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Soul On Top

LP (Item 3874) King, 1970 — Condition: Very Good-
Gatefold
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(€10.93 || £8.64 || ¥1485) (approx.)
4.90 11

A different James Brown album – but a nice one! James doesn't sing soul, so much as jazz – in front of large backings by Louis Bellson, with arrangements by Oliver Nelson that are in his best 60s soul mode – and which give the album a very very groovy feel overall! The record's not funky, but James' vocals are plenty darn soulful – and the album is proof that he could be a huge talent in just about any mode that he chose – shining with a brilliance that was irrepressible! James covers a few of his older tracks on the album, and sings a few other pop standards – and titles include nice versions of "It's Magic", "The Man In The Glass", "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag", "That's My Desire", and "I Need Your Key (To Turn Me On)". (Cover has some wear, aging, small stains, an unglued top seam, a partially unglued bottom seam, and some splitting on the spine and top seam.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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