Jay McSHANN & Priscilla BOWMAN - A Rockin' Good Way - 1955-1959

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This is the first time that virtually all of Priscilla Bowman's recordings have appeared together, presenting a unique portrait of one of R&B's most underestimated talents.

She had been the vocalist with Jay McShann's band for some years when they signed with Vee Jay Records in Chicago.

Their first release was the No 1 R&B smash 'Hands Off' and after its success she was signed directly to the company.

Her recording of 'A Rocking Good Way' with the vocal group The Spaniels is the original version of this popular number.

On these records there is no question that Bowman was a superior talent to many of the actual charting femme vocalists of the day.

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Track Listing

1. HANDS OFF
2. ANOTHER NIGHT
3. HOOTIE BLUES
4. TORTURED
5. JAY'S JAM
6. FOUR PLUS
7. I'VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU
8. MY DARKEST NIGHT
9. DON'T NEED YOUR LOVIN'
10. YES, I'M GLAD
11. A SPARE MAN
12. SUGAR DADDY
13. DON'T YOU COME IN HERE
14. A ROCKIN' GOOD WAY
15. I AIN'T GIVIN' UP NOTHIN'
16. IF I HAD THE POWER
17. WHERE WILL IT END?
18. LIKE A BABY
19. WHY MUST I CRY?
20. WHAT I WOULDN'T GIVE
21. PROMISES, PROMISES

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
May 10th, 2019
UPC Bar Code No
604988 31212 6