David Porter - Victim Of The Joke? An Opera


Concord Craft Recordings



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180 Gram Vinyl Record

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180 Gram LP


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First time reissued on vinyl!

Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee!

All-analog mastering by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl

180-gram vinyl pressed at Memphis Record Pressing

The 1971 concept album, Victim of the Joke?...An Opera is the third solo LP from the acclaimed producer, songwriter, and singer David Porter. Listed as one of the "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time" by Rolling Stone, Porter established his career at Stax, working alongside writing partner Isaac Hayes. This ambitious LP stands as a testament to Porter's endless creative spirit. Victim of the Joke pairs original pop-infused soul music and covers
(including a rendition of the Beatles' "Help!")

Side 1
1. If I Give It Up, I Want It Back
2. When You Have To Sneak (You Have To Sneak)
3. Help
4. I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over

Side 2
1. Scene 1: Storm In The Summertime
2. Scene 2: Pretty Inside
3. Scene 3: Human 3:
4. Scene 4: Airplane Ticket, Bus Ride, Can I Borrow Your Car?

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