2-CD with 36-page booklet, 47 tracks. Playing time approx. 111 mns.
New Orleans wasn't best-known for vocal groups. The exception was the Spiders. Between 1953 and 1960, they recorded 46 songs for Imperial with the incredible studio bands led by Dave Bartholomew. It was Bartholomew himself who said that the Spiders' lead singer, Chuck Carbo, was the 'The best voice to come out of New Orleans in the last thirty years.' Here are the original versions of
I Didn't Want To Do It, You're The One, and Witchcraft (later recorded by Elvis, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson, a.o.), and 43 other songs - many of them making their first appearance on a long-playing, compact disc.