Charles BROWN - The Cool Cool Sounds of Charles Brown - All-Time Classic Hits and R&B Chart Hits 1945-1961

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There are many blues stars but only some of them are legends and Charles Brown falls firmly into the legend category.

50 fantastic tracks across 2CDs featuring fifteen of his billboard R&B chart hits between 1945-1961, including: 'So Long', 'More Than You Know' and 'Merry Christmas Baby' which was revived by Elvis Presley. Plus let's not forget 'Driftin' Blues' which has been recorded time and time again by many artists.

On top of his game for more than half a century his influence is still felt since these classic recordings were made and a certain Ray Charles owes pretty much his entire early career to this man.

Track Listing

Disc 1

JOHNNY MOORE'S THREE BLAZERS lead vocal Charles Brown
1. JOHNNY'S BOOGIE
2. IT AIN'T GONNA BE LIKE THAT
3. WITH MY HEART IN MY HAND
4. I WANT YOU I NEED YOU
5. BOBBY SOX BABY
6. PASADENA
7. DRIFTIN' BLUES
8. WHY IS LOVE LIKE THAT
9. BE FAIR WITH ME
10. SO LONG
11. YOU LEFT ME FORSAKEN
12. MERRY CHRISTMAS BABY
13. MORE THAN YOU KNOW
14. WALKIN' IN CIRCLES
15. IF YOU DON'T WHY DON'T YOU
16. I'M LOOKING FOR LOVE
CHARLES BROWN
17. GET YOURSELF ANOTHER FOOL
18. A LONG TIME
19. IT'S NOTHING
20. TROUBLE BLUES
21. IN THE EVENING WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN
22. HOMESICK BLUES
23. MY BABY'S GONE
24. AGAIN
25. HOW HIGH THE MOON

Disc 2

1. BLACK NIGHT
2. I'LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU (1951 Version)
3. SEVEN LONG DAYS
4. DON'T FOOL WITH MY HEART
5. HARD TIMES
6. STILL WATER
7. BABY DO YOU KNOW THE GAME
8. EVENING SHADOWS
9. I LOST EVERYTHING
10. LONESOME FEELING
11. CRYIN' AND DRIFTIN' BLUES
12. CRYIN' MERCY
13. HONEY SIPPER
14. FOOL'S PARADISE
15. HOT LIPS AND SEVEN KISSES
16. PLEASE DON'T DRIVE ME AWAY
17. I'LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU (1956 Version)
18. MERRY CHRISTMAS BABY (1956 Version)
19. I WANNA GO HOME - CHARLES BROWN & AMOS MILBURN
20. EDUCATED FOOL - CHARLES BROWN & AMOS MILBURN
21. LOVE'S LIKE A RIVER
22. SING MY BLUES TONIGHT
23. PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (Christmas Finds Me Oh So Sad) (Teem)
24. MERRY CHRISTMAS BABY (1961 Version)
25. PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (King)

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Format
2CD
Price Code
B
Release Date
15/06/2012
UPC Bar Code No
604988303025