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Bernard Purdie – Soul Drums (CD)
Bernard Purdie is one of the most well known drummers of all time, and probably the most recorded in history. From his early days as a session player, Purdie rose to become Aretha Franklin’s musical director, did over-dubs for The Beatles, and recorded with the likes of Steely Dan, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oats, Quincy Jones, Roberta Flack, and James Brown, to name a few. His 1967 solo debut Soul Drums was critically acclaimed upon its initial release, and was later rediscovered by DJs and hip-hop producers, when it became one of the most sought-after drum LPs. Soul Drums is now available on CD, along with eight bonus tracks comprising Purdie's long-lost follow-up Alexander’s Ragtime Band, which was never given a proper release. This re-issue also includes liner notes taken from a recent interview, plus rare photos from the 1960s.
1. Soul Drums
2. Bee ‘N’ Bee
4. Soul Bossa Nova
5. Jimmy’s Back
6. Funky Donkey
7. Bill’s Groove
8. On The Outskirts Of Minitown
10. Modern Jive
11. Blow Your Lid (But Watch Your Cool)
12. Alexander’s Rag Time Band (Bonus)
13. Fickle Finger of Fate (Bonus)
14. Genuine John (Bonus)
15. Soul Clappin’ (Bonus)
16. Groovin’ (Bonus)
17. If You Never Cry (Bonus)
18. Stop (Bonus)
19. Time is Tight (Bonus)
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