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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 25, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
GREAT DOUBLE CD HERE... IT'S OUT OF PRINT AND EXTREMLY COOL. BROWN FOCUSES ON THE BLUES BUT THERE ARE A LOT MORE PERKS THAN THAT (read below). THE DISCS ARE IN FLAWLESS, LIKE NEW CONDITION -- A COOL BOOKLET ALSO. CHECK MY FEEDBACK AND ! I DO APPRECIATE YOU LOOKING AT MY OFFERINGS AND I ALWAYS DO MY BEST TO PLEASE. E-MAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS. ALSO TAKE A LOOK AT MY OTHER CD AUCTIONS - THANK YOU! TRACKS DISC 1: 1. Like It Is, Like It Was (The Blues) - (previously unreleased) 2. Don't Cry Baby - (previously unreleased) 3. Caldonia - (previously unreleased, alternate take) 4. Somebody Done Changed the Lock on My Door - (previously unreleased) 5. Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens - (previously unreleased, alternate take) 6. Good Rockin' Tonight 7. I Love You, Yes I Do - (previously unreleased) 8. Messing With the Blues - (mono) 9. Waiting in Vain - (previously unreleased) 10. For You My Love - (previously unreleased) 11. Blues for My Baby - (previously unreleased) 12. Every Day I Have the Blues - (previously unreleased) 13. Love Don't Love Nobody - (previously unreleased, take False Start, mono) 14. Love Don't Love Nobody - (mono) 15. Goin' Home - (previously unreleased) 16. Have Mercy Baby 17. Kansas City - (previously unreleased, alternate take) 18. Bells, The - (previously unreleased, alternate take, mono) DISC 2: 1. Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go) - (previously unreleased) 2. Things That I Used to Do, The - (previously unreleased) 3. Need Your Love So Bad 4. Like a Baby 5. Honky Tonk, Pts. 1 & 2 - (previously unreleased) 6. Suffering With the Blues 7. Further on up the Road - (previously unreleased, mono) 8. Radio Spot 9. Talk to Me, Talk to Me 10. Kansas City - (1975 version) 11. Wonder When You're Coming Home 12. Like It Is, Like It Was (The Blues, Continued) - (previously unreleased) DetailsPlaying time:6577000 msContributing artists:Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley, Louie Bellson, Bobby Byrd, Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, David "Panama" FrancisDistributor:Universal DistributionRecording type:StudioRecording mode:MixedSPAR Code:AAD Album notesPersonnel includes: James Brown (vocal, piano, organ); John R. (spoken vocals); Louis Shelton, Kenny Poole, Carl Lynch, Bobby Roach (guitar); Ernie Watts, Joe Romano (alto saxophone); Maceo Parker (alto & tenor saxophones); J.C. Davis, Pete Christlieb, Les Asch (tenor saxophone); Al "Brisco" Clark (baritone saxophone) Ernie Royal, Johnny Grimes, Al Aarons, Joe Newman (trumpet); Fred Wesley, Nick DiMaio (trombone); Frank Vincent, Sonny Thompson (piano); Bobby Byrd (piano, organ, background vocals); Fats Gonder (piano, organ); Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis (keyboards); Fred Thomas, Al Lucas, Ray Brown, Bernard Odum (bass); David "Panama" Francis, Louie Bellson, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie (drums); Johnny Griggs (congas, percussion). Producers: James Brown, King Records, Bud Hobgood. Compilation producer: Cliff White. Recorded between 1957 & 1975. Includes liner notes by Cliff White and Harry Weinger. MESSING WITH THE BLUES is a collection of Brown's blues and R&B covers, and includes many previously unreleased recordings; several tracks released for the first time without overdubbed applause; and two tracks in stereo for the first time. The package includes a 16-page booklet with rare photos. Personnel: James Brown (vocals, piano); Maretha Stewart (vocals); Wallace Richardson, Eddie Freeman, Bobby Roach, Hearlon "Cheese" Martin, Les Buie, Jimmy Nolen, Kenny Poole, Billy Butler, Bill Pitman, Louis Shelton, Carl Lynch (guitar); Cleveland Lowe, Haywood Henry, Seldon Powell (saxophone); Maceo Parker (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ernie Watts, Jimmy Parker , Jimmy McGary, Al Corley, Joe Romano (alto saxophone); Les Asch, Clifford MacMillan, J.C. Davis , Pete Christlieb, St. Clair Pinckney, Buddy Collette (tenor saxophone); Al "Brisco" Clark, Dave Parkinson (baritone saxophone); Dicky Harris (trumpet, trombone); Waymon Reed, Dud Bascomb, Johnny Grimes , Ernie Royal, Isiah "Ike" Oakley, Lewis Hamlin, Roscoe Patrick, Joe Newman , Al Aarons, John Audino, Chuck Finley,...