The Very Best of King / Federal / Deluxe, Volume 2
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CD Details

  • Songs Compiled By: Victor Pearlin
  • Audio: Little Walter DeVenne
  • Liner Notes: Victor Pearlin
  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Collectables Records

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The King complex of labels was a wealth of great R&B recordings of all kinds. In this second volume drawn from the tape vaults, there are hits and records that should have been hits by famous and obscure artists alike.


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Contains 25 tracks.
Liner Note Author: Victor Pearlin.
The Very Best of King/Federal/Deluxe, Vol. 2 collects 25 tracks from the vaults of those labels, highlighting jump blues, electric blues, R&B, and doo wop. Recorded in the late '40s to mid-'50s, this package features hit performances from Little Willie John, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, Wynonie Harris, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Roy Brown, and Billy Ward & the Dominoes, alongside rarities by Todd Rhodes, Dorothy Ellis, and the Valtones. For the most part the sound quality is decent, but a few of the tracks ("Blues for the Red Boy," "I Want a Bowlegged Woman," "Moaning Blues") are particularly muddy, especially for a full-price CD compilation. ~ Al Campbell

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The Very Best of King/Federal/Deluxe, Volume 2 Music Lover: from BRONX, NY US -- August, 27, 2017

For $1.98, in this classic cd, you get the pioneers of Rhythm and Blues! Artists like Little Willie John, The 5 Keys, Hank Ballard and The Midnighters, The Dominoes, Johnny Guitar Watson and so much more! There are even songs in this set that I have never heard of and still captures the ear with sweet music! As I was listening to this cd, my mind wandered as to thinking if this music can hold up today! The answer is better than ever!

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  • Sales Rank: 13,066
  • UPC: 090431288429
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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