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Speciality Label-499
CD D 499

THE SPECIALTY LABEL Various Artists BACM CD 499


Specialty is best known for its R&B, blues and early rock and roll roster (the likes of Little Richard, Lloyd Price, John Lee Hooker) but also recorded some country. This collection features Speciality country tracks from 1952/53 including early cuts by Claude King (later to hit the country/pop charts with Wolverton Mountain) and steelie Harold “Shot” Jackson who appears on many Louisiana Hayride shows from that era.

Price: USD $16.00           


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Track listing:

- She's My Baby : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

She Knows Why : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

I'm Trading You In On A Later Model : Shot Jackson & His String Band

If The Truth Was Known : Shot Jackson & His String Band

Quit Hangin' Around : Leo Stancil

Build A Fence Around My Broken Heart : Leo Stancil

So Close To Me : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

Take It Like A Man : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

Don't Talk About Love : Biff Collie

Everybody Wants Me But You : Biff Collie

You Can't Get The Country Out Of The Boy : Shot Jackson & His String Band

Grandad He's Not Old : Shot Jackson & His String Band

Got The World By The Tail : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

Slow Thinking Heart : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

I'll Find A Way : Jerry Green

Naggin' Women & Braggin' Men : Jerry Green

Take Your Blues And Go : Johnny Tyler

A Sinner's Song : Johnny Tyler

Are You Goin' My Way : Jerry Green

Maybe Someone Else : Jerry Green

What A Shame : “Smokey” Stover

Because I Loved Her So : “Smokey” Stover

I Think Of You And Me : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

Now That I Love You : Claude King & His Hillbilly Ramblers

Hillbilly Preacher : Johnny Tyler

I'm Grateful To You : Johnny Tyler

Wishing Is All I Do : Earney Vandagriff

Hush Money : Joyce Lowrance & Earney Vandagriff

Price: USD $16.00           

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Listen to sample tracks:

01-She's-My-Baby (Claude-King, 1953)

27-Wishing-Is-All-That-I-Do (Earney-Vandagriff)