• Various Artists - Gulf Coast Girls – Swamp Pop Revisited 1958-1962

Following on from Jasmine's first Swamp Pop compilation JASCD968 - Sea of Love… which not only delivered strong sales but also a considerable amount of positive press and radio attention comes 'Gulf Coast Girls'. This time the attention is on the female singers who also contributed strongly to the genre during its heyday.

With its blend of Cajun music and the lilting lazy feel of New Orleans R&B as exemplified by many of Fats Domino's hits. This music was popular in Louisiana and Texas and their neighbouring states and for a brief period encompassed by this compilation became a pop phenomenon breaking out into the American pop charts.

Features the artists: Katie Webster; Miss LaVell; Martha Carter; Carol Fran; Margo White; Berna Dean; Big Martha; Barbara George; Barbara Lynn and the most famous artist in our collection, the 'Soul Queen of New Orleans', Miss Irma Thomas.

Fully detailed liner notes.

Track Listing

1. I WANT YOU TO LOVE ME - KATIE WEBSTER & ASHTON CONROY
2. BABY, BABY - KATIE WEBSTER & ASHTON CONROY
3. IF (I Could Be With You) - MISS LaVELL
4. SEA OF LOVE - KATIE WEBSTER With The Songettes
5. STOP THESE TEARDROPS - MISS LaVELL
6. OPEN ARMS - KATIE WEBSTER
7. YES, I'VE BEEN CRYING - MISS LaVELL
8. NOBODY KNOWS HOW I FEEL ABOUT YOU - MARTHA CARTER
9. ONE MORE CHANCE - CAROL FRAN
10. I'M THROUGH CRYING - MARTHA CARTER
11. STOLEN LOVE - MISS LaVELL
12. DOWN BY THE SEA - MARGO WHITE with THE CUP CAKES
13. I DONE GOT OVER IT - IRMA THOMAS
14. LOVE (Is Just A Chance You Take) - BARBARA GEORGE
15. CRY ON - IRMA THOMAS

Other Details
Price Code A
Format CD
Release Date October 12th 2018
UPC Bar Code No 604988 10002 0

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Various Artists - Gulf Coast Girls – Swamp Pop Revisited 1958-1962

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