A sorely underappreciated veteran of the brand new Orleans R&B picture, singer/songwriter/maker/pianist Eddie Bo evolved into among the city’s foremost funk players through the past due ’60s and early ’70s, although he never really had a country wide hit commensurate along with his music standing. Given birth to Edwin Joseph Bocage on Sept 20, 1930, Bo grew up within the Algiers and Ninth Ward parts of New Orleans by way of a musical family members; uncles Peter and Charles and cousin Henry all performed in post-WWI jazz orchestras (including A.J. Piron’s), and his mom was a pianist within the Teacher Longhair design. Bo served within the Military after senior high school, and came back to New Orleans to review in the Grunewald College of Music, where he found out bebop pianists like Artwork Tatum and Oscar Peterson. He began experimenting the jam-heavy New Orleans jazz picture, but soon found that R&B was popular and available, not forgetting better-paying. He became a member of the house music group at Membership Tijuana beneath the name Spider Bocage, and afterwards produced the Spider Bocage Orchestra, a specialist backing music group that backed many prominent blues and R&B performers of your day, including Ruth Dark brown, Earl Ruler, Lloyd Cost, Big Joe Turner, Smiley Lewis, and Electric guitar Slim. Bo trim his first record in 1955 for the Ace label, and would continue to release even more singles than every other New Orleans musician save Extra fat Domino. One of is own singles for Apollo, the neighborhood strike “I’m Smart,” was afterwards adapted by Small Richard in to the strike “Slippin’ and Slidin’.” Furthermore to those brands, Bo also documented several singles for Chess and Checker, but do nearly all his ’50s work with the tiny New Orleans label Ric, credit scoring regional strikes like “Every Pet dog Has Its Time” and “Inform It ENJOY IT Is certainly”; his “My Dearest Darling” was also protected for popular by Etta Adam. In 1961, the dance-craze melody “Verify Mr. Popeye” became the closest issue to a nationwide strike he’d acquired yet, offering well in the South and Northeast; nevertheless, competing variations by Chubby Checker and Huey “Piano” Smith reduced its chart functionality. During this time period, Bo also created records by many local performers; his credits consist of use Irma Thomas, Chris Kenner, and Johnny Adams, amongst others. New Orleans R&B had taken a industrial downturn through the ’60s, and Bo was generally relegated to reducing records for an extended string of little local labels, the majority of which weren’t distributed nationally. Because the ’60s wore on, Bo’s piano design not merely got funkier, but cut back increasingly more of his jazz teaching, creating a unique audio that helped place the groundwork for New Orleans’ personal make of funk (alongside artists just like the Meters and Willie Tee). His biggest strike, “Hook and Sling, Pts. 1 & 2,” was documented for Scram and reached the very best 40 around the R&B graphs in 1969. By this time around, nevertheless, Bo was sick and tired of coming to the music industry’s mercy for his livelihood; he consequently formed his personal Bo-Sound label and in 1971 obtained another strike with “Examine Your Bucket.” Additional early-’70s edges for Bo-Sound, such as for example “Move the Hatchet,” cemented Bo’s long term standing like a dropped funk treasure. Bo worked well in music just sporadically following the early ’70s, rather establishing his own restoration business, although he do record two self-produced albums, Another Part of Eddie Bo watching for the Arriving, in the past due ’70s. He documented using the Dirty Dozen Brass Music group during the past due ’80s, when he also toured European countries. Within the ’90s, Bo resurrected his Bo-Sound label and released some albums that included Eddie Bo and Close friends, BACKUP This Teach, and Nine Back yards of Funk. In 1999, he was presented within the PBS documentary River of Track. He continuing to tour internationally, and in addition gigged regularly in his hometown, frequently at Tipitina’s.
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|The Paperboy||2012||performer: "Lucky in Love" / writer: "Lucky in Love"|
|Treme||TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010|
|Beautiful Darling||2010||Documentary writer: "My Dearest Darling"|
|Yours, Mine & Ours||2005||writer: "Slippin' and Slidin' Itaal Shur Remix" - as Edwin Bocage|
|Festival Express||2003||Documentary writer: "Slippin' & Slidin'" - as E. Bocage|
|Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story||1999||TV Movie writer: "Slippin' And Slidin'"|
|Soul in the Hole||1997||Documentary performer: "Hook'n Sling" / writer: "Hook'n Sling" - as E. Bo|
|Casino||1995||writer: "Slippin' and Slidin'" - as Edwin Bocage|
|Heavy||1995||writer: "Who Shot The La La" - as Bocage|
|The Delinquents||1989||writer: "Slippin' and Slidin"|
|Mask||1985||writer: "Slippin' 'n' Slidin'" - as J. Bocage|
|Where the Boys Are||1984||writer: "Slippin' & Sliddin'" - as Edwin J. Bocage|
|Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style||1983||Video documentary writer: "Slippin' & Slidin'" - uncredited|
|In Concert||1975||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Hollywood a Go Go||1965||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Shindig!||1965||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Salute to Sir Lew - The Master Showman||1975||TV Movie documentary co-composer - as Edwin J. Bocage|
|New Orleans Music in Exile||2006||Documentary||Himself|
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