James Andrew Rushing a.k.a Mr. Five by Five a.k.a. Jimmy Rushing was one of the earliest Jazzy Blues shouters. He influenced later blues singers like Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris, and Jimmy Witherspoon. Back in the day he wrote or co-wrote classic blues songs like “Boogie Woogie (I may be Wrong)” and “Good Morning Blues”. Especially the live version of “Boogie Woogie” is very inspiring.
Her voice was one of the most beautiful in history and even today her music is an inspiration for many musicians. In this serie of blues remixes she can’t be missed. Billie Holiday was an american jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed “Lady Day” by her friend and musical partner Lester Young,
DJ Logic remixed her version of “Glad To Be Unhappy” brilliantly. This song was written by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers for their musical On Your Toes in 1936. Billie Holiday Recorded her version in 1958 for her Lady in Satin album.