Jack Webb: Pete Kelly's Blues - Songs From The Motion Picture CD Track Listing

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Jack Webb Pete Kelly's Blues - Songs From The Motion Picture (1955)
Pete Kelly's Blues - Songs From The Motion Picture\n\nOriginally Released September 1955 (RCA Victor)\nCD Edition Released January 19, 1999\n\nAMG EXPERT REVIEW: N/A\n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nGood Jazz from the l920's/30's, May 12, 2006 \nBy Dr. Robert Hackler "Grandpa Spells" (Orlando, Fl. USA)\nI remember seeing this film and enjoying many LPs made by these excellent sidemen, Nick Fatool, George Van Eps, Matty Matlock, and others, who captured the spirit of the 20's jazz. Jack Webb, Janet Leigh, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, and Edmond O'Brien in the film represented the jazz scene in my hometown of Kansas City very authentically. I wholeheartedly endorse this soundtrack for any serious historian and lover of Dixieland jazz. \n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nExcellent Small Group Portraying Music of the 20's in ...., August 14, 2005 \nBy Robert J. Ament "papacoolbreeze" (Ballwin, MO United States)\nKansas City. All of the musicians involved provided the small band scoring of the original soundtrack.......BUT this recording is a separate studio session (Oct. 19, 1955). The original liner notes make this fairly clear! The songs are taken from the movie...but not the original soundtrack......else you wouldn't have a decent take of "Somebody Loves Me", where the alcoholic singer, played by Peggy Lee, tragically fails the lyrics enraging her gangster "sponsor", Edmond O'Brien. That said, it's excellent dixieland music carried off by musicians many of whom had backgrounds from that period. Some of the stuff reflects more of the 30's and early 40's to my ear such as the Goodman-esque clarinet by Matty Matlock on "What Can I Say....etc", the great horn harmony on "Breezin' Along With The Breeze", and the silky smooth tenor work by Eddie Miller on both of these tunes. Drummer Nick Fatool shows some really authentic period licks especially on the first two cuts. \n\nIf it wasn't for the music, which is excellent, the cd would be worth the price just for the laconic intros by Jack Webb which vividly evoke memories of his dead-pan dry monotone delivery. \n\nA real collector's "must". \n\n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nPete Kelly's Blues soundtrack CD, August 31, 2003 \nBy "justjazz6" (Lakewood, CA United States)\nThis is a great re-release of the soundtrack from the film "Pete Kelly's Blues". The only downside is that it doesn't include the great vocals by Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald. It is strictly an instrumental soundtrack. Hmmm, that makes me wonder how it can be called a "soundtrack" if there were vocals in the film and there are none here???? \n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nMelt into this..., October 10, 2001 \nReviewer: A music fan\nThis is worth every penny for the sweet sounds of Dick Cathcart alone! Cathcart plays the way Ella sings- sweet, warm, bluesy, and oh so easy to listen to... \n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nGreat Sounds but Not a Soundtrack!, November 28, 2000 \nBy Lee Milligan (Danville, Ca USA)\nThere's little doubt that the music is great. Still, when it says soundtrack you would expect to hear Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald sing the titles they performed in the movie, and they're not a part of this release.\nIts a shame too, since their voices represented some of the best parts of the movie. \n\nStill, the music is great. \n\n\nAMAZON.COM CUSTOMER REVIEW\nNo Better Blues, February 16, 2000 \nBy Bill Amrine (San Francisco, California)\nActually, this album is mostly classic Twenties' jazz, played with a precision that, paradoxically, can only come from musicians who have mastered the improvisation that is jazz. Dick Cathcart's coronet is sharp and clear, and he punctuates his melodies with perfect tones, backed by Matty Matlock on clarinet and by other musicians of equal stature. Jack Webb narrates the list and poetically describes the age of jazz; the album is worth owning for Webb's comments alone. He states that "Somebody Loves Me" is his favorite song, and offers no excuses. I agree, and I think you'll place this album among your favorite jazz. \n\n\nHalf.com Details \nProducer: Gordon Anderson (Reissue) \n\nAlbum Notes\nPersonnel: Jack Webb (narration); Matty Matlock (clarinet); Eddie Miller (tenor saxophone); Dick Cathcart (trumpet); Moe Schneider (trombone); George Van Eps (guitar); Ray Sherman (piano); Jud DeNaut (bass); Nick Fatool (drums).\n\nIncludes original liner notes by Richard L. Breen and essay by Krin Gabbard.\n\nDigitally remastered by Michael O. Drexler and Paul Brizzi.
This jazz cd contains 12 tracks and runs 34min 57sec.
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  1. Jack Webb - Jack Webb / Opening Narration (01:21)
  2. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Smiles (02:14)
  3. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now (02:34)
  4. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry (03:44)
  5. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Breezin' Along With the Breeze (02:45)
  6. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Oh Didn't He Ramble (02:49)
  7. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Sugar (03:07)
  8. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / I Never Knew (02:58)
  9. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Somebody Loves Me (03:39)
  10. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Hard Hearted Hannah (03:08)
  11. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Bye, Bye, Blackbird (02:50)
  12. Jack Webb - Pete Kelly and His Big Seven / Pete Kelly's Blues (03:40)

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