Imperial Records- The R&B Years Vol. 3
[Imperial5003]
$15.00

One of the powerhouse labels on the West Coast, IMPERIAL boasted a roster of amazing breadth from low down blues to uptempo jump blues.  This set covers many sides never reissued from the early days of the label.  West Coast gems from MONTE EASTER, DUKE HENDERSON alongside New Orleans R&B from ALONZO STEWART & LLOYD LAMBERT and gut bucket Texas blues from MERCY DEE WALTON...............

1. PORK CHOPS AND MUSTARD GREENS Ernie Andrews & His Orch. (5132)
2. I WAS MAD Monte Easter & His Orch. (5135)
3. NOBODY'S WOMAN John Tripp (5190)
4. ALL OVER Mercy Dee (C-111)
5. HOMELY BABY Mercy Dee (5104)
6. KINFOLKS Duke Henderson with Monroe Tucker Orch. (5109)
7. BLUES BY CECIL Cecil Gant (5112)
8. PLOWBOY BLUES Eddie Johnson & His Orch. (5120)
9. WHAT'S THE USE Monte Easter & His Orch. (5135)
10. THOMAS AVENUE BLUES Monte Easter (5155)
11. SWEET LOVIN' WOMAN Monte Easter (5155)
12. I'M HUNCHED Mary Wallace with Orch. (5168)
13. REAL FINE DADDY Mary Wallace with Orch. (5168)
14. HIGH CLASS WOMAN Little Bubber with Lloyd Lambert Band (5225)
15. COME BACK BABY Little Bubber with Lloyd Lambert Band (5225)
16. IN THE DARK Herb Fisher (5226)
17. WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT Herb Fisher (5226)
18. I LOVE YOU Alonzo Stewart (5158)
19. TELL ME, MOTHER Alonzo Stewart (5188)
20. TROUBLED WOMAN Eddie Johnson (C-101)
21. MR. JUICE HEAD Eddie Johnson (C-101)
22. CORN LICKER BLUES Eddie Johnson & His Orch. (5120)
23. LIVE MY OWN LIFE, PARTS 1 & 2 Monroe Tucker & His Orch. (vcl Duke Henderson) (5121)
24. FORGET ABOUT THE WHOLE AFFAIR Ernie Andrews & His Orch. (5132)
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