Vocalist/saxophonist Junior Walker recorded some of the label's grittiest R&B songs, while also delivering heartrending tracks like "What Does It Take to Win Your Love." The Definitive Collection delivers 18 essential tracks by Walker & His All-Stars, spanning six years on the Motown/Soul label. Though the songs aren't in chronological order, all of the hits from that era are represented, from the first chart entry, "Shotgun" in 1965, through the last "Do You See My Love (For You Growing)" in 1970. Also included such gems as "Home Cookin'," "Cleo's Mood," and "Way Back Home."
Tracks: 1. Shotgun 2. Shake and Fingerpop 3. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) 4. Cleo's Mood 5. Cleo's Back 6. (I'm A) Road Runner 7. Pucker Up Buttercup 8. Do the Boomerang 9. Come See About Me 10. Hop City, Pt. 2 11. Home Cookin' 12. What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) 13. These Eyes 14. Gotta Hold on to This Feeling 15. Do You See My Love (For You Growing) 16. Take Me Girl, I'm Ready 17. Way Back Home 18. Walk in the Night
I began my lifelong obsession of collecting records in the spring of 1965. There were so many amazing sounds emanating out of our little transistor radios in those days. There was folk, the British invasion, Motown and so much more. It was an exciting time to be a teen! Right around this time a phenomenal 23 year sax player burst onto the scene. His real name was Autry Dewalt II. His stage name was Junior Walker and his backup group was known as the All … more