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Mickey Murray Very Best of Mickey Murray - Shout Bamalama

Very Best of Mickey Murray - Shout Bamalama
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  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Collectables Records

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Mickey Murray was a powerful performer who was signed to Sun Records' SSI International in the late '60s. Written by Otis Redding, "Shout Bamalama" rose up the R&B charts, just missing the Top 10. This collection brings together the best of Murray's SSI tracks and demonstrates his fine skills as a singer.


  • 1.Shout Bamalama
  • 2.Got You On My Mind
  • 3.Try To Hide From Love
  • 4.Flat Foot Sam
  • 5.Are You Ready
  • 6.Lonely Room
  • 7.How Many Breaks Can One Heart Take
  • 8.Pledging My Love
  • 9.Sticky Sue
  • 10.Hit Record
  • 11.Mama's Got The Wagon
  • 12.I'm Coming Back To You
  • 13.Am I That Easy To Forget
  • 14.Jodie
  • 15.Treat Him Right
  • 16.East Of Nowhere
  • 17.After What I've Been Used To
  • 18.Pig And The Pussy Cat

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Includes liner notes by Mark Marymont.
Mickey Murray's rendition of Otis Redding's "Shout Bamalama" was a career hit for the Southern singer. He was obviously imitating Redding, because nothing else on this 18-track CD sounds like it, and he sings in a lower, less hectic voice on the others -- except for "Flat Foot Sam" and "Sticky Sue," which are as boisterous and backwoods as "Shout Bamalama." The ballads -- "Lonely Room," "Pledging My Love" (a sweet remake of Johnny Ace's classic), and "Am I That Easy to Forget" (slow Southern blues) -- are well-done and memorable. On "Hit Record" and "Mama Got the Wagon" you'll swear you're listening to James Brown. Two tracks, "After What I've Been Used To" and "The Pig and the Pussy Cat," harken back to memories of Stax Records and their patented horns. ~ Andrew Hamilton
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  • Sales Rank: 55,769
  • UPC: 090431602324
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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