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It's Your Voodoo Working: The Best of Excello

umc



2cd

Released: 9th May 2011

£9.99

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wowza! this is a terrific compilation of tunes from the splendid excello records label.

  hailing from nashville tennessee, excello records started in early 50s as a gospel label but quickly became synonymous with the burgeoning us r&b scene. blues, r&b & funk, raw, driven & authentic; this is the sound that spread from the "rockin’ south" across the atlantic to be a major influence on british rock & pop. the fantastic opener by charles sheffield that the comp is named after is classic r&b & some choice cuts from slim harpo, bobby powell & lazy lester mark this as an excellent pre-cursor to rock ‘n’ roll. umc

It's Your Voodoo Working: The Best of Excello

Tracklist

Disc 1

  1. It's Your Voodoo Working - Charles Sheffield
  2. Don't Start Crying Now - Slim Harpo
  3. Cool Calm And Collected - Guitar Gable, King Karl
  4. Little Darlin' - The Gladiolas
  5. My Mumblin' Baby - Rudy Green
  6. Baby, Let's Play House - Arthur Gunter
  7. The Same Thing Could Happen To You - Lazy Lester
  8. Congo Mombo - Guitar Gable
  9. Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo
  10. My Home Is A Prison - Lonesome Sundown
  11. Calling All Cows - The Blue Rockers
  12. I'm A Lover Not A Fighter - Lazy Lester
  13. Courtin' In A Cadillac - Jerry McCain and His Upstarts
  14. This Should Go On Forever - Guitar Gable
  15. Mambino - Kid King's Combo
  16. Sugar Coated Love - Lazy Lester
  17. Rock 'N' Roll Train - Charles Sheffield

Disc 2

  1. Sweetest Girl In The World - Roger Hatcher
  2. Popeye Train - Tabby Thomas
  3. I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger - Slim Harpo
  4. Emmitt Lee - Carol Fran
  5. Funky Little Train - Stacy Lane
  6. Your Good Good Loving - Bobby Powell
  7. Kangaroo - Charles Sheffield
  8. Crystal Blue Persuasion - The Kelly Brothers
  9. Snake Out Of Green Grass - Roshell Anderson
  10. Music For The Brothers - The Solicitors
  11. Boogaloo Investigator - The Exotics
  12. Tip On In, Part 1 - Slim Harpo
  13. Tip On In, Part 2 - Slim Harpo
  14. You'll Lose A Good Thing - Kip Anderson
  15. A Funky Tale To Tell - All The King's Men, Maceo
  16. We Need More (But Somebody Gotta Sacrifice) - Marva And Ellis
  17. Let Our Music Make Love To You - Ureaus