Joe Albany
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Can't We Be Friends
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When Lights Are Low
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You Don't Know What Love Is
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Yardbird Suite
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Like Someone In Love

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Looking at pianist Joe Albany's life in hindsight, it is miraculous that he lived to almost reach 64. Serious problems with drugs and alcohol resulted in a series of harrowing incidents and his domestic life would never be described as tranquil (his second wife committed suicide while his third almost died from a drug overdose). Albany's life was so erratic that he only recorded once during 1947-1971. However, Joe Albany's real importance is as one of the early bop pianists. Aft... Read more

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