Thursday, February 4, 2010

Listmania : 1950

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs - Foggy Mountain Breakdown (buy) (1950)

Professor Longhair - Mardi Gras in New Orleans (buy) (1950)

On the forum, we're doing a decade poll every year. Last year we did the seventies, and in 2010 we're doing the 50's and 60's. I've decided to post here my favorite albums and songs of the fifties from time to time, starting with 1950.

If you feel like taking part in these polls, don't hesitate. We are nominating our favorite albums and songs from the years 1953 to 1955 this month. And roots music do needs some support at Acclaimedmusic !

So here are my 10 favorite songs of 1950 :

1. Percy Mayfield - Please Send Me Someone To Love : Go here if you want to hear it
2. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs - Foggy Mountain Breakdown
3. Hank Williams - My Son Calls Another Man Daddy
4. Hank Williams - Long Gone Lonesome Blues
5. Professor Longhair - Mardi Gras in New Orleans
6. Fats Domino - The Fat Man
7. Archibald - Stack-a-Lee
8. Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Dream a Little dream Of me
9. Ruth Brown - Teardrops From My Eyes
10. Henri Salvador -Le Loup, la Biche et le Chevalier


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Alex said...

here is my list

1. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets
2. Rock and Roll is Here To Stay - Danny & the Juniors
3. Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
4. At The Hop - Danny and the Juniors
5. Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris
6. The ABC's Of Love - Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
7. All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
8. Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
9. Come Go With Me - Dell-Vikings
10. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison

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