Sunday, January 04, 2009

Indy Show Finds - January 2009 Edition

Yeah, I know what you're thinking: not another list. Well, too bad, brother, because I decided to start the year off right by heading to our bi-monthly record shows. Lots of cheap soul with a couple of other surprises are what awaited me when I started my digging. And now, here are the results:

Ann Sexton: It's All Over but the Shouting (77)
Junior Wells: You Oughta Quit That (Bright Star)
Aretha Franklin: Spanish Harlem (Atlantic)
Bobby Darin: Queen of the Hop (Atco)
Bobby Darin: Splish Splash (Atco)
Mongo Santamaria: Sunshine of Your Love (Atlantic)
Jackie Moore: Sweet Charlie Babe (Atlantic)
Lee Michaels: Can I Get A Witness (A&M)
The Friends of Distinction: Grazing in the Grass (RCA)
Charlie Rich: Lonely Weekends (Phillips)
The Fireballs: Bulldog (Top Rank International)
Ray Smith: Rockin' Little Angel (Judd)
Fred Wesley and the J.B.s: Damn Right I Am Somebody Pts. 1 and 2 (People)
The Joneses: Hey Babe (Is The Gettin' Still Good) Pts. 1 and 2 (Mercury)
Mary Wells: Can't You See (You're Losing Me)(Atco)
James Brown: The Spank (Polydor)
The Walker Bros.: Make It Easy On Yourself/Doin' The Jerk (Smash)
Tennessee Ernie: Catfish Boogie (Capitol)
Timothy T.J. Williams and the Shades of Soul: Coming Back to Miami (Josie)
Richard Groove Holmes: Don't Mess With Me (Blue Note)
Lucy Blue: Steal My Heart Away (Big Tree)
The Classics: Eenie Minie Mo (Musicnote)
Bird Rollins: Don't Worry 'Bout Me (Disco)
Howard Johnson: Slide (Shout)
Richie Barrett: Tricky Dicky/Some Other Guy (Atlantic)
Nick Harris and the Soundbarriers: Big Nick (Northwest)
Johnnie Taylor: Don't You Fool With My Soul (Pts. 1 and 2)(Stax)
Arthur Conley: Whole Lotta Woman (Atco)
Roscoe Robinson: That's Enough (Wand)
Gloria Jones: Heartbeat Pts 1 and 2 (Uptown)
Vernon Garrett: Shine It On/Things Are Getting Better (Kent)
Brenda and the Tabulations: Hey Boy (Dionn)
Willie Hutch: Get Ready for the Get Down (Motown)
Effie Smith: Harper Valley P.T.A. Gossip/The Natural (Eee Cee)
The Uniques: It's All Over Now (Paula)
Sir Douglas Quintet: Bacon Fat (Tribe)
King Coleman: Salt and Pepper (Sylvia)
O.V. Wright: I'd Rather Be (Blind, Cripple and Crazy)(Back Beat)

And that's about it for this round. I hope to get a record or two posted up here within the next couple of weeks. Until then, I do hope you enjoyed the list as it's always a pleasure to share my latest finds with you people. There will be similar reports throughout the year, as well as lots of records to lay on you, so check in ever so often. And leave a comment or two.