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Artist: Thomas, Leon
Title: Blues And The Soulful Truth
Format: CD
Label: BGP
Catalog Number:277
Barcode:029667527729 itemnumber=1000116477
Price: $12.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: VOCALS - JAZZ & POP
Release Date: 5/9/2014
Availability: In Stock
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His fifth album, released in 1972, "Blues and The Soulful Truth" is often considered to be Thomas' classic album. Aimed at a crossover market, producer Bob Thiele allied the singer with James Brown's bandleader Pee Wee Ellis and the original funky drummer Bernard Purdie. The result was an exciting mix of soul, blues and spiritually aware jazz. Highlights include the beautifully evocative 'China Doll', the Donny Hathaway-sounding 'Love Each Other' and the apocalyptic 'Shape Your Mind To Die'. The core creative team on the album was helped along by the contributions from Airto Moreira, Stanley Clarke and Larry Coryell.

Track Listing
 1. 
Let’s Go Down To Lucy’s

 2. 
L-O-V-E

 3. 
Gypsy Queen

 4. 
Love Each Other

 5. 
Shape Your Mind To Die

 6. 
Boom Boom Boom

 7. 
China Doll

 8. 
CC Rider


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