SCREAMIN' BOOGIE * SONNY THOMPSON AND HIS RHYTHM AND BLUES BAND * STARLITE 008 * UK
Sonny Thompson was born Alphonso Thompson, in Mississippi on 22 August 1916 and died 1989, as a band leader and pianist he worked and recorded mostly in Chicago, although his first recordings were for the small independent Detroit label Sultan in 1946, playing for the Red Saunders Orch. The above was originaly issued on Miracle records Chicago, as by The Dick Davis Orch. featuring Sonny Thompson on piano, Miracle 108. The flip side of this British issue from 1960 has The Fish by Sonny Thompson which is a 1948 recording from the Master label, Chicago, number 1011.
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