MOJO Presents X 3: Raw Soul (2004), The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (2004) & Studio One Selector (2005)

Three more freebies from MOJO. Raw Soul is another of the early ‘Music Guides’ MOJO released when first beginning to issue themed collections. A beloved comp for its quality of material. You’d think The Roots Of Led Zeppelin would be yet another blues roots compilation the magazine is so fond of. Part of it is, naturally, but just to mess with the Zepheads MOJO has also included some hardcore folk (Joan Baez, John Fahey) and even a Spirit track – but not the one that Page lifted the “Stairway” riff from. Studio One Selector is an excellent collection of tracks from the famed roots reggae label. All can be found at Amazon (click the covers). There’s about 90 more MOJOs in our archives. Three more next Sunday.

MOJO Music Guide Vol. 3: Raw Soul (March 2004)
BOBBY ANGELLE Too Much For You (3:04)
LITTLE ESTER PHILLIPS Mojo Hannah (2:22)
SOLOMON BURKE Home In Your Heart (2:06)
FELICE TAYLOR I Can Feel Love (3:04)
RAY CHARLES Mess Around (2:41)
LITTLE ANNIE Lean Lanky Annie (2:07)
BETTYE SWANN The Heartache Is Gone (2:26)
WILSON PICKETT If You Need Me (2:37)
MAXINE BROWN Baby Cakes (2:32)
IKE & TINA TURNER He’s The One (2:03)
THE ISLEY BROTHERS It’s Your Thing (2:47)
BETTY BIBBS Pounds Of Soul (2:30)
ALBERT WASHINGTON Hold Me Baby (6:04)
MARY LOVE Baby I’ll Come (3:24)
OTIS REDDING These Arms Of Mine (2:32)

MOJO: The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (August 2004)
LITTLE RICHARD Long Tall Sally (2:08)
GARNET MIMMS As Long As I Have You (2:42)
ROBERT JOHNSON Travelling Riverside Blues (2:39)
BUKKA WHITE Shake ‘Em On Down (2:59)
SANTO & JOHNNY Summertime (2:47)
BERT JANSCH Blackwater Side (3:45)
JOHN REDBOURN Nobody’s Fault But Mine (1:54)
SPIRIT Fresh Garbage (3:12)
MUDDY WATERS You Need Love (2:43)
HOWLIN’ WOLF Killing Floor (2:49)
BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON In My Time Of Dying (3:11)
DAVEY GRAHAM She Moved Thru The Bizarreblue Ragga (7:41)
JOAN BAEZ Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You (2:39)
JOHN FAHEY Dance Of The Inhabitants Of The Palace Of King Phillip XIV Of Spain (3:18)
OWEN HAND She Likes It (1:56)

MOJO Presents: Studio One Selector (March 2005)
JOHNNY OSBOURNE We Need Love (3:36)
JACKIE MITTOO Get Up and Get It (2:42)
ERNEST RANGLIN Surfin (2:23)
LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY Bionic Dub (3:19)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Simmer Down (2:48)
THE GAYLADS Africa (3:24)
LONE RANGER The Answer (3:06)
JACKIE MITTOO & THE SOUL BROTHERS Train To Skaville (2:43)
LLOYD & DEVON Push Push (6:15)
THE ETERNALS Queen of the Minstrels (3:22)
DELROY WILSON I Want Justice (2:15)
LLOYD WILLIAMS Reggae Feet (2:32)
MICHIGAN & SMILEY Nice Up the Dance (4:55)
THE SKATALITES Coconut Rock (2:46)
SUGAR MINOTT Hang On Natty (2:55)

13 Comments

  • 1
    Willard
    July 31, 2011 - 03:42 | Permalink

    Search HERE

  • 2
    July 31, 2011 - 09:00 | Permalink

    Thanks Captain – loving the Mojos!

    • 3
      Willard
      July 31, 2011 - 15:42 | Permalink

      Thanks for stopping by furious one.

  • 4
    pete
    July 31, 2011 - 11:19 | Permalink

    Q: How is Mojo like Playboy?
    A: You read the articles second.
    Thanks again — I didn’t have any of this trio!

    • 5
      Willard
      July 31, 2011 - 15:40 | Permalink

      Thanks for not going mastrabatory on that one.

  • 6
    John W. Lawler
    August 14, 2011 - 23:16 | Permalink

    Just to clarify something: in another review it is stated "at one point, it makes the erroneous claim that Rastafarianism was started by Marcus Garvey, which is not true". Well, it is true (sort of), although Marcus himself wasn’t a rastifarian – a statement (prophesy) he made during a speech, that a "king (of kings) will rise out of Afrika, from the line of David" was what initially sparked the Rastifarian belief, which officially started when Haile Seliassie (a name that came with the crowning – his birth name was Ras Tafari, get it?), 225th in line from the house of David, was crowned as Emperor of Ethiopia. When Burning Spear sings "Macus Garvey words come to pass…" he is reffering to the prophesy…

  • 7
    austo
    October 25, 2011 - 17:32 | Permalink

    cheers my man. I have the CD somewhere but can’t be arsed to root it out!

  • 8
    Rhod
    August 16, 2012 - 04:44 | Permalink

    Thanks once again for the great shares.

    Regards

    Rhod

  • 9
    Irontree23
    July 6, 2013 - 21:07 | Permalink

    The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (August 2004) needs a re up oh most gracious one….

    • 10
      Willard
      July 6, 2013 - 23:54 | Permalink

      New link up, Thanks.

  • 11
    aildoux
    May 22, 2014 - 09:19 | Permalink

    Thanks for everything. LZ & S1S works fine. Raw Soul’s zip file does not open. I get “The compressed (zipped) folder is invalid or corrupted.” Can you re-up a new one. Thank you.

    • 12
      Willard
      May 22, 2014 - 09:34 | Permalink

      Thanks. I just d/l’ed and opened Raw Soul without incident (with Safari, no less, which used to be impossible). You may have gotten a bad d/l. Give it another try and if it still doesn’t work I’ll get another one up. Thanks.

  • 13
    Anonymous
    June 18, 2014 - 09:56 | Permalink

    Ahoy Captain! Many thanks!

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