MR. BIG FEET * CHARLIE BOP TRIO * CAPITOL 15940 * UK
This groovy Rockabilly track was recorded 3rd November 1958, and is Charles Johnston and vocalist Jimmy Kersey, it was originally issued on Capitol 4100; and that's all I know.
Charlie Bop Trio and Jimmy Kersey: curtosy of Janas Kersey.
Freddie Anderson is on the left. Charlie Johnston is in the middle (with the sax) and Jimmy Kersey is on the right.
He has said that he wrote songs, but his wife is not fond of that time in his life and he never expanded on
his recordings. I do know that after they recorded, the manager that they had passed away and they never advanced any further in their career. He also wrote another song that is called Tokyo Queen as well as Mr. Big Feet. Next month he will be 85 yrs old. I will see what else maybe his wife can tell me about this era in their life. There is supposedly other songs that they wrote as well. As I said Jimmy currently resides in Florida, where he was born. He was living in California when he was into the music faze of his life. His wife states that he is in the early stages of dementia now, but I have really seen no
sign of that personally when I speak with him. That is why I try to keep him telling about what he can remember and he finally figured out how to work the CD player and can listen to Mr Big Feet. That was a special part of his life and he refers to it fondly.
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