31 Scorching Classics from 1961 / Various
2008 release, an installment in this exciting R&B series from the Bear Family label, a sequel of sorts to their highly acclaimed, award-winning series Blowin' the Fuse. Each installment contains all the greatest and most influential hits as R&B became Soul in the 1960s! It was a turbulent era. Over the course of ten years, R&B became Soul, and Soul became the soundtrack to a social revolution known throughout the world as Civil Rights. Some record companies have compiled anthologies from their own vaults but Bear Family has gone to every record company in search of the greatest music and the finest sound quality. 31 Scorching Classics from 1961 features cuts from Jimmy Reed, Ernie K. Doe, the Miracles, the Shirelles, Slim Harpo, Roy Hamilton, the Marcels and many more. Bear Family.