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Sticks And Stones- The Sue Records Story (1957-1962)
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on 11 March 2018
Henry Juggy Murray owned several imprints, but SUE was his greatest achievement.
Many SUE releases were chart hits, and Juggy often absorbed artists from other labels, such as Barbara George from SUE-distributed AFO Records out of New Orleans. Her 1961 smash I Know can be found on both AFO and SUE.
After the massive hit Kansas City in 1959 for Bobby Robinson's Fury imprint, the late great Wilbert Harrison struggled for almost a full decade to get back on the charts, and it was Juggy who gave him a shot at another hit in 1969 Let's Work Together, also covered by Canned Heat.
Wilbert had actually recorded Lets STICK Together for Fury years before this modified version.
SUE was not immune to the one-shot oddity. The label picked up a master from a small Los Angeles imprint and had a hit with Stick Shift by two guitarists who called themselves The Duals.
Of course, though they have recorded for many labels, some of Ike and Tina Turner's best output in their early days was for SUE.
Ditto for brother and sister Charlie and Inez Fox with Mockingbird on the SUE subsidiary SYMBOL Records.
By the way, it is THAT Charlie Fox who wrote themes for television including The Love Boat.
Juggy came out to Los Angeles and opened an office that was located in a tower block that was headquarters for an oil company.
By this time, musical tastes had drastically changed, and unlike his cohorts like Bobby Robinson and Paul Winley, Juggy shuttered SUE for good.
He managed to strike a deal with a UK company who retained the name SUE, but was not directly linked to US SUE though some output was from Juggy's productions.
None of this is from the liner notes.
RIP Henry Juggy Murray.
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on 11 June 2013
Well packaged. Did I really miss out on this music in my early years. Yes I did! A superb record of a label's out put. I want more.
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on 16 June 2013
Sue was one of those labels that always gave you something different and this is a good selection of their output. More jazzy than you might remember but still funky.
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on 10 September 2013
As with all the ONE DAY compilations this is great value.You get to hear some you know &some you dont.
Which is a great way into an artists music.Great to stick in the car n rock out
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on 28 February 2015
excellent
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on 19 March 2015
Excellent CD
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on 5 November 2014
GREAT VALUE
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on 15 October 2015
Excelllant value comp
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on 21 February 2013
From the well known opening salvo by 'Ike & Tina Turner' we are treated to some FANTASTIC R&B and early Soul gems from the 'Sue (U.S.A)' record label (1957 to 1962). 'Juggy' Murray really had some top class artists on his label - Ike & Tina Turner, Baby Washington, Jimmy Barnes, Don Covay and Bobby Hendricks are just some of the talent on offer. Nearly all of the tracks are good to excellent, the quality is so high there's only a few tracks that are mediocre or aren't to my taste. I've discovered lots of (new to my ears) wonderful tracks by lesser known artists. The sound quality with these 'One Day Music' releases is usually good (not great) but this one is merely ok/good (as a handful of tracks on disc 2 are disc dubs with clicks and pops audible but none are that bad to spoil any enjoyment). There is no booklet, but there's a one sided intro to the label and writing credits and dates. I really do recommend this excellent compilation, I have nearly all of these 2 disc sets by this company and it's one of the very best they have compiled. Overall, if R&B and Soul (mixed with one or two Doo Wop and Jazz tinged tracks) is your bag this is A MUST HAVE. A neat package 10/10.

Please Note: These 'One Day Music' 2cd sets normally say that the tracks are re-mastered this one DOES NOT.
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HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICEon 10 March 2013
Track Listing - Written In the Stars
For an absolute steal of a price the set Sticks and Stones- THE Sue Records Story 1957-1962 has 50 tracks split over two CDs.
Amazon have listed the tracks but its quite hard to read the list.
This may be important if, like me, you find lists with no gaps difficult to read. Everything looks jumbled up and it's hard to see if certain tracks are on the CDS/

So this is a clearer track listing.

Tracks

CD1
1. A Fool In Love- Ike & Tina Turner
2. Itchy Twitchy Feeling- Bobby Hendricks
3. Stick Shift- The Duals
4. My Babe- Sonny Jackson
5. Hush Heart- Baby Washington
6. Send For Me If You Need Some Lovin' -Barbara George
7. Betty Jean- Don Covay
8. If By Any Chance-Jimmy Barnes
9. The Biggest Cry- The Mighty Hannibal
10. I Feel Like A Million- Mamie Bradley
11. Honey Dew- The Honey Do's
12. My Man Rock Head- Eloise Carter
13. Don't Start Me Talking- Johnny Darrow
14. I've Got a Woman, Pt. 1- Jimmy McGriff
15. You Should Know I'm Still Your Baby- Sammi Lynn
16. It's Gonna Work Out Fine- Ike & Tina Turner
17. My Little Angel- Johnnie Mae Mathews
18. Pennies From Heaven- The Matadors
19. Psycho- Bobby Hendricks
20. Pretty Plaid Skirt & Long Black Sox- The Night Riders
21. She's A Heartbreaker- The Chandeliers
22. The Sneak- Jimmy Oliver Orchestra
23. Any Other Way- Jackie Shane
24. Keep Your Business to Yourself- Pearl Woods
25. May I Have This Dance- The Senors
CD2
1. A Handful of Memories- Baby Washington
2. You're My Baby- Ike & Tina Turner
3. Cast Your Vote-
4. Bobby Hendricks- Believe It or Not
5. I Need a Woman ('Cause I'm a Man)- The Mighty Hannibal
6. Maybe Never -Jimmy Barnes
7. I Need You- Eloise Carter
8. Hand In Hand - Johnny Darrow
9. Sticks And Stones- Jackie Shane
10.Be Good To Me - The Matadors
11. Cruising-The Duals
12. Tra La La La La-Ike & Tina Turner
13. Someone- The Honey Do's
14. The Headshrinker- Johnnie Mae Mathews
15. Baby Doll- Billy & Rickey
16. Busy Flirting- Bobby Hendricks
17. St Loo- The Night Riders
18. Chunk-A-Lunk Jug Part 1- Mary Lou Williams Trio
19. Give Me Your Love- The Chandeliers
20. Written In the Stars- The Four Jokers
21. My Love- Ike Turner & The Kings of Rhythm
22. The Recipe (For Perfect Fools)- Barbara George
23. Searching For Olive Oil- The Senors
24.Must Be Love- Tommy Williams
25. All About My Girl- Jimmy McGrif
26. South Cave Man.- Stevie D'Or and The Dockers.
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