Ballads and Blues - Joey DeFrancesco
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  1. Get It All
  2. These Are Soulful Days
  3. Take the Coltrane
  4. You Don't Know What Love Is
  5. Jammin' in the Basement
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  1. Get It All
  2. These Are Soulful Days
  3. Take the Coltrane
  4. You Don't Know What Love Is
  5. Jammin' in the Basement
  6. Home on the Range]
  7. Ceora
  8. Basin Street Blues
  9. Mama Don't Allow No
  10. That's All
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Don't be fooled by the title. While Ballads and Blues may sound like a mellow batch of tunes to listen to while strolling in the park, the ever-soulful Joey DeFrancesco has something else in mind. The album takes off with "Get It All," a groovy piece of funk complete with Paul Bollenback's zesty guitar and Byron Landham's balanced backbeat. A steady, rocking groove also defines pieces like "Take the Coltrane" and "Jammin' in the Basement." The latter cut, in particular, emanates a good vibe, perhaps due to the presence of ...

Ballads and Blues 2002, Concord Jazz

UPC: 013431210825

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