Morse, Ella Mae: Singles Collection 1942-57

Morse, Ella Mae SKU: 36372270
Morse, Ella Mae: Singles Collection 1942-57

Morse, Ella Mae: Singles Collection 1942-57

Morse, Ella Mae SKU: 36372270

Format: CD

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Title: Singles Collection 1942-57
Artist: Morse, Ella Mae
Label: Acrobat
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
UPC: 824046325626
Genre: Rock

Ella Mae Morse was one of the first white female singers to successfully and credibly bridge the gap between pop and R&B during the 1940s and is often regarded as a key figure in the early development of rock 'n' roll during that era. She started out as a big bad singer with Jimmy Dorsey's orchestra in 1939 when she was just 14 years old, and in 1942 joined Freddie Slack's band, which had just signed to the fledgling Capitol label. Her first recording with Slack was "Cow-Cow Boogie" which was a Top 10 hit and Capitol's first million-seller. She signed a solo deal with Capitol and over the next decade had a string of pop and R&B hits including Top 10 successes with "Mister Five By Five", "Shoo Shoo Baby", "No Love, No Nothin'", "Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet", "The Patty Cake Man" and "The Blacksmith Blues", all of which are included here. This great-value 54-track 2-CD set comprises selected A & B sides from the forty or so singles which she released before she gave up recording in 1957, working with noted producer/arrangers like Nelson Riddle, Billy May, Dave Cavanaugh and Les Baxter, so represents a substantial proportion of her recorded output. It provides an entertaining showcase for a versatile artist whose style encompassed elements of jazz, big band, R&B, gospel, boogie-woogie, blues and country, which enabling to appeal across the pop spectrum.

Tracks:
1.1 Cow Cow Boogie
1.2 He's My Guy
1.3 Mister Five By Five
1.4 The Thrill Is Gone
1.5 Get on Board, Little Children
1.6 Shoo Shoo Baby
1.7 No Love, No Nothin'
1.8 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet
1.9 Tess's Torch Song
1.10 The Patty Cake Man
1.11 Invitation to the Blues
1.12 Hello, Suzanne
1.13 Captain Kidd
1.14 Ya Betcha
1.15 Rip Van Winkle
1.16 Buzz Me
1.17 The House of Blue Lights
1.18 Hey, Mr Postman
1.19 Your Conscience Tells You So
1.20 Pigfoot Pete
1.21 The Merry Ha! Ha!
1.22 Hoodle Addle
1.23 Pine Top Schwartz
1.24 Get Off It and Go
1.25 Early in the Morning
2.1 Bombo B. Bailey
2.2 A Little Further Down the Road a Piece
2.3 Tennessee Saturday Night
2.4 Blacksmith Blues
2.5 Love Me or Leave Me
2.6 Oakie Boogie
2.7 Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed
2.8 I'm Hog-Tied Over You
2.9 Jump Back Honey
2.10 Good
2.11 Big Mamou
2.12 Forty Cups of Coffee
2.13 Oh ! You Crazy Moon
2.14 Tain't What You Do - It's the Way That Cha Do It
2.15 Happy Habit
2.16 Money Honey
2.17 (We've Reached) the Point of No Return
2.18 Lovey Dovey
2.19 Smack Dab in the Middle
2.20 Livin', Livin', Livin'
2.21 Razzle Dazzle
2.22 Birmingham
2.23 Sing-Ing-Ing-Ing
2.24 Won't You Listen to Me Baby
2.25 Down in Mexico
2.26 Coffee Date
2.27 Put Your Arms Around Me Honey
2.28 What Good'll It Do Me '
2.29 I'm Gone
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