James Mason Rhythm of Life (1977)

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  • 1. sweet power your embrace
  • 2. good thing
  • 3. free
  • 4. mbewe
  • 5. funny girl
  • 6. slick city
  • 7. rhythm of life
  • 8. hey hey hey
  • 9. i've got my eyes on you
  • 10. dreams


Absolutely essential jazz funk album! A rare groove classic and the only album James Mason recorded. Every track's a winner but look out for "Sweet Power Your Embrace", "Free" and "Slick City" in particular! You need this album!!

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