Lou Donaldson

Mr. Shing-A-Ling - Tone Poet Vinyl Edition (602577388514)

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Mr. Shing-A-Ling - Tone Poet Vinyl Edition

Lou Donaldson

Blue Note

602577388514

LPS 157297

602577388514

JAZZ

1

LP 30,57 €

· Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series

· 180g audiophile vinyl

· Manufactured at Technology Incorporated (RTI)

· RECORDED BY RUDY VAN GELDER

Mr. Shing-A-Ling, has long been considered the best of Lou Donaldson’s funk/soul albums from the late-60s, & includes a who’s who of great soul jazz players including Blue Mitchell, Jimmy “Fats” Ponder & Leo Morris aka Idris Muhammad. Donaldson’s funky version of “Ode to Billie Joe” is the most sampled track in Blue Note history, with artists including A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Drake, Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige, J Dilla, De La Soul, Eminem, and many more using the track for inspiration.

PERSONNEL:

  • BLUE MITCHELL, trumpet
  • LOU DONALDSON, alto sax
  • JIMMY PONDER, guitar
  • LONNIE SMITH, organ
  • IDRIS MUHAMMAD (LEO MORRIS), drums

New Jersey, October 27, 1967.

TRACKS:

  • A1. Ode To Billie Joe
  • A2. The Humpback
  • A3. The Shadow Of Your Smile
  • B1. Peepin’
  • B2. The Kid