Between 1962 and 1971, the One-derful!family of labels released 180+ 45s of stunning soul, funk, and gospel. Over two years of painstaking research and work, including countless hours spent cataloging, transferring, and mastering 250 of the label's tapes, has contributed to an amazingly extensive reissue collection. In addition, some of the world's leading experts have contributed liner notes and interviewed virtually every known surviving artist, producer, and otherwise involved party. In total, the six volumes of the One-derful! Collection include 12 LPs/6 CDs with 147 tracks, 57 which were never issued, and 144 pages of 12" x 12" liner notes stuffed full of rare and never before seen photos and memorabilia. Spanning 1962 to 1971, these compilations bring forth a wealth of overlooked and never before heard recordings and history. The second installment of the One-derful! Collection focuses on MarV-Lus, the teen-oriented imprint of this legendary R&B; label group. Mar-V-Lus is preceded by the One-derful!Records compilation and will be followed by releases of the M-Pac!, Halo, Midas, and Toddlin' Town sub-labels. This series marks the first in-depth study of what was once one of Chicago's most prominent African-American run labels. Mar-V-Lus Records is available in 2xLP and CD formats, and within the grooves of these 25 tracks lie classic dance numbers from Alvin Cash, pure harmonies from the Du-Ettes, soulful funk from Josephine Taylor, aching deep ballads from Johnny Sayles, teen laments from Miss Madeline & the Young Folk, and Detroit influenced uptempo floor fillers from Joseph Moore, the Blenders, and the Ulti-mations, plus 10 tracks that were never issued!
Josephine Taylor - for You My Love
Johnny Sayles - Don't Turn Your Back on Me
Alvin Cash & the Crawlers - Sweatin'
The Du-Ettes - Stop, Call the Cop
The Blenders - Love Is a Good Thing Goin'
Miss Madeline - Behave Yourself
Alvin Cash & the Crawlers - Twine Time
The Du-Ettes - If You Need Me
Josephine Taylor - Ordinary Guy
The Blenders - Your Love Has Got Me Down
Cicero Blake - You're Gonna Be Sorry
Miss Madeline - Lonely Girl
The Ulti-Mations - Would I Do It Over
Josephine Taylor - Your Love Picks Me Up
The Young Folk - Joey
The Du-Ettes - I'm Gonna Love You
Joseph Moore - I Still Can't Get You
Vicky Clay - Oh It's All Right
Johnny Sayles - Whole Lot of Lovin'
Alvin Cash & the Registers - the Philly Freeze
Josephine Taylor - I Want a Man
Baby Miracles - I Feel Good All Over
The Du-Ettes - Hello Tommy
Johnny Sayles - You Told a Lie
The Ultimations - Sad Souvenirs
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.