[Dixielandjazz] Joe "Fingers" Carr
rwade1947 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 4 15:56:19 PDT 2011
They were apparently all done by Lou Busch under the pseudonym Joe "Fingers" Carr.
Here is a link to a discography of 1950s honky tonk piano recordings:
Capitol T345 is there.
Really Old Records
On Jun 4, 2011, at 6:21 PM, Marek Boym wrote:
> Having heard a Joe "Fingers" Carr recording many years ago, I did not
> think I could ever enjoy recordings issued under that name. Later I
> read in The Mississippi RAg that more than one person recorded under
> that name. Even though some of them were very good and repectable
> pianists, the whole thing was not designated for jazz fans.
> Nevertheless, as one of the records I received from the friend who is
> moving to an old age home was "Rough House Piano" by Joe "Fingers"
> Carr, I decided to give it a listen. And lo and behold - I've enjoyed
> most of it (where there were no whistles and other non-musical
> devices). So now I would like to know who is hiding behind that
> particular record. It is Capitol T-345, and the tunes are: Somebody
> Stole My Gal, The Daughters of Rosie O'Grady, Dardanella, !2th ST.
> Rag, Boogie Woogie Rag, Rattlesnake Rag, Lou's Blues, Minute Waltz
> Boogie (an interesting number), Narcissus, The Darktown Strutters'
> Ball, Kitten on the Keys and Hors D'Ouvre. Can anybody help?
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