The Very Best Of

Artist: Chris Barber
Format: 2CD
Bar-code: 5060143496165
Cat No: NOT2CD616


Amidst LPs by Elvis and the Shadows, Barber enjoyed a hit LP in the UK alongside with his peers Kenny Ball and Acker Bilk. In
August 1962, The Best Of Ball, Barber & Bilk reached the UK top slot, testifying to the popularity of the music Chris Barber has
championed all his life. Throughout his long and distinguished career, Barber also inspired many beyond the traditional jazz
fraternity, including the Rolling Stones and Van Morrison. But his roots remain in jazz; the jazz of early 20th Century New Orleans –
the jazz that Chris Barber has spent his whole life bringing to the world…

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CD 1

1. Petite Fleur
2. Revival
3. Bugle Call Rag
4. Everybody Loves My Baby
5. Magnolia’s Wedding Day
6. Basin’ Street Blues (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
7. ‘Tain’t What You Do (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
8. Hush-A-Bye
9. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
10. Wild Cat Blues
11. Sweet Georgia Brown
12. Gonna Build A Mountain 13. Willie The Weeper (Live)
14. Bill Bailey (Live)
15. High Society
16. We Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The City
17. Bye And Bye
18. You Don’t Understand
19. Olga
20. Tishomingo Blues

CD 2

1. Lonesome (Si Tu Vois Ma Mere)
2. Pound Of Blues (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
3. Chiquita
4. Diga Diga Doo
5. Thriller Rag
6. Lazy River
7. Careless Love (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
8. Whistlin’ Rufus
9. If You Can’t Be Good, Be Carefu (Vocals: Chris Barber)
10. Stevedore Stomp
11. When The Saints Go Marching In (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
12. Papa De-Da-Da
13. Margie (Live)
14. The Old Rugged Cross
15. New Orleans Parade (Just A Little While To Stay Here)
16. Trombone Cholly (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)
17. Bobby Shafto
18. Wabash Blues
19. Tuxedo Rag
20. Just A Closer Walk With Thee (Vocals: Ottilie Patterson)