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London Underground (album)

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Released  1973
Producer  Geoffrey Haslam
Artist  Herbie Mann
Label  Atlantic Records
Length  44:37
London Underground (1973)  Reggae (1973)
Release date  1973
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  1973 Advision Studios in London, England
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London Underground is an album by flautist Herbie Mann recorded in London in 1973 and released on the Atlantic label. The album features Mann with British rock musicians performing versions of contemporary British hit singles.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating: "There are a couple of clunkers here ("Layla" doesn't work), but for fans of late-'60s/early-'70s rock, not a bad ride".

Track listing

  1. "Bitch" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 8:21
  2. "Something in the Air" (Speedy Keen) - 3:34
  3. "Layla" (Eric Clapton, Jim Gordon) - 8:08
  4. "Spin Ball" (Paddy Kingsland) - 1:57
  5. "Mellow Yellow" (Donovan Leitch) - 3:15
  6. "A Whiter Shade of Pale" (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid) - 4:46
  7. "Memphis Spoon Bread & Dover Sole" (Herbie Mann) - 3:50
  8. "Paper Sun" (Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood) - 6:41
  9. "You Never Give Me Your Money" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 4:05

Personnel

  • Herbie Mann - flute
  • Pat Rebillot - keyboards
  • Albert Lee - electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Mick Taylor - guitar (tracks 1-3, 6 & 7)
  • Al Gorry (track 5), Fuzzy Samuels (tracks 1-4 & 6-8) - bass
  • Aynsley Dunbar (tracks 1, 3-5, 7 & 8), Robbie McIntosh (tracks 2 & 6) - drums
  • Armen Halburian - percussion (track 8)
  • Ian McDonald - alto saxophone (track 1)
  • Stephane Grapelli - violin (track 5)
  • Songs

    1Bitch8:21
    2Something in the Air3:34
    3Layla8:08

    References

    London Underground (album) Wikipedia


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