Label: Atlantic - SD 1632 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo, Special Edition, White Label, Mono Gatefold Sleeve • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •
The rhythm section was the house band at American Studios. The recording was engineered and produced by Tom Dowd. Three of Im Comin five songs on the album were covers of songs originally released by soul artists. Bondswho recorded in Virginia. So though the only one song was certifiably of Memphis vintage, the conglomeration of young New York jazz musicians with one of the most storied Southern rhythm sections proved to be the catalyst for creating strong, fresh music that sounds like neither Memphis soul nor New York jazz.
This unique sound appealed to a large audience. The record is one of the best-selling Jazz albums of all time. Rolling Stone said " Memphis Underground is a piece of musical alchemy, a marvelously intricate combination of the "Memphis sound" and jazz lyricism".
Memphis Underground was a favorite album of writer Hunter S. Thompsonwho mentions it positively in several chapters Im Comin his book Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail. In the article The Battle of AspenThompson states Blood Ov The Strong - Thieves Of Sun And Moon his "Freak Power" campaign used Mann's recording of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" as the background music for their commercials.
Another writer, the British author Stewart Homeas a tribute to this Mann album, titled his novel some call it an antinovel Memphis Underground. In the novel, Home makes multiple references to soul, northern soul and jazz soul music. Influtist Alexander Zonjic covered the title track in his album "Passion. From Wikipedia, the free Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles - 1967-1970. Herbie Mann.
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