Straighten Up and Fly Right: Rhythm & Blues from the Close of the Swing Era to the dawn of Rock 'n' Roll

New World Records

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play Flying Home 3:16 Lionel Hampton; Sid Robin; Benny Goodman    
play Roll 'Em, Pete 2:53 Pete Johnson; Joe Turner    
play The Sun Didn't Shine 2:14 Roosevelt Fennoy    

play Straighten Up and Fly Right 2:28 Irving Mills; Nat “King” Cole    

play I Wonder 2:47 Raymond Leveen; Cecil Gant    
Cecil Gant

play Choo Choo Ch'Boogie 2:53 Vaughn Horton; Denver Darling; Milton Gabler    
Louis Jordan

play Call It Stormy Monday 3:04 Aaron Walker    
T-Bone Walker

play Good Rockin' Tonight 2:31 Roy Brown    
play Give Me a Simple Prayer 2:42 J. Kohen    
The Ravens

play Well, Oh Well 2:47 Lois Mann; Henry Bernard; Tiny Bradshaw    
play Hello, Central 2:59 Sam Hopkins    
Lightnin' Hopkins

play One Mint Julep 2:34 Rudolph Toombs    
The Clovers

play Hound Dog 2:55 Johnny Otis; Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller    
play Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean 2:58 Herbert J. Lance; Johnny Wallace; Charles Singleton    
Ruth Brown

play Crying in the Chapel 1:54 Artie Glenn    
The Orioles

play Hoochi Coochi Man 2:50 Muddy Waters    
Muddy Waters