Juke in the Back: Episode #088 - Duke / Peacock Records Story

This week, the entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with records from the catalog of Duke/Peacock Records. Don Robey created one of the great R&B label empires with an artist roster that included Bobby "Blue" Bland, Johnny Ace, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Big Mama Thornton, Junior Parker and more.

1. Swanee River Boogie – Albert Ammons – Mercury 1947
2. Atomic Energy – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown – Peacock 1950
3. Mary Is Fine – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown – Peacock 1950
4. I’m So Worried – Floyd Dixon – Peacock 1950
5. Sad Journey Blues – Floyd Dixon – Peacock 1950
6. My Song – Johnny Ace – Duke 1952
7. Hound Dog – Willie Mae Thornton With Kansas City Bill’s Orch. – Peacock 1953
8. Rock-A-Bye Baby – Big Mama Thornton – Peacock 1952
9. No Blow, No Show – Bobby “Blue” Bland – Duke 1953
10. How Deep Is The Ocean – The Sultans – Duke 1954
11. I Wanna Ramble – Little Junior Parker – Duke 1955
12. Pledging My Love – Johnny Ace With the Johnny Otis Orch. – Duke 1955
13. Great 78 – Nightmare – Willie Mae Thornton – Peacock 1953
14. Little Richard’s Boogie – Little Richard w/ The Johnny Otis Orch. – Peacock 1956
15. Pack Fair And Square – Big Walter & His Thunderbirds – Peacock 1956
16. Next Time You See Me – Little Junior Parker – Duke 1957
17. Dance With Me – El Torros – Duke 1957
18. Farther Up The Road – Bobby “Blue” Bland – Duke 1957
19. After Hours – Erskine Hawkins – Bluebird 1946

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