Roland Kirk ‎– Triple Threat

King Records (3) ‎– 539
Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono

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A1 Roland's Theme
Written-By – Roland Kirk
A2 Slow Groove
Written-By – Roland Kirk
A3 Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All The Time)
Written-By – Arlen*, Koehler*
B1 The Nearness Of You
Written-By – Carmichael*, Washington*
B2 A La Carte
Written-By – Roland Kirk
B3 Easy Living
Written-By – Robin*, Rainger*
B4 Triple Threat
Written-By – Roland Kirk

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Recorded November 9, 1956 in New York City.

The debut album by jazz multi-instrumentalist Roland Kirk, originally released on King [this submission], re-released in US in 1976 on Bethlehem Records as Rahsaan Roland Kirk* - Early Roots and in UK on Affinity. The original album received limited distribution and only became widely known after the Bethlehem Records re-issue, a few years prior to Kirk's death.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side): K12-79
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side): K12-80
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 16) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
R2 76688 (Rahsaan) Roland Kirk* Early Roots(CD, Album, RE, RM) Avenue Jazz R2 76688 US 2001 Sell This Version
CDSOL-6007 Roland Kirk Third Dimension(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Solid Records (6) CDSOL-6007 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
VICJ-61492 Roland Kirk Third Dimension(CD, Album, Mono, RE, RM, Pap) Bethlehem Records VICJ-61492 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
BTM 6824 Rahsaan Roland Kirk* Rahsaan Roland Kirk(LP, Album, RE) Bethlehem Records BTM 6824 France 1982 Sell This Version
AFF 121 Roland Kirk Early Roots(LP, RE) Affinity AFF 121 UK 1984 Sell This Version