- Number of Discs: 2
- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Atlantic 1666 (1974)
- Original Album #2: Atlantic 1679 (1975)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Jazz pianist Les McCann first came to fame in 1956. An equally talented pianist, singer and arranger, McCann pioneered the "soul-funk" movement in jazz. The two albums collected here were originally released by Atlantic in the mid-'60s and highlight McCann along with some of the greatest session players of the time: Chuck Rainey, Jon Faddis, Herbie Hancock, and Cissy Houston.
Tracks on Disc 1:
- 1.Maybe You'll Come Back
- 2.The Song Of Love
- 3.When It's Over
- 4.Somebody's Been Lying 'Bout Me
- 5.Go On And Cry
- 6.My Soul Lies Deep
- 7.The Morning Song
- 8.Someday We'll Meet Again
Tracks on Disc 2:
- 2.Changing Seasons
- 3.Got To Hustle To Survive
- 4.Medley: Butterflies / Everytime I See A Butterfly
- 5.Says Who Says What?
- 6.Will We Ever Find Out Fathers
- 7.Well, Cuss My Daddy
- 8.Why Is Now
- 9.Let Your Learning Be Your Eyes
2 LPs on 1 CD: ANOTHER BEGINNING (1974)/HUSTLE TO SURVIVE (1975).
Personnel includes: Les McCann (vocals, piano, electric piano, clavinet, synthesizer); Jon Faddis, Joe Wilder (trumpet); Herbie Hancock (piano); Chuck Rainey (electric bass); Cissy Houston (background vocals).
Producers include: Joel Dorn, Les McCann, Jack Shaw.
Originally released on Atlantic (1666) & Atlantic (1679).