Saturday, January 01, 2011

2010 Favorite Finds

Considering it's been almost three months since I've bothered to post anything, I suppose a hello and an apology is in order. There are more 45's on the way. Plus, I want to get another aircheck up sometime soon.

Here are my favorite finds of 2010. Most of these were two bucks or less.

Big Jay McNeely: Psycho Serenade (Swingin')
Big Jay McNeely: The Squat (Swingin')
The Four Sounds: Mama Ubangi Bangi (Ran-Dee)
Pancho Villa & the Bandits: Ain't That Bad (Symbol)
Nathaniel Mayer & the Fabulous Twilights: Leave Me Alone (Fortune)
The Sensational Guitars of Dan & Dale: Batman Theme/Robin's Theme (Tifton)
The Runaways: 18th Floor Girl (Alamo Audio)
The Remains: Don't Look Back/Me Right Now (Epic)
Timmy Thomas: Have Some Boogaloo (Goldwax)
Commonwealth Jones: Do Do Do/Who's Been Here (Columbia)
Neal Ford & the Fanatics: Shame On You (Hickory)
Bing Day: I Can't Help It (Mercury)
Ike & Tina Turner: Two Is A Couple (Sue)
Round Robin: Gonna Tear The House Down (Shot)
Marty Robbins: Long Tall Sally (Columbia)
Johnny Thunder: Groovy Two Shoes (Diamond)
The Rumblers: I Don't Need You No More/Boss (Dot)
Liverpool Five: She's Mine (RCA Victor)
The McCoys: Say Those Magic Words (Bang)
Pandora & the Males: Kiddie A Go Go (Fibra)
The Drifters: Didn't It (Atlantic)
We Believe: Breathalyser (Dunhill)
The Meters: Chicken Strut (Josie)
Bobby Marchan: Shake Your Tambourine (Cameo)
Jay Dee Bryant: Get It (Enjoy)
The Jewels: Smokey Joe (Dimension)
The Poppies: Do It With Soul (Epic)
Wilbert Harrison: The Horse (Fury)
Bobby Parker: Watch Your Step (V-Tone)
Nappy Brown: Open Up That Door/Pleasin' You (Savoy)
Bob Seger & the Last Heard: Persecution Smith/Chain Smokin' (Cameo)
Jessie Hill: Scoop Scoobie Doobie (Minit)
Jaycee Hill: Bump! (Epic)
Ted Taylor: Daddy's Baby (OKeh)
Natural Bridge Bunch: Pig Snoots (Norman)
Clifton Chenier: Ay-Tete Fee/Boppin' The Rock (Specialty)
Wynona Carr: Jump Jack, Jump (Specialty)
Art Neville: Zing Zing (Specialty)
The Hueys: You Ain't No Hippie (Instant)
Ronnie Hawkins: Who Do You Love/Bo Diddley (Roulette)
Bill Craddock: Ah, Poor Little Baby/Lulu Lee (Date)
Howlin' Wolf: Pop It To Me/I Had A Dream (Chess)
Lowell Fulsom: The Letter (Kent)
Scat Man Crothers: Golly Zonk! (HBR)
Four Gents: Soul Sister (HBR)
Mike Evans: Gruesome (A&M)
The Teddy Boys: Jezebel (MGM)
Otis Clay: Got To Find A Way (One-derful!)
The Dukays: Say You Love Me/The Jerk (Jerry-O)
Jimmy Castor: Magic Saxophone (Smash)
Jackey Beavers: Hold On (Sound Stage 7)
Smokey Johnson: I Can't Help It (Nola)
Collay & the Satellites: Little Girl Next Door (Sho-Biz)
Andy Dio: Sattelite (Johnson)
Larry & the Hippies: Enough For Everybody/Gimme Some of Yours (Toddlin' Town)
New Colony Six: Cadillac (Sentar)
The Electric Prunes: You've Never Had It Better (Reprise)
The Underdogs: Friday At The Hideout (Reprise)
The Mod VI: It's Not The Same/Long Tall Sally (Poe)
The Soul Support: Come Back Ness (Retrop)
Willie Mitchell: Buddy Bear (Hi)
The Premiers with Leroy: Run Along Baby/Back Again Run Along Baby (LEO)
The Emperors: My Baby Likes To Boogaloo/You Got Me Where You Want Me (Mala)
The Preparations: Get-E-Up (The Horse) (Heart & Soul)
Johnny Williams: Breaking Point (Twinight)
Lee Dorsey: Go-Go Girl (Amy)
Bobby Patterson: T.C.B. or T.Y.A. (Jetstar)
The Pedestrians: It's Too Late (Atco)
Lettie & Junior: Blues In The Night (Cub)
Peppermint Harris: Little Girl (Jewel)

Lots of others that I could have listed. Thanks to Brian Marshall for his continued help with the blog. I couldn't do it without his continued participation. Here's to a great 2011 for everybody. The first record show of the year is next weekend, January 9 in St. Louis.

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