Plant And See —
Plant & See ... LP WhiteWhale/Paradise Of Bachelors, 1969. Sealed Gatefold (reissue)...
The rare late 60s album by Plant And See! The record is a great mix of psych and soul released on WhiteWhale – the adventurous label home of fellow funk rock/country soul genre buster Jim Ford – and another essential gem! Led by Native American guitarist and lead vocalist Willie French Lowery, the group is notable for it's multi-racial lineup – which was, sadly, a real anomaly at the time – but the music is their greatest selling point! There's a bit of a funky, kinda swampy rock vibe throughout, plus some straight up blistering tunes with furious drums and blazing guitars, and some sweeter moments, thanks to female backing vocals. Includes "Put Out My Fire', "Flat On My Face", "Mrs. Tree", "Henrietta", "Love & Affection", "Poor Rich Man", "Seekin' Advice", "Witches Brew" and "Leavin" (the lead vocal by backing singer Carol Fitzgerald. LP, Vinyl record album
Sunshine pop meets bossa nova – an excellent album of groovy tunes that falls somewhere between the work of Brasil 66 and The Free Design! The set was recorded in Dallas (of all places!) at the end of the 60s, and features some very nicely stripped-down rhythms played by a group that includes electric bass and organ – supporting a group with sweet female vocals in the lead. Tunes are incredibly well-selected – and the album includes a stunning bossa version of Nilsson's "Without Her", plus "Rene De Marie", "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice", "Somba De Orphia", "In The Garden", and the super-extended "TJ Blues", which is a long jazzy groover with nice Hammond! LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful original pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)