CHRIS BARBER – CHRIS BARBER 1959-60
Artist: CHRIS BARBER
DOUBLE CD FOR THE PRICE OF ONE. The Trad Boom is taking off and in 1959 Chris Barber had few serious rivals. The collection includes the first LP made under Denis Preston’s Lansdowne Jazz Series by the Barber band. It also features three EPs one each featuring Monty Sunshine, Pat Halcox and Ottile Patterson. Also included are three tracks Chris Barber himself made in New York with the surviving members of Clarence Williams’s band for the 1920s. There some previously unreleased tracks plus four from a concert in Detroit.
Disc 1: Hiawatha Rag; Si Tu Vois Ma Mere; Darling Nellie Gray; Give Me Your Telephone Number; I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair; Swanee River (version 1); Squeeze Me; Creole Song; Golden Striker; Lift The Lid; Don’t Go ’Way Nobody; Tell It To The Marines; Li’l Liza Jane; Soudan; X Marks The Spot; Cecil’s Groove; The Sheik Of Araby. Disc 2: Swanee River (version 2); How Long Blues; Well Alright, OK, You Win; Lonesome (Si Tu Vois Ma Mere); New Orleans Hula; Burgundy Street Blues; Bagatelle; Solitariness; Do Lord; There’ll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight; ‘Taint Nobody’s Business; On The Sunny Side Of The Street; Oh, Baby!; Making Whoopee; Phil’s Late; When You Wore A Tulip; Camp Meeting Blues; South; Doctor Jazz; Chimes Blues; Saratoga Swing; The Martinique.