280 T. VALENTINE - HELLO, LUCILLE, ARE YOU A LESBIAN? LP (280)
(Norton 280) Finally, the complete long lost works of elusive cult hero T. Valentine, whose playful rant "Hello Lucille Are You A Lesbian" on his own Val label catapulted him into infamy overnight! But long before his hit, T. Valentine was recording his own renegade brand of off-kilter Chicago R&B/soul bag raunch ranging from his flame hot 1960 stunner "Teenage Jump" to the social commentary of "Massius Ray" and the big town upset of "Black Power". Enter the uniquely sensational world of this enigmatic legend, who continues to entertain and astound. T. Valentine tells is like it is, from the hip and with a beat. Superb packaging, massive killer notes by top writer/Valentine enthusiast Nick Tosches!
Teenage Jump / Little Lu-Lu Frog / Betty Sue / Do The Do / Massius Ray / Betty Sue / Black Power Part One / Black Power Part Two / Hello Lucille Are You A Lesbian? / Betty Sue / I Want You To Have My Baby / Wake Up Wake Up Black Man / Shake Your Funky A-s-s / The Vampire Radio Spot
"The greatest and most elusive legend of modern subterranean rhythm n' blues!" - Nick Tosches