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Cannonball Adderley

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Cannonball Adderley

Cannonball Adderley has been played over 20 times on NTS, first on 2 June 2013. Cannonball Adderley's music has been featured on 26 episodes.

Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley (September 15, 1928 – August 8, 1975) was a jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.

Adderley is remembered for his 1966 single "Mercy Mercy Mercy", a crossover hit on the pop charts, and for his work with trumpeter Miles Davis, including on the epochal album Kind of Blue (1959). He was the brother of jazz cornetist Nat Adderley, a longtime member of his band.

The name 'Canonball' is supposed to have originated…

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Behold
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick Holmes
Capitol Records1972
Behold
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick HolmesCapitol Records1972
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Eye Of The Cosmos
Cannonball Adderley
Capitol Records1971
Eye Of The Cosmos
Cannonball AdderleyCapitol Records1971
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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
"Cannonball" Adderley
Capitol Records1966
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
"Cannonball" AdderleyCapitol Records1966
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Fun In The Church
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick Holmes
Capitol Records1972
Fun In The Church
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick HolmesCapitol Records1972
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Love For Sale
Cannonball Adderley
Blue Note1958
Love For Sale
Cannonball AdderleyBlue Note1958
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Space Spiritual
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick Holmes
Capitol Records1972
Space Spiritual
Cannonball Adderley, The Nat Adderley Sextet, Rick HolmesCapitol Records1972
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Scorpio
Cannonball Adderley, Rick Holmes, The Nat Adderley Sextet
Capitol Records1972
Scorpio
Cannonball Adderley, Rick Holmes, The Nat Adderley SextetCapitol Records1972
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Pisces
Cannonball Adderley, Rick Holmes, The Nat Adderley Sextet
Capitol Records1972
Pisces
Cannonball Adderley, Rick Holmes, The Nat Adderley SextetCapitol Records1972
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Willow Weep For Me
Cannonball Adderley
Savoy Records1976
Willow Weep For Me
Cannonball AdderleySavoy Records1976
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River
Cannonball Adderley
Fantasy1975
River
Cannonball AdderleyFantasy1975
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