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‘Daptone Gold II’ Comp Boasts Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Budos Band

Daptone Records’ second collection features favorite tracks, rarities and unreleased cuts


Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley, the Budos Band and more will features on the 'Daptone Gold II' compilation.

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Daptone Records will release Daptone Gold II, the soul label’s second greatest hits compilation featuring Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley, the Budos Band, Antibalas and more. The follow-up to the label’s acclaimed Daptone Gold collection in 2009 will arrive on September 18th, and like its predecessor, the double-LP set features many of Daptone’s favorite tracks alongside rarities and unreleased cuts.

In addition to 16 of Daptone’s greatest hits from throughout the label’s 13-year history, the compilation also includes three non-LP tracks that were only released as 45-rpm singles – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings’ “Little Boys With Shiny Toys,” Charles Bradley and LaRose Jackson’s “Luv Jones” and the Como Mamas’ “Out Of The Wilderness” – plus two unreleased cuts: The Dap-Kings’ “Thunderclap” and Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens’ “You Got To Move.”

Daptone Gold II will be available as both a CD and double-LP, with the latter packaged in a silver foil gatefold sleeve and comes with a poster, liner notes and iron-on. You can also preorder a digital copy of the album now through Amazon.

Daptone Gold II Tracklist
1. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Better Things To Do”
2. Charles Bradley (Featuring Menahan Street Band) – “Strictly Reserved For You”
3. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – “Sinner”
4. Saun & Starr – “Hot Shot”
5. Antibalas – “Dirty Money
6. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Inspiration Information”
7. Menahan Street Band – “The Traitor”
8. Charles Bradley – “Heartaches And Pain”
9. The Budos Band – “Unbroken, Unshaven”
10. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Retreat!”
11. The Sugarman 3 – “Witches Boogaloo”
12. Saun & Starr – “Look Closer (Can’t You See The Signs?)”
13. Menahan Street Band – “Keep Coming Back”
14. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “I Learned The Hard Way”
15. The Sugarman 3 – “Got To Get Back To My Baby”
16. The Budos Band – “Aphasia”
17. The Como Mamas – “Out Of The Wilderness”
18. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Little Boys With Shiny Toys”
19. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – “You Got To Move”
20. Charles Bradley & LaRose Jackson – “Luv Jones”
21. The Dap-Kings – “Thunderclap”


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