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Don't Touch! (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Andre Williams: Don't Touch! (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45KMEP105

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(Koko Mojo) 4-Track EP - Mit Bildhülle, 45 U/Min, großem Innenloch - Zephire "Andre" Williams wurde am 1. November 1936 in Bessmer, Alabama, geboren. Er verlor seine Mutter, als er 6 Jahre alt war und lernte schon sehr früh, wie man sich...
9,95 €
I Wanna Go Back To Detroit City (LP) Andre Williams: I Wanna Go Back To Detroit City (LP) Art-Nr.: LPBS234

Derzeit nicht lieferbar

(2016/Bloodshot) 9 tracks - the newest album from 'Mr. Jail Bait' Andre Williams, who started recording in the mid 1950s.
19,95 €
Nightclub Andre Williams: Nightclub Art-Nr.: LPLS033

Derzeit nicht lieferbar

(2014/Lonestar) 5 tracks - 45RPM
13,95 €
Bacon Fat  - The Fortune Singles 1956-57 Andre Williams: Bacon Fat - The Fortune Singles 1956-57 Art-Nr.: RUM2011034

Derzeit nicht lieferbar

(2012/RUMBLE) 12 tracks
17,95 €
Life Andre Williams: Life Art-Nr.: LPALIVE0135

Derzeit nicht lieferbar

(2012) (Alive)
17,75 €
Life Andre Williams: Life Art-Nr.: CDALIVE0135

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(2012 'Alive') (43:56/10)
16,95 €
That's All I Need Andre Williams: That's All I Need Art-Nr.: LPBS171

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19,95 €
Rib Tips & Pig Snoots (CD) Andre Williams: Rib Tips & Pig Snoots (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSTS6345

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(1965-71'Avin/Sport/Wingate(56:50/19) Herrlich schräger Soul und funky R&B / A great dose of funky, bluesy soul. Includes many previously unavailable cuts and alternate takes.
29,95 €
Holland Shuffle Andre Williams: Holland Shuffle Art-Nr.: CDCED299

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(2001 'Norton') (48:00/11) Das Enfant Terrible des schwarzen amerikanischen Rock'n' Roll, live In Groningen begleitet von den holländischen Green Hornet. Gutes Album / Andr Netherlands, backed by the Green Hornet, a local band. A cheap...
9,95 € 15,90 €
That's All I Need Andre Williams: That's All I Need Art-Nr.: CDBS171

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(2010 'Bloodshot') (41:02/10) R&B, Soul, Rock and Blues von einem der großen Alten, dem einzigartigen Entertainer Andr großartigen Band hat er ein weiteres spannendes Album aufgenommen. Er hat alle Songs geschrieben und zeigt sich,...
15,95 €
Hoods & Shades (2012) Andre Williams: Hoods & Shades (2012) Art-Nr.: LPBS185

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LP auf BLOODSHOT RECORDS von Andre Williams - Hoods & Shades (2012)
19,95 €
Night & Day (2012) 180g incl. album download Andre Williams: Night & Day (2012) 180g incl. album download Art-Nr.: LPYEP2269

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LP auf YEP ROK RECORDS von Andre Williams - Night & Day (2012) 180g incl. album download
22,95 €
Hoods & Shades Andre Williams: Hoods & Shades Art-Nr.: CDBS185

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(2012 'Bloodshot') (37:22/09) Psychedelische Grooves und darüber sein roher stammelnder Sprechgesang, eine perfekte Kombination. Cooles Alterswerk. Klingt gut
15,50 €
Can You Deal With It? Andre Williams: Can You Deal With It? Art-Nr.: CDBS155

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(2008 'Bloodshot') (33:13/09) Nach wie vor spannend klingt die Kombination des R&B-Veteranen Williams mit den New Orleans Hellhounds. Williams' Sprechgesang und die teils harten, brutalen und punkigen Gitarrenriffs passen perfekt. Super
16,75 €
Fat Back & Corn Liquor (CD) Andre Williams: Fat Back & Corn Liquor (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSTG7705

Sofort versandfertig, Lieferzeit** 1-3 Werktage

(1995 'St. George Records') In den 50ern machte er einige fantastische Aufnahmen für 'Fortune' - mittlerweile gesuchte Sammlerstücke. Dieses Album, eingespielt mit eigener Band und den Eldorados, ist das exzellente Comeback eines...
39,95 €
Night & Day Andre Williams: Night & Day Art-Nr.: CDYEP2269

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(34:55/13)
9,95 € 16,75 €
Rhythm & Blues Andre Williams: Rhythm & Blues Art-Nr.: CDBR1027

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(2002 'Black Rose') (48:54/12) Alterswerk des für seine teils abgedrehten Shows und Aufnahmen bekannten R&B-Sängers, der u.a. 'Jail Bait' und 'Shake a Tail Feather' geschrieben hat. In der Nähe von Boston entstanden die Aufnahmen zu...
16,95 €
Mr. Rhythm Is Movin' (Fortune 1955-60) Andre Williams: Mr. Rhythm Is Movin' (Fortune 1955-60) Art-Nr.: CD263394

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(2011/HOODOO) 27 tracks (79:31)
9,95 € 15,95 €

Wer war/ist Andre Williams ? - CDs, Vinyl LPs, DVD und mehr

Andre Williams

Bacon Fat

Andre Williams (Mr. Rhythm) And His New Group

A maverick to the core, Andre Williams has done it all over close to six decades in the recording industry: singing, dancing, songwriting, producing, and doo-wopping.

Born in Bessemer, Alabama on November 1, 1936, Andre moved to Chicago's South Side with his folks in 1941. At age 16, he was a member of The Cavaliers, then graduated to The Five Thrills, who cut in 1953-54 for deejay Al Benson's Parrot label. Williams' Navy adventures took him to San Diego, where comic Redd Foxx gave him his nickname of 'Mr. Rhythm.' "I wasn't a hell of a singer, so I could make up for it by dancing and doing the splits," says Andre. Williams ended up in Detroit with The Five Dollars, who cut for Jack and Devora Brown's Fortune Records. 

Fortune was a shoestring operation. "It was so small that the storeroom was a studio," says Williams. "They were using the record boxes that the records came in, they were using that as sound acoustics." The Five Dollars debuted on Fortune in 1955 with the weird Harmony Of Love, which had no lyrics, just harmonizing. Andre led their followup Going Down To Tia Juana, which had words; it came out late that year with Pulling Time on the flip, credited to Andre Williams with The Don Juans. The billing held for a Williams-fronted It's All Over b/w Bobby Jean in 1956.

Andre recruited a different outfit, imaginatively called 'His New Group,' for his first national hit as a vocalist: tenors Geno Purifoy (aka Parks) and Stave Gaston, baritone Bobby Calhoun, and bass Jay Johnson. Williams dreamed up one of the most laidback rock and roll dance songs ever, Bacon Fat. "We had been going back and forth to this particular club, the Flamingo, in Memphis," he says. "There was two-lane highways then. And you could see these cotton pickers all on the side of the road. We would stop and kid around with them, then go up to their house and drink lemonade and eat. And I just came up with the song about cotton pickers. And I was eatin' a bacon sandwich. I just tapped it out, and I was coming up with the words, and I had the bacon in my hand, and folks with sacks on their backs."

Paired with an eerie Just Because Of A Kiss, Fortune issued Bacon Fat in November of '56 and it started to take off locally. Epic Records, a subsidiary of Columbia, released it nationally the following month on the recommendation of Detroit deejay Bristol Bryant, resulting in a #9 entry on 'Billboard's' R&B 'Best Seller' lists in early '57. Andre stayed at Fortune with the fabulously bizarre Jail Bait and The Greasy Chicken.

He got in the ground floor at Motown only to fall out with Berry Gordy (several times), returned to Chicago and produced hits for The Five Du-Tones and Alvin Cash, worked A&R for Mercury's Blue Rock logo (where he produced Sir Mack Rice's original Mustang Sally), and cut another hit of his own for Chess in '68, the streetwise Cadillac Jack. Andre subsequently battled drug abuse and homelessness, triumphantly reemerging as sartorially splendiferous and lascivious as ever.

- Bill Dahl -

Various Vol.8, - Street Corner Symphonies 1956

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