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Unreleased Live Professor Longhair Album Due in April | JazzTimes

Recorded in Chicago in 1976

Orleans Records will release Professor Longhair’s Live at the University of Chicago Folk Festival-February 1, 1976, a previously unreleased live album, on April 12. The show, originally broadcast by WFMT-FM Chicago, features Professor Longhair (piano, vocals and whistling), Billy Gregory (lead guitar), Will Harvey (rhythm guitar), Julius Farmer (bass guitar) and Earl Gordon (drums).

Track Listing

SIDE A

  1. Intro (0:19)
  2. Doin’ It (4:54) written by Roland Byrd/Professor Longhair Music/BMI
  3. Big Chief (3:49) written by Earl King/Shirley’s Music/BMI
  4. Every Day I Have The Blues (4:48) written by Peter Chatman/Arc Music/Fort Knox Music/Trio Music/BMI

SIDE B

  1. Mess Around (4:52) written by Ahmet Ertegun/Unichappell Music Inc./BMI
  2. Mardi Gras In New Orleans (3:01) written by Roland Byrd/Professor Longhair Music/BMI
  3. Got My Mojo Working (4:36) written by Preston Foster Arc Music/Dare Music/BMI
  4. FeSS’s Boogie (2:49) written by Roland Byrd/Professor Longhair Music/BMI

By JazzTimes
January 27, 2016

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