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James Brown Singles

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Wow! Hip-O Select is starting a new series of reissues of James Brown Singles! Starting in a few days!

As Shawn says, "ROCKIN' GOOD NEWS!"

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I ordered this. . . I have no James Brown of this vintage and this is likely a really good series . . . .

Also ordered a four cd set of Tom Jones for my wife. . . 20 bucks.

And if you're a Peggy Lee fan, check out the "Classics & Collectibles" imported two cd set they're selling for 10 bucks! This is a really nice set with some rareties inside including duets with Jim Backus. . . and Jimmy Rowles.

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And if you're a Peggy Lee fan, check out the "Classics & Collectibles"...a really nice set with some rareties inside including duets with Jim Backus. . .

WHOA! A whole 'nother type of "JB SIngle"!

Edited by JSngry

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Yeah. I know. I have quite a few of the early (King) lps and a lot of these tracks are on them. I really should check...maybe ALL of them are on those lps.

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Yeah. I know. I have quite a few of the early (King) lps and a lot of these tracks are on them. I really should check...maybe ALL of them are on those lps.

I agree. This is frustrating. I'm always in favor of more JB product, but taking into account the complicated nature of JB's catalogue and all the previous reissues/collections, I think I would prefer to see a complete box set of JB's work at Federal/King.

Here is my data on this period of JB's work:

King/Federal Years

Single =X

Please, Please, Please 1959

Please, Please, Please b/w Why Do You Do Me X

Try Me b/w Tell Me What Did I Do Wrong X

I Feel That Old Feelin' Comin' On

That's When I Lost My Heart

Chonnie-On-Chon b/w I Won't Plead No More X

Hold My Baby's Hand

Tell Me What I Did Wrong

Baby Cries Over the Ocean

Begging, Begging b/w That When I Lost My Heart X

No, No, No, No b/w Hold My Baby's Hand X

That Dood It b/w Baby Cries Over the Ocean X

I Don't Know b/w I Feel That Old Feelin' Comin' On X

I Walked Alone

Love or a Game b/w Messing with the Blues X

Let's Make It

Just Won't Do Right

Try Me 1959

There Must be a Reason

I Want You So Bad b/w There Must be a Reason X

Why Do You Do Me X

Got to Cry b/w It was You X

Strange Things Happen

Fine Old Foxy Self

Messing with the Blues

Try Me

It Was You

I've Got to Change b/w It Hurts to Tell You X

Can't Be the Same b/w Gonna Try X

It Hurts to Tell You

I Won't Plead No More

You're Mine, You're Mine b/w I Walked Alone X

Gonna Try

Don't Let it Happen to Me

Non-LP Single 1959 Doodle Bug (instr) b/w Bucket Head X

Think 1960

Think b/w You've Got the Power X

Good Good Lovin' b/w Don't Let it Happen to Me X

Wonder When You're Comin' Home

I'll Go Crazy b/w I Know It's True (I Found Someone) X

This Old Heart b/w Wonder When You're Coming Home X

I Know It's True ( I Found Someone)

Bewildered b/w If You Want Me X

I'll Never, Never Let You Go

You've Got The Power

If You Want Me

Baby, You're Right b/w I'll Never Never Let You Go X

So Long

Non-LP Single 1960 The Bells b/w And I Do Just What I Want X

Edited by HWright

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With the past history of these things, you should buy two on speculation and one to listen to!

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So there are just 4 tracks that weren't on the lps then?

Still, I find this hard to resist. The sound will probably be great. PLUS session info. Non existent on the King lps.

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Yes, I did. Very nicely done.

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Yes, I did. Very nicely done.

Thank you for responding.

Did you hear any significant sound improvement over previous issues of the material?

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My previous versions of this material are on scratched party lp and cassettes. . . .

So. .. YES.

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This is a bit frustrating, as it looks like the previous Roots of a Revolution set, but with the hits added. (Roots of a Revolution covered only the non-hits, as they apparently didn't want competition with the Greatest Hits collections. :angry:)

At any rate, I have programmed the hits in through iTunes. So I would only bite if there was a MAJOR sonic upgrade here.

Speaking of Hip-0-Select, is anybody familiar with the post-Motown David Ruffin albums that are now available?

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I used to have the Roots of a Revolution set, and I consider this to be a sonic upgrade. Better liner notes as well.

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[quote name='John L' date='Dec 11 2006, 08:29 AM' post='590179'

Speaking of Hip-0-Select, is anybody familiar with the post-Motown David Ruffin albums that are now available?

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Speaking of Hip-0-Select, is anybody familiar with the post-Motown David Ruffin albums that are now available?

Are you asking about the titles on the Hip-0-Select site?

Actually, I misunderstood. These are Motown albums. I meant David Ruffin volume 2. I absolutely adore the track "Walk Away From Love." But I wonder how the rest of the Van McCoy stuff holds up with Ruffin. I have Ruffin volume 1, and like that.

davidruffin.jpg

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Since I've still got Roots Of A Revolution, I can't see my way clear to getting this new set.

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With the past history of these things, you should buy two on speculation and one to listen to!

Just became aware of this series and you sir were right, which means I'm out of luck, ain't no way paying these prices for a couple of cds.

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Amazon offers MP3 downloads of this series, even the out of print ones, for about $14. For some reason, volume 9 is only $3.99! You miss out on the liners, but if you want the music, There It Is!

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I'm hooked by this series... got Vols. 3, 4 and 6 now, waiting for Vols. 1, 5, and 7-9 to be delivered in the next days/weeks.

Amazon.com still has Vols. 1 and 5, but Vol. 2 is way over the top right now... anyone has a lead where I might find that one?

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I'm hooked by this series... got Vols. 3, 4 and 6 now, waiting for Vols. 1, 5, and 7-9 to be delivered in the next days/weeks.

Amazon.com still has Vols. 1 and 5, but Vol. 2 is way over the top right now... anyone has a lead where I might find that one?

Ships in 1-2 weeks, maybe?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000O590N4

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