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Percy Mayfield The Singles Collection 1947-62

Percy Mayfield The Singles Collection 1947-62

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Percy Mayfield was one of the most admired and influential R&B singers and songwriters of the post-war era, with a smooth and polished vocal style, who would undoubtedly have enjoyed an even more illustrious career had it not been interrupted during the early 1950s by injuries sustained in a car accident from which he took a long while to recover. He is perhaps best-known for writing Ray Charles’ hit “Hit The Road Jack”, leading to Charles signing him to his Tangerine label towards the end of the period covered by this anthology.

This great-value 54-track 2-CD set comprises just about all his A & B sides during the first era of his career, when he had all his Top 10 R&B hits, and recorded for a variety of labels - Gru-V-Tone, Supreme/Swing Time, Specialty, Chess, Cash, Imperial, 7 Arts and Tangerine. It features his R&B No. 1 “Please Send Me Someone to Love” and his other Top 10 hits “Strange Things Happening”, “Lost Love”, “What A Fool I Was”, “Prayin’ For Your Return”, “Cry Baby” and “The Big Question”. His style of delivery and his songwriting provided a template for many artists who followed in the soul era and this collection underlines his talents as both performer and writer.
 
 
Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Jack You Ain't Nowhere Pt. 1 Percy Mayfield
2 Jack You Ain't Nowhere Pt. 2 Percy Mayfield
3 Two Years Of Torture Percy Mayfield
4 Get Way Back Percy Mayfield
5 Half Awake (Baby You're Still A Square) Monroe Tucker with Percy Mayfield
6 Two Years Of Torture Monroe Tucker with Percy Mayfield
7 Leary Blues Percy Mayfield with The Monroe Tucker Orch.
8 How Wrong Can A Good Man Be Percy Mayfield with The Monroe Tucker Orch.
9 Please Send Me Someone To Love Percy Mayfield
10 Strange Things Happening Percy Mayfield
11 Lost Love Percy Mayfield
12 Life Is Suicide Percy Mayfield
13 Nightless Lover Percy Mayfield
14 What A Fool I Was Percy Mayfield
15 Prayin' For Your Return Percy Mayfield
16 My Blues Percy Mayfield
17 Hopeless Percy Mayfield
18 Cry Baby Percy Mayfield
19 The Big Question Percy Mayfield
20 Hunt Is On Percy Mayfield
21 Louisiana Percy Mayfield
22 Two Hearts Are Greater Than One Percy Mayfield
23 Lonesome Highway Percy Mayfield
24 My Heart Percy Mayfield
25 I Dare You Baby Percy Mayfield
26 The Rivers Invitation Percy Mayfield
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 The Lonely One Percy Mayfield
2 Lost Mind Percy Mayfield
3 How Deep Is The Well Percy Mayfield
4 The Bachelor Blues Percy Mayfield
5 Loose Lips Percy Mayfield
6 I Need Love So Bad Percy Mayfield
7 You Don't Exist No More Percy Mayfield
8 Sugar Mama, Peachy Papa Percy Mayfield
9 My Heart Is Crying Percy Mayfield
10 You Were Lying To Me Percy Mayfield
11 The Voice Within Percy Mayfield
12 Baby, You're Rich Percy Mayfield With His Maytones
13 Are You Out There Percy Mayfield
14 Double Dealing Percy Mayfield
15 Look the Whole World Over Percy Mayfield
16 The Bluest Blues Percy Mayfield
17 Diggin' The Moonglow Percy Mayfield
18 Please Believe Me Percy Mayfield
19 One Love Percy Mayfield
20 My Reward Percy Mayfield
21 My Heart Is A Prisoner Percy Mayfield
22 My Memories Percy Mayfield
23 When Did You Leave Heaven? Percy Mayfield
24 What Must I Do? Percy Mayfield
25 Say You Love Me Percy Mayfield
26 Ha Ha in the Daytime, Boo Hoo at Night Percy Mayfield
27 Never No More Percy Mayfield
28 I Reached For A Tear Percy Mayfield
  • Artist:
    Percy Mayfield
  • EAN:
    824046330125
  • Discs:
    2
  • Run Time:
    143 mins
  • Release:
    July 2019
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3301
  • Weight:
    0.12kg