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The Clyde Valley Stompers Collection 1956 - 1961

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The Clyde Valley Stompers Collection 1956 - 1961
The Clyde Valley Stompers Collection 1956 - 1961


Scotland's premier Trad Jazz Band of the 1960s producing happy, goodtime popular music. If you were looking for a classic Trad Jazz band of the 1960s The Clyde Valley Stompers fitted the bill. Their sound was big and brash and they were enormously popular. They had formed as early as 1952 and made their first recordings (on disc 1) for Decca's Scottish Beltona label in 1956. It wasn't until 1959 under the leadership of Ian Menzies, and a switch to the major Pye label with the legendary Lonnie Donegan producing, that they began to have any real success. Vocalist Fionna Duncan was a great asset and gave them a minor hit with 'Salty Dog' in 1960. Despite several attempts they were not able to repeat the chart success. They became Scotland's premier band and toured the UK extensively. Their popularity was short-lived and essentially it was all over by the end of 1961. They struggled on until 1963 with an ever-changing personnel, but were one of the major casualties when the Trad Boom came to an end. The Stompers had some good musicians and produced happy, goodtime, popular Jazz. This 'Double CD For The Price Of One' package covers all their recorded output from 1956 to 61 plus one previously unreleased track.. The band is still remembered and this release should prove popular.


  1. Name
  2. The Uist Tramping Song;
  3. Keep Right On To The End Of The Road
  4. I Love A Lassie
  5. The Old Rustic Bridge By The Mill
  6. Tres Moutarde (version 1)
  7. When The Saints Go Marching In
  8. Old Time Religion
  9. Open Up Them Pearly Gates
  10. The Teddy Bears' Picnic
  11. The Eyes Of Texas
  12. I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
  13. Milenburg Joys
  14. Struttin' With Some Barbeque
  15. Bill Bailey (version 1
  16. Polly Wolly Doodle
  17. In A Persian Market
  18. Ace In The Hole
  19. Roses Of Picardy
  20. Beale Street Blues
  21. Gettysburg March
  22. Swingin' Seamus
  23. Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay
  24. Bill Bailey (version 2)
  25. Savoy Blues
  26. The Soldier's Dream
  27. Mack The Knife
  28. The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
  29. Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  30. Tres Moutarde (version 2)
  31. Yellow Dog Blues
  32. Irish Black Bottom
  33. Ice Cream
  34. Royal Garden Blues
  35. There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight
  36. Jambalaya
  37. Barnyard Blues
  38. Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
  39. The Fish Man
  40. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  41. Il Trovatore
  42. The Battle Hymn Of The Republic
  43. High Society
  44. Salty Dog;
  45. Prelude In C Sharp Minor
  46. Five Foot Two
  47. Eyes Of Blue
  48. 12th Street Rag
  49. Scotland The Brave
  50. Black Angus
  51. The Big Man
  52. Play To Me Gypsy
  53. Trombones To The Fore
  54. Taboo
  55. Auf Wiederseh'n
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