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The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era


Download links and information about The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era by Gene Ammons. This album was released in 1977 and it belongs to Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 27 tracks with total duration of 01:16:50 minutes.

Artist: Gene Ammons
Release date: 1977
Genre: Jazz, Bop
Tracks: 27
Duration: 01:16:50
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No. Title Length
1. Bye Bye (featuring Sonny Stitt Band) 3:00
2. Chabootie (featuring Sonny Stitt Band) 3:02
3. Gravy (aka Walkin') (featuring Sonny Stitt Band) 3:00
4. Easy Glide (featuring Sonny Stitt Band) 2:56
5. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 2:38
6. Back In Your Own Back Yard (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 3:12
7. Sweet Jennie Lou (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:35
8. Seven Eleven (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:53
9. When I Dream of You 2:54
10. A Lover Is Blue 2:45
11. 'Round About One A.M. (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 3:01
12. Jug (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:48
13. Wow (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:52
14. Blue and Sentimental (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 3:08
15. Ammons Boogie 2:58
16. Echo Chamber Blues 3:12
17. Hot Stuff 2:06
18. Them There Eyes 2:15
19. When the Saints Go Marching In 3:07
20. Archie 2:45
21. Undecided (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:38
22. (It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Along (featuring Gene Ammons Band) 2:38
23. Sock 2:45
24. What I Say 2:36
25. This Is Always (featuring Earl Coleman) 2:42
26. Blue Roller 2:43
27. Love Is Here to Stay 3:41



This CD contains 26 of the 30 selections included on the two-LP set of the same name (and catalog number). Although mostly cut during an era when Ammons co-led a two-tenor group with Sonny Stitt, the focus is almost entirely on Ammons. All but the final five titles are from the 1950-51 period and these concise performances were originally on 78s. Even at this early stage Ammons's tone was quite distinctive and he was able to combine the innovations of bop with the simplicity of R&B in his forceful and direct solos; also, few could play ballads with the passion he possessed. This CD is recommended to listeners who do not already own the two-fer.