· Robinsongs and Cherry Red are
honoured to be releasing as a 2 on 1 the first two albums by Richard Tee
"Strokin’” recorded in 1979 and the 1980 album "Natural Ingredients”
· Both of these albums were originally
released on Bob James Tappan Zee label, and these two albums were also produced
by Bob James.
· Richard Tee worked with so many
superstars in the jazz field including George Benson, Grover Washington Jr
& Hank Crawford, but could also turn this hand to pop, and played keyboards
for Paul Simon, and featured in the band that backed Simon & Garfunkel for
their epic 1981 Central Park Concert. Richard was also the founding member of
the band Stuff. Sadly Richard passed away in July 1993.
· The albums "Strokin’” & "Natural
Ingredients” featured many fine jazz musicians including guitarist Eric Gale,
Drummer Steve Gadd, percussionist Ralph McDonald and Horn players the Brecker
Brothers & Tom Scott to name just a few.
· Stand out tracks on these albums are
‘Every Day’ which Richard co-wrote with Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder’s ‘Jesus
Children Of America’ and Willie Dixon’s ‘Back Door Man”.
· Sleeve notes by Mojo’s Lois Wilson.
Our Price: £9.95
1. FIRST LOVE.
2. EVERY DAY
4. I WANTED IT TOO.
5. VIRGINIA SUNDAY.
6. JESUS CHILDREN OF AMERICA.
7. TAKE THE A TRAIN.
8. WHAT A WOMAN REALLY MEANS
10. THE NUTS OFF THE SCREW
11. TELL IT LIKE IT IS
13. BACK DOOR MAN
14. SPINNING SONG