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Let's Jump Tonight: Best of 1951-56

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(Sony) 26 tracks (70:46) including 7 previously unissued or alternate tracks. With 12 page booklet.
Rare US pressing - sealed stock copy (Bear Family Records)


Medium 1
Be Good Or Be Gone
Let's Jump Tonight
Can't You See
It's Too Late Baby
I Rule My House
My Baby's On My Mind
Loud Mouth Lucy
My Story
Wrong Lake To Catch A Fish
Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)
My Baby's Coming Home
Going To The River
I Feel So Bad
You're Still My Baby
What's Your Name
Keep A Knockin'
If I Had A Million
My Heart's Been Broke Again
I Don't Mind If I Do
Blow Freddy Jackson
If I Were You
Lawdy Miss Mary
Search My Heart
One More Break
Bless Her Heart
Charged With Cheating

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Before he donned his jeweled turban as "The King of the Stroll" and topped the charts with rock & roll hits like "C.C. Rider" and "It's Too Late," Chuck Willis was a bona fide R&B star and one heck of a songwriter to boot. Let's Jump Tonight contains Willis's essential R&B tracks from that period (1951-56), along with some exciting previously unissued tracks. Willis was a master vocalist who could swing effortlessly from heartrending ballads to rollicking jump blues. His plaintive singing and intuitive phrasing on songs like "My Story," "I Feel So Bad," and "You're Still My Baby" showcase a soulful jukebox balladeer in his prime. Willis delivers a stirring interpretation of Fats Domino's style on "Going to the River," and on wild tunes like "Rule My House" and "Blow Freddy Jackson" his full-throated shouting is every bit as powerful as the roof-raising sax solos he sets up. Thrilling music from a very influential R&B stylist. --Ken Hohman

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Be Good Or Be Gone
  2. Let's Jump Tonight
  3. Can't You See
  4. It's To Late Baby
  5. I Rule My House
  6. My Baby's Own Mind
  7. Loud Mouth Lucy
  8. My Story
  9. Wrong Lake To Catch A Fish
  10. Don't Decieve Me (Please Don't Go)
  11. My Baby's Coming Home
  12. Going To The River
  13. I Feel So Bad
  14. You're Still My Baby
  15. What's Your Name
  16. Keep A Knockin'
  17. If I Had A Million
  18. My Heart's Been Broke Again
  19. I Don't Mind If I Do
  20. Blow Freddy Jackson
  21. If I Were You
  22. Lawdy Miss Mary
  23. Search My Heart
  24. One More Break
  25. Bless Her Heart
  26. Charged With Cheating


Product details

  • Audio CD (August 9, 1994)
  • Original Release Date: 1994
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Sony
  • ASIN: B00000293C
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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