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Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus: The Real Me
     

Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus: The Real Me

by Johnny Adams
 

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The late Doc Pomus was one of the top songwriters in the R&B/blues tradition while Johnny Adams was one of his favorite singers; their eventual matchup was quite logical. Pomus wrote a few new songs and worked with Adams on planning this Rounder CD up until his own death. Fortunately the project was not halted and resulted in an enjoyable set. Pomus' intelligent and

Overview

The late Doc Pomus was one of the top songwriters in the R&B/blues tradition while Johnny Adams was one of his favorite singers; their eventual matchup was quite logical. Pomus wrote a few new songs and worked with Adams on planning this Rounder CD up until his own death. Fortunately the project was not halted and resulted in an enjoyable set. Pomus' intelligent and universal lyrics perfectly fit Adams' style which features flawless enunciation and an ability to sincerely convey a wide range of emotions. With hornlines arranged by Red Tyler, occasional brief solos contributed by pianist Dr. John and guitarist Duke Robillard, and top notch singing by Johnny Adams, Doc Pomus' music is well served on a strong set of blues and ballads.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/1991
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661210929
Rank:
86327

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Performance Credits

Johnny Adams   Primary Artist,Trombone,Vocals
Dr. John   Percussion,Piano,Hammond Organ
Duke Robillard   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Electric Guitar
James Singleton   Bass
Eric Traub   Tenor Saxophone
Alvin "Red" Tyler   Baritone Saxophone
Johnny Vidacovich   Drums
Charlie Miller   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Dr. John   Producer,Liner Notes
Duke Robillard   Contributor
Scott Billington   Producer
David Farrell   Engineer
Peter Guralnick   Liner Notes
Steve Reynolds   Engineer
Alvin "Red" Tyler   Arranger

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