Published: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, p2007 Description: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (37 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.) ISBN/ISSN: 0738937975, 9780738937977, 9786311445884, Language: English
Program notes by Gerald Early, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Selections released by the Vee-Jay Record Company, Chicago, 1953-1966
High and lonesome Baby, it's you Goodnite sweetheart, Goodnite Ain't times hard You don't have to go Blue evening I wish you would At my front door Hurt my feelings Bad boy Somewhere to lay my head Hands off Fool's prayer Oop de oop I'll be forever loving you Ain't that lovin' you baby Fooling around slowly Up on the mountain Big town playboy Rock 'n roll mama Oh what a nite Disc 1.
Dimples Telephone is ringing Judgment day Uncloudy day For all we know Mother's son Pleasure's all mine Honest I do Farther along You can make it if you try It hurts me too Twist Rockin' good way Hattie Malatti Blues get off my shoulder For your precious love Pigtails and blue jeans I love you honey Leave you in the hands of the Lord Nobody but you Shombalor Crying for my baby Disc 2.
Mary don't you weep Steppin' out Just a little bit Baby what you want me to do Will you ever be mine Will the circle be unbroken Easy lovin' No shoes Oh baby He will break your heart Exodus Big boss man Raindrops Every beat of my heart Old ship of Zion Bright lights, big city Nite owl Duke of Earl Real gone mama Help me somebody Boom boom Disc 3.
I'm a woman Make it easy on yourself Sherry Rainbow Shakin' fit Spring Body surf You're no good I can see everybody's mother Shoop shoop song (it's in his kiss) Steal away Have I the right Let it be me Bring your lovin' Getting mighty crowded Walk around Heaven all day Tainted love Billy's bag Stay in my corner Oo wee baby, I love you Let's do it over I don't know what you've got but it's got me Disc 4.
(Jimmy Reed and His Trio) -- (the Spaniels) -- (the Spaniels) -- (Floyd Jones and Band) -- (Jimmy Reed and His Trio) -- (L.C. McKinley) -- (Billy Boy Arnold) -- (the El Dorados) -- (Morris Pejoe) -- (Eddie Taylor) -- (the Highway QC's) -- (Jay McShann's Orchestra, vocalist Pricilla Bowman) -- (the Five Echoes) -- (Earl Phillips) -- (the El Dorados with Al Smith's Orchestra) -- (Jimmy Reed) -- (Al Smith's Combo) -- (the Magnificents) -- (Eddie Taylor) -- (Camille Howard) -- (the Dells)
(John Lee Hooker) -- (Pee Wee Crayton) -- (Snooky Pryor) -- (the Staple Singers) -- (Sonny Til's Orioles) -- (the Delegates) -- (Billy Emerson) -- (Jimmy Reed) -- (the Harmonizing Four) -- (Gene Allison) -- (Elmore James) -- (Hank Ballard & the Midnighters) -- (Priscilla Bowman with the Spaniels) -- (Lee Diamond and the Upsetters) -- (Bobby Parker) -- (Jerry Butler & the Impressions) -- (Leonard Carbo) -- (John Lee Hooker) -- (the Original 5 Blind Boys of Mississippi) -- (Dee Clark) -- (Sheriff & the Ravels) -- (Harold Burrage)
(the Swan Silvertones) -- (Memphis Slim) -- (Rosco Gordon) -- (Jimmy Reed) -- (Donnie Elbert) -- (the Staple Singers) -- (Wade Flemons) -- (John Lee Hooker) -- (J.B. Lenoir) -- (Jerry Butler) -- (Eddie Harris) -- (Jimmy Reed) -- (Dee Clark) -- (the Pips with Gladys Knight) -- (the Sallie Martin Singers) -- (Jimmy Reed) -- (the Dukays) -- (Gene Chandler) -- (the Moonglows) -- (the "5" Royals) -- (John Lee Hooker)
(Christine Kittrell) -- (Jerry Butler) -- (the Four Seasons) -- (Gene Chandler) -- (the Pyramids) -- (Birdlegs & Pauline and Their Versality Birds) -- (Aki Aleong & the Nobels) -- (Betty Everett) -- (the Original Blind Boys of Alabama) -- (Betty Everett) -- (Jimmy Hughes) -- (the Honeycombs) -- (Jerry Butler & Betty Everett) -- (Hoyt Axton) -- (Betty Everett) -- (the Caravans) -- (Gloria Jones) -- (Billy Preston) -- (the Dells) -- (Fred Hughes) -- (Joe Simon) -- (Little Richard)