Swanee River Rock (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River)
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7 October 1957.
Single (A): Atlantic 1154, August 1957 b/w I Want A Little Girl.
Compilation (studio and Newport versions): Pure Genius, Atlantic/WEA, 20 September 2005.
Recorded on 28 May 1957 in New York with Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper – tp; David Newman – as, ts; Emmett Dennis – bs; William Peeples – d; Edgar Willis – b. Mary Ann Fisher, The Cookies – background vocals.
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Amsterdam News, Nov. ’57.
The song was also recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958. It was not included in the eponymous live album, but – in an edited form – was added to the Yes Indeed elpee.
According to concert souvenir booklets from the late Sixties, this number was also part of the live repertoire at that time, but no recordings with the band from this period have surfaced.
Studio 1957 / Newport 1958 (edited):