Wynonie Harris (August 24, 1915 – June 14, 1969) was an American blues shouter best remembered as a singer of upbeat songs, featuring humorous, often ribald lyrics. He had fifteen Top 10 hits between 1946 and 1952. Harris is attributed by many music scholars to be one of the founding fathers of rock and roll. His "Good Rocking Tonight" is mentioned at least as a precursor to rock and roll.
His dirty blues repertoire included "Lolly Pop Mama" (1948), "I Like My Baby's Pudding" (1950), "Sittin on It All the Time" (1950), "Keep On Churnin' (Till the Butter Comes)" (1952), and "Wasn't That Good" (1953).
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||72177||10-in.||5/25/1944||Hurry hurry||Lucky Millinder Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||72178||10-in.||5/25/1944||Darlin'||Lucky Millinder Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||72179||10-in.||5/25/1944||I can't see for lookin'||Lucky Millinder Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||72180||10-in.||5/25/1944||Who threw the whiskey in the well||Lucky Millinder Orchestra||vocalist|
|Decca||72181||10-in.||5/25/1944||Lover man||Lucky Millinder Orchestra||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harris, Wynonie," accessed December 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320177.
Harris, Wynonie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320177.
"Harris, Wynonie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 December 2023.
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