Gladys Knight & The Pips - 1971 - Standing Ovation
Almost a deeper soul sound than before from Gladys Knight -- a record that features some very strong southern-styled production from Johnny Bristol and Clay McMurray
-- but in a way that reflects the new sort of "adult" mode of the time!
The style here is a careful blend of the raspiness of Knight's roots
and some of the changes going on in Memphis and Muscle Shoals -- modes
that are still a bit down home, but which show a more mature
presentation of their themes -- served up in arrangements by HB Barnum,
David Van DePitte, and Paul Riser.
(Private) 1978 Wonderful Outsider Real People artifact by 60's acid casualty. Spaced out weirdness with jazzy overtones, indescribable grunting , moaning and hilarious lyrics. One of the strangest records in existence & well documented by now in the "Incredibly Strange" book.
Tracks : 1 Introuniversal Jam 2 Don't Be So Holy Poly Over My Souly 3 Beautiful 4 Memories 5 Wines
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