JELLY JELLY

Latest update on 11/04/2015

Artist: Earl Hines Orch.
Author: Earl Hines/Billy Eckstine
Label: RCA
Year: 1940

Vocal: Billy Eckstine, alias 'Mister B'; one of the first black ballad singers charming white audiences.

Covers:

1944:

Billy Eckstine [as Good Jelly Blues]

1945:

Josh White

1962:

Bobby Bland [as Jelly Jelly Jelly]

1964:

Georgie Fame

1967:

James Cotton

1972:

Clarence Gatemouth Brown

1973:

Allman Brothers Band [as Jelly Jelly Jelly]

1991:

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters

2001:

Dave Van Ronk

Melodic close to Stormy Monday Blues, another Earl Hines/Billy Eckstine composition (see there). The Allman Brothers version begins as Stormy Monday; they merge both songs, lyrics and all, making it a Billy Eckstine medley in a way.

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