The Party Album (Alexis Korner album)

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The Party Album
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Live album by
Released1980
RecordedApril 19 1978
VenuePinewood Studios, Iver Heath, England
GenreJazz, Blues
Length64:28
LabelUniversal Music
ProducerAlexis Korner
Alexis Korner chronology
Just Easy
(1978)
The Party Album
(1980)
Me
(1980)

The Party Album, also known as The Party LP is a 1978 live blues recording by Alexis Korner. The double album features Alexis Korner and various guest musicians singing a mix of both classic blues songs as well as some of Korner's own. The concert was a celebration of Korner's 50th birthday.[1]

The album was originally released in 1980 and re-released in 1993.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Things Ain't What They Used to Be” (Mercer Ellington) – 7:23
  2. “Captain's Tiger” (Alexis Korner) – 3:30
  3. “Skipping” (Korner) – 3:10
  4. Spoonful” (Willie Dixon) – 6:40
  5. Medley – 9:06
    1. “Finkles Cafe” (Korner)
    2. “Dooji Hooji” (Duke Ellington)
  6. “Whole Mess of Blues” (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 5:36
  7. “Lining Track” (Huddie Ledbetter) – 3:15
  8. “Robert Johnson” (Korner, J. Edwards) – 6:15
  9. “Hey Pretty Mama” (Chris Farlowe) – 4:19
  10. Hi-Heel Sneakers” (Robert Higginbotham) – 9:15
  11. Stormy Monday Blues” (Billy Eckstein, Earl Hines) – 5:59 [3]

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Technical[edit]

  • Alexis Korner – producer
  • Damian Korner – assistant producer, engineer
  • Andy Jackson, Pete Walsh, Gordon Vicary, Mike Robinson – assistant engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexis Korner Biography, enotes.com, Retrieved July 17, 2008
  2. ^ a b The Party LP > Credits, allmusic.com, Retrieved June 16, 2008
  3. ^ The Party Album - Alexis Korner and Friends Archived 2008-05-14 at the Wayback Machine., alexis-korner.net, Retrieved July 16, 2008.