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CARNIVAL TIME: <br> The Best of Ric Records, Vol One ( STILL SEALED! ) <br>1988 (Rounder Records - Out of Print)

Details: Rounder Records 2075, stereo, released 1988

Condition: STILL SEALED! There's a small hole punch in the upper right corner of jacket.

Out of Print and No Longer Available as CD.

From the All Music Guide:

Stomping, romping good time numbers are the menu on this 14-track anthology issued in 1988. Such artists as Joe Jones, Al Johnson, Johnny Adams and Edgar Blanchard were hit acts in New Orleans at the time, but made raw music intended for only for the R&B faithful. While an occasional number like Adams' "I Won't Cry" or Jones' "You Talk Too Much" got a little pop attention, most, like Blanchard's hot "Let's Get It" and Tommy Ridgley's "She's Got What It Takes," didn't move anyone who didn't already have the soul spirit, and that's what made them great.

The tracks are:
1. Carnival Time performed by Al Johnson - 2:39
2. Cotton Candy performed by Lenny Capello - 2:13
3. Check Mr. Popeye performed by Eddie Bo - 2:13
4. I Won't Cry performed by Johnny Adams - 2:20
5. You Talk Too Much performed by Joe Jones - 2:30
6. I Don't Talk Too Much performed by Martha Nelson - 2:10
7. Let's Try and Talk It Over performed by Tommy Ridgley - 2:35
8. Lena performed by Al Johnson - 2:15
9. Ain't It the Truth performed by Eddie Bo - 2:14
10. 90 Pound Weakling performed by Lenny Capello - 3:38
11. A Losing Battle performed by Johnny Adams - 2:36
12. Let's Get It performed by Edgar Blanchard and the Gondoliers- 2:28
13. She's Got What It Takes performed by Tommy Ridgley - 2:33
14. Feelin' Right Saturday Night performed by Velvetiers - 2:18

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