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I love The Blues – She Heard My Cry

by George Duke


master tape order number: HH01.00.29
sales price incl. VAT: 398,00 EUR
sales price excl. VAT: 331,67 EUR
2 RTM SM468 Tapes on 10.5" Metal Reels
38cm/15IPS-CCIR-1/4inch-2 Track-510nWb

master tape order number: HH02.00.29
sales price incl. VAT: 198,00 EUR
sales price excl. VAT: 165,00 EUR
1 RTM LPR90 on 7" Plastic Reel
19cm/7.5IPS-NAB-1/4inch-2 Track-320nWb

vinyl box "The Era Will Prevail" (7 vinyl records)
order number: HH16.00.35
sales price incl. VAT: 180,00 EUR
sales price excl. VAT: 150,00 EUR

The list of musical heavyweights doing the honors for George Duke on I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry (recorded in 1975) is in itself very impressive: Johnny "Guitar" Watson, singer Flora Purim, percussionist Airto Moreira, guitarist Lee Ritenour, drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler and guitarist George Johnson.

George Duke himself said the following about the album: "This was the most diverse record I had recorded to date. It was totally against the rules, but you know, I was young, adamant, and black! I wanted to do it my way. This record was recorded at the end of my tenure with Zappa."

The recordings are now available in unprecedented sound quality. The original analogue recordings from 1975 form the basis of Christoph Stickel's unobtrusive "refurbishing" which aims to avoid any artistic intervention. You, the valued listener, will be transported back into the sound engineer's chair at the time of recording.

Track Listing:

1.     Chariot 3:01
2.     Look Into Her Eyes 3:26
3.     Sister Serene 4:34
4.     That's What She Said 4:31
5.     Mashayu 1:51
6.     Rokkinrowl, I Don't Know 3:28
7.     Prepare Yourself 5:29
8.     Giant Child Within Us - Ego 6:39
9.     Someday 2:41
10.   I Heard The Blues, She Heard My Cry 5:28

 Artist:

Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: Composer, Drums, Gong, Percussion, Vocals (Background)
Donna Correa: Vocals (Background)
Roger Dollarhide: Vocals (Background)
George Duke: ARP Synthesizer, Audio Production, Clavinet, Composer, Fender Rhodes, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
Debra Fay: Vocals (Background)
Janet Fergusonhoff: Vocals
Bruce Fowler: Trombone
Tom Fowler: Bass
Janet Ferguson Hoff: Vocals
George Johnson: Guitar
Hollis King: Art Direction
Byron Miller: Bass, Guitar
Airto Moreira: Berimbau, Percussion, Tambourine
Chris Norris: Vocals (Background)
Pat Norris: Vocals (Background)
Flora Purim: Vocals
Emil Richards: Composer, Marimba, Percussion
Lee Ritenour: Guitar
Larry Robinson: Vocals (Background)
Daryl Stuermer: Guitar
Ruth Underwood: Gong, Marimba, Percussion
Johnny "Guitar" Watson: Guitar, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
John Wittenberg: Violin, Vocals

Reprint of the vinyl cover inside the tape box.

 

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