The Rojac Story

The Best Of Rojac and Tayster

Various Artists

DISC 1:
1. Nobody But You Babe - Clarence Reid
2. (You're Trying To) Cop My Stuff - Kim Tolliver
3. Lovin' Lies - Third Guitar
4. I Want To - Little Jewel
5. Can You Dig It - Chico & Buddy
6. This and That - Jo Armstead
7. Skunks, Hogs and Dogs - Clarence Reid
8. Are You Experience - Chuck-a-Luck & the Lovemen
9. Lucky Man - Damn Sam the Miracle Man & the Soul Congregation
10. Nwanne, Nwanne, Nwanne - Aleke Kanonu/Tolbert the Miracle Man
11. Down To the River - Third Guitar
12. Don't Lose Your Groove - Lavell Hardy
13. Get In My Bag - Curtis Lee & the K C P's
14. Whip Ya - Chuck-a-Luck & the Lovemen
15. I've Got It - Damn Sam the Miracle Man & the Soul Congregation
16. Give Me Another Joint - Damn Sam the Miracle Man & the Soul Congregation
17. Quittin' Tim - Big Maybelle
18. Smash - Damn Sam the Miracle Man & the Soul Congregation
19. Whip You - Chuck-a-Luck & the Lovemen
20. Baby Don't Cry - Third Guitar
21. Driving Me To the Arms of a Stranger - Kim Tolliver
22. I Can't Wait Any Longer - Big Maybelle

DISC 2:
1. Tuesday's Child - Kim Tolliver
2. Something Special About My Baby - Clarence Reid
3. You Turn Me Around - Wesley Paige
4. Don't Pass Me By - Big Maybelle
5. Heaven Will Welcome You - Clarence Reid
6. 96 Tears - Big Maybelle
7. What's My Chances - Kansas City Playboys/Chuck Flamingo
8. Careless Love - Big Maybelle
9. I Love My Baby - International G.T.O.'s
10. No Better For Ya - Jo Armstead
11. It's Been Raining In My Heart - International G.T.O.'s
12. I Wish It Were Me - Clarence Reid
13. Love From the Far East - Master Four
14. Love Love Love - Chuck Flamingo
15. Christmas In Vietnam - Private Charles Bowens & the Gentlemen From Tigerland
16. Where Were You - Kim Tolliver
17. Everybody's Going Wild - Curtis Lee & the K C P's
18. Keep That Man - Big Maybelle
19. Meet Me Halfway - Lillie Bryant
20. Old Love Never Dies - Big Maybelle
21. I'll Try To Do Better - Kim Tolliver
22. Better Days Are Coming - Wesley Paige & the Master Three


Rojac is one of those labels made famous by Big Maybelle and Kim Tolliver for a couple of very sought-after releases, but there's much more to the story. The label was formed in the 60's by Jack Taylor to capture sound of Harlem, in New York. Probably the best known record is Third Guitar's "Baby Don't You Cry", but this special box set looks deep into the Rojac/Tay-Ster catalog to bring up some forgotten hits as well as several funk and soul and deep soul gems. It has a fascinating 28 page booklet with notes by Bill Dahl, together with a label discography and label scans. 2 CD box set gatefold sleeve issued on Traffic Entertainment RO-158.

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