Land of 1000 Dances
Born 25th December 1929 – Kenner, LA
Died 25th January 1976 – New Orleans, LA.
Chris Kenner’s songs can be heard on the CD Charly CD 230 I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (Produced by Allen Toussaint) 1961 (Joe Babashak’s Instant label).
Soul fans know Chris Kenner for releasing the original – LAND OF A 1000 DANCES – in the UK on Sue in 1964.
Something You Got was also a big soul hit in Manchester soul clubs.
These tracks are New Orleans R ‘n B classics. I Like It like That was Grammy-nominated. He co-wrote Sick and Tired with Fats Domino and had a small local with it in 1957 on Imperial although Fats Domino’s version was better!