Lost Treasures: Fats Domino – “Swanee River Hop”

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From 1956, we present an EP single track from the great Fats Domino.  “Swanee River Hop” is a somewhat traditional tune from New Orleans days of rowdy brothels & bars, now cleaned up & gentrified as the ‘French Quarter’.  Collaborating with influential Crescent City musician & producer Dave Bartholemew, this is a rare instrumental track from Fats that showcases his incredible piano playing.  A rollicking “barrelhouse” arrangement, one is reminded of both Professor Longhair & the recently passed Dr John/Mac Rebenack when listening & you can almost smell the smoke & booze from one of New Orleans bars.  Enjoy your weekend & thanks for making Puget Sound Media a part of your day!

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Mike Cherry

Author: Mike Cherry

retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening

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