- The album "Plug Me In" was originally released in 1968 as Atlantic 1506.
"High Voltage" was recorded at The Village Gate in New York, and Shelly's Manne-Hole in Hollywood, CA. Originally released in 1969 as Atlantic 1529.
- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Atlantic 1506 (1968)
- Original Album #2: Atlantic 1529 (1969)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Besides his many musical and comedic talents, Eddie Harris was a musical innovator and pioneer. He first introduced the electric sax in the early '60s and was one of that instrument's most innovative and creative players, as is evidenced on this compact disc.
- 1.Live Right Now
- 2.It's Crazy
- 3.Ballad (For My Love)
- 4.Lovely Is Today
- 5.Theme In Search Of A TV Commercial
- 6.Winter Meeting
- 7.Movin' On Out
- 8.Funky Doo
- 9.The Children's Song
- 10.Ballad (For My Love)
- 11.Is There A Place For Us
- 12.Listen Here
2 LPs on 1 CD: PLUG ME IN (1968)/HIGH VOLTAGE (1968).
Includes liner notes by Bill Cerri and Joel Dorn.
PLUG ME IN:
Personnel: Eddie Harris (electric tenor saxophone); Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone); Jimmy Owens, Melvin Lastie, Joe Newman, James Bossy (trumpet); Tom McIntosh, Garnet Brown (trombone); Jodie Christian (piano); Charles Rainey (electric bass); Melvin Jackson, Ron Carter (bass); Richard Smith, Grady Tate (drums).
Producer: Joel Dorn.
Engineer: Bruce Tergesen.
Originally released on Atlantic (1506).
Personnel: Eddie Harris (electric tenor saxophone); Jodie Christian (piano); Melvin Jackson (bass); Billy Hart, Richard Smith (drums).
Producer: Joel Dorn.
Recorded live at The Village Gate, New York, New York and Shelly's Manne-Hole, Hollywood, California. Originally released on Atlantic (1529).
Personnel: Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone); James Bossy, Jimmy Owens, Joe Newman , Melvin Lastie (trumpet); Jodie Christian (piano); Grady Tate (drums).
Liner Note Author: Joel Dorn.
Recording information: Shelly's Manne-Hole, Hollywood CA; Village Gate NY.
Arranger: Eddie Harris.
In 1999, Collectables released Plug Me In/High Voltage, which contained two complete albums -- Plug Me In (1968, originally released on Atlantic) and High Voltage (1969, originally released on Atlantic) -- by Eddie Harris on one compact disc. ~ Jason Birchmeier