Monday, 11 April 2011

Remembering Rhythm Records

01 Alice Jean & Mondellos - 100 Years From Today
02 Alice Jean & Mondellos - Come Back Home
03 Lyrics - Everynight
04 Ollie 'Yul' McClay & Mondellos - Over The Rainbow
05 Ollie 'Yul' McClay & Mondellos - Never Leave Me Alone
06 Alice Jean & Mondellos - Daylight Saving Time
07 Alice Jean & Mondellos - That's What I Call Love
08 Little Willie Littlefield - Ruby Ruby
09 Alice Jean & Mondellos - Happiness Street
10 Alice Jean & Mondellos - Hard To Please
11 Bob Jefferies - Never Let Me Go
12 Tempos - Promise Me
13 Tempos - Never Let Me Go
14 Bob Jefferies & Marcels - Take Me Back
15 Marcels - Betty Lou
16 Paliya DeSantos - 'If I Had A' Wishing Well
17 Spinners - Marvella
18 Spinners - My Love And your Love
19 Rudy Lambert - Sunday Kind Of Love
20 Mondellos - My Heart (rare audition copy)
21 Rudy Lambert & Mondellos - That's What I Call Love
22 Mondellos - You'll Never Know (unissued)
23 Tempos - To Love Again
24 Alice Jean & Mondellos - 100 Years From Today (alt take)
25 Alice Jean & Mondellos - Come Back home (alt take)
26 Lyrics - Everynight (alt take)


Rhythm Records had a history of producing great San Francisco blues in the post war era. In 1957, Don Barksdale, a former NBA basketball star and prominent disc jockey for San Francisco Bay Area radio station KWBR, decided to start a record label. Rather than start from scratch, he bought the Rhythm label from Bob Geddins. This marked the beginning of our Rhythm Records vocal group story.................




9 comments:

  1. http://www.multiupload.com/BF41DHLSHO

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  2. Thanks!

    Another great collection.

    best regards,

    mick

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  3. Lovely blog. Thanks for sharing your knowledge of a genre I personally know little about, but have always been drawn to.

    Did you ever consider zipping up the tracks from your 12 Days Of Christmas posts?

    John

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  4. Thanks John (and Mick), wonderful to know! Will try and collate those Christmas tracks when I get the chance.

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  5. nice blog, check out my blog at www.theseoldmemories.blogspot.com for classic & hard to find oldies/doo wops.

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  6. Dead link. It's nice to share but if you don't clean after yourself, it's like dumping your garbage out the window in a town without garbage collection service... We're already knee-deep with useless pages on the web. It will soon take so long to sort out the valid from the obsolete that no-one will bother using the web anymore. Well done.

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  7. moaning ploker just sift thru the garbage and find yer free gems,you binner,or go record store and buy it,you bleating punk you!

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  8. Well said anonymous 29th September. I think the guy above you must be a bit special if he expects us all to be internet bin men, haha. Pathetic lazy and entitled attitude that the internet seems to have fostered.

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