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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Early Etta James...the Kent and Modern years.............1955-1960

Ms Etta James.............The Pre-Chess years (well, a couple of Chess singles...but such good duets with Harvey Fuqua that I couldn't NOT put them on here)  :)

Baby Baby every night-Kent #304 1958
Be mine-Modern #957 1955
By the light of the silvery moon-Modern #1022 1957
Come what may-Modern #1022 1957
Crazy Feeling - 1955 (with The Dreamers (vocal group), including Jesse Belvin)
Crazy Feeling 2-
Dance with me Henry-Kent #345 1960
Fools we mortals be-Modern #998 1956 (with Lee Allen on saxophone)
Good lookin'-Modern #1007 1956
Good lookin' 2
Good rockin' daddy-1955 (with The Dreamers (vocal group), including Jesse Belvin)
Good rockin' daddy 2
Hey, Henry-1955 Modern #957
Hey, Henry 2
Hey, Henry 3
Hold me, squeeze me-Etta James and The Peaches Modern #947 (male voice is Richard Berry) 1955
How big a fool-Kent #352 1960
How big a fool 2
I hope you're satisfied-Kent #318 Betty and Dupree (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1959
I'm a fool
If I can't have you-Etta & Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1960 Chess #1760
If it ain't one thing-Kent #318 Betty and Dupree (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1959
It's a crying shame-Etta & Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1960 Chess #1771
Market place-Modern #1016 1957
Market place 2
My heart cries-Etta & Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1960 Chess #1760
Number one-Modern #984 1956
Pick up-Modern #1016 1957
Shortnin' bread rock-As Etta "Miss Peaches" James Modern #988 1956
Spoonful-Etta & Harvey (Etta James and Harvey Fuqua) 1960 Chess #1771
Sunshine of love-Kent #304 1958
Tears of joy-As Etta "Miss Peaches" James Modern #988 1956
That's all-Modern #972 1955
That's all 2
The walllflower (roll with me Henry)-Etta James and The Peaches Modern #947 (male voice is Richard Berry) 1955
Then I'll care- Modern #1007 1956
Tough lover--Modern #998 1956 (with Lee Allen on saxophone)
Tough lover 2-
W-O-M-A-N-Modern #972 1955

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5 comments:

  1. I confess Ms. James just doesn't do it for me. I'm not sure why exactly.

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  2. Awww, too bad. The girl has always moved the hell outta me...especially this early stuff :)

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  3. i agree w barberella! u never cease to amaze w ur posts..luv the penquins pix 2.

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  4. RIP Etta.

    I hope it was not too painful - a true songbird passes from this life. :o(

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  5. Mr Anchovy - maybe you just don't like the thought of rambunctious, big-toned girls?

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