Brown Eyed Soul: The Sound of East L.A., Vol. 3

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
An enjoyable compilation of diverse R&B recordings released between 1959 and 1975 which earned plenty of airplay on East Los Angeles radio stations. Many were also hits elsewhere, like the Olympics' "Mine Exclusively," a hard, bouncy R&B vocal that proved they could do more than just dance tunes. The little-known ballad "I Fooled You This Time" by Gene Chandler and "Forever" by the Marvelettes a popular song at weddings were R&B chart-dwellers that never crossed over to pop. Smashes like "Land of 1,000 Dances" by Cannibal & the Headhunters, Leon Haywood's "It's Got to Be Mellow," and "Natural High" by Bloodstone are balanced by local favorites such as ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
An enjoyable compilation of diverse R&B recordings released between 1959 and 1975 which earned plenty of airplay on East Los Angeles radio stations. Many were also hits elsewhere, like the Olympics' "Mine Exclusively," a hard, bouncy R&B vocal that proved they could do more than just dance tunes. The little-known ballad "I Fooled You This Time" by Gene Chandler and "Forever" by the Marvelettes a popular song at weddings were R&B chart-dwellers that never crossed over to pop. Smashes like "Land of 1,000 Dances" by Cannibal & the Headhunters, Leon Haywood's "It's Got to Be Mellow," and "Natural High" by Bloodstone are balanced by local favorites such as Brenton Wood's "Catch You on the Rebound," El Chicano's "Tell Her She's Lovely," and Rosie & Ron's "Bring Me Happiness."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/1997
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227287023
  • Catalog Number: 72870

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mine Exclusively (2:26)
  2. 2 Tell Her She's Lovely (3:52)
  3. 3 Let's Get Together Again (2:23)
  4. 4 I Fooled You This Time (2:52)
  5. 5 Natural High (4:09)
  6. 6 Don't Let No One Get You Down (4:02)
  7. 7 Land of 1000 Dances (2:49)
  8. 8 Tell Him - Patti Drew (2:27)
  9. 9 I'm Sorry (2:25)
  10. 10 Making Ends Meet (2:39)
  11. 11 Forever (2:20)
  12. 12 Bring Me Happiness - Rosie & Ron (2:13)
  13. 13 Close Your Eyes (2:36)
  14. 14 Image of a Girl - The Safaris (2:39)
  15. 15 Catch You on the Rebound (2:12)
  16. 16 It's Got to Be Mellow (2:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bloodstone Track Performer
Gene Chandler Track Performer
The Marvelettes Track Performer
The Olympics Track Performer
Peaches & Herb Track Performer
War Track Performer
Brenton Wood Track Performer
Cannibal & the Headhunters Track Performer
Leon Haywood Track Performer
Patti Drew Track Performer
Thee Midniters Track Performer
El Chicano Track Performer
Bo Diddley Track Performer
Ron Track Performer
Rosie Track Performer
Carol Hughes Track Performer
Technical Credits
Alan Freed Composer
Lee Oskar Composer
Lonnie Jordan Composer
Kim Wilson Composer
Thomas Allen Composer
Bert Berns Composer
Bo Diddley Composer
Harold Brown Composer
Chris Clarke Remastering
B.B. Dickerson Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Jerry Goldstein Composer
William "Poogie" Hart Composer
Freddy Powers Composer
Howard Scott Composer
Charles Miller Composer
Bert Russell Composer
Sevie Bates Art Direction
David Reyes Liner Notes
Bernice Petkere Composer
Daniel Hersch Remastering
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