Pure Dixieland (album)

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Pure Dixieland
HCjr Pure Dixieland.jpg
Studio album by Harry Connick Jr.
Released 1979
Recorded New Orleans: November 4, 11, 1978
Genre Piano, Dixieland
Length 28:41
Label SonyColumbia
Producer James Duggan
Harry Connick Jr. chronology
Dixieland Plus
(1977)Dixieland Plus1977
Pure Dixieland
Harry Connick Jr.
(1987)Harry Connick Jr.1987
Cover for the 1992 re-issue, Eleven
Cover for the 1992 re-issue, Eleven

Pure Dixieland is a mostly instrumental album of traditional New Orleans classics, from an ensemble of New Orleans jazz masters, including a young Harry Connick Jr at the age of eleven.

The album was originally released in 1979, titled Pure Dixieland. It was re-released in November 1992 as Eleven.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Q3/5 stars (3/93, p.85)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Maceo Pinkard, Kenneth Casey, Ben Bernie) – 4:39
  2. "Tin Roof Blues" (Walter Melrose, Leon Rappolo, Paul Mares, Ben Pollack, George Brunies, Mel Stitzel) – 2:55
  3. "Wolverine Blues" (Jelly Roll Morton, Benjamin Spikes, John Spikes) – 3:06
  4. "Jazz Me Blues" (Tom Delaney) – 3:04
  5. "Doctor Jazz" (Joe "King" Oliver, Melrose) – 3:27
  6. "Muskrat Ramble" (Ray Gilbert, Kid Ory) – 2:39
  7. "Lazy River" (Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin) – 2:48
  8. "Joe Avery's Piece" (Traditional) – 3:11
  9. "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" (Joe Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) – 2:46



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