Driving Wheel

£ 17.99


The legendary Little Junior Parker is considered more of an R&B stylist with distinct blues leanings than a true blues artist. He could sing in a harder yet soulful R&B style and then switch to a smoother sound sometimes reminiscent of the great Charles Brown, or Bobby “Blue” Bland. As consistently modern a bluesman as he insisted on being, he’d placed his Sonny Boy Williamson-influenced harmonica interjections on the back burner to emphasize his smoothly burnished vocals on R&B-styled material. Although Junior Parker had been on the scene since the early 1950s (recording numerous singles for different labels), his first long play was not issued until 1962 (by Duke Records). Parker’s exceptional touch and versatility can be heard across these tracks, which consist of a magnificent mix of emotional blues, jump tunes, electrifying moments, and soulful slow-tempo numbers.

Driving Wheel
I Need Love So Bad
Foxy Devil
Someone Broke This Heart Of Mine
How Long Can This Go On
Yonders Wall
Annie Get Your Yo-Yo
Tin Pan Alley
Someone Somewhere
Seven Days
The Tables Have Turned
Sweet Talking Woman
Format: LP
Label: Duke
Catalogue numbers: DLP 76


Barcodes & Identifiers:
Matrix / Runout-Duke76-A 594350
Matrix / Runout-Duke76-B 594351
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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