SALE
Zurück
Vor
Back to general view
  • Money-back guarantee
    Customer call centre
  • Shipping within EU: 6,99 €
    100 days right of return
  • More than 60,000 different items available ex-warehouse.

Curtis Gordon Play The Music Louder

Star Rating (1)
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.
 
 

catalog number: BCD16253

weight in Kg 0,115

 

Item is temporarily out of stock.
Approx. delivery time: up to 3 weeks. (if available from supplier)

Instead of: $18.81 * (6.27 % Saved)
$17.63 *
 
 

Curtis Gordon: Play The Music Louder

1-CD with 20-page booklet, 34 tracks, Playing time 73:47 minutes.

Curtis Gordon will be 70 this year. and he's on his way to Europe to play showdates! Back in 1985 and 1986 we issued two LPs of Curtis's RCA Victor and Mercury recordings. The RCA sides (issued on 'You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet') predated rock 'n' roll but still included some incredible up-tempo country that pointed the way towards rockabilly (Rompin' And A Stompin'  and Caffeine And Nicotine, for example). 

The Mercury sides are justly acclaimed as some of the hottest country and rockabilly ever recorded. The 16 Mercurys include classics like Draggin', Rock Roll Jump And Jive, I'm Sittin' On Top Of The World..., and several others that once commanded a week's paycheque. Classic country fans shouldn't overlook this CD, either. Curtis Gordon epitomized that wonderful early Fifties Hank Williams-influenced country sound. As a bonus, we've added the two best Dollie recordings from the late Fifties.



1-CD with 20-page booklet, 34 tracks, Playing time 73:47 minutes


 

Songs

Curtis Gordon - Play The Music Louder Medium 1
1: Rompin' And Stompin'
2: Play The Music Louder
3: Caffeine And Nicotine
4: Draggin'
5: Baby, Please Come Home
6: You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
7: Mobile, Alabama
8: So Tired Of Crying
9: Too Young To Know
10: I'm Sittin' On Top Of The World
11: I'd Do It For You
12: One Blue Moon, One Broken Heart
13: Rock, Roll, Jump And Jive
14: Out To Win Your Heart
15: Don't Trade
16: From Memphis To New Orleans
17: Tell 'em No
18: Hey Mister Sorrow
19: Cry, Cry
20: Little Bo-Peep
21: I'd Like To Tell You
22: Sixteen
23: If You Tell Me One More Lie
24: Divided Heart
25: Baby Me
26: Please Baby Please
27: Rocky Road Of Love
28: I Just Don't Love You Anymore
29: I Wouldn't
30: Oh Lonely Heart
31: The Greatest Sin
32: What's A Little Pride
33: You Crazy, Crazy Moon  
34: Where'd Ja Get So Much Of  

 

Artikeleigenschaften von Curtis Gordon: Play The Music Louder

  • Interpret: Curtis Gordon

  • Albumtitel: Play The Music Louder

  • Format CD
  • Genre Rock 'n' Roll

  • Music Genre Rock 'n' Roll
  • Music Style Rock & Roll
  • Music Sub-Genre 201 Rock & Roll
  • Title Play The Music Louder
  • Label BEAR FAMILY RECORDS

  • Price code AH
  • SubGenre Rock - Rock'n'Roll

  • EAN: 4000127162533

  • weight in Kg 0.115
 
 

Artist description "Gordon, Curtis"

CURTIS GORDON

PLAY THE MUSIC LOUDER

At 1:30 on Wednesday afternoon, October 22, 1952, newly signed RCA Victor recording artist Curtis Gordon began his first session at Brown Brothers in Nashville, with RCA A&R man Steve Sholes presiding. Three of his own band members joined him in the studio: fiddler Charles Mitchell, pianist Curly Gainous and bass player Slick Gillespie. Rounding out the band were three of Nashville's early studio A-Team: guitarist and Sholes protege Chet Atkins, singer and rhythm guitarist Eddie Hill and steel guitar virtuoso Jerry Byrd.

For Gordon, landing a deal with RCA, the label of Eddy Arnold and Hank Snow, was a major break. A regional performer who mainly worked south Georgia and north Florida and did occasional national tours, he fit into the honky-tonk sound in vogue at the time. It didn't matter that he had no national home base like the Opry or Louisiana Hayride. He was a regional favorite around Georgia, Alabama and Florida, and in those days major labels didn't shy away from signing such acts, hoping to break them nationally.

Born in July 27, 1928 on a farm near Moultrie, Gordon spent his boyhood drinking in music. "Ernest Tubb and Bob Wills were two of my favorites. I did listen to a lot of Jimmie Rodgers' old records, but Ernest Tubb's 'Walkin' The Floor Over You', 'It's Been So Long Darling' and 'Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello' and all those were my favorites. Ernest Tubb was really my idol until I got into Bob Wills." Soon enough, Gordon was trying to sing locally, winning a talent show sponsored by a Moultrie radio station.

His drive to perform never diminished as a teenager, though temporarily affected his education. "I went to Gulfport, Mississippi and worked with a little band at a radio station there for six or eight months until my folks brought me back and put me in school" he says. Gordon also made early contacts with a fellow Moultrie resident following his own musical road: fiddler Ivy J. Bryant, years from his metamorphosis into premiere country-jazz guitarist Jimmy Bryant. "Jimmy was my wife's second or third cousin. I played with Jimmy several times. Jimmy played fiddle in the same band I was talkin' about. He didn't play guitar then. He could probably play chords, but after Jimmy went to the Army during World War II that's when he learned guitar. When he come out of the army, he could burn a guitar up."

Even though Gordon's folks brought him back from Gulfport to attend high school, he continued developing his performing talents with Pee Wee Mills and the Twilight Playboys around the area and on their program on Moultrie's WMGA radio. Finally, on January 1, 1949 Gordon organized his own band. Starting around southern Georgia and northern Florida, he had enough work to keep him going. In June 1952, he and the band appeared in a talent contest at Atlanta's Tower Theater. Impressed, RCA Victor's Atlanta distributor Sam Wallace recommended Gordon to Steve Sholes, who signed the singer shortly after that. Around July, he joined the Mobile, Alabama's 'Dixie Barn Dance', one of the small country stage shows in the tradition of the Opry and the Louisiana Hayride.

Making Mobile his base of operations, by October of 1952 he'd opened his first Radio Ranch nightclub, which became one the major country music outlets in the region. Over the next four decades, he'd also own three other Radio Ranches (a copyright name) in Thomasville, Albany and Moultrie, Georgia.

That busy month was capped by that RCA session on the 22nd. Whatever Gordon planned to record at that first session, Steve Sholes, as usual, had his own ideas. Seeing Gordon as a potential ballad singer, he directed the sessions that way, having him record What's A Little Pride and The Greatest Sin. Both were penned by Cy Coben, whose songs (both good and lousy) wound up being recorded by many RCA artists. At the same session, Gordon did better with the strutting Jack Toombs-Vic McAlpin ditty You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet, featuring bouncy guitar from Chet and Gainous's competent honky tonk piano. Jack Toombs’ If You Tell Me One More Lie indicates Sholes had ideas to position Gordon to be another Lefty Frizzell.

Though Sholes encouraged artists to submit numbers for consideration on sessions, more often than not, he turned to the folks at Hill and Range for material, a sweetheart deal that resulted in many RCA artists recording great tunes but an awful lot of crap. 

Curtis Gordon Play The Music Louder
Read more at: https://www.bear-family.com/gordon-curtis-play-the-music-louder.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

 
Presseartikel über Curtis Gordon - Play The Music Louder
Customer evaluation "Play The Music Louder"
Average customer evaluation
Star Rating
(from 1 customer evaluations)
 
 
From: Friedrich Klaas 2015-06-18 14:22:11

Excellenter Interpret

Guter Sound !

 
 
Evaluations will be activated after verification
Schreiben Sie eine Bewertung für den Artikel "Curtis Gordon: Play The Music Louder"
 
 
 
 
 
 

The fields marked with * are required.

 
 
Haley, Bill & His...: The Real...

Content: 1.0000

$141.42 *

Feathers, Charlie: Rock-A-Billy...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Campbell, Jo Ann: Boogie...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Parton, Dolly: Dolly Parton...

Content: 1.0000

$141.42 *

Little Richard: Little...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 * Instead of: $19.98 *

Hill, Eddie: The Hot...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Grayzell, Rudy: Let's Get...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Various - Record...: The Mercury...

Content: 1.0000

$35.31 *

Atkins, Chet: Mr. Guitar...

Content: 1.0000

$165.00 *

Damron, Dick: More Than...

Content: 1.0000

$58.89 *

Luman, Bob: Let's Think...

Content: 1.0000

$129.63 *

Haley, Bill & His...: The Warner...

Content: 1.0000

$129.63 *

Mitchell, Bobby: I'm Gonna Be...

Content: 1.0000

$47.10 *

Griffin, Buck: Let's Elope...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Lee, Brenda: Little Miss...

Content: 1.0000

$111.95 *

Jackson, Wanda: Right Or...

Content: 1.0000

$94.26 *

Farmer Boys: Flash, Crash...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Fairburn, Werly: Everybody's...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Clark, Sanford: The Fool

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Dobkins Jr, Carl: My Heart Is...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Scott, Jack: Classic...

Content: 1.0000

$111.95 *

Haley, Bill & His...: The Decca...

Content: 1.0000

$94.26 *

Chuck Wagon Gang: The Complete...

Content: 1.0000

$129.63 *

Horton, Johnny: The Singing...

Content: 1.0000

$222.77 *

Berry, Chuck: Rock And...

Content: 1.0000

$300.59 * Instead of: $353.64 *

Various -...: Troubadours...

Content: 1.0000

$47.10 *

Various -...: Troubadours...

Content: 1.0000

$47.10 *

Various -...: Troubadours...

Content: 1.0000

$47.10 *

Various -...: Troubadours...

Content: 1.0000

$47.10 *

Various - History: Calypso...

Content: 1.0000

$165.00 *

Various - The...: Vol.2, (CD)...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 * Instead of: $19.98 *

Various - The...: Vol.1, (CD)...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 * Instead of: $19.98 *

Wilkins, Reverend...: Prodigal Son

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Singleton, Margie: Pledging My...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Various - Record...: Big 'D'...

Content: 1.0000

$186.22 *

Thompson, Hank: The Pathways...

Content: 1.0000

$186.22 *

Platters, The: The Ballads...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 * Instead of: $19.98 *

Various -...: The Johnson...

Content: 1.0000

$111.95 *

Various - SUN...: Sun Blues...

Content: 1.0000

$222.77 *

Various - SUN...: Sun Country...

Content: 1.0000

$141.42 *

Stacy, Clyde: Hoy Hoy -...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Various: Play The...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 *

Allison, Luther: A Legend...

Content: 1.0000

$256.96 *

Various: Katanga,...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Various: Danger Men,...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 *

Bartholomew, Dave: Jump...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Various: Talking On...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 *

Domino, Fats: The Imperial...

Content: 1.0000

$58.89 *

Cooke, Sam: Rarezas -...

Content: 1.0000

$15.27 *

Various: Slow Grind...

Content: 1.0000

$21.16 *

Various: Caribbean...

Content: 1.0000

$18.81 *

Various: Café Ipanema...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 * Instead of: $17.63 *

Various: Cheap Old...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 *

Various: Hillbilly...

Content: 1.0000

$23.52 *

Various: R&B...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 *

Turner Quintet,...: At The...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Cartey, Ric: Oooh-Eee -...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Various: Shadrach -...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 *

Moore, Merrill: The House of...

Content: 1.0000

$25.88 *

Williams, Hank: Mothers Best...

Content: 1.0000

$188.58 *

Walker, Jerry Jeff: No Leavin'...

Content: 1.0000

$29.42 *

High Noon: Flatland...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Gracie, Charlie: Rockin' And...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Browns, The: Jim Edward,...

Content: 1.0000

$25.88 *

Ford, Tennessee...: Portrait Of...

Content: 1.0000

$129.63 *

Burns, Sonny: The Devil's...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Hunter, Long John: El Paso Rock...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 *

Various - Groove...: Still Groove...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Various - Groove...: Groove Jumping!

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 * Instead of: $18.81 *

Lanham, Roy: The Most...

Content: 1.0000

$23.52 *

Carroll, Johnny: Rock And...

Content: 1.0000

$14.74 *

West, Speedy &...: Bustin' Thru...

Content: 1.0000

$17.63 * Instead of: $18.81 *

King, Bob: Rockin' The...

Content: 1.0000

$17.39 *

Sahm, Doug: San Antonio...

Content: 1.0000

$21.16 *

Hunter, Long John: Ooh Wee...

Content: 1.0000

$21.16 *

Glenn, Glen: The Glen...

Content: 1.0000

$17.10 *

Domino, Fats: Fats Is Back...

Content: 1.0000

$70.68 *

Gracie, Charlie: Just Hangin'...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 * Instead of: $17.63 *

Penguins: Earth Angel...

Content: 1.0000

$19.98 *

Gracie, Charlie: Cool, Baby!...

Content: 1.0000

$11.73 * Instead of: $17.63 *

 
 
Viewed