terça-feira, 18 de fevereiro de 2014

PEPS & BLUES QUALITY - Sweet Mary Jane (1969 Swedish Blues Rock)


SWEET MARY JANE!! 
A DOCE MARIA JUANA!! 

A CAPA COM OS CARAS NO MEIO DA MARIJUANA DÁ O TOM DO SOM DOS CARAS!! BOA BANDA SUECA FORMADA EM 1968 E QUE JÁ HAVIA GRAVADO UM ALBUM NESSE MESMO ANO SOB O NOME LOUISINA PEPS!! COM O NOVO NOME DE PEPS & BLUES QUALITY GRAVOU SÓ ESSE ALBUM E SE SEPARARAM!! A BANDA ATÉ CONTINUOU SEM PEPS PERSSON E COM OUTRO VOCALISTA MAS MUDOU O NOME DA BANDA PARA NATURE GRAVANDO MAIS DOIS ALBUNS NUM ESTILO MAIS PROGRESSIVO!! AQUI OS CARAS FAZEM UM BLUES BEM AO ESTILO BRITÂNICO DOS ANOS 60 E COM PITADAS SUTIS DA PSICODELIA E DO JAZZ, NUMA MESMA BATIDA DE JOHN MAYALL NESSA ÉPOCA!! O VOCALISTA "PEPS PERSSON" FOI O ARTISTA MAIS IMPORTANTE NA INTRODUÇÃO DO BLUES NA SUÊCIA NO FINAL DOS ANOS 60!! VENENO SUECO RARO E RECOMENDADO!! 

Very rare orig. Swedish pressing on SONET, # SLP 2501, 1969 with MARIHUANA gatefold cover. Peps Persson was probably the most important artist in introducing blues to Sweden in the late '60s and early '70s. In 1966, Peps Persson formed the group Downbeat Crowd and released a cover of Muddy Waters' "Got My Mojo Working" as a single. The first LP, "Blues Connection", was released in 1968 on Gazell and the name of the band was now Linkin' Louisiana Peps. The second album "Sweet Mary Jane" under the name Linkin' Louisiana Peps & Blues Quality released in 1969 on Sonet, a label he would keep 
to for most of his career, and followed a traditional blues and R&B formula.


Peps Persson - Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar
Lasse Welander - Guitar
Mats Strömberg - Organ, Piano, Trumpet
Magnus Tingberg - Alto Sax
Pär David Johnson - Bass
Bosse Skoglund - Drums

01 - Sweet Mary Jane (4:21)
http://youtu.be/pV-FxKCJynw
02 - Copenhagen Blues (5:10)
03 - You're so Fine (3:53)
04 - Somebody (5:20)
05 - I Once Was A Gambler (6:37)
06 - Sail Off To Another Shore (3:53)
07 - Sad Night Is Fallin' (6:15)

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