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Great JJ Jackson

CD (Item 493058) Warner/Collectors Choice, 1966 — Condition: New Copy
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A killer album by the justly described Great JJ Jackson – and one that's been a darn tough one to find over the years! The leadoff cut is JJ's amazing single "But It's Alright", a slammin' soul track that always stops us dead whenever we hear it – which isn't often enough! The rest of the material is excellent too, and there are lots of nice tracks like "I Dig Girls", "Courage Ain't Strength", "Too Late", "Try Me", "Down But Not Out", Sho Nuff (Got A Good Thing Going", and "Four Walls". He's equally adept at uptempo soul and more ballad inflected tunes – great stuff all the way! The Collectors Choice CD version includes 8 bonus tracks, effectively encapsulating his Warner recordings of the mid 60s! Bonus tracks include "You've Got Me Dizzy", "Come See Me (I'm Your Man)", "Give Me Back To Love", "Ain't Too Proud To Beg", "Love Is A Hurting Thing", "Boogaloo Baby" and more. 20 tracks in all.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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