Eubie Blake -- three recording sessions / Eubie Blake

Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983

Details

1 audio disc (approximately 61 min.) : digital, mono/stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Compilation of three recording sessions. Include slatings and outtakes/leftovers for the EBM label releases. Most music works recorded with multiple takes; almost all takes are announced (i.e. "slated"), but some takes were not used. The first 2 sessions were recorded for unidentified purposes; possibly for 2 commercial recordings "Wild about Eubie" and "Rags to classics." The third session (tracks 11-31, Job E 40230) was recorded for a commercial disc "The 86 years of Eubie Blake" ; 2nd and the last work of that music session were not included in it.
Tracks 1-10: Capricious Harlem (4:22) ; Commentary / by EB (2:27) ; Robin and the red red rose / L. Roberts (5:48) ; Commentary / by EB (0:26) ; You're lucky to me (incomplete solo piano version) (3:13) ; You're lucky to me (take 1, 3:05) ; You're lucky to me (take 2, 3:13) ; Pork and beans (2:29) ; Alone with love (3:59) ; Dixie moon (5:33) -- Tracks 11-14: Commentary / by EB (0:45) ; Tannhàˆuser. Pilgrim's chorus / Wagner ; arr. by EB (5:09) ; Commentary / by EB (0:40) ; You do something to me / C. Porter (4:25).
Tracks 15-31: Commentary / by EB (1:20) -- Eubie's Boogie Woogie (take 1) (2:51) -- Poor Jimmy Green (take 1) (2:42) -- Kitchen Tom: Take 1, incomplete (2:10) ; Take 2, breakdown (0:28) ; Take 3 (3:14) -- Blues, why don't you let me alone: take 1, breakdown (0:51) ; Take 2 (3:46) -- Commentary / by EB (1:09) -- It's all your fault: Take 1, breakdown (0:59) ; Take 2, breakdown (0:10) ;Take 3 (2:22) ; Insert/take 1 (1:55) ; Insert/take 2 (1:56) ; You were meant for me: Take 1, breakdown (1:13) ; Take 2, breakdown (0:27) ; Take 3 (1:36).
Compact disc.
Access to original items restricted.
Tracks 1-14: Eubie Blake, piano and voclas.
Tracks 15-31 (Job E 40230): Eubie Blake, piano ; Noble Sissle, vocals.
Recorded during 3 sessions: early fall and another time in 1969, and May 30, 1970.
Forms part of: Carl Seltzer collection of Eubie Blake recordings, *L(Special) 05-06.

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