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Grooveyard Gems, Vol. 7

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Bren_da Holloway  Just Look What You've Done (1967 #21, #69)   buy on itunes
Ike & Tina Turner  The Hunter (1969 #37, #93)  buy on itunes
Junior Parker  I'll Forget About You (1960)  buy on itunes
Al Casey Combo  Cookin' (Instrumental) (1962, #92)  buy on itunes
Roy Hamilton  Don't Let Go (1958 #2, #13)  buy on itunes
Anna King & Bobby Byrd  Baby Baby Baby (1964 #15, #52)  buy on itunes
James Brown  Have Mercy Baby (1965, #92)  buy on itunes
Junior Walker & The All Stars  Hip City (Parts 1 & 2) (1968 #7, #31)  buy on itunes
Ray Ch_arles  (Night Time is) The Right Time (1959 #5, #95)  buy on itunes
Ruth Brown  (Mama) He Treats Your Daugher Mean (1953 #1, 1962, #99)  buy on itunes
Sam & Dave  You Ain't No Big Thing Baby (1963)  buy on itunes
Ramsey Lewis  Do What You Wanna (Instrumental) (1967)  buy on itunes
Joe Jones  You Talk too Much (1960 #9, #3)  buy on itunes
Dionne Warwick  I Say a Little Prayer (1967 #8, #4)  buy on itunes
Fantastic Four  As Long As I Live (I Live for You) (1967 #38)  buy on itunes
Sugarpie Desanto  Baby It Ain't Right (1960)  buy on itunes
Little Johnny Taylor  You'll Need Another Favor (1963 #27)  buy on itunes
Al Casey  Jivin' Around (Instrumental) (1962 #22, #71)  buy on itunes
Ray Ch_arles  I'm Movin' On (1959 #11, #40)  buy on itunes
The Lamp Sisters  A Woman With the Blues (1968 #20)  buy on itunes
Johnny Lytle  The Man (1965)  buy on itunes
Fred Hughes  Oo Wee Baby, I Love You (1965 #3, #23)  buy on itunes
Jackie Wilson  No Pity (In the Naked City) (1965 #25, #59)  buy on itunes
Eddie Harris  Live Right Now (Instrumental) (1967)  buy on itunes
Jon Thomas  Heartbreak (1960)  buy on itunes
Jackie Wilson  She's All Right (1964 #39)  buy on itunes
Mighty Sam  Sweet Dreams of You (1968)  buy on itunes
Sam Cooke  A Change is Gonna Come (1965 #9, #31)  buy on itunes
King Curtis  Soul Serenade (Instrumental) (1964 #20, #51)  buy on itunes

Comment:

This mix comprises nearly 15 percent of 196 songs I reviewed from my frie_nd Jim's collection. The biggest reason for a song being rejected was due to it already being used on prior mixes of mine (and many of those had been played a lot anyway since most were big hits). The second most often reason for rejection was that I didn't think the melody or lyrics were interesting or compelling enough. The third most often reason for rejection was the sound quality wasn't good enough (and often the song also wasn't good enough for me to hunt for a replacement or the original recording was of poor quality). This mix is comprised mostly of songs from the 1958-1969 period (except for track 10 which was from 1953). This mix is one of the longer in the series at 79m51s in length.
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