[JPL] Eddie "Clean Head"

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Eddie Cleanhead Vinson-Kidney Stew Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JA8TMapna8


On 12/26/11 11:42 PM, "Tom Reney" <tr at wfcr.org> wrote:

> 
> Composed Kidney Stew, one of the greatest jump blues tunes, one of
> dozens he cut in the 40's-50's after he played with Cootie Williams, the
> band that also had Bud.  Clark Terry sings Kidney Stew on his 1981 Pablo
> LP, /Yes, The Blues/, which has Cleanhead on the date!  Michael
> Bloomfield plays guitar on Vinson's 1967 ABC Bluesway release, /Cherry
> Red/; the title track is the Turner & Johnson classic that was a big hit
> for Cleanhead.  Cannonball loved him, produced the date /Cleanhead and
> Cannonball/; and Lou Donaldson must have dug him too.  He was an early
> model of a blues-oriented alto player who'd absorbed some Bird.  I saw
> him at Sandy's in Beverly, Mass with Ray Bryant, Geo Duvivier, Alan
> Dawson, Buddy Tate and Arnett Cobb, Texas Tenors and an alto, some
> released on Muse!  A few years later I caught him back-to-back at
> Jonathan Swift's in Cambridge and Lupo's in Providence with Roomful of
> Blues, whom he made a fine LP with in '80, a Bob Porter production.
> His finest LP may have been the Bethlehem date with a bunch of
> Basie-ites, /Cleanhead's Back in Town/.
> 
> 
> On 12/26/2011 9:04 PM, Nou Dadoun wrote:
>>  Coltrane played in one of his bands in the early 50s (unrecorded
>>  unfortunately), he was a fabulous singer and sax player who straddled
>>  blues, RnB and bebop  Two of his compositions were lifted by Miles - Tune
>>  Up and Four; lucky enough to see him about half a dozen times in the 80s
>>  (in Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto) and he always put on a fabulous show
>>  ... N
>> 
>>  On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Tom Reney<tr at wfcr.org>  wrote:
>> 
>>>  that's "Cleanhead," one word.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>  On 12/26/2011 5:09 PM, Peter Solomon wrote:
>>> 
>>>>  Vinson
>>>> 
>>>>  On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Jazz in Savannah<JASSav at comcast.net>**
>>>>  wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>    Need some help from the experts.  Online, Eddie Clean Head's last name
>>>> is
>>>>>  listed as Vincent and Vinson.  Which is correct?
>>>>> 
>>>>>  Happy Holidays!
>>>>> 
>>>>>  L
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