Southern Comfort (The Crusaders album)

Southern Comfort is a 1974 album by jazz-fusion band The Crusaders.

Southern Comfort
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1974
Recorded1974
StudioWally Heider Recording, Hollywood, California
GenreJazz fusion
Length63:25
LabelABC/Blue Thumb Records
ProducerStewart Levine
The Crusaders chronology
Scratch
(1974)
Southern Comfort
(1974)
Chain Reaction
(1975)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings     [3]

The AllMusic reviewer Jason Elias wrote: "A good representation of the Crusaders' tasteful and intelligent playing, Southern Comfort is more than recommended to their fans."[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Stomp And Buck Dance" (Wayne Henderson)
  2. "Greasy Spoon" (Stix Hooper)
  3. "Get On The Soul Ship" (Joe Sample)
  4. "Super Stuff" (Henderson)
  5. "Double Bubble" (Sample)
  6. "The Well's Gone Dry" (Larry Carlton)
  7. "Southern Comfort" (Henderson)
  8. "Time Bomb" (Sample)
  9. "When There's Love Around" (Hooper)
  10. "Lilies Of The Nile" (Wilton Felder)
  11. "Whispering Pines" (Henderson)
  12. "A Ballad For Joe (Louis)" (Sample)

PersonnelEdit

The Crusaders

ChartsEdit

Chart (1974–75) Peak
position
US Top LPs & Tape[4] 31
US Soul LPs[5] 3
US Jazz LPs 1

SinglesEdit

Year Single Chart positions
US
R&B
[6]
US
Dance
1975 "Stomp and Buck Dance" 41 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Elias, Jason. "The Crusaders: Southern Comfort". AllMusic. Retrieved April 4, 2020.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 53. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 323. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  4. ^ "The Crusaders Chart History: Billboard 200". December 27, 1974. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "The Crusaders Chart History: Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". April 4, 1975. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  6. ^ "The Crusaders Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". December 13, 1974. Retrieved May 1, 2020.

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