CDs from Mephistopheles Records

These CDs can be purchased for $15.00 each plus $2.00 shipping ($5.00 overseas) from Mephistopheles Records, 16 Sunnyside Lane, Lincoln, MA 01773.
Several different payment options are available.

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please e-mail us, or call 781-259-9007.

The Swing Legacy CD “Even the Chickens Are Dancing”

  1. On Revival Day (Bessie Smith)
  2. They Can’t Take That Away from Me (George Gershwin)
  3. Evening (Count Basie)
  4. Fish for Supper
  5. Early Autumn (Johnny Mercer)
  6. Happy-Go-Lucky Local, aka Night Train (Duke Ellington)Boston swing dance
  7. Don’t Be That Way (Sampson, Goodman)
  8. S’Wonderful (George Gershwin)
  9. Sesame Street (Ernie & Bert)
  10. Topsy (Cozy Cole)
  11. Black Coffee
  12. The Little Goose
  13. Corner Pocket, aka Until I Met You (Count Basie)
  14. You Took Advantage of Me (Richard Rodgers)
  15. Kansas City Boogie Woogie (Count Basie)
  16. Keeping Out of Mischief Now (Fats Waller)

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The Swing Legacy CD “Dancing on a Blue Moon”

  1. Super Chief (Count Basie)Boston swing dancing
  2. Blue Moon (Rodgers & Hart)
  3. Lounging at the Waldorf (Fats Waller)
  4. Willow Weep for Me
  5. I’m Walking (Fats Domino)
  6. Sweet Daddy Spo-de-o
  7. Some Other Spring
  8. Queer Notions (Coleman Hawkins)
  9. Things Ain’t What They Used To Be (Ellington)
  10. Hoof It (Henry Francis)
  11. The Duke (Dave Brubeck)
  12. Taxi War Dance (Count Basie)
  13. Transblucency (Duke Ellington)
  14. Flying Home (Lionel Hampton)
  15. Azure (Duke Ellington)
  16. Undecided

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John Clark / Henry Francis Duo CD “Two for Tea”

  1. Riverboat Shuffle (Hoagy Carmichael)
  2. Willow Tree (Fats Waller)
  3. Tea for Two (Vincent Youmans)
  4. Blues Is Bad (Fats Waller)
  5. The Entertainer (Scott Joplin)Henry thins Francis and John Clark
  6. J. Fred Coots Medley:
    You Go to My Head
    Louisiana Fairy Tale
    Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  7. Beale Street Blues (W. C. Handy)
  8. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington)
  9. Panama
  10. The Mooche (Duke Ellington)
  11. Ja-Da
  12. Nuages (Django Reinhardt)
  13. Richard Rodgers Medley:
    Where or When
    You Are Too Beautiful
    Blue Room
  14. I’m Coming Virginia
  15. I’ll Always Be in Love with You

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CD of piano solos by Henry thins Francis
“Some Stride Piano Playing”

  1. Serenade for a Wealthy Widow (Reginald Foresythe)
  2. I Ain’t Got Nobody
  3. Prelude to a Kiss (Duke Ellington)
  4. Stompy Jones (Duke Ellington)Henry thins Francis, stride pianist
  5. Willow Tree (Fats Waller)
  6. Up Jumped You with Love (Fats Waller)
  7. Jitterbug Waltz (Fats Waller)
  8. Wild Cat Blues (Fats Waller, Clarence Williams)
  9. The Mooche (Duke Ellington)
  10. Lounging at the Waldorf (Fats Waller)
  11. Zonky (Fats Waller)
  12. Azure (Duke Ellington)
  13. I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket (Irving Berlin)
  14. Harlem Blues (W. C. Handy)
  15. You Took Advantage of Me (Richard Rodgers)
  16. Concerto for Cootie (Duke Ellington)
  17. The Pearls (Jelly Roll Morton)
  18. Black and Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington)
  19. Love Me or Leave Me
  20. Handful of Keys (Fats Waller)

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