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CURTIS KNIGHT (& THE SQUIRES)


Live recordings

The live recordings of Curtis Knight & the Squires (aka the Lovelights) are quite confusing, beginning with the question if they really are live recordings at all. Two tracks, "Last night" and "Killing floor" are available in versions with crowd noise, and versions without, which would seem to suggest that they actually were originally studio takes which were later disguised as live recordings by adding a crowd noise overdub. This leads to the question if the same trick was also performed on other songs.

The presence of introductions to songs that would suggest a live recording has been explained by these tapes actually being rehearsals for the flow and structure of the Squires live set done in a studio and recorded for reviewing purposes. The fact that several songs exist in 2 different versions with different instrumentation would suggest that there were one or more actual live recordings, and a rehearsal tape later worked into sounding like a live recording. Bass and drum overdubs were also added to several of the songs, with versions both with and with the overdubs appearing on various releases.

These live / rehearsal recordings were done between late 1965 - January 1966. The George's Club, Hackensack, New Jersey, 26 December 1965 date often given for these tracks is questionable. The location was taken from a song introduction, but it happens to belong to one of the tracks that was definitely recorded in the studio. The date might be correct for some of these songs.

NOTE: A full rundown of all the different edits and mixes of these tracks will follow later.

Ain't That Peculiar
composers: William "Smokey" Robinson, Marvin Tarplin, Robert Rogers & Warren Moore
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH?: "???"
CK: "Ain't That Pe-CU-liar. This is for you, baby, Carol."

Released by Marvin Gaye on the 45 "Ain't That Peculiar / She's Got To Be Real" (Tamla 54122) in September 1965 5. Made #1 on the R&B and #8 on the Hot 100 Billboard charts.

Baby What You Want Me To Do

aka You Got Me Running
composer: Jimmy Reed
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix?
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Well all right! We're gonna do a little thing, a little Jimmy Reed thing, talkin' about... you know what I'm sayin', here we go, Jimmy Reed.

Jimmy Reed`s original 45 "Baby What You Want Me To Do / Caress Me" (Vee-Jay VJ 333) was released in November 1959 (R&B #10, Pop #37).

Band Outro
composer(s): unknown
vocals: Curtis Knight
rhythm guitar: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Harry Jensen
bass: Ace Hall
drums: Ditto Edwards

CK: "Ah yeah. What a fast 40 minutes. You've been listening to the music of the Lovelights. Featuring: Handsome Harry on lead guitar, ha, good looking Ditto on the drums. The fabulous Jimmy James. Long tall handsome Ace on the bass. Yours truly Curtis Knight here. We're gonna take a short break but we'll be right back, ???? right right back, yeah."

Bleeding Heart
aka "(My) Bleeding Heart"
composer: Elmore James
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH: "Two, Three..."

There are multiple releases of this track on various labels so it's hard to make out which one came first. The lp "The Sky Is Crying" credited to Elmo James and released in 1964 or 1965 (depending on whose discography you read) contains this track as does the Elmore James 45 "(My) Bleeding Heart / It Hurts Me Too" (Enjoy 2015). There was also another version of this 45 with the same catalog number but different tracks: "It Hurts Me Too / Pickin` The Blues" (Enjoy 2015) released circa April1965 6.

Bo Diddley (Medley)
composer: Ellas McDaniel aka Bo Diddley
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
harmony vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

This track is actually a medley of three different Bo Diddley songs (id'd by R.MacNeill):

First verse:
from "Bo Diddley" (A-side of Bo Diddley's first single, "Bo Diddley / I'm A Man" (Checker 814) released in 1955 and re-issued as Checker 997 in 1961).

Second & third verse
from "Hush Your Mouth" (A-side of Checker 896 "Hush Your Mouth" / "Dearest Darling" released in 1958).

Harmony vocals:
from "Hey! Bo Diddley" (A-side of Checker 860 "Hey! Bo Diddley" / "Mona" released in 1957).

Bright Lights, Big City
composer: Jimmy Reed
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown overdub?
bass: overdub?
drums: overdub?

intro
CK: "Bright Lights, and Big Cities, ya'll."

Released by Jimmy Reed on the 45 "Bright Lights, Big City / I’m Mr. Luck" (Vee-Jay 398) in early August 1961 9.

Come On (Part 1)
aka Let The Good Times Roll
composer: Earl King
vocals: Jimi Hendrix & Curtis Knight
tambourine: Ace Hall
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: Curtis Knight?
bass: Harry Jensen
drums: George Bragg

intro
JH?: "Baby let's do this... Baby let's do this [mumble] . Two, one."

The song is played as an instrumental intro or outro with Jimi introducing the band members. Original version by Earl King was released on the 45 "Come On (Part 1) / Come On (Part 2)" (Imperial 5713) in 1960. Also released by Alvin Robinson on the 45 "Bottom Of My Soul / Let The Good Times Roll" (Blue Cat BC 113) in April 1965 22. Jimi's later 1968 cover (as released on Electric Ladyland) is clearly based on the Earl King version but it is possible that Jimi was also familiar with the Alvin Robinson recording as the Squires also played "Something You Got", a hit for Alvin Robinson (as mentioned by Jimi in the introduction for the song).

Day Tripper
composers: John Lennon & Paul McCartney
vocals: Curtis Knight & Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

The single "We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper" (Capitol 5555) by the Beatles was released in the USA on 1st of December 1965 12.

Driving South
aka Drivin` South aka Thaw-Out
composer: Albert Collins (& Jimi Hendrix)
vocals: Curtis Knight
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro [riffs]
CK: "Yeah! Right now we're gonna feature Jimmy James. Jimmy's gonna do a little tune for you, of his own selection. You're gonna like it. Gonna feature Jimmy here. What're you gonna do for the people, Jimmy, on Christmas plus one?"
JH: "Little thing called Drivin' South."
CK: "A little thing called Driving South."
JH: "In D, ya'll know ."
CK: "In D."
JH: "One."
CK: "If you ain't never been there, you're gonna take a trip with us now, baby. If you ain't got no car, put on some skates."
JH: "Get 99 pairs of shoes and walk the rest of the way! Lawd have mercy, ya'll ready? One, two..."

outro
CK: "How bout it, ladies and gentlemen? Take a bow, Jimmy! That's an original tune wrote by Jimmy, a little thing entitled - written, I should say, wrote, written, written, wrote... called Drivin' South, going home where they got sweet potatoes, fatback, and things. Down there where all the soul food and all the swingin' people come from. Can I get a witness to that? Is anybody from down there besides me?"

Although Hendrix performed this track throughout his career under the title "Driving South" it's in reality a cover of "Thaw-Out" by Albert Collins with some extra bits added by Jimi. Released by Albert Collins on the 45 "Backstroke / Thaw-Out" (Hall Records 45-1925) in 1964.

Get Out Of My Life, Woman
composer: Allen Toussaint
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

First released by Lee Dorsey on the 45 "Get Out Of My Life, Woman / So Long" (Amy 945) in December 1965 10.

Hang On Sloopy
composer: Bert Russell (Bert Berns) & Wes Farrell
vocals 1st verse: Curtis Knight
vocals 2nd verse: Jimi Hendrix
harmony vocals: Curtis Knight & Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Gonna do a tune for ya. Hang On..."
JH: "Say something else in there."
CK: "Sloopy."
JH: "G"

Released by the McCoys on the 45 "Hang on Sloopy / I Can't Explain it" (Bang B-506) in August 1965 11.

Hold What You've Got
composer: Joe Tex
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "All right, we're gonna do a little Joe Tex tune here... You'd better Hold on to What You Got, baby. If you got anything to hold on to, that is."

The Joe Tex 45 "Hold What You've Got / Fresh Out of Tears" (Dial 45-4001) first appears on the Cash Box Top 100 singles chart week ending December 19, 1964.

I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
composers: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Edward Holland
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "All right, a tune made popular by the ever-popular Four Tops. It was Number One in the nation, not too far back. We'd like to give you our rendition of..."
JH: "One, two, one two three four."

The original single by the Four Tops, "I Can't Help Myself / Sad Souvenirs" (Motown 1076) was released in May 1965. It made number 1 on the Cash Box Top 100 singles chart week ending June 19, 1965.

I Got You (I Feel Good)
composer: James Brown
vocals: Lonnie Youngblood
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

The James Brown & Famous Flames 45 "I Got You (I Feel Good) / I Can't Help It (I Just Do-Do-Do)" (King 6015) was released in late October 1965 13.

I Got You (I Feel Good)
composer: James Brown
vocals: Lonnie Youngblood
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

The James Brown & Famous Flames 45 "I Got You (I Feel Good) / I Can't Help It (I Just Do-Do-Do)" (King 6015) was released in late October 1965 13.

I'll Be Doggone
composers: William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren Moore & Marvin Tarplin
vocals: Curtis Knight
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Gonna do a Marvin Gaye tune, ladies and gentlemen. I'll Be Doggone!"

Released by Marvin Gaye on the 45 "I'll Be Doggone / You've Been A Long Time Coming" (Tamla 54112). The single entered the Billboard "Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles" chart for week ending 3/20/65 at number 28. 18

I'll Be Doggone
composers: William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren Moore & Marvin Tarplin
vocals: Curtis Knight
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
overdubbed drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Released by Marvin Gaye on the 45 "I'll Be Doggone / You've Been A Long Time Coming" (Tamla 54112). The single entered the Billboard "Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles" chart for week ending 3/20/65 at number 28. 18

I'm A Man
composer: Ellas McDaniel aka Bo Diddley
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH: "Ok then, ya'll, here we go"

B-side of Bo Diddley's first single, "Bo Diddley / I'm A Man" (Checker 814) released in 1955 and re-issued as Checker 997 in 1961.

I'm A Man
composer: Ellas McDaniel aka Bo Diddley
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

B-side of Bo Diddley's first single, "Bo Diddley / I'm A Man" (Checker 814) released in 1955 and re-issued as Checker 997 in 1961.

Just A Little Bit
composer: Rosco Gordon
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

Released by Rosco Gordon on the 45 "Just A Little Bit / Goin´ Home" (Vee Jay Records VJ 332) in January 1960 14.

Killing Floor
composer: Chester Burnett aka Howlin` Wolf
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Released by Howlin` Wolf in April? 1965 15 on the 45 "Killing Floor / Louise" (Chess 1923).

Killing Floor (studio)
composer: Chester Burnett aka Howlin` Wolf
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Alright, here we go. (I'd) like to let everyone know that you're being recorded, this is being recorded live here at the fabulous George's Club 20, in Hackensack New Jersey. You'll...stop laughing Jimmy."
JH: "Fabulous..."
CK: "You're listening to...that's, pretty boy Jimmy who's over there laughing (laughs). He's bashful (laughs). Er, we're gonna get things underway with a tune entitled what's the name of it Jimmy? (laughs)
JH: "Ah, ok let me say it"
CK: "What's the name of it?"
JH: "Killing Floor, Killing Floor"
CK: "Killing Floor. On the Killing Floor"
JH: "???"

Released by Howlin` Wolf in April? 1965 15 on the 45 "Killing Floor / Louise" (Chess 1923).

Land Of 1000 Dances
aka Land Of A Thousand Dances
composer: Chris Kenner
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH: "The drums! One, two, rock and roll, one two three."

First released by Chris Kenner on the single "Land Of 1000 Dances / That's My Girl" (Instant Records 3252) in June 1963 20. Cannibal And The Headhunters added the "na na na na na" -chorus to the song and released their version on the single "Land Of 1000 Dances / I'll Show You How To Love Me" (Rampart 642) in early February 1965 19. It's this version that the Squires covered as the nowadays best known version released by Wilson Pickett on the 45 "Land Of 1000 Dances / You're So Fine" (Atlantic 45-2348) only came out in September 1966 21.

Last Night (studio)
composer: Mar-Keys
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Alright, continuing on, we're gonna do a tune, it's very popular. Little tune entitled Last Night."

Released by the Mar-Keys on the 45 "Last Night / Night Before" (Satellite S-107) in 1961.

Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
composer: Hank Ballard
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "All right, wake up."

Released by Hank Ballard And The Midnighters on the 45 "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go / If You'd Forgive Me" (King 45-5400) on 10 September 1960 4.

Mercy, Mercy
composer: Don Covay & Horace Ott or Ronald Miller
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
?: "What's the number on there, the number is wrong here. (???)"

outro
JH?: "Yeah!"

Don Covay & the Goodtimers release the single "Mercy, Mercy / Can't Stay Away" (Rosemart 45-801) in August 1964.See the "Don Covay" -section of this site.

Money (That's What I Want)
composers: Janie Bradford & Berry Gordy, Jr.
vocals: Curtis Knight
tambourine: Curtis Knight?
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown intro

CK: "Continuing on, we're gonna do a song that's a subject that everybody is... it's a controversial subject, as a matter of fact. It's something everybody needs. Money."
no outro

Released by Barrett Strong on the 45 "Money (That's What I Want) / Oh I Apologize" (Anna Records 1111) circa December 1959 7. Covered by many people since but the best known cover version at the time of these live recordings probably was by the Beatles, released in the US on the lp "The Beatles` Second Album" (Capitol Capitol T 2080 (M) and ST 2080 (S)) in early April 1964 8

Money (That's What I Want)
composers: Janie Bradford & Berry Gordy, Jr.
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "All right, we're gonna continue on. We're gonna do a tune I think you might remember and enjoy. It's a tune that's pretty appropriate, entitled Money."
JH: "Lawd have mercy, we're gonna do a thing, Money, and one, two, one two three four."

outro
CK: "Oh yeah, a little thing called Money."

Released by Barrett Strong on the 45 "Money (That's What I Want) / Oh I Apologize" (Anna Records 1111) circa December 1959 7. Covered by many people since but the best known cover version at the time of these live recordings probably was by the Beatles, released in the US on the lp "The Beatles` Second Album" (Capitol Capitol T 2080 (M) and ST 2080 (S)) in early April 1964 8

Mr. Pitiful
composer: Otis Redding & Steve Cropper
vocals: Lonnie Youngblood
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Released by Otis Redding on the 45 "Mr. Pitiful / That's How Strong My Love Is" (Volt V-124) in 1965.

One Night
aka One Night With You
composers: Dave Bartholomew & Pearl King (& Elvis Presley - lyrics?)
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

Originally released by Smiley Lewis as "One Night (Of Sin)" on Imperial IM-942 but the well known version is by Elvis Presley released on the 45 "One Night / I Got Stung" RCA Victor 47-7410 1958. The Elvis version has re-written lyrics but retains the original writing credits.

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
composers: Mick Jagger & Keith Richard
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar???: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "Continuing on, we're gonna do a tune made popular by the Rolling Stones. A very fabulous British group. We're British, also."
JH: "West Indies."
CK: "West British, South British."
JH: "British West Indies."
CK: (laughs)
JH: "That's down there close to Georgia, isn't it? Isn't it down there close to - "
CK: "That's pretty close to Georgia. A little tune entitled I Can't Get None."

outro
CK: "Oh yeah, a little bit of I Can't Get None."

Released by the Rolling Stones in the USA on the 45 "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction / The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man" (London 9766) in June 1965 16.

Shotgun
composer: Autry DeWalt
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: unknown
rhythm guitar: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Harry Jensen
bass: Ace Hall
drums: Ditto Edwards

intro
CK?: "Ditto you got it"
CK (ad lib at c. 2.17): "I said we're going down to Club 20 just to play the blues"

Something You Got
composer: Chris Kenner
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH: "Right now we're gonna do one of them little Alvin Robinson tunes, a little thing called Something You Got, in D-flat."
no outro

Originally recorded by Chris Kenner, the version Hendrix is referring to in his introduction was released by Alvin Robinson in May 1964 as a 45 "Something You Got / Searchin' " (Tiger 104).

Stand By Me
composer: Ben E. King & Glick
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

Released by Ben E. King on the 45 "Stand By Me / On The Horizon" (Atco 45-6194) in April 1961 17.

Sweet Little Angel
composer: King & Josea
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
CK: "We're gonna slow things down a bit for all the lovers. I'm gonna dedicate this to my lady. A little tune entitled I Got a Sweet Little Angel. This is for you, Carol."
JH: "One, two, three."

Released by B.B. "Blues Boy" King And His Orchestra on the 45 & 78 "Sweet Little Angel / Bad Luck" (RPM Records 45-468 & 78-468). B.B.King based the song on "Sweet Black Angel" by Robert Nighthawk.

There Is Something On Your Mind
composer: ("Big Jay" Cecil James McNeely)
vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Original version released by Big Jay McNeely as a single "There is something on your mind / Back" (Swingin' 614) in 1959. McNeely was a pioneering sax player in the 50s music scene, so the inclusion if this song into the Squires live set might well have been partly Lonnie Youngblood's initiative, in addition to the fact that it had been a big hit. King Curtis also performed the song, a live recording from 1966 appears on the lp "Live at Small's Paradise", recorded the same year that Hendrix was a member of Curtis's backing band the Kingpins, so Jimi might well have played this song also with King Curtis.
CK (before the guitar solo): "Play the blues for me Jimmy James!"

Travelin' To California
aka California Night
composer: Albert King
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

Originally (?) released by Albert King on the 45 “Travelin` To California / Dyna Flow” (King 45-5588).

Travelin' To California
aka California Night
composer: Albert King
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Originally (?) released by Albert King on the 45 “Travelin` To California / Dyna Flow” (King 45-5588).

Twist And Shout
composers: Phil Medley & Bert Russell
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Released by the Isley Brothers (the instrumental B-side is credited to "The I.B. Special") on the 45 "Twist And Shout / Spanish Twist" (Wand 124) in May 1962 3.

Walking The Dog
aka Walkin' The Dog
composer: Rufus Thomas
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown
sax: Lonnie Youngblood

Released by Rufus Thomas on the 45 "Walking The Dog / You Said" (Stax S-140) in September 1963 1.

What'd I Say
composer: Ray Charles
vocals: Jimi Hendrix
harmony vocals: Curtis Knight
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro
JH: "Right now we're gonna do a little thing by Ray Charles called What'd I Say, goes like something like this here..."

Released by Ray Charles and His Orchestra on the 45 & 78 "What'd I Say - part I  / What'd I Say - part II" (Atlantic 45-2031 and Atlantic 2031) in 1959.

Wooly Bully

composer: Domingo Samudio
vocals: Curtis Knight
harmony vocals: unknown
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
2nd guitar: unknown
bass: unknown
drums: unknown

intro [riffs]
JH?: "Oh."
CK: "All right, here we go."
?: "Hey!"
CK: "Gonna get things underway by a tune that goes like this in the key of G."
?: "Hey."
?: "Quattro!"

outro
JH?: "Yeah!"

Original version released by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs in March 1965 on the single "Wooly Bully / Ain't Gonna Move" (MGM K13322). Lonnie Youngblood cut his own solo version of Wooly Bully.

You Got What It Takes

composer: Joe Tex
vocals: Jimi Hendrix & Curtis Knight
tambourine: Ace Hall
lead guitar: Jimi Hendrix
rhythm guitar: Curtis Knight?
bass: Harry Jensen
drums: George Bragg

intro
CK: "You're being recorded live, we're making an album right here... fabulous Club 20 in Hackensack, New Jersey. We'd like to continue on if we may, and do a tune entitled, Some Boys Say."

Jimi shouts "Go ahead Harry" and "Go ahead George" during the song so the personnel and date are probably the same as on "Come On (part one)".
Released by Joe Tex on the 45 "You Better Get It / You Got What It Takes" (Dial 45-4003) in February 1965 2.


SOURCES
1 the Rufus Thomas "Walking The Dog" 45 is mentioned in an article about Atlantic Records sales where it's stated that Atlantic had sold 20.000 copies of the disc to distributors after it "...only been getting air play for a week...", Billboard issue 28 September 1963
2 the Joe Tex "You Better Get It / You Got What It Takes" 45 is advertized with a full page ad and reviewed as a new release in Billboard issue of 13 February 1965
3 the Billboard issue of 2 June 1962 lists the Isley Brothers "Twist And Shout" 45 on the front page under the heading "New on the Top 100" at number 84.
4 the Billboard issue of 12 September 1960 has a half page ad for Hank Ballard stating the release date of the "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" 45 as 10 September 1960.
5 the "Ain't That Peculiar" 45 was reviewed in the "spotlight" -section of Billboard issue of 2 October 1965.
6 the "It Hurts Me Too" 45 with "Bleeding Heart" on the flipside appears under the "Top R&B Jockey's Pick-Of-The-Week" -section in Billboard issue 10 April 1965.
7 an ad for the "Money" 45 was published in Billboard issue 4 January 1960 stating that the record was a "Smash! Detroit - Chi - St. Louis - Atlanta".
8 a full page ad for "The Beatles` Second Album" appeared in the Billboard issue of 11 April 1964 and a review in the 18 April 1964 issue.
9 reviewed in the Billboard issue of 14 August 1961.
10 the Lee Dorsey 45 "Get Out Of My Life Woman" entered the Billboard Hot 100 -chart for the week ending 1 January 1966 at number 93, published in Billboard issue 1 January 1966.
11 the McCoys 45 "Hang on Sloopy / I Can't Explain it" is advertized with a full page ad ("legit sales 125,000 1 week + 3 days") and enters the Hot 100 -chart at 99 in Billboard issue of 14 August 1965
12 a news item in Billboard issue 4 december 1965 reported: "Capitol unveils a Beatles` single Dec. 1 and an LP five days later... The single is "We Can Work It Out" which is not on the LP."
13 the single "I Got You (I Feel Good) is listed under the header "Top R & B Jockeys' Pick-Of-The-Week" in the Billboard issue of 30 October 1965 so at least promo copies were already out before the end of October. It makes it's first entry on the Cash Box Top 100 singles chart week ending ending November 6, 1965 and was "Predicted to reach the TOP SELLING "RHYTHM & BLUES SINGLES Chart" in Billboard issue 6 November 1965.
14 the "Just A Little Bit" -single entered the Billboard "HOT R & B SIDES" -chart at number 24 in the Billboard issue 1 February 1960
15 listed as a "Top R&B Jockey's Pick-Of-The-Week" for Willie McKinstry of Birmingham in Billboard issue 24 April 1965
16 "(I can't get no) Satisfaction" is reviewed in the 5 June 1965 issue of Billboard and enters the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 57 in the 12 June 1965 issue making May 1965 the probable release date.
17 the "Stand By Me" -single is reviewed as a new release in Billboard issue 24 April 1961.
18 Chart published in the Billboard issue 20 March 1965 , there's also an ad for the single on the front page.
19 The single was reviewed in the Billboard issue 13 February 1965.
20 Reported as a "regional breakout" for Los Angeles in the Billboard issue 22 June 1963
21 The "Top Selling R&B Singles" -chart in the the Billboard issue 10 October 1966 has the Wilson Pickett single at number 4. It is noted as having been number 2 the previous week but the previous Billboard issue is not available in the online archive.
22 The single was reviewed in the Billboard issue 24 April 1965.