with his version of 'Wade In The Water', six years after his sole visit to the UK album chart with the live album, 'Hang On, Ramsey'. Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis Jr. was born in Chicago in May, 1935, and was taking piano lessons from an early age - some sources say four, others six. He continued his studies at Chicago Music College and Chicago's DePaul University, At age fifteen, he joined a jazz band, The Cleffs, and circa 1956, formed the Ramsey Lewis Trio with two other members of The Cleffs, Eldee Young (bass) and Isaac 'Redd' Holt (drums). The album included another US Top 20 single in 'Hang On Sloopy', which charted shortly before the album, and also included two further US hit singles in 'A Hard Day's Night' (Top 30) and 'Hi Heel Sneakers Part 1' (Top 75), which emphasised the move away from jazz towards pop and rock.
Artists Ramsey Lewis Hang on Ramsey, Wade in the Water. Hang on Ramsey, Wade in the Water Ramsey Lewis. Hang on Ramsey, Wade in the Water. This album has an average beat per minute of 125 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 75/169 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Hang on Ramsey, Wade in the Water.
Hang on Ramsey, Wade in the Water released: 2002. Meant to Be released: 2002. Ramsey Lewis's Finest Hour released: 2000. Priceless Jazz released: 1998. Hang On Sloopy released: 1997. Between the Keys released: 1996. Sky Islands released: 1993. Wade in the Water released: 1966. Sound of Spring released: 1962. Country Meets the Blues released: 1962. Bossa Nova released: 1962. Consider the Source released: Dance of the Soul released: Taking Another Look. Hi-Heel Sneakers, Ramsey Lewis. Dance of the Soul, Ramsey Lewis. Ramsey Lewis's Finest Hour, Ramsey Lewis.
Hi-Heel Sneakers" (often also spelled "High Heel Sneakers") is a blues song written and recorded by Tommy Tucker in 1963. Blues writer Mary Katherine Aldin describes it as an uptempo twelve-bar blues, with "a spare, lilting musical framework", and a strong vocal. The song's rhythmic approach has also been compared to that of Jimmy Reed.
Wade in the Water is a 1966 album by Ramsey Lewis. The track "Hold It Right There" won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance - Vocal or Instrumental. Wade in the Water" (Traditional) (3:46). Ain't That Peculiar" (Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marv Tarplin) (2:48). Tobacco Road' (John D. Loudermilk) (4:34). Money in the Pocket" (Joe Zawinul) (2:41). Message to Michael" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) (3:09).
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