Otis Redding & Carla Thomas King & Queen 150g LP
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas King & Queen 150g LP
Genre: R&B
Label: Sundazed
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Otis Redding & Carla Thomas King & Queen 150g LP

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas

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SKU:
SUNLP5069
UPC:
090771506917
Featured in Michael Fremer's Heavy Rotation in the August 2001 Issue of Stereophile!

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas recorded one album together, but it is an R&B gem. Motown started the duet album trend by pairing Marvin Gaye with Mary Wells, Kim Weston & most famously Tammi Terrell, so this was Stax/Volt's rebuttal. The album is made up of mostly covers, but Mr. Redding & Ms. Thomas attack the songs with a ferocity and verve that makes them sound all there own. Mr. Redding's smooth voice easily mingles with the sass of Ms. Thomas' and this is no better illustrated than on "Tramp" which is pure Southern Soul. They do a tender take on Sam & Dave's "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby" and Aaron Neville's "Tell It Like It Is" while ripping it up on Eddie Floyd's "Knock On Wood" & "Lovey Dovey". It is interesting to hear them do the Gaye/Weston song "It Takes Two" as there is always was a rivalry between Motown & Stax/Volt. King & Queen was a boastful title and the two more than live up to the claim. - Thomas Magnum

Selections: Knock On Wood, Let Me Be Good To You, Tramp, Tell It Like It Is, When Something Is Wrong With My Baby, Lovey Dovey, New Year’s Resolution, It Takes Two, Are You Lonely For Me Baby, Bring It On Home To Me, Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis.
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Featured in Michael Fremer's Heavy Rotation in the August 2001 Issue of Stereophile!

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas recorded one album together, but it is an R&B gem. Motown started the duet album trend by pairing Marvin Gaye with Mary Wells, Kim Weston & most famously Tammi Terrell, so this was Stax/Volt's rebuttal. The album is made up of mostly covers, but Mr. Redding & Ms. Thomas attack the songs with a ferocity and verve that makes them sound all there own. Mr. Redding's smooth voice easily mingles with the sass of Ms. Thomas' and this is no better illustrated than on "Tramp" which is pure Southern Soul. They do a tender take on Sam & Dave's "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby" and Aaron Neville's "Tell It Like It Is" while ripping it up on Eddie Floyd's "Knock On Wood" & "Lovey Dovey". It is interesting to hear them do the Gaye/Weston song "It Takes Two" as there is always was a rivalry between Motown & Stax/Volt. King & Queen was a boastful title and the two more than live up to the claim. - Thomas Magnum

Selections: Knock On Wood, Let Me Be Good To You, Tramp, Tell It Like It Is, When Something Is Wrong With My Baby, Lovey Dovey, New Year’s Resolution, It Takes Two, Are You Lonely For Me Baby, Bring It On Home To Me, Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis.
Genre
R&B
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
Title
King & Queen
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
04-23-2002
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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