Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated: R&B from the Marquee

In November 1962, “Decca” label released “R&B from the Marquee”, the debut Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated album. It was recorded on June 8, 1962, at “West Hampstead Studios” in London, and was produced by Jack Good.


  • Alexis Korner – acoustic guitar
  • Cyril Davies – vocal, harmonica
  • Keith Scott – piano
  • Spike Heatley – string bass
  • Teddy Wadmore – bass guitar
  • Graham Burbidge – drums
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor saxophone, vocal chorus
  • Long John Baldry – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Big Jim Sullivan – vocal chorus
  • Jack Clegg – recording

Track listing:

  1. Gotta Move – Alexis Korner
  2. Rain is Such a Lonesome Sound – Jimmy Witherspoon, Rachel Witherspoon
  3. I Got My Brand On You – Willie Dixon
  4. Spooky But Nice – Cyril Davies
  5. Keep Your Hands Off – Cyril Davies
  6. I Wanna Put a Tiger in Your Tank – Willie Dixon
  7. I Got My Mojo Working – Preston Foster
  8. Finkle’s Café – Alexis Korner
  9. Hoochie Coochie – Willie Dixon
  10. Down Town – Alexis Korner
  11. How Long, How Long Blues – Leroy Carr
  12. I Thought I Heard That Train Whistle Blow – Long John Baldry



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