Johnnie Taylor Raw Blues
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- Released: October 25, 1990
- Originally Released: 1987
- Label: Stax
- $1.29 on iTunes1.Where There's Smoke There's Fire
- $1.29 on iTunes2.Hello Sundown
- $1.29 on iTunes3.Pardon Me Lady
- $1.29 on iTunes4.Where Can A Man Go From Here
- $1.29 on iTunes5.That Bone
- $0.99 on iTunes6.That's Where It's At
- $1.29 on iTunes7.Part Time Love
- $1.29 on iTunes8.If I Had To Do It All Over
- $1.29 on iTunes9.You're Good For Me
- $1.29 on iTunes10.You Can't Keep A Good Man Down
- $1.29 on iTunes11.You Can't Win With A Losing Hand
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Personnel: Johnnie Taylor (vocals).
Unknown Contributor Role: Johnnie Taylor.
While the "Raw" part of the title may be overstating the case just a bit, "Blues" describes this disc pretty well, thank you -- on his fourth album, Johnnie Taylor shifts his focus away from Stax's trademark Southern soul stylings towards leaner and grittier blues-based performances, a style he'd already shown a knack for on his earlier sets. Raw Blues still walks a line between soul and blues, with the sweet-and-sour tone of The Memphis Horns sometimes stacking the deck in favor of the former, but "Part Time Love", "Hello Sundown" and "You Can't Keep A Good Man Down" generate a potent late-night mood vibe which match the downcast authority of Taylor's voice. And if the always air-tight performances of the Stax studio crew (including Steve Cropper and Isaac Hayes) pack enough heat to turn "You Can't Win With A Losing Hand" and "That Bone" into potent dance floor material, Taylor's rough but passionate delivery never lets this get too close to the Land of the Slick. A strong and heartfelt set that serves as an important precursor to Taylor's later blues-oriented sets for Malaco. ~ Mark Deming
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