Roosevelt Sykes was a primary creator of the modern blues piano style, a tremendous singer/songwriter and master entertainer. Sykes recorded his first rercord, "44 Blues", for Okeh in 1929. Its success elevated Sykes' popularity and he recorded continuously until 1954, once by four different record companies under four different names. Sykes is also best remembered for his songs "Nighttime Is The Right Time" and "Driving Wheel". Raining In My Heart is the first album to contain all the songs Sykes recorded for the United label.

Part of our United Series.

Song List:
1. Fine And Brown
2. Lucky Blues
3. Raining In My Heart
4. Heavy Heart
5. 4:00 Blues
6. Too Hot To Handle (Hot Boogie)
7. Tell Me True
8. Ruthie Lee
9. Something Like That
10. Security Blues
11. Boogie Sykes
12. Listen To My Song (She's The One For Me)
13. Toy Piano Blues
14. Been Through The Mill
15. Walkin' This Boogie
16. Come Back Baby
17. 44 Blues
18. 4:00 Blues (Alternate)
19. Fine And Brown
20. Listen To My Song (She's The One For Me)(Alternate)

Albums featuring Roosevelt Sykes...




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