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Remembered as being a senior - and the school band leader - by Charles Brown at Prairie View College in Texas, trumpeter Boze (or Boaz, as his name appears earlier) first came to the public’s attention on recordings with the west coast bands of Russell Jacquet (Globe) and Marvin Johnson (G&G). In 1949, he began recording as a vocalist in a strong Louis Jordan vein for Aladdin Records with Maxwell Davis and his band. Although he never made a huge impression on the R&B charts, his recordings were all solid, earthy R&B jive, advocating ‘Working With My Baby’ (who made his lolly pop, and his peanut brittle), and ‘Waiting And Drinking’. He is best known for ‘Safronia B’ and the b-side - Boze’s celebration of his adopted home - ‘Angel City Blues’, as well as a couple of songs he wrote for old homeboy Charles Brown - ‘Texas Blues’ and ‘Hot Lips And Seven Kisses’ - also recorded for Aladdin.
||Waiting and Drinking||100 Proof Drinking Songs||2:30||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Safronia B||Jump Blue: Rockin' the Jukes||2:24||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Safronia B||The Aladdin Records Story||2:22||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Stinkin' from Drinkin'||Wise Guys & Wild Women! Jazz Noir||2:48||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Safronia B||The Great Pop Songs of All Time, Vol. 2||2:23||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Hey Lawdy Miss Claudie||50's Rhythm & Blues Hop||2:43||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Safronia B (Remastered)||Safronia B (Remastered) - Single||2:19||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Slippin' and Slidin'||Greatest R&B Hits of 1951, Vol. 2||3:22||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Safonia B||The Definitive Collection of R&B Hits from 1950||2:23||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Good Time Sue||50's Rhythm & Blues Hop||2:24||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Shamrock||Kiss Me I'm Irish||1:55||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Safonia B||R&B Soul Hits of the Past, Vol. 3||2:23||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Shamrock||Original St. Patrick's Day Music||1:55||$0.99||View In iTunes|