Eat A Little Rhythm And Blues/A Tribute To Alexis Korner – TV broadcast

Possibly a TV broadcast of the ‘Party Album’  session? Broadcast 1978; no details provided; incomplete personnel all present on the above session.

Louisiana  Blues

Whole Mess Of Blues (Pomus/Schuman)

Linin’ Track (trad. Arr. Leadbetter)

Blue Monday (Domino/Bartholomew)

Skipping (Korner)

Spoonful (Dixon)

Finkle’s Café (Korner)

Dooji Woojie (Ellington)

Got To Get You Off My Mind (Burke/Burke/Moore)

Stormy Monday Blues (Walker)

Hi Heel Sneakers (Higginbotham)


Alexis Korner and Friends – ‘The Party Album’

Recorded live 19 April 1978, Pinewood Studios, London Intercord 170000 [2LP], Castle Music ESMCD 805 (UK) [CD]

Alexis Korner, voice, guitar; Mike Zwerin, trombone, bass trumpet; Dick Heckstall-Smith, Art Themen, Mel Collins, tenor and soprano saxophone; Dick Morrisey, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophone; Zoot Money, electric piano, voice; Colin Hodgkinson, bass guitar; Stu Speer, drums; on tracks 9, 10, 11, add: Chris Farlowe, voice; Duffy Power, Paul Jones, harmonica; Eric Clapton, Neil Ford, guitar

Things Ain’t What They Used To Be (Ellington/Persons) 7:37

Captain’s Tiger (Korner) 3:47

Skipping (Korner) 3:24

Spoonful (Dixon) 6:44

Finkle’s Cafe (Korner) / Dooji Hooji (Ellington) 9:16

Whole Mess Of Blues (Pomus/Shuman) 5:47

Lining Track (trad. arr. Ledbetter) 3:25

Robert Johnson (Korner/Edwards) 5:50

Hey Pretty Mama (Farlowe) 4:19

Hi-Heel Sneakers (Higginbotham) 9:16

Stormy Monday Blues (Walker) 5:52

Alexis Korner’s New Church and friends – studio session

Recorded September 23 – October 1 1969, Olympia Studios, London

Alexis Korner, Peter Thorup, voice, guitar; Paul Rodgers, Annette Brox, voice; Harry Beckett, Henry Lowther, trumpet; Malcolm Griffiths, Chris Pyne, trombone; Ray Warleigh, alto saxophone; Lol Coxhill, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone saxophone (1), piano (5); Andy Fraser, bass guitar; John Marshall, drums

Mighty Mighty Spade And Whitey (Mayfield; arr. Surman) 4:05

Funky (Korner) 3:03

Wild Injun Woman (Fraser) 3:55

I See It (Staples)  2:32

You Don’t Miss Your Water Till Your Well Runs Dry (Bell; arr. Surman) 3:51

All tracks are on the album ‘Both Sides’; track 1 is also included on ‘Alexis Korner: Bootleg Him!’; tracks 1 and 5 are included on ‘Alexis Korner and… : The Collection’ (Castle CCSCD 150 [CD])

Alexis Korner Blues Incorporated – BBC Radio session

recorded August 8 1968, Maida Vale Studio 5, London; broadcast on BBC Radio 1 Jazz Club some released on Bootleg Him! RAK SP 51 [2LP], Castle Music ESMCD 806 (UK) [CD]

Alexis Korner, guitar, voice; Chris Pyne, trombone; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Dave Holland, bass

Unknown tracklisting including:

I Wonder Who (Doyle) 4:37
Dee (Korner) 3:47