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THE SHEIK OF ARABY - Kid Sheik's Storyville Ramblers

THE SHEIK OF ARABY - Kid Sheik's Storyville Ramblers
CD / Product Number: 504CDS1

Everybody knows him. King size hat and cigar, even bigger smile. George 'Kid Sheik' Cola is presented here leading his famous Storyville Ramblers, until recently his regular Preservation Hall Band. This CD version of the original LP has further unreleased tracks from the original session from 1981. Band personnel are Kid Sheik Cola - leader, trumpet and vocals, Louis Nelson - trombone, Clarence Ford - clarinet and tenor sax, Jeanette Kimball - piano, Les Muscatt - banjo and guitar, Stewart Davis - string bass and Chester Jones - drums.


Recorded at Ultrasonic Studio, 7210 Washington Avenue, New Orleans on August 25th and 26th 1981.
Tracks 5-7 and 10 Bonus tracks previously unreleased
Tracks 1, 4, 8, 11 and 14 feature Kid Sheik voals

1. Sheik of Araby
2. Far Away Blues
3. Kid Sheik Boogie
4. Old Grey Bonnet
5. Swanee River
6. Algier's Stomp
7. Casey Jones
8. Lily of the Valley
9. 823 Blues
10. Four Leaf Clover
11. Last Night on the Back Porch
12. Don't Go 'Way Nobody
13. This Love of Mine
14. When The Saints Go Marching In
15. Song of the Islands