A collection of rare tracks recorded for Epic by Roy Hamilton between the years 1955 and 1959. Includes "So Long" (which hit #14 on the Black Singles charts in 1957), "Time Marches On" (#84 on the Pop Singles charts in 1959) and twenty other selections.
1.From Here To Eternity
2.Star Of Love
5.I Took My Grief To Him
6.A Simple Prayer
7.A Mother's Love
10.I'm Gonna Lock You In My Heart
12.That Old Feeling
13.In A Dream
15.Wait For Me
17.Somewhere Along The Way
18.How Do You Speak To An Angel?
20.Time Marches On
21.Take It Easy, Joe
22.Ol' Man River
Liner Note Author: Kenneth Williams.
Recording information: 07/28/1954-12/17/1959.
Hamilton recorded 16 albums during his association with Epic, and Rare Tracks 1955-1959 gathers some of his lesser-known sides from the first half of his career. The 22 tracks include "Time Marches On" and "So Long," both of which made minor chart appearances in the late '50s. ~ Wade Kergan