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Life Line (album)

Life Line is an album by the George Adams-Don Pullen Quartet recorded in 1981 for the Dutch Timeless label.[1]

Life Line
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Studio album by
RecordedApril 5 & 6, 1981
ProducerWim Wigt
Don Pullen chronology
Earth Beams
Life Line
Melodic Excursions
George Adams chronology
Earth Beams
Life Line
Melodic Excursions
Alternate Cover
Life Line (album) alternate.jpg


The Allmusic review by Steve Loewy awarded the album 4 stars stating "There is some sensational music throughout, but the listener is left with a sense that this is not all that it could have been... While not the best effort by the quartet, it is one with plenty of rewarding moments".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Don Pullen except as indicated

  1. "The Great Escape or Run John Henry Run" – 4:42
  2. "Seriously Speaking" (George Adams) – 8:02
  3. "Soft Seas" (Dannie Richmond) – 7:20
  4. "Nature's Children" (Adams) – 9:48
  5. "Protection" (Adams) – 1:35
  6. "Newcomer; Seven Years Later" – 9:34
  • Recorded at Fendal Sound Recording Studio in Loenen Aan de Vecht, Holland on April 5 & 6, 1981



  1. ^ Don Pullen discography accessed May 17, 2011
  2. ^ a b Loewy, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 17, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 4. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.