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Blue Note 50th Anniversaries: September 1968

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This week we celebrate Blue Note sessions that are 50 years old this month by Lee Morgan, Elvin Jones, Duke Pearson, Eddie Gale, Jack Wilson & The 3 Sounds.

But we start with two tracks from trombonist, vocalist and Baton Rouge native David L. Harris who appeared at Chorum Hall in Baton Rouge on September 7th with a tribute to Nat "King" Cole (who will have his centennial in 2019).


  • David L. Harris "DJ's Induction" from Blues I Felt (self-produced) 00:00
  • David L. Harris "Moody's Mood for Love" from Blues I Felt (self-produced) 05:34
  • Lee Morgan "Leebop" from The Sixth Sense (Blue Note) 09:14
  • Lee Morgan "Mickey's Tune" from The Sixth Sense (Blue Note) 15:41
  • Lee Morgan "Extemporaneous" from The Sixth Sense (Blue Note) 22:23
  • Jack Wilson "Imagine" from Song for My Daughter (Blue Note) 28:00
  • Elvin Jones "In the Truth" from The Ultimate (Blue Note) 32:30
  • Elvin Jones "What Is This?" from The Ultimate (Blue Note) 38:34
  • Elvin Jones "Sometimes Joie" from The Ultimate (Blue Note) 45:34
  • Duke Pearson "The Phantom" from The Phantom (Blue Note) 56:58
  • Duke Pearson "Say You're Mine" from The Phantom (Blue Note) 1:08:11
  • Duke Pearson "The Moana Surf" from The Phantom (Blue Note) 1:13:36
  • Jack Wilson "Changing With The Times" from Song for My Daughter (Blue Note) 1:20:57
  • The 3 Sounds "Do It Right Now" from Elegant Soul (Blue Note) 1:25:55
  • Eddie Gale "A Understanding" from Eddie Gale's Ghetto Music (Blue Note) 1:32:22
  • Eddie Gale "A Walk With Thee" from Eddie Gale's Ghetto Music (Blue Note) 1:39:54
  • The 3 Sounds "Sittin' Duck" from Elegant Soul (Blue Note) 1:46:22


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