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The Best of Lou Rawls - The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Motherless Child; God Bless The Child; Nobody But Me; Blues For The Weepers; Goin' To Chicago Blues; How Long, How Long Blues; Southside Blues; Tobacco Road; Somthing Stirring In My Soul; Georgia On My Mind; So Hard To Laugh, So Easy To Cry; Old Folks; Somebody Have Mercy; Why (Do I Love You So); Street of Dreams; I Wonder; Let's Burn Down The Cornfield; One For My Baby, One For The Road; Mean Old World; Long Gone Blues; Fine And Mellow.

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Lou Rawls: The Best of Lou Rawls - The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions

Read "The Best of Lou Rawls - The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions" reviewed by Andrew Velez


This document of Lou Rawls' decade with Capitol in the '60s celebrates the beginnings of the recently departed artist, one of the rare male vocalists with a big, beautiful sound who could sing his butt off. His professional beginnings were with the gospel group The Singing Travelers, and their 1962 recording of “Motherless Child opens the ...


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