All music presented on this site is shared under the premise of "fair use"; this site is solely intended for the purpose of education and critique. If you are a rights holder to any of the music presented and wish for it to be removed, simply contact me directly and it will be taken down.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
LEE ROGERS - YOU'RE THE CREAM OF THE CROP
The first thing I'll say about this side is the first thing we hear; the LONGEST solo guitar intro that I've ever heard on a soul track. This incredibly gutsy move practically insured that this record wasn't a hit for Lee Rogers (a Detroit singer who released oodles of great records but never broke through), but it sure sounds fantastic and gutsy today. Not to mention that the guitar intro is plain and simply BAD ASS in its aggressive twang and assertiveness.
After the intro, the group comes in already accelerated into 4th gear for a fantastic ride in what feels like a fresh off the assembly line '65 Mustang. Yeah, it's a corker!