The Mary Parry Trio

Mary Tony Joe

The Mary Parry Trio is Mary (vocals) and Tony Parry (guitar and vocals) and Joe Gillespie, on guitar, dobro and whatever else is necessary.

St James Infirmary

Considered by many to be an American blues song, 'St James Infirmary' is based upon an 18 Century English folk song.

San Francisco Bay Blues

San Francisco Bay Blues in jug band style.

Trouble in Mind

Tony and Joe play 'Trouble in Mind'.

The Lonesome Road

‘The Lonesome Road’ was written in 1929, the melody by Nathaniel Shilkret and the lyrics by Gene Austin, in the style of an African-American folk song.

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

The Mary Parry Trio version of the Bob Dylan song from his 'John Wesley Hardin album.

Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair

"Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair" is a late-1920s blues song Written by composer George Brooks and made famous by Bessie Smith.

There Ain't No Sweet Man

First recording and release by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra in February 8, 1928 featuring Bing Crosby and and the legendary cornetist, Bix Beiderbecke.

Key To The Highway

A blues standard credited to Charles Segar and Big Bill Broonzy and first recorded in 1941. In 1958, Little Walter (Jacobs) recorded a Chicago Blues version.

Bring It On Home to Me

Written and Released in 1962 by American Soul singer Sam Cooke and by The Animals in 1965.

My Melancholy Baby

'My Melancholy Baby' is a jazz standard written and first recorded in 1912.

What Are You Doing for New Year?

'What Are You Doing for New Year' is a song by Mary Margaret O'Hara.

Evenin'

The first recording of 'Evenin' was by Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra in 1933.

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood' is a song written by Bennie Benjamin, Horace Ott and Sol Marcus for the singer and pianist Nina Simone, who recorded its first version in 1964.

Need Your Love So Bad

'Need Your Love So Bad', was written and first recorded by Little Willie John in 1955 and later in 1968 by Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac.

How Long Blues

Written and recorded by Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell in the early 1930s.

Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor

Unknown composer, late 1800s. First known recording by Mississippi John Hurt and then by Doc Watson.

I'm Beginning to See the Light

Written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James and published in 1944. Sung by Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots.

Love Hurts

From the 1960 album 'A Date with The Everly Brothers' and later, a hit for Roy Orbison.

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Written by Duke Ellington.

Louis Collins

Originally written and recordend by Mississippi John Hurt.

Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me

Made famous by the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald.

Train Going Nowhere

We've given this funky soul number by The Holmes Brothers the jazz/blues treatment.

Frenchmen Street Blues

Blues in the New Orleans style written and recorded by Jon Cleary.

Careless Love

Bessie Smith's jazz/blues standard from 1925 with Mary in fine voice.

How's The World Treating You

For this lovely song, recorded by Alison Krauss and James Taylor (and many others), Mary and Tony sing and Joe is playing lap steel.

Wayfaring Stranger

The classic folk song with Mary singing, Tony Parry on rhythm guitar and Joe on dobro.

Sail Away

A Randy Newman song with Tony and Mary singing harmony.

Summertime

An aria from the opera 'Porgy and Bess', 'Summertime' is a lullaby but has now become a jazz classic.

Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out

Bessie Smith made this Jimmy Cox song from 1923 into an all time favourite. It has been covered many times since.

Never Be The Sun

Written by Donagh Long, this song was popularised by Dolores Keane.

Sweet Dreams (of You)

Written by Don Gibson it was first recorded by Faron Young but made famous (posthumously) by Patsy Cline who recorded it in 1963 shortly before her fatal plane crash.

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Surely, one of the most classic American songs ever written, by Hank Williams in 1949.

Sing To Me

Originally recorded my American trio "Red Molly".

Blue Bayou

Written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and was an international hit in 1963.

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