Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot!
Frank Westphal and His Orchestra
Rivermont Records BSW-1158
She's a Mean Job / If You Knew / Those Longing For You Blues / Don't Bring Me Posies / State Street Blues / Choo Choo Blues / That Barkin' Dog (Woof Woof!) / You Tell 'Em Ivories / Coaxing the Piano / Stop Your Kidding / Greenwich Witch / Railroad Man / Bugle Call Rag / Wolverine Blues / Off Again On Again Blues / Two Time Dan / Dusting the Keys / Pianola / Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot! / All Wrong / I've Got a Song For Sale / Stack O' Lee Blues / Forgetful Blues / Home in Pasadena / That Lullaby Strain.
the early 1920s, much of the world had come to recognize that the center of
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Included on this CD are four piano solos featuring Westphal: two compositions by Zez Confrey (You Tell 'Em Ivories and Coaxing the Piano), a number by Ed Claypoole (Dusting the Keys) and an original work by Westphal (Pianola), all testimonies to his immense skill at the keyboard. The Confrey titles have been extensively recorded by others, but recordings of Dusting the Keys are quite rare and Westphal's recording of Pianola, a very clever and challenging novelty piano piece, may be the only one in existence.
78 RPM records owned by several collectors were transferred and digitally
re-mastered by producer
Available for $16.00 plus shipping from <www.rivermontrecords.com>.