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"Liebestraum" - Invaders Steel Orchestra(1959)

Vintage Invaders Steel Orchestra featuring pan legend Emmanuel "Cobo Jack" Riley.

From 1959, Franz Liszt's "Liebestraum".

Not the best quality, but still worth hearing.

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Comment by Anthony Corbin on June 13, 2016 at 5:54am

Great! A lot better than some of the crap you hear today

Comment by sweetreds on June 11, 2012 at 9:01pm

Aww this is a beautiful piece I love it...........we have to bring this song back in the band!

Comment by P Joseph on May 21, 2012 at 7:51pm

http://www.panonthenet.com/articles/pan_mag/antigua-pan1985.htm  Here is an article that mentions Art Jardine who competed in Antigua playing this tune years ago.  (50s or 60s).

Nice to hear classical tunes on pan!

Comment by terry on May 21, 2012 at 7:00pm

Thanks for posting this TREASURE...aged but priceless.

T:)

Comment by robert greenidge on May 21, 2012 at 6:25pm

This is so great to listen to one of the best in his form Love it,one of my Idol growing up playing the instrument

Comment by Tito Busquets on May 21, 2012 at 5:55pm

it worth hearing. Thanks again Glenroy

Comment by Steve "Carter" K. on May 21, 2012 at 5:47pm

Our Pan HEROES . Thanks .

Comment by paddy corea on May 21, 2012 at 3:20pm

Cobo Jack at his best and Zephrim on double second (I believe) doing the appegios. The first great jazzy improvisor on a tenor  Emmanuel  Riley (C.J)

Comment by Terry Vieira on May 21, 2012 at 12:25pm

Hi GRJ, thanks for that, it certainly brings back memories, those photos and the Album art are treasures. Has any thought been given about preserving this history? You would think that that would be a primary consideration of a National Pan association. In the meantime, I guess it is up to aficionados like you  and this site to be keepers of the flame. Many thanks, TerryV.

Comment by S. F. Thomas on May 21, 2012 at 11:20am

Thanks Glenroy. That was certainly well worth listening. It's a bad recording, but you don't have to listen too hard to pick up the easy virtuosity of Cobo Jack.

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