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Ernie K-Doe - Emperor Of New Orleans [2CD]

SUNSET BLVD RECORDS

  • £25.18

Cat. no: CDSBR7026
Format: CD2
Barcode: 708535702627
Release Date: 28 Oct 2022
Genre: Soul/R&B

2 CD Set - A collection of Greatest Hits, B-Sides and Previously Unreleased Tracks and the only K-Doe Collection Available

Produced by Allen Toussaint with backing by The Meters. You can't think of Ernie K-Doe without thinking of "Mother-In-Law," his 1961 chart-topper and the only pop hit on his resume. As this disc proves so well, K-Doe recorded many great sides. Those unfamiliar with K- Doe's career will undoubtedly get knocked out by "A Certain Girl" and "'Tain't It the Truth," two classics of New Orleans R&B. Toussaint's soulful, infectious arrangements wonderfully complement K- Doe's eccentric vocals, guiding the singer through the twisted narrative of Southern soul from the mud-baked Memphis sound of Stax ("Who Ever's Thrilling You Is Killing Me") to the Crescent City funk of the Meters ("Lawdy Mama") and beyond. What K-Doe lacks as a traditional vocalist he more than compensates for as a pure entertainer, and it's impossible to imagine cuts like the sex- crazed "Here Come the Girls" achieving such libidinous transcendence in the hands of a more conventional performer.

Tracks: Stoop Down Baby (Long Version) / You Got To Love Me / Do You Want Some / Shake A Tail Feather (Part 1) / Shake A Tail Feather (Part 2) / I Canà t Believe (She Gave It All To Me) / Georgie On My Mind (Live) / Mother- In- Law (Seasaint Version) / Tuff-Enuff / Hello My Lover / Donà t Le Me Down Woman / Hotcha Mama / Jump Into Your Love / When Something Is Wrong With My Baby / Fever (Outtake) / Surely (Live) / A Place Where We Can Be Free / Let Me Love You / So Good / Shake, Rattle And Roll / Whoever Is Thrilling You (Is Killing Me) / Here Comes The Girls / You Did It Baby / Back Street Lover / My Love For You / A Long Way Back Home / Ià m Only Human / Lady Mama / Talkinà About This Woman / Fly Away With Me / Tà ainà t It The Truth (Live) / Mother-In-Law (Live)

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