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A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Dinah Washington: A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17520

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I’ve Been Around - The Complete Imperial and ABC Recordings (12-CD & DVD Deluxe Box Set) Fats Domino: I’ve Been Around - The Complete Imperial and... Art-Nr.: BCD17579

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The Complete Boss Of The Blues (2-CD) Big Joe Turner: The Complete Boss Of The Blues (2-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17505

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The Mercury New Orleans Sessions (2-CD) Various - Record Label Profiles: The Mercury New Orleans Sessions (2-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD16804

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Blues Kings Of Baton Rouge (2-CD) Various Artists: Blues Kings Of Baton Rouge (2-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17512

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The Precious Years - 34 Teen Dance Hits From The Bear Family Archives (CD) Various Artists: The Precious Years - 34 Teen Dance Hits From... Art-Nr.: BCD17529

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Talking On The Telephone Vol.1 - Blues, R&B And Gospel (CD) Various: Talking On The Telephone Vol.1 - Blues, R&B And... Art-Nr.: ACD12524

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Little Junior Parker Rocks (CD) Little Junior Parker: Little Junior Parker Rocks (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17535

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The Jubilee Recordings (6-CD Deluxe Box Set) The Orioles: The Jubilee Recordings (6-CD Deluxe Box Set) Art-Nr.: BCD15682

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Early rock & roll derived the lion's share of its en-ergy and inspiration from black music. In the Fif-ties "rock & roll" was often taken to be simply a new name for "rhythm & blues," or "R&B," the music industry's generic term for any popular music primarily produced and consumed by African-Americans.

The R&B scene of the early Fifties was diverse enough to accommodate the suave stylings of a Charles Brown, the earthy, fiery Chicago blues of a Muddy Waters and everything in between. But when one thinks today of R&B in the early Fifties, it's usually the vocal groups that first come to mind—the Drifters, the Dominoes, the Midnighters, so many more. During those years, the years just before rock & roll became a worldwide phenomenon, a new en-ergy came into black vocal group music. In the For-ties it had been dominated by the Ravens, the Orioles and other groups that sang love songs sweet and low, after the fashion of the Ink Spots, who became world famous just before World War II.

Around 1950, though, certain R&B vocal groups began moving away from the sweet tones of the Ink Spots' Bill Kenny and toward something much closer to the sanctified shouts of such contemporary gospel groups as the Soul Stirrers, the Pilgrim Trav-elers and the Swan Silvertones. For some in the black community, this was tan-tamount to blasphemy. The new mix of gospel-style singing, sensual R&B rhythms and risque lyrics on such trend-setting records as "Honey Love" by the Drifters and "Work with Me Annie" by the Mid-nighters was as outrageous to conservatives as the rap excesses of 2 Live Crew would be some thirty-five years later.

(When Sam Cooke launched his pop career in 1957 after six years of singing pure gospel with the Soul Stirrers, the schism among his fans was deeper and more permanent even than what happened among Bob Dylan's folk fans after he went electric in 1965.) For young R&B fans, though—blacks and whites—this was electrifying stuff...

Early rock & roll derived the lion's share of its en-ergy and inspiration from black music. In the Fif-ties "rock & roll" was often taken to be simply a new name for "rhythm & blues,"... read more »
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Early rock & roll derived the lion's share of its en-ergy and inspiration from black music. In the Fif-ties "rock & roll" was often taken to be simply a new name for "rhythm & blues," or "R&B," the music industry's generic term for any popular music primarily produced and consumed by African-Americans.

The R&B scene of the early Fifties was diverse enough to accommodate the suave stylings of a Charles Brown, the earthy, fiery Chicago blues of a Muddy Waters and everything in between. But when one thinks today of R&B in the early Fifties, it's usually the vocal groups that first come to mind—the Drifters, the Dominoes, the Midnighters, so many more. During those years, the years just before rock & roll became a worldwide phenomenon, a new en-ergy came into black vocal group music. In the For-ties it had been dominated by the Ravens, the Orioles and other groups that sang love songs sweet and low, after the fashion of the Ink Spots, who became world famous just before World War II.

Around 1950, though, certain R&B vocal groups began moving away from the sweet tones of the Ink Spots' Bill Kenny and toward something much closer to the sanctified shouts of such contemporary gospel groups as the Soul Stirrers, the Pilgrim Trav-elers and the Swan Silvertones. For some in the black community, this was tan-tamount to blasphemy. The new mix of gospel-style singing, sensual R&B rhythms and risque lyrics on such trend-setting records as "Honey Love" by the Drifters and "Work with Me Annie" by the Mid-nighters was as outrageous to conservatives as the rap excesses of 2 Live Crew would be some thirty-five years later.

(When Sam Cooke launched his pop career in 1957 after six years of singing pure gospel with the Soul Stirrers, the schism among his fans was deeper and more permanent even than what happened among Bob Dylan's folk fans after he went electric in 1965.) For young R&B fans, though—blacks and whites—this was electrifying stuff...

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A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Ruth Brown: A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17542

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1-CD with 36-page booklet, 31 tracks. Total playing time approx. 78 minutes. • She is not only the legendary Queen of Rhythm & Blues, she also had a baby they called Rock 'n' Roll! Her fantastic voice is genre-spanning - here is the...
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Southern Bred Vol.8 - Texas R&B Rockers - That'll Get It (CD) Various: Southern Bred Vol.8 - Texas R&B Rockers -... Art-Nr.: CDKM46

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(Koko Mojo Records) 28 tracks, digisleeve New series on the KOKO MOJO sub-label: after the big 24-part (and meanwhile continued) Rhythm & Blues Reissue series, the mother ship RHYTHM BOMB now presents the eighth part of the "Southern...
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(Koko Mojo) 28 tracks - digisleeve The next KOKO MOJO sampler series with 28 Rhythm "n "Blues tracks from the golden era of American music in a beautifully designed three-part 4c digisleeve with liner notes by DJ MOJO MAN aka LITTLE...
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Slow Grind Fever Vol.9 & Vol.10 (CD) Various: Slow Grind Fever Vol.9 & Vol.10 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSTAG152

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(Stag-O-Lee) 28 tracks Volume #9 and #10 in this amazing series on one 79/minute CD. Slow grinding R&B/Soul/Exotica tunes as they are being played in a club in Melbourne/Australia. Around midnight on the last Saturday of every month, an...
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Stirring Up The Dancefloor: Original Sound Of UK Clubland (CD) Various: Stirring Up The Dancefloor: Original Sound Of... Art-Nr.: CDJAS1048

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Play It Again Vol 2: R&B Answers Copycats & Follow-Ups (CD) Various: Play It Again Vol 2: R&B Answers Copycats &... Art-Nr.: CDJAS3145

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Sittin Here Drinkin (CD) Christine Kittrell: Sittin Here Drinkin (CD) Art-Nr.: CDJAS3169

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Are You Ready To Rock: Singles 1942-1955 (CD) Lucky Millinger: Are You Ready To Rock: Singles 1942-1955 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDJAS3152

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Boss Black Rockers Vol.4 - Slow Down (CD) Various: Boss Black Rockers Vol.4 - Slow Down (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM53

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Boss Black Rockers Vol.3 - Rockin' Shoes (CD) Various: Boss Black Rockers Vol.3 - Rockin' Shoes (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM52

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The Original (CD) Little Eva: The Original (CD) Art-Nr.: CD886242

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(DISKY) 15 tracks Original Dimension Recordings 62-65 Top Sound
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(Castle Music) 60 remastered original Scepter recordingss including rare and previously unreleased material - color booklet.
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The Best Of - The Millenium Collection (CD) Lloyd Price: The Best Of - The Millenium Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CD112883

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Greatest Hits (CD) Lloyd Price: Greatest Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CDP77305

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Better Beware (CD) Little Esther: Better Beware (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCR248

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(Charly) 20 tracks (54:16) - Original Federal recordings 1951-1953 (1 unissued)! Liner notes by Barney Hoskyns.
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Boss Black Rockers Vol.2 - Bip Bop Bip (CD) Various: Boss Black Rockers Vol.2 - Bip Bop Bip (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM51

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Popcorn Blues Party Vol.3 (CD) Various: Popcorn Blues Party Vol.3 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM30

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(Koko Mojo Records) 22 tracks - digisleeve Among rhythm'n'blues insiders, "popcorn" is almost a genre term in its own right. Located near Antwerp in Vrasene, the "Popcorn" was a dance club with four-digit capacity, which organized dance...
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Rockinitis Vol.3 - Electric Blues From The Rock'n'Roll Era (LP) Various: Rockinitis Vol.3 - Electric Blues From The... Art-Nr.: LPSTAG159

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(Stag-O-Lee) 16 tracks The real blues is no longer news for a long time. Here you will find 16 electrified post-war firecrackers, recorded between Chicago and New Orleans, which often only had a short life as a 7" single and which are...
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Boss Black Rockers Vol.1 - She Can Rock (CD) Various: Boss Black Rockers Vol.1 - She Can Rock (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM050

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Southern Bred Vol.7 - Texas R&B Rockers - Hit The Road (CD) Various: Southern Bred Vol.7 - Texas R&B Rockers - Hit... Art-Nr.: CDKM040

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(Koko Mojo Records) 28 Tracks - Digisleeve - The seventh episode of the series features artists and songs that come from Texas. Among them are Pee Wee Crayton, Smokey Hogg, Joe Tex, Roy Gaines, Freddie King, and many others. The...
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Stand By Me (2-CD) Ben E. King: Stand By Me (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDBMG17814

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(BMG) 28 tracks - digipack The soul singer and record producer Ben E. King was perhaps best known for his international hit "Stand By Me" and as one of the main singers of The Drifters, but especially for the lead vocals on one of their...
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A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Dinah Washington: A Rockin' Good Way - Juke Box Pearls (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17520

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​1-CD Digipak with 36-page booklet, 29 tracks. Total playing time about 77 minutes. • Dinah Washington was not only called 'The Queen', she simply was 'The Queen'. • Her incredibly powerful voice, which is unparalleled, obliges us to...
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The RCA Album Collection (8-CD Cube Box) Sam Cooke: The RCA Album Collection (8-CD Cube Box) Art-Nr.: CDSNY98702

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(2011/RCA) 8 original albums 1960-63, mini replica papersleeves, 24 page booklet.
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