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Deliver The Word

LP (Item 35074) United Artists, 1973 — Condition: Used
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War delivers the word, and a whole lot more as well – that amazing blend of styles that always made the group way more than just the sum of its parts! The classic groove is very firmly in place here – a great style that mixes jazz funk with a freer jamming style borrowed from Latin music – served up on a batch of long tracks that really let the band open up and groove! Vocals are part of the plan, but the instrumentation often gets as much time in the spotlight as well – and the set includes the classic jammer "Me & Baby Brother", plus "H2 Overture", "Blisters", "Southern Part Of Texas", "In Your Eyes", and "Gypsy Man". (In the original die-cut cover, including the heavy inner sleeve. Shrinkwrap has a torn corner.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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