Live at Carnegie Hall

Live at Carnegie Hall

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by Bill Withers
     
 

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A wonderful live album that capitalizes on Withers' trademark melancholy soul sound while expanding the music to fit the room granted by a live show. Lovely versions of "Grandma's Hands" and "Lean on Me" are balanced by heartfelt downbeat numbers like "Better Off Dead" and "I Can't Write Left-Handed," the latter being an anti-war song with a

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A wonderful live album that capitalizes on Withers' trademark melancholy soul sound while expanding the music to fit the room granted by a live show. Lovely versions of "Grandma's Hands" and "Lean on Me" are balanced by heartfelt downbeat numbers like "Better Off Dead" and "I Can't Write Left-Handed," the latter being an anti-war song with a chilling message. The set finishes off with the lengthy "Harlem/Cold Baloney," with lots of audience-pleased call-and-response going on. One of the best live releases from the '70s.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/01/2008
Label:
Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC:
0886972333021
catalogNumber:
723330
Rank:
9904

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bill Withers   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Bobbye Hall   Percussion
Melvin Dunlap   Bass
James Gadson   Drums
L.T.D. Horns   Horn Section
Raymond Jackson   Piano

Technical Credits

Bill Withers   Producer,Horn Arrangements
Melvin Dunlap   Producer
James Gadson   Producer
Gary Ladinsky   Engineer
Phil (Boogie) Schier   Engineer
Leo Sacks   Reissue Producer
William Becton   Composer
Tony Martell   Executive Producer
Clayton Riley   Liner Notes
Alice Butts   Art Direction
Barron Storey   Illustrations
Raymond Jackson   Producer,Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements

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