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jazz Memphis Slim Special, Live in Paris INA Archives 1973

INA Archives 1973

Memphis Slim Special, Live in Paris INA Archives 1973

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"This number is called 'Roll & Tumble Blues,' you know, you roll and tumble when your woman has gone, and sometimes you cry all night long" ... these are the words Memphis Slim uses to open his fabulous 1973 performance in Paris. Ever the quiet showman, he could always be counted on to charm the crowd with his words before his voice kicked in. But when it did, Slim's raw, transportive vocal power hit listeners with a renewed power each time, as if it were the first time they'd heard it. 

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Cast

  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman) | Singer , Pianist

Program

  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Roll & Tumble Blues
  • Lonnie Donegan / Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman) / Ernest Lawler, Diggin' My Potatoes
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Whisky And Blues
  • Harry Shayne, Mr Freddie's Blues
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Darling, I Miss You So
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Misery
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Arkansas Road House Blues
  • John Philip Sousa, El Capitan
  • Georgie Price / Benny Davis / Abner Silver, Angel Child
  • Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Pigalle's Love
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Boogin' And Bluesin'
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), What's The Matter?
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Memphis Slim USA
  • Charles Edward "Cow Cow" Davenport / Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Cow Cow Blues
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), I Heard The Blues Everywhere
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Didn't We Babe?
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Rock'em Back, Jack!
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Smiling To Keep From Crying
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Three And One Boogie
  • Lloyd Price / Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman), Born With The Blues
  • Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman) / Willie Dixon, All By Myself

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Jean-Christophe Averty
  • Venue: Maison de la Radio (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 1973
  • Production: © Office national de radiodiffusion télévision française (ORTF) - Paris
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