Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records LP

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Special 75th Anniversary Celebration Of The Iconic Label On Vinyl LP!

Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records brings together some of the most important tracks to be released on the notable Los Angeles record label. Founded in 1945 by Art Rupe, Specialty Records made a giant impact in the fields of gospel, rock 'n' roll, and R&B. With legendary artists including Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and Roy Milton - this compilation features 18 tracks that helped to shape R&B as we know it.


  • Vinyl LP
  • Release is in conjunction with Specialty Records' 75th anniversary
  • 18 of the biggest rock 'n' roll and R&B hits from the pioneering label
  • Compilation including Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke, Roy Milton & more
  • Extensive liner notes by Billy Vera
  • Made in France


Side One:

  1. Lloyd Price - Lawdy Miss Clawdy
  2. Little Richard - Long Tall Sally
  3. Roy Milton - R.M. Blues
  4. Sam Cooke - I'll Come Running Back To You
  5. Joe Liggins - Pink Champagne
  6. Little Richard - Tutti Frutti
  7. Percy Mayfield - Please Send Me Someone To Love
  8. Roy Milton - Information Blues
  9. Larry Williams - Bony Moronie

Side Two:

  1. Little Richard - Lucille
  2. Jesse & Marvin - Dream Girl
  3. Jimmy Liggins - Drunk
  4. Lloyd Price - Ain't It A Shame?
  5. Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
  6. Percy Mayfield - Lost Love (Baby, Please)
  7. Lloyd Price - Oooh-Oooh-Oooh
  8. Roy Milton - Best Wishes
  9. Little Richard - Rip It Up

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