Caught Up/Still Caught Up

Caught Up/Still Caught Up

by Millie Jackson
     
 

Hip-O made a natural choice for this repackaging of two Millie Jackson LPs: her love-triangle classic Caught Up from 1974, and its follow-up, Still Caught Up, from 1975. Sounding better than they ever have, this pair of albums chart the course of one of the most disastrous affairs in musical history. The first features sides from each perspective, withSee more details below

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Hip-O made a natural choice for this repackaging of two Millie Jackson LPs: her love-triangle classic Caught Up from 1974, and its follow-up, Still Caught Up, from 1975. Sounding better than they ever have, this pair of albums chart the course of one of the most disastrous affairs in musical history. The first features sides from each perspective, with Jackson brazenly discussing her affair with her lover's wife (on "All I Want Is a Fighting Chance") and later, taking the wife's part, giving up all hope of getting her husband back ("I'm Through Trying to Prove My Love to You"). The production is lush and the playing, by a crack team of Southern soul names, is crisp and effective. While Still Caught Up can't help but suffer an energy loss, it's a surprisingly strong record, featuring an unbelievable closer, "I Still Love You (You Still Love Me)," featuring Jackson being dragged away to an institution screaming (she even reprised the act for her stage show). In total, Caught Up/Still Caught Up is basically the equal of any solid Millie Jackson compilation, with highlights scattered all over the disc: "(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right," "It's All Over but the Shouting," "Making the Best of a Bad Situation," "Leftovers," and "I'm Tired of Hiding."

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Product Details

Release Date:
01/12/1999
Label:
Hip-O Records
UPC:
0076744014320
catalogNumber:
40143
Rank:
26558

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Tracks

  1. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
  2. The Rap
  3. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right (Reprise)
  4. All I Want Is A Fighting Chance
  5. I'm Tired of Hiding
  6. It's All Over But The Shouting
  7. So Easy Going, So Hard Coming Back
  8. I'm Through Trying To Prove My Love To You
  9. Summer (The First Time)
  10. Loving Arms
  11. Making The Best Of A Bad Situation
  12. The Memory Of A Wife
  13. Tell Her It's Over
  14. Do What Makes You Satisfied
  15. You Can't Stand The Thought Of Another Me
  16. Leftovers
  17. I Still Love You (You Still Love Me)

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