We've already filled you in on Ace's recent collection from the great Jackie Wilson; today, we turn the spotlight to another classic R&B vocalist, Garnet Mimms! West Virginia-born, Philadelphia-raised Garnet Mimms is best remembered today for his 1963 hit "Cry Baby," which reached No. 1 R&B/No. 4 Pop and inspired Janis Joplin's scorching revival years later. "Cry Baby" was the work of songwriters Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns, both of whom played key roles in the vocalist's career.
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! The Who, The Brunswick Singles 1965-1966 (UMe) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.) The Who box up replicas of seven early 7-inch singles plus an eighth with The High Numbers’ “Zoot Suit” b/w “I’m the Face” on this deluxe vinyl box set. Read more here. Herman's Hermits, The 50th Anniversary Anthology (Bear Family) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.) Bear Family gives the “I’m Into Something Good” and “There’s a Kind of Hush” pop stars the deluxe