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Various Artists - The Flamingo Club: London's Original All-Nighter
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Various Artists - The Flamingo Club: London's Original All-Nighter

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Brand new. Sealed album.

Limited vinyl LP pressing. Jeff Kruger's Fabulous Flamingo originally operated from the basement of the Mapleton Restaurant in Coventry Street, London and was known for it's sophisticated jazz suppers. In April 1957, the club moved to Wardour Street where it soon became famous, some might say 'infamous' for it's weekend 'All-Nighters' staying open until 6am every Friday and Saturday night. In 1959 Kruger hired brothers Rik and Johnny Gunnell to manage the 'Mingo' and develop the 'All-Night' scene introducing the signature sound of jazz-tinged rhythm and blues and proto-soul!

  1. Think – James Brown And The Famous Flames
  2. Fingertips – Little Stevie Wonder
  3. You Can’t Hide – Lulu Reed & Freddy King
  4. (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean – Ruth Brown
  5. Dumplins – Byron Lee And The Dragonaires
  6. Oh Carolina – PFilks Brothers with Prince Buster And The All Stars
  7. Tipitina – Professor Longhair and his Blues Scholars
  8. Love Letters – Ketty Lester
  9. Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles and his Orchestra
  10. One Mint Julep – Sarah Vaughn
  11. Wicked Woman – Don Land and his Boulder Rollers
  12. You Can’t Sit Down – Chris Columbo
  13. Sugar Babe – Part 1 – Jimmy Powell
  14. Air Travel – Chris Farlowe & The Thunderbirds
  15. Housewife’s Choice – Derrick And Patsy
  16. Flamingo – Eric Bostic And His Orchestra