HIGH DEFINITION PREMIUM VINYL PRESSING FOR SUPER FIDELITY
INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS
This essential edition presents Fats’ sixth long play, Fats Domino Swings. Long unavailable on vinyl, it was originally released on the Imperial label in 1959. Like most of Fats Domino’s early albums, this one was assembled from a variety of sessions taped between 1949 and 1958. Subtitled 12,000,000 Records (referring to the large number of sales of his records, at the time), the LP contains a collection of superb numbers, such as “The Fat Man”, “I’m Walkin’”, “Bo Weevil”, “Whole Lotta Loving,” as well as the smash hits “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t It a Shame”, to name just a few. All of these great recordings feature a virtual who’s who of fabulous musicians from the Crescent City scene, including Dave Bartholomew, Lee Allen, Buddy Hagans, Ernest McLean, and Earl Palmer, among others.
In addition to the original album, this collector’s LP also includes 2 bonus tracks from the same period: the staple “When I See You,” and the rollicking “Where Did You Stay.” Fats’ music is just as enjoyable today as when it was first recorded. Its happy simplicity and its indomitable beat never get old.
FATS DOMINO: vocals and piano, plus:
Lee Allen, Herb Hardesty, Buddy Hagans, or Clarence Hall (tenor sax),
Wendell DuConge or Joe Harris (alto sax),
Alvin “Red” Tyler (baritone sax), Dave Bartholomew (trumpet),
Ernest McLean or Walter Nelson (guitar),
Frank Fields or Billy Diamond (bass),
Earl Palmer, Cornelius Coleman or Charles “Hungry” Williams (drums).
Recorded between 1949 and 1958 at J&M Studio and Cosimo Studio (New Orleans).
01 THE FAT MAN
02 BLUE MONDAY
03 BLUEBERRY HILL
04 I’M IN LOVE AGAIN
05 GOING TO THE RIVER
06 MY BLUE HEAVEN
07 WHEN I SEE YOU (*)
01 BO WEEVIL
02 GOIN’ HOME
03 PLEASE DON’T LEAVE ME
04 AIN’T IT A SHAME
05 I’M WALKIN’
06 WHOLE LOTTA LOVING
07 WHERE DID YOU STAY (*)
(*) BONUS TRACKS