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    Various Artists "Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records" [Craft] 8/6/2021

    Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records brings together some of the most important tracks to be released on the notable Los Angeles record label. Founded in 1945 by Art Rupe, Specialty Records made a giant impact in the fields of gospel, rock n roll, and R&B. With legendary artists including Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and Roy Milton – this compilation features 18 tracks that helped to shape R&B as we know it.

    1. Lloyd Price – Lawdy Miss Clawdy
    2. Little Richard – Long Tall Sally
    3. Roy Milton – R.M. Blues
    4. Sam Cooke – I’ll Come Running Back To You
    5. Joe Liggins – Pink Champagne
    6. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti
    7. Percy Mayfield – Please Send Me Someone To Love
    8. Roy Milton – Information Blues
    9. Larry Williams – Bony Moronie
    10. Little Richard – Lucille
    11. Jesse & Marvin – Dream Girl
    12. Jimmy Liggins – Drunk
    13. Lloyd Price – Ain’t It A Shame?
    14. Larry Williams – Short Fat Fannie
    15. Percy Mayfield – Lost Love [Baby, Please]
    16. Lloyd Price – Oooh-Oooh-Oooh
    17. Roy Milton – Best Wishes
    18. Little Richard – Rip It Up


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    This looks like a nice overall view of the Specialty output.

    BTW, Art Rupe is still alive at 103 years old!


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