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Alone with Dion Laurie Records In 1960, Dion (DiMucci) left the Belmonts and went solo.
Side One: Lonely Teenager…After The Dance…P.S. I Love You…Save The Last Dance For Me…Little Miss Blue…Havin’ Fun
Side Two: Close Your Eyes…Fools Rush In…My One & Only Love…North East End Of The Corner…One For My Baby…Then I’ll Be Tired Of You
Freddie Robinson, Guitar and Vocals “Off the Cuff” (1973) Enterprise Records (Stax) With Wilton Felder (Bass), Monk Higgins (Electric Piano also Producer, Arranger and Conductor), Joe Sample (Keyboards), Harold Mason (Drums), Red Holloway (Tenor Sax) and George Bohannon (Trombone). Darlene Love adds to the backing vocals. Art Direction by Ron Gorden, Artwork by Edwin Murrell
After playing blues guitar on Chess studio recordings with Howlin’ Wolf and Little Walter, Robinson played in Jerry Butler’s band from 1963-67. He also worked with Syl Johnson and then moved to Los Angeles to be part of Ray Charles’ outfit.
(“Off the Cuff” was sampled by Ice T in “Pulse of the Rhyme”)
1. Off the cuff 2. Georgia on my mind 3. Could it be I’m falling in love 4. Smoking 5. Medicine man 6. River’s invitations 7. Changing dreams 8. Try it one time 9. You’re on my mind 10. You never ever miss away 11. I remember
(Also check out “The Coming Atlantis on World Pacific)
Two by Bijelo Dugme Yugoslav Rock
“The Thing To Do” Blue Mitchell with Junior Cook, Chick Corea, Gene Taylor and Al Foster Blue Note Records 4178 (1964) What a beautiful cover! Classic Blue Note aesthetic. The running type. The cropping, the elegant light and a monochromatic blue help capture the expression of the music in Mitchell’s taut hands. When Horace Silver disbanded his quintet of six years in 1964, Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook and Gene Taylor decided to stay together and form the nucleus of the Blue Mitchell Quintet. The band took shape that summer with newcomers Chick Corea (only his second recording and first Blue Note session) and Al Foster. Mitchell learned well from his former employer – check the groove on the title track!
“Vidas” Som Livre
Tex Ritter sings about “Happy Hands!” “A song that teaches the value of clean and busy hands” b/w “Little Wendy Why Why” Capitol Records