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Mickey Baker

g, voc, acg, 1925-2012 US, Louisville, Kentucky
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. McHouston Baker The Loop (3)

Also known as Mickey "Guitar" Baker, son of Abie Baker American jazz guitarist and singer, widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll.His broad session work included playing on numerous hit records on the Atlantic, Savoy, and King labels. Writer of "The Complete Course in Jazz Guitar" self-tuition series, his books are a mainstay for introducing students of guitar to the world of jazz and have remained in print for over 50 years. Born : October 15, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, died 27 November 2012 in Toulouse, France.

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
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Love Is Strange on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
I Need Your Love so Bad on The 1950's by Mickey Baker
Love Is Strange (Alternate Take) on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
Old Devil Moon on The Wildest Guitar by Mickey Baker
Lover Boy on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
Hit Git and Split on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
Dearest on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
No Good Lover on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
Love Will Make You Fail in School on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker
Bewildered on Presenting Mickey Baker by Mickey Baker

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Return Of The Wildest GuitarMickey Baker2018Compil.
Blam! NYC R&B Sessions 1953-1961Mickey Baker2018Album
Mickey Baker Plays Mickey Baker & Mickey Baker Joue La Bossa NovaMickey Baker2013Compil.
Blues & Jazz GuitarMickey Baker2008Album
In The '50s - Hit, Git And SplitMickey Baker2007Compil.
Bluesingly YoursMemphis Slim & Mickey Baker2006Album
The Real Folk Blues - Live At The Montreux Jazz FestivalMickey Baker2006Album
The Blues and MeMickey Baker2002Album
Guitar Works By Mickey BakerMickey Baker1993Compil.
Rock With A SockMickey Baker1993Compil.
The Blues And MeMickey Baker1993Album
The Legendary Mickey Baker (Blues, Jazz & Rock Guitar)Mickey Baker1991Album
Guitar FestivalStefan Grossman / Richard Leiberson / The Central Park Sheiks / Michael Aumen / Dick Fegy / Tom Gilfellon / Eric Thompson / David Bromberg / Mickey Baker / Alex Sander's Funk Time Band1984Compil.
Jazz Blues RockMickey Baker & Mary Baker1984Album
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 65Charlie Byrd / René Thomas / Mickey Baker1982Compil.
Back To The BluesMickey Baker1981Album
Sweet HarmonyMickey Baker1980Album
Fighting The BoogieErrol Dixon Featuring Mickey Baker & The Alex Sanders Funk Time Band1980Album
Jazz Rock GuitarMickey Baker1978Album
Pop OffMickey Baker1978Single
Blues And Jazz GuitarMickey Baker also featuring Stefan Grossman1977Album
Tales From The UnderdogMickey Baker1975Album
Take A Look InsideMickey Baker1975Album
Up On The HillMickey Baker1975Album
The Blues And MeMickey Baker1974Album
I'll Always Be In Love With YouMickey Baker1974Single
Let The Good Times RollGene "Mighty Flea" Conners With Mickey Baker1973Album
Mickey Baker In BlunderlandMickey Baker1970Album
Bluesingly YoursMemphis Slim & Mickey Baker1968Album
Adagio D'AlbinoniMickey Baker1967Single
Champion Jack Dupree And His Blues Band Featuring Mickey BakerChampion Jack Dupree & His Blues Band Featuring Mickey Baker1967Album
Buck Clayton & FriendsBuck Clayton & Friends, Hal Singer, Mickey Baker, Roland Lobligeois, Wallace Bishop, Joe Turner1966Album
Mickey BakerMickey Baker1965Single
Prelude to the blues suiteMickey Baker1965Single
The Blues Suite MelancholyMickey Baker1965Single
Frappe Ton Coeur / Colligeons / Choisis Ton Opium / Je Suis MajeureColette Magny Avec Mickey Baker1964Single
Steam Roller / Side ShowMickey Baker1964Single
Guitarra Bossa NovaMickey Baker1963Single
But WildMickey Baker1963Album
Baby Let's Dance / Oh Yeah, Ah, AhMickey Baker1963Single
L'Amour Est Etrange / Lettre D'amour / Maman Eteins Lumiere / Premier AmourMickey Et Monique, Mickey Baker1963Single
Bossa Nova En Direct Du BrésilMickey Baker1962Album
Mickey Baker Plays Mickey BakerMickey Baker1962Album
Rhythm And BluesMickey Baker1960Single
Guitare Pour Flirter Avec Mickey BakerMickey Baker1960Single
The Wildest GuitarMickey Baker1959Album
Baia / Third Man ThemeMickey Baker1959Single
Spinnin' Rock BoogieBill Hendricks And His Orchestra Featuring Mickey Baker1957Single
Track That CatThe Bonnie Sisters With Mickey Baker1956Single
Oh Happy Day / Love Me BabyMickey Baker1952Album
Le Lion Est Mort Ce SoirHubert Rostaing Et Son Orchestre, Christiane Legrand, Mickey BakerSingle
A Jazz & Blues DigestMickey Baker & Henri Chaix TrioAlbum
Dansez La Bossa Nova Au Club Chez RégineMickey BakerSingle
Night Blue / Do What You DoMickey BakerSingle
ZanzieMickey BakerSingle
Entends-tu le carillonMickey BakerSingle
But WildestMickey BakerCompil.
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