(B-list) Album Chart of 1963

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(B-list) Album Chart of 1963
see also: the main (A-list) Album Chart of 1963
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LITTLE DEUCE COUPE
The Beach Boys
Capitol Records T-1998
the USA
6.89 “Good” Pop

Jukebox picks: “Little Deuce Coupe” (9.7) • “A Young Man Is Gone” (7.9) • “Car Crazy Cutie” (7.1)
TJR saysEight new tunes on this one plus four culled from the 3 preceding LPs, condemning it to "b" status. "Little Deuce Coupe"...more →

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LIVE AT THE APOLLO
James Brown
King Records 826
the USA
6.73 “Good” Soul; Soul Ballad

Jukebox picks: “Lost Someone [live apollo ’62, full version]” (8.7) • “I Don’t Mind [live apollo ’62]” (7.5) • “I’ll Go Crazy [live apollo ’62 # 1]” (7.1)
TJR says“Live at the Apollo” was recorded on the night of October 24, 1962 at Brown’s own expense. Brown’s record label, King Re...more →

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HERE HE COMES AGAIN
Fats Domino
Imperial LP-9248
the USA
6.72 “Good” Blues / Rhythm n Blues

Jukebox picks: “Trouble In Mind [album version ’63]” (8.8) • “Goin’ Home [album version ’63]” (8.5) • “Oh Ba-a-by ["here comes" album version ’63]” (7.5)
TJR saysReleased August 1963 (Imperial LP-9248). Fully compiled from previous LP recordings over the last 10 years, with added b...more →

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PRISONER OF LOVE
James Brown
King Records 851
the USA
6.38 “Decent enough” Soul Ballad

Jukebox picks: “Lost Someone [1961 version]” (8.5) • “Try Me [1958 version]” (8.1) • “Bewildered [1960 version]” (7.1)
TJR saysOriginally done by Russ Columbo in 1932, James Brown revived “Prisoner of Love” and released it as a single in April...more →

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A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOU
Various Artists
Philles Records PHLP-4005
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5.52 “Average” Pop

Jukebox picks: “Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” (8.1) • “The Ronettes - Sleigh Ride” (7.6) • “The Crystals - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” (7.4)
TJR saysA good idea of Phil Spector’s this, on the whole. Cementing his wall of sound in history to be revisited every year like...more →

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NINA’S CHOICE COMPILATION
Nina Simone
Colpix Records CP-443
the USA
5.31 “Below average” Jazz

Jukebox picks: “Work Song [1961 album version]” (7.3) • “Cotton Eyed Joe” (5.7) • “Trouble In Mind” (5.6)
TJR saysCompiles from 3 Colpix LPs; “Nina Simone At Town Hall” (1959), “Nina Simone At Newport” (1960) and “Forbidden Fruit” (19...more →

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3 COUNTRY GENTLEMEN - LOCKLIN, SNOW AND WAGONER
Various Artists
RCA Victor ‎LPM-2723
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4.56 “Poor” Country

Jukebox picks: “Hank Snow - Black Diamond” (6.7) • “Hank Locklin - It Keeps Right On A Hurtin’” (6.4) • “Hank Locklin - Ivory Tower” (5.2)
TJR saysThe sleeve notes tell: “There is a bond between all country folks which has no parallel among city people. The common...more →

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THANK YOUR LUCKY STARS VOL.2
Various Artists
Decca LK-4554
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4.03 “Lame” Pop; Country

Jukebox picks: “Heinz - Just Like Eddie” (7.3) • “The Rolling Stones - Come On” (6.2) • “Brian Poole and The Tremeloes - Twist And Shout” (5.3)
TJR saysSecond album in the series celebrating ABC Television's “Thank Your Lucky Stars” pop show. Released in September, 1963, ...more →

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RECORDED LIVEː THE 12 YEAR OLD GENIUS
Little Stevie Wonder
Tamla TM-240
the USA
3.34 “Terrible” Soul

Jukebox picks: “Don’t You Know [live ’63]” (4.0) • “Fingertips [live ’63]” (3.6) • “(I’m Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over [live ’63]” (3.6)
TJR saysThis album was a big success for the child prodigy thanks to the acclaimed live version of “Fingertips”; not only di...more →



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