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Live At The London Palladium

LP (Item 10945) Motown, 1977 — Condition: Used
2LP Gatefold
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This is the second of two live albums that Marvin Gaye cut during the 70s – and in many ways, it's the better one! The record features three sides of work recorded live at the London Palladium – mostly in these swirling medleys that are introduced by Marvin in a very soulful mode, then swing into well-arranged combinations of classic tunes with some excellent instrumentation. The album features a few straight cuts like "Since I Had You", "Let's Get It On", "Trouble Man", and "Come Get To This" – but the medleys are great, too, especially the one on side 2, which features kind of a mini version of the album What's Going On! But then, even after all that, side 4 opens up in a slamming studio track – the extended funky groover "Got To Give It Up", which has some great keyboards by Marvin and cool rhythm work by Jack Ashford. All very funky, and Marvin's big bid at a club cut – one that worked pretty darn well! (Side 4 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cvoer has ring & edge wear, some marker on the front, and masking tape on one of the bottom seams. Labels have some marker.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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