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VA - Bandera Blues And Gospel, Laredo And Jerico Road Labels Of Chicago (2001)

11-02-2014, 18:00
Music | Blues

VA - Bandera Blues And Gospel, Laredo And Jerico Road Labels Of Chicago (2001)

Artist: Various Artists
Title Of Album: Bandera Blues And Gospel, Laredo And Jerico Road Labels Of Chicago
Year Of Release: 2001
Label: Ace Records
Genre: Chicago Blues, Blues Gospel
Format: MP3
Quality: 320 kbps, 44.1 Khz
Total Time: 69:56
Total Size: 166 Mb
Covers: Front

01. Dusty Brown - Do You Love Me (2:40)
02. Dusty Brown - Will You Forgive Me Baby (2:30)
03. Dusty Brown - Please Don't Go (2:42)
04. Dusty Brown - Well You Know (I Love You) (2:47)
05. Jimmie Lee Robinson - All My Life (2:53)
06. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Chicago Jump (2:09)
07. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Lonely Traveling (2:25)
08. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Cry Over Me (2:14)
09. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Twist It Baby (2:11)
10. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Times Is Hard (2:16)
11. Jimmie Lee Robinson - Cry Over Me (1:56)
12. Grover Pruitt - Mean Train (1:38)
13. Grover Pruitt - Fool for You Baby (2:24)
14. Bobby Davis - She's a Problem (2:27)
15. Bobby Davis - One Love Have I (2:44)
16. Bobby Davis - I Was Wrong (2:26)
17. Bobby Davis - Hype You Into Selling Your Head (2:44)
18. Norfleet Brothers, The - Standing on the Highway (2:44)
19. Norfleet Brothers, The - Draw Me Nearer (3:06)
20. Space Spiritual Singers - Let Jesus Fix It (2:57)
21. Space Spiritual Singers - Heaven on My Mind (2:57)
22. Faithful Wanderers - No Need to Worry (2:44)
23. Faithful Wanderers - Jesus Met the Woman at the Well (3:00)
24. Faithful Wanderers - Let God Abide (2:51)
25. Samuel Patterson - Two Wings (2:13)
26. Samuel Patterson - A Prayer (3:04)
27. Samuel Patterson - This Train (3:02)

The tiny Bandera record label was launched in 1958 in Chicago, where it was over-shadowed by the Windy City's giant indie labels Chess and Vee-Jay. The label was run on a shoestring by the mother and son team of Violet Muszynski and Bernie Harville. They never had an office but ran the label from their home at 2437 West 34th Place. In the early days, Bernie took a job as a bus driver to help make ends meet.

Vi Muszynski was an ardent talent spotter and hung out in many of the clubs on the south side of Chicago where she was a well-known figure. On Chicago's 'Record Row', Violet was known as "Vi the record lady". Bernie recalls that she was a great hustler, into PR and record promotion and very good at schmoozing. Her greatest discovery was the Impressions, at the time when Jerry Butler was lead vocalist. Vi rehearsed the group and recorded demos in a small studio near the Cabrini Green housing project where the group lived. She signed the Impressions to a recording contract and got them leased to Vee-Jay. Bernie recalls, "That got us the money to set up Bandera and paid for recording sessions at RCA in Nashville for my newest discovery, Bob Perry".

Bernie hit on a name for their new label, Bandera, taking it from one of Slim Whitman's early hits Bandera Waltz. He was also responsible for the distinctive label design. Many of the recording sessions for Bandera were held at small Chicago recording studios such as Hall and Balkan, while studios in Memphis and Nashville were also utilised. Vi and Bernie also set up a couple of subsidiary labels: Laredo and the gospel label, Jerico Road.

This first Bandera compilation focuses on the Blues and Gospel sides that were cut for the Bandera, Laredo and Jerico Road labels. Future compilations of Bandera recordings will focus on doo wop, early soul, R&B, country, hillbilly and rockabilly. ~Ray Topping & Ted Carroll

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