I AIN'T MAD WITH YOU

Latest update on 19/03/2013

Artist: Buddy Johnson Orch.
Author: Bob Sparkler
Label: Decca
Year: 1942

Also recorded for Savoy, National and Chez Paree.

Covers:

1945:

Gatemouth Moore [as I Ain't Mad At You (Pretty Baby); survivor of the Walter Barnes Orch., tragically remembered for being on stage of the Rhythm Club in Natchez, MS when that whole place burned down in 1940 with 209 trapped inside; re-recording in '77 as Bishop Gatemouth Moore]

1946:

Jesse Price [as I Ain't Mad At You (You Ain't Mad At Me)]

1947:

Count Basie [idem; vocal: Taps Miller]

1958:

Big Maybelle

1959:

Huey 'Piano' Smith & The Clowns [as Loberta; vocal: Bobby Marchan, a New Orleans drag queen, landing him his surname Roberta (instead of Robert)]

1959:

Frankie Ford [as Roberta; B-side of Sea Cruise; see there]

1960:

Mildred Anderson

1961:

Bobby Merrell [for RCA Victor]

1964:

Animals [as Roberta]

1978:

Lionel Hampton & Chick Corea

2004:

Jools Holland & Tom Jones

Substantial differences between versions, sometimes only linked by the title. Another link, not by accident, is Kansas City, hometown of Moore, Price, Basie and Merrell.

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