Jackie Lomax’s Rarities To Be Released

In a more just world, Jackie Lomax could have been really big but, perhaps, being in possession of a fantastic pair of soul pipes he lacked a bit of artistic personality, and success evaded him. Despite the support from fellow Liverpudlians, THE BEATLES, who signed the singer to their Apple Corps. and had George Harrison behind his “Sour Milk Sea” single, and Jackie’s poster boys looks, Lomax didn’t make it to the top, yet since his passing in 2013 there’s been a reassessment of the veteran’s legacy. His estate’s collaboration with Angel Air Records resulted in the release of "Against All Odds", the album the veteran finished shortly before moving on to the next world, and the tapes from HEAVY JELLY, a project he fronted for some time, and now a genuine treasure trove to be opened on May 4th when “Rare, Unreleased And Live, 1965-2012” will be out.

It’s a collection of the late singer’s gems from his time with the Scouse also-rans THE UNDERTAKERS up to the songs he worked on in the last year of his life, with the pride of place given to Jackie’s American concert from 1976. A real treat. Read the review.

JACKIE LOMAX - Rare, Unreleased And Live, 1965-2012

JACKIE LOMAX –
Rare, Unreleased And Live, 1965-2012

CD 1: Unreleased-1975-2012
1. Soul Light
2. More (Livin’ For Lovin’)
3. California
4. Who’s Foolin’ Who?
5. If Only I Could Find
6. She Feels That Way
7. The Little Things Of Love
8. Fallen Angel
9. I’m Gonna Be There
10. You’re So Beautiful
11. Green Eyes
12. Don’t Talk Down To Me
13. Devil Eyes
14. Give Your Heart To Somebody
15. Hold On To What You Got
16. Against All Odds
17. The Edge Of The World
18. I Can’t Hold Out – THE UNDERTAKERS
19. One Night In Chicago – THE UNDERTAKERS
20. Dead And Gone

CD 2: Rare 1965-1970
1. Throw Your Love Away – THE UNDERTAKERS
2. You Better Get Going Now – THE LOMAX ALLIANCE
3. Genuine Imitation Life
4. Sour Milk Sea (live at the BBC)
5. The Eagle Laughs At You (live at the BBC)
6. So Was Das Netz Gewoben (“How The Web Was Woven” – German version)
7. Too Complicated – HEAVY JELLY
Live – San Francisco, 1976:
8 Sour Milk Sea
9. More (Livin’ For Lovin’)
10. Peace of Mind
11. (Put Some ) Rhythm In Your Blues
12. Blue World
13. Our Love
14. Hold On To Your Loved One
15. It Isn’t Only Love
16. On the Road To Be Free
17. Hellfire, Night-Crier
18. She Took Me Higher

April 10, 2015

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