Highway QC's* ‎– Highway QC's

Vee Jay Records ‎– LP-5005
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue

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A1 Somewhere To Lay My Head
A2 Working On The Building
A3 Behold Thy Mother
Written-By – S. Taylor*
A4 I Dreamed That Heaven Was Like This
Written-By – J. Taylor*
A5 I'll Trust His Word
Written-By – J. Taylor*
A6 Pray
Written-By – J. Taylor*
B1 Child Of God
Written-By – S. Taylor*
B2 The Way Up The Hill
Written-By – B. Ruth*, J. Broderick*
B3 Something On My Mind
Written-By – S. Taylor*
B4 He Lifted My Burdens
Written-By – C. Copeland*
B5 Count Your Blessings
Written-By – S. Taylor*
B6 Every Man, Woman And Child
Written-By – S. Taylor*



Black and silver "brackets" label; probably a 1970's pressing.

Includes the first recordings by future soul star Johnnie Taylor.

Recording details:
Chicago, 22 May 1955 (tracks A1, A2, B6) - Sonny Mitchell, Lee Richardson, Johnnie Taylor, Credell Copeland, Charles Richardson, unknown organ;

Chicago, 6 March 1956 (tracks A4, A5, B4) - group as last, plus Spencer Taylor, Sonny Mitchell also on guitar, unknown piano, bass & drums

Chicago, 3 October 1957 (tracks B2, B3) - Ray Crume, Chris Flowers, Spencer Taylor, James Davis, Arthur Crume (baritone & guitar), James Walker, Al Duncan

Chicago, 12 February 1959 (tracks A2, B5) - as last with Buddy Smith replacing Al Duncan on drums

Chicago, 20 May 1959 (tracks A3, B1) - as last except Walter Perkins on drums and Maceo Woods on organ.

Recording details from "Gospel Records 1943-1969, A Black Music Discography, Volume One, A to K" by Cedric J. Hayes & Robert Laughton (Record Information Services, London, 1993; ISBN 0 907872 28 X).

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
LP-5005 Highway QC's* Highway QC's(LP, Comp) Vee Jay Records LP-5005 US 1959 Sell This Version
TLP-7005 Highway QC's* Highway QC's(LP, Comp) Trip TLP-7005 US Unknown Sell This Version