Archie Shepp

Black Ballads


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Limited 2LP : Translucent Magenta Vinyl

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To celebrate the 45th anniversary of iconic Dutch jazz label Timeless Records, Music On Vinyl is releasing a series that features albums that are part of the Timeless Records legacy and will be released mainly throughout 2021/2022.

Archie Shepp’s Black Ballads first came out in 1992 and celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2022. This 2LP features eleven great jazz ballads including classics such as “Embraceable You” and “Georgia On My Mind” by the tenor saxophonist. Shepp is supported by pianist Horace Parlan, bassist Wayne Dockery and drummer Steve McRaven.

To celebrate the legacy of Wim Wigt’s Timeless Records 45th Anniversary,  Music On Vinyl is releasing the 45th anniversary Jazz Series. Each release includes the Timeless Records insert showing the first 8th albums on limited coloured vinyl.

Black Ballads is available on vinyl for the very first time as a limited edition of 500 individually numbered copies on translucent magenta coloured vinyl. The package comes with an insert with upcoming titles from The Timeless Records 45th Anniversary Jazz Series.

Tracklist

SIDE A 

1. DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS?
2. I KNOW ABOUT THE LIFE
3. GEORGIA ON MY MIND

SIDE B

1. EMBRACEABLE YOU
2. SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
3. HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN

SIDE C

1. LUSH LIFE
2. DÉJÀ VU
3. ANGEL EYES

SIDE D

1. ALL TOO SOON
2. AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'

Soundwave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey0YoH6YyxU&feature=emb_title