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10" + cd (pre-order)

Expected Release: 4th Dec 2020


Especially in Germany, King Size Taylor was known in the early sixties as a regular guest in Hamburg's Star-Club.

In the Hanseatic city he performed more than 250 gigs between 1962 and 1964 and recorded exclusively in Germany during this time. Due to the creation of legends around the young Beatles, King Size Taylor also ran under the popular label 'Beat'. But on closer inspection Taylor was and always remained the real rocker from the British Isles. After his first musical attempts in a skiffle band (1957), the guitarist and singer, who was born in Liverpool on November 12, 1939, soon founded a rock 'n' roll outfit, which performed under King Size Taylor And The Dominoes from 1960 onwards and moved to Hamburg in 1962. Ariola released live recordings from the Star-Club. An album recorded a little later, 'Let's Do The Slop, Twist, Madison, Hully Gully ...' was released by the German Polydor label - under the pseudonym The Shakers. Single releases were also released in the UK, including Money, Whole Lotta Lovin' and Hippy Hippy Shake. Like the other numbers on the original LPs, these songs were cover versions of the hottest rock and R&B stars of their time. 10inch) plus CD, 12-page booklet, LP 12 tracks, CD 27 tracks, limited edition.



  1. Bad Boy
  2. All Around The World
  3. Slippin' And Slidin'
  4. Hello Josephine
  5. Looking For My Baby
  6. Saw My Baby With Another Guy
  7. Somebody's Always Trying
  8. Stupidity
  9. Heeby Jeebies
  10. Short On Love
  11. Lipstick, Powder And Paint
  12. Good Golly Miss Molly
  13. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (vocals by Arthur Baker)
  14. Baby (vocals by Charlie Flynn)
  15. Great Balls Of Fire (vocals by Arthur Baker)
  16. Guitar Boogie
  17. Roll Over Beethoven (vocals by Arthur Baker)
  18. So Long (vocals by Arthur Baker) r
  19. I Want You To Know (vocals by Arthur Baker)
  20. Mean Woman Blues (vocals by Arthur Baker)
  21. Autumn Leaves
  22. Lend Me Your Comb (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  23. Matchbox (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  24. Good Golly Miss Molly (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  25. Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  26. Guitar Boogie
  27. Shortnin' Bread Rock (vocals by Charlie Flynn)
  28. Roll Over Beethoven (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  29. Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  30. Your True Love (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  31. Guitar Boogie
  32. Saw My Baby With Another Guy (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  33. Piano Instrumental
  34. Guitar Instrumental
  35. Ooh, My Soul (vocals by Sam Hardie)
  36. Baby (vocals by Bobby Thompson)
  37. Sad And Blue (vocals by King Size Taylor)
  38. Somebody's Always Trying
  39. Looking For My Baby