Label: Kent Soul - CDKEND 333 • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered, Mono • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues, Soul
It was Lou Johnson 's unusual fate to be known, especially to fans of Burt Bacharach and Hal Davidfor recording versions of songs that became bigger hits for others. In a crueler irony, those original versions have been hard to come by even in the CD era, at least prior to the reissue of this superbly packaged and annotated compilation. Incomparable Soul Vocalist presents 25 tracks Johnson recorded for Big Top in the early to mid-'60s, including four previously unreleased tracks and a previously unissued extended alternate take of "Unsatisfied.
Judged with toughness, Johnson 's versions aren't as good as the more celebrated ones. But that doesn't mean they weren't good, as he was a fine suave soul-pop singer, though perhaps like Dionne Warwick closer to sophisticated pop than soul. Much of the other material was written by the songwriting team of Bill GiantBernie Baumand Florence Kayeand while it too has Park Avenue - Lou Johnson - Incomparable Soul Vocalist smooth uptown pop-soul feel, it's simply not as memorable as Bacharach - David 's output.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin Sawing Wood - Jac Holzman - 133 Authentic Sound Effects Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts.
Track Listing. Reach Out for Me. Lou Johnson. The Last One to Be Loved. Please, Stop the Wedding. The Panic Is On. No Other Guy. Magic Potion. Park Avenue. It Ain't No Use. Walk on Sex Kills - Dachise - Imbeciles In Love. A Time to Love, a Time to Cry. Kentucky Bluebird Send a Message to Martha. Park Avenue - Lou Johnson - Incomparable Soul Vocalist You Anyway Mr.
What Am I Crying For. Wouldn't That Be Something. You Better Let Him Go. Joy Byers. Who Is It Now. Just Be a Woman. Any Time. Herbert Lawson. This Night. Little Girl. Allen Toussaint. Love Build a Fence. Unsatisfied [Extended Take]. Any Time Herbert Lawson. Little Girl Allen Toussaint. Love Build a Fence Lou Johnson.