Marlena Shaw The Spice Of Life (1969)

Cadet
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  • 1. Woman of the ghetto
  • 2. Call it stormy monday
  • 3. Where can i go?
  • 4. I'm satisfied
  • 5. I wish i knew (how it would feel to be free)
  • 6. Liberation conversation
  • 7. California soul
  • 8. Go away, little boy
  • 9. Looking thru the eyes of love
  • 10. Anyone can move a mountain

All-time seminal album from Marlena Shaw recorded for Chess in 1969, arranged and produced by the great Charles Stepney and Richard Evans, featuring the 100% essential tunes 'Woman of The Ghetto', 'California Soul' and much more.

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Marlena ShawWomen of The Ghetto/Liberation ConversationCadet
Two killer soul jazz cuts taken from her classic 'Spice Of Life' album.
Marlena ShawActing Up (1978)Columbia
Featuring her superb version of "I'm Back For More"!
Marlena ShawAnthology (2015 Reissue) Soul Brother
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Marlena Shaw Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?SoulMusic Records
Classic 1975 Blue Note album by the wonderful Marlena Shaw! Includes killers "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Been Away Too Long".
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All-time classic funk / breaks anthem. Essential sunkissed party smash! Highly Recommended!!!

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