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Syl Johnson - Is It Because I Am Black / Dresses Too Short download album

  • Performer: Syl Johnson
  • Title: Is It Because I Am Black / Dresses Too Short
  • Genre: Funk & Soul
  • Formats: FLAC AAC WAV MP2 ASF MIDI VOC
  • MP3 album: 1842 mb
  • FLAC album: 1127 mb
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Syl Johnson - Is It Because I Am Black / Dresses Too Short download album

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Artists Syl Johnson Dresses Too Short, Is It Because I'm Black. This album has an average beat per minute of 112 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 78/172 BPM). See the BPM profile of this album. Tracklist - Dresses Too Short, Is It Because I'm Black. 1. Dresses Too Short.

Single-disc reissue combining Johnson's rare initial two albums, originally released on Twinight in 1968 and 1970. His debut, Dresses Too Short, was a decent but derivative mix of cheery, uptempo Southern soul, somewhat in the mold of Joe Tex (in fact one of the cuts, "I'll Take Those Skinny Legs," and is an obvious takeoff of Tex's hit "Skinny Legs and All"). Ode to Soul Man" also shows that Johnson was listening to a lot of James Brown at this point.

Complete your Syl Johnson collection. Matrix, Runout (Side A): TM384. Matrix, Runout (Side B): TM3847-3.

Johnson’s first album (Dresses Too Short) was fairly innocuous good-time soul, but he’d obviously been doing some thinking about the world around him in the interim between it and his second release. Is It Because I’m Black is characterized by socially conscious songwriting, especially in the ute title track, an elongated, serious statement of black pride with a sad funk-blues groove

Tracks A1 Dresses Too Short 2:44 A2 I Can Take Care of Business 3:00 A3 Different Strokes 2:20 A4 Soul Drippin’ 2:24 A5 Fox Hunting on the Weekend 2:32 A6 Ode to Soul Man 2:30 B1 Come on Sock It to Me 2:26 B2 I’ll Take Those. Skinny Legs 1:57 B3 Try Me 2:02 B4 Same Kind of Thing 2:21 B5 I’ve Got the Real Thing 2:40 B6 Sorry ‘Bout Dat! 2:14. A little gem in the Southern Soul canon is Syl Johnson’s first Twinight album, released in 1968. More a collection of A- and B-sides, there nonetheless isn’t a trace of filler here. Syl, Yes !!! all his music is priceless and timeless.

Dresses Too Short by Syl Johnson. Diamond In The Rough by Syl Johnson. Back For A Taste Of Your Love by Syl Johnson. View all albums . Is It Because I’m Black. By: Syl Johnson (1970, Funk, Soul). It Is Because I’m Black. 3. Together, Forever. 4. Concrete Reservation. 6. Walk A Mile In My Shoes. 7. I’m Talkin’ Bout Freedom.

2. I Can Take Care Of Business. Different Strokes. 5. Fox Hunting On The Weekend. Ode To Soul Man. Come On Sock It To Me. 8. I'll Take Those Skinny Legs. 9. Try Me. 10. Same Kind Of Thing. 11. I've Got The Real Thing. 12. Sorry 'Bout Dat! 13. Is It Because I'm Black. 15. 16. 18. 19. I'm Talkin' 'Bout Freedom.

Tracklist

A1 Is It Because I Am Black
B1 Dresses Too Short

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): TM384
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): TM3847-3


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