Monday, 3 March 2008

Just As I Am by Bill Withers




















Produced and Arranged by Booker T. Jones
(1971 Buddah Records)

This is the best Bill Withers album of them all. The man is a Genius! Every track is a classic and its brilliantly produced by Booker T. Jones. Nuff said.

Bass - Chris Ethridge and Donald "Duck" Dunn
Drums - Al Jackson and Jim Keltner
Guitar - Stephen Stills
Percussion - Bobbie Hall
Keyboards and Guitar - Booker T. Jones
Vocals and Guitar - Bill Withers

All songs written by Bill Withers except "Let It Be" written by Lennon/McCartney and "Everybody's Talkin'" written by Fred Neil.

Recorded in "Sunset Sound Recorders" and "Wally Heider Recording Studio", Hollywood.




















Side One

Harlem
Ain't No Sunshine
Grandma's Hands
Sweet Wanomi
Everybody's Talkin'
Do It Good

Side Two
Hope She'll Be Happier
Let It Be
I'm Her Daddy
In My Heart
Moanin' And Groanin'
Better Off Dead

2 comments:

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Djalma

Sergio said...

Great blog. Congratulations!
"Ain't No Sunshine" is a timeless masterpiece. By the way, if you want to hear (and see) a terrific cover, go to YouTube and check Jose Feliciano's version. It's jaw-dropping. Sadly he never recorded the song, it's live at a TV show.
Thanks for so wonderful music.