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Daptone Gold (2009)

1. Introduction by Binky Griptite
(Backing track is unreleased Dap-Kings cut from 100 Days sessions)

2.Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-I'm Not Gonna Cry
45rpm release only (DAP 1031, released in the spring of 2007)

3. The Budos Band-Up From The South
From the debut self-titled album released November 2005.

4. Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens-What Have You Done
Title track from debut album released May 2009, also released as a 45rpm single with “I’ll Take The Long Road” as the B-side.

5. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-How Long Do I Have To Wait For You?
featured on their sophomore album, “Naturally”, released January 2005

6. Lee Fields-Could Have Been
Previously only available on 45rpm Gabe’s favorite all time Daptone cut

7. Antibalas featuring Mayra Vega-Che Che Cole Makossa
Released as a 12” only in 2004
This is Victor “Ticklah” Axlerod and Bosco Mann’s makossa-style reworking of Antibalas’ afrobeat cover of the Hector Lavoe hit “Che Che Cole (penned by Willie Colon). Has been out of print for 3 years.

8.The Budos Band-Budos Rising
From their sophomore album “The Budos Band II” released August 2007

9.Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-Got A Thing On My Mind
The very first Daptone release was this 45 (DAP-1001) in 2000
Later appeared on their debut album “Dap Dippin’ With Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings” released in 2001, recorded in the 2000.

10.Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band-The World (Is Going Up In Flames)
2nd 45rpm release on Daptone imprint, Dunham Records (DNM-102) released in 2007, 45rpm only release, backed with “Heartaches & Pain”. From the forthcoming Charles Bradley LP “No Time for Dreaming” due out early 2010. Produced by Tommy Brenneck in his bedroom

11.Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-Make It Good To Me
from their debut album “Dap-Dippin with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings” (2001)

12. Lee Fields and Sugarman & Co.-Stand Up
Released in early 2006 as a 45rpm single only

13. Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens-What Is This
From their debut album “What Have You Done, My Brother?”, released in May 2009.
Cover of an old Willie Morganfield tune

14. Binky Griptite with the Sugarman Three-A Lover Like Me
Binky Griptite is one of the guitarists as well as the emcee for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Recorded in 2002.

15. Menahan Street Band-Make the Road by Walking
First released on the Dunham Records imprint as their debut 45 single (DNM-101) in 2006 and later included as the title track on their debut full-length album. Released October 2008.

16. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-Tell Me
From their third and best-selling album “100 Days, 100 Nights”, released October 2007.

17. Sugarman & Co.-Down To It
From their third album, first on Daptone Records “Pure Cane Sugar”, released in 2001.

18. The Dap-Kings-Nervous Like Me
Recorded for and released on DJ Kenny Dope’s record label “Kay-Dee” in 2004 on 45 rpm only.

19. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings-Giving Up
PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED, cover of Gladys Knight and the Pips’ song, recorded in 2008.

20. The Budos Band-Ghostwalk
From their first self-titled album, released November 2005. Nydia’s pick

21. The Gospel Queens featuring Cynthia Langston-I Need You To Hold My Hand
From Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens’ “What Have You Done, My Brother?”, released in May 2009. Cynthia Langston is one of the Queens who usually sings backup. Mikey’s pick

22. Binky Griptite & the Mellomatics-The Stroll Pt. 2
B-side to “The Stroll”, 45rpm single only released in June 2009. Features dueling guitar solos by both Dap-Kings guitarists (Tommy TNT Brenneck and Binky respectively)

23. Sharon Jones & Lee Fields-Stranded In Your Love
A duet from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ sophomore album “Naturally”, released in January 2005. Sharon and Lee later performed this live at the record release party for the “100 Days, 100 Nights” album at The Apollo Theater in 2007.

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