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Blue Mode Limited Blue Note 180gram Vinyl LP

by Reuben Wilson

Release Date: 12 July 2019

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: Blue Note Records


Reuben Wilson Blue Mode Limited Blue Note 180gram Vinyl LP


The organist’s classic 1970 album
His third record for Blue Note and one of the key soul jazz workouts of the era
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio on 12 th December 1969
Produced by Blue Note co founder Francis Wolff
Featuring a red hot backing band of tenor saxophonist John Manning, guitarist Melvin Sparks and drummer Tommy Derrick
Highlights of the album include Wilson’s dynamic originals ‘Bus Ride’, ‘Orange Peel’ and the title track, plus great covers o f E ddie Floyd’s ‘Knock On Wood’ and Edwin Starr’s ‘Twenty Five Miles’
Wilson recorded two subsequent Blue Note albums: Set Us Free and A Groovy Situation

Featured Tracks:

1. Bambu
2. Knock On Wood
3. Bus Ride
4. Orange Peel
5. Twenty-Five Miles
6. Blue Mode