Article successfully added.

Joe Tex Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings

Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.

$14.55 * $17.92 * (18.81% Saved)

* incl. VAT / plus shipping costs

Item is temporarily out of stock.
Approx. delivery time: up to 3 weeks. (as far as available at the supplier - can be faster, but sometimes unfortunately not)

  • CDCHD1197
  • 0.1
(2008/ACE) 27 tracks (65:18) the Rock & Roll Cowboy's great 1950s- 45s complete on CD for the... more

Joe Tex: Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings

(2008/ACE) 27 tracks (65:18) the Rock & Roll Cowboy's great 1950s- 45s complete on CD for the first time. Original King & Ace(MS) masters with 12 page booklet./Seine genialen 50er Aufnahmen, endlich auf einer angemessenen Produktion erhältlich.Rock & Rollin' Highlight !sk

Article properties: Joe Tex: Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings

  • Interpret: Joe Tex

  • Album titlle: Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Year of publication 2008
  • Label Ace Records

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0029667034128

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Tex, Joe - Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings CD 1
01 Davy, You Upset My Home
02 Come In This House
03 Anothe Man's Woman
04 Right Back To My Arms
05 My Biggest Mistake
06 I Had To Come Back To You
07 She's Mine
08 Get Way Back
09 Pneumonia
10 I Want To Have A Talk With You
11 Ain't Nobody's Business
12 Cut It Out
13 Put Your Confidence In Me
14 Open The Door
15 Just For You And Me
16 You Little Baby Faced Thing
17 Mother's Advice
18 Charlie Brown Got Expelled
19 Blessed Are These Tears
20 Yum, Yum, Yum
21 Don't Hold It Against Me
22 Grannie Stole The Show
23 Boys Will Be Boys
24 Baby You're Right (I'm Gonna Hold What I Got)
25 Come In This House
26 I Want To Have A Talk With You
27 Gee, I Really Want You
Geboren als Joseph Arrington Jr. am 8. 8. 1933 im texanischen Rogers, verstorben am 13. 8. 1982... more
"Joe Tex"

Geboren als Joseph Arrington Jr. am 8. 8. 1933 im texanischen Rogers, verstorben am 13. 8. 1982 in seinem Haus in Navasota, Texas.

Joe Tex

Hold What You've Got

Joe Tex

Hold What You've Got

Nashville producer Buddy Killen was on the verge of losing dynamic soul singer Joe Tex after releasing 10 Tex 45s on his Dial label starting in 1961. "One day he called me," said the late Killen. "He said, 'Hey, man, how about letting me go? You said you would, if I wanted out of my contract.' I said, 'On one condition.' He said, 'What's that?' I said, 'Let me record the way I want to one time. Don't fight with me. Let's just do it, and if it doesn't work, then I'll turn you loose.'

"So I set up some time down at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, and I got some of my players that did my records here in Nashville—(guitarist) Kelso Herston and (pianist) Ronnie Wilkins. I think Joe South came over from Atlanta to work with us. And Joe (Tex) brought Clyde (Williams), the drummer, and his bass player. So we got in there and worked for seven hours on 'Fresh Out Of Tears.' It was okay. It was nothing great. Now it's three o'clock in the morning, and I said, 'Joe, what's the other little old song that you sang for me?'"  It was the wise, half-spoken ballad Hold What You've Got, which Tex wrote en route while thinking about a long-ago childhood sweetheart and his pregnant wife. He scribbled the idea down on a paper sack.

Tex's bassist, J. Alfred Cook, devised an arrangement that opened with a single chord by Herston on an acoustic axe he'd borrowed from Roger Miller. After Joe overdubbed a harmony vocal, the session ended with everyone disappointed. "On my way back to Nashville, I thought, 'I don't give up that easily.' So I immediately went to RCA Studios, and went into the editing room," said Buddy. "I started making copies of these two takes. I'd cut a little piece here, a little piece there, and I finally found one chorus that I could edit out of some other choruses and make it hold together enough to use it." Atlantic Records boss Jerry Wexler was so impressed with the results that Buddy gave him Dial's distribution. Hold What You've Got was the breakthrough Joe had searched for over the last decade, blasting up to #5 pop and #2 R&B. No one was more shocked than Tex. "He called me, and he said, 'Look here, man, you done said you were gonna let me out of my contract!'" said Killen. "I said, 'Joe, we've sold a quarter of a million records!' 'Look here, man—wha-a-a-t?'"

Born Joseph Arrington, Jr. in Rogers, Texas on August 8, 1933, Joe was raised up in the church and dug country music too. He parlayed a Houston amateur show victory into a trip to the Apollo Theatre, where he won another contest. King Records pacted him in 1955, his stage name reflecting his Lone Star home turf. Despite terrific rockers for King and Ace and a handful of 45s for Detroit's Anna Records, Tex was treading water until well after Killen came into his life. After Hold What You've Got, Joe scored a raft of Dial smashes confirming Killen's faith in him.

- Bill Dahl -

Various - Sweet Soul Music

Various - Sweet Soul Music 30 Scorching Classics From 1965

Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/various-sweet-soul-music-30-scorching-classics-from-1965.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records


Der Soul-Sänger wurde 1954 bei einem Talentwettbewerb entdeckt und nahm zunächst für King, Ace und Anna auf. Hits wie “Hold What You've Got' (1965), 'S.Y.S.L.J.F.M.' (= Save Your Sweet Love Just For Me- 1966) und andere gelangen jedoch erst, als Joe Tex beim Dial-Label unter Vertrag stand.

1972 und 1977 platzierte er mit “I Gotcha' und 'Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)' späte Treffer in den US-Charts. Nachdem er im Juli 1972 zum Islam konvertiert war, nannte sich der Interpret Yusef Hazziez und arbeitete zwischenzeitlich als Prediger. 'Sure Is Good' wurde am 30.4.1969 in den Columbia Studios in Nashville eingespielt und am 8.11.1969 veröffentlicht. Im gemischtsprachigen Text singt Joe Tex mehrmals die Zeile '...da ische gudde', was er an anderer Stelle ' - erklärt': '...da ische gudde in German means 'Sure ls Good'...'. Gemeint ist offenbar '. ..das ist gut'.

Aus dem Bear Family Buch - 1000 Nadelstiche von Bernd Matheja - BFB10025 -

Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "Get Way Back - The 1950s Recordings"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Joe Tex
DAC Presents Series Joe Tex: DAC Presents Series Art-Nr.: CDCOE1704

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$14.55 * $11.18 *
Best Of (Complete King Recordings) Joe Tex: Best Of (Complete King Recordings) Art-Nr.: CDGT0848

Item must be ordered

$16.79 * $8.93 *
From The Roots Came The Rapper Joe Tex: From The Roots Came The Rapper Art-Nr.: CDKEND216

Item must be ordered

$17.92 *
First On The Dial - Early Singles & Rare Gems (CD) Joe Tex: First On The Dial - Early Singles & Rare Gems (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSHOUT47

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$89.81 *
Vol.3, Singles A's & B's (1968-72) Joe Tex: Vol.3, Singles A's & B's (1968-72) Art-Nr.: CDSHOUT72

Item must be ordered

$17.41 *
Carnival Rock - Original 1957 Soundtrack (CD) Bob Luman & Others: Carnival Rock - Original 1957 Soundtrack (CD) Art-Nr.: ACD25003

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$8.93 $17.92
A Legend In My Time Don Gibson: A Legend In My Time Art-Nr.: BCD15401

Item must be ordered

$15.67 $17.92
Cool It Baby The Treniers: Cool It Baby Art-Nr.: BCD15418

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$15.67 $17.92
Hey Sister Lucy The Treniers: Hey Sister Lucy Art-Nr.: BCD15419

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$15.67 $17.92
Blue Train John D. Loudermilk: Blue Train Art-Nr.: BCD15421

Item must be ordered

$15.67 $17.92
Vintage Rhythm & Blues Collection (3-CD) Various: Vintage Rhythm & Blues Collection (3-CD) Art-Nr.: CDD6046

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$8.93 $16.79
Otis Redding (3-CD Box, Ltd.) Otis Redding: Otis Redding (3-CD Box, Ltd.) Art-Nr.: CDATCO91817

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$22.41
The Rockin' South (CD) Various: The Rockin' South (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCHD1153

Item must be ordered

$17.92
The Royals Featuring Charles Sutton & Hank Ballard - The Federal Singles (CD) The Royals: The Royals Featuring Charles Sutton & Hank... Art-Nr.: CDCHD1054

Item must be ordered

$17.92
King Rock & Roll Vol.2 (CD) Various: King Rock & Roll Vol.2 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCHD1051

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.92