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Across 110th Street J.J. Johnson United Artists UAS 5225, 1972
Across 110th Street album cover

A fine, thoughtful album from Bobby Womack (who wrote the theme) and jazz veteran J.J. Johnson. The album is a mix of classic seventies soul and a heady, beat-driven big band style of funk. The best track from a funk perspective is the outstanding 'Harlem Clavinette'. JJ Johnson on top form.

Overall Rating: 5
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reissue: Rykodisc (MGM)
CD: RCD 10706

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Track listing:

Across 110th Street (Bobby Womack and Peace) | Harlem Clavinette (J.J.Johnson and his Orch.) | If You Don't Want My Love (Bobby Womack and Peace) | Hang On In There (J.J.Johnson and his Orch.) | Quicksand (Bobby Womack and Peace) | Harlem Love Theme (J.J.Johnson and his Orch.) | Across 110th Street (J.J.Johnson and his Orch.) | Do It Right (Bobby Womack and Peace) | Hang On In There (Bobby Womack and Peace) | If You Don't Want My Love (J.J.Johnson and his Orch.) | Across 110th Street - Part II (Bobby Womack and Peace) |

 

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