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You Got The Power: Cameo Parkway Northern Soul 1964-1967

ABKCO

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• An exceptional 20-track collection compiling some of the most sought-after soul and R&B records from Philadelphia’s Cameo, Parkway and Fairmount labels, which were popular during the late 1960s/early 1970s Northern Soul club scene
• Includes rare tracks that sell in the thousands at record fairs and on eBay when found in their original 45 RPM vinyl single format, some of which were only released as white label promotional copies
• Features soul and R&B recordings by label mainstays Chubby Checker, The Orlons, Bunny Sigler, Eddie Holman, Lonnie Youngblood and Evie Sands as well as seminal recordings by Yvonne Baker, Christine Cooper, Bobby Paris, Jerry Jackson, Vickie Baines and future R&B hitmaker Frankie Beverly
These recordings feature some of the great Philly Soul and New York production teams of the mid-1960s: Gamble & Huff; Thom Bell; Jerry Ross & Kenny Gamble; Chip Taylor & Al Gorgoni; Sal Trimachi & Ritchie Cordell; John Madara, Dave White
& Leon Huff; Weldon McDougal III, Luther Randolph & Johnny Stiles; Stuart Weiner & Mike Lewis plus arrangers Jimmy Wisner, Joe Renzetti and Artie Butler
Features an essay by soul and R&B historian Ady Croasdell
• Mastered from the original master sources from ABKCO’s Cameo Parkway archive
• Bespoke printed inner bags including extensive liner notes and period photos


Tracklisting

  1.  You Got The Power - The Four Exceptions
  2.  Because Of My Heart - Frankie Beverly & The Butlers
  3.  (Whoa, Whoa) I Love Him So - Nikki Blu
  4.  Girl Don't Make Me Wait - Bunny Sigler
  5.  It's Rough Out There - Jerry Jackson
  6.  Envy (In My Eyes) - The Orlons
  7.  Picture Me Gone - Evie Sands
  8.  Country Girl - Vickie Baines
  9.  Night Owl - Bobby Paris
  10. Village Of Tears - Ben Zine
  11.  You Just Don't Know (What You Do To Me) - Chubby Checker
  12.  The 81 - Candy And The Kisses
  13.  Shake And Shingaling (Part 1) - Gene Waiters
  14.  S.O.S. (Heart In Distress) - Christine Cooper
  15.  Eddie's My Name - Eddie Holman
  16. Pass Me By - Hattie Winston
  17.  The Grass (Will Sing For You) - Lonnie Youngblood3. (Your Love Was Just A) False Alarm - Tari Stevens
  18.  Who Do You Think You Are - The Soul City
  19. You Didn't Say A Word - Yvonne Baker