Alexander's magnificent debut album back in 1961 marked the beginning of Muscle Shoals' music prowess. It was the perfect union of soul, blues, and country.
This is contemporary post-bop jazz at its best - inventive, melodic and relentless in its propulsion. Ear-opening listening for all music fans.
The Memphis horns, the superb backup singers, and Dusty Springfield's heartfelt approach make this an essential album.
Phil Spector passed away on February 16, 2021 at the age of 81. He had been in ill health while confined to prison for the murder of Lana Clarkson.