Sunday, September 18, 2011

Soul Jam - Booker T. & The MG's

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Heard on the album "And Now!" recorded and released in 1966. The third album released under the name of Booker T & The MG's, although the first featuring bassist Duck Dunn.

Personnel:
Steve Cropper -- guitar
Booker T. Jones -- organ, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards
Donald "Duck" Dunn -- electric bass
Al Jackson, Jr. -- drums

Friday, September 9, 2011

Love me or Leave me - Peggy Lee

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Heard on the album "Black Coffee" which was released in ten-inch format in 1953. Recorded in in April and May of the same year in New York City.

The music being originally composed by Walter Donaldson and the lyrics by Gus Kahn. The tune itself introduced in the Broadway play, Whoopee!, which opened in December 1928.

Personnel:
Peggy Lee - vocals
Pete Candoli - trumpet
Jimmy Rowles - piano
Max Wayne - bass
Ed Shaughnessy - drums