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Recorded on the Goldenrod Showboat 1982
by Premier Studios, St. Louis, MO

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Beale Street Blues
New Orleans Stomp
Oriental Strut
Nobody's Blues But Mine
Strut Miss Lizzie
Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot
Georgia Swing
Salty Dog
Over in the Gloryland
Friendless Blues
From Monday On
I'll Be a Friend with Pleasure
Jelly Bean Blues
Sweet Man
Panama
Bay City

The Original Salty Dogs Jazz Band
LIVE! On The Goldenrod Showboat


Fans of the Original Salty Dogs Jazz Band will find this recording unique compared with previously issued material. This is the bandís first album using two cornets in the front line Ė Lew Green and Ernie Carson. It was recorded live in the theater of the Goldenrod showboat during the St. Louis Ragtime Festival in June 1982.
The Goldenrod, Americaís oldest showboat produced theater and musical performances and was the site of the St. Louis Ragtime Festival from itís beginning on the St. Louis Levee to the final days in St. Charles. The Salty Dogs was the headliner band for over 30 years, and performed with some of the greatest traditional jazz bands and ragtime performers in America including Turk Murphy, The Jim Cullum Band, Eubie Blake, Max Morath, South Frisco Jazz Band, Tom Shea, and the St. Louis Ragtimers. This recording illustrates just how hot and loose sessions on the Goldenrod could be