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CD 1
Track 1:
Liner notes:
Little Richard - Royal Crown Hair Dressing ad

Back:
Little Richard - WLAC commercial on back

Track 19:
Jingle for White Rose petroleum jelly.

CD 2
Track 1:
Liner notes:
John Richbourg - John R Theme / Ernie's Record Mart commercial
Shy Guy Douglas - Monkey Doin' Woman

Back:
John Richbourg - WLAC air check
Shy Guy Douglas - Monkey Doin' Woman

Annotation last modified on 2015-04-14 04:19 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Nashville Jumps
Cecil Grant 2:57
2 Buzzard Pie
Rudy Green 2:43
3 Skip's Boogie
Kid King’s Combo 2:56
4 L&N Special
Christine Kittrell 2:34
5 Sittin' Here Drinking
Christine Kittrell 3:31
6 Just Walkin' in the Rain
The Prisonaires 2:46
7 If You and I Could Be Sweethearts
The Varieteers 2:20
8 Baby Let's Play House
Arthur Gunter 2:46
9 Christene
Little Hank & The Rhythm Kings 2:47
10 It's Love Baby (24 Hours a Day)
Louis Brooks and His Hi-Toppers 2:41
11 Rollin' Stone
The Marigolds 2:55
12 You Can Make It If You Try
Gene Allison 2:10
13 Rockin' the Joint
Esquerita 2:03
14 Let's Trade a Little
Audrey Bryant 2:07
15 Say You Really Care
Roscoe Shelton 2:27
16 Somebody, Somewhere
Larry Birdsong 2:36
17 Pipe Dreams
Jimmy Beck & His Orchestra 2:17
18 WLAC Commercial
Little Richard 0:29
19 White Rose (theme)
Earl Gaines 2:03
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Monkey Doin' Woman
Shy Guy Douglas 3:13
2 What'd I Say (live)
Etta James 3:18
3 Really, Part 1
Johnny Jones & The Imperial 7 2:13
4 Just Like Him
Frank Howard & The Commanders 2:35
5 Anna (Go to Him)
Arthur Alexander 2:51
6 Snap Your Fingers
Joe Henderson 3:01
7 Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean (Nashville version)
Ruth Brown 2:58
8 Something Tells Me
Sam Baker 2:26
9 Sunny
Bobby Hebb 2:49
10 I Want To (Do Everything for You)
Joe Tex 2:09
11 Bigger and Better
The Hytones 2:25
12 Since I Met You Baby
The Avons 2:43
13 The Chokin' Kind
Joe Simon 2:43
14 She Shot a Hole in My Soul
Clifford Curry 2:27
15 Gotta Get Yourself Together
The Valentines 2:32
16 Soul Shake
Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson 2:26
17 Reconsider Me
Johnny Adams 3:50
18 Everlasting Love
Robert Knight 2:59

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Kid King (tracks 3, 8)
Milt Turner (track 9)
guitar:
Arthur Gunter (track 8)
bass:
Clifford McCray (tracks 3, 8)
James Watkins (bassist) (track 9)
alto saxophone:
Freddy Young (sax player) (track 3)
saxophone:
Freddy Young (sax player) (track 8)
Hank Crawford (track 9)
piano:
Skippy Brooks (tracks 3, 8)
Otis Hayes (track 9)
‘Pig’ Robbins (track 14)
Esquerita (track 13)
composer:
Ted Jarrett (track 12)
Arthur Gunter (track 8)
lyricist:
Ted Jarrett (track 12)
Arthur Gunter (track 8)
producer:
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 9)
Ted Jarrett (tracks 12, 16)
Ken Nelson (US record producer ('48-'76) Capitol Records, country music) (track 13)
recorded by:
Gene Allison (track 16)
spoken vocals:
Little Richard (track 18)
vocals:
Gene Allison (track 19)
Larry Birdsong (track 16)
Audrey Bryant (track 14)
Hank Crawford (track 9)
Esquerita (track 13)
Earl Gaines (track 19)
Arthur Gunter (track 8)
writer:
Johnny Bragg (track 6)
Robert Riley (track 6)
recording of:

CD 2

guitar:
Jerry Kennedy (1962) (track 7)
piano:
Ray Stevens (American singer-songwriter and comedian) (1962) (track 7)
composer:
Arthur Alexander (country soul singer) (track 5)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 2)
Bobby Hebb (track 9)
Harlan Howard (track 13)
lyricist:
Arthur Alexander (country soul singer) (track 5)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 2)
Bobby Hebb (track 9)
Harlan Howard (track 13)
performer:
The Mar‐Keys (track 8)
producer:
John Richbourg (track 8)
Jerry Ross (Philadelphia soul composer/producer) (track 9)
Shelby Singleton (track 7)
solo guitar:
Jerry Kennedy (1962) (track 7)
vocals:
Sam Baker (US folk/country blues singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Ruth Brown (1962) (track 7)
writer:
James "Buzz" Cason (track 18)
Mac Gayden (track 18)
Margaret Lewis (track 17)
Grady Martin (country/rockabilly guitarist) (track 6)
Mira Smith (track 17)
Alex Zanetis (track 6)
Herb Lance (Herbert J. Lance) (1952) (track 7)
Charlie Singleton (Jazz saxophone player) (1952) (track 7)
John Wallace (bass player for Harry Chapin) (1952) (track 7)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 2)
Progressive Music (track 2)
recorded at:
cover recording of:
What’d I Say (track 2)
is the basis for:
波士 (track 9)
later translated versions:
Giggerig (track 16)
サニー (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Anna (Go to Him) (track 5)
Everlasting Love (track 18)
Reconsider Me (track 17)
Snap Your Fingers (track 6)
Soul Shake (track 16)
The Chokin' Kind (track 13)
Sunny (1966) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Mega Mix (track 9)

Release

mastering: Joseph M. Palmaccio
copyrighted by: Country Music Foundation, Inc. (2004 –)
distributed by: Universal Music & Video Distribution (not for release label use! former name of present-day Universal Music Group Distribution, also functions as manufacturer)
manufactured by: Universal Music & Video Distribution (not for release label use! former name of present-day Universal Music Group Distribution, also functions as manufacturer)
phonographic copyright by: Country Music Foundation, Inc. (2004 –)
mastered at: Sony Music Studios (NYC) in New York, New York, United States
ASIN: US: B0001DMWFW [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2257079 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/588445 [info]