HOW BLUE CAN YOU GET

Latest update on 14/01/2013

Artist: Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
Author: Leonard Feather/Jane Feather
Label: Victor
Year: 1949

Piano and vocal: Billy Valentine. Written by the famous jazz critic and produced by Steve Sholes (later of Elvis fame). Shelved until 1960 when it was released on RCA Camden lp Singin' The Blues.

Covers:

1950:

Ellingtonians [with Chubby Kemp; first version released (on the Mercer label)]

1951:

Louis Jordan

1963:

B.B. King [and in '65 on Live At The Regal]

1966:

Howard Tate

1968:

Fleetwood Mac

1982:

Albert Collins

1986:

Boogie Boy

1996:

Primitive Radio Gods [sample B.B. King's version in Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth]

1998:

Louisiana Gator Boys [in film Blues Brothers 2000; feat. B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Isaac Hayes, Dr. John, Lou Rawls, Travis Tritt, Koko Taylor, Jimmie Vaughan and Steve Winwood]

2003:

John Campbelljohn

2004:

Nimmo Brothers

2008:

Jeff Healey

2010:

Cyndi Lauper

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