Alex Chilton, lead singer for the Boxtops and Big Star made these recordings of jazz standards in the 1990s. Many he heard in the 1950s growing up in a house full of music on a street called Robin Hood Lane in Memphis, Tennessee. Included are many rare and previously unreleased songs from the Great American Songbook: "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying," "Time After Time," and "My Baby Just Cares For Me."
Alex Chilton, front man for The Boxtops and Big Star, was always known to surprise his fans with different directions he took over the years. Songs From Robin Hood Lane finds Chilton tackling a variety of numbers from the great American songbook. Many of the songs he learned from his father Sidney Chilton, a jazz trumpeter and pianist when Alex was a kid growing up in the Memphis suburbs in the 1950s. It features some of his most expressive singing from his time as a solo artist. This set includes previously un-released recordings and others that are quite rare. All have been out of print for some time. This is a great lazy Sunday afternoon record to listen to and curl up with someone you love.
Includes 4 previously un-released tracks/3 super rare tracks/all out of print.
Package includes never before seen family photos.
Chilton is accompanied on seven tracks by a jazz trio of acoustic bass, drums and piano.
Songs originally made popular by Chet Baker, Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Bobby Blue Bland and many from the Great American Songbook.
• Vinyl LP
1. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
2. My Baby Just Cares For Me
3. Save Your Love For Me
4. There Will Never Be Another You
5. Let's Get Lost
6. That Old Feeling
7. Like Someone In Love
8. Look For The Silver Lining
9. All Of You
10. Frame For The Blues
11. Time After Time
12. What Was