Tommy Bolin Private Eyes
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- Released: February 1, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
- 1.Bustin' Out For Rosey
- 2.Sweet Burgundy
- 3.Post Toastee
- 4.Shake The Devil
- 5.Gypsy Soul
- 6.Someday Will Bring Our Love Home
- 7.Hello Again
- 8.You Told Me That You Loved Me
Personnel includes: Norma Jean Bell (saxophone).
After the breakup of Deep Purple in 1976, guitarist Tommy Bolin wasted little time beginning work on his second solo album, Private Eyes. While it was more of a conventional rock album than its predecessor, Teaser (which served primarily as a showcase for his guitar skills and contained several jazz/rock instrumentals), it was not as potent. The performances aren't as inspired as those on Teaser or even those on Bolin's lone album with Deep Purple, Come Taste the Band, although there a few highlights could be found. The nine-minute rocker "Post Toastee" merges a long jam section with lyrics concerning the dangers of drug addiction, while "Shake the Devil" is similar stylistically. But Bolin wasn't simply a hard-rocker; he was extremely talented with other kinds of music: the quiet, acoustic-based compositions "Hello, Again" and "Gypsy Soul," and the heartbroken ballad "Sweet Burgundy." With his solo career starting to take shape (after the album's release, he opened for some of rock's biggest names: Peter Frampton, Jeff Beck, Rush, ZZ Top, etc.), Bolin's life was tragically cut short at the end of the year due to a drug overdose in Miami, FL. ~ Greg Prato
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