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• Strawberry Records are proud to present the 12 albums that Mose Allison issued on Atlantic Records and Elektra Musician between 1962 and 1982 on 6CDs. This does not include “Greatest Hits” or “Best Of” albums which of course duplicated tracks from regular albums.

• Although these albums have all appeared on CD reissues at different times over the years. This is the first box set to gather together all of the albums from this period in one set.

• The original LPs are featured two per CD in chronological order. Produced by Bob Fisher whose detailed essay covers the entire history of Mose Allison’s career with quotes and endorsements from artists like Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Pete Townshend, Georgie Fame, Van Morrison and many others who were inspired by his music. The booklet includes complete recording details and supporting personnel for each album along with numerous reproductions of advertisements, reviews and news stories from music industry magazines.

• Designed by Michael Robson and mastered by Simon Murphy this is the definitive collection of this period of Mose Allison’s career.

• Disc One contains the first two Atlantic albums “I Don’t Worry ‘Bout A Thing” and “Swingin’ Machine”.

• Disc Two contains the albums “The Word from Mose” and “Wild Man on The Loose”

• Disc Three features “Mose Alive” and “I’ve Been Doin’ Some Thinking”

• Disc Four presents “Hello There, Universe” and “Western Man”

• Disc Five opens with the live set, “Mose In Your Ear” and his last album for Atlantic, “Your Mind Is on Vacation”

• Disc Six concludes the box with his two albums for Elektra Musician, “Middle Class White Boy” and a third live set recorded in 1982. This time from the famed Montreux Jazz Festival, “Lessons in Living” with sidemen, Lou Donaldson, Jack Bruce, Eric Gale and Billy Cobham.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE:
I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING (ATLANTIC LP SD 1389)

1. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
2. IT DIDN’T TURN OUT THAT WAY
3. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
4. LET ME SEE
5. EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS
6. STAND BY
7. IDYLL
8. THE WELL
9. MEET ME AT NO SPECIAL PLACE
10. THE SONG IS ENDED

SWINGIN’ MACHINE (ATLANTIC LP SD 1398)

11. SWINGIN’ MACHINE
12. DO IT
13. STOP THIS WORLD
14. PROMENADE
15. IF YOU’RE GOIN’ TO THE CITY
16. SARITHA
17. I AIN’T GOT NOTHING BUT THE BLUES
18. SO RARE

DISC. TWO:
THE WORD FROM MOSE (ATLANTIC SD 1424) 1964

1. FOOLKILLER
2. ONE OF THESE DAYS
3. LOOK HERE
4. DAYS LIKE THIS
5. YOUR RED WAGON
6. I’M THE WILD MAN
7. ROLLIN’ STONE
8. NEW PARCHMAN
9. DON’T FORGET TO SMILE
10. I’M NOT TALKING
11. LOST MIND

WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE (ATLANTIC SD 1456)

12. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
13. NO TROUBLE LIVIN’
14. NIGHT WATCH
15. WHAT’S WITH YOU
16. POWERHOUSE
17. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME TO DO MY PART
18. NEVER MORE
19. THAT’S THE STUFF YOU GOTTA WATCH
20. WAR HORSE

DISC THREE:
MOSE ALIVE! (ATLANTIC SD 1450)

1. SMASHED
2. SEVENTH SON
3. FOOL’S PARADISE
4. I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE
5. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU
6. LOVE FOR SALE
7. BABY PLEASE DON’T GO
8. THAT’S ALRIGHT
9. PARCHMAN FARM
10. TELL ME SOMETHIN’
11. THE CHASER

I’VE BEEN DOING SOME THINKIN’ (ATLANTIC SD 1511)

12. JUST LIKE LIVIN’
13. CITY HOME
14. IF YOU’RE GOIN’ TO THE CITY
15. NOW YOU SEE IT
16. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
17. YOUR MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
18. LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO
19. IF YOU REALLY LOVED ME
20. EVERYBODY CRYIN’ MERCY
21. I FEEL SO GOOD
22. LET IT COME DOWN
23. BACK ON THE CORNER

DISC FOUR:
HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE (ATLANTIC SD 1550)

1. SOMEBODY GOTTA MOVE
2. MONSTERS OF THE ID
3. I DON’T WANT MUCH
4. HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE
5. NO EXIT
6. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
7. BLUES IN THE NIGHT
8. I’M SMASHED
9. HYMN TO EVERYTHING
10. ON THE RUN

WESTERN MAN (ATLANTIC SD 1584)

11. IF YOU ONLY NEW
12. HOW MUCH TRUTH
13. BENIDICTION
14. NIGHT CLUB
15. DO NOTHING TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME
16. MOUNTAINS
17. WESTERN MAN
18. ASK ME NICE
19. TELL ME SOMETHING
20. IF YOU’VE GOT THE MONEY, I’VE GOT THE TIME
21. MEADOWS

DISC FIVE:
MOSE IN YOUR EAR (ATLANTIC SD 1627)

1. LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO
2. FOOL’S PARADISE
3. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
4. POWERHOUSE
5. HEY GOOD LOOKIN’
6. I AIN’T GOT NOTHIN’ BUT THE BLUES
7. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME TO DO MY PART
8. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
9. DON’T FORGET TO SMILE
10. THE SEVENTH SON

YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION (ATLANTIC SD 1691)

11. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
12. FOOLIN’ MYSELF
13. NO MATTER
14. ONE OF THESE DAYS
15. I FEEL SO GOOD
16. FIRES OF SPRING
17. IF YOU ONLY KNEW
18. I CAN’T SEE FOR LOOKIN’
19. WHAT DO YOU DO AFTER YOU RUIN YOUR LIFE
20. SWINGIN’ MACHINE
21. PERFECT MOMENT
22. YOUR MOLECULAR STRUCTURE

DISC SIX:
MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY (ELEKTRA/MUSICIAN E1 – 60125)

1. HOW DOES IT FEEL (TO BE GOOD LOOKING)?
2. ROLLIN’ STONE
3. I DON’T WANT MUCH
4. MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY
5. WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME
6. I’M NOBODY TODAY
7. I’M JUST A LUCKY SO-AND-SO
8. BACK DOWN SOUTH
9. THE TENNESSEE WALTZ
10. HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE
11. KIDDIN’ ON THE SQUARE

LESSONS IN LIVING (ELEKTRA/MUSICIAN E1-60237)

12. LOST MIND
13. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
14. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
15. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
16. SEVENTH SON
17. EVERYBODY CRYIN’ MERCY
18. MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY
19. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
20. NIGHT CLUB

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DISC ONE:
I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING (ATLANTIC LP SD 1389)

1. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
2. IT DIDN’T TURN OUT THAT WAY
3. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
4. LET ME SEE
5. EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS
6. STAND BY
7. IDYLL
8. THE WELL
9. MEET ME AT NO SPECIAL PLACE
10. THE SONG IS ENDED

SWINGIN’ MACHINE (ATLANTIC LP SD 1398)

11. SWINGIN’ MACHINE
12. DO IT
13. STOP THIS WORLD
14. PROMENADE
15. IF YOU’RE GOIN’ TO THE CITY
16. SARITHA
17. I AIN’T GOT NOTHING BUT THE BLUES
18. SO RARE

DISC. TWO:
THE WORD FROM MOSE (ATLANTIC SD 1424) 1964

1. FOOLKILLER
2. ONE OF THESE DAYS
3. LOOK HERE
4. DAYS LIKE THIS
5. YOUR RED WAGON
6. I’M THE WILD MAN
7. ROLLIN’ STONE
8. NEW PARCHMAN
9. DON’T FORGET TO SMILE
10. I’M NOT TALKING
11. LOST MIND

WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE (ATLANTIC SD 1456)

12. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
13. NO TROUBLE LIVIN’
14. NIGHT WATCH
15. WHAT’S WITH YOU
16. POWERHOUSE
17. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME TO DO MY PART
18. NEVER MORE
19. THAT’S THE STUFF YOU GOTTA WATCH
20. WAR HORSE

DISC THREE:
MOSE ALIVE! (ATLANTIC SD 1450)

1. SMASHED
2. SEVENTH SON
3. FOOL’S PARADISE
4. I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE
5. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU
6. LOVE FOR SALE
7. BABY PLEASE DON’T GO
8. THAT’S ALRIGHT
9. PARCHMAN FARM
10. TELL ME SOMETHIN’
11. THE CHASER

I’VE BEEN DOING SOME THINKIN’ (ATLANTIC SD 1511)

12. JUST LIKE LIVIN’
13. CITY HOME
14. IF YOU’RE GOIN’ TO THE CITY
15. NOW YOU SEE IT
16. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
17. YOUR MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
18. LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO
19. IF YOU REALLY LOVED ME
20. EVERYBODY CRYIN’ MERCY
21. I FEEL SO GOOD
22. LET IT COME DOWN
23. BACK ON THE CORNER

DISC FOUR:
HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE (ATLANTIC SD 1550)

1. SOMEBODY GOTTA MOVE
2. MONSTERS OF THE ID
3. I DON’T WANT MUCH
4. HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE
5. NO EXIT
6. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
7. BLUES IN THE NIGHT
8. I’M SMASHED
9. HYMN TO EVERYTHING
10. ON THE RUN

WESTERN MAN (ATLANTIC SD 1584)

11. IF YOU ONLY NEW
12. HOW MUCH TRUTH
13. BENIDICTION
14. NIGHT CLUB
15. DO NOTHING TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME
16. MOUNTAINS
17. WESTERN MAN
18. ASK ME NICE
19. TELL ME SOMETHING
20. IF YOU’VE GOT THE MONEY, I’VE GOT THE TIME
21. MEADOWS

DISC FIVE:
MOSE IN YOUR EAR (ATLANTIC SD 1627)

1. LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO
2. FOOL’S PARADISE
3. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
4. POWERHOUSE
5. HEY GOOD LOOKIN’
6. I AIN’T GOT NOTHIN’ BUT THE BLUES
7. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME TO DO MY PART
8. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
9. DON’T FORGET TO SMILE
10. THE SEVENTH SON

YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION (ATLANTIC SD 1691)

11. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
12. FOOLIN’ MYSELF
13. NO MATTER
14. ONE OF THESE DAYS
15. I FEEL SO GOOD
16. FIRES OF SPRING
17. IF YOU ONLY KNEW
18. I CAN’T SEE FOR LOOKIN’
19. WHAT DO YOU DO AFTER YOU RUIN YOUR LIFE
20. SWINGIN’ MACHINE
21. PERFECT MOMENT
22. YOUR MOLECULAR STRUCTURE

DISC SIX:
MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY (ELEKTRA/MUSICIAN E1 - 60125)

1. HOW DOES IT FEEL (TO BE GOOD LOOKING)?
2. ROLLIN’ STONE
3. I DON’T WANT MUCH
4. MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY
5. WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME
6. I’M NOBODY TODAY
7. I’M JUST A LUCKY SO-AND-SO
8. BACK DOWN SOUTH
9. THE TENNESSEE WALTZ
10. HELLO THERE, UNIVERSE
11. KIDDIN’ ON THE SQUARE

LESSONS IN LIVING (ELEKTRA/MUSICIAN E1-60237)

12. LOST MIND
13. WILD MAN ON THE LOOSE
14. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
15. YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
16. SEVENTH SON
17. EVERYBODY CRYIN’ MERCY
18. MIDDLE CLASS WHITE BOY
19. I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING
20. NIGHT CLUB