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Various Artists - Joe Louis: An American Hero album download
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Various Artists - Joe Louis: An American Hero album download

Performer:
Various Artists
Album:
Joe Louis: An American Hero
Style:
Acoustic Blues,Soundtracks,Pre-War Country Blues,Classic Female Blues,Jazz Blues,Memphis Blues,Regional Blues,Swing
Released:
August 13, 1935 - February 28, 1991
Genre:
Duration:
49:42
MP3 archive size:
1648 mb
FLAC archive size:
1944 mb
Other formats:
AC3 APE VOX XM AA VOC
Rating:
4.6
Votes:
930

Few individuals have elicited the folklore and legend of boxing deity Joe Louis. On this album from Rounder Select, some of the stories and songs of "The Brown Bomber" have been collected to pay tribute to one of the greatest gentlemen-athletes of all time

OE LOUIS was still relatively new on the national scene and would not be the world's heavyweight boxing champion for nearly two more years when Memphis Minnie sang of the man and his arms in August 1935. Some of the artists, like Jack Sneed and his Sneezers ("Big Joe Louis," 1938) and Billy Hicks and his Sizzlin' Six ("Joe the Bomber," 1937), are long forgotten. A few, like Memphis Minnie, are well-known to aficionados. And a couple Count Basie, Cab Calloway are famous. Though some whites, like Irving Berlin, composed songs about Joe Louis, with the exception of Henry Nemo, who wrote and apparently sings in "Joe the Bomber," all of the artists and writers are black.

Great Guitars is an album by blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker. It was released in 1997 on the Polygram label as catalogue number 537141. Many of the songs on the album are duets with other artists. Low Down Dirty Blues" (Walker) – 6:57. First Degree" (Turner, Walker) – 4:22. Mile-Hi Club" (Walker) – 6:08. Fix Our Love" (Walker) – 6:05. Every Girl I See" (Dixon, Murphy) – 6:01. Cold and Evil Night" (Walker) – 5:23.

Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber, Louis helped elevate boxing from a decline in popularity in the post-Jack Dempsey era by establishing a reputation as an honest, hardw Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949

by Joe Louis, Jr. Barrow (Author), Barbara Munder (Author). Every victory by the "Brown Bomber," note the authors, was greeted by blacks as a victory for their race. And, with the passage of time, Louis's quiet demeanor and modest pride in his accomplishments won white America's esteem, and he became one of the most popular athletes of his.

Collage: Paper and Glass on Paper and Wood. an extraordinary human being with an incredible sporting talent with a will to win and a devotion to his country, Joe Louis shall always be admired. This is a one-of-a-kind collage with a digital print

With Joe Louis, Joe Louis Barrow J. Randy Roberts, Dick Gregory. Traces the career of Joe Louis (1914-1981) within the context of American racial consciousness: his difficulty getting big fights early in his career, the pride of African-Americans in his prowess, the shift of White sentiment toward Louis as Hitler came to power, Louis's patriotism during World War II, and the hounding of Louis by the IRS for the following 15 years. An American story See full summary . Writer

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Joe Louis Is the Man Joe Pullum 3:05
2 He's in the Ring (Doing the Same Old Thing) Minnie McCoy Memphis Minnie 2:52
3 Joe Louis Blues Carl Martin 2:48
4 Winner Joe (The Knock-Out King) Hudson Whittaker Lil Johnson 3:22
5 Louis-Schmeling Fight Roaring Lion / Raymond Quevedo Lion & Atilla / Gerald Clark / Gerald Clark and His Caribbean Serenaders 2:29
6 Joe the Bomber Irving Mills / Henry Nemo Billy Hicks / Billy Hicks & His Sizzlin' Six 2:47
7 Champ Joe Louis (King of the Gloves) Bill Gaither Bill Gaither 2:57
8 Big Joe Louis Jack Sneed Charlie Shavers / Jack Sneed / Jack Sneed & His Sneezers 2:53
9 Interview With Sampson Pittman 0:21
10 Joe Louis Sampson Pittman Sampson Pittman 3:26
11 Joe Louis Special Jack Kelly Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band / Jack Kelly 2:25
12 Joe Louis and John Henry Blues Sonny Boy Williamson I Sonny Boy Williamson I 2:57
13 Joe Louis' Wrist and His Fist The Congregation / Reverend J.M. Gates 3:18
14 King Joe, Pt. 1 Count Basie Count Basie Big Band / Count Basie / The Orchestra / Paul Robeson 3:25
15 Let's Go Joe Cab Calloway / Jack Palmer / J. Eric Smith Cab Calloway & His Orchestra 3:07
16 Joe Louis Is a Fightin' Man Max Ellen / Robert Shad The Dixieaires 2:55
17 Joe Louis Blues Renée Manning 4:35