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Refuge (with bonus tracks) (LP style sleeve)

CD (Item 592268) Ovation/Lion, 1973 — Condition: New Copy
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A beautiful early 70s psych folk set from the angelic vocal and songwriting duo of Pat Gefell and Jo D Andrews – their Refuge album for Ovation in 1973 – highlighted by their gorgeous vocals, but committed with lovely, lightly soaring arrangements! Save for a solid cover of the Elton John/Bernie Taupin penned "Sixty Years On", Gefell and Andrews wrote the songs here, and it's remarkably strong stuff! The duo vocals and harmonies are especially sweet. The Chicago-based production wisely leaves ample space in the arrangements for them to sort of loosely, emotively embellish with their voices – with string arrangements by co-producer George Andrews and an impressive roster of session players including bassist Phil Upchurch, drummer Don Simmons and percussionist Bobby Christian. Includes "Jenny", "Voice In The Wind", "To A Flame", "Tomorrow Is A Long Time", "Refuge", "Song For Craig", "A Light Is Shining", "Feel The Spirit" and more. This great CD edition on Lion is really loaded up with bonus tracks – single mixes, B-Sides, alternate takes and more! Those include "Joy", "Hawg For You Baby", "Country Woman (OV/1038) (Single B-Side)", "Jenny (Single Mix)" and many more. 25 tracks in all.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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