Soul Of The Blues

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Virtuoso blues guitarist Bobby Parker inspired John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page and many others yet it has taken 66 years since his recording debut for a vinyl LP compilation to be issued under his name. The opening track Watch your Step was played on stage by the Beatles in their Hamburg days who by their own admission, took its riff to fashion the opening to I Feel Fine. And let’s not forget Led Zeppelin’s Moby Dick, which borrowed that same riff. What a great soulful blues singer Bobby Parker was too. From his 1956 recording of Titanic, to 1969’s It's Hard But It's Fair, the latest cut on this album, here are 15 unforgettable vocal performances plus two instrumentals that showcase his unique way of playing the blues. Bobby Parker originals are hard to come by – apart from the hit Watch your Step, everything else is a valuable collector’s item. But this compilation brings them all together in one box and we can promise a treat in store for you.


Watch Your Step
It's Hard But It's Fair
Titanic
I Won't Believe It Till I See It
Don't Drive Me Away
Do The Monkey
Blues Get Off My Shoulder
Keep Away From My Heart
Night Stroll (Pt. 2)
It's Too Late Darling
Steal Your Heart Away
I Couldn't Quit My Baby
Once Upon A Time
Long Ago
Last Night
You Got What It Takes
Gimme Some Lovin'
Get Right
Hot Gravy
Format: LP
Label: 1960s Records Rhythm & Blues Records
Catalogue numbers: R&B58

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Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)



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