A pair of R&B birthdays for May 27

Tommy Brown was born in 1931.

Junior Parker was born in 1932.

Tommy Brown recorded in Atlanta for the Savoy record label

Junior Parker recorded in Memphis for the Sun record label.

They were both fabulous.

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OK, when you clicked on that last sound file you were probably expecting to hear Junior Parker’s biggest hit “Mystery Train.” I don’t want to disappoint so here’s my favorite version of Junior’s song. I’ll let you figure out who’s doing it.

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