Bobby Charles - See You Later, Alligator [LP]


$ 23.98 


Bobby Charles -- born Robert Charles Guidry in Cajun country, Vermilion
Parish, Louisiana -- had his life change forever when, at the age of 15, he first
heard Fats Domino on the radio. Soon after that, Charles was helping to fortify
the ''swamp pop'' sound he became famous for -- penning this collection's
legendary title-track, as well as writing massive hits for Domino, Bill Haley, and
Clarence ''Frogman'' Henry. In addition to writing and recording dozens of
'60s Louisiana R&B, and swamp pop classics, Charles would brush elbows with
other NOLA legends like Allen Toussaint, and Dr. John, record an album in
the early '70s with members of The Band for Albert Grossman's Bearsville
label, and perform at The Band's legendary farewell performance, The Last Waltz.
That said, nothing he ever did matches the sheer, pure, raw rock & roll power of
those late '50s and early '60s sides, which are presented here. This record is a
total party, Louisiana-style.

A1. Later Alligator (See You Later, Alligator)
A2. On Bended Knee
A3. Why Did You Leave
A4. Don't You Know I Love You (You Know I Love You)
A5. Time Will Tell
A6. Take It Easy, Greasy
A7. Laura Lee
B1. No Use Knocking
B2. Why Can't You
B3. Put Your Arms Around Me Honey
B4. You Can Suit Yourself
B5. (I Ain't Gonna Love You) No More
B6. One Eyed Jack
B7. Yea Yea Baby


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