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✨✧ VariousMercury Records – The New Orleans Sessions – 1950 &1953 ... CD
Mercury/Bear Family (Germany), 1950/1953. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A great lost chapter in the history of New Orleans R&B – material recorded by Mercury Records down in Louisiana in the early 50s – all beautifully brought together here in a lavishly overstuffed package! Mercury was located in Chicago, and cut most of their famous early work in the Windy City – but in the years 1950 and 1953, they made some key trips down to New Orleans – and recorded some great work that's still relatively unknown all these years later! The Mercury work from New Orleans isn't nearly as strictly codified as that of labels like Imperial or Atlantic – and there's a nice variety of swing, jump, and bluesy rhythms going on here – served up by a relatively tight cadre of artists. The 2CD set is almost worth it for the booklet alone – a 70 page treasure trove of notes, photos, and other details on the music. But there's also plenty of great music too – a whopping 47 tracks that include "A Job For A Jockey", "Still My Angel Child", "Miss Lollypop's Confession", "Love Troubles", and "Baby Get Wise" by Alma Monday; "Byrd's Blues", "Hadacol Bounce", "Her Mind Is Gone", "Between The Night & Day", and "Been Foolin Around" by Roy Byrd; "Boogie's The Thing" and "Bat Lee Swing" by George Miller & His Mid-Driffs; "Something's Wrong" and "Five Long Letters" by Herbert Woo Woo More; "Mercury Boogie" and "New Way Of Loving" by Dwine Craven; "Keep Your Hands On Your Heart" by Pat Valdelar; "Bye & Bye" by Silvertone Singers; "I Walk In My Sleep" by Theard Johnson; and "She Won't Leave No More" by Little Joe Gaines. (Soul, Blues) CD
 
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Robert CrayStrong Persuader ... LP
Mercury, 1986. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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Big Mama ThorntonStronger Than Dirt ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Josh WhiteJosh White At Town Hall ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Very Good ... $8.99
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✨✧ Sonny Boy Williamson/Eric Clapton & The YardbirdsSonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds ... LP
Mercury, 1966. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Red label pressing. Cover has a small split on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Otis RushAin't Enough Comin' In ... CD
This Way Up/Mercury, 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ Junior ParkerHoney-Drippin' Blues ... LP
Blue Rock, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer work from Junior Parker – an artist who was already great in his early Duke Records years – but one who really seemed to take off even more as the 60s moved on! On records like this, Parker picks up a strong undercurrent of funky soul – a groove that's a perfect fit for Mercury's Blue Rock label – which often did a great job of merging the worlds of blues and soul – especially in the music of Junior Wells. Production has lots of nice Chicago soul touches, and at times Junior's vocals move into a territory that's almost a bit like the groove of Tyrone Davis at the time. Great stuff throughout – and titles include "I Got Money", "Lovin Man On Your Hands", "Easy Lovin", and "I'm So Satisfied". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has a small cutout hole.)
 
 
 



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