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The Death of Dick Clark - My Place Host Joel Najman Joins George on Jazz

04/18/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Joel Najman of VPR's "My Place" is my special guest tonight as we discuss the role of Dick Clark, who died earlier today, in Rock music. The second hour of Jazz features groups like Count Basie, T-Bone Walker, The Cats And The Fiddle, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Louis Jordan who influenced Rock & Roll.

Listen to this special broadcast "Joel Najman Remembers Dick Clark."



Bandstand Boogie (American Bandstand Theme)
Artist Name: Les Elgart
CD/Album: Tequila: Rockin' Instrumentals
Record co./Cat #: Sony Music Special Products 22156
Release Year: 1991


Talking about Dick Clark who died today
Artist Name: Joel Najman


The Twist
Artist Name: Chubby Checker
Composer: Chubby Checker
CD/Album: All The Hits Vol. 1
Record co./Cat #: Marginal Records 020
Release Year: 1995


16 Candles
Artist Name: The Crests featuring Johnny Maestro
CD/Album: The Best Of The Crests
Record co./Cat #: Rhino/Murray Hill 70948
Release Year: 1990


Mashed Potato Time
Artist Name: Dee Dee Sharp
Composer: Bateman, Dobbins, Garrett, Gorman, Holland, Mann
CD/Album: The Best Of Dee Dee Sharp Cameo Parkway
Record co./Cat #: Abkco Music & Records 1877192332
Release Year: 2005


Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay
Artist Name: Danny And The Juniors
CD/Album: Rockin' With
Record co./Cat #: MCA 31060
Release Year: 1983


(Night Time Is) The Right Time
Artist Name: Ray Charles
Soloists: Ray Charles-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Pure Genius-The Complete Atlantic Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Rhino/Atlantic 74731
Release Year: 1958


Artist Name: Louis Jordan
Composer: F. Moore
Soloists: Louis Jordan-Vocals, Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Best Of Louis Jordan
Record co./Cat #: MCA 4079
Release Year: 1945


One Is Never Too Old To Swing
Artist Name: The Cats And The Fiddle
Composer: Tiny Grimes
CD/Album: We Cats Will Swing For You
Record co./Cat #: ASV/Living Era 5475
Release Year: 1941


Jumping At The Woodside
Artist Name: Count Basie
Composer: Count Basie
CD/Album: The Complete Decca Recordings
Record co./Cat #: GRP/Decca Jazz 3-611-2
Release Year: 1938


Rock Me
Artist Name: Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
Composer: Dorsey
Soloists: Sister Rosetta Tharpe-Vocals, Guitar
CD/Album: The Original Soul Sister
Record co./Cat #: Proper Box 51
Release Year: 1941


It's All Right Baby
Artist Name: Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
Composer: Turner, Johnson
Soloists: Joe Turner-Vocals ; Pete Johnson-Piano
CD/Album: From Spirituals To Swing
Record co./Cat #: Vanguard 169/71-2
Release Year: 1938


Call It Stormy Monday
Artist Name: T-Bone Walker
Composer: T-Bone Walker
Soloists: T-Bone Walker-Vocals, Guitar
CD/Album: The Blues, Volume 3
Record co./Cat #: The Smithsonian Collection 101-2


Cry Too Me
Artist Name: Professor Longhair
Composer: Professor Longhair
Soloists: Professor Longhair-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Crawfish Fiesta
Record co./Cat #: Alligator 4718
Release Year: 1980


In My Room
Artist Name: Larry Goldings
Composer: Brian Wilson, Gary L. Usher
Soloists: Larry Goldings-Piano
CD/Album: In My Room
Record co./Cat #: BFMJazz.com
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


The Very Thought Of You
Artist Name: Susie Arioli featuring Jordan Officer
Composer: Ray Noble
Soloists: Susie Arioli-Vocals, Snare ; Jordan Officer-Guitar
CD/Album: Night Lights
Record co./Cat #: Jazzheads 1191
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Artist Name: Paul McCartney
Composer: Joseph Young, Fred Ahlert
Soloists: Paul McCartney-Vocals
CD/Album: Kisses On The Bottom
Record co./Cat #: Hear Music/Concord Music 33369-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Doce De Coco
Artist Name: Fred Hersch
Composer: Bandolim
Soloists: Fred Hersch-Piano
CD/Album: Alone At The Vanguard
Record co./Cat #: Palmetto Records 2147
Release Year: 2011


Just My Imagination
Artist Name: Rene Marie
Composer: B. Strong, N. Whitfield
Soloists: Rene Marie-Vocals
CD/Album: Voice Of My Beautiful Country
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 59
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Very Early
Artist Name: Alan Pasqua
Composer: Bill Evans
Soloists: Alan Pasqua-Pianos
CD/Album: Twin Bill
Record co./Cat #: BFMJazz.com
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
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