Imperial Album Discography, Part 7 (94000 Series and Related)
by David Edwards and Mike Callahan
Last update: November 13, 1999

The LP-94000 series was a reissue of the material from the vaults of both Imperial and the Aladdin label, including some unreleased material.

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Number - Title - Artist [Release Date] Contents

94000 Series:

LP-94000 - Goin' Up the Country: Rural Blues, Volume 1 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. Take It Easy - Nathaniel Terry/Forgive Me - Manny Nichols/Avenue Breakdown - Country Jim/Disgusted - Lil' Son Jackson/West Coast Blues - Thunder 'N Lightnin'/Howling Wolf Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins/Nobody Knows - Snooks Eaglin//Don't Know Why - Nathaniel Terry/Worried Life - Manny Nichols/Philippine Blues - Country Jim/Thrill Me Baby - Lil' Son Jackson/Can't Do Like You Used To - Thunder 'N Lightnin'/Can't Get That Woman Off My Mind - Lightnin' Hopkins/By The Water - Snooks Eaglin

LP-94001 - Saturday Night Function: Rural Blues, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. When The Saints Go Marchin' In - Papa Lightfoot/Travelin' Mood - Snooks Eaglin/I Ain't For It - Boogie Bill Webb/Country Bred - Clifton Chenier/A Man Is Crying - Slim Harpo/Cold In The Evening - J.D. Edwards/Paper In My Shoe - Boozoo Chavis//Wine Women Whiskey - Papa Lightfoot/See See Rider - Snooks Eaglin/Love Me Mama - Boogie Bill Webb/Just A Lonely Boy - Clifton Chenier/Something Inside Me - Slim Harpo/Crying - J.D. Edwards/Boozoo Stomp - Boozoo Chavis

LP-94002 - Blues Uptown: Urban Blues, Volume 1 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. Don't Lie To Me - Fats Domino/Mother Fuyer - Dirty Red/Vida Lee - T- Bone Walker/Too Many Drivers - Smiley Lewis/Sweet Old Chicago - Roosevelt Sykes/Story To Tell - Joe Turner/Empty Life Mercy Dee/Rose Mary - Fats Domino/You Done Me Wrong - Dirty Red/I Get So Weary - T- Bone Walker/Tee-Nah-Nah - Smiley Lewis/You Can't Be Lucky All The Time - Roosevelt Sykes/Battle Of The Blues Part 1 - Joe Turner/Danger Zone - Mercy Dee

LP-94003 - End of an Era: Rhythm 'N' Blues, Volume 1 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. No One To Love Me - Sha-Weeze/Keep Your Feet On The Floor - Jewels/Teardrop Eyes - Dukes/Made To Love - Sharp Tones/I Want Your Love - Mellow Drops/Darling Please - Bees/Are You Forgetting Me - Kidds (Pelicans)//You Played The Part - Spiders/My Secret - Barons/Chimes - Pelicans/He's The Fat Man - Hawks/Please Return - Jewels/Red Sails In The Sunset - Five Keys/Ray Pearl -Jivers (Centars)

LP-94004 - New Orleans Bounce: Urban Blues, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. Help Me - Fats Domino/I've Got Eyes For You - Fats Domino/Stay Away - Fats Domino/Slide Me Down - Smiley Lewis/It's So Peaceful - Smiley Lewis/ABC's, Parts 1 & 2 - Smilin' Joe//Shake Shake Baby - Archibald/Soon As I Go Home - Archibald/Goin' Back To The Country - Little Sonny/I'm Thankful - Fats Mathews/Lucille - Joe Turner & Fats Domino/Travelin' Mood - Wee Willie Wayne/Chicken Shack Boogie - Amos Milburn

LP-94005 - Sweet N Greasy: Rhythm 'N' Blues, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. Dear Lori - Shades/One Touch Of Heaven - Shades/Miss Lucy - Pelicans/Down In Mexico - Pelicans/You Made Me Love You - Sha-Weeze/Feeling Sad - Sha- Weeze/Hopin' For Your Return #4 - Savoys//No Shoulder To Cry On - Jewels/Is It Too Late - Fidelitones/I Love My Baby - Crystals/I Do Believe - Crystals/Around About Midnight - Robins/I Miss You - Avalons/Love Me - Avalons

LP-94006 - Down Home Stomp: Rural Blues, Volume 3 - Various Artists [1968] Issued in mono only. Jump The Boogie - Papa Lightfoot/Mean Old Train - Papa Lightfoot/Boogie - Boogie Bill Webb/Bad Dog - Boogie Bill Webb/Playboy Blues - J.D. Edwards/Hobo - J.D. Edwards/Stormin' And Rainin' - Lowell Fulsom//Hush Oh Hush - Roosevelt Sykes/I'm Tired - Roosevelt Sykes/No One To Love Me - Manny Nichols/Sad And Lonely - Country Jim/Rock And Rollin' #2 - Lil' Son Jackson/Sad Letter Blues - Lil' Son Jackson

LP-94007 - Legendary Masters: Gospel Music, Volume 1 - Soul Stirrers [1968] Aladdin material, recorded 1946-47; all tracks mono. Glory, Glory Hallalujah/End Of My Journey/My Life Is In His Hands/This Is My Prayer/Seek And Ye Shall Find/Pearl Harbor, Parts 1 & 2/Jesus Prays For You And Me/Life's Journey/His Eye Is On The Sparrow/One Day/Soldier In The Army Of The Lord/Why I Like Roosevelt, Parts 1 & 2

MM-423 - Special Programmer Selections - Various Artists [1965]

MM-428 - Imperial Moves: Special Programmer August 1966 Release - Various Artists [1966] All tracks mono. I Remember You - Slim Whitman/Be Nice To Everybody - Buddy Cagle/Memphis - Johnny Rivers/Volare - Tony Terran/These Boots Are made For Walkin' - Jimmy McCracklin/Somewhere My Love - Franck Pourcel & His Orchestra//You You You - Mel Carter/Seul Sur Son Etoile - Franck Pourcel & His Orchestra/Just Let Me Cry - Jimmy McCracklin/Don't Answer Me (Ti Vedo Uscire) - Tony Terran/A Travelin' Man - Slim Whitman/Alfie - Cher


Note: Sunset was a budget subsidiary of Liberty/Imperial.

SUS-5118 - Ricky Nelson - Ricky Nelson [1966] Again (S)/That's All (S)/If You Can't Rock Me (E)/Stood Up (E)/I'm In Love Again (E)//Thank You Darlin' (E)/Teenage Doll (E)/Be Bop Baby (E)/I'm Confessin' (E)/I'd Climb The Highest Mountain (E)

SUS-5157 - Whiskey a Go-Go Revisited - Johnny Rivers [1967] All tracks live; there are no bands separating the cuts on this LP. C.C. Rider-Got My Mojo Working (S)/Sunny (S)/It's Too Late (S)/A Hard Day's Night (S)/When A Man Loves A Woman (S)//John Lee Hooker (S, 15:40)

SUS-5205 - I Need You - Rick Nelson [1968] Reissued in the 1980s as Liberty LN-10304. It's Up To You (S)/Baby Won't You Please Come Home (E)/I Need You (S)/I'm Confessin' (E)/You Tear Me Up (E)//Be True To Me (E)/Have I Told You Lately That I Love You (E)/Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You) (E)/It's All In The Game (E)/My One Desire (S)

SUS-5225 - Lonely Girl - Jackie DeShannon [1968] Needles And Pins (S)/Take Me Away (S)/I Remember The Boy (E)/Should I Cry (S)/Hold Your Head High (S)//He's Got The Whole World In His Hands (S)/Time (S)/Think About You (S)/Lonely Girl (S)/A Proper Girl (S)

SUS-5322 - Jackie DeShannon Featuring What The World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon [1970] What The World Needs Now Is Love (E)/You Won't Forget Me (S)/She Don't Understand Him Like I Do (S)/Are You Ready For This (S)/Splendor In The Grass (S)//When You Walk In The Room (S)/Be Good Baby (E)/Where Does The Sun Go (S)/That's The Name Of The Game (S)/Love Is Leading Me (S)

Note: After Imperial was discontinued as a label in 1970, the Imperial material was subsequently issued on United Artists.

UAS-9958 - Legendary Masters Series - Fats Domino [1971] (2 LP set) Issued in mono only. Disc 1:The Fat Man/Hey La Bas!/Goin' Home/Please Don't Leave Me/Going To The River/Ain't That A Shame/Poor Poor Me//I'm In Love Again/When My Dreamboat Comes Home/Blueberry Hill/My Blue Heaven/Rooster Song/I'm In The Mood For Love/Blue Monday; Disc 2: I'm Walking/It's You I Love/The Big Beat/Valley Of Tears/I Want You To Know/Whole Lotta Lovin'/I Wanna Walk You Home//I'm Ready/Yes My Darling/I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday/Walkin' To New Orleans/Be My Guest/I Hear You Knockin'/Let The Four Winds Blow

UAS-9960 - Legendary Masters Series - Ricky Nelson [1971] (2 LP set) Issued in mono only. Disc 1: Be Bop Baby/If You Can't Rock Me/Stood Up/Tryin' To Get To You/My Babe/Milkcow Blues//Poor Little Fool/Waitin' In School/Believe What You Say/Shirley Lee/Down The Line/I Can't Help It/I'm In Love Again; Disc 2: It's Late/Old Enough To Love/Restless Kid/Just A Little Too Much/A Long Vacation/Lonesome Town//Travelin' Man/Teenage Idol/Young Emotions/Never Be Anyone Else Like You/My One Desire/Hello Mary Lou/That's All

UA-LA122-F2 - Cookin' With Fats - Fats Domino [1973] (2 LP set) Issued in mono only. Disc 1: My Girl Josephine/Jambalaya/Honey Chile/One Night Little Mama//Shu Rah/Ain't That Just Like A Woman/What's The Reason I'm Not Pleasin' You/Bo Weevil/You Done Me Wrong; Disc 2:What A Price/Rose Mary/When I See You/So Long/Three Nights A Week//Sick And Tired/Are You Going My Way/What Will I Tell My Heart/La La/Ain't Gonna Do It

UA-EA233-G - The Very Best of Fats Domino - Fats Domino [1974] All tracks mono. Reissued in 1975 with a different cover as UA-LA380-E. The Fat Man/Ain't That A Shame/Blue Monday/I'm In Love Again/Blueberry Hill/I'm Walkin'//Whole Lot Of Loving/I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday/I Want To Walk You Home/Walking To New Orleans/My Girl Josephine/Let The Four Winds Blow

UA-LA237-G - The Very Best of Cher - Cher [1974] Reissued in 1975 with a different cover as UA-LA377-E. All I Really Want To Do (S)/Needles And Pins (S)/Hey Joe (S)/Come And Stay With Me (S, 2-track mix with voice in center, instruments to one side, and nothing on the other side)/Where Do You Go (S)/Sunny (S)//Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) (S)/Will You Love Me Tomorrow (S)/Alfie (S)/The Cruel War (S)/Mama (When My Dollies Have Babies) (S)/You Better Sit Down Kids (S)

UA-LA253-G - The Very Best of Johnny Rivers - Johnny Rivers [1974] Reissued in 1975 with a different cover as UA-LA387-E. Memphis (S)/Maybellene (S)/Mountain Of Love (S)/Midnight Special (S)/The Seventh Son (S)/Where Have All The Flowers Gone (S)//Secret Agent Man (S)/I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water (S)/Poor Side Of Town (S, 45 version, fades)/Baby I Need Your Loving (S)/The Tracks Of My Tears (S)/Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (S)

UA-EA434-R - The Very Best of Jackie DeShannon - Jackie DeShannon [1975] Put A Little Love In Your Heart (S)/I Can Make It With You (S)/Needles And Pins (S)/Brighton Hill (S)/The Weight (S)//What The World Need Now Is Love (E)/Come Stay With Me (S)/Holly Would (S)/Love Will Find A Way (S)/When You Walk In The Room (S)

UA-EA440-R - The Very Best of Sandy Nelson - Sandy Nelson [1975] Teen Beat (E, live)/Big Noise From The Jungle (M)/Honky Tonk (S)/All Night Long (S)/Drums Are My Beat (E)//Let There Be Drums (S, live)/Land Of A Thousand Dances (S)/Drums A Go Go (E)/The Stripper (S)/You Name It (S)

LLS-70079 - Rare Dominos - Fats Domino [1976] Detroit City Blues/She's My Baby/Little Bee/Hey La Bas Boogie/Every Night About This Time/Careless Love/Fat Man's Hop//Mardi Gras In New Orleans/Swannee River Hop/Fat's Frenzy/You Done Me Wrong/La La/If You Need Me

EMS 1123 - Shake! The Best of the Swinging Blue Jeans - Swinging Blue Jeans [1986] Hippy Hippy Shake (M)/Don't Make Me Over (M)/Good Golly Miss Molly (M)/Do You Know (M)/Long Tall Sally (S)/You're No Good (M)/Tutti Frutti (S)/It Isn't There (M)/Shakin' All Over (M)/Make Me Know You're Mine (M)//Shake Rattle And Roll (M)/Save The Last Dance For Me (S)/Lawdy Miss Clawdy (S)/It's Too Late Now (M)/Good Lovin' (M)/Tremblin' (M)/Around And Around (S)/Rumours Gossip Words Untrue (M)/That's The way It Goes (S)/Some Sweet Day (S)

Thanks to Murray Kirch and Bob Laughton.

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