Monday, January 17, 2011

Jimmy McGriff - Soul Sugar


Year : 1971
Label : Capitol
Genre : Jazz
Style : Soul Jazz, Funk/Soul

One of the best hammond organ star influenced by Richard 'Groove' Holmes & Jimmy Smith,. Soul Sugar brings Jimmy Mc Griff into the jazz rock & funk scene. Soul Jazz & Funk with four original tracks composed by Jimmy Mc Griff, covers song of James Brown (Ain't It Funky Now), Stevie Wonder (Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours), the gospel Spirit in the Dark by Aretha Franklin, the pop standard Sugar Sugar from the cartoon series The Archie Show and Little Sister band' You're The One. Dig on It was sampled by A Tribe Called Quest in God Lives Through from their Midnight Marauders LP. Recorded at Bell Sound Studios & produced by Sonny Lester.

Cliff Davis_ flute & tenor saxophone
Murray Watson_trumpet
Johnny Board_baritone saxophone
Horace Ott_electric piano
Larry Frazier _guitar
Richard Davis_electric bass
Lawrence Killian_conga & tambourine
Marion J. Booker_drums

01. Sugar Sugar (Jeff Barry & Andy Kim)
02. Ain't It Funky Now (James Brown)
03. Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours (Stevie Wonder, L. Garret, S.Weight, L. Hardaway)
04. Dig on It
05. Bug Out
06. The Now Thing
07. You're the One (Sylvester Stewart)
08. Fat Cakes (R. Greenwood)
09. New Volume
10. Spirit in the Dark (Aretha Franklin)
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