musicology #210

12AngryMen #7 (alternativesoundtrack #3)

(Rosco Gordon – Cheese & Crackers)

So, the ‘battle’ is on…our man Henry has done enough to convince the ‘old man’ that there is a possibility of doubt and therefore further questions need to be asked and answered…

the music is a 1957 slice of the Sun Records catalogue performed by the legendary Rosco Gordon. member of the famed collective of hip cats known as ‘the Beale Streeters’ out of whose ranks rose Bobby Bland, Johnny Ace and B.B King.


One thought on “musicology #210

  1. Top tune I’ve never heard before. Thanks. Sounds very familiar. Opening bars almost the same as the Ray Charles classic….

    “it shoulda been me with that real fine chick,
    hay, hay, hay-hay, driving that Cadillac”


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