Trouble in Mind

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^ original recording with the composer (richard jones) on piano

^ jones, chippie, and pops = magic

^ cheesy but fun (dig bob’s ad libs!)

^ what a voice!

^ nothing but

^ serene blues

^ bringing down the house

^ one of the finest vocalists of the big band era

^ dinah’s take is unique and bright

^ raw

^ the absolute definitive version

^ cooke puts a magic spin on it

^ aretha gets gritty with it

^ unique harmonies!

^ fats puts in a rolling, soulful take

^ absolutely unparalleled in terms of pure vocal performance

^ garland blocking out sunshine

^ the killer tries his hand

^ a slow, blue unfurling

^ solid haggard twang

^ p good cash take

^ quite competent

^ dece

i don’t even know where to stop. the tune is incredibly malleable, and yet never loses its distinctive character

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#2

this is probably the best thread i’ve ever made on these forums

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#3

One of my fave records has Big Joe Turner doing this song. Can’t find the same one on Youtube yet but

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#4

Ugh, I was thinking of this Jimmy Witherspoon version :blush:

Edit:

Uh, actually more like this version (but not exactly this version)…

Looks like Donald Trump on saxophone.

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#5

Cheers for this, it’s wonderful to see so many different interpretations of a single piece of music.

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#6

gonna move this to the music thread. also probably going to do this for other tunes as well; does that interest anyone or would this be a strictly-for-personal-enjoyment endeavor?

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#7

that whole lineup is killer

#8

No, this is fantastic. Please keep going.

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Been punching names and ‘trouble in mind’ into Youtube.


^ Musclular harp instrumental

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#13

Here’s a good one, never listened to Roscoe Holcomb before

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#14

Yo Snoooooooooks

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#15

<3

#16

that link died so here’s a replacement

wonderful

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