Skinny Legs & All

Skinny Legs & All

by Joe Tex
     
 

The Collectables label's Skinny Legs & All compiles 24 tracks from soul legend Joe Tex's mid- to late-'60s Dial years, including the hits "Hold What You've Got," "You've Got What It Takes," "Show Me," "S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song)," and the career-defining title track. There are numerous Joe Tex collections out there, but this…  See more details below

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The Collectables label's Skinny Legs & All compiles 24 tracks from soul legend Joe Tex's mid- to late-'60s Dial years, including the hits "Hold What You've Got," "You've Got What It Takes," "Show Me," "S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song)," and the career-defining title track. There are numerous Joe Tex collections out there, but this overview, along with Varese's 25 All Time Greatest Hits offers the clearest window into the halcyon days of this mercurial Southern soul icon.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/1995
Label:
Kent Records Uk
UPC:
0029667211420
catalogNumber:
114
Rank:
141162

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Tracks

  1. S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song)
  2. The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
  3. Show Me
  4. Hold What You've Got
  5. Heep See Few Know
  6. Someone to Take Your Place
  7. One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
  8. If Sugar Was as Sweet as You
  9. Meet Me in Church
  10. You Got What It Takes
  11. I Had a Good Home But I Left, Pt. 1
  12. Don't Let Your Left Hand Know
  13. A Woman (Can Change a Man)
  14. Skinny Legs and All
  15. I Want to (Do Everything for You)
  16. A Sweet Woman Like You
  17. I Believe I'm Gonna Make It
  18. Men Are Gettin' Scarce
  19. I'm a Man
  20. I've Got to Do a Little Bit Better
  21. Papa Was Too
  22. Watching the One (That Brings the Bad News)
  23. The Truest Woman in the World
  24. Chicken Crazy

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joe Tex   Primary Artist,Vocals
Gene Chrisman   Drums
Johnny Christopher   Rhythm Guitar
Tommy Cogbill   Bass Guitar
Sammie Coleman   Trumpet
Bobby Emmons   Organ
Clarence Ford   Tenor Saxophone
Leroy Hadley   Guitar
Emile Hall   Trumpet
Clyde Williams   Drums
Bobby Woods   Piano
Reggie Young   Guitar
Glenn Barbeaux   Baritone Saxophone
Excell Dorsett   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Whitrack   Trumpet
Mack Williams   Baritone Saxophone
Johnny Cristopher   Guitar
Eddie Williams   Tenor Saxophone
Charles Farley   Tenor Saxophone
J. Alfred Cook   Bass Guitar
Sam Miller   Tenor Saxophone
Lee Royal Hadley   Guitar
Warren Johns   Trumpet
Norman "Sly" Sellers   Trombone

Technical Credits

Clifford White   Liner Notes
Richard Tapp   Compilation Assistant

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