; Glendale Glide; Messin' Around; Six Wheel Chaser; Blues Whistle; Yancey Special; Bear Cat Crawl; Hammer Chatter; Lux's Boogie; Honky Tonk Train Blues.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Jerry Lee Lewis: The Killer Plays Boogie Woogie Classics by Meade Lux Lewis

Read "The Killer Plays Boogie Woogie Classics by Meade Lux Lewis" reviewed by Ken Dryden

Although Jerry Lee Lewis devoured boogie woogie at the age of ten, he soon incorporated it with gospel and country to develop his own style of rockabilly. But he always admired the giants of boogie woogie, particularly Meade Lux Lewis (who died in a 1964 car crash). Shortly after this tragedy, Jerry Lee Lewis went into ...

Checkmate

Label: Contemporary Records
Released: 2002
Track listing: Checkmate/ The Isolated Pawn/ Cyanide Touch/ The King Swings/ En Passant/ Fireside Eyes/ The Black Knight.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Shelly Manne & His Men: Checkmate

Read "Checkmate" reviewed by Derek Taylor

Jazz and television were an easy match in the Sixties, especially in the context of the cop, spy and detective shows that were Hollywood’s bread and butter of the era. Noirish blues and angular tempoed chase themes fit the action on these shows perfectly, as did the Cool connotations of West Coast Jazz. Among the more ...

Checkmate

Label: Not Two Records
Released: 1998

Checkmate

Label: EmArcy
Released: 1991

Checkmate

Label: Kedar Entertainment Group
Released: 0


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