Chris Kenner

Chris Kenner - Land of 1000 Dances

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Land of 1000 Dances

Something You Got

Born 25th December 1929 – Kenner, LA

Died 25th January 1976 – New Orleans, LA.

Chris Kenner’s songs can be heard on the CD Charly CD 230 I LIKE IT LIKE THAT  (Produced by Allen Toussaint) 1961 (Joe Babashak’s Instant label).

Soul fans know Chris Kenner for releasing the original – LAND OF A 1000 DANCES – in the UK on Sue in 1964.

Chris Kenner

Something You Got  was  also a big soul hit in Manchester soul clubs.

These tracks are New Orleans R ‘n B classics. I Like It like That was Grammy-nominated. He co-wrote Sick and Tired with Fats Domino and had a small local hit with it in 1957 on Imperial although Fats Domino’s version was better!