CECIL GANT

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Pianist Cecil Gant seemingly materialized out of the wartime mist to create one of the most enduring blues ballads of the 1940s. Gant was past age 30 when he burst onto the scene in a most unusual way -- he popped up in military uniform at a Los Angeles war-bonds rally sponsored by the Treasury Department. Private Gant proceeded to electrify the assembled multitude with his piano prowess, leading to his imminent 1944 debut on Oakland's Gilt-Edge Records: the mellow pop-slanted ballad "I Wonder," which topped the R&B charts despite a wartime shellac shortage that hit tiny independent companies like Gilt-Edge particularly hard. Its flip, the considerably more animated "Cecil's Boogie," was a hit in its own right.

Pvt. Gant shot to the upper reaches of the R&B charts for Gilt-Edge like a guided missile with his "Grass Is Getting Greener Every Day" and "I'm Tired" in 1945, recording prolifically for
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I WonderI Wonder
Flyright Records 1997
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Collection 1944-51Collection 1944-51
Acrobat 2015
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Bullet BoogieBullet Boogie
Blue Label - SPV Lab 2008
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We're Gonna RockWe're Gonna Rock
Indigo UK 2002
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Cecil Gant The Complete Recordings 1947-1949 Vol. 5Cecil Gant The Complete Recordings 1947-1949 Vol. 5
Blue Moon 2005
$10.18
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Cecil's Jam SessionCecil's Jam Session
Remastered
Diamo 1999
$17.43
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Cecil Gant 45 RPM Cecils Boogie / I WonderCecil Gant 45 RPM Cecils Boogie / I Wonder
Decca
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I Wonder by Cecil GantI Wonder by Cecil Gant
Acrobat 2008
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Collection 1944-51 by Cecil Gant (2015-08-03)Collection 1944-51 by Cecil Gant (2015-08-03)
Acrobat
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 Cecil Gant ‎– King Of Boogie Woogie  (Vinyl LP) Cecil Gant ‎– King Of Boogie Woogie (Vinyl LP) USD $12.04 Buy It Now 15 days
CECIL GANT CECIL GANT "BULLET BOOGIE" CD ------ 23 TITEL------ NEW+ USD $18.49 Buy It Now 16 days
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Pvt Cecil Gant 78 CECIL'S MOP MOP / I'LL REMEMBER YOU ~Gilt-Edge VG ti VG+ blues Pvt Cecil Gant 78 CECIL'S MOP MOP / I'LL REMEMBER YOU ~Gilt-Edge VG ti VG+ blues USD $15.00 Buy It Now 19 days
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78 By Pvt. Cecil Gant, 78 By Pvt. Cecil Gant, "I Feel It" on Gilt-Edge USD $9.99 Buy It Now 21 days
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CECIL GANT TRIO -Train Time Blues/Sloppy Joe's. Bullet 78 rpm 1947 CECIL GANT TRIO -Train Time Blues/Sloppy Joe's. Bullet 78 rpm 1947 USD $5.98 Buy It Now 25 days
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CECIL GANT Boozie Boogie BULLET 264 play graded VPI Cleaned r&b jump 78 CECIL GANT Boozie Boogie BULLET 264 play graded VPI Cleaned r&b jump 78 USD $27.99 Buy It Now 29 days
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CECIL GANT The Incomparable Cecil Gant album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Incomparable Cecil Gant
Boogie Woogie Piano 1958

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CECIL GANT King Of Boogie Woogie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Of Boogie Woogie
Boogie Woogie Piano 1976
CECIL GANT Blues in L.A. [The Blues Collection #88] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues in L.A. [The Blues Collection #88]
Boogie Woogie Piano 1997

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