SOU-130558

Jerry Butler He Will Break Your Heart + Jerry Butler , Esq

8,26 €

Product details

2 LPs ON 1 CD + 5 BONUS TRACKS

4 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE
“Jerry Butler, Esq. showcases Butler in all his eclectic glory. ‘For Your Precious Love’, his monument, is still breathtaking; the early risings of social consciousness in his music are edifying.”
– Downbeat magazine

Chicago native Jerry Butler is one of the biggest stars in soul music, a creative collaborator to icons including Curtis Mayfield and Otis Redding. Along with Sam Cooke and Clyde McPhatter, Butler fused gospel and rhythm & blues to create SOUL. His dignified carriage and unflappable demeanor are what earned him the nickname “The Iceman”.

This quintessential collector’s edition includes his first two original LPs: Jerry Butler, Esq. (1959) and He Will Break Your Heart (1960), both originally released by the Vee-Jay label. These two soul masterpieces have been packaged together in this very special release, which also includes 5 bonus tracks from the same period. These songs represent the cream of the crop from Butler’s hitmaking stretch for Vee-Jay records during his most inspired years. This CD boasts 29 of his Vee-Jay and Abner/Falcon singles, including 7 hits with The Impressions (such as For Your Precious Love and Sweet Was The Wine). Without a doubt, this is the material upon which Jerry Butler’s legend was built.

PERSONNEL
:

JERRY BUTLER
, lead vocals, plus:
Curtis Mayfield (tenor vocals and guitar)
Fred Cash (tenor vocals)
Sam Gooden (bass vocals)
Arthur Brooks, Richard Brooks (vocals),
among others.

Recorded in Chicago, between 1958 and 1961.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET, RARE PHOTOS
VINTAGE MEMORABILIA & DETAILED LINER NOTES


TRACKS:

HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART
01. HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART 2:49
02. THE GIFT OF LOVE – The Impressions 2:45
03. TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES 2:35
04. GIVE ME YOUR LOVE – The Impressions 2:49
05. HAVE A GOOD TIME 2:09
06. A LONELY SOLDIER 2:57
07. THANKS TO YOU 2:42
08. SWEET WAS THE WINE – The Impressions 2:08
09. BUTTERFLY 2:35
10. AFTER THE LAUGHTER 2:21
11. THE LIGHTS WENT OUT 2:20
12. I FOUND A LOVE 2:11

JERRY BUTLER, ESQ.

13. SEPTEMBER SONG 4:26
14. FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE – The Impressions 2:46
15. DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME 2:14
16. COME BACK MY LOVE – The Impressions 2:36
17. IF YOU LET ME 2:17
18. THE CHALLENGE 2:58
19. CHI TOWN 3:03
20. RAINBOW VALLEY 2:03
21. I WAS WRONG 2:48
22. LOST 2:23
23. NO END OF TIME 3:43
24. YOU GO RIGHT THROUGH ME 2:13

BONUS TRACKS

25. I SEE A FOOL 2:47
26. LOVE ME – The Impressions 2:36
27. DON’T DRIVE ME AWAY – The Impressions 2:52
28. COULDN’T GO TO SLEEP 2:38
29. MOON RIVER 2:41

TOTAL TIME: 77:21

Reference: SOU-130558
Label: Soul Jam
Label code: 600811
Format: CD
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 8436028699223