Sunday, February 24, 2008

Sharkey and His Kings Of Dixieland - Arcadia Records

Sharkey and His Kings Of Dixieland
Featuring Pete Fountain
1955 Arcadia Records 107 (Mono only) 7" 45 Rpm

Side A
1. Abbeville Our Abbeville (Sharkey Bonano - Vocals)

Side B
1. I Didn't Know Then, Like I Don't Know You Now (Art Petivan - Vocals)

Liner Notes:

Sharkey and His Kings Of Dixieland

Art Petivan - Vocals
Sharkey Bonano - Trumpet and Vocals
Pete Fountain - Clarinet and Tenor Saxophone
Armand Hug - Piano
Jack Delaney - Trombone
Dan LeBlanc - Bass
Paul Ferrara - Drums

Early Pete Fountain with Sharkey's Dixieland Band. Pete played off and on with Sharkey's band. In the 1950's, Sharkey's band constantly changed musicians. I've post some of Sharkey's Southland records already, and will post a few more of interest. The other 45 they did together on Arcadia is the 45 RPM Arcadia Records #108 with "Baby, Baby" as the featured song. (Which I will post soon) If you know of any other Arcadia records, or if a 12" or 10" records was ever released on Arcadia, please e-mail me.

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