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Willie Hutch - Fully Exposed
posted a review of Willie Hutch - Fully Exposed. 10 months ago
Willie Hutch's debut on Motown after two criminally underpromoted RCA LPs was - what? - criminally underpromoted by his new label, which also hired him as a staff writer/producer. Sure, Hutch did end up appearing on Soul Train to do "Tell Me Why Has... See full review
Willie Hutch - Season For Love
posted a review of Willie Hutch - Season For Love. about 1 year ago
As attested by producer John Florez himself on his YouTube channel, Season For Love was his and Willie's attempt to get promotion from the "white pop" side of RCA after the commercial failure of his absolutely classic first LP, Soul Portrait. The... See full review
Jerry Butler - The Spice Of Life
posted a review of Jerry Butler - The Spice Of Life. about 1 year ago
While I would agree that this is a supersized, almost too much (if there is such a thing) for one sitting kind of serving of Jerry Butler, it is him in his prime. A LOT of fantastic soul grooves on this one, powered by drummer Ira Gates and bassist... See full review
Jerry Butler - The Best Love
posted a review of Jerry Butler - The Best Love. about 1 year ago
Some admittedly smooth work by the Iceman here, with fairly silky slick production (at times maybe a little too slick) that is very sounding of the era, 1981. But Jerry Butler has more left in the tank on this LP, his second for Gamble & Huff's... See full review