Boogie Chillen - early mods first choice vinyl

Look out for another great compilation from our own Robert Nicholls!

From his distant outpost in the Americas, original 60's mod Robert Nicholls continues to have significant involvement in the mod scene - having already been instrumental in the release of the Mod Ska cd on trojan records and played a big part in creating the 50 years of mod exhibition at Hackney Museum Rob now has another cd/vinyl release of original tunes from the early 60's

Boogie Chillen - early mods first choice vinyl provides a musical backdrop to Rob's experience as a mod in the early 60's. In addition to compiling the 75(!) tracks Robert has written extensive sleeve notes for this new 3 cd collection, providing fantastic insights into the early mod movement in London.

A 24 track vinyl double album is also available as a special limited edition release!

"Compiled and annotated by original mod Rob Nicholls, Boogie Chillen features many of the most influential recordings on the mod scene of the early 1960's. Boogie Chillen accurately reflects the wide-ranging tastes of early mods embracing blues, R&B, soul, pop, rock & roll and jazz. 75 track 3CD set with illustrated 20pp booklet. Featured artists include James Brown, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Smith, John Lee Hooker, Cannonbal Adderley, The Miracles and Booker T and The MGs."



CD Tracklist
1. Walkin The Boogie (John Lee Hooker)
2. I Just Want To Make Love To You (Muddy Waters)
3. Dust My Blues (Elmore James)
4. Ain t Got No Home (Clarence Frogman Henry)
5. Who Do You Love (Bo Diddley)
6. Susie-Q (Dale Hawkins)
7. Reet Petite (Jackie Wilson)
8. I m A King Bee (Slim Harpo)
9. Little Bitty Pretty One (Thurston Harris)
10. Don t You Just Know It (Huey Piano Smith and The Clowns)
11. Willie And The Hand Jive (The Johnny Otis Show)
12. I m A Lover Not A Fighter (Lazy Lester)
13. A Lover s Question (Clyde McPhatter)
14. Rumble (Link Wray)
15. Parchman Farm (Mose Allison)
16. Stagger Lee (Lloyd Price)
17. Sea Cruise (Frankie Ford)
18. Hey Little Girl (Dee Clark)
19. So Fine (The Fiestas)
20. Red River Rock (Johnny and The Hurricanes)
21. One Way Ticket (Neil Sedaka)
22. I m A Hog For You (The Coasters)
23. You Got What It Takes (Marv Johnson)
24. Tell Me (Howlin Wolf)
25. Work Song (The Cannonball Adderley Quintet)
Disc: 2 
1. Fannie Mae (Buster Brown)
2. Shop Around (The Miracles)
3. Just a Little Bit (Rosco Gordon)
4. Gee Whiz Look At His Eyes (Carla Thomas)
5. Kiddio (Brook Benton)
6. Ooh Poo Pah Doo, Parts 1 and 2 (Jessie Hill)
7. I ll Go Crazy (James Brown and The Famous Flames)
8. You Talk Too Much (Joe Jones)
9. Let s Go, Let s Go, Let s Go (Hank Ballard and The Midnighters)
10. My Girl Josephine (Bill Black s Combo)
11. Big Boss Man (Jimmy Reed)
12. One Mint Julep (Ray Charles)
13. Mother-In-Law (Ernie K-Doe)
14. Mama Said (The Shirelles)
15. Pills (Bo Diddley)
16. Turn On Your Love Light (Bobby Bland)
17. Come On (Chuck Berry)
18. If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (James Ray)
19. Quarter To Three (Gary US Bonds)
20. The Twist (Chubby Checker)
21. Do-Re-Mi (Lee Dorsey)
22. It s Gonna Work Out Fine (Ike and Tina Turner)
23. Gypsy Woman (The Impressions)
24. Down In The Bottom (Howlin Wolf)
25. It Will Stand (The Showmen)
Disc: 3 
1. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Don and Bob)
2. Watch Your Step (Bobby Parker)
3. You Better Move On (Arthur Alexander)
4. Night Train (James Brown and The Famous Flames)
5. Twist And Shout (The Isley Brothers)
6. Hide And Go Seek, Part 1 (Bunker Hill)
7. Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah (Bob B Soxx and The Blue Jeans)
8. Let s Stick Together (Wilbert Harrison)
9. Lover Please (Clyde McPhatter)
10. Chains (The Cookies)
11. I Keep Forgettin (Chuck Jackson)
12. Crossroads (Homesick James)
13. I Need Your Loving (Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford)
14. Land Of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner)
15. Green Onions (Booker T and The MG s)
16. You Beat Me To The Punch (Mary Wells)
17. Mind Your Own Business (Lightnin Slim)
18. When My Little Girl Is Smiling (The Drifters)
19. Fortune Teller (Benny Spellman)
20. Some Other Guy (Richie Barrett)
21. Rhythm Of The Rain (The Cascades)
22. Walk On The Wild Side (Jimmy Smith)
23. Got To Have Some (Willie Mabon)
24. El Watusi (Ray Barretto)
25. Comin Home Baby (Mel Torme)

Vinyl Tracklist

Side 1

  1. John Lee Hooker - Walkin’ The Boogie (aka Boogie Chillen)
  2. Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man
  3. Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
  4. Wilbert Harrison - Let’s Stick Together
  5. Howlin’ Wolf - Tell Me
  6. Lazy Lester - I’m A Lover Not A Fighter

Side 2

  1. Bo Diddley - Who Do You Love?
  2. Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want To Meet)
  3. Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns - Don’t You Just Know It
  4. Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One
  5. Gary US Bonds (as US Bonds) - Quarter To Three
  6. The Johnny Otis Show - Willie And The Hand Jive

Side 3

  1. James Brown & The Famous Flames - Night Train
  2. Richie Barrett - Some Other Guy
  3. Rosco Gordon - Just A Little Bit
  4. Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford - I Need Your Loving
  5. Bobby Parker - Watch Your Step
  6. Don & Bob - Good Morning Little Schoolgirl

Side 4

  1. Ike & Tina Turner – It’s Gonna Work Out Fine
  2. Lee Dorsey - Do-Re-Mi
  3. Bill Black’s Combo – My Girl Josephine
  4. Bob B Soxx & The Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah
  5. Ray Barretto - El Watusi
  6. Mel Torme - Comin’ Home Baby
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  • I've just bought the CD set, really good, nice that the early days of "Modernism" have not been forgotten.

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