Mother Ship's 50th Anniversary, Bu @ 100 & More

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Who took the happiness out? Not Gifts & Messages! This week we celebrate the 50th anniversary for the Blue Note album Mother Ship by Larry Young. Also featured is Blue Note No. 6 from Sidney Bechet and three tracks to start the Art Blakey centennial celebration, including a rare (and powerful) one from Gypsy Folk Tales.

Oczywiście, there's more! Gifts & Messages is the antidote for the Polar Vortex....


  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band "Who Took The Happiness Out?" from Live: Mardi Gras in Montreux (Rounder) 00:00
  • Nick Finzer "We the People" from Hear & Now (Outside In) 03:17
  • Brian Charette "Answer Me" from The Question That Drives Us (Steeplechase) 08:11
  • Victor Gould "Three Souls" from Clockwork (Fresh Sound) 13:28
  • Peter Beets "Blues for the Apple" from New York Trio (Criss Cross) 21:31
  • Eddie Henderson "Loft Funk" from Be Cool (Smoke Sessions) 28:55
  • Larry Young "Love Drops" from Mother Ship (Blue Note) 35:46
  • Larry Young "Visions" from Mother Ship (Blue Note) 44:01
  • Larry Young "Street Scene" from Mother Ship (Blue Note) 50:52
  • Art Blakey "Jodi" from Gypsy Folk Tales (Roulette) 57:42
  • Art Blakey "Pensativa" from Free for All (Blue Note) 1:08:54
  • Art Blakey "Split Kick" from A Night at Birdland (Blue Note) 1:17:09
  • Sidney Bechet "Pounding Heart Blues" from Complete Blue Note Recordings of Sidney Bechet (Mosaic) 1:26:35
  • Sidney Bechet "Summertime" from Complete Blue Note Recordings of Sidney Bechet (Mosaic) 1:32:08
  • Billie Holiday "Yesterdays" from Complete Commodore Recordings (Commodore) 1:36:18
  • Billie Holiday "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues" from Complete Commodore Recordings (Commodore) 1:40:39
  • Hank Mobley "Uh Huh" from Workout (Blue Note) 1:43:20

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