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Mel WALKER - Ballads in Blue / Turn The Lamps Down Low, 1950-1953

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JASMCD3249

Twenty-seven tracks of early 1950s R&B, recorded in New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles at a time when R&B was rising in popularity.

Already featured on an earlier Jasmine release, The Johnny Otis Show - All The Hits And More (JASMCD3141), these tracks delve deeper into MEL WALKER's contribution to R&B.

All the songs on the CD are written or co-written by JOHNNY OTIS who guided Walker's short-lived career.

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Twenty-seven tracks of early 1950s R&B, recorded in New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles at a time when R&B was rising in popularity.

Already featured on an earlier Jasmine release, The Johnny Otis Show - All The Hits And More (JASMCD3141), these tracks delve deeper into MEL WALKER's contribution to R&B.

All the songs on the CD are written or co-written by JOHNNY OTIS who guided Walker's short-lived career.

The CD gathers together WALKER's recordings for the Regent, Savoy and Mercury labels as well as recordings not originally released at the time. A welcome addition for collectors of early R&B.

The accompanying booklet includes a detailed history of MEL WALKER as well as label scans, press cuttings and other memorabilia.

Track Listing

1. HELPLESS
2. MY HEART TELLS ME
3. LONELY BLUES
4. STRANGE WOMAN
5. FOOL'S GOLD
6. FEEL LIKE CRYIN' AGAIN
7. HEARTACHE HERE I COME
8. TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN LOW
9. IT CAN NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN
10. NEW LOVE
11. JUST ANOTHER FLAME
12. HELP ME BLUES
13. WALK MY BLUES AWAY
14. WHERE'S MY BABY
15. THREE MAGIC WORDS
16. BABY BABY BLUES
17. GYPSY BLUES
18. THE CANDLE'S BURNIN' LOW
19. THE LOVE BUG BOOGIE
20. BROWN SKIN BUTTERBALL
21. UNLUCKY MAN
22. MY BABY
23. ANOTHER SAD NIGHT
24. FEELIN' MIGHTY LONESOME
25. YOU PASSED BY
26. I HAVE DECIDED
27. I'D LIKE TO MAKE YOU MINE

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
May 12th, 2023
UPC Bar Code No
604988324921