The Rhythm and the Blues ()

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Track Listing
  1. Get Yourself Another Fool
  2. Driftin' Blues
  3. Fool's Paradise
  4. Smoke Rings
  5. Baby Won't You Please Come Home
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  1. Get Yourself Another Fool
  2. Driftin' Blues
  3. Fool's Paradise
  4. Smoke Rings
  5. Baby Won't You Please Come Home
  6. Please Don't Drive Me Away
  7. Nothing Can Change This Love
  8. But Not For Me
  9. Don't Get Around Much Any More
  10. Trouble In Mind
  11. Little Girl Blue
  12. I Lost Everything
  13. Chains of Love
  14. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
  15. Since I Met You Baby
  16. Cry Me a River
  17. Trouble Blues
  18. Little Red Rooster
  19. Out In the Cold Again
  20. One More Time
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From the title, you might infer that this 20-track compilation -- taken from early-'60s sessions, and principally composed of LP-only cuts -- aims to showcase Cooke's most soulful side. That's true to some degree, but this isn't his funkiest stuff; for that, look to Live at the Harlem Square Club 1963, or even his most up-tempo singles. Most of this is, in fact, suave pop/R&B, the emphasis sometimes falling on the pop, with lightly swinging, jazzy arrangements, and some orchestration. Cooke didn't write most of the material ...

The Rhythm and the Blues 1995, Sony Music Entertainment

UPC: 886976961824

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