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-With Lillian Briggs, the 'Juke Box Pearls' CD series on Bear Family Recordsr brings a brilliant but little-appreciated artist into the limelight. -32 songs from 1955 to 1961, located somewhere between pop and rock'n'roll. -Mostly up-tempo numbers plus magnificently arranged pop, rarities and hits - including Diddy Boppers and three different versions of the classic I Want You To Be My Baby and two rare, previously unreleased recordings by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra. -The 36-page color booklet includes a biography written by renowned music journalist Bill Dahl and many rare photos and memorabilia! This CD compilation of 32 songs occasionally deviates from the chronological order and describes the career of a unique singer who also played the trombone. Starting with instrumental recordings of the Lillian Briggs Orchestra from the mid-50s - after Alan Freed discovered her - through rhythm & blues sounds and rock 'n' roll in her recordings for the Epic label and various other record companies to pop arrangements, jazz standards and twists of the later years: 'Diddy Boppers' presents the great stylistic diversity of a unique female singer. All of Lillian Briggs' hits are included, such as the CD title track Diddy Boppers. Perhaps many will remember I Want You To Be My Baby, which was recorded at the same time by Georgia Gibbs and is offered here in three different versions; as an instrumental version by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra, then in her best-known arrangement as a rhythm & blues heavy dance number and finally as a twist version from 1961. Her cover versions of Eddie My Love, Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop, Rag Mop and the great Be Mine are also on this CD. A rousing album, not just for nostalgic fans and collectors. If you love expressive female singers, Lillian Briggs is the right choice! The CD comes with a 36-page color booklet with a Lillian Briggs biography by the renowned Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and many rare photos and illustrations!
-With Lillian Briggs, the 'Juke Box Pearls' CD series on Bear Family Recordsr brings a brilliant but little-appreciated artist into the limelight. -32 songs from 1955 to 1961, located somewhere between pop and rock'n'roll. -Mostly up-tempo numbers plus magnificently arranged pop, rarities and hits - including Diddy Boppers and three different versions of the classic I Want You To Be My Baby and two rare, previously unreleased recordings by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra. -The 36-page color booklet includes a biography written by renowned music journalist Bill Dahl and many rare photos and memorabilia! This CD compilation of 32 songs occasionally deviates from the chronological order and describes the career of a unique singer who also played the trombone. Starting with instrumental recordings of the Lillian Briggs Orchestra from the mid-50s - after Alan Freed discovered her - through rhythm & blues sounds and rock 'n' roll in her recordings for the Epic label and various other record companies to pop arrangements, jazz standards and twists of the later years: 'Diddy Boppers' presents the great stylistic diversity of a unique female singer. All of Lillian Briggs' hits are included, such as the CD title track Diddy Boppers. Perhaps many will remember I Want You To Be My Baby, which was recorded at the same time by Georgia Gibbs and is offered here in three different versions; as an instrumental version by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra, then in her best-known arrangement as a rhythm & blues heavy dance number and finally as a twist version from 1961. Her cover versions of Eddie My Love, Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop, Rag Mop and the great Be Mine are also on this CD. A rousing album, not just for nostalgic fans and collectors. If you love expressive female singers, Lillian Briggs is the right choice! The CD comes with a 36-page color booklet with a Lillian Briggs biography by the renowned Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and many rare photos and illustrations!
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Lillian Briggs - Diddy Boppers: Juke Box Pearls (Bonus Tracks) [With Booklet]

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Format: CD
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Rel. Date: 05/24/2024
UPC: 4000127177179

Diddy Boppers: Juke Box Pearls (Bonus Tracks) [With Booklet]
Artist: Lillian Briggs
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. I Want You To Be My Baby
2. Don't Stay Away Too Long
3. It Could've Been Me
4. Can't Stop
5. Rock'N'Roll-y Poly Santa Claus
6. I Want You To Be My Baby (Instrumental)
7. Delilah (Instrumental) (Acetate)
8. Follow The Leader
9. That's The Only Way To Live
10. Eddie, My Love
11. The Teens In Jeans From New Orleans
12. The Gypsy Goofed
13. I'll Be Gone
14. Mean Words
15. Sugar Blues
16. Boogie Blues
17. I
18. She Sells Seashells
19. Come Here
20. Will We Meet Again
21. Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
22. I've Got Your Heart
23. Rag Mop
24. Is There A Man In The House?
25. Blues In The Night
26. Diddy Boppers
27. Hooray For The Rock
28. Not A Soul (Blanket Roll Blues)
29. Be Mine (Alle Mädchen wollen küssen)
30. I Care For You
31. I'm Burning For You
32. I Want You To Be My Baby (1961 Version)

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-With Lillian Briggs, the 'Juke Box Pearls' CD series on Bear Family Recordsr brings a brilliant but little-appreciated artist into the limelight. -32 songs from 1955 to 1961, located somewhere between pop and rock'n'roll. -Mostly up-tempo numbers plus magnificently arranged pop, rarities and hits - including Diddy Boppers and three different versions of the classic I Want You To Be My Baby and two rare, previously unreleased recordings by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra. -The 36-page color booklet includes a biography written by renowned music journalist Bill Dahl and many rare photos and memorabilia! This CD compilation of 32 songs occasionally deviates from the chronological order and describes the career of a unique singer who also played the trombone. Starting with instrumental recordings of the Lillian Briggs Orchestra from the mid-50s - after Alan Freed discovered her - through rhythm & blues sounds and rock 'n' roll in her recordings for the Epic label and various other record companies to pop arrangements, jazz standards and twists of the later years: 'Diddy Boppers' presents the great stylistic diversity of a unique female singer. All of Lillian Briggs' hits are included, such as the CD title track Diddy Boppers. Perhaps many will remember I Want You To Be My Baby, which was recorded at the same time by Georgia Gibbs and is offered here in three different versions; as an instrumental version by the Lillian Briggs Orchestra, then in her best-known arrangement as a rhythm & blues heavy dance number and finally as a twist version from 1961. Her cover versions of Eddie My Love, Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop, Rag Mop and the great Be Mine are also on this CD. A rousing album, not just for nostalgic fans and collectors. If you love expressive female singers, Lillian Briggs is the right choice! The CD comes with a 36-page color booklet with a Lillian Briggs biography by the renowned Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and many rare photos and illustrations!
        
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