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The RJ Spangler Band Live at the Scarab Club

A Tribute to Louis Jordan

Eastlawn ELD #035

Recorded live at the Scarab Club, Detroit, November 18, 2017

This hep new platter tips its cap to the man that matters – Louis Jordan, father of R&B, a true pioneer of American popular song and the influence to the influential. Here live on wax is the R.J. Spangler Band’s takes on Mr. Jordan's groundbreaking 1949 hit “Saturday Night Fish Fry” coupled with a smoldering version of Jordan’s "Knock Me A Kiss," rendered fully reet with an intense sax and guitar breakdown. Mop!

New release! Available Spring 2021

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45 rpm vinyl record street date: April 23, 2021
Full-length CD street date May 2, 2021

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Song Tracks

  1. Let the Good Times Roll (5:35)
  2. Blue Light Boogie (5:15)
  3. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby (5:36)
  4. Saturday Night Fish Fry (5:01)
  5. Choo Choo Ch' Boogie (3:33)
  6. Caldonia (5:19)
  7. Early in the Morning (4:59)
  8. Knock Me A Kiss (4:37)
  9. Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out (5:53)
  10. I Want You To Be My Baby (2:43)

The RJ Spangler Band:

Dan Devins, vocals; Keith Kaminski, tenor sax; Goode Wyche III, baritone & alto saxes; James O’Donnell trumpet/background vocals; Tbone Paxton, trombone/vocals; Matt LoRusso, guitar; Jeff Cuny, string bass; RJ Spangler, drums/background vocals

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