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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They also span the extremes of Parker’s emotional climate and physical resources, from the incoherent but impassioned soliloquy of Loveeman Man recorded when the exhausted and addicted saxophonist could barely stand, let alone play to the astonishing fertility and energy of classic performances like Ornithology, Moose The Mooche, and Yardbird Suite. Motown released a very successful soundtrack double-album of Ross’ recordings of Billie Holiday songs from the film, also titled Lady Sings the Blues and the album went to number one on the Billboard Hot Album Charts for two weeks in April Charlie Parker – Lover Man That night, Parker wandered around his cbarlie lobby naked, set fire to his mattress, was charlue and committed to the Camarillo State Mental hospital.

On Lover ManRoss Russell physically supported him.

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The Lover Man tune is featured at the beginning of this 25 minute video which goes on to the Roy Eldridge section and a vocal by Carol Stevens. A famous example of how much music Bird could pack into the most briefly-glimpsed of opportunities is his unaccompanied passage after the theme statement of A Night in Tunisia, a mesmerising fragment simply credited in the jazz annals as the Famous Alto Break.


The Great Innovators, says: We do not have any tags lovermxn Lover Man lyrics. 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 lovsrman all by himself. The liner notes for the album Charlie Parker on Dial Volume 1 say that he missed most of the first two bars of his first chorus on the track, Max Making Wax.

There is scarcely an optimistic line in the song until the semi-hopeful bridge, which ends with: As a substitute he was drinking more and his behaviour was becoming unpredictable and unreliable.

It goes like this:. His main instruments were a tenor saxophone and two obscure saxophones: Flight Of The Foo Birds. I begged Milt and told him I had to have strings behind me.

Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)

He continued to tour and record during the s and s until he and died in Why not add your own? Lyrics submitted by SongMeanings. During that time he also played with Illionis Jacquet and J. Order by newest oldest recommendations. What sadness lengthens Romeo’s hours? Cuarlie notes go on to say: 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’. Log in to add a tag. But in JulyParker’s heroin habit and chaotic lifestyle caught up with him.

The Montague and the Capulet families are sworn enemies. 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 paarker been cold.

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.


It is nor hand nor foot, nor arm nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O be some locerman name! His playing was generally rooted in soul jazz or hard bop, but Kirk’s knowledge of jazz history allowed him to draw on many elements of the music’s history, from ragtime to swing and free jazz. Topics Jazz 50 great moments in jazz. The Jazz Standards website quotes Thomas S.

Login with Google Error: I first came across the tune on a 78 rpm record by Sarah Vaughan.

His technique flawlessly adapted to the dazzling speed with which he could improvise fresh melody, change accents and rhythmic emphases from chorus to chorus, and hook together startling new lines from his voluminous mental library of phrases and themes. He re-recorded the tune in Here is a video of Lover Man featuring saxophonist Sonny Stitt. Kirk modified these instruments lovefman to accommodate his simultaneous playing technique. Billie contacted Milt Gabler with whom she had recorded Strange Fruitand who was now working for Decca.

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When Lover Man was published inthere was a dispute going on between the musicians’ union and the recording companies, and so the Billie Holiday recording was not actually made until Loveran in now to tell us what you think this song means.

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