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Biggest Thing Since Colossus

LP (Item 633457) Blue Horizon, 1969 — Condition: Used
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Otis Spann with Fleetwood Mac — Biggest Thing Since Colossus ... LP 9.99

A really great moment in the spotlight for the legendary Chicago bluesman Otis Spann – an artist who often appeared on records by bigger talents of his generation, but didn't always get to shine this brightly on his own! The album's a very reverent session that has Spann's piano and vocals in the lead, with spare backing from the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac – a setting that really lets Peter Green show off the bluesiest side of his guitar work, and maybe in a different way than some of the group's albums. And despite any blues-rock fears you might have, the album's a definite blues outing all the way through – and maybe one of the most vibrant that Spann ever recorded. Titles include "My Love Depends On You", "Someday Baby", "I Need Some Air", "She Needs Some Loving", and "No More Dogging". (White label promo. Cover has a Demonstration stamp on back.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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