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In the Jungle, Babe

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band were near the peak of their popularity on this, their third Warner Brothers LP featuring three chart singles. Artistically, they are right there. The rough unevenness of LP number one is gone, and it flows smoother than their second album -- which spawned "Do Your Thing." "Till You Get Enough," a heavy dose of funk, charted at number 68 pop and 12 R&B in 1969; the slow, sensuous "Love Land" faired much better overall at number ten pop and number 20 R&B in 1969. A final single, "Must Be Your Thing" 1970, charted at number 67 pop and 12 R&B. The band also affix their disjointed rhythmic approach to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band were near the peak of their popularity on this, their third Warner Brothers LP featuring three chart singles. Artistically, they are right there. The rough unevenness of LP number one is gone, and it flows smoother than their second album -- which spawned "Do Your Thing." "Till You Get Enough," a heavy dose of funk, charted at number 68 pop and 12 R&B in 1969; the slow, sensuous "Love Land" faired much better overall at number ten pop and number 20 R&B in 1969. A final single, "Must Be Your Thing" 1970, charted at number 67 pop and 12 R&B. The band also affix their disjointed rhythmic approach to remakes of Edwin Starr's "Twenty Five Miles," the Doors' "Light My Fire," and Wilson Pickett's "I'm a Midnight Mover." In the Jungle, Babe is easily the most satisfying album of the bands' career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2005
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431656020
  • Catalog Number: 6560
  • Sales rank: 130,510

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Till You Get Enough - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (5:08)
  2. 2 I'm a Midnight Mover - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (2:11)
  3. 3 Light My Fire - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:42)
  4. 4 Comment - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (5:57)
  5. 5 Everyday People - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (2:31)
  6. 6 Must Be Your Thing - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:42)
  7. 7 Love Land - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:05)
  8. 8 Oh Happy Gabe (Sometimes Blue) - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (2:51)
  9. 9 Twenty-Five Miles - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:06)
  10. 10 The Joker (On a Trip Through the Jungle) - Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban (3:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band Primary Artist
Charles Wright Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Melvin Dunlap Group Member
James Gadson Group Member
Al McKay Group Member
John Rayford Group Member
Gabriel Flemings Group Member
Raymond Jackson Group Member
Bill Cannon Group Member
Technical Credits
Wilson Pickett Composer
Bobby Womack Composer
Jim Morrison Composer
Ray Manzarek Composer
John Densmore Composer
Charles Wright Composer, Producer, Liner Notes, Audio Production
Don Blake Engineer
Johnny Bristol Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Rudy Hill Engineer
James Lee Composer
Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart Composer
J. Mayo Williams Composer
Yusuf Rahman Composer
Ed Thrasher Art Direction
Darryl "Pop" Trotter Composer
Gerald Wexler Composer
Ivan Nagy Cover Photo
Robby Krieger Composer
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