This is Rhythm and Blues, August 1953, Volume 1, Number 7, Twenty-Five Cents. Published by Onyx Publishing co. Contents include songs and articles for and about Black R & B artists of the day. Photos and/or articles in this issue include Louis Armstrong, Pearl Bailey, Louie Bellson; Sally Blair; Charles Brown, Georgia Carr, Charles "Fats" Clark, Arnet Cobb; Brother Hugh Dent; Errol Garner; Benny Goodman, Tamara Hayes, Lonnie Johnson, Bill Kenny, Gene Krupa, Amos Milburn, Johnny Otis, The Patterson Singers; Lloyd Price, Arthur Prysock, Maxine Sullivan, Leslie Uggams, Sarah Vaughan, Jack Walker and the Two Zephyrs. It contains lyrics for over 80 songs including I'm Mad (Willy Mabon;) Johnny Johnny (B.B. King & J. Taub;) Bear Cat (Answer to Hound Dog;) My Hat's On the Side of My head (Barry Woods & Claude Hulbert;) Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean (Johnny Wallace & Herbert J. Lance;) Hound Dog (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stroller & Johnny Otis;) Goin' To the River (Antoine "Fats" Domino and Dave Bartholomew;) 24 Hours (Eddie Boyd;) Ain't It A Shame (H.K. Owens & Lloyd Price;) Atomic Love (Author Jacques;) Bar and Grill Blues (Leighla Whipper;) Big Leg Mama (The Rockets;) Crawlin' Around (Harold Young, Reynauld Davis, Frederick Butler and Henry Stone;) K.C. Loving (Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber;) Lonely Soldier Blues (Nat Foster;) Miss Anna B (Robert Henry;) Nine Below Zero ("Sonny Boy" Williamson;) Ooh-Ow (Leon Harrison;) Red Top (Ben Kynard and Lionel Hampton;) Still Wailin' (Babs Gonzales and Alan Freed;) Wine Head Baby (Ed Harris;) You Can't Do the Boogie in School (Author Jacques) and many more. Includes articles about WDIA (Memphis Tennessee) radio station with photos of Starr McKinney, Willa Monroe, Ford Nelson, Rufus Thomas and A.C. Williams; Jive Talk with jive expressions and their meanings; and Movie Page "Bright Road.
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