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Wail Man Wail: The Best of King Curtis 1952-1961

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/25/2012
  • Label: Fantastic Voyage
  • EAN: 5055311000886
  • Catalog Number: 1100088
  • Sales rank: 72,762

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 No More Crying on My Pillow - King Curtis & His Tenor Sax with Orchestra (3:03)
  2. 2 Tenor in the Sky - King Curtis & His Tenor Sax with Orchestra (2:20)
  3. 3 Movin' On (2:42)
  4. 4 Rockabye Baby (2:22)
  5. 5 Open Up (2:20)
  6. 6 King's Rock (3:02)
  7. 7 Dynamite at Midnight (2:44)
  8. 8 The Stranger (2:43)
  9. 9 Steel Guitar Rag (2:33)
  10. 10 Wicky Wacky, Pt. 1 (2:18)
  11. 11 Wicky Wacky, Pt. 2 (2:42)
  12. 12 The Count and the King - Leroy Kirkland's Hi-Flyers (2:37)
  13. 13 The King - The King's Henchmen (2:50)
  14. 14 Battle Royal - Leroy Kirkland's Hi-Flyers (3:14)
  15. 15 Jest Smoochin' - King Curtis & His Royal Men (2:45)
  16. 16 Birth of the Blues - King Curtis & His Royal Men (2:35)
  17. 17 Ific - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:03)
  18. 18 You Made Me Love You - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:02)
  19. 19 Castle Rock - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:09)
  20. 20 Chili - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:09)
  21. 21 Honeydripper, Pt. 1 - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:01)
  22. 22 Honeydripper, Pt. 2 - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:19)
  23. 23 Peter Gunn (2:56)
  24. 24 Heavenly Blues - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:32)
  25. 25 Restless Guitar - King Curtis & His Orchestra (2:05)
  26. 26 King Neptune's Guitar (2:06)
  27. 27 Beatnik Hoedown (1:50)
  28. 28 The Lone Prairie - King Curtis Combo (2:08)
  29. 29 Jay Walk - King Curtis Combo (2:40)
  30. 30 St. Louis Blues - Sonny Jackson (2:39)
  31. 31 My Babe - Sonny Jackson (2:31)
  32. 32 Hot-Rod (1:55)
Disc 2
  1. 1 I'll Be There - King Curtis Orchestra (3:28)
  2. 2 Korea, Korea - Bob Kent Band (3:15)
  3. 3 Boogie in the Moonlight (AKA Lean Chicks) - King Curtis Orchestra (2:30)
  4. 4 Work, Little Carrie, Work - Doc Pomus All Stars (2:24)
  5. 5 Woman, Woman, Woman - The Sparks Of Rhythm (2:39)
  6. 6 Why Do Me That Way - Solomon Burke (2:50)
  7. 7 Mr. Bear Comes to Town - Mr. Bear & His Bearcats (2:05)
  8. 8 If (You Want to Be My Baby) - Varetta Dillard (2:17)
  9. 9 Dee Dat Dee Dum Dum - Roy Gaines (2:11)
  10. 10 Mumbles Blues - Big Connie (2:23)
  11. 11 I'm Going Crazy - The Tibbs Brothers (2:41)
  12. 12 Bamboo Rock 'N' Roll - The Nitecaps (2:33)
  13. 13 Yes Sir! - The Cues (2:21)
  14. 14 In the Morning - Washboard Bill (2:24)
  15. 15 Our Love Will Never End - The Avons (2:36)
  16. 16 Don't Push, Don't Pull, Don't Shove - The Willows (2:24)
  17. 17 Gum Shoe - Sonny Thompson Orchestra (2:42)
  18. 18 I'm Going Home - Mickey & Sylvia (2:23)
  19. 19 Oh! You Sweet Girl - The Nitecaps (2:08)
  20. 20 Rib Joint - Sammy Price & His Texas Bluesicians (2:39)
  21. 21 Juicy Fruit - Rudy Greene (2:17)
  22. 22 Wail Man Wail - Sammy Lowe & His Orchestra (2:44)
  23. 23 You're the One for Me - Rudy Greene (2:22)
  24. 24 Pot Likker - Washboard Bill (2:44)
  25. 25 Ice Cream Baby - The Pearls (2:11)
  26. 26 Handy Andy - The Five Keys (2:16)
  27. 27 Before You Go - The Twin-Tones (2:45)
  28. 28 Blues, Early Early, Pts. 1-2 (4:31)
  29. 29 Rack 'Em Back - Walter Spriggs (1:57)
  30. 30 The Stroll - The Diamonds (2:30)
Disc 3
  1. 1 (We're Gonna) Jump for Joy - Howard Biggs Orchestra (2:08)
  2. 2 Keep A-Driving - Chuck Willis (2:20)
  3. 3 Crowded Classroom - The Strollers (2:10)
  4. 4 The Shadow Knows - The Coasters (2:14)
  5. 5 Lady Love - The Del-Larks (2:07)
  6. 6 Keep a Walkin' - Bobby Darin (1:58)
  7. 7 Rock and Ree-Ah-Zole - The Bobbettes (2:29)
  8. 8 Yakety Yak - The Coasters (1:56)
  9. 9 Switchen in the Kitchen - Lee Simms Orchestra (2:28)
  10. 10 In the Mood - Hutch Davie (2:21)
  11. 11 Just Multiply - Sid Bass & His Orchestra (2:27)
  12. 12 Crawfish - The Stone Crushers (2:20)
  13. 13 Fine Little Girl - Arcades (2:30)
  14. 14 This Little Girl's Gone Rockin' - Howard Biggs Orchestra (1:48)
  15. 15 When Sin Stops - Waylon Jennings (2:10)
  16. 16 That Is Rock & Roll - The Coasters (2:26)
  17. 17 I Ain't Sharin' Sharon - Bobby Darin (2:14)
  18. 18 You Gotta Learn Your Rhythm and Blues - Neil Sedaka (2:20)
  19. 19 The Lover's Curse - Bracey Everett (2:15)
  20. 20 Charlie Brown - The Coasters (2:22)
  21. 21 Jole Blon - Waylon Jennings (1:55)
  22. 22 Always - Stan Applebaum & His Orchestra (2:13)
  23. 23 Takin' Care of Business - Howard Biggs Orchestra (2:21)
  24. 24 Stupid Cupid - Neil Sedaka (2:27)
  25. 25 Besame Mucho, Pt. 2 - The Coasters (2:14)
  26. 26 More Juice - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra (3:02)
  27. 27 Your Love - Roy Hamilton (2:39)
  28. 28 Madisonville, Pt. 1 - The Strolls (2:13)
  29. 29 Madisonville, Pt. 2 - The Strolls (2:13)
  30. 30 Shoppin' for Clothes - The Coasters (2:58)
  31. 31 Tossin' and Turnin' - Joe Rene Orchestra (2:21)
  32. 32 Hearts of Stone - Teddy Randazzo Orchestra (2:03)
  33. 33 Better Forget Him - The Shells (2:47)
  34. 34 Off to Work Again - Wilbert Harrison (2:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
King Curtis Primary Artist, Guitar, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
George Barnes Guitar
Al Casey Guitar
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Budd Johnson Baritone Saxophone
Jonah Jones Trumpet
Herman Foster Piano
Jimmy Lewis Bass
Al Caiola Guitar
Helen Carr Vocals
George Rhodes Piano
Mickey Baker Guitar
Sam "The Man" Taylor Tenor Saxophone
Abie Baker Bass
Everett Barksdale Guitar, Bass Guitar
Ruth Berman Harp
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Bob Bushnell Bass Guitar
Al Casamenti Guitar
Elmer Crumbley Trombone
Clarence Donaldson Drums
Belton Evans Drums
Panama Francis Drums
Ernie Hayes Piano
Haywood Henry Baritone Saxophone
Phil Kraus Percussion
Hugh McCracken Guitar
Roger "Ram" Ramirez Organ
Wally Richardson Guitar
Bobby Rosengarden Percussion
Mike Stoller Piano
Lloyd Trotman Bass
Freddie Zito Trombone
Melvin Daniels Piano, Vocals
Al Lucas Bass
Walter Spriggs Bongos
Webster Armstrong Guitar
Lowell 'Count' Hastings Tenor Saxophone
Vernon Lewis Drums
Danny Perry Guitar
Jerome Carr Guitar
The Cummings Sisters Vocals
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Big Joe Turner Composer
Sylvester Weaver Composer
Henry Mancini Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Neil Sedaka Composer
Solomon Burke Composer
Bobby Darin Composer
Joe Liggins Composer
Chuck Willis Composer
King Curtis Composer
Lionel Hampton Composer
Pete Johnson Composer
Al Sears Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Wilbert Harrison Composer
George Rhodes Composer
Roy Gaines Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Mickey Baker Composer
Jim Ford Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer, Producer
Herb Abramson Producer
Ritchie Adams Composer
Lester Butler Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Ervin Drake Composer
Nesuhi Ertegun Producer
Bob Gallo Composer
Henry Glover Composer
Rudy Greene Composer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Kent Harris Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
Rudy Jackson Composer
Leroy Kirkland Arranger, Composer, Director
Bobby Lewis Composer
Lew Lewis Composer
Teddy McRae Composer
Clyde Otis Composer
Dave Penny Liner Notes
Doc Pomus Composer
Jimmy Shirl Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Maybelle Smith Composer
Mike Stoller Composer, Producer
Jesse Stone Composer
Robert Taylor Composer
Billy Valentine Composer
Ben Weisman Composer
Fred Wise Composer
Melvin Daniels Composer
Kelly Owens Composer
Ruth Davis Composer
David Clowney Composer
Ollie Jones Composer
Sam Price Composer
Sammy Lowe Composer
Joel Turnero Composer
Eddie White Composer
Gilles Petard Photo Courtesy
Jules Taub Composer
Curtis Ousley Composer
Consuelo Velázquez Composer
Sidney Wyche Composer
Nancy Lee Composer
Sonny LeGlaire Composer
Rita Mann Composer
Dossie Terry Composer
Jerry Winston Composer
Buddy Dee Arranger
Alicia Evelyn Composer
Bob Venables Composer
Mayme Watts Composer
Mack Wolfson Composer
Hiram Johnson Composer
Sarah Martin Composer
Traditional Composer
Rose Marie McCoy Composer
Bob Astor Composer
Joseph McCarthy Composer
Malou Rene Composer
Robert Lee Composer
Yvonne Covay Composer
Richard Spooner Composer
Cambell Composer
Ernest Hayes Composer
Nathaniel Bouknight Composer
Joseph Garland Composer
Charles Singleton Composer
Edward Ray Composer
Jimmy Monaco Composer
Billy Dawn Smith Composer
Mann Curtis Composer
Oscar Cadena Composer
Andrew McCarter Composer
Elthea Peale Composer
Floyd Edmonds Composer
Madeline Greenley Composer
Bert Lawrence Composer
Andre Barksdale Composer
Theodore Marsh Composer
Terry Sigman Composer
Sunny Sklar Composer
Samuel Gibson Composer
Robert Wallend Composer
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