Return of the Thin Man

Return of the Thin Man

by Noble "Thin Man" Watts
     
 
After taking several years off, Noble Watts returned in 1987 with Return of the Thin Man. Instead of following through on his storming, honking '50s and '60s R&B, Watts decided to take things in a different direction, toning things down a bit and concentrating on mellow grooves. There are a couple of uptempo workouts, of course, but the songs that make a

Overview

After taking several years off, Noble Watts returned in 1987 with Return of the Thin Man. Instead of following through on his storming, honking '50s and '60s R&B, Watts decided to take things in a different direction, toning things down a bit and concentrating on mellow grooves. There are a couple of uptempo workouts, of course, but the songs that make a lasting impression on Return of the Thin Man are the slower, conversational pieces that are warm, relaxed and friendly. It's the sound of an aging master who has found strength in maturity and isn't afraid to celebrate that fact.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/18/1990
Label:
Alligator Records
UPC:
0014551478522
Rank:
150449

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Performance Credits

Noble "Thin Man" Watts   Primary Artist,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Vocals,Track Performer
Taj Mahal   Guitar
Ernie Lancaster   Guitar
Bryan Bassett   Guitar
Scott Corwin   Drums
Otis Glidewell   Baritone Saxophone
Bob "Rattlesnake" Greenlee   Bass
Glen Lee   Organ
Jan Pattishall   Trombone
Bruce Staelens   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Scott Corwin   Engineer
Bob "Rattlesnake" Greenlee   Producer,Engineer
Bruce Iglauer   Liner Notes
Dick Bangham   Cover Design

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