WATCH THAT JIVE * JOE TURNER AND PETE JOHNSON * EMARCY 150 * UK
Recorded NYC February 2, 1945, Joe Turner (vcl) with Pete Johnson's
All Stars: Pete Johnson (p), Frankie Newton (t), Don Byas (ts), Leonard
Ware (g), Al Hall (b), Harold 'Doc' West (d). Written by Joe Turner and Pete
Johnson, Watch That Jive is a cool 'City' Blues with a Jazzy
backing that includes a great trumpet solo from Frankie Newton.
Watch That Jive was originally released in the US on National
9011 backed with Johnson And Turner Blues to a post WW2 American
audience, and wasn't released in the UK until 1956 on the above EP (extended
play) which also included Johnson And Turner Blues and their previous
(debut) release for National S.K.Blues Parts 1 & 2.
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