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“Ain’t You Glad”: 35-Year Victim of Criminal Neglect

On December 16-17, 1966 Mill Evans recorded three songs in Chicago for King Records.  For some unfathomable reason, one of those tracks – “Ain’t You Glad” – stayed in the can for 35 years and would have remained unissued, had it not been for the fine (and far-sighted) folks at Ace Records:

“Ain’t You Glad”     Mill Evans     1966

“Ain’t You Glad” is the kick-off track on Ace’s 2001 anthology, King Northern Soul Vol. 2, and is as good as – if not better than – “Why Why Why,” Mill Evan’s sole King Records 45.

Mill Evans 45

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