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Boxset The Fire Fury Story Various Artists
'Go out and get this fantastic 3-CD box-set... it's wonderful, truly wonderful' On The Scene
 
 4 hours of premium soul, R&B and doo-wop from the legendary labels. 
 
 
Bobby Robinson's Fire and Fury Records, were one of the Fifties and Sixties most important outlets for prime R&B, soul, blues and doo-wop. 
 
Responsible for launching the careers of soul and R&B stars such as Lee Dorsey, Gladys Knight & the Pips and Bobby Marchan, Robinson also resurrected the careers of several blues greats including Elmore James, Big Boy Arthur Crudup and Lightnin' Hopkins.
 
This 3-disc set offers the most wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of Fire and Fury ever assembled. As well as almost 4 hours of music recorded between 1951 and 1964, the set features a 40-page booklet. 
 
The 90 tracks include all the label's many hits from this period including 'Working In A Coal Mine', 'Holy Cow' and 'Every Beat Of My Heart' alongside several sought-after rarities. Disc One - The Doo Wop Years 
Disc One
 
1. The Morris Lane Band - Bobby's Boogie
2. Red Prysock - Wiggles
3. The Mello Moods - How Could You
4. The Du-Droppers - Can't Do Sixty, No More
5. The Du-Droppers - Go Back
6. The Vocaleers - Is It A Dream
7. The Vocaleers - Angel Face
8. The Scarlets - Dear One
9. The Topps - What Do You Do?
10. The Rainbows - Mary Lee
11. The Sequins - Why Can't You Treat Me Right
12. The Channels - The Closer You Are
13. The Channels - The Gleam In Your Eye
14. The Channels - My Lovin' Baby
15. Louis Lymon & The Teenchords - Honey Honey
16. Louis Lymon & The Teenchords - Lydia
17. Little Bobby Rivera & The Hemlocks - Cora Lee
18. The Whirlers - Magic Mirror
19. The Scarlets - Indian Fever
20. Allen Baum - My Kind Of Woman
21. The Federals - While Our Hearts Are Young
22. The Kodoks - Little Girl, Little Boy
23. The Kodoks - Oh Gosh, Oh Gee
24. The Federals - You Gotta Love Me Baby
25. The Empires - Whispering Heart
26. The Empires - Linda
27. Jackie & The Starlights - Valerie
28. The Du Mauriers - Baby I Love You
29. The Du Mauriers - All Night Long
30. The Kodoks - Runaround Baby.
 
 
Disc Two - The Soul Of The Blues Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City 
 
1. Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
2. Buster Brown - Sugar Babe
3. Bobby Marchan - There Is Something On Your Mind
4. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Every Beat Of My Heart
5. Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya
6. Lee Dorsey - Do Re Mi
7. King Curtis & The Noble Knights - Soul Twist
8. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Letter Full Of Tears
9. Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford - I Need Your Lovin'
10 .Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford - Don't You Worry
11. Les Cooper & The Soul Rockers - Wiggle Wobble
12. Wild Jimmy Spruill - Scratch And Twist
13. Chuck Bradford  You're Going To Miss Me (When I'm Gone)
14. Rockin' Bradley - Look Out
15. King Curtis & The Noble Knights - Twistin' With The King
16. Tarheel Slim - Number 9 Train
17. Wild Jimmy Spruill - Kansas City March
18. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie - Much Too Late
19. Noble Watts - Jookin'
20. Noble Watts & June Bateman - Go Away, Mr Blues
21. The Upsetters - Jay Walking
22. Dr. Horse - Jack, That Cat Was Clean
23. Dr. Horse - Salt Pork West Virginia
24. Titus Turner - Bow-Wow
25. Mary B - Something For You Baby
26. Mary Ann Fisher - Wild As You Can Be
27. Wilbert Harrison - Let's Stick Together
28. Bobby Marchan - All In My Mind
29. Lee Dorsey - Hoodlum Joe.
 
 
Disc Three - The Rhythm Of The Blues Arthur Crudup - That's All Right 
 
1. Elmore James - The Sky Is Crying
2. Tiny Grimes - Second Floor Rear
3. Mighty Joe Young - Why Baby
4. Mighty Joe Young - Empty Arms
5. Sammy Myers - You Don't Have To Go
6. Sammy Myers - Sad, Sad Lonesome Day
7. Champion Jack Dupree - Stumbing Block Blues
8. Champion Jack Dupree - Shim, Sham, Shimmy
9. Champion Jack Dupree - Shake, Baby, Shake
10. Johnny Acey - I Go Into Orbit
11. Johnny Acey - What Am I Going To Do
12. Elmore James - Something Inside Me
13. Elmore James - Sunnyland Train
14. Arthur Crudup - Rock Me Mama
15. Arthur Crudup - Mean Ole Frisco
16. Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
17. Buster Brown - Doctor Brown
18. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie - It's Too Late
19. Tarheel Slim & Little Annie - Lock Me In Your Heart
20. Tarheel Slim - Wildcat Tamer
21. Tiny Grimes - Juicy Fruit
22. Elmore James - Shake Your Moneymaker
23. Elmore James - Look On Yonder Wall
24. Elmore James - It Hurts Me Too
25. Sonny Terry - Harmonica Hop
26. Brownie Mcghee - Don't Dog Your Woman
27. Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand
28. Sonny Terry - Doggin' My Heart Around.