Thursday, September 1, 2011

Aural Massage - Young Jessie - Do You Love Me (1955)

I first heard Young Jessie in 1983 on the NME Ace Case tape, listening with a mate on his Walkman on a coach on the A38 heading to an Elvis Costello gig in Bristol. Like many good R&B songs, Hit Git and Split's joyous energy made us both laugh out loud the first time around.  Released as a B side on Modern in 1955, "Do You Love Me" sounds like everyone was having fun here too.

2 comments:

  1. Mark, after listening again to a few of your old shows I got myself a studio 1, (soul, Jazz, records) - 'Jamaica soul shake' album. It's flippin brilliant and I'm ecstatic about it. Can you recommend any others of this ilk?
    Much appreciated
    Fat

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  2. terrible virus on my computer. apologies for the spelling errors.

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