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Zoot Money's Big Roll Band - 1965 - It Should've Been Me
George Bruno Money, known as Zoot Money is a British vocalist, keyboardist and bandleader best known for his playing of the Hammond organ and association with his Big Roll Band. Inspired by Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles, he was drawn to rock and roll music and became a leading light in the vibrant music scene of Bournemouth and Soho during the 1960s. Money has been associated with Eric Burdon, Steve Marriott, Rocket 88, Snowy White, Mick Taylor, Spencer Davis, Geno Washington, Brian Joseph Friel, The Hard Travelers, Widowmaker and Alan Price. He is also known as a bit part and character actor. In 1961 Zoot Money formed the Big Roll Band, with himself as vocalist, Roger Collis on lead guitar, pianist Al Kirtley, bassist Mike "Monty" Montgomery and drummer Johnny Hammond. In 1962 drummer Pete Brookes replaced Hammond at the same time as bassist Johnny King and tenor sax player Kevin Drake joined the band. The Big Roll Band played soul, jazz and R&B, moving with musical trends as the now established R&B movement moved into the Swinging Sixties and became associated with the burgeoning "Soho scene". It Should've Been Me from 1965 is the debut album of the band.
01 - I'll Go Crazy 02 - Jump Back 03 - Alone Came John 04 - Back Door Blues 05 - It Should've Been Me 06 - Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller 07 - My Wife Can't Cook 08 - Rags And Old Iron 09 - Cat 10 - Feelin' Sad 11 - Bright Lights Big City 12 - Fina 13 - Uncle Willie 14 - Good 15 - Bring It Home To Me 16 - Please Stay 17 - You Know You'll Cry 18 - Something Is Worrying Me 19 - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow 20 - Big Time Operator 21 - Zoot's Sermon 22 - It Should've Been Me (Alternate Take)