Bob Holmes' Nashville Soul
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Bob Holmes' Nashville Soul CDKEND 463
As always an informative booklet accompanies, 18 pages of photos and hard core soul info.
Release Notes Preview
'In the 60s and 70s, Nashville was a hothouse of R&B, soul and jazz. Bob Holmes was a central character.
With the publication of E Mark Windle’s book House Of Broken Hearts, the city of Nashville’s black music scene is being studied in detail for the first time since Kent issued the CDs “Uptown Down South” and “Music City Soul” in the late 90s. To coordinate with the book we are releasing another compilation of Nashville soul, this time concentrating on the work of multi-talented songwriter, producer and arranger Bob Holmes. Those earlier CDs featured Excello/A-Bet and Poncello/Ref-O-Ree recordings respectively. This new collection also draws from those sources, plus Bob Holmes’ personal tapes and other third-party licenses. The time span is 1965 to 1980.... '
The full release notes for 'Bob Holmes' Nashville Soul' by Ady Croasdell can be read via Ace Records website and the link follows...
Track Listing and Preview clips
- 01 Preview Runaway Girl - The Hytones
- 02 Preview Leave It Up To The Boys - Sandra King
- 03 Preview Got To Get Used To You - The Avons
- 04 Preview Sweet Way Of Living - Peggy Gaines
- 05 Preview I Dedicate My Life To You - Roger Hatcher
- 06 Preview You Must Leave Her Because You Love Her - The Paramount Four
- 07 Preview Don't Make Me Look So Bad - Freddie North
- 08 Preview You Never Had It So Good - Eddie Frierson
- 09 Preview Girl Watching On Broadway - Little Rock Brotherhood
- 10 Preview The Streets Got My Lady - Bill Brandon
- 11 Preview Under Your Powerful Love - Joe Tex
- 12 Preview Somebody Somewhere - Gene Allison
- 13 Preview Grooviest Thing This Side Of Heaven - Wendell Watts
- 14 Preview Tip On In Pt 1 - Slim Harpo
- 15 Preview I Can't Love Nobody But You - Roscoe Shelton
- 16 Preview Don't Let It Get You Down, Boy - Freddie Waters
- 17 Preview Say Boy - The Tydes
- 18 Preview Oo Gilly Baby - The Avons & The Hytones
- 19 Preview I've Got My Baby - The Hytones
- 20 Preview Crying Won't Help You Now - Johnny Truitt
- 21 Preview Right In The Palm Of Your Hand - Jimmy Church
- 22 Preview I Know (It's All Over) - The Golden Bond
- 23 Preview Steady - Eddie & Freddie
- 24 Preview Let's Try Love Again - Ruthie