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The Pointer Sisters* - Thats A Plenty

Published 12.01.2020 by Samuzshura

Label: Blue Thumb Records - BLE F56009 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues, Stage & Screen • Style: Country Rock, Country Blues, Soul, Ragtime, Louisiana Blues, Funk
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Stylistically, 's That's A Plenty is as diverse as their Cartagena Es Bonita - Los Ocho De Colombia - Comandantes Del Ritmo debut and proves that the immense talents of the Oakland-born quartet were far more than just a one-off fluke.

In fact, it was their multiplicity that may have initially prevented them from getting the exposure they deserved. The opening medley couples the tongue-in-cheek saga of their humble beginnings on the tastefully if not a tad dramatically arranged "Bangin' On the Pipes" with the rollicking bop of "Steam Heat," derived from the score of The Pajama Game.

Things are cranked up considerably on the The Pointer Sisters* - Thats A Plenty ' breakneck rendition of Dizzy Gillespie 's bebop classic "Salt Peanuts. Of equal note are the accompanying instrumentalists, who ably keep pace with substantial verve and sonic savoir-faire. While steeped in the original, it is at once a wholly unique presence. That's A Plenty 's title track is a hot-steppin' Dixieland rag with a tricky syncopation and mile-a-minute lyrics, while "Little Pony" is another classy remake of a venerable jazz number, this time from the luminous Count Basie catalog.

The Pointers definitely do it justice by bringing it to an entirely new audience. The surprising rural twang of "Fairytale" is undoubtedly the most incongruous entry on the LP, garnering the ladies their first foray onto the country singles survey.

The success resulted in not only a guest appearance at the Grand Ole Opry, but formidable lauds as Elvis Presley covered it to great effect both in the studio -- where it surfaced on 's Today -- and on the road. All the more compelling is the dark and lymphatic torch reading of "Black Coffee," brooding and seething with an undercurrent of palpable emotion -- especially during the improvised double-time scat vocals at the tune's conclusion.

Perhaps saving their best for last, the redux of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff 's "Love in Them There Hills" is an The Pointer Sisters* - Thats A Plenty outing that churns and burns into an inspired eight-minutes of unfettered funk, proving that the Pointers are easily as relevant as any of their contemporaries.

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    Mar 13,  · With it's heady mixture of swingin' jazz pieces ('Cloudburst', 'Jada'), gospel-flavored blues ('River Boulevard') and covers of Koko Taylor's 'Wang Dang Doodle' and the Lee Dorsey, Allen Toussaint-penned, 'Yes We Can Can' (a US Top 20 pop and R&B hit), The Pointer Sisters became one of 's best-selling gold-certified albums, showcasing the family group's imaginative harmonies, /5(4).
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    That’s a Plenty The Pointer Sisters. Released That’s a Plenty Tracklist. 7. Fairytale Lyrics. 8. More The Pointer Sisters albums Hot Together. Contact.
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    Jul 23,  · The Pointer Sisters* That's A Plenty ‎ (LP, Album) Victor Musical Industries, Inc. SWX Japan: Sell This Version/5().
  4. Molkis   Nataur 12.01.2020
    Dec 30,  · Shaky Flat Blues (my favorite Pointer Sisters recording) may be an homage to Hoagy Carmichael. It was written by Anita, Bonnie and June. That's a Plenty is a Dixieland novelty with bar room piano and oompahing tuba/5(21).
  5. Tull   Mekus 19.01.2020
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