Magazine article IAJRC Journal

"Hello Baby!"

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

"Hello Baby!"

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WVR 1002

Mike Durham (t, vcl-1) Paul Munnery (tb) Norman Field (cl, as, C-Melody s) Frans Sjöström (bass s) Keith Nchols (p, vcl-2) Tom "Spats" Langham (g, bjo, uke, vcl except -1 & -2) John C. Hallam (b) Pete Soulsby (d). West Jesmond Cornet Museum, West Jesmond, England, March 1, 2006.

I Lost My Gal From Memphis/ Down Among The Sugar Cane -1/ My Sweet Tooth Says I Wanna/ That Rhythm Man -2/ An Ev'ning In Caroline/ I Believe In Miracles/ Hello Baby!/ T'ain't No Sin -1/ Please/ Harlem Madness/ If You Don't Love Me/ Washboard Blues/ Cheerful Little Earful -1/ Rhythm King/ Let's Pretend There's A Moon/ Old Man Sunshine, Little Boy Bluebird -1/ Think Of Me, Thinking Of You -1/ Goodnight, Angel. TT 71:42

A "further foray into the realms of Vocal Refrain," according to Mike Durham, is this very pleasant CD. He drops a hint that there will be "future explorations of this rich and varied musical territory" by him and his talented cohorts. There was an earlier volume, Sing You Sinners, on WVR 1001.

Some, if not all, of these tunes have to be on your list of favorites. Okay, so maybe you haven't heard of one or two, making this an experience of discovery. …

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