• Louis JORDAN - The Rock 'N' Roll Years 1955-58

One of the most influential R&B artist of the 20th Century. This collection brings together all of his late 50s attempts to compete in the rock and roll era and features some of the earliest productions by Quincy Jones.

Exciting rock and roll versions of many of his greatest recordings of the 1940s, including: 'Saturday Night Fish Fry', 'Caldonia' and 'Choo Choo Ch' Boogie'.

Contains two complete original albums - 'Somebody Up There Digs Me' and 'Man, We're Wailin''.

Fully detailed liner notes cover this period of Louis' career.

See also JASMCD 2561.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. IT'S BEEN SAID
2. WHATEVER LOLA WANTS (LOLA GETS)
3. BANANAS
4. BABY LET'S DO IT UP
5. WHERE CAN I GO
6. CHICKEN BACK
7. BABY YOU'RE JUST TOO MUCH
8. ROCK AND ROLL CAL
9. SLO SMOOTH AND EASY
10. A MAN AIN'T A MAN
11. TEXAS STEW
12. HARD HEAD
13. BIG BESS
14. CAT SCRATCHIN
15. ROCK DOC
16. MORNING LIGHT
17. FIRE
18. ELLA MAE
19. SWEET HUNK OF JUNK
20. WISH I COULD MAKE SOME MONEY
21. I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE
22. A DAY AWAY FROM YOU
23. I WANT TO KNOW
24. I FOUND MY PEACE OF MIND
25. BECAUSE OF YOU
26. I CRIED FOR YOU
27. I LOVE YOU SO
28. THAT'S WHAT TRUE LOVE CAN DO

Disc 2

SOMEBODY UP THERE DIGS ME
1. CALDONIA
2. IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN'T MY BABY
3. RUN JOE
4. EARLY IN THE MORNING
5. CHOO CHOO CH BOOGIE
6. KNOCK ME A KISS
7. LET THE GOOD TIME ROLL
8. DON'T LET THE SUN CATCH YOU CRYING
9. BEWARE BROTHER BEWARE
10. I'M GONNA MOVE TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN
11. SALT PORK WEST VIRGINIA
12. AIN'T NOBODY HERE BUT US CHICKENS
MAN, WERE WAILIN
13. SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY
14. SUNDAY
15. THE NEARNESS OF YOU
16. I'VE FOUND MY PEACE OF MIND
17. I NEVER HAD A CHANCE
18. GOT MY MOJO WORKING
19. A MAN AIN'T A MAN
20. THE SLOP
21. SWEET LORRAINE
22. ROUTE 66
23. THE JAMF
24. I HADN'T ANYONE 'TIL YOU

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 18/03/2011
UPC Bar Code No 604988015126

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Louis JORDAN - The Rock 'N' Roll Years 1955-58

  • Product Code: JASCD 151
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