Gene Chandler —
'80 ... LP Chi Sound/20th Century, 1980. Sealed ...
A nice record of modern soul that got a bit overlooked at the time because of the poor fate of the Chi-Sound label. The record's filled with Chicago soul talent like Tom Tom 84, Sonny Sanders, and Carl Davis, and it's a good updating of Gene's Chicago soul sound towards a style that's more modern ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy! Cover has a hype sticker & a tiny cutout notch. Shrink is open a bit near the cutout notch.)
Gene Chandler —
Get Down ... LP Chi Sound/20th Century, 1978. Very Good+ ...
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The legendary Gene Chandler gets down, and gets down good – in this classic late 70s set of clubby numbers and upbeat groovers! The set's one of the best moments on the Chi-Soul series from producer Carl Davis – and features a nicely evolved version of earlier Chicago soul modes from ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a bit of light staining on the opening.)
Gene Chandler's one of those artists who never fails to surprise us. First known for his big early hits for Vee Jay – including "Duke Of Earl" – Gene stayed strong over many many years, shifting labels from time to time, continuing to grow as a singer and move through a range ... read moreCD
2 great later gems from The Dells – both essential sides of their later catalog! I Touched A Dream is an especially tremendous record – a bit smoother than before, but still much more daring vocally than most other harmony groups at the time, cutting through some smoother arrangements ... read moreCD
Sophisticated soul from the great Walter Jackson – one of the best voices ever to come out of the Chicago soul scene, and a wonderful interpreter of just about any material! The record's got some wonderful arrangements by Riley Hampton – who worked with Jackson on his earlier sessions ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes UA inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, minimal wear.)
The last studio album from Chicago soul legend Walter Jackson – recorded shortly before his untimely death, and offered posthumously as a loving "portrait" to his talents, with a special message on the back written by Jesse Jackson! The feel here is similar to Walter's other Chi-Sou ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Forget the million times you've heard the schmaltzy title tune of this one – and check out Walter's version! Like most of his work from the time, the album's an incredibly mature batch of soul tracks – recorded in a very adult style that was similar to Teddy Pendergrass' work from the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album