Trouble In Mind/Party Time King Curtis

£11.50

Availablity:
World excluding USA & Canada
Genre:
Instrumentals
Label:
Ace Records
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDCHD 545

Born Curtis Ousley in 1934 in Fort Worth, Texas, King Curtis went on to become one of the great popular saxophonists in black music. He also appeared on countless recordings with everyone from Buddy Holly to The Coasters and he scored a No 1 US R&B hit with Soul Twist. Throughout the 60s he established a career with such hits as Soul Serenade and Memphis Soul Stew. However, in spite of the soul-drenched instrumentals that became his trademark, King Curtis still had a great love of jazz and he made several albums, very much in a Gene Ammons mould, in the early 60s. Trouble In Mind and It's Party Time With were two of them. Trouble In Mind was originally released as TRU-15001 in 1961 while It's Party Time With King Curtis came out as TRU-15008 the following year. Both capture the saxophonist blowing in a fairly straight-ahead mainstream jazz manner, but as always with his blues and gospel roots showing through, and a nod towards the latest dance crazes (at the time both the Hully Gully and The Twist). Sadly, in 1971, King Curtis died, stabbed to death outside his West 86th Street, New York apartment.

Track listing

Side 1

Delivery & Returns

We offer free P&P to UK addresses. For all other territories packaging is free and postage is charged on a weight basis.

We use Royal Mail First Class for UK deliveries and standard Air Mail for all other territories, very large orders will usually be sent via parcelforce. You may cancel your order at any time prior to your order being dispatched by emailing us at orders@acerecords.com ensuring that you quote your name, address and order reference number or by telephoning +44 (0) 208 453 1311 between 9am and 5pm GMT/BST, Monday to Friday. Please note: As music downloads are dispatched immediately after purchase, there is no possibility of cancelling these orders.

In the event that any products supplied to you by us are damaged or defective, we agree to replace or repair the damaged or defective products or refund the amount you paid for such goods (including postage & packaging) providing you notify us (either via post at or e-mail: orders@acerecords.com ) and return the goods within 28 days of purchase. Physical goods should be sent back to us in the same condition you received them to: “Returns” Bus Stop Mail Order Ltd, 42-50 Steele Road, London, NW10 7AS. Music downloads should be returned to us via the e-mail address above including a copy of your notification.

You have the right to cancel your order within seven days of purchase, or seven days of receipt of the goods (whichever is the longer). If you choose to cancel your order, full payment will be returned to you. Returned items should be sent to: “Returns” c/o Bus Stop Mail Order Ltd, 42-50 Steele Road, London, NW10 7AS. Music downloads should be returned to us via the email address: orders@acerecords.com including a copy of your notice of cancellation and order number.

Customer reviews

comments powered by Disqus

Related products

Customers who bought this item also bought

© Ace records 2012