Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Young Jessie !

It's Tuesday !
It's Young Jessie !
Born on Dec 28, 1936 in Lincoln Manor, Texas, Obediah 'Young' Jessie was a member of the Flairs, Hunters, and Coasters, as well as scoring a solo West Coast hit with his 1955 rocker "Mary Lou."
He was a Los Angeles high-school classmate of Richard "Louie Louie" Berry too !
Platters manager Buck Ram took over Jessie's career in time to pen his torrid 1956 rocker "Hit, Git & Split" under the sobriquet of Lynn Paul.
Well, thanks to our international Pete, go check his discography if you want some more !

Young Jessie - Hit Git & Split
Young Jessie - I Smell A Rat
Young Jessie - Mary Lou


Blogger The DoorKeeper said...

Excellent choices, Rev. I Smell A Rat is a particular favourite and reminds me a lot of Bunker Hill. Wicked Drummer!!

10:22 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

Thanks mate !
Yup, it's getting harder and harder to get a wicked drummer :)

6:25 PM  
Anonymous RockinandRollin said...

Three great classics. particullary Smell I Rat, I knew the version of "Big Mama Thornton".

9:28 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

me too ! Big mama's a real killer !

4:18 PM  
Blogger Soulgirl said...

Best track by Jessie was You Were Meant For Me :)

9:41 PM  
Anonymous Annie said...

All time Jessie FAV is: tah dah:
"Shuffle in the Gravel" !!!!!

1:14 AM  

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