Love ‎– Black Beauty

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High Moon Records ‎– HMRLP-01
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A1 Young & Able (Good & Evil) 3:21
A2 Midnight Sun 3:30
A3 Can't Find It 3:42
A4 Walk Right In
Written-By – Gus Cannon, Hosea Woods
3:18
A5 Skid
Steel Guitar [Dobro] – Riley RacerWritten-By – Angela Rackley, Riley Racer
2:46
B1 Beep Beep
Arranged By [Partial] – Melvan WhittingtonSteel Drums – Carl McKnight
2:12
B2 Stay Away 2:43
B3 Lonely Pigs 4:21
B4 See Myself In You 2:59
B5 Product Of The Times
Bass – Frank FayadDrums – Don PoncherGuitar – Craig Tarwater
4:06

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Produced in 1973. Previously unreleased.
'Product Of Our Times' recorded live at Boston Tea Party, 1970.
All other tracks recorded Spring-Winter, 1973 at Valentine's, North Hollywood, CA; Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Wally Heider Studios, Hollywood, CA.

First pressing, 180g, numbered edition of 5000 copies.
28-page booklet
Download card for MP3s of the album.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker): 8 41444 09621 3
  • Matrix / Runout: HMR LP012511-REI GH A 7724-A
  • Matrix / Runout: HMR LP012511-REI B GH 7724-B

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
none Love Black Beauty(CDr, Album, Promo) High Moon Records none US 2011 Sell This Version
HMRCD-01 Love Black Beauty(CD, Album, Dlx, Ltd, Num) High Moon Records HMRCD-01 US 2014 Sell This Version
HMRPR01 Love Black Beauty(CDr, Album, Promo) High Moon Records HMRPR01 US 2011 Sell This Version

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December 18, 2013
Black Beauty, the never-before-released masterpiece by Arthur Lee’s legendary band Love is making its first-ever official release in any format, anywhere! Chosen as one of Time Magazine’s most anticipated releases, critics are hailing the album as an instant classic. Black Beauty is that rarest of rock artifacts: an un-released, full-length studio album, from an undisputed musical genius. It represents the missing link in a catalog that also includes Forever Changes, the seminal 1967 Love album the New York Times called “one of the most affecting and beguiling albums of all time.” With Black Beauty, Arthur Lee manages to combine searing ’70′s rock with gorgeous melodies and stellar songwriting – topped off by his most distinctive, snarling, soulful vocals ever. With unparalleled sound, and a wonderfully eclectic collection of songs, the album offers Love fans a rare glimpse into a previously undocumented phase of Arthur Lee’s career, while shining a light for new fans to discover the unique genius that is the music of Arthur Lee and Love. David Fricke wrote about the album in Rolling Stone: “Black Beauty might have been received as a strong comeback for Lee, a turn to steamy R & B, with heavy-guitar punch — if it had come out.” High Moon Records is honored to finally grant Arthur Lee’s wish for Black Beauty to be available to music fans worldwide.

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