“Smokey’s” – Chandler Travis with John Clark, Ken Field, and Rikki Bates Shot at Babyland, May 22, 2020 by Bob Berger and Tony Pasquale (not to mention Ginger!) Smokey’s is our favorite beachside bar in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, and we
Bringing you a new song every week (or so…)
Often the song will be a recently recorded live, home demo, studio track or video from Chandler & Co; or it could be something from our archives, culled from our discography or from the live vault; other times it will be music by friends or musicians that we just plain dig and want to share with you; and occasionally it will be a fan video or some bizarre YouTube video that uses our music as a soundtrack.
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“Get Your Enjoys” – Channy, John, & John. Shot at Babyland, May 16, 2020 by Belinda One of the greatest records b introduced me to is “Get Your Enjoys” by Eunice Davis – it’s just magical. Been trying to get
“Still Kickin’” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded by Chris Blood at Trout Towers, 2004-ish – May, 2020, mixed by Rikki Bates This one, like “Grand Rt. St. John” from “Waving Kissyhead“, was written with my New Orleans family very
BEATLEFEST!!! – “In My Life” and “All My Lovin’” by the Chandler Travis Three-O; “No Reply” by Steve Shook (with Joey Spampinato on bass, Rikki Bates on drums, Keith Spring on keys, and Chandler Travis on bg vox, recorded by
“That’s the Way Uh-huh Uh-huh Bob Likes It” – Travis & Shook, recorded live at the Roxy, Hollywood, CA., late seventies (love to know the dates, if anyone out there has a clue!) From “Memoirs of an Opening Act” available
“Settling For Less“- the Chandler Travis Three-O or Philharmonette or something. Shot in Harwich, MA., mostly by Belinda (opening drone shot by Bob Berger), May 3, 2020. The official recorded version is available on the Chandler Travis Three–O CD, “Backward Crooked From
“She’s Still All I’ve Got” – Travis & Shook, sometime in the seventies, probably recorded at Mt. Cod; from the upcoming album, “Memoirs Of an Opening Act.” One of my most genius friends is Steve Shook (aka Irving Smeckman, Dirty
“Up To Your Neck“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic Mostly recorded by Chris Blood at Trout Towers, possibly March, 2008; mixed by Rikki Bates. Other participants include Mark Chenevert on sax, Rikki Bates on drums, John Styklunas on string bass, Dinty
“Where’s My Horse” & “Ou Est La Biblioteque”– Chandler Travis with John Clark at What’s Cookin’, London, UK, Jan. 22, 2020; shot by Belinda John and I had a ball traipsing around in England last January, so much so that
“Winter’s Over“, “Can Can“, “Honeydripper” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at a Helliwell Spring Fling (apparently), Harwichport, May 1, 2001, probably recorded by Fred Boak. Running into some odd scraps lately while rummaging through the archives, looking for other things,