Charlie Fowlkes

Charles Baker Fowlkes (February 16, 1916 – February 9, 1980) was an American baritone saxophonist who was a member of the Count Basie Orchestra for over twenty-five years.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1916 (Brooklyn), Died February 9th, 1980 (Dallas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone, flute

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 84885 7/20/1953 My kinda love Jackie Paris ; Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84886 7/20/1953 Time to go Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84887 7/20/1953 Opus one Jackie Paris ; Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84888 7/20/1953 The blues have got me Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 119508 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14618 8/16/1967 Goin' out of my head Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14619 8/16/1967 Hang on sloopy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14620 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14621 8/16/1967 Knock on wood Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14622 8/15/1967 Bright lights, big city Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14623 8/15/1967 Mercy, mercy, mercy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14624 8/15/1967 Don't let the sun catch you crying-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14625 8/15/1967 Ain't too proud to beg Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14626 8/17/1967 Let the good times roll Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14627 8/17/1967 Reach out, I'll be there Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14628 8/17/1967 In the heat of the night Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  
Decca L 14629 8/17/1967 Memphis, Tennessee Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, flute  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fowlkes, Charlie," accessed October 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203364.

Fowlkes, Charlie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203364.

"Fowlkes, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203364

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