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Totally Involved

LP (Item 6891) Hotlanta, 1974 — Condition: Used
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A fantastic album of southern soul, and one that's often overlooked in discussions of the genre during the 70s. Despite the fact that it's on the Hotlanta label – which cut a fair bit of club-oriented work – the record's a great batch of mid and slow tempo tracks with an excellent rootsy soul style, fantastic lyrics, and great vocals by Jimmy. The songwriting is excellent, with the kind of sophisticated yet rootsy sound that you'd get from 70s geniuses like Sam Dees or Sidney Joe Qualls. Tracks include "It Ain't What's On The Woman", "Is That Any Way To Treat A Lady", "That Won't Stop Me From Loving You", and "Go On Live Your Life". (Sealed original pressing! Cover has a printed programming guide – which appears to be on most versions of the record.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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