Otis BLACKWELL - I Sing 'Em and I Write 'Em - The Early Recordings of Rock and Roll's Greatest Tunesmith

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There are only a handful of great writers in the pantheon of classic rock and roll songs. One of them is the subject of this CD, the legendary Otis Blackwell.

Selected here are 30 examples of his forgotten talent as a performer which were far overshadowed by his song writing and producing success but which nevertheless resonate today as classic r&b.

Otis was without doubt one of the most important contributors to the language of rock and roll, a genre which would have been radically different without him.

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1. WAKE UP FOOL
2. FOOL THAT I BE
3. NUMBER 000
4. PLEASE HELP ME FIND MY WAY HOME
5. TEARS! TEARS! TEARS!
6. DADDY ROLLIN' STONE
7. ON THAT POWER LINE
8. DON'T KNOW HOW I LOVED YOU
9. I'M TRAVELIN' ON
10. YOU'RE MY LOVE
11. GO AWAY MR. BLUES
12. BARTENDER, FILL IT UP AGAIN!
13. MY JOSEPHINE
14. AIN'T GOT NO TIME
15. I'M COMIN' BACK BABY
16. NOBODY MET THE TRAIN
17. I'M STANDING AT THE DOORWAY TO YOUR HEART
18. OH! WHAT A BABE
19. HERE AM I
20. MY POOR BROKEN HEART
21. OH! WHAT A WONDERFUL TIME
22. YOU MOVE ME, BABY
23. LET THE DADDY HOLD YOU
24. IT'S LOVE AND IT'S REAL
25. DON'T TAKE MY WORD (Take My Heart)
26. WHEN YOU'RE AROUND
27. WHAT A COINCIDENCE
28. TURTLE DOVE
29. MAKE READY FOR LOVE
30. DON'T RUN AWAY

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
July 10th, 2020
UPC Bar Code No
604988 31752 7