Live at Carnegie Hall

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All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
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.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972333021
  • Catalog Number: 723330
  • Sales rank: 21,003

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Withers Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Bobbye Hall Percussion
Melvin Dunlap Bass
James Gadson Drums
The 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
Tom "Curly" Ruff Mastering
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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