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