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Vintage Bob Wallis

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Vintage Bob Wallis
Vintage Bob Wallis


Trad Jazz legend with a collection of rare and sought after tracks for the first time on CD. Bob Wallis fronted one of the most popular bands of the Trad era with two hit singles. The first CD of this two-for-the-price-of-one collection reissues his 'Everybody Loves Saturday Night' LP which made the album charts. The band uniform of looking like Mississippi gamblers led to the band being dismissed by 'serious' Jazz pundits, but beneath the showbiz there was a group of talented players. Wallis himself was a hard-hitting Henry 'Red' Allen style player of considerable ability. #This collection is based around two LPs: one made for the legendary independent label '77 Records' and the other a few months later for the more major Top Rank label. The '77' recordings show the band to be a rootsy New Orleans style band, but the other one reveals increasing sophistication in the approach and the material. Includes some previously unreleased material.


  1. Name
  2. Le Reve Passe
  3. Down Home Rag
  4. Old Stack-O-Lee Blues
  5. Everybody Loves Saturday Night
  6. I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen
  7. Alla Turka; Savoy Blues (version 3)
  8. Where Shall I Be (When The Trumpet Sounds)
  9. Kansas City Man Blues
  10. Captain Morgan
  11. Sons OF The Brave
  12. L'Oiseau Bleu
  13. Savoy Blues (version 1)
  14. Dippermouth Blues
  15. Wabash Blues
  16. Panama; Big House Blues
  17. Chinatown My Chinatown
  18. Snag It
  19. I've Found A New Baby
  20. Maryland My Maryland
  21. Original Tuxedo Rag
  22. Royal Garden Blues
  23. Darkness On The Delta
  24. All The Girls Go Crazy
  25. St. Louis Blues
  26. Savoy Blues
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