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Artist: Mitchell, Phillip / Ray Godfrey
Title: I'll See You In Hell First / I Ain't Givin' Up
Format: 7
Label: KENT - UK
Catalog Number:61
Barcode:029667023177 itemnumber=1000124053
Price: $17.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: SOUL
Release Date: 9/6/2019
Availability: In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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Phillip Mitchell only cut one single for the Spring subsidiary, Event, in 1975 and despite the beautiful ballad 'There's Another In My Life' being an R&B hit, he did not have a follow-up. However, there were three songs recorded at the Brad Shapiro-led Muscle Shoals session and 'I'll See You In Hell First' was the superb mid-tempo track that lay dormant until compiled on an Ace CD in 1990. It features Mitchell singing at his best on an inspired, self-penned song and is long-overdue a vinyl pressing as originally hoped for. Singer Ray Godfrey had four 45s for the label but like Mitchell he was best known as a songwriter for Millie Jackson, Joe Simon and Act I in particular. He wrote under his real name of Raeford Gerald. He produced this song on both Joe Simon and Millie Jackson and his own reading has now been found on the multi-track tapes for the song's recording session. It is a worthy addition to the Godfrey/Gerald catalogue.

Track Listing
 1. 
I'LL SEE YOU IN HELL FIRST - Phillip Mitchell

 2. 
I AIN'T GIVIN' UP - Ray Godfrey


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Release Format: 7         
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