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Article ID LP-13876
Format LP
Artist George Faith
Title To Be A Lover
Track list
Pos. Sample Artist Title Riddim Remarks
1 MP3 sample George Faith Midnight Hour / Ya Ya
2 MP3 sample George Faith To Be A Lover
3 MP3 sample George Faith Opportunity
4 MP3 sample George Faith So Fine
5 MP3 sample George Faith I've Got The Groove
6 MP3 sample George Faith Diana
7 MP3 sample George Faith All The Love I've Got
8 MP3 sample George Faith Turn Back The Hands Of Time
Style(s) Lee Perry, Reggae
Label Music On Vinyl MOVLP2404
Producer Lee Perry
Year 1977
Country NL - Netherlands
Quality m/m re
Remarks Lee “Scratch” Perry, who gave Earl George Lawrence the name George Faith, was impressed with the singer’s early songs and worked with him for over a decade. Faith’s early songs dealt more with romanticism than political sense as opposed to other fellow contempary artists. On his To Be A Lover album the greater part consists of soul and r&b covers (suggested by Perry) like “Midnight Hour-Yaya” (Wilson Pickett), “I’ve Got The Groove” (The O’Jays) in his typical reggae-crooner style. However it is the odd-ball cover “Diana” (Paul Anka) which shows the unique style of George Faith on his 1977 debut album.
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