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The Fire & Fury Story (3CD)

The Fire & Fury Story (3CD)

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'Go out and get this fantastic 3-CD box-set... it’s wonderful, truly wonderful' ON THE SCENE

4 hours of premium soul, R&B and doo-wop from the legendary labels.

Bobby Robinson’s Fire and Fury Records, were one of the Fifties and Sixties most important outlets for prime R&B, soul, blues and doo-wop.

Responsible for launching the careers of soul and R&B stars such as Lee Dorsey, Gladys Knight & the Pips and Bobby Marchan, Robinson also resurrected the careers of several blues greats including Elmore James, Big Boy Arthur Crudup and Lightnin’ Hopkins.

This 3-disc set offers the most wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of Fire and Fury ever assembled. As well as almost 4 hours of music recorded between 1951 and 1964, the set features a 40-page booklet.

The 90 tracks include all the label’s many hits from this period including ‘Working In A Coal Mine’, ‘Holy Cow’ and ‘Every Beat Of My Heart’ alongside several sought-after rarities.Disc One – The Doo Wop Years

TRACKLISTING

  1. The Morris Lane Band – Bobby’s Boogie
  2. Red Prysock – Wiggles
  3. The Mello Moods – How Could You
  4. The Du-Droppers – Can’t Do Sixty, No More
  5. The Du-Droppers – Go Back
  6. The Vocaleers – Is It A Dream
  7. The Vocaleers – Angel Face
  8. The Scarlets – Dear One
  9. The Topps – What Do You Do?
  10. The Rainbows – Mary Lee
  11. The Sequins – Why Can’t You Treat Me Right
  12. The Channels – The Closer You Are
  13. The Channels – The Gleam In Your Eye
  14. The Channels – My Lovin’ Baby
  15. Louis Lymon & The Teenchords – Honey Honey
  16. Louis Lymon & The Teenchords – Lydia
  17. Little Bobby Rivera & The Hemlocks – Cora Lee
  18. The Whirlers – Magic Mirror
  19. The Scarlets – Indian Fever
  20. Allen Baum – My Kind Of Woman
  21. The Federals – While Our Hearts Are Young
  22. The Kodoks – Little Girl, Little Boy
  23. The Kodoks – Oh Gosh, Oh Gee
  24. The Federals – You Gotta Love Me Baby
  25. The Empires – Whispering Heart
  26. The Empires – Linda
  27. Jackie & The Starlights – Valerie
  28. The Du Mauriers – Baby I Love You
  29. The Du Mauriers – All Night Long
  1. The Kodoks – Runaround Baby.

 

Disc Two – The Soul Of The Blues Wilbert Harrison – Kansas City

  1. Buster Brown – Fannie Mae
  2. Buster Brown – Sugar Babe
  3. Bobby Marchan – There Is Something On Your Mind
  4. Gladys Knight & The Pips – Every Beat Of My Heart
  5. Lee Dorsey – Ya Ya
  6. Lee Dorsey – Do Re Mi
  7. King Curtis & The Noble Knights – Soul Twist
  8. Gladys Knight & The Pips – Letter Full Of Tears
  9. Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford – I Need Your Lovin’
  10. Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford – Don’t You Worry
  11. Les Cooper & The Soul Rockers – Wiggle Wobble
  12. Wild Jimmy Spruill – Scratch And Twist
  13. Chuck Bradford – You’re Going To Miss Me (When I’m Gone)
  14. Rockin’ Bradley – Look Out
  15. King Curtis & The Noble Knights – Twistin’ With The King
  16. Tarheel Slim – Number 9 Train
  17. Wild Jimmy Spruill – Kansas City March
  18. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie – Much Too Late
  19. Noble Watts – Jookin’
  20. Noble Watts & June Bateman – Go Away, Mr Blues
  21. The Upsetters – Jay Walking
  22. Dr. Horse – Jack, That Cat Was Clean
  23. Dr. Horse – Salt Pork West Virginia
  24. Titus Turner – Bow-Wow
  25. Mary B – Something For You Baby
  26. Mary Ann Fisher – Wild As You Can Be
  27. Wilbert Harrison – Let’s Stick Together
  28. Bobby Marchan – All In My Mind
  1. Lee Dorsey – Hoodlum Joe.

 

Disc Three – The Rhythm Of The Blues Arthur Crudup – That’s All Right

  1. Elmore James – The Sky Is Crying
  2. Tiny Grimes – Second Floor Rear
  3. Mighty Joe Young – Why Baby
  4. Mighty Joe Young – Empty Arms
  5. Sammy Myers – You Don’t Have To Go
  6. Sammy Myers – Sad, Sad Lonesome Day
  7. Champion Jack Dupree – Stumbing Block Blues
  8. Champion Jack Dupree – Shim, Sham, Shimmy
  9. Champion Jack Dupree – Shake, Baby, Shake
  10. Johnny Acey – I Go Into Orbit
  11. Johnny Acey – What Am I Going To Do
  12. Elmore James – Something Inside Me
  13. Elmore James – Sunnyland Train
  14. Arthur Crudup – Rock Me Mama
  15. Arthur Crudup – Mean Ole Frisco
  16. Buster Brown – Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t (My Baby)
  17. Buster Brown – Doctor Brown
  18. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie – It’s Too Late
  19. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie – Lock Me In Your Heart
  20. Tarheel Slim – Wildcat Tamer
  21. Tiny Grimes – Juicy Fruit
  22. Elmore James – Shake Your Moneymaker
  23. Elmore James – Look On Yonder Wall
  24. Elmore James – It Hurts Me Too
  25. Sonny Terry – Harmonica Hop
  26. Brownie Mcghee – Don’t Dog Your Woman
  27. Lightnin’ Hopkins – Mojo Hand
  1. Sonny Terry – Doggin’ My Heart Around.

 

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