Norton Records 2003 reissue of 'The Voola's original screamin' 1959 Capitol LP' with original cover artwork.
"Eskew Reeder Jr.'s first solo studio recordings came about when Paul Peek got him to record some demos at a Greenville radio station (WESC) around 1958. At that time, Peek was a member of the fabled rockabilly group The Blue Caps, led by manic performer Gene Vincent. Peek even co-wrote "The Rock-Around" with Reeder, and Reeder played piano on the 1958 recording that launched the NRC label for National Recording Corporation. From these contacts and Paul Peek's influence with Capitol Records came a record contract; Cub Koda described the results as "some of the most untamed and unabashed sides ever issued by a major label." At this point, Eskew Reeder, Jr. adopted the stage name "Esquerita." The ensuing years found Reeder cutting several singles with various backing musicians in studios in Nashville, Dallas, New Orleans and Detroit. Capitol Records released the LP Esquerita! in 1959, his only album in the traditional sense (i.e., not a compilation of earlier singles, or re-issue)"
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1. HEY MISS LUCY (Esquerita) 2. WHY DID IT TAKE YOU SO LONG (Esquerita-Calvin Arnold) 3. SHE LEFT ME CRYING (Esquerita) 4. CRAZY CRAZY FEELING (Calvin Arnold) 5. GET BACK BABY (Esquerita) 6. HOLE IN MY HEART (Robert Riley-Buddy Killen)
1. I'M BATTIE OVER HATTIE (Richard McGibony) 2. BABY, YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME (Esquerita-Calvin Arnold) 3. BELIEVE ME WHEN I SAY ROCK AND ROLL IS HERE TO STAY (Esquerita) 4. I NEED YOU (Richard McGibony) 5. MAYBE BABY (Buddy Holly-Norman Petty) 6. GETTIN' PLENTY LOVIN' (Esquerita-Calvin Arnold)