George Duke I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry 180g LP
George Duke I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry 180g LP

George Duke I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry 180g LP

George Duke

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SKU:
MPSLP8571
UPC:
4029759128571
180g Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

On the fourth album of his fusion cycle for the man from the Black Forest, George Duke substantially expanded the number of his colleagues. As before, drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler beats as the heart of the rhythm section, and the Brazilian couple, Airto and Flora are again on board. The ten tracks perform a stylistic balancing act. The jittery funk of "Chariot" and the smooth ballad "Someday" show off Duke's soulful vocal flair. Flora Purim crowns the complex "Look Into Her Eyes" with her spheric sound as she and guitarist George Johnson take care of business on this stratospheric piece with its bluesy electric shuffle. With two high-voltage guitarists (Daryl Stuermer and Byron Miller), "That's What She Said" points to the tie between rock and funk. The most eye-opening outing occurs with star guitarist Lee Ritenour stomping on "Rokkinrowl, I Don't Know", and its Hendrix parody. "Sister Sirene" shows that, naturally, the typical dreamy Duke instrumentals are not left off the album. An almost animistic soundscape is woven into the fabric of "Mashavu", and "Giant Child Within Us – Ego" is a small fusion suite encompassing the spectrum from the classical to the Zappaesque finale. The title piece is indeed a blues, dished out pure and simple – a far cry from the sounds of the preceeding piece with its mountains of synthesizers. Rather, the sultry delta heat, the acoustic simplicity and raw truth of the song prevail – the blues.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, keyboards, vocals
Ndugu, drums, gongs
Tom Fowler, bass (A1, A6)
Lee Ritenour, guitar (A1, A6, B2)
Flora Purim, vocals (A2)
Byron Miller, bass (A2-A4, B1)
George Johnson, guitar (A2, B1)
Airto, percussion (A2, A4)
Darryl Stuermer, guitar (A4)
Emil Richards, marimba (A4-A5)
John Wittenberg, violin (A4, B2)
Janet Ferguson Hoff, voice of Amanda B. Recondwith (A6)
Ruth Underwood, marimba, gongs, percussion (B2)
Bruce Fowler, trombone (B2)
Johnny "Guitar" Watson, vocals, guitar (B4)

Selections:
Side A:

1. Chariot
2. Look Into Her Eyes
3. Sister Serene
4. That's What She Said
5. Mashavu
6. Rokkinrowl
Side B:
1. Prepare Yourself
2. Giant Child Within Us - Ego
3. Someday
4. I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry
Description
180g Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

On the fourth album of his fusion cycle for the man from the Black Forest, George Duke substantially expanded the number of his colleagues. As before, drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler beats as the heart of the rhythm section, and the Brazilian couple, Airto and Flora are again on board. The ten tracks perform a stylistic balancing act. The jittery funk of "Chariot" and the smooth ballad "Someday" show off Duke's soulful vocal flair. Flora Purim crowns the complex "Look Into Her Eyes" with her spheric sound as she and guitarist George Johnson take care of business on this stratospheric piece with its bluesy electric shuffle. With two high-voltage guitarists (Daryl Stuermer and Byron Miller), "That's What She Said" points to the tie between rock and funk. The most eye-opening outing occurs with star guitarist Lee Ritenour stomping on "Rokkinrowl, I Don't Know", and its Hendrix parody. "Sister Sirene" shows that, naturally, the typical dreamy Duke instrumentals are not left off the album. An almost animistic soundscape is woven into the fabric of "Mashavu", and "Giant Child Within Us – Ego" is a small fusion suite encompassing the spectrum from the classical to the Zappaesque finale. The title piece is indeed a blues, dished out pure and simple – a far cry from the sounds of the preceeding piece with its mountains of synthesizers. Rather, the sultry delta heat, the acoustic simplicity and raw truth of the song prevail – the blues.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, keyboards, vocals
Ndugu, drums, gongs
Tom Fowler, bass (A1, A6)
Lee Ritenour, guitar (A1, A6, B2)
Flora Purim, vocals (A2)
Byron Miller, bass (A2-A4, B1)
George Johnson, guitar (A2, B1)
Airto, percussion (A2, A4)
Darryl Stuermer, guitar (A4)
Emil Richards, marimba (A4-A5)
John Wittenberg, violin (A4, B2)
Janet Ferguson Hoff, voice of Amanda B. Recondwith (A6)
Ruth Underwood, marimba, gongs, percussion (B2)
Bruce Fowler, trombone (B2)
Johnny "Guitar" Watson, vocals, guitar (B4)

Selections:
Side A:

1. Chariot
2. Look Into Her Eyes
3. Sister Serene
4. That's What She Said
5. Mashavu
6. Rokkinrowl
Side B:
1. Prepare Yourself
2. Giant Child Within Us - Ego
3. Someday
4. I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
3.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
George Duke
Title
I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry
Composer
Additional Artists
Leon Ndugu Chancler, Flora Purim, Daryl Stuermer, Lee Ritenour, Byron Miller
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-06-2018
Release Date
10-11-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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