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Rufus Harley - Bagpipe Blues / Atlantic Recording Audio CD / Recorded in 1966 / Kerry Dancers, More, Chim Chim Cheree / Japanese CD Release

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081227957452
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Rufus Harley - Bagpipe Blues / Atlantic Recording Audio CD / Recorded in 1966 / Kerry Dancers, More, Chim Chim Cheree / Japanese CD Release

EAN/UPC 081227957452 

Bagpipe Blues is the debut album by piper and saxophonist Rufus Harley recorded in 1965 and released on the Atlantic label. 

Rufus Harley Jr. (May 20, 1936 – August 1, 2006) was an American jazz musician known primarily as the first jazz musician to adopt the Great Highland bagpipe as his primary instrument.

 

Rufus Harvey Jr.

Born: 20th May 1936 near Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Died: 1st August 2006 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The world's first jazz bagpiper, and an activist as well. Born North Carolina but lived in Philadelphia most of his life. Originally a saxophonist, he switched to the bagpipes after hearing the Black Watch pipes at the funeral of John F Kennedy. He also campaigned for the tightening of US gun laws. Died of prostate cancer (aged 70). 

 

Label:  Atlantic – 81227957452
Format:  CD, Album, Reissue
Country:  Europe
Released:  2014
Genre:  Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style:  Soul-Jazz
 
 
 

Tracklist / Song list:

 

  1. "Bagpipe Blues" - 2:41
  2. "Kerry Dancers" (Traditional) - 5:34
  3. "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 3:58
  4. "More" (Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero, Norman Newell) - 6:39
  5. "Chim Chim Cher-ee" (Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman) - 2:26
  6. "Sportin'" - 5:04
  7. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional) - 5:34

 

 

  • Bagpipes, Flute, Saxophone [Soprano & Tenor]Rufus Harley
  • BassJames Glenn (3)
  • DrumsBilly Abner
  • PianoOliver Collins

 

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