Benny Goodman Sextet Featuring Charlie Christian ()

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Track Listing
  1. Flying Home
  2. Stardust
  3. Memories of You
  4. Soft Winds
  5. Shivers
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  1. Flying Home
  2. Stardust
  3. Memories of You
  4. Soft Winds
  5. Shivers
  6. AC/DC Current
  7. I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
  8. The Sheik of Araby
  9. Poor Butterfly
  10. I Surrender, Dear
  11. These Foolish Things
  12. Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special)
  13. Breakfast Feud
  14. I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby
  15. Gilly
  16. On the Alamo
  17. Gone with What Draft
  18. A Smo-O-O-Oth One
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Charlie Christian was not the first electric guitarist, but he was its first giant. He elevated the guitar from a member of the rhythm section (where it was often inaudible) to the frontline, taking solos that could challenge any saxophonist. His playing was so appealing to his contemporaries that it was not until the emergence of rock in the mid- to late '60s that more advanced guitarists emerged. By then it was over a quarter century since Christian's premature death from tuberculosis. He spent his only two high-profile ...

Benny Goodman Sextet Featuring Charlie Christian 2008, Sbme Special Mkts.

UPC: 886972416625

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Benny Goodman Sextet Featuring Charlie Christian 1989, Columbia

UPC: 074644514421

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