Garlow Clarence Bon Ton- Bon Ton Roule
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This is the first ever cd release of Garlows' 50's sides for a variety of small labels. Clarence was a major influence in the east Texas/ West Louisiana music scene of the late 40's with stints with Clifton Chenier as well as hosting one of the regions first R&B radio shows "The Bon Ton Show " out of Beaumont Texas. Garlows guitar playing was a crude approximation of the sophisticated styles of T-Bone Walker & Gatemouth Brown, but his songs retained a unique South Louisiana flavor that Gate & T-Bone never touched. Garlow's recording of "Bon Ton Roulet" has been covered by countless artists since it's first release in 1949 and is associated with the afro-cuban sounds of New Orleans, even though it originated in Beaumont Texas. 24 tracks of vintage R&B by a forgotten player from the gulf coast........................... 1.Bon Ton Roula 2. In A Boogie Mood 3. She's So Fine 4. Blues As You Like It 5. Jumpin' For Joy 6. New Bon Ton Roola 7.I Called You Up Daddy 8. I'm Just A Cry Cry Baby 9.Sound The Bell 10.Carry On 11.Foggy Blues 12.I'll Never Hold It Against You 13.Come Baby Come 14.Cry Cry Baby 15.New Bon Ton Roulay (6.Hey Bon Ton Roulay 17.Dreaming 18.I'm Hurt 19.You Got Me Crying 20.Nothing To Talk About 21.Sound The Bell 22.No No Baby 23.Crawfishin' 24.Route 90

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