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Ruth Brown - Taking Care Of Business: Singles As & Bs 1953-1960 + Bonus Hits From 1950-1952

Ruth Brown - Taking Care Of Business: Singles As & Bs 1953-1960 + Bonus Hits From 1950-1952

Singer: Ruth Brown
Title: Taking Care Of Business: Singles As & Bs 1953-1960 + Bonus Hits From 1950-1952
Country: UK
Released: 2011
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Soul-Jazz, Rock & Roll, Jump Blues
Rating: 4.3 ☆
Votes: 276 ⛹
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Disc 1
1-1 Teardrops From My Eyes
Baritone Saxophone [Probably] – Haywood HenryTenor Saxophone – Willis JacksonTrumpet, Alto Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:50
1-2 5-10-15 Hours
Drums – Connie KayPiano – Harry Van WallsTenor Saxophone – Willis JacksonTrumpet, Saxophone, Guitar, Bass – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Rudolph Toombs
3:11
1-3 Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Drums – Connie KayGuitar – Mickey BakerSaxophone, Bass, Piano – Unknown ArtistTrumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Herbert J. Lance, Johnny Wallace
2:52
1-4 Wild Wild Young Men
Baritone Saxophone – Haywood HenryBass – George DuvivierDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Rector BaileyPiano – Harry Van WallsTrumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Nugetre
2:28
1-5 Mend Your Ways
Baritone Saxophone – Haywood HenryBass – George DuvivierDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Rector BaileyPiano – Harry Van WallsTrumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Leroy Kirkland, Lincoln Chase
2:47
1-6 If You Don't Want Me
Baritone Saxophone – Ernest "Pinky" Williams*Bass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Connie KayGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Hank JonesTambourine – Joe M. RicciTenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Belford Hendricks, Rose Marie McCoy
2:36
1-7 Love Contest
Baritone Saxophone – Paul Williams Bass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Kelly OwensTenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Written-By – Charles Singleton, Rose Marie McCoy
3:00
1-8 It's All In Your Mind
Backing Vocals – The Delta Rhythm BoysGuitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistPiano – Billy TaylorWritten-By – Carl Jones
3:11
1-9 Sentimental Journey
Backing Vocals – The Delta Rhythm BoysGuitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistPiano – Billy TaylorWritten-By – Ben Homer, Bud Green, Les Brown
2:34
1-10 If I Had Any Sense
Baritone Saxophone – Ernest "Pinky" Williams*Bass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Connie KayGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Hank JonesTambourine – Joe M. RicciTenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Rose Marie McCoy
2:50
1-11 Hello Little Boy
Baritone Saxophone – Paul Williams Bass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – John Lewis Tenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Written-By – Chubby Kemp, Duke Ellington
2:35
1-12 Oh What A Dream
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Baritone Saxophone – Sylvester Thomas*Bass – Benny MotenDrums – Noruddin ZafarGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Bu PleasantTenor Saxophone – Arnett CobbTrombone – Richard Harris Trumpet – Ed "Tiger" Lewis*Written-By – Chuck Willis
2:53
1-13 Please Don't Freeze
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Baritone Saxophone – Sylvester Thomas*Bass – Benny MotenDrums – Noruddin ZafarGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Bu PleasantTenor Saxophone – Arnett CobbTrombone – Richard Harris Trumpet – Ed "Tiger" Lewis*Written-By – Lincoln Chase
2:31
1-14 Mambo Baby
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Rose Marie McCoy
2:40
1-15 Somebody Touched Me
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Baritone Saxophone – Sylvester Thomas*Bass – Benny MotenDrums – Noruddin ZafarGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Bu PleasantTenor Saxophone – Arnett CobbTrombone – Richard Harris Trumpet – Ed "Tiger" Lewis*Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
2:24
1-16 Ever Since My Baby's Been Gone
Baritone Saxophone – Ernest "Pinky" Williams*Bass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Connie KayGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Hank JonesTambourine – Joe M. RicciTenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet – Taft JordanWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Rose Marie McCoy
2:44
1-17 Bye Bye Young Men
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Dossie Terry
2:41
1-18 As Long As I'm Moving
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Tenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Charles Calhoun
2:41
1-19 I Can See Everybody's Baby
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Tenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Leroy Kirkland, Mamie Thomas
2:59
1-20 It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day)
Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Ted Jarrett
2:40
1-21 What'd I Say
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Tenor Saxophone – Sam Taylor Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Nugetre
2:35
1-22 I Gotta Have You
Accompanied By, Vocals – Clyde McPhatterWritten-By – James Selph
2:14
1-23 Love Has Joined Us Together
Accompanied By, Vocals – Clyde McPhatterWritten-By – Billy Dawn Smith, Marguerite James
2:51
1-24 Old Man River
Backing Vocals – The Rhythmakers*Baritone Saxophone – Sylvester Thomas*Bass – Benny MotenDrums – Noruddin ZafarGuitar – Mickey BakerPiano – Bu PleasantTenor Saxophone – Arnett CobbTrombone – Richard Harris Trumpet – Ed "Tiger" Lewis*Written-By – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
2:12
1-25 I Want To Do More
Written-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:49
1-26 I'm Getting Right
Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Jimmy Griffin
2:15
1-27 Sweet Baby Of Mine
Written-By – Bobby Sharp
2:29
1-28 Mom Oh Mom
Written-By – Dorian Burton, Howard Plummer
2:13
1-29 I Want To Be Loved
Written-By – Savannah Churchill
2:17
Disc 2
2-1 Smooth Operator
Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Paul Winley
2:30
2-2 I Still Love You
Written-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:22
2-3 Lucky Lips
Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:06
2-4 My Heart Is Breaking Over You
Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Robert Range, Sammy Lowe
2:28
2-5 When I Get You Baby
Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Backing Vocals – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis, Ruth Brown
2:07
2-6 One More Time
Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Backing Vocals – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Rose Marie McCoy
2:37
2-7 Show Me
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchell*Backing Vocals – Artie Malvin, Bobby Miller, Jerry Duane, Bob Harter*Bass – Percy HeathDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen HanlonPiano – Lee Anderson Written-By – Joe Shapiro , Lou Stallman
2:35
2-8 I Hope We Meet Again (On The Road Someday)
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchell*Backing Vocals – Artie Malvin, Bobby Miller, Jerry Duane, Bob Harter*Bass – Percy HeathDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen HanlonPiano – Lee Anderson Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:41
2-9 A New Love
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchell*Backing Vocals – Artie Malvin, Bobby Miller, Jerry Duane, Bob Harter*Bass – Percy HeathDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen HanlonPiano – Lee Anderson Written-By – Willaims
2:05
2-10 Look Me Up
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchell*Backing Vocals – Artie Malvin, Bobby Miller, Jerry Duane, Bob Harter*Bass – Percy HeathDrums – Connie KayGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen HanlonPiano – Lee Anderson Written-By – Ben Huey, Rudolph Toombs
2:17
2-11 Just Too Much
Alto Saxophone – Jerome RichardsonBacking Vocals – Bill Marine, Maeretha Stewart, Ralph Nyland, Robert MillerBass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon, Mundell LowePiano – Dick HymanWritten-By – Carmen Taylor, Gerald Wexler
2:26
2-12 Book Of Lies
Alto Saxophone – Jerome RichardsonBacking Vocals – Bill Marine, Maeretha Stewart, Ralph Nyland, Robert MillerBass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon, Mundell LowePiano – Dick HymanWritten-By – Connie Moore, Danny Small
2:30
2-13 This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'
Backing Vocals – Unknown ArtistBass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Charles Macey, Everett BarksdalePiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – King CurtisTrumpet – Joe Wilder, Steve LipkinsWritten-By – Bobby Darin, Mann Curtis
1:46
2-14 Why Me
Backing Vocals – Unknown ArtistBass – Lloyd Trotman Drums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Charles Macey, Everett BarksdalePiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – King CurtisTrumpet – Joe Wilder, Steve LipkinsWritten-By – Belford Hendricks, Brook Benton, Ronnie Mack
2:22
2-15 Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean (Recut)
Backing Vocals – James Leyden, Maeretha Stewart, Marcia Neil, Mary-Margaret Mullin*, Robert MillerBass – Wendell MarshallDrums – Belton EvansGuitar – Everett BarksdalePiano – Sy MannTenor Saxophone – King Curtis, Seldon PowellWritten-By – Charles Singleton, Herbert J. Lance, Johnny Wallace
2:16
2-16 I'll Step Aside
Backing Vocals – James Leyden, Maeretha Stewart, Marcia Neil, Mary-Margaret Mullin*, Robert MillerBass – Wendell MarshallDrums – Belton EvansGuitar – Everett BarksdalePiano – Sy MannTenor Saxophone – King Curtis, Seldon PowellWritten-By – Clyde Otis, Willie Dixon
2:09
2-17 Itty Bitty Girl
Backing Vocals – James Leyden, Maeretha Stewart, Marcia Neil, Mary-Margaret Mullin*, Robert MillerBass – Wendell MarshallDrums – Belton EvansGuitar – Everett BarksdalePiano – Sy MannTenor Saxophone – King Curtis, Seldon PowellWritten-By – J.D. Miller
1:54
2-18 5-10-15 Hours (Recut)
Backing Vocals – James Leyden, Maeretha Stewart, Marcia Neil, Mary-Margaret Mullin*, Robert MillerBass – Wendell MarshallDrums – Belton EvansGuitar – Everett BarksdalePiano – Sy MannTenor Saxophone – King Curtis, Seldon PowellWritten-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:13
2-19 Jack O' Diamonds
Bass – Abie BakerDrums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al CaiolaPiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrombone – Jimmy ClevelandWritten-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:28
2-20 I Can't Hear A Word You Say
Bass – Abie BakerDrums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al CaiolaPiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrombone – Jimmy ClevelandWritten-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:27
2-21 I Don't Know
Bass – Abie BakerDrums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al CaiolaPiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrombone – Jimmy ClevelandWritten-By – Bobby Stevenson, Brook Benton, Howard Biggs
2:53
2-22 Papa Daddy
Bass – Abie BakerDrums – Joe MarshallGuitar – Al CaiolaPiano – Mike StollerTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrombone – Jimmy ClevelandWritten-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
2:22
2-23 Don't Deceive Me
Backing Vocals – Bill Marine, Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Marcia Patterson, Merrill Ostrov, Nelson StarrBass – Abie BakerConductor – Reggie Obrecht, Richard WessDrums – Sticks EvansGuitar – Carl Lynch, Mickey Baker, Mundell LoweVibraphone – Sol GubinViolin, Viola, Violoncello – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Chuck Willis
2:15
2-24 I Burned Your Letter
Backing Vocals – Bill Marine, Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Marcia Patterson, Merrill Ostrov, Nelson StarrBass – Abie BakerConductor – Reggie Obrecht, Richard WessDrums – Sticks EvansGuitar – Carl Lynch, Mickey Baker, Mundell LoweVibraphone – Sol GubinViolin, Viola, Violoncello – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Rose Marie McCoy
2:44
2-25 What I Wouldn't Give
Backing Vocals – Bill Marine, Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Marcia Patterson, Merrill Ostrov, Nelson StarrBass – Abie BakerConductor – Reggie Obrecht, Richard WessDrums – Sticks EvansGuitar – Carl Lynch, Mickey Baker, Mundell LoweVibraphone – Sol GubinViolin, Viola, Violoncello – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Brook Benton, Vincent Corso
2:40
2-26 The Door Is Still Open
Backing Vocals – Bill Marine, Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Marcia Patterson, Merrill Ostrov, Nelson StarrBass – Abie BakerConductor – Reggie Obrecht, Richard WessDrums – Sticks EvansGuitar – Carl Lynch, Mickey Baker, Mundell LoweVibraphone – Sol GubinViolin, Viola, Violoncello – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Chuck Willis
2:44
2-27 Taking Care Of Business
Backing Vocals – Derek Martin, Dorothy Jones, Howard Guyton, Louise BarnesBass – Abie BakerDrums – Shep ShepherdGuitar – Carl LynchPiano – Bert KeyesTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrumpet – Danny Moore, Taft JordanWritten-By – Dossie Terry, Lester Butler*
2:18
2-28 Honey Boy
Backing Vocals – Derek Martin, Dorothy Jones, Howard Guyton, Louise BarnesBass – Abie BakerDrums – Shep ShepherdGuitar – Carl LynchPiano – Bert KeyesTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrumpet – Danny Moore, Taft JordanWritten-By – Chris Towns, Luther Dixon, Rose Marie McCoy
2:09
2-29 Sure 'Nuff
Backing Vocals – Derek Martin, Dorothy Jones, Howard Guyton, Louise BarnesBass – Abie BakerDrums – Shep ShepherdGuitar – Carl LynchPiano – Bert KeyesTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrumpet – Danny Moore, Taft JordanWritten-By – Lorenzo Howell, Rose Marie McCoy
2:24
2-30 Here He Comes
Backing Vocals – Derek Martin, Dorothy Jones, Howard Guyton, Louise BarnesBass – Abie BakerDrums – Shep ShepherdGuitar – Carl LynchPiano – Bert KeyesTenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson, King CurtisTrumpet – Danny Moore, Taft JordanWritten-By – Elmo Glick, Mort Dixon, Rose Marie McCoy
2:11

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Jasmine Records
  • Copyright (c) – Jasmine Records
  • Manufactured By – Jasmine Records
  • Distributed By – Jasmine Records

Credits

  • Compiled By, Liner Notes [Annotation] – Bob Fisher
  • Design [Graphic Design] – Mary & Mick Ltd
  • Mastered By [Transfers & Digital Processing] – Tall Order Mastering

Notes

Sound products from Hasmick Productions Ltd.
Tracks 1-22, 1-23, 1-25, 1-27 to 1-29, 2-2: Unidentified personnel

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 604988302226

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
none Ruth Brown Taking Care Of Business ‎(59xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Jasmine Records none 2011
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