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Part of Jasmine's ongoing and popular "In Session" series this new set can also be seen as the companion to an earlier Jasmine release, Don't You Just Know It, The Very Best Of Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns 1956-62 (JASMCD 3059), this set concentrates on Huey's work as a session player. Long before recording under his own name, he backed artists like Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones (check out 'Standin' At The Station'), Little Richard ('Tutti-Frutti'), Earl King ('Those Lonely, Lonely Nights') and Smiley Lewis ('I Hear You Knocking'). After forming The Clowns and commencing his own recording career in 1956, Huey continued playing sessions, notably backing Junior Gordon, Roland Cook, Jesse Allen, Benny Spellman, Bobby Marchan, Charles Brown, Amos Milburn, Jesse Thomas, Peg Leg Martin and Curley Moore, featured herein. Also included is Huey & Gerri Hall's original recording of 'Sea Cruise', before the record company famously wiped their vocal and overdubbed Frankie Ford.
Part of Jasmine's ongoing and popular "In Session" series this new set can also be seen as the companion to an earlier Jasmine release, Don't You Just Know It, The Very Best Of Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns 1956-62 (JASMCD 3059), this set concentrates on Huey's work as a session player. Long before recording under his own name, he backed artists like Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones (check out 'Standin' At The Station'), Little Richard ('Tutti-Frutti'), Earl King ('Those Lonely, Lonely Nights') and Smiley Lewis ('I Hear You Knocking'). After forming The Clowns and commencing his own recording career in 1956, Huey continued playing sessions, notably backing Junior Gordon, Roland Cook, Jesse Allen, Benny Spellman, Bobby Marchan, Charles Brown, Amos Milburn, Jesse Thomas, Peg Leg Martin and Curley Moore, featured herein. Also included is Huey & Gerri Hall's original recording of 'Sea Cruise', before the record company famously wiped their vocal and overdubbed Frankie Ford.
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Would You Believe It: In Session In New Orleans
Artist: Huey Smith Piano
Format: CD
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1. Bad Luck Is on Me - Guitar Slim
2. Standin' at the Station - Guitar Slim
3. Cryin' in the Morning - Guitar Slim
4. Tutti-Frutti - Little Richard
5. Those Lonely, Lonely Nights - Earl King
6. Is Everything Alright - Earl King
7. I Hear You Knocking - Smiley Lewis
8. Down Yonder We Go Ballin' - Smiley Lewis
9. Blow Wind Blow - Junior Gordon
10. I've Got a Girl - Roland Cook
11. I Wanna Know Why - Roland Cook
12. Baby Say You Will - Jesse Allen
13. I Tried - Curly Moore, Gerri Hall, Benny Spellman
14. Somewhere - Benny Spellman and Gerri Hall
15. Sea Cruise - Huey Smith ; Gerri Hall
16. Rockin Behind the Iron Curtain - Bobby Marchan and the Clowns
17. Loberta (Aka Roberta) - Bobby Marchan ; Frankie Ford
18. Educated Fool - Charles Brown ; Amos Milburn
19. I Want to Go Home - Charles Brown ; Amos Milburn
20. The Little Moron - Huey Piano Smith ; the Clowns
21. Snag-A-Tooth Jeannie - Huey Piano Smith
22. Behind the Wheel Part 1 - Huey Piano Smith ; the Clowns
23. Behind the Wheel Part 2 - Huey Piano Smith ; the Clowns
24. Can It Be Love - Jesse Thomas
25. Alimony - Peg Leg Martin and the Clowns
26. They Gonna Do What They Wanna to Do - Curley Moore
27. Sassy Sara - Huey Piano Smith ; the Clowns
28. More Girls - Huey Piano Smith ; the Clowns
29. Second Line - Huey and Curley
30. At the Mardi Gras - Huey and Curley

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Part of Jasmine's ongoing and popular "In Session" series this new set can also be seen as the companion to an earlier Jasmine release, Don't You Just Know It, The Very Best Of Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns 1956-62 (JASMCD 3059), this set concentrates on Huey's work as a session player. Long before recording under his own name, he backed artists like Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones (check out 'Standin' At The Station'), Little Richard ('Tutti-Frutti'), Earl King ('Those Lonely, Lonely Nights') and Smiley Lewis ('I Hear You Knocking'). After forming The Clowns and commencing his own recording career in 1956, Huey continued playing sessions, notably backing Junior Gordon, Roland Cook, Jesse Allen, Benny Spellman, Bobby Marchan, Charles Brown, Amos Milburn, Jesse Thomas, Peg Leg Martin and Curley Moore, featured herein. Also included is Huey & Gerri Hall's original recording of 'Sea Cruise', before the record company famously wiped their vocal and overdubbed Frankie Ford.
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