CLOUDBURST

Latest update on 23/02/2010

Artist: Claude Cloud & his Thunderclaps
Author: Leroy Kirkland/Jimmy Harris
Label: MGM
Year: 1955

Alias of the Leroy Kirkland Orchestra on 10" Let's Get Cat-Static featuring Sam 'The Man' Taylor prominently. Plenty of Shave And A Haircut, Two Bits. Leroy also cowrote Something's Got A Hold On Me, Stop The Wedding and Mumbles Blues (see there).

Covers:

1955:

Jon Hendricks & The Dave Lambert Singers [B-side of Four Brothers; first collaboration Hendricks-Lambert]

1955:

Don Lang [hit UK; the session trombone player on The Beatles' White Album]

1959:

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross [on lp The Hottest New Group in Jazz]

1972:

Barry Manilow [on debut]

1973:

Pointer Sisters [on debut album]

1996:

Porky Cohen [with Roomful Of Blues]

1997:

Kevin Mahogany

Most covers have vocals; lyrics by Jon Hendricks.

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