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Bernie YoungEvery Saturday Night – Rare Paramount & Okeh Recordings ... CD
Frog (UK), 1923/1926. Used ... $12.99
Bernie Young with Young's Creole Band, Viola Bartlette, Ozie McPherson, Blythe's Sinful Five, Ida Cox, Ma Rainey, and Arthur Sims & His Crewole Roof Orchestra. CD

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✨✧ King OliverBlues Singers & Hot Bands On Okeh 1924 to 1929 ... CD
Frog (UK), 1920s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes King Oliver with Butterbeans & Susie, Clarence Williams' Washboard Five, His Novelty Four, and Orchestra, Victoria Spivey, Sippie Wallace, Elizabeth Johnson, Hazel Smith, Texas Alexander, and Blind Willie Dunn's Gin Bottle Four. CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonOkeh Ellington ... CD
Columbia, Late 20s/1930s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBest Of Okeh Vol 2 ... LP
Okeh/Epic (UK), Mid 50s/Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A really great UK-only collection of rare tracks from the Okeh label – mostly material from that late 60s stretch when the imprint was burning up with Chicago soul – but also featuring a few cuts from their great R&B years in the mid 50s! 16 tracks ina ll – wiht work by Dottie Jean, Ted Taylor, Major Harris, The Vibrations, Triumphs, Ken Williams, Larry Williams & Johnny Watson, Otis Williams & The Charms, Chuck Willis, Carl Douglas & The Big Stampede, Leah Dawson, and Margie Joseph. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Count Basie whit Helen HumesMy Wanderin Man/Five O'Clock Whistle ... 78 RPM
Okeh, 1940. Very Good ... $0.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have some small stickers.)

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Link DavisBig Mamou ... CD
Okeh/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $15.99 26.99
Link Davis is holding a saxophone on the cover, but he's also a hell of a fiddler too – and this huge collection of his music follows a strong shift in his style over the course of the 50s – from a rootsy cajun musician to one that's got more of a rocking vibe overall! The package brings together rare Okeh and Starday Records singles from Link – material produced by two top country talents of the 50s, Don Law and Pappy Dailey – with a quality level that makes each individual tune really sparkle, and sound great here together as a constellation of overlooked gems from the time! There's plenty of shift between Louisiana and east Texas modes in the music – and titles include "Sixteen Chicks", "Big Mamou", "Time Will Tell", "Hey Garcon", "Rice & Gravy Blues", "Bayou Buffalo", "Trucker From Tennessee", "Slippin & Slidin Sometimes", "Big Coonie", "Grasshopper Rock", "Would You Be Waiting", and "The Crawfish Crawl". CD

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Walter JacksonWelcome Home – The Many Moods of Walter Jackson ... LP
Okeh, 1965. Very Good- ... $2.99
A sublime mix of new tunes and re-imagined standards – and a set that takes Walter Jackson into even more sophisticated soul territory than before! The record is proof that the up and coming soul artists of the 60s had a key place alongside the more established mainstream acts on the other side of the fence – as Walter's working here with arranger Riley Hampton to re-cast a number of familiar tunes in his cool Iceman soul mode – changing the themes, rhythms, and inflections of the tracks for a more contemporary soul market – and also interspersing them with a few great new songs of his own! The approach is amazing – far better than even Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson's work in a similar idiom – and the album features the sublime hit "Welcome Home", plus the Van McCoy tunes "Suddenly I'm All Alone", "Still At The Mercy Of Your Love", and "The Magic's Gone" – alongside versions of "Moon River", "Let It Be Me", "Imagination", and "My Funny Valentine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label stereo pressing.)

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LafayetteBossa Lafayette ... LP
Okeh (Mexico), Mid 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has masking tape holding the top seam.)

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Major LanceMonkey Time (Edsel) ... LP
Okeh/Edsel (UK), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A great collection of early work from Major Lance's important soul years in Chicago – recording for the Okeh label with production by Carl Davis! Every song except for two were written by Curtis Mayfield and you can hear his sound backing up Lance's great vocals. Tracks include "Monkey Time", "Rhythm", "Sweet Music", "The Matador", "Hey Little Girl", "Delilah", "It Ain't No Use", "Think Nothing About It", and "Gotta Get Away". LP, Vinyl record album

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Branford Marsalis with Kurt EllingUpward Spiral ... CD
Okeh, 2016. Used ... $4.99
A stunning little record – maybe the best album in years for both Branford Marsalis and singer Kurt Elling! On Elling's part, the record's a real back-to-basics affair – as he sings just with the Marsalis Quartet, at a level that really takes us back to the brilliance of his first few records – with lots of space for the vocals to open up in an amazing way, with that genius for mixing creative wordplay and effortless expression in his vocal inflections! And for Marsalis, there's more of an edge than usual – maybe as the group's driving themselves to give Elling the best format for his performance – especially strong soprano sax lines from Branford, plus piano from Joey Calderazzo, bass from Eric Revis, and drums from Justin Faulkner. Titles include "Blue Gardenia", "West Virginia Rose", "Momma Said", "Cassandra Song", "The Return", "I'm A Fool To Want You", "Practical Arrangement", and "So Tinha De Ser Com Voce". CD

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Big MaybelleGabbin Blues/Rain Down Rain ... 78 RPM
Okeh, 1952. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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TreniersRockin' Is Our Bizness ... LP
Okeh/Edsel (UK), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Hard-wailing R&B material from one of the greatest groups on the Chicago scene – a collection of 50s Okeh recordings by the legendary Treniers! In later days, the group morphed into more of a rocking supper club act – but in these early years, they had a style that was rough, raunchy, and an instant party – often filled with references to the kinds of things other groups couldn't get past the censors – in a style that was always plenty darn lively! Titles include "Taxi Blues", "Poon Tang", "Bald Head", "Trapped In A Web Of Love", "Hadacole That's All", and "Hi Yo Silver". LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck WillisYou're Still My Baby/What's Your Name ... 78 RPM
Okeh, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Major LanceBest Of Major Lance ... CD
Okeh/BGO (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer work from one of the best 60s soul talents of the Windy City! Major Lance was one of Chicago's first big soul stars – crossing over big on the charts with huge hits for the Okeh label during the early and mid 60s – thanks to some great tunes penned by Curtis Mayfield, and stellar production from the legendary Carl Davis! In a way, Lance's sound was a key culmination of the modes that had been bubbling under in the hometown indies like Vee Jay and Chess – taken slightly to the next level, and brought more into the mainstream by Okeh. Many of the arrangements here are by the massive Johnnie Pate – who gives the record the same sort of brilliance as the best 60s Impressions work on ABC – and the titles include "Ain't No Soul", "Investigate", "Um Um Um Um Um Um", "The Monkey Time", "Wait Till I Get You In My Arms", "Delilah", "Rhythm", "Hey Little Girl", "It's The Beat", "The Matador", "Ain't It A Shame", "You Don't Want Me No More", "You Belong To Me My Love", and "Sometimes I Wonder". CD

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✨✧ G Love & Special SauceCoast To Coast Motel ... CD
Okeh, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ G Love & Special SauceG Love & Special Sauce ... CD
Okeh, 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ G Love & Special SaucePhiladelphonic ... CD
Okeh, 1999. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ G Love & Special SauceYeah, It's That Easy ... CD
Okeh, 1997. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
 
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Sidney BechetMosaic Select – Sidney Bechet (3CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, Late 20s/Late 30s/1947. Used 3CD ... $49.99
Seminal work from Sidney Bechet – 69 tracks recorded for the Columbia, Okeh, Variety, and Vocalion labels – including material under the leadership of Clarence Williams, and with singers Mamie Smith and Sippie Wallace! CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book, which are in great shape.)

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Screamin' Jay HawkinsFrenzy ... CD
Edsel (UK), Mid 50s. Used ... $4.99
A darn nice compilation of Screamin' Jay's classic work for the Okeh label. The set includes the classic "I Put A Spell On You", plus loads of other crazy numbers like "Little Demon", "Alligator Wine", "Yellow Coat", "Orange Colored Sky", and "Frenzy". And sure, this is the stuff that Screamin Jay later says that he regretted recording – but it's still a lot better than anything he did since! CD
(Out of print.)

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Walter JacksonI Want To Come Back As A Song ... LP
Chi Sound, 1977. Very Good ... $2.99
It's an unfortunate fact that within a few years of stating the reincarnation-oriented title of this record, Walter would sadly have passed away, making the issue of "coming back as a song" even more pertinent. This record's one of his best of the Chisound years – and features a modern soul updating of Walter's Iceman style – done here with help from Riley Hampton, who worked on most of Walter's best work at Okeh. The record's got a nice Teddy Pendergrass sort of sound, with a good sophisticated male vocal approach – and includes the cuts "If You Walked Away", "Stay A While With me", "I've Never Been To Me", "What Would You Do", and a remake of "It's All Over". LP, Vinyl record album

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Walter JacksonIt Doesn't Take Much (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Brunswick, 1973. Very Good ... $0.99
Obscure work by this excellent Chicago soul singer – recorded between his contracts at Okeh and Chi-Sound, and never issued on LP. "It Doesn't Take Much" is a wonderful updating of his 60s sound – a sad little number, done in a smooth groove, with haunting woodwinds floating around Walter's deep soulful lyrics! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Clarence WilliamsChronogical Clarence Williams – 1921 to 1924 ... CD
Classics (France), Early 20s. Used ... $18.99
Some of the earliest work from this famous bandleader – one of the kings of early small combo jazz! Early 78s recorded for Okeh – including work by Louis Armstrong! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James Brandon Lewis & Chad TaylorLive In Willisau ... CD
Intakt (Switzerland), 2020. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of the boldest work we've ever heard from tenorist James Brandon Lewis – an artist you might know from his bigger label recordings for Okeh/Sony, but who sounds completely unbridled here in the company of the great drummer Chad Taylor! Taylor's a player who can step outside strongly, yet still find this inherent sense of swing – and that balance works beautifully alongside the tenor of Lewis, and seems to encourage him to take some great chances throughout the set – with some especially great moments of drums and tenor that almost evoke the way that David Murray or Sonny Rollins might handle such a performance! A really revelatory set – and a great reminder of Taylor's genius, too – with selections that include "Watakushi No Sekai", "Matape", "Come Sunday", "Imprints", "Twenty Four", "Radiance", and "Under/Over The Rainbow". CD

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✨✧ Roy Lee JohnsonWhen A Guitar Plays The Blues ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Wicked early work from Roy Lee Johnson – a hell of a guitarist, and a soulful singer as well! The package brings together a whopping 30 tracks from Johnson's years at Okeh Records, and runs up to some sweet sides for Philips as well – tracing a great evolution from the late R&B years up to some deeper soul recorded at Fame Studios – a really rich journey in soul music, put together with the usual Bear Family love of historical details! Plenty of notes come with the package – tying Roy to other work with Piano Red (aka Dr Feelgood) – and titles include "Mister Moonlight", "Sea Breeze", "Black Pepper Will Make You Sneeze", "I'm So Happy", "Busybody", "Love Birds", "When A Guitar Plays The Blues", "Plowing Playboy", "Cheer Up Daddy's Comin Home", "Boogaloo #3", "Can You Handle It", "It's All Over", "Stanback Headache Powder", and "She Put The Whammy On Me". CD
 
 
 



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