A great 3CD compilation of incredible early rhythm & blues, deeper bluesier numbers and more raw rhythm gems, and wonderful numbers later numbers that shaped soul music to come – with pivotal and comparably overlooked material alike! The selections by Dean Rudland are uniformly top notch, from the early, proto numbers to the soulful later ones. Disc 1 is straight up Rhythm 'N' Blues: "Boom Boom" by John Lee Hooker, "I Wish You Would" by Billy Boy
Arnold, "Do-Re-Mi" by Lee Dorsey, "I Sing Um The Way I Feel" by JB Lenoir, "Yum, Yum, Yum" by Jo Tex and many more Disc 2 is Diggin' Deeper: "Jack, That Cat Was Clean" by Dr Horse, "You Can Mke It If You Try" by Gene Allison, "She Knocks Me Out" by Harold Burrage With The Willie Dixon Band, "Gee Baby" by Joe And Anne and more. Disc 3 gets Into Soul: "You're No Good" by Betty Everett, "Dance What You Wanna" by Little Richard, "Harp And Soul" by Frank Frost, "Wait Until It Happens To You" by Peppermint Harris and more. 75 tracks on 3CDs!!!!