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Love REEL TO REAL (WB) Vinyl Record - Digital Download Included

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Love REEL TO REAL (WB) Vinyl Record - Digital Download Included
Limited vinyl LP pressing including digital download that features full album plus 12 bonus tracks. Deluxe reissue of the final studio album from one of rock music's most gifted and enigmatic legends. Reel To Real captures Arthur Lee and Love at the peak of their rock/funk/soul powers. Originally released in 1974 on RSO Records, this beautifully packaged, deluxe reissue features vibrant, remastered audio from the original tapes, a 28-page, 9x12-inch LP booklet with an illuminating essay by Rolling Stone's David Fricke, and a trove of candid, unpublished photos. What Arthur Lee began on Love's Black Beauty, he brought to fruition on Reel To Real. Armed with a major label budget, and a powerful, intuitive band, he dug deep into the blues, soul, and rock grooves that first inspired him, reaching out to a new audience with his fierce and forward-thinking personal vision. The album features Arthur's beloved Black Beauty band: drummer Joe Blocker, guitarist Melvan Whittington, and bassist Robert Rozelle, who he referred to as, "cats who can play funky and rock," augmented by guitar-ace John Sterling, and cameo appearances by legendary guitarists Harvey Mandel and Buzzy Feiten. To a palette of stinging guitars, explosive brass (arranged by Arthur Lee), deep funk bass and clavinet, splashes of spacey synthesizer, and dream-team female backing vocals, Arthur Lee brought his funkiest and most soulful collection of songs, and channeled the most visceral vocal performances he ever committed to tape. High Moon Records has unearthed 11 revelatory, previously-unreleased tracks from the original sessions - including alternate takes and mixes, live-in-studio rehearsals, and four newly-discovered Arthur Lee originals: "Do It Yourself," "I Gotta Remember," "Somebody," and "You Gotta Feel It." This ultra-rare bonus material fills out the picture of a fearless, agile and very funky ensemble, led by a masterful singer-songwriter at his feral, exultant best.

Digital Download Code Included
An MP3 digital download code is included with this record. Once you open your purchase you'll be able to download a digital copy of all the tracks contained on this album with rights for your own perpetual personal use.

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Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

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