Friday, November 14, 2008

EP of the Day - "Bob James"

12" EP of the Day
"Bob James" (Castle) 2001

A special EP issued in UK by Castle Music, a subdisiary label of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
Includes three Creed Taylor-produced tracks from Bob James' CTI days ("Nautilus", the acid jazz anthem "Westchester Lady," and the most sampled jazz track ever by the hip-hop generation, Bob's landmark version of Paul Simon's "Take Me To The Mardi Gras") plus his first hit on Columbia/Tappan Zee, "Angela," the theme from the "Taxi" TV series.
Side A
1. Nautilus
2. Take Me To The Mardi Gras
Side B
1. Westchester Lady
2. Angela

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