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R&B Hipshakers Vol.5


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Fifth -and last- volume of our "R&B Hipshakers" series, featuring rockin' R&B and early soul from the King and Federal catalogues.

A compilation of tracks from 1953 to 1964 by essential artists such as Hank Ballard, The 5 Royales, Little Esther, Little Willie John, Lula Reed, Albert King… that, after 5 juicy volumes (do you have them all?), reach the magic number of 100 delights from King and Federal’s incredible output.

20 terrific dance cuts selected by genre expert Mr Fine Wine, from WFMU's Downtown Soulville. Most of the tracks have never been reissued before.

Tracklist

1.
Muskeeta - Johnnie Pate
2.
Rocks in Your Head - Cora Woods
3.
Hound Dog - Little Esther
4.
Mr Hound Dog’s in Town - Roy Brown & His Mighty Mighty Men
5.
Lost in This Great Big City - Sonny Thompson
6.
Save Me Some Kisses - The Tenderfoots 01:00
7.
Jungle Dreams (part 2) - Roy Estrada & The Rocketeers
8.
Had You Told It Like It Was (It wouldn’t be like it is) - Albert King
9.
I Need Your Lovin’ Baby - The 5 Royales
10.
Little Turtle Dove - Otis Williams & His Charms
11.
It Only Hurts a Little While - Little Willie John
12.
Mama Wants to Drive - The Zircons
13.
The Boss - Tonni Kalash
14.
Not Much (Do you baby) - Rosemary
15.
I’ve Enjoyed Being Loved by You - The Fabulous Denos
16.
You’re Gonna Drive Me Crazy - Dolph Prince
17.
Big Balls of Fire - Billy Soul
18.
It’s Love Baby (24 hours a day) - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
19.
My Love Is Coming Down - Kenny Martin
20.
Your Love Keeps A-Working on Me (previously unreleased version)- Lulu Reed with Sonny Thompson & His Orchestra
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