Various – Southern Bred Vol. 12: Texas R&B Rockers – You Took My Love Too Fast


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As always, the sequence of artists and styles sit comfortably side by side and this album focuses on Rhythm & Blues, Rock 'N' Roll and Doo-Wop music. The mixed variety of artists include group recordings from, The Downbeats, The Meadowlarks solo and with their featured vocalist Don Julian, Chavez and Chaney, Gene & Eunice and Gene Forrest as a soloist. The early sound of R&B is heard from, Goree Carter, Willie Johnson, Paul Monday and Hubert Robinson. The two showcased ladies are Little Esther who is vocally supported by Bobby Nunn and Mel and songbird Viviane Greene. Texas Bred artists who established a career on the West Coast are; Jesse Belvin, Ernie Fields, and Young Jesse. Band leader Chuck Higgins was not a Texas native; he is nevertheless the featured bandleader behind several Texas Bred vocalists. As with every album, there is more music to hear and enjoy and the vibrant music has a pleasing up-tempo feel throughout. This Koko Mojo album is compiled by well-known Dee Jay and face on the music scene Mark Armstrong, who has been Dee Jaying since his early teen years. Our albums have; stunning design, sleeve notes, 28 songs, mastered for the best possible sound available. The disc is housed in an attractively designed cardboard sleeve, specially constructed to avoid the use of plastic and be environmentally friendly. The album is great to play at home and perfect for Dee Jays who will find good dance-floor filling songs. The story however continues with our next Southern Bred exploration Louisiana & New Orleans R&B Rockers You Can Fly High (KM-CD-063)

Track Listing:
The Downbeats: 1. Come On Over (Baby) - 2:07   The Meadow Larks: 2. Real Pretty Mama - 2:44   Chuck Higgins with Daddy Cleanhead: 3. Broke - 2:11   Goree Carter His Guitar & His Hepcats: 4. I’ll Send You - 2:14   Little Esther and Bobby Nunn: 5. You Took My Love Too Fast - 2:25   Gene Forrest & Four Feathers with Chuck Higgins: 6. Wiggle - 2:43   Chavez and Chaney: 7. Piccadilly Rose - 2:15   The Gatorvettes: 8. Midnight -   Willie Johnson His Piano and Orchestra: 9. That Boy’s Boogie - 2:23   Don Julian and The Meadowlarks: 10. Big Mama Wants To Rock - 2:29   Jesse Belvin: 11. Alright, Okay, You Win - 3:01   Cliff "King" Solomon featuring Ernestine Anderson: 12. Square Dance Boogie - 2:23   The Romancers: 13. House Cat - 2:29   Paul Monday: 14. Tired Of This Life I'm Living - 3:16   Hubert Robinson: 15. High Class Woman - 2:42   Viviane Greene and Her Trio: 16. Bowlegged Boogie - 3:04   Lester Williams: 17. I Can't Lose With The Stuff I Use - 2:10   H.B. Barnum: 18. Give Me Love - 2:11   The Cliques: 19. I'll Mess You Up - 2:13   Smilin "Smokey" Lynn with Bill Harvey: 20. Leave My Girl Alone - 2:51   Gene & Eunice: 21. Hi Diddle Diddle - 2:15   Little Esther and Mel: 22. Ring-A-Ding-Doo - 2:52   Ernie Fields: 23. Teen Flip - 2:24   The Downbeats: 24. Run To Me, Baby - 2:01   Don Julian And The Meadowlarks: 25. Boogie Woogie Teenage - 2:24   Hubert Robinson: 26. Old Woman Boogie - 2:20   Daddy Cleanhead and The Chuck Higgins Band: 27. Something's Goin' On In My Room - 2:11   Young Jessie: 28. Lulu Belle - 2:16