28 Oct Etta James – Queen of Soul – Limited Edition 180 Gram LP
Elemental Music together with Universal Music USA proudly presents the first ever vinyl reissue of this superb yet overlooked 1964 album by one of the greatest soul vocalists of all time: Ms. Etta James, aka “The Matriarch of R&B.” Queen of Soul was produced in the main by Billy Davis, the A&R man who helped transform Chess Records from renowned purveyors of 1950’s blues and R&B into one of the hippest soul outlets of the 1960’s. An essential early SOUL MUSIC album!
1. BOBBY IS HIS NAME (Etta James/Ed Townsend)
2. I WISH SOMEONE WOULD CARE (Irma Thomas)
3. THAT MAN BELONGS BACK HERE WITH ME (Clint Ballard Jr./Angela Riela)
4. SOMEWHERE OUT THERE (Billy Davis/Carl Smith/Wilfred McKinley)
5. BREAKING POINT (Maurice McAlister)
1. FLIGHT 101 (Cathy Lynn/Robert Higgenbotham)
2. LOVING YOU MORE EVERY DAY (Ronny Mitchell)
3. DO RIGHT (Fred Johnson/Leroy Kirkland/Pearl Woods)
4. I WORRY ABOUT YOU (Norman Mapp)
5. MELLO FELLOW (Ed Townsend)
Recorded in New York & Chicago between November 1962 & October 1964.
Produced by Billy Davis
Cover Design: Don Bronstein