Delaney & Bonnie & Friends - Motel Shot

 (Numbered Limited Edition)


Label:

Run Out Groove

Genre:

R&B/Soul

Product No.:
AROGR 016
Availability:
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Category:

180 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2
Coming November 03, 2017

180 Gram LP

$36.98

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First time reissued on vinyl in the U.S. since its original release!

Comes with unique and alternate cover art originally only issued in France!

Includes additional LP of acoustic outtakes from the sessions, recorded on tour, and never-before-issued on vinyl

Lacquers cut at Sam Phillips Recording Service in Memphis

Pressed on 180-gram black vinyl at Record Industry

Gatefold, 2LP set indivudally numbered, Stoughton Printing tip-on jacket

Delaney & Bonnie were an American musical duo, singer song writers and a married couple known as Delaney & Bonnie Bramlett that fronted a rock & soul ensemble called Delaney & Bonnie & Friends in the late 60s and 1970s. The "Friends" part included a laundry list of legendary performers such as Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, George Harrison, Leon Russell, Bobby Whitlock, Dave Mason, Rita Coolidge, King Curtis, and of course, Eric Clapton.

Delaney was from Mississippi and was an accomplished guitarist and singer. His earliest work included playing for the "Shindig!" TV series house band with Leon Russell. Bonnie was from Alton, Illinois, near St. Louis, and was an amazing singer performing with Albert King at 14 and Ike & Tina Turner at 19 years of age. She met and married Delaney when she moved to Los Angeles in 1967. The duo secured a recording contract with Stax in 1969 and released their debut album, Home.

Motel Shot is Delaney & Bonnie's fourth studio album released in 1971, their third release for Atco Records and their fifth album overall. The album's title refers to the impromptu, late-night jam sessions that touring musicians would get into while on the road. The album reached #No. 65 on the Billboard album chart and includes Delaney & Bonnie's biggest chart single, "Never Ending Song of Love," which peaked at No. 13.

Guest musicians on the album include Leon Russell, Joe Cocker, Duane Allman, Dave Mason, John Hartford, Clarence White, Gram Parsons and Bobby Whitlock. The band attempted to record the impromptu jam session in engineer Bruce Botnick's living room but ended up doing it over in a recording studio. The eight tracks recorded here are mostly acoustic and the song choices are mostly traditional gospel, blues and country standards.



Side 1
Where the Soul Never Dies
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Rock of Ages
Long Road Ahead
Faded Love
Talkin’ About Jesus

Side 2
Come On In My Kitchen
Don’t Deceive Me
Never Ending Song of Love
Sing My Way Home
Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
Lonesome and A Long Way From Home

Side 3
I’ve Told You For the Last Time
Long Road Ahead
Gift of Love
Come On In My Kitchen (alternate take)

Side 4
Blues
Lonesome and A Long Way From Home (alternate take)
What A Friend We Have in Jesus
Farther Along

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