Marlena Shaw The Spice Of Life (1969)

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    • Marlena Shaw – Woman of the ghetto
    • 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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