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Around the World
Firehouse Five Plus Two
Around the World
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Firehouse Five Plus Two
Title: Around the World
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Good Time Jazz
Release Date: 4/15/1994
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Styles: Traditional Jazz & Ragtime, Dixieland
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 025218104425, 0090204110704, 090204085583, 025218104418

CD Reviews

It's all Dixie no matter where it's from!
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In the '50s, the Firehouse Five Plus Two did a series of "theme" albums: Goes to a Fire, Plays for Lovers, Goes South, etc. This one features songs about places all around the world. As is typical for the Firehouse Five, some of the tunes are traditional Dixieland: "Hindustan" and "Panama;" while others have probably never received the Dixieland treatment before or since: "When Irish Eyes are Smiling," "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii." But all are smartly presented and performed with enthusiasm and style. This is a fine example of the boys at their best."
Just nice
Emily Bronte | CA, USA | 07/15/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This album is instrumental, and, while they are very good musicians, the best part about FFPT is their wacky singing. For their best, get Firehouse Five Plus Two Crashes a Party. For fine instrumental, get something from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. This CD has decent remastering, clear sound, and a good selection of tunes. Almost a "4", but since we can't give halvies, I have to give this one a "3" rating."