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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Al Kooper - The Landlord (1970)

1. Brand New Day
2. The Landlord
3. Car Commercial
4. Walter G's Boogaloo
5. Croquet Game
6. Let Me Love You
7. Lainie's Theme
8. Rent Party
9. Elgar's Fantasy
10. Love Theme
11. Soul Hoedown
12. Doin' Me Dirty
13. Brand New Day
14. The Axe
15. God Bless The Children
Al Kooper plays guitar and organ on this rocky score. Other musicians of note include bassman Chuck Rainey and Steve Cropper. There's a small-group funk studio band who play three great, tight, brass-heavy tracks that are worth the price of the LP. The theme is excellent, dancefloor-friendly funk.