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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Hubert Laws - A Hero Ain't Nothin' But A Sandwich (1978)

1. School's Out [Benji's Theme] 2 I'm Your Fool [Butler's Theme]
3. Tiger's Pad
4. Trackin'
5. Rehabilitation
6. Drop and Pop
7. Somebody Right Now
8. Something to Feel Good
9. I Can't Leave You, Sweets
10. I'm Your Fool (Butler's Theme - Reprise)
Hubert Laws is best known for his small group dinner jazz-style material. It's a sound that can easily become background music and is too smooth for modern tastes. This album is features one notable exception, the great late 70s funk instrumental 'School's Out (Benji's Theme)' and is worth its bargain-bin price tag for that track alone. The film starred Paul 'Gordon's War' Winfield and Cicely Tyson and was based on the novel by Alice Childress.

Movie Review
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But A Sandwich (1978)