The Classic Earliest Recordings

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This is a magnificent budget release from JSP, a label that is one of the best jazz/blues reissue labels around. The Classic Earliest Recordings represents Charles Brown at his peak as a performer, and these five full discs show off every facet of the artist's considerable gifts. Concentrating on Brown's recordings of the 1940s, many of the earliest tracks here see him backing Johnny Moore, and are widely regarded as some of the finest recordings of Brown's career. By disc five, which showcases classics such as "I Stumbled Over You," listeners hear Brown emerge as a singular artist in his own right, hugely self-confident, and fashioning a distinctive style that was to form ...
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All Music Guide - Thomas Ward
This is a magnificent budget release from JSP, a label that is one of the best jazz/blues reissue labels around. The Classic Earliest Recordings represents Charles Brown at his peak as a performer, and these five full discs show off every facet of the artist's considerable gifts. Concentrating on Brown's recordings of the 1940s, many of the earliest tracks here see him backing Johnny Moore, and are widely regarded as some of the finest recordings of Brown's career. By disc five, which showcases classics such as "I Stumbled Over You," listeners hear Brown emerge as a singular artist in his own right, hugely self-confident, and fashioning a distinctive style that was to form the basis for the rest of his career. As usual from JSP, the remastering is magnificent, and the icing on what is a wonderful overview of Charles Brown's formative years.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/2003
  • Label: Jsp Records
  • UPC: 788065770723
  • Catalog Number: 7707

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fugue in C Major (2:48)
  2. 2 Melancholy Madeline (3:05)
  3. 3 Tell Me You'll Wait for Me (2:58)
  4. 4 Nightfall (2:48)
  5. 5 Maureen (3:02)
  6. 6 Lost in the Night (3:19)
  7. 7 You Taught Me to Love (3:08)
  8. 8 End O' War Blues (3:22)
  9. 9 Johnny's Boogie (2:33)
  10. 10 C.O.D. (3:07)
  11. 11 B-Sharp You'll See (2:53)
  12. 12 There Is No Greater Love (2:59)
  13. 13 Hard Tack (2:53)
  14. 14 Pasadena (3:10)
  15. 15 I Want You, I Need You (3:06)
  16. 16 My Silent Love (3:14)
  17. 17 Googie's Boogie (2:59)
  18. 18 Tonight I'm Alone (2:55)
  19. 19 Blazer's Boogie (2:35)
  20. 20 Baby Don't You Cry (3:28)
  21. 21 Driftin' Blues (3:15)
  22. 22 Groovy (2:52)
  23. 23 You Are My First Love (3:06)
  24. 24 Racetrack Blues (3:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 'Til the Real Thing Comes Along (3:08)
  2. 2 Rocks in My Bed (2:40)
  3. 3 Travelin' Blues (2:53)
  4. 4 I'll Get Along Somehow (3:13)
  5. 5 What Do You Know About Love? (3:12)
  6. 6 Nutmeg (2:55)
  7. 7 It's the Talk of the Town (3:15)
  8. 8 Warsaw Concerto, Pts. 1 & 2 (5:03)
  9. 9 How Deep Is the Ocean? (3:03)
  10. 10 You Left Me Forsaken (3:02)
  11. 11 So Long (3:20)
  12. 12 You Won't Let Me Go (3:08)
  13. 13 It Had to Be You (2:49)
  14. 14 You Showed Me the Way (3:16)
  15. 15 More Than You Know (2:51)
  16. 16 Sail on Blues (2:54)
  17. 17 Blue Because of You (3:00)
  18. 18 Make Believe Land (2:31)
  19. 19 If You Should Ever Leave (2:51)
  20. 20 When Your Lover Has Gone (2:45)
  21. 21 Way Over There by the Cherry Tree (2:34)
  22. 22 Sunny Road (2:43)
  23. 23 Be Fair With Me (2:54)
  24. 24 Falling in Love With You (2:40)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Huggin' Bug (2:39)
  2. 2 Gloria (2:52)
  3. 3 I Wouldn't Mind (2:49)
  4. 4 Now That You're Gone (2:37)
  5. 5 St. Louis Blues (2:39)
  6. 6 Bobby Sox Blues (2:50)
  7. 7 Juke Box Lil (2:21)
  8. 8 Why Is Love Like That? (2:43)
  9. 9 It's Over (2:59)
  10. 10 Changeable Woman Blues (3:01)
  11. 11 I Surrender Dear (2:46)
  12. 12 Better Watch What You Do (2:29)
  13. 13 I Love to Make Love to You (2:53)
  14. 14 New Orleans Blues (2:57)
  15. 15 I Cried for You (3:05)
  16. 16 Moonrise (2:34)
  17. 17 I'm Looking for Love (2:57)
  18. 18 Merry Christmas, Baby (2:46)
  19. 19 Peek-A-Boo (2:24)
  20. 20 Don't Get Salty Sugar (2:24)
  21. 21 Lonesome Blues (2:46)
  22. 22 Soothe Me (2:35)
  23. 23 I'll Miss You So (2:31)
  24. 24 Money's Getting Cheaper (2:31)
Disc 4
  1. 1 I'm So Happy I Could Cry (3:01)
  2. 2 If You Don't Why Don't Cha (2:24)
  3. 3 Scratch Sheet (2:45)
  4. 4 Jilted Blues (2:52)
  5. 5 Tomorrow (2:47)
  6. 6 So There (2:46)
  7. 7 Groovy Movie Blues (2:35)
  8. 8 You Better Change Your Way of Lovin' (2:54)
  9. 9 Free Lancin' Again (2:32)
  10. 10 Any Old Place With Me (2:23)
  11. 11 I Hate Myself (2:53)
  12. 12 If I Had You (2:46)
  13. 13 Friendless Blues (2:48)
  14. 14 Walkin' in Circles (2:48)
  15. 15 Cold in Here (2:29)
  16. 16 Love Me Tonight (2:48)
  17. 17 Snuff Dippin' Mama (2:44)
  18. 18 B & O Blues (2:57)
  19. 19 Teresa (2:23)
  20. 20 Where Can I Find My Baby? (2:55)
  21. 21 Honey, Keep Your Mind on Me (2:34)
  22. 22 Foolish (2:37)
  23. 23 My Last Affair (2:33)
  24. 24 Homesick Blues (3:02)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Wonder When My Baby's Comin' Home (2:53)
  2. 2 Dedicated to You (2:37)
  3. 3 What a Life (2:36)
  4. 4 How High the Moon (2:16)
  5. 5 Ooh! Ooh! Sugar (3:01)
  6. 6 Get Yourself Another Fool (3:02)
  7. 7 Baby Do You Know the Game (2:26)
  8. 8 In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down (2:56)
  9. 9 It's Nothing (2:51)
  10. 10 Trouble Blues (2:23)
  11. 11 I Don't Care Who Knows (2:53)
  12. 12 When You're Alone (2:57)
  13. 13 Please Be Kind (2:49)
  14. 14 A Long Time (2:56)
  15. 15 So Mistreated (3:41)
  16. 16 Tormented (2:46)
  17. 17 Alley Batting (3:01)
  18. 18 I Stumbled Over You (3:03)
  19. 19 Take Me (2:50)
  20. 20 Let's Have a Ball (2:37)
  21. 21 Did You Ever Love a Woman (3:09)
  22. 22 My Baby's Gone (3:00)
  23. 23 Again (3:09)
  24. 24 Gee (3:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charles Brown Primary Artist, Piano, Celeste, Vocals
Johnny Otis Drums
Frankie Laine Vocals
Oscar Moore Guitar
George Collier Jr. Guitar
Joseph Lewis Guitar
Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Norris Guitar
Johnny Moore Band Guitar
Eddie Williams Bass
John McNeil Vocals
Technical Credits
Charles Brown Composer
Leroy Carr Composer
Floyd Dixon Composer
Lowell Fulson Composer
Roosevelt Sykes Composer
Richard Addinsell Composer
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