WYNONIE HARRIS

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No blues shouter embodied the rollicking good times that he sang of quite like raucous shouter Wynonie Harris. "Mr. Blues," as he was not-so-humbly known, joyously related risque tales of sex, booze, and endless parties in his trademark raspy voice over some of the jumpingest horn-powered combos of the postwar era.

Those wanton ways eventually caught up with Harris, but not before he scored a raft of R&B smashes from 1946 to 1952. He was already a seasoned dancer, drummer, and singer when he left Omaha for L.A. in 1940 (his main influences being Big Joe Turner and Jimmy Rushing). He found plenty of work singing and appearing as an emcee on Central Avenue, the bustling nightlife strip of the black community. Harris' reputation was spreading fast -- he was appearing in Chicago at the Rhumboogie Club in 1944 when bandleader Lucky Millinder hired him as his band's new singer. With
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WYNONIE HARRIS Wynonie Harris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wynonie Harris
Jump Blues 1954
WYNONIE HARRIS Dig This Boogie / Lightnin' Struck The Poor House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dig This Boogie / Lightnin' Struck The Poor House
Jump Blues 2017

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WYNONIE HARRIS Roy Brown, Wynonie Harris : Battle Of The Blues, Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roy Brown, Wynonie Harris : Battle Of The Blues, Volume 2
Jump Blues 1959
WYNONIE HARRIS Mr Blues Is Coming to Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr Blues Is Coming to Town
Jump Blues 1977
WYNONIE HARRIS Rock Mr. Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rock Mr. Blues
Jump Blues 1985
WYNONIE HARRIS Bloodshot Eyes: The Best of Wynonie Harris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bloodshot Eyes: The Best of Wynonie Harris
Jump Blues 1993
WYNONIE HARRIS Women, Whiskey & Fish Tails album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Women, Whiskey & Fish Tails
Jump Blues 1993
WYNONIE HARRIS Lovin' Machine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lovin' Machine
Jump Blues 2002

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Dig This Boogie / Lightnin' Struck The Poor House
Jump Blues 1946
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Good Rockin' Tonight / Good Morning Mr. Blues
Jump Blues 1948

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