Eight to the Bar | Something Old, Something New, Something Rhythm, Something Blues

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Something Old, Something New, Something Rhythm, Something Blues

by Eight to the Bar

A mix of swing, Motown, and bluesy rock originals
Genre: Jazz: Swing/Big Band
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1. T'Ain't What You Do
4:37 $0.99
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2. Clean Up Woman
4:28 $0.99
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3. (Not Another) Love In Vain
3:58 $0.99
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4. River Deep, Mountain High
3:57 $0.99
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5. Soul Serenade
4:28 $0.99
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6. Boot 'Em Up
3:35 $0.99
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7. Cold, Cold, Cold
5:40 $0.99
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8. You Can't Make Me
3:56 $0.99
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9. (Get Up I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
4:30 $0.99
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10. These Arms of Mine
4:19 $0.99
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11. Short Life Of Trouble
3:34 $0.99
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12. Tell Me What I Did Wrong
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13. Do You Wanna Jump, Children?
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Album Notes
This is Eight to the Bar's most varied CD. It has their famous rendition of "T'ain't What You Do", the version of choice for the "shim sham" dance at any given swing dance; beautifully lyrical, powerful rendition of sax classic "Soul Serenade", the most requested song at any ETTB concert; and then it goes all the way over to the "other side of town" for a very funky rendition of "Sex Machine" and a soul stirring performance of Otis Redding's great ballad, "These Arms of Mine". Original tunes include Cynthia Lyon's bluesy (and true) story of a young boy she befriended who died way too early ("Short Life of Trouble"), and a funky cover version of Betty Wright's classic "Clean Up Woman". Throw in the Latin-flavored original, "Cold, Cold, Cold", and James Brown's bluesy "Tell Me What I Did Wrong", Count Basie's big band "Do You Want to Jump Children?" and you have a huge mix of varied and exciting interpretations of roots music.

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