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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