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THE HURRICANES ~ PRICELESS RECORDINGS. DIPPER 202. (IMPORT).

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THE HURRICANES ROOTS GO BACK TO THE BEGINNING OF THE 1950s. THEY FIRST RECORDED FOR THE JUBILEE LABEL AS THE TOPPERS AND RELEASED “BABY LET ME BANG YOUR BOX” B/W “YOU’RE LAUGHING CAUSE I’M CRYING”. THEY LATER CHANGED THEIR NAME TO THE HURRICANES AND RECORDED 14 TRACKS UNDER THAT NAME FOR THE KING LABEL ALL OF WHICH ARE PRESENTED HERE ALONG WITH ALTERNATIVE TAKES AND TRACKS WHERE THEY ARE BACKING BUBBER JOHNSON AND JERRY DORN. IN 1959 THEY CHANGED THEIR NAME AGAIN THIS TIME TO THE MEMOS AND RECORDED FOUR SIDES FOR THE MEMOS LABEL TWO OF WHICH ARE FEATURED HERE ALONG WITH TWO LIVE RECORDINGS AND FOUR TRACKS BY THEIR FORMER LEAD SINGER HENRY AUSTIN WHO RECORDED FOR THE SKYLINE LABEL AS HENRY ALSTON AND THE SCOTT BROS.

TRACK LISTING: Pistol Packin’ Mama / Poor Little Dancing Girl / Yours / Maybe It’s All For The Best / Tell Me, Baby / Raining In My Heart / Little Girl Of Mine / Your Promise To Be Mine / You May Not Know / Dear Mother / I’ll Always Be In Love With You / Fallen Angel / Now That I Need You / Priceless / Come Home (with Bubber Johnson) / Sentimental Heart (with Jerry Dorn) / Wishing Well (with Jerry Dorn) / Going Home (as Memos) / My Most Precious Possession (as Memos) / Fallen Angel (alt. take) / Priceless (alt. take) / Now That I Need You (alt. take) / I’m So Glad (live) / Once In A Beautiful Lifetime (Henry Austin) / I Dare You Baby (Henry Austin) / What Is There Left For Me (Henry Austin) / Soft Silk (Henry Austin) (not released in the USA) / You May Not Know (live).

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