Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records Definitive Collection

Deluxe Box Set  – 128 page hard back book with 4 cds inside, urban and country blues, R&B, soul, gospel, hip hop,...


  • Deluxe Box Set  – 128 page hard back book with 4 cds inside, urban and country blues, R&B, soul, gospel, hip hop, comedy from 1959-1989, Bea & Baby Records, a Chicago independent label. Includes many archival photos and previously unreleased tracks.

    101 tracks featuring:

    Andre Williams • Andrew “Blueblood” McMahon Arelean Brown • Bobby Saxton • Clyde Lasley • Cadillac Baby Detroit Junior • Earl Hooker • Eddie Boyd • Eddie Dean & The Biblical Aires • Homesick James • Hound Dog Taylor • James Cotton • Kirk Taylor & The Velvets • L.C. McKinley • Lee Jackson • Little Mack Simmons • Phil Sampson • Rev. Samuel Patterson • Singing Sam • Sleepy John Estes & Hammie Nixon • Sunnyland Slim • T. Valentine • Tall Paul Hankins & The Hudson Bros. • The Chances, Darla-Moira-Sharonne • The Daylighters • The Gloryaires • The Norfolk Singers • The Pilgrim Harmonizers • Willie Hudson • Willie Williams • 3D (Richard Davenport) • 11 Year Old Faith Taylor & The Sweet Teens • Mystery Artists

    Copyright 2019 Earwig Music Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved

  • Release Date: August 16, 2019

    Bea & Baby Records and subsidiary label tracks 1959 – 1971 were produced by Narvel Eatmon, known as Cadillac Baby.

    3 D (Richard Davenport) tracks were produced in 1989 by Michael Robert Frank, with Cadillac Baby acting as Co-Executive Producer.

    The Box Set was produced by Michael Robert Frank, CEO of Earwig Music Company.

    Track recording restoration and remastering was done by Jim Godsey, JBG Audio, Palatine, Illinois

    Historical liner notes were written by Jim O’Neal, artist notes were written by Bill Dahl, gospel notes were written by Robert M. Marovich and producer notes were written by Michael Robert Frank.

    Art direction and graphic design: Al Brandtner, Brandtner Design, Ltd., Chicago, IL

    Contributing photographers and archives:
    Marc PoKempner • Jim O’Neal • Amy van Singel • Bill Greensmith
    Tony Russell • André Hobus • Robert Pruter Collection
    Rien & Marion Wisse • Gerrie Blake • Brian Smith • Dave Peabody
    Soul Bag Archives: Emmanuel Choisnel • Wesley Race
    Blues Archives: University of Mississippi • Michael Frank
    Robert Marovich • Kenn Goodman, Pravda Records Archives