TIN PAN ALLEY

Latest update on 05/08/2010

Artist: Jimmy Wilson
Author: Bob Geddins
Label: Big Town
Year: 1953

Singer from Texas.

Covers:

1953:

Ray Agee

1954:

Ray Charles [same tune in Blackjack, written after beating T Bone Walker; yes, blind Brother Ray played card, as good as he drove cars]

1974:

Little Milton

1978:

Jim Colgrove

1984:

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble [crediting Jimmy Reed]

1985:

Collins, Copeland & Cray [as Blackjack, crediting Ray Charles all right]

1986:

Walter Horton & Paul Butterfield

1986:

Johnny Winter

1994:

Lavelle White

1997:

Lucky Peterson

1998:

Colin James

2001:

Billy Boy Arnold [as Blackjack]

See also: Haunted House. Curtis Jones' Tin Pan Alley ('41) is another song, although opinions regarding the subject match. Tin Pan Alley was the nickname for 28th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue, NY, a stretch lined with music publishing offices.

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