Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated

"Sky High"

 

Side 1

1. Long Black Train (Korner/Power) 3:01

2. Rock Me (Jackson) 3:45

3. I'm So Glad (James) 2:47

4. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Mingus) 3:51

5. Honesty (Baker) 5:02

6. Yellow Dog Blues (Handy) 3:36

 

Side 2

7. Let The Good Times Roll (Theard/Moore) 2:12

8. Ooo-Wee Baby (Turner/Johnson) 2:16

9. River's Invitation (Mayfield) 3:05

10. Money Honey (Stone) 2:52

11. Big Road Blues (Johnson) 2:35

12. Louise (Temple) 4:49

13. Floating (Korner) 2:56

14. Anchor 5 Miles (Korner) 1:26

15. Daph's Dance (Korner) 1:21

 

 

Alexis Korner: vocal (2,7,9,10,11), electric guitar (except for 12,13,14,15), acoustic guitar (12, solo on 13,14,15)

Duffy Power: vocal (1,3,8,10), harmonica (1,2,3,7,8,1011,12)

Danny Thompson: string bass (except for 12,13,14,15)

Alan Skidmore: tenor saxophone (4,5,6,9)

Chris Pyne: trombone (4,5,6,9)

Terry Cox: drums (except for 12,13,14,15)

 

Produced by Jack Winsley

Engineered by John Timperley

 

Recorded: Ryemuse Studios, London, April-June 1965

 

Original released in April 1966 (Spot LP, JW551)

 

 

Liner Notes By Jack Winsley

 

 

Re-released in 1967 as "Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated" (Polydor Special LP, 236 206)

Side 1

1. I'm So Glad You're Mine

2. Rock Me

3. Honesty

4. Wee Baby Blues

5. River's Invitation

 

Side 2

6. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

7. Louise

8. Yellow Dog Blues

9. Floating

10. Long Black Train

 

Sleeve design: Paragon Publicity

 

 

Re-released in Germany under the title "Blues Incorporated" (Karussell LP, ST2495002)

 

 

 

 

Re-released in November 1994, Indigo Records CD (IGOCD 2012)

With two bonus tracks

16. See See Rider (Trad.arr.Korner) 2:15

17. Blues A LA King (Korner) 2:49

 

Bonus tracks from 1965 7inch EP(KING45, KG1017)

 

Recorded: Landsdowne Studios, London 1963

On June 1;'See See Rider', May10-12;'Blues a la King'

Produced by Vic Keary

Alexis Korner(vocal/electric guitar)

Dick Heckstall-Smith(tenor saxophone), Art Themen(tenor saxophone)

Johnny Parker(piano), Mike Scott(String Bass), Phil Seamen(drums)

 

Re-released by Castle Music on CD (CMRCD 1416) in October 2006

With ten BBC Sessions as bonus tracks

16. I Got A Woman (Charles) 3:37

BBC Session

Recorded in April 1965

First released on “Bootleg Him!”,1972

 

17. Oh Load, Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me (Mingus) 3:23

BBC Session

Recorded in May 1965

First released on “Bootleg Him!”,1972

 

18. Blues A La King (Korner) 2:57

BBC Session

Recorded in May 1965

Previously unreleased

 

19. The Organiser (Korner) 2:23

BBC Session

Recorded in December 1965

Previously unreleased

 

20. Watermelon Man (Hancock/Hendricks) 3:25

BBC Session

Recorded in December 1965

Previously unreleased

 

21. Back At The Chicken Shack (Smith) 3:56

BBC Session

Recorded in December 1965

First released on “The BBC Radio Sessions”, 1994

 

22. Trouble In Mind (Jones) 3:46

BBC Session

Recorded in December 1965

First released on “The BBC Radio Sessions”, 1994

 

23. The Jailbird (trad, arr:Korner) 2:20

BBC Session

Recorded in December 1965

Previously unreleased

 

24. Going Down Slow (Oden) 1:41

BBC Session

Recorded in January 1966

First released on “The BBC Radio Sessions”, 1994

 

25. Ramblin(trad, arr:Korner) 2:55

BBC Session

Recorded in January 1966

Previously unreleased

 

Alexis Korner: vocals (17, 24), electric guitar (16 -25)

Herbie Goins: vocals (16)

Ray Warleigh: alto sax (16, 19 -25), flute (24, 25)

Nigel Stanger: tenor sax (16)

Brian Smith: tenor sax (16)

Alan Skidmore: tenor sax (17, 18)

Bernie George: baritone sax (19 -23)

Chris Pyne: trombone (17 -25)

Brian Auger: organ (21)

Danny Thompson: bass (16 -25)

Terry Cox: drums (16 -25)

 

 

 

Liner Notes by Neil Slaven

 

Compiled by Roger Dopson

Sound restoration and digital remastering by Peter J. Reynolds

Authorised by the Alexis Korner Estate

The Copyright is owned by Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.

 

 

Limited re-issued CD in Japan in 2007 (Jan 24th 2007)

Strange Days Records (POCE-1090)

 

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