The original Jukebox Jam Blues & Rhythm Revue compilation album was released in September 2011, a collection which brought together the dynamic and varied R&B sounds of Liam Large’s London based club night and reissue label. With an action-packed, all-killer set, it quickly became an instant classic, a comp of vintage sounds which truly stood out in an ever-saturated market.
Two years on, and we are proud to unleash the second volume of Jukebox Jam, another collection of 23 obscure masterpieces from mid-century America. Perhaps even more ambitious than Vol 1, the follow-up broadens the scope of investigation by digging both deeper back into the 1940s – with a couple of jazzy blues numbers, and further into the 1960s – with gritty rock and roll and early Detroit soul both featuring prominently. In between these sounds, there’s of course a healthy fill of dirty ’50s blues, jumping R&B and swinging popcorn, but it’s safe to say that on this set, the surprises come a little more frequently. We’re very confident that Jukebox Jam Vol. 2 is another essential classic in waiting.
Comes with a 16 page colour CD booklet that includes extensive liner notes with detailed info and artist pics!