New Breed Workin' - Blues With A Rhythm Various Artists (New Breed R&B)

£11.50

Genre:
Rhythm & Blues
Label:
Kent
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDKEND 443

This product is also available in these versions:
New Breed Workin': Blues With A Rhythm (MP3), MP3 (£7.99)

With a third of the tracks debuting here, this CD is aimed at R&B lovers looking for something new. We found a rich vein of New Orleans R&B in the AFO vaults. From that source we feature Nookie Boy’s 1962 release ‘I’ve Got A Feeling For You Baby’, Robbie Lee’s ‘Let Me Know’, which premiered on our “Gumbo Stew” CD series in the 90s, and Joan DuValle’s previously unissued ‘Lucky Girl’.

Chet “Poison” Ivey takes that Crescent City approach on ‘Now We Must Part’, a very scarce Gator 45. From the same Arock/Sylvia stable of New York come the nerve-tingling ‘Cruel World’ and a version of the Buddy Lucas-penned Drifters’ hit ‘Steamboat’, while previously unissued late 50s/early 60s blues busters by the little-known Pee Wee Foster, Cool Papa Jarvis and Big Charley & The Domans emanate from the world of Cleveland, Ohio indie blues labels. More master tape magic can be heard on Mary Johnson’s R&B dance classic ‘These Tears’, which comes with an added brass section and sax solo.

In addition to the Robbie Lee track, we have resurrected a couple of belters from earlier Ace CDs that may have been missed by New Breed fans. Lord Luther’s ‘Poor Boy’s Song’ is a great black pop number, as loved by the Popcorn scene. Of earlier vintage is Big Boy Groves & Little Margie’s ‘Yes It’s You’, another perfect track for retro-dancers.

Varetta & the Thomases, Bertha Tillman, Beatrice Lee, Billy Ray, Little Betty and the Music City Soul Brothers provide elusive 45 tracks that collector’s crave, as do Danny White with the super-groovy ‘The Twitch’, the sexy French intro of which has made it a hit in hip DJ circles around the world, and Ray Agee with a 1967 offering that features soulful traits rarely associated with the bluesman. The usually soul-oozing Ovations, on the other hand, go R&B for once with ‘What Did I Do Wrong’; tellingly, it stayed in the can until issued on CD.

Be the first kid on the block with these brand new, old sounds.

Ady Croasdell

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Track listing

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Side 1

  • 01 Preview The Twitch - Danny White

  • 02 Preview My Baby's Gone - Pee Wee Foster

  • 03 Preview Cruel World - "Roosevelt Powers"

  • 04 Preview I Can't Even Enjoy My Home - Big Charley & The Domans

  • 05 Preview You Never Know - B.B. King

  • 06 Preview (I Believe) Something Funny Is Going On - Bertha Tillman

  • 07 Preview Poor Boy's Song - Lord Luther

  • 08 Preview I've Got A Feeling For You Baby - Nookie Boy

  • 09 Preview Bossman - Deane Hawley

  • 10 Preview Keep A Hold On Him - Beatrice Lee

  • 11 Preview These Tears (Brass version) - Mary Johnson

  • 12 Preview Lucky Girl - Joan Duvalle

  • 13 Preview Steamboat - "Arthur Grant & The Red Shoes"

  • 14 Preview Workin' Man - Cool Papa Jarvis

  • 15 Preview Real Real Love - Ray Agee

  • 16 Preview What Did I Do Wrong - The Ovations feat Louis Williams

  • 17 Preview Let Me Know - Robbie Lee

  • 18 Preview Breaking Hearts - Varetta & The Thomases

  • 19 Preview Playboy - Billy Ray

  • 20 Preview Yes It's You - Big Boy Groves & Little Margie

  • 21 Preview Big John - Richard Berry

  • 22 Preview Looking For My Baby - The Music City Soul Brothers

  • 23 Preview Twistin' School - Little Betty

  • 24 Preview Now We Must Part - Chet "Poison" Ivey

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