• Gus JENKINS - Too Tough - West Coast Blues & R&B, 1953-1962

47 recordings on 2CDs from the amazing and prolific blues singer and producer, Gus Jenkins.

He enjoyed only one major hit in his lengthy career, the instrumental 'Tricky' which peaked at No 2 on the Billboard R&B charts and even made No 79 on the pop charts.

This is the most comprehensive package of his work to be released in the CD era.

He owned his own record labels and here Jasmine have featured recordings from his wife and other artists in the set.

His wife Mamie Perry who also recorded as Mamie Jenkins has for some years enjoyed a notable Northern Soul recording, 'Lament' which is featured on CD 2.

Fully detailed liner notes.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. COLD LOVE - LITTLE TEMPLE AND HIS '88'
2. I ATE THE WRONG PART - LITTLE TEMPLE AND HIS '88'
3. I MISS MY BABY - GUSS JENKINS
4. I BEEN WORKING - GUSS JENKINS
5. WORRIES AND TROUBLES - THE YOUNG WOOLF
6. I TRIED - THE YOUNG WOOLF
7. YOU LIED - MAMIE REE with THE GUS JENKINS BAND
8. CAUGHT - MAMIE REE & YOUNG WOLF with THE GUS JENKINS BAND
9. YOU TOLD ME - GUS JINKINS & ORCHESTRA
10. TRICKY - GUS JINKINS & ORCHESTRA
GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
11. REMEMBER LAST XMAS
12. SO WHAT
13. SPARK PLUG
14. PAY DAY SHUFFLE - Pt. 1
15. PAY DAY SHUFFLE - Pt. 2
16. HAMBONE - MAMIE JENKINS
17. JUMP WITH ME BABY - MAMIE JENKINS
18. STAND BY ME
19. COPPER TAN
20. HIT THE ROAD
21. ROAD RUNNER
22. MY BABY WAITED TOO LONG - MAMIE PERRY
23. I'M HURTED - MAMIE PERRY
24. SLOW DOWN
25. DRIFT ON

Disc 2

1. SPANKY
2. GONNA TAKE TIME
3. LAMENT - MAMIE PERRY w/ GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
4. LOST LOVE -- MAMIE PERRY w/ GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHETRA
5. SIGNING IN - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
6. CUTTING OUT - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
7. LEISHA - ALBERT AND CHARLES w/ GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
8. WEIRD - ALBERT AND CHARLES w/GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
9. YOU MADE ME - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
10. VINE ST. SHUFFLE - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
11. TELL THE TRUTH BABY - BLUES SLIM & HIS BAND
12. LET'S TALK IT OVER - BLUES SLIM & HIS BAND
13. JEALOUS OF YOU BABY - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
14. OFF THE ROAD - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
15. THE NEW TRICKY - GUS JENKINS BAND
16. TUBA TWIST - GUS JENKINS BAND
17. TOO TOUGH - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
18. RIGHT MESSY - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
19. CELEBRATE (Part 1) - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
20. CELEBRATE (Part. 2) - GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA
21. RED RIVER SHUFFLE - HAZE HART w/ Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra
22. LAST TIME - HAZE HART w/ Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date January 10th, 2020
UPC Bar Code No 604988 32002 2

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Gus JENKINS - Too Tough - West Coast Blues & R&B, 1953-1962

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