This is absolutely essential honking sax R&B/jumpin' blues. You can't help but get up and bop, jive and stroll when you hear this music. Honking saxes, boogie shuffle beats, awesome boogie woogie/honky tonk piano, and exellent sax playing by Houston, and others who play along with him. Warning: this is wild and crazy, out of control 1950's r&b, and if you listen you won't be able to help yourself from lindy hoppin' or jivin'!!! This is music that will just blow your mind, especially "All Night Long." Every track is full of 110% PURE energy. This is EXPLOSIVE hot, jumpin', swingin', rockin', jazz bop, boogie woogie, wailin', swingin', wild honkin' r&b music... Just buy it, it's a great budget minded collection, with 26 songs!!! After you hear this you will want more and will also want to pick up another Houston compilation called "Blows Crazy", bust start here, because at this price yaou can't afford not to own these classic wild R&B jump blues sessions. also of note: Joe "All Night Long" Houston was popular in Los angeles with teenagers, white, Mexican, and black, and because his audience was teenagers, he really had to play with energy, and compete with the rockabilly that was so popular, so those who like rockabilly, should also find this cd of interest.