All The Way Live - 2003 Kansas City, KS Street Festival

 Eugene Smiley, Jr. & Sr. featuring Miss Marva Whitney

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This was the most exciting performance that we've had in a long time. It's been many years since Marva and Eugene Smiley performed together. The last time they performed together was in 1968, with Tutty Gatson and the Derbys, so this get together truly bought back warm memories for Marva and Eugene.

Eugene, Jr., who joins them on this venture was just a baby in 1969. So It’s a great pleasure for Eugene Sr. to have him playing the bass guitar for this presentation. Eugene Jr. also has a great voice which he illustrates on tracks 8 & 9. Hmmm, sounds a lot like his father! You know the old saying: “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Too Far From The Tree.” Marva is such a gracious soulful female vocalist. She puts all of her heart and energy in her performances. This was one of the best Shows of the year. We think you'll find it a real treat and a revisited collection!

 

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