NIGHT TIME IS THE RIGHT TIME, The

Latest update on 18/12/2014

Artist: Roosevelt Sykes
Author: Roosevelt Sykes
Label: Decca
Year: 1937

Probably the most important blues piano player of the thirties; accompanied some thirty different singers and was a talent scout on top. Learned the trade in Helena, Arkansas barrelhouses and perfectioned his style in St. Louis.

Covers:

1938:

Big Bill Broonzy

1945:

Honeydripper [author Roosevelt Sykes as Anytime Is The Right Time; see also: The Honeydripper]

1957:

Nappy Brown [as The Right Time]

1958:

Ray Charles [idem]

1963:

Sonny Boy Williamson & The Animals

1964:

Rufus & Carla Thomas

1964:

Alexis Korner Blues Incorporated [with Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker & Graham Bond]

1964:

Freddie Roach

1965:

Graham Bond Organisation

1967:

Eddie Boyd [with John Mayall and Peter Green]

1968:

Aretha Franklin

1969:

Big Joe Turner

1969:

Creedence Clearwater Revival

1983:

James Brown

1992:

Etta James

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