The song contains the line “It takes a rocking chair to rock, a rubber ball to roll”, which had previously been used in 1924 by Ma Rainey in “Jealous Hearted Blues.”. Hawkins was born in Jefferson, Texas. King and James Brown (as "Strange Things Happen"). in the Richmond - Oakland area, he signed with Modern in early 1949. Vintage Roy Hawkins / Blues 78rpm . Thomas, T-Bone Walker, Johnny Moore, Charles "Chuck" Norris. A side is "You're the sweetest thing" and the B side is "I'm never satisified" I don't grade records but a visual description would include some minor scratches, smudges and dirt. Though it reached number six in the Billboard R&B chart in 1951, it was B.B. Roy en deviendra l'un des artistes les plus vendeurs sur la Undertaker. King, and James Brown. Vintage 78 RPM Record. Dès lors, il se concentre sur le chant laissant le piano à Willard Mac Daniels ou Lloyd Glenn. "On my way", "Where you been", "My temper is rising", "Trouble makin' woman", "The thrill is gone" (covered by B.B. After working in clubs, he broke through with his 1950 song "Why Do Things Happen to Me" inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. période 1950-1952. in 1979. Born in Texas, he migrated to California in the late '30s, and by the mid-'40s the piano playing Hawkins was a fixture on the West Coast jazz and R&B scene. Gmaj7 Verse Gtr. Roy Hawkins discography and songs: Music profile for Roy Hawkins, born 7 February 1903. Roy Hawkins originally recorded The Thrill Is Gone written by Rick Darnell and Roy Hawkins and Roy Hawkins released it on the single The Thrill Is Gone in 1951. Check out Blues All Around Me by Roy Hawkins on Amazon Music. Evoluant d'abord Genres: Blues. Originally from Texas, there is little biographical information about this pianist and his brief career. studio comme Maxwell Davis, Lloyd Glenn, Lorenzo "Buddy" Floyd et les meilleurs guitaristes de Californie qui lui apportèrent beaucoup : Lafayette I (clean) (drums) 1/4 * Chord symbols reflect overall harmony. Compilation of really great, raw California R&B and blues from the late 1940s to the early 60s by this overlooked Bay Area singer and writer who penned "The Thrill Is Gone," made famous by BB King. cette époque : "Why do everything happen to me" (un titre écrit par Geddins qui raconte son accident de voiture), "Got my dreams under my pillow", [1] His last recordings were made for Kent Records in 1961. Several of his songs, most notably "The Thrill Is Gone" (often incorrectly credited to Dale Petite & Art Benson ), were covered by later artists, … B. Grâce à Jonas Bernholm et son label Route 66, un premier microsillon reprenant une sélection des morceaux de cet artiste méconnu voit le jour After working in clubs and recording unsuccessful singles, he broke through with his song "Why Do Everything Happen to Me?," inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. N- (78) M- (LP). This slow blues song played in the minor-key was originally written and performed by Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in 1951. Roy Theodore Hawkins was an American blues singer, pianist, and songwriter. "It's hard," "Highway 49". Several of his songs, most notably "The Thrill Is Gone", were covered by later artists, including Ray Charles, B.B. The Thrill Is Gone of course was later covered by BB King for ABC Bluesway and became King's biggest hit to date for that … His last session in 1961 including a new Roy Hawkins - The Condition I'm In (1951) Top Songs By Roy Hawkins. On ne sait pas The A side has a 29 written on it. Roy Hawkins, 812 on Modern label. Son premier groupe - The Four Jacks - est composé de Roy au chant et au piano ainsi que William Staples Though the song had been written by Geddins while Hawkins was hospitalized after his auto accident, he sold it to Jules Bihari at Modern, and the record was released with the songwriting credit given jointly to Bihari (as "Jules Taub") and Hawkins. It is not known on Comments, corrections, missing informations, contact me here : blues.sessions2015@gmail.com. Inglewood, CA 90301 Has Marker: Unknown Grave Location: Unknown Roy Hawkins décède en The record featured Maxwell Davis (saxophone), Willard McDaniel (piano) and Johnny Moore (guitar), and reached number 6 on the R&B chart. Evolving first Thanks to Jonas Bernholm and his Route 66 label, a first LP with a selection of tracks of this unknown artist is published in 1979. N (78) M (LP). 1974. Don Barksdale), he released two singles which have not been included neither in LP nor CD. After working in clubs, he broke through with his 1950 song "Why Do Things Happen to Me" inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565 720 East Florence Avenue. After working in clubs and recording unsuccessful singles, he broke through with his song "Why Do Everything Happen to Me?," inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. Between 1948 and 1951 he was one of Modern Records’ best-selling artists, and one of their brightest prospects for the future. ... Telephone Blues - Floyd Dixon #40 in 1951 #51 in 1951 The Larks - Eyesight To The Blind #53 in 1951 Louis Jordan - Lemonade. King, and James Brown. Listen to Strange Land from Roy Hawkins's Memphis blues for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "The Thrill Is Gone" is a slow minor-key blues song written by West Coast blues musician Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in 1951. Ted Carroll, "Roy Hawkins - The Thrill Is Gone". The Thrill Is Gone (original) - Roy Hawkins 1951.wmv - YouTube The song is about moving on from a relationship that has gone bad. By the mid-1940s he was performing as a singer and pianist in the Oakland, California area,[2] where he was discovered by musician and record producer Bob Geddins, who was impressed by Hawkins' "soulful, doom-laden style". If ever an artist had a right to claim the blues, it was Roy Hawkins. The song was later recorded by many other artists, including B. He recorded for a series of labels over the next few years including Flair, RPM, Rhythm, and Music City, for whom he recorded as Mr. It was also covered by Chris Farlowe & The Thunderbirds, Blues Cousins, Gaetano Pellino, Greg Rosano and other artists. 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