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  Наименование CD :
   Down Two Then Left

Год издания : 1977

Компания звукозаписи : Columbia

Музыкальный стиль : Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Album Rock

Время звучания : 42:34

Код CD : CK 34729

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Rock (Album Rock)      

With 1974's Slow Dancer, produced by Johnny Bristol, Scaggs recast himself as a more R&B-infused singer. 1976's multi-million-selling Silk Degrees found Scaggs' switch paying off commercially, displaying enough skills and chops that the odious "blue-eyed soul" tag was deemed passe. This is noticeably more detached than Silk Degrees. And although this set is indeed quirky, the often unsurprising production featuring almost-on-cue guitar solos makes this album more "mainstream" than it had to be. "Still Falling for You" kicks the album off and sets the standard for the skilled, seamless production juxtaposed to meandering, almost incoherent lyrics. The melodic "A Clue," the best of the released singles, attains the offhanded cool and tunefulness that most of this set is striving for. Although this set is more soulful throughout than Silk Degrees, nothing sticks out like "What Can I Say." More than anything, this album puts the spotlight on Scaggs' romantic views, but they are so all over the road it's hard to tell what he really thinks. On the lush "We're Waiting," a listener may not have an idea of what he's talking about, but his vocal inflections say what the lyrics fail to. After a while, Scaggs seems to give up on making this a statement about love and offers some so-so rockers. In particular, the strongly produced "1993" has Scaggs imagining a drastically changed world as he sings, "Before they take me up/They'll have to alter, alter me." Down Two Then Left has a melancholy appeal much like Al Green Is Love and Joni Mitchell's Hissing of Summer Lawns, but a few concessions prevent this from being in their elite class.

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  Соисполнители :

Alan Estes (Conga)
Barbara Korn (Horn)
Bobby Hall (Bongos, Conga, Percussion)
Bobby King (Vocals)
Carolyn Willis (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Chuck Findley (Flugelhorn, Horn)
Dana Hughes (Horn)
David Duke (Horn)
David Hungate (Bass)
Don Manza (Horn)
Don Menza (Horn)
Eldridge King (Vocals)
Ernie Watts (Horn, Saxophone)
Fred Selden (Horn)
Jai Winding (Keyboards, Piano)
James Haas (Background Vocals)
Jay Graydon (Bass, Guitar)
Jeff Porcaro (Drums, Timbales)
Jim Gilstrap (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Jim Haas (Background Vocals)
John Lehman (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Julia Tillman Waters (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Michael Omartian (Accordion, Conductor, Keyboards, Marimba)
Myrna Matthews (Vocals)
Phyllis Saint James (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Ray Parker Jr. (Guitar)
Roy Galloway (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Scott Edwards (Bass)
Stan Farber (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Steve Lukather (Guitar)
Steve Madaio (Horn)
Terry Evans (Vocals)
Venetta Fields (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Victor Feldman (Keyboards, Vibraphone)
Zedric Turnbough (Vocals, Background Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 Still Falling For You         0:03:54 Boz Scaggs
   2 Hard Times     T       0:04:28 -"-
   3 A Clue         0:03:53 -"-
   4 Whatcha Gonna Tell Your Man         0:03:51 Boz Scaggs / Jai Winding
   5 We're Waiting         0:06:20 Michael Omartian / Boz Scaggs
   6 Hollywood         0:03:09 -"-
   7 Then She Walked Away         0:04:06 -"-
   8 Gimme The Goods         0:04:13 -"-
   9 1993         0:04:02 -"-
   10 Tomorrow Never Came / Tomorrow Never Came (Reprise)         0:04:38 Boz Scaggs


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