07 Frank Sinatra – Songs for Swinging Lovers!

We talk about another Sinatra classic, that shows the singer back on top .

06 Duke Ellington – Ellington at Newport ’56

We discuss Gonsalves’s famous “Wailing Interval” that goes on for 27 choruses, and some of us feel betrayed from this “live recording” .

05 Fats Domino – This Is Fats

Fats Domino teaches us the “Roll” in Rock N’ Roll and can’t remember the words to his most famous song .

04 Louis Prima – The Wildest!

We all fall in love with the endearing Louis Prima at his “wildest” .

03 The Louvin Brothers – Tragic Songs of Life

We agree that the Louvin Brothers have some very dark and disturbing songs as reflected by their own tragic lives .

02 Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley

We talk about the debut from, “The King of Rock”, culture appropriation, and secret implicit art .

001 Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours

In this premiere episode for 1001 album club we talk about if Frank Sinatra was just a beta cuck, drinking yourself to death, Rob walking around in a sad fedora and get off to an awkward start .