SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE

Latest update on 04/08/2010

Artist: Chuck Calhoun
Author: Charles Calhoun
Label: MGM
Year: 1955

Charles Calhoun was an alias for Jesse Stone, house arranger for Atlantic (see: Shake, Rattle And Roll and Sorghum Switch). Reissued on Bear Family comp. in '94.

Covers:

1955:

Jacks [band from L.A. (on RPM sublabel), called The Cadets with motherlabel Modern; two bands on two different labels meant double income]

1955:

Du-Droppers

1955:

Mills Brothers

1955:

Ella Mae Morse

1955:

Count Basie [vocal: Joe Williams]

1964:

Ray Charles

1966:

Zoot Money

1976:

Ry Cooder

1980:

George Jones

1980:

Keith Sykes

1984:

Nighthawks

1987:

Formerly Brothers [with Amos Garrett, Doug Sahm & Gene Taylor]

1987:

Buster Poindexter

1997:

Roomful Of Blues [finally; Smack Dab is that song with the line: "I want a room full of blues and some dancing chicks..."]

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