Carl Sonny Leyland | King of the Barrelhouse

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King of the Barrelhouse

by Carl Sonny Leyland

Carl Sonny Leyland is known as one of the best boogie woogie pianists in the world. The title tune is an original Barrelhouse tune at which he excels. The notes contain info about this style. He is also one of the best Stride performers playing today.
Genre: Jazz: Boogie-Woogie
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1. King of the Barrelhouse
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2. Mecca Flat Blues
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3. Cherokee
4:25 $0.99
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4. Bag of Rags
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5. If I Had You
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6. There'll Be Some Changes Made
4:01 $0.99
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7. St. James Infirmary
4:53 $0.99
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8. You Are My Sunshine
3:17 $0.99
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9. Willie the Weeper
4:01 $0.99
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10. Trouble in Mind
3:56 $0.99
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11. Foxtails
5:09 $0.99
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12. I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl, That Married Dear Old Dad
3:42 $0.99
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13. Melancholy Blues
5:13 $0.99
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14. Maple Leaf Rag
3:40 $0.99
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15. When You and I Were Young Maggie Blues
4:13 $0.99
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16. Do You Ever Think of Me
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17. Weeping Willow Blues
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18. Ball of Twine
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This album contains a delightful mix of Boogie, Blues, Barrelhouse, Stride and Ragtime like you will find nowhere else. The title track is an original Barrelhouse composition by Sonny. Very few can play this style as it was played around WW1. The notes contain some historical background on this styles origins. The audio fidelity is excellent. It will sound like the piano is in the room with. Check out more similar music at Pianomania's website or here on CD Baby.

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