Shag on Down by the Union Hall - (Import CD)
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- Rock 'N' Roll
- Mono / Stereo
- Shag on Down by the Union Hall
Personnel: Little Richard (vocals, piano); William "Frosty" Pyles, Edgar Blanchard, Roy Montrell, Nathaniel Douglas, Dewey Terry, Adolph Jacobs (guitar); Clarence Ford (tenor & baritone saxophones); Lee Allen, Wilbert Smith, Grady Gaines, Clifford Burks (tenor saxophone); Alvin "Red" Tyler, Jewell Grant, Samuel Parker (baritone saxophone); Huey Smith, Edward Frank (piano); Frank Fields, Lloyd Lambert, Olsie Richard Robinson, Ralph W. "Chuck" Hamilton, James E. Bond, Jr. (bass); Earl Palmer, Oscar Moore, Earl Palmer, Charles Connor, Jesse John Sailes (drums); The Robins (background vocals).
Producers: Art Rupe, Bumps Blackwell, Little Richard.
Compilation Producer: Billy Vera.
Recorded between 1955 and 1964. Includes liner notes by Billy Vera.
Digitally remastered by Kirk Felton (1996, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
For those who want more classic Little Richard than a greatest-hits collection but aren't devoted enough to spring for the expensive box sets, this is an excellent anthology of 24 of his best lesser-known tracks. Most of it dates from his classic era at Specialty (1955-57), with alternate takes of a lot of his hits and some decent B-sides; there are also a few songs that he cut for the label during his 1964 comeback, including the minor hit "Bama Lama Bama Loo." ~ Richie Unterberger
- Country of Origin
- Specialty Records
- Studio / Live
- Little Richard
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Kansas City
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Maybe I'm Right
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Tutti Frutti
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Directly From My Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Long Tall Sally (The Thing)
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Heeby-Jeebies Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] I Got It
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Ready Teddy
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Rip It Up
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Good Golly Miss Molly
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Hound Dog
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Baby Face
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] That Girl Can't Help It
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] By the Light of the Silvery Moon
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Royal Crown Hair Dressing Ad
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Keep a-Knockin'
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo (I'll Never Let You Go)
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Early One Morning
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] She Knows How to Rock
- [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Miss Ann
- [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] Well Alright!
- [ Disc 01 Track 22 ] Bama Lama Bama Loo
- [ Disc 01 Track 23 ] Poor Boy Paul
- [ Disc 01 Track 24 ] Annie Is Back
- 52m 55s
- Video Disabled
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