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All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
This is a disc made by one of the best piano players to come out of New Orleans, James Booker, playing with an all-star band of New Orleans musicians, most of whom Booker befriended during his days with Dr. John. The music sparkles, all the more amazing because it was recorded live in the L.A. area with no overdubs in 1973, and is just being released in 1997 because it was lost for 20 years. This disc hits a groove and does not quit, shifting from straight-ahead blues to an R&B beat, drifting into some complex Caribbean rhythms, moving off into some jazz riffs, but all the time maintaining the original blues feel it started with. All the players get to shine, but it is...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
This is a disc made by one of the best piano players to come out of New Orleans, James Booker, playing with an all-star band of New Orleans musicians, most of whom Booker befriended during his days with Dr. John. The music sparkles, all the more amazing because it was recorded live in the L.A. area with no overdubs in 1973, and is just being released in 1997 because it was lost for 20 years. This disc hits a groove and does not quit, shifting from straight-ahead blues to an R&B beat, drifting into some complex Caribbean rhythms, moving off into some jazz riffs, but all the time maintaining the original blues feel it started with. All the players get to shine, but it is definitely James Booker's disc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/11/1997
  • Label: Djm Records
  • UPC: 632348001021
  • Catalog Number: 10
  • Sales rank: 40,768

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Goodnight Irene (3:33)
  2. 2 Feel So Bad (3:53)
  3. 3 Junco Partner (5:07)
  4. 4 African Gumbo (2:44)
  5. 5 Lah Tee Tah (5:43)
  6. 6 So Swell When You're Well (6:19)
  7. 7 Stormy Monday (2:33)
  8. 8 Hound Dog Medley (3:13)
  9. 9 Hole in the Wall (2:10)
  10. 10 Tico Tico (5:38)
  11. 11 Junco Partner, No. 2 (3:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
James Booker Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
John Boudreaux Drums
Jessie Hill Tambourine, Vocals
Dave Lastie Saxophone
Alvin Robinson Guitar, Background Vocals
Richard Washington Percussion
Dave Johnson Bass
Technical Credits
Lead Belly Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Ervin Drake Composer
John A. Lomax Composer
Daniel Moore Producer, Audio Production
Mike Stoller Composer
Jose Abreu Composer
Aloysio Oliveira Composer
Dave Johnson Producer
Dave Johnson Audio Production
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