Limited 180gm vinyl pressing. BACK TO OAKLAND was the fourth album by Bay Area based band Tower of Power, released in spring 1974. Tower of Power followed their self titled gold album with (as said by many critics) an even better album. This record had tougher, funkier and better produced cuts, stronger vocals from Lenny Williams (who was more comfortable as their lead singer), and included an excellent ballad in 'Time Will Tell' and a rousing tempo in 'Don't Change Horses (In the Middle of a Stream)'. The Tower of Power horn section reaffirmed it's reputation in both Soul and Pop circles. 'Back To Oakland' was voted by Modern Drummer Magazine as one of the most important recordings for drummers to listen to. Back to Oakland is the fourth album by Bay Area based band Tower of Power, Released in Spring 1974 on Warner Bros. Records. It was voted by Modern Drummer Magazine as one of the most important recordings for drummers to listen to.
Don't Change Horses (In the Middle of a Stream)
Just When We Start Makin' It
Can't You See (You Doin' Me Wrong)
Time Will Tell
Man from the Past
Love's Been Gone So Long
I Got the Chop
Below Us, All the City Lights
... Oakland Stroke
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