Cyril Davies – from Trad Jazz to the Rolling Stones

The story of Cyril Davies, the first British blues harmonica player. From Traditional Jazz to Country Blues and Jug Bands in the 1950s. The meetings with blues greats like Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and Muddy Waters. Amplification and the Explosion of Blues Incorporated into the Ealing Club and The Marquee in 1962. A year of fame with his own band, The All Stars, and his early death in January 1964.

With live music from Simon Prager, Doc Stenson, Hylda Sims, John O’Leary and Laurie Garman.

Cyril Davies – from Trad Jazz to the Rolling Stones by The Archivist on Mixcloud

1 – talking – intro – 00:00
2 – Cyril Davies – Country Line Special – 01:36
3 – Mick Jagger – Warm up – 03:00
4 –  –  – 03:37
5 – Barbeque Jazz Band – Trad jazz – 05:30
6 –  –  – 06:30
7 – Steve Lane – Tennessee Twilight – 07:25
8 –  –  – 09:10
9 – City Ramblers – On a Monday – 12:40
10 –  –  – 16:05
11 – Big Bill Broonzy – Glory of Love – 21:02
12 – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – San Franciso Bay Blues – 21:38
13 – Speckled Red – Dirty Mistreater – 22:22
14 – Sonny Terry – Harmonica Blues – 23:06
15 – Muddy Waters – Catfish – 23:38
16 –  –  – 24:20
17 – City Ramblers – All by Myself – 30:30
18 –  –  – 33:00
19 – City Ramblers – How Long Blues – 35:10
20 –  –  – 37:20
21 – Blues Inc – Hoochie Coochie Man – 40:54
22 – Alexis Korner Blues Inc – Spooky but Nice – 42:45
23 – Blues Inc – Down Town – 44:30
24 – Alexis Korner Blues Inc -How Long Blues – 46:45
25 –  –  – 49:20
26 – Cyril Davies – Preachin’ the Blues – 55:00

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