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Lonnie SmithKeep On Lovin'

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Groove Merchant – GM 3312, Groove Merchant – GM-3312
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Tracklist

A1Keep On Lovin'6:00
A2Sizzle Stick5:57
A3Lean Meat6:16
B1What I Want5:58
B2Filet-O-Sole5:44
B3No Tears Tomorrow5:08
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Recorded at Media Sound August 1976.
All compositions published by Sonny Lester Music Publishing Co./Chappell Music Co. (ASCAP)
Distributed by PIP Records. A division of Pickwick International, Inc.
This album is also availabe on stereo 8 track tapes.
Randy Brecker appears courtesy of Arista Records.

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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): GM 3312 A J.G.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): GM 3312 B J.G.
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Keep On Lovin' (LP, Album, Promo)Groove MerchantGMD 3312US1976
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Keep On Lovin' (LP, Album, Gatefold, Smaller Font)Groove Merchant, Groove MerchantGM 3312, GM-3312US1976
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Keep On Lovin' (LP, Album, Promo, Gate fold)Groove MerchantGM 3312Canada1976
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Keep On Lovin' (8-Track Cartridge, Album, Stereo)Groove Merchant8GM 3312US1976
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Keep On Lovin' (LP, Album, Reissue)Lester Radio CorporationLRC 9312US1977

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njweetch
Great collection of brilliantly played funk/disco/jazz . Every song guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a groove in your legs!
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shadesofjae
Edited 9 years ago
In terms purely of drum sounds and straight-up groove, this is one of the tightest jazz-funk records that I know of! Whereas jazz-funk can become a bit wishy-washy or over produced at times, or perhaps too focused on musicianship and virtuoso solos, this record proves to have a much more gritty, bare-bones sound. The drum hits in "Lean Meat", for example - that sh*t is right down the 90s hip-hop sample fodder alley (think D.I.T.C, Primo, Pete Rock). The snare hits on this track simply have that compressed-to-perfection MPC toughness, and the groove is monotonous, relentless and uber tight.
Vocals are used sparingly throughout the album, and add to the haunting minimalism. A great little gem of a record! Jazz-funk as it should be.