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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson - The Education of Sonny Carson (1974)

1. Where Do I Go From Here? (Sonny Carson's Theme)
2. The Robbery And The Chase
3. Exercise Run
4. Girl, Girl, Girl (Sonny And Virginia)
5. Daydreams
6. The Rumble
7. Funeral Parlor
8. Please Be There
9. Flashbulbs
10. Father And Son
11. The Junkies
12. A New Direction
13. End Title (Sonny's Theme)
Leon Ware colloborated with Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson on this score to a socially aware and well respected film for its time. If you like Leon Ware's smooth soul sound you'll enjoy this album. The best funk moment is to be found on "The Rumble", a strong orchestral funk track.