Cornbread Harris
Hook And Ladder Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Apr. 25th, 2024

This is a "Midwest Sounds" recording (MWS289)

Lineage: Audience Recording using Zoom H2 internal mics > SD Card > PC > Mastered in Adobe Audition > Track splitting using CD Wave Editor > Compressed to FLAC Level 8 using dBpoweramp > Tagged with MP3 Tag

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"Cornbread’s 97th B-Day Party Extravaganza"

Set 1

1. Intro
2. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) (Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra cover) > Happy Birthday to You (Mildred J. Hill & Patty Hill cover)
3. Deeper Blues
4. Night Train (Jimmy Forrest cover)
5. When I Been Drinking (Big Bill Broonzy cover)
6. Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Gal?) (Sam Lanin and His Orchestra cover)
7. ?

Set 2

1. Put the World (Back Together)
2. Red Top (Gene Ammons and His Sextet cover)
3. ?
4. Pennies From Heaven (Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra cover)
5. Organ Grinder Blues (Clarence Williams cover)
6. ?
7. ?
8. ?

Cornbread Harris- Vocals, Piano
Steve Clarke- Saxophone, Clarinet
Benjamin Link- Trombone
?- Guitar
?- Bass
Bill Golden- Drums

The Hook & Ladder Theater is very proud to present a very special concert event celebrating the 97 year-old birthday of legendary twin-city performer, James Samuel ‘Cornbread’ Harris Sr., his band of Friends and some very special guests!

Pictures from the show:

Tapers notes: Always great seeing Cornbread, he's still going strong, sounding as good as ever. I would highly recommend anyone who hasn't seen him yet, make it a point to before it's too late. Not often you get to see a living legend at 97 still out there playing shows.

"Got a mind to ramble, got a mind to roam
I’m travelin’ light and I’m slow coming home"