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Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd (December 19, 1918 – January 30, 1980), better known as Professor Longhair or "Fess" for short, was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. He was active in two distinct periods, first in the heyday of early rhythm and blues and later in the resurgence of interest in traditional jazz after the founding of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 1970. His piano style has been described as "instantly recognizable, combining rumba, mambo, and calypso.

Professor Longhair AKA Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd (December 19, 1918 – January 30, 1980) was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. He was active in two distinct periods, first in the heyday of early rhythm and blues and later on during the resurgence of interest in traditional jazz surrounding the beginnings of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Track listings for the various formats are as follows: CD, DIGITAL.

Live In London ‎(CD, Comp, RM). Orbis. BLU NC 064. UK. 1996. The Complete London Concert ‎(CD, Album, RE). JSP Records. The London Concert ‎(CD, Album, RE).

Professor Longhair a/k/a Henry Roeland Roy Byrd (December 19, 1918 – January 30, 1980) was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. Professor Longhair’s influence was crucial to many of his fellow New Orleans musical legends, such as Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and Dr. John, all of whom were touched by his rumba, mambo, and calypso piano based blues sound. From Beatles Blog, February 23, 2019

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Professor Longhair had only one national commercial hit, "Bald Head", in 1950, under the name Roy Byrd and His Blues Jumpers. He lacked crossover appeal among white and wide audiences. Yet, he is regarded (and was acknowledged) as being a musician who was highly influential for other prominent  .

The live album by New Orleans blues giant Professor Longhair that was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney and Wings’ Venus and Mars will be reissued on 5 April.

Biography by Bill Dahl. Toweringly influential New Orleans pianist, vocalist, songwriter, and vital bridge between jazz, rock & roll, and R&B. Live on the Queen Mary. Fess: The Professor Lo. ee Full Discography.

Tracklist

1 Mess Around 4:24
2 Hey Now Baby 4:06
3 Whole Lot Of Loving 2:45
4 Go To The Mardi Gras 2:50
5 Bald Head 3:10
6 Tipitina 3:54
7 Big Chief 3:27
8 Every Day I Have The Blues 3:59
9 Hey Little Girl 3:20
10 Lovely Lady 2:52
11 Medley: She Walked Right In / Shake Rattle & Roll / Sick & Tired 3:24
12 Rockin' Pneumonia 1:16
13 Rockin' With Fess 2:44
14 P.L. Boogie 2:52

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Orbis Publishing Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Orbis Publishing Ltd.
  • Made By – CD Systems – 03567

Credits

  • Drums, Congas – Alfred Roberts
  • Vocals, Piano – Professor Longhair

Notes

Issue 64 of the german version of "The Blues Collection".
Made in the EU.
℗ & © Orbis Publishing Ltd. 1997.
An original JSP recording.
Recorded at New London Theatre, Drury Lane, London.
26 March 1978.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: BLUNC064
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Other (SPARS Code): ADD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JSP 1025 Professor Longhair The London Concert ‎(LP) JSP Records JSP 1025 UK 1981
BLU NM 064 Professor Longhair Live In London ‎(Cass, RM) Orbis BLU NM 064 UK 1996
JSP 1025 Professor Longhair The London Concert ‎(LP) JSP Records JSP 1025 UK 1981
BLU NC 064 Professor Longhair Live In London ‎(CD, Comp, RM) Orbis BLU NC 064 UK 1996
JSPCD202 Professor Longhair The Complete London Concert ‎(CD, Album, RE) JSP Records JSPCD202 UK Unknown



Professor Longhair - Live In London album
Piano Blues
Performer: Professor Longhair
Title: Live In London
Category: Blues
Country: UK
Released: 1997
Rating: 4.7/5
Votes: 472
Other Formats: WAV AAC DMF MP1 MP2 MOD VOC