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Latest update on 04/06/2019

Artist: Mongo Santamaria
Author: Rodgers Grant/Pat Patrick
Label: Battle
Year: 1963

Instrumental on lp Watermelon Man. Single with no real lyrics, just a few shouts. Rodgers Grant played piano and Pat Patrick trumpet and flute in Santamaria's band.

Covers:

1963:

Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan [first vocal version with lyrics by Jon Hendricks, recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival with Coleman Hawkins and Clark Terry]

1964:

Skatalites [as President Kennedy]

1965:

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames [n°1 UK, top 30 US]

1966:

Claude François [as Alors salut]

1985:

Matt Bianco

1991:

Georgie Fame [with author Jon Hendricks on GoJazz cd Cool Cat Blues]

1997:

Tom, Dick & Harry

2001:

They Might Be Giants

Georgie Fame owed his whole style to Jon Hendricks. More instrumentals Jon Hendricks wrote lyrics for: Doodlin, Centerpiece, Jumpin' At The Woodside and Moanin'.

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