Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Lover Man – Charlie Parker on AllMusic – Juliet could still justifiably have come out with the Lover Man song, it would have .. The liner notes for the album Charlie Parker on Dial Volume 1 say that he. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Lover Man on Discogs.

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Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)

When he finally did come in, he swayed wildly and once spun all the way around, away from his microphone. Why not add your own?

I’ve heard it said That the thrill of romance Can be like a heavenly dream I go to bed with a prayer That you’ll make love to me Strange as it seems Someday we’ll meet And you’ll dry all my tears Then whisper sweet Little things in my ear Hugging and a-kissing Oh, what I’ve been missing Lover man, oh, where can you be?

His main instruments were a tenor saxophone and two obscure saxophones: It was one of the better efforts from the early ’50s to make a sort of recreation of an afterhours jam on 52nd Street, at least that is my take on it.

Kirk modified these instruments himself to accommodate his simultaneous playing technique. It is nor hand nor foot, nor arm nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. Juliet could still justifiably have come out with the Lover Man song, it would have fitted quite well as a segue, although in fair Verona, the night would probably not have been cold.


Visit us on Facebook. What sadness lengthens Romeo’s hours? Lover Man is found on the album Bird: Lyrics submitted by SongMeanings. Parker was surrounded by inventive musicians in this period, but he sometimes sounded as if he could deliver an entire sermon on the possibilities of the new bebop form all by himself. On Lover ManRoss Russell physically supported him.

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Heard and he also played on Benny Goodman’s lovermxn of the Soviet Union. As a substitute he was drinking more and his behaviour was becoming unpredictable and unreliable. Loverman I don’t know why but I’m feeling so sad I long to try something I never had Never had no kissin’ Oh, what I’ve been missin’ Lover man, oh, where can you be?

But if Parker’s playing doesn’t have its usual fluency and uncanny symmetry, its unsteadiness and fragility express different truths — the great composer Charles Mingus thought this performance was magnificent, for all its flaws. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 parksr All. On the album Verona interprets several Shakespearean scenes and lyrics including this one from Romeo and Juliet.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Here’s the master take of Ornithology, with a year-old Davis on trumpet. Juliet, standing on the balcony in the moonlight; Romeo hiding below in the bushes; Juliet tearing her heart out, cries: When he emerged — clean — after six months, he recorded the track Relaxin’ at Camarillo in ironic reference to the experience. The poignancy of Lover Man cannot get much more real than the Charlie Parker Dial recording ofconsidered by many to be parekr of his most passionate recordings.

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During that time he also played with Illionis Jacquet and J. To me, she also captures the heartache, but on this recording on the Guild parkef she has a stellar backing band that included Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.

The Jazz Charli website quotes Thomas S. Billie contacted Milt Gabler with whom she had recorded Strange Fruitand who was now working for Decca. The Original Recordings of Charlie Parker.

Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) – Wikipedia

Billie says that she went to him with Lover Man ccharlie Apparently, Charles Mingus considered this version of Lover Man to be among Parker’s greatest recordings, despite its flaws, but Charlie hated the recording and apparently never forgave Ross Russell for releasing it. As you can imagine, this beautiful tune has been recorded many times and we could fill your next few days with versions.

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