Nappy Brown and The Roosters. Night Time Is the Right Time. Down in the Alley: The Complete Savoy Singles As & Bs 1954-1962. My Baby Knows, Down in the Alley. Nappy Brown and The Gibralters. The Hole I’m In, Nobody Can Say. Nappy Brown. Any Time Is the Right Time, Don’t Be Angry.
Napoleon Brown Goodson Culp (October 12, 1929 – September 20, 2008) better known by his stage name Nappy Brown, was an American R&B singer. His hits include the 1955 Billboard chart "Don't Be Angry", "Little By Little", and "Night Time Is the Right Time". His style was recognizable; Brown used a wide vibrato, melisma, and distinctive extra syllables, in particular, "li-li-li-li-li.
Down In The Alley (2:27) 13. My Baby Knows (2:41) 14. Baby Cry, Cry Baby (2:44) 15. What's Come Over You Baby (2:35) 16. Baby I Got News For You (2:27) 17. Apple Of My Eye (2:12) 18. The Hole I'm In (2:40) 19. Nobody Can Say (2:34) 2. The subject of this 2CD collection, Nappy Brown is not usually in the mix but after you have listened to this collection of his singles released between 1954 and 1962 you will certainly be wondering why. Hear Brown's voice bellow and roar across these 54 tracks and on hits like "Don't Be Angry", "Pitter Patter" and "It Don't Hurt No More". The gospel delivery and arrangement of "The Right Time" caught the attention of a young Ray Charles who was currently hitting the big time with outrageous blues versions of gospel songs
A prison term kept Brown inactive for much of the 60s. He returned to music with an album for Elephant V in 1969 and recorded gospel music in the 70s with The Bell Jubilee Singers for Jewel, and as Brother Napoleon Brown for Savoy, although he never really recaptured the power of his work of the 50's. Customer evaluation for "Down In The Alley - The Comple Savoy Singles (2-CD)". Evaluations will be activated after verification. 10 excellent 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 very poor
Nappy Brown, vocals; The Gibralters. 1583 Big Maybelle - I Got It Bad, Until The Real Thing Comes Along. Julius Held, Seymour Miroff, Felix Orlewitz, Paul Winter, violin; unknown, piano, guitar, bass, drums; Robert Banks, organ; Big Maybelle, vocals; Howard Biggs, arranger. 1588 Nappy Brown - Baby I Got News For You, Apple Of My Eye. Earl Warren, alto sax; King Curtis, Al Sears, tenor sax; Robert Banks, piano; Mickey Baker, Wally Richardson, guitar; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals; Sammy Lowe, arranger.
Down in the Alley (1960) by Nappy Brown and The Gibralters. is a cover of. Down in the Alley by The Clovers (1957).
1. hat's Come Over You Baby. The subject of this collection, Nappy Brown is not usually in the mix but after you have listened to this collection of his singles released between 1954 and 1962 you will certainly be wondering why. The gospel delivery and arrangement of "The Right Time" caught the attention of a young Ray Charles who was currently hitting the big time with outrageous blues versions of gospel songs
That Man. Is It True. Two-Faced Woman (And A Lyin' Man). Baby I Got News For You.
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|A||My Baby Knows
Written By – Caddena, Herman
|B||Down In The Alley
Written By – Biggs, Brown
- Published By – Crossroads Music
- Published By – Savoy Music
|45-1582||Nappy Brown And The Gibralters||Nappy Brown And The Gibralters - My Baby Knows / Down In The Alley (7", Single)||Savoy Records||45-1582||US||1960|