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Workin' Out

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Workin' Out

This mix attempts to capture the sound that I’m chasing right now – a sound which centres on the US West Coast in the late 50’s, early 60’s. There were a lot of hot jazz players from New Orleans doing session work for LA labels around that time. They cut sleazy and steamy Rhythm’n’Blues and Rock’n’Roll tunes to die for. Of course, many of the tunes on this mix don’t fit neatly into that box, I’m far from a purist, but they fit the vibe. There’s a drummer, Earl Palmer – drummed on some of Little Richard’s early hits – who I’ve been discovering recently. I've just finished an excellent book about him, fascinating guy. He was also a music arranger and if he didn’t invent the Rock’n’Roll beat, he certainly popularised it. As I find out more about Earl Palmer, and which tracks he played on, I’m astounded by just how many of the mainstay 45s in my DJ box he played a part in recording.

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Shalom Septimus
Shalom Septimus5 months agoReplyDelete and block
Great mix here, a few familiar ones and mostly stuff I've never heard before.

Just one question. What record is that between "Susie Q" and "Chills And Fever"? You didn't ID it in the playlist, and because it's an instrumental, it's kind of hard to search for it.
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Diddy Wah
Diddy Wah4 months agoDelete and block
Hey Shalom, glad you enjoyed it and thanks for pointing out my oversight. Don't know how it happened, but that track is The Dribble by The Mar-Keys. I used to play it out loads, but haven't recently, so it took me a few listens to figure it out. Here's a post I did on it several years back: http://diddywah.blogspot.co.uk/2011/0...
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Mr Woods, Mr Galactus & Mark C
Mr Woods, Mr Galactus & Mark C1 year agoReplyDelete and block
Hey I have had a look at your playlists,and you got some great records,
I am glad to say I have a few from each playlist,but many I do not,
I look forward to hearing the things I do no in the future,as soon as I have time,
Thanks for following me,and be sure there are many more sets like the grind to come in the future.
I have a set on jazzman radio at the moment should you wish to hear more.
Thanks
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DJ Snafu (DJ sets)
DJ Snafu (DJ sets)1 year agoReplyDelete and block
And I'll be gosh-darned if this isnt the best version of Chill&Fever
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Diddy Wah
Diddy Wah1 year agoDelete and block
Yep, it's a banger. Those drums!
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DJ Snafu (DJ sets)
DJ Snafu (DJ sets)1 year agoReplyDelete and block
Great mix compadre!!!!!
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Malcolm Sex
Malcolm Sex1 year agoReplyDelete and block
Lavish!
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Seth Fried
Seth Fried2 years agoReplyDelete and block
Sexy with a touch of LA 50's neon.
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Double Agent 7
Double Agent 72 years agoReplyDelete and block
crackin mix - love leave my kitten alone & a corker version of chills & fever...
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Sir Scott Mack
Sir Scott Mack2 years agoReplyDelete and block
Teen Flip! I gotta get a copy of that.
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Hell's Belles
Hell's Belles3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Nice. I've been getting into a lot of this stuff lately.
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TB Turpentine
TB Turpentine3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Nice and interesting theme but most of all: great music!
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The Soul Chef's Fufu Stew
The Soul Chef's Fufu Stew3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Great mix! Glad to see you back in the fold. I can see myself chasing these sounds too when I get back to digging in the field. I got a good start with that hidden Mar Keys track which has been a staple in my crates for years. Keep up the good work :)

Peace and blessings.
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Buzzsaw Joint
Buzzsaw Joint3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Hi Mate
Im still chasing a copy of Crawfish. Great mix. catch up with ya soon.
Cheers
Fritz
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vinyl escape
vinyl escape3 years agoReplyDelete and block
This is just great! A sound well worth chasing. Look forward to hearing more. A very welcome back to you and what you do DW!
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