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$100.00

McLollie, Oscar* - ST

Format: LP
Label: Big 3 Records
Year: 1968
Origin: Caldwell County, Louisiana, USA - Los Angeles, California, USA - Chilliwack, British Columbia - Oakland, California, USA
Genre: soul, rhythm and blues
Keyword:  Chilliwack
Value of Original Title: $100.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: British Columbia, 1960's, Honorary Canadians

Tracks

Side 1

Track Name
Girl of Mine
For the Good Times
Buried Alive
Like to Live the Love
Help Me Make It Through the Night

Side 2

Track Name
Love Will Get You
Chilliwack Valley B.C.
The Way You Do the Things You Do
Blues in Nova Scotia

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Information/Write-up

Oscar McLollie was born on September 22, 1924 in Caldwell County, Louisiana. In the late 60s, Oscar Moved to Vancouver, Canada, and settled in the Chilliwack Valley and recorded this album with a whos-who of Vancouver session players:

Terry Frewer: guitars
Kat Hendrikse: drums
Robbie King: keyboards
Doug Edwards: bass
Ed Patterson: guitars
Wayne Kozak: sax
Steve Douglas: sax and flute
Bob Harriott: horn
Don Clark: horn

Many of these players played with bands like 'Papa Bears Medicine show', 'Spring' and 'Brahman'. Doug Edwards and Kat Hendrikse played on hits like "Seasons in the sun" by Terry Jacks and other Vancouver recordings.

The album features a wonderful tribute to Chilliwack, B.C.. While in Vancouver, he also recorded a single on the New Syndrome label entitled "So Pleasing Loving You b/w As Long As You Care at All".

The cover was designed by Bob Masse.

He Died in 2008 in Oakland, CA.

The album was re-issued in 2011 on Vintage Masters Inc. as The Best Of with three additional tracks and is available for purchase on itunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-very-best-of/id490160712

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