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Super Soul

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Released  1967
Label  Prestige PR 7497
Genre  Jazz
Producer  Cal Lampley
Recorded  April 26 & 27, 1967 Chicago, Illinois
Super Soul (1967)  Get Up & Get It! (1967)

Super Soul is an album by jazz organist Richard "Groove" Holmes fronting a big band which was recorded in 1967 in Chicago and released on the Prestige label.

Contents

Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars stating "Super Soul was a little funkier than much soul-jazz that had passed before 1967, and its horn parts sometimes slanted more toward pop and soundtrack territory... The album's a little on the innocuous side, even for a genre (Prestige 1960s soul-jazz) that can be pretty homogeneous. It's easygoing background party music, though Holmes summons an interesting light, prickly, almost vibes-like organ sound at times".

Track listing

  1. "Why Don't You Do Right?" (Kansas Joe McCoy, Herb Morand) - 3:40
  2. "Ain't That Peculiar" (Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marv Tarplin, Ronald White) - 3:20
  3. "In Between the Heartaches" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 3:20
  4. "Function at the Junction" (Eddie Holland, Fredrick Long) - 3:11
  5. "Green Dolphin Street" (Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington) - 6:40
  6. "I Will Wait for You" (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy) - 4:00
  7. "Back Home Again in Indiana" (Ballard MacDonald, James F. Hanley) - 5:08
  8. "Tennessee Waltz" (Redd Stewart, Pee Wee King) - 2:40
  9. "Bluesette" (Toots Thielemans) - 4:10
  10. "Super Soul" (Richard "Groove" Holmes) - 3:05

Personnel

  • Richard "Groove" Holmes - organ
  • The Super Soul Big Band arranged and conducted by Richard Evans
  • References

    Super Soul Wikipedia


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