Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records (Limited Yellow LP - Craft Exclusive)
Opaque yellow vinyl, limited to 500 copies worldwide, exclusive to the Craft Recordings webstores.
Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records brings together some of the most important tracks to be released on the notable Los Angeles record label. Founded in 1945 by Art Rupe, Specialty Records made a giant impact in the fields of gospel, rock n roll, and R&B. With legendary artists including Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and Roy Milton – this completion features 18 tracks that helped to shape R&B as we know it.
1. LLOYD PRICE: Lawdy Miss Clawdy
2. LITTLE RICHARD: Long Tall Sally
3. ROY MILTON: R.M. Blues
4. SAM COOKE: I’ll Come Running Back to You
5. JOE LIGGINS: Pink Champagne
6. LITTLE RICHARD: Tutti Frutti
7. PERCY MAYFIELD: Please Send Me Someone to Love
8. ROY MILTON: Information Blues
9. LARRY WILLIAMS: Bony Moronie
1. LITTLE RICHARD: Lucille
2. JESSE & MARVIN: Dream Girl
3. JIMMY LIGGINS: Drunk
4. LLOYD PRICE: Ain’t It a Shame?
5. LARRY WILLIAMS: Short Fat Fannie
6. PERCY MAYFIELD: Lost Love (Baby, Please)
7. LLOYD PRICE: Oooh-Oooh-Oooh
8. ROY MILTON: Best Wishes
9. LITTLE RICHARD: Rip It Up
• Brand new compilation featuring Specialty Records artists Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke, Roy Milton and more
• Extensive liner notes by Billy Vera
• Release is in conjunction with Specialty Records’ 75th anniversary